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Screen Memory, Social Distancing & Speculative Fiction: The Geek Anthropologist 2021 in Review

emmalouisebackeanthro , January 1st, 2022


2021 wasn’t quite the year we anticipated, nor does the conclusion of the year feel like it does justice to the warped sense of time, distance, and stasis…


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Two Archaeologists Unscientifically Argue That Ethical Practice Is Anti-Science

emmalouisebackeanthro , April 27th, 2021


By April M. Beisaw, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Vassar College, NY In recent weeks, two archaeologists–Bruce Bourque and Elizabeth Weiss–have published on how archaeology has …


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Reclaiming the Ancestors: Indigenous and Black Perspectives on Repatriation, Human Rights, and Justice

Daniel Salas , August 31st, 2020


Over the last several centuries, Indigenous, Black, and other colonized peoples’ remains have been turned into objects of study for archaeologists, anthropologists, and other scientists. This ca…


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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,…


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After 87 Years At The Smithsonian, Bones Of Alaska Natives Returned And Reburied

After 87 Years At The Smithsonian, Bones Of Alaska Natives Returned And Reburied

After 87 years in a Smithsonian collection, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home

After 87 years in a Smithsonian collection, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home

Metepenagiag First Nation celebrates return of 60,000 artifacts

Ainu skull stolen in 1879 makes historic return from Berlin

Quapaw tribe continues repatriation efforts of cultural items

British Museum helps return stolen artifact to Uzbekistan

For Haida, wooden chest holds the promise of reunion with Indigenous treasures

Native America’s Necessary And Imperfect Law, Chip Colwell for HuffPost

Native America’s Necessary And Imperfect Law, Chip Colwell for HuffPost

Call for Sessions: 2017 Indigenous International Repatriation Conference

Call for Sessions: 2017 Indigenous International Repatriation Conference

SAR Lecture: Repatriation beyond the U.S.

SAR Lecture: Repatriation beyond the U.S.

Kennewick Man: Build bridges to prevent a repeat of ill will

Guest Article: 2016 Indigenous International Repatriation Conference: A Global Dialogue on “Shifting the Burden” in Museology

Guest Article: 2016 Indigenous International Repatriation Conference: A Global Dialogue on “Shifting the Burden” in Museology

Harvard repatriating ancestral human remains from Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Harvard repatriating ancestral human remains from Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe