On this episode, the first of 2023, Emily Long and Chelsi Slotten share some of their favorite archaeological finds, site discoveries, history-based shows, and interesting news stories from 2022. Tune in to learn more about the discovery of the Endurance, a newly discovered Maya City, learning more about Indian boarding schools and the horrors that happened there, and the return of the Benin Bronzes.
Discovery of Shackleton’s Ship: https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/shackletons-ship-found-after-a-century-long-search
Excavations at King Arthur’s Stone: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/arthur-stone-tomb-excavation-scn/index.html
Germany Returns Benin Bronzes: https://www.npr.org/2022/12/21/1144666811/germany-nigeria-returns-benin-bronzes-looted#:~:text=Germany%20has%20returned%2022%20Benin,by%20British%20soldiers%20in%201897.
Dating Footprints: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-22524-2
Indian Boarding Schools in Colorado: https://www.cbsnews.com/colorado/news/indian-boarding-school-trauma-recalled-by-denver-elder-as-state-launches-study/#:~:text=The%20Native%20American%20Boarding%20School,of%20the%201950s%20and%201960s.
Sand Creek Massacre Historic Site: https://www.cpr.org/2022/10/05/u-s-interior-secretary-haaland-announces-expansion-of-sand-creek-massacre-historic-site-in-colorado/