Badass Women in Archaeology – Part 3

Join hosts Emily Long, Chelsi Slotten, and Kirsten Lopez, as we explore the works and contributions of women archaeologists from the past and present. These are women that inspire not only us, but the field of archaeology as a whole to do better, be better, and create great work. Show Notes Anna Marie Prentiss -Field... Continue Reading →

Gendered Artifacts – Repost

This episode originally aired on July 23, 2017.  The episode is with hosts Chelsi Slotten, Kirsten Lopez, and Emily Long, and guests Jessica Irwin and Deidra Black.  On this episode, we discuss why some artifacts are viewed as having some intrinsic gender.  For example, weapons tend to be associated with men/seen as male tools, while... Continue Reading →

The History and Archaeology of Thanksgiving

On this episode, Chelsi, Kirsten, and Emily chat about the history and archaeology of the Thanksgiving holiday. What was the original harvest celebration all about? Were the Pilgrims an absolute bummer? What are our misconceptions about this holiday? What can archaeology tell us about the relationship between the Pilgrims and indigenous communities? The hosts also... Continue Reading →

Engaged Archaeology Book Review and Interview

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 →

The Archaeology Tools Guide

By Chelsi Slotten Archaeologists use a lot of different tools when excavating. These will differ depending on the geographical area you are working in, the site conditions, and the type of archaeology you are doing.  For example, a lot of bioarchaeologists (aka archaeologists who study bones) have dental picks in their toolkit, which other archaeologists... Continue Reading →

Decolonizing Archaeology with Dr. Paulette Steeves

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 →

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