Tags : archaeology

I’m Thankful for You! Here’s a Gift!

Over this last year, I have taken more time to reflect on gratitude as I navigate the variety of struggles that have come my way. I’m sure this has been the case for many of us around the world. I’ve really been enjoying crafty quiet times. As a small token of my gratitude for your […]Read More

Part Three of the Black History Month Series: From NYC

This is part three (final) of the 2019 Black History Month series on two important sites- the African Burial Grounds in NYC and a tiny island called St. Helena. Sorry, it was delayed, but Black History need not be confined to a single month anyway.   The northern regions of the United States were long […]Read More

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Forensic Anthropology In a

I’m super excited to write this post because it means I did something really cool! I originally had this scheduled to post two weeks after I returned, but I wanted to compare my experience to some of my friends. It’s been a couple months since I’ve returned from my internship in Limassol, Cyprus with the […]Read More

Culture Through Art: The 1930s edition

Some of the most powerful, insightful and dynamic chroniclers and anthropologists have actually been artists. Through their art, artist captured and preserved not just important events in a particular time and space, but they also used their art to pass along cultural traditions, identity, news, social commentary, reflections of the world around them. Many anthropologist utilize art […]Read More

Early NYC and The Robbers of the Grave (Archaeology of

Note: As you read, learn and engage with this series of articles, there are some other themes that I encourage you to think about, and try to make connections to as you follow: The culture of mistrust between the African American population and the medical community Power dynamics between the biomedical model and traditional practices […]Read More

New York's Slave Past: The History and Archaeology of the

“New York City, 1741. A growing population of slaves and indentured white laborers had city authorities on edge. When a series of fires broke out in March and April, suspicion fell on a conspiracy of these lower classes. A white servant, with promise of freedom and a reward, implicated about a hundred blacks and whites […]Read More