In today's episode, we talk to Jessica and Jasmine of Community Connections, LLC, a non-profit archaeological and educational organization in Colorado. Both with previous careers in Cultural Resource Management, Jessica and Jasmine wanted to bring together the "resource" and the people that give archaeology its importance and meaning. Approaching this in various ways, they hope to create a more excited, involved, and informed public in their local area. Chelsi and Kirsten discuss their work, their vision, and the experiences they've had along the way.
Because June is always a busy month for archaeologists, this month's new episode arrives at the end of the month. We are joined by Dr. Chris Stantis, Ph.D. to discuss the ethics of working with legacy collections in museums. Chris is a bioarchaeologist who works with stable isotope studies of human remains to learn about... Continue Reading →
The episode originally aired on April 1, 2018. The hosts were Emily Long, Kirsten Lopez, and Sara Head, with guest Stephanie Halmhofer. This episode discusses the wild world of pseudoarchaeology. The regular panel is joined by Stephanie Halmhofer at Bones, Stones, and Books to discuss the nature of pseudoarchaeology, how to identify it, what to... Continue Reading →
Return with us to the simpler time of 2017 with April Beisaw. In this episode we discuss the archaeology career search. Specifically how to market yourself as a professional, as an archaeologist, and as an academic. We will discuss internet presence, using in-person networking to your best advantage, and the importance of showing up. Much... Continue Reading →
Whether you are an aspiring archaeologist, a veteran of the field, or someone interested in how archaeological skills can contribute to your community, you will find something inspiring in our discussion with Pacific Northwest archaeologist Emily Taber. Emily shares her experience in volunteering with local search and rescue teams, with an organization that helps fire... Continue Reading →
Join Emily Long and Kirsten Lopez as we bring in two of the editors of "Engaged Archaeology in the Southwestern U.S. and Northern Mexico," Dr. Sara Herr and Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin, to discuss their new book. We discuss how archaeologists can create an engaged archaeological practice. We explore what engaged archaeology is, what that means... Continue Reading →
In this episode, hosts Emily Long and Dr. Chelsi Slotten are joined by Dr. Laura Heath-Stout to discuss her research on the ongoing issues of classism, disability, diversity, and ableism in archaeology. We dive into how these issues continue to challenge Cultural Resource Management and Cultural Heritage Management fieldwork and academia. Lastly, we take a... Continue Reading →
Dr. Paulette Steeves joined the hosts to discuss her work in indigenous archaeology, decolonizing archaeology, and ongoing research to demonstrate the true depth of indigenous history in the Americas. Pre-order her book, 'The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere'! Show Notes Pre-order the book here! (University of Nebraska Press) Check out Dr. Steeves ongoing database!... Continue Reading →
On today's episode, we will be speaking with the founders of the Coalition of Master's Scholars on Material Culture. Formed during the summer of 2020, CMSMC coalition for the advancement of Master's scholarship and research, peer support, and discussion. We discuss their mission, goals, and plans for the future. Show Notes Find information about the... Continue Reading →
On this episode, Emily Long and Chelsi Slotten host Laiken Jordahl from the Center for Biological Diversity. Laiken has been witness to much of the ongoing conflict and impacts created with the construction of Trump's promised Border Wall along the US-Mexico border. We discuss the ongoing destruction of important cultural and ecological sites along the border wall construction zone.