That is the name of an absolutely fascinating story in the San Diego CityBeat. The story is about what happens when the Dept. of Homeland Security and the border fence collide with archaeology and a people’s desire to protect their past. It is an amazing read…
I recently wrote about a lawsuit filed against Yale, Skull and Bones, and the Federal Government by descendents of Geronimo. The situation has become a little more complicated.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is engaging in a wonderful project to digitize its entire collection. Reuters has the story:
The Voice of the Taino People Online has an interesting post up concerning the discovery of a five acre site near Jácana, Puerto Rico:
Nature has an interesting news item called Online anthropology draws protest from aboriginal group:
Recently I wrote a review on Cuno’s new book Who Owns Antiquity. In that review I expressed my disappointment at the few solutions Cuno proposed. The next day, I returned to the subject with a post discussing the Virtual Vault at the Arizona State Museum. In this post I would like to point you to another possible solution – one being used to help preserve Iraqi antiquities.