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Anthropology / Everything Human

Features

Stories

Phenomenon

The Hidden Color Code in Mimbres Pottery

Patterned markings on some Southwestern pots in the U.S. may have been used to symbolize color in black-and-white arts.

This illustration represents how Indigenous peoples around the globe, as highlighted by depictions of a few specific communities, are striving to keep endangered languages alive as dynamic sources of cultural identity.

Expressions

Why Are Languages Worth Preserving?

Expressions

How Names Tell Stories of Loss and Resilience

Bhutanese Nepali refugee communities in the United States have embraced an approach to identity that reflects their unique heritage and underscores the power of choosing their own labels.

mortuary archaeology - The Slavia Field School in Mortuary Archaeology in Drawsko, Poland, unearthed a 400-year-old cemetery.

Field Notes

Digging up the Dead