As high-elevation ice patches melt due to climate change, artifacts and stories long held in ice are being revealed. This fragile heritage needs to be acknowledged and protected.
Small towns in western Wisconsin are being divided by a little-known mining boom. An anthropologist who lives in the region set out to understand why.
Centuries before the Mongols took over the Eurasian steppe, the horse nomads of the Uyghur Empire responded to an epic drought through clever trade deals and unlikely alliances.
Time and again, Western researchers are realizing that Indigenous peoples have long had sophisticated insights and deep wisdom about the world.
They founded California’s first commercial abalone fisheries, but after a few short decades, they were forced out by institutional racism. Let’s not repeat the same mistakes with current and future immigrants.
With more than 2 million people, the sister cities of El Paso and Ciudad Juárez make up the second largest binational urban center on the U.S.-Mexico border. Here, the border is far more than a line on a map.