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Archaeology in the Time of Black Lives Matter

Two weeks after the initial panel, 60 attendees gathered for a workshop geared towards creating a resource guide that would rest as the foundation of an an anti-racist archaeological praxis.

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The Northwest Anthropological Conference – Portland, Oregon | March 6-9, 2024

Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 8:00 AM - Saturday, March 9, 2024, 6:00 PM
The Northwest Anthropological Conference – Portland, Oregon | March 6-9, 2024 The 2024 theme is […]

Stories of Archaeology While Black
An Oral History Series

Dr. George Abungu

Dr. George Abungu

In this interview Dr. George Abungu describes his education at the University of Nairobi and…

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Dr. Alexandra Jones

Dr. Alexandra Jones

At the Society for Historical Archaeology conference in Quebec, Canada, Dr. Ayana Flewellen sat down…

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Peggy Brunache

Dr. Peggy Brunache

Dr. Peggy Brunache is a lecturer at Dundee University, culinary consultant and has done numerous…

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 Black Archeologists in the Media
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