Two Years of Archeological Fantasies!

  That's right! This will be year three of the Archeological Fantasies Podcast! We've got two years behind us and we haven't run out of material to debunk yet.  It helps that new stuff pops up almost daily anymore, even if it is all recycled. We decided to christen the New Year by rehashing the... Continue Reading →

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The Importance of Myth and Oral Traditions

Context, as we know, is Queen, much like the GPS is God. When you chose to ignore context, you can make up anything you want and probably find something out there to support it. That doesn't make it true or correct, and the refusal to see that is just insulting at best. I've lost count of how many times I've seen or read some fringe theorists spouting off about how they know more about what a Native tradition "really meant" than the living decedents of that tradition. What's more is by trying to force traditions that aren't yours to fit your favorite story, you're missing out on actual information that is being conveyed via these rich and varied traditions.

ArchyFantsites, Now in Podcast Flavor!

In case you missed it Monday, we launched a new podcast! In conjunction with the Archeology Podcast Network, we've launched an amazing podcast furthering the goals of this blog by making debunking pseudoarchaeology available to your ears as well as your eyes! Not going to lie here, I'm pretty excited about this. I have an... Continue Reading →

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