One political anthropologist considers whether a "no-contact" approach to remote Indigenous peoples may—in the long run—lead to unforeseen risks.
Long considered by Europeans to be void of archaeological riches, Timbuktu is a treasure trove of ancient human history.
Since the colonial era, straight hair has been an exclusive symbol of beauty in Dominican culture. That's beginning to change.
The ethical, legal, and research-oriented tools of archaeology can encourage Native American self-determination rather than undermine it.