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The Pot Detective in Cyprus

Dr. Gloria London Independent Scholar Knud Jensen was a Danish rural police officer with dreams of becoming a Mediterranean archaeologist. To do so he joined the United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus beginning in 1964. When not on village patrols, he recorded the immense old-fashioned wine fermentation jars littering rural roads. Following a centuries-old […]

Virtual Symposium: Color in Ancient Tennessee

The Parthenon 2500 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

Join us for a free virtual talk on Tuesday, November 15, at 12 PM Central. This Virtual Symposium is free and open to the public. ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM: Dr. Kevin Smith, archaeologist and professor at Middle Tennessee State University, will share his archaeological work to understand the pigments and colors used by Native Americans right […]

Dr. Steve Warren

University of Iowa campus (exact location TBA) Iowa City, IA

Dr. Steve Warren (University of Iowa) will discuss his recent research on community-engaged research and collaborations between the three federally-recognized Shawnee tribes and state archaeologists and historians to protect Hopewell mound complexes in Ohio.

NAGPRA and the Challenge of Tribal Sovereignty in Removal States

116 Art Building West (ABW) 141 N Riverside Dr, Iowa City, IA

Even before 1990, and the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Native nations forcibly removed from their Midwestern homelands have worked to protect their ancestors’ right to eternal rest. NAGPRA has been a powerful tool in this centuries-long struggle. The results have been mixed. Thanks, in part, to lax state cemetery […]