Today we start a new segment with Dr. Jennifer Raff. We explore the use of ancient DNA in archaeology and how our understanding of such has changed over the years. We also look at the most recent misuse of the Olmec culture as evidence of a pre-columbic African presence in the Americas, and what DNA tells us about that.
Jennifer Raff –
@jenniferRaff – Twitter
Violent Metaphors – Blog
Solutrean Hypothesis –
The Solutrean Hypothesis – Episode 31
Ancient DNA –
New DNA Results Show Kennewick Man Was Native American
The Anzick Clovis Site: Clovis-Aged Burial in American Northwest
Miami-Dade Schools teaching Olmecs as Africans – (this has since been removed from their website) –
Things to Watch/Read/Hear –
Book Breaking and Book Mending: Most academic books aren’t written to be read—they’re written to be “broken.” That should change by
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