Community Connections LLC: Archaeology with a Purpose

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.

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 →

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 →

All About Sally Binford with Liz Quinlan

We are joined by Liz Quinlan to learn about the extraordinary life of trowelblazer Sally Binford. Feminist, archaeologist, free spirit, and all around badass. This is one you don't want to miss. Quinlan also discusses her research, presentation, and future publication on the work and legacy of on Sally Binford. Show Notes Trowelblazers- Sally Binford... Continue Reading →

Confronting Illegal Trafficking in Archaeology with Dr. Donna Yates – Repost

The illegal trafficking of artifacts is an ongoing problem in archaeology. Dr. Donna Yates joins the hosts to discuss her work in tracking trafficked antiquities and how this problem can be stopped. This episode originally aired on January 1, 2018. Show Notes • AnonymousSwissCollector.com• TraffickingCulture.org• StolenGods.org• CultureCrime.org• http://www.historytoday.com/donna-yates/trafficking-culture• http://www.newsweek.com/isis-makes-100-million-year-smuggling-ancient-artifacts-iraq-and-syria-647524• https://www.unidroit.org/instruments/cultural-property/1995-convention/

Archaeology and the Alt Right

Issues of Alt-Right and White Nationalist Groups Co-Opting History White supremacists and the alt-right often use history and archaeology as a mechanism to 'legitimize' their claims. Join us as we discuss this trend from the misrepresentation of Norse history to the misbelief of a racially pure Greek and Roman world. These groups have twisted the... Continue Reading →

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