Author: Sarah Wild

Does DNA Simplify or Complicate Repatriation Claims?

Sarah Wild , December 8th, 2021

University of Cape Town archaeologist Simon Hall leads a visit to the farm in Sutherland, South Africa, from which the remains of several individuals were taken a century…


What Did the Stone Age Sound Like?

Sarah Wild , December 15th, 2020

Archaeologists Joshua Kumbani (left) and Sarah Wurz (right) work at a site near the Klasies River in South Africa. Joshua Kumbani On South Africa’s southern coast, above the…


Restoring Dignity to Stolen Ancestors

Sarah Wild , December 5th, 2019

A man stands on the farm in Sutherland, South Africa, where a medical student once unethically exhumed nine bodies for scientific study. Je’nine May/UCT Almost 100 years ago,…