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  1. 'Send in scientists, not police': Roe 8 sparks yet more questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Protests continued on Thursday at the Roe 8 site in Bibra Lake as an anthropologist met nearby with traditional owners anxious about potential destruction of artefacts.

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  2. Rain reveals 'river'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The causeway made from dressed sandstone that archaeologists say was part of the GT Road built by Sher Shah Suri Patna, Dec. 8: Rudyard Kipling might have found it befitting. A hidden part of the fabled Grand Trunk Road that the English chronicler had described as a "river of life" has been brought back to light by the aqueous lifeline called monsoon.

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  3. Jennifer Lawrence Is Getting Twitter Heat For Scratching Her Butt With Sacred Hawaiian RocksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    Last Friday, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt stopped by The Graham Norton Show to help promote their sci-fi flick Passengers . While Chris got downright magical , Jen told an embarrassing story about ass scratching - one that's now causing her some friction While filming one of the Hunger Games movies in Hawaii, the 26-year-old had a REALLY itchy butt, so she decided to scratch it on some rocks that just happened to be sacred to the local people.

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  4. Report: rock walls prove 'historic Maori farming' practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A group campaigning against a Special Housing Area at Ihumatao, Mangere is disputing an draft archaeological report produced by the developers. The recent shell midden discovery at the proposed site has led to a review of the land in south Auckland.

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  5. Dakota Access pipeline company fighting small state fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    North Dakota's Public Service Commission maintains that a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners failed to get proper approval to proceed with construction after Native American artifacts were found along the pipeline route in October. The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline is fighting North Dakota regulators' efforts to impose a fine of at least $15,000 after working on land where Native American artifacts were found without running it by the commission that oversees pipelines.

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  6. "Just the Tip"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Savage Minds

    ... for an immense problem that emerges from our political conjuncture. This week, Rex posted his History of Anthropology timeline , a huge effort of 5 years, and he said in its presentation that this timeline encompasses all anthro authors from USA, UK ...

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  7. How to kill the Trans Mountain pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MacLeans

    Opponents of Trans Mountain amass, with some eyes alighting on Lightning Rock-which could prove to be a lightning rod, akin to Standing Rock Lightning Rock has long been sacred to the Sumas people of B.C.'s Fraser Valley-a site where a shaman was thought to have transformed into a giant boulder before getting blasted into four pieces by a bolt from an avenging thunderbird. In the 1780s, perhaps as a show of deference, the Sumas interred victims of smallpox around the stone, creating a 12-hectare burial ground they've recently scrambled to preserve.

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  8. Secrets of the Paleo diet: Archeological discovery reveals plant-based menu of prehistoric manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Blog

    A tiny grape pip , left on the ground some 780,000 years ago, is one of more than 9,000 remains of edible plants discovered in an old Stone Age site in Israel on the shoreline of Lake Hula in the northern Jordan valley, dating back to the Acheulian culture from 1.75-0.25 million years ago. The floral collection provides rich testimony of the plant-based diet of our prehistoric ancestors.

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  9. Standing Rock became pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Disaster News Network

    The Army Corps of Engineers, the federal agency responsible for investigating, developing and maintaining water and related environmental resources, recently announced that they would not allow the Dakota Access pipeline to be constructed under the Missouri River and through Lakota territory . This decision essentially ended the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's protest against the pipeline, which they claimed would both desecrate their sacred sites and cause potential environmental harm.

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  10. The Terracotta Army marches into LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The First Post

    China's clay soldiers attracted record crowds when they were exhibited in London. Now it's Merseyside's turn to marvel Few exhibitions, even at one of the world's largest and most pre-eminent museums, cause such a furore that the overwhelming number of visitors prompts the closure of the institution's gates.

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  11. Hunting the Wild FavaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newswise

    ... of the "Timing of Cultural Changes" track of the Max Planck-Weizmann Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology, and Dr. Valentina Caracuta, a former postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Boaretto's group who is currently a researcher at the ...

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  12. China's terracotta warriors march back to the UK for the first time ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Bloody first picture of designer boyfriend of arrested 'Catwoman' Jocelyn Wildenstein after she 'slashed him with scissors' and 'poured hot wax on his face' during late night brawl Nevada student, 14, who swung a knife at his classmates before being shot by police 'was bullied for days before he snapped' Are you subconsciously unhappy in your relationship? Expert reveals the 10 signs that prove it's finally time to call it quits Michael Slager foreman reveals that HALF of the jury was undecided about convicting officer in shooting death of unarmed black man Walter Scott Leonardo DiCaprio sneaks into Trump Tower for meeting with Donald and Ivanka about how green jobs can boost the economy 'To the naked eye this looks like your standard cute photo': The reality of what's REALLY going on in this snap illustrates the sacrifices of motherhood - so can YOU figure it out? Mother and ... (more)

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  13. British ship carrying 30 barrels of gold that sank 160 years ago...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Bloody first picture of designer boyfriend of arrested 'Catwoman' Jocelyn Wildenstein after she 'slashed him with scissors' and 'poured hot wax on his face' during late night brawl Nevada student, 14, who swung a knife at his classmates before being shot by police 'was bullied for days before he snapped and attacked his classmates' Mother and daughter, 14, whose bodies were found dumped in a well were 'stabbed to death by her estranged husband' Bragging, sexual innuendos and liking too many Instagram photos: Women reveal the things that REALLY make men look like they're trying too hard 'To the naked eye this looks like your standard cute photo': The reality of what's REALLY going on in this snap illustrates the sacrifices of motherhood - so can YOU figure it out? Are you subconsciously unhappy in your relationship? Expert reveals the 10 signs that prove it's finally time to ... (more)

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  14. Terracotta Warriors are coming to the UK in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burton Mail

    Excitement is brewing as the Terracotta Warriors are coming to the UK and are set to be on show in Liverpool in 2018. The warriors were last in the UK in 2007 for what was the British Museum's second most successful exhibition ever, after the Tutankhamun show in 1972 which was seen by 1.7 million people.

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  15. Historic Iraq Sites Reclaimed in Mosul OffensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Live Science

    A military offensive to take back the city of Mosul, Iraq, from the terrorist group ISIL has also resulted in the retaking of several historic sites that ISIL destroyed and looted. The offensive is being carried out by the Iraq military and the Peshmerga, which is a Kurdish force supported by Iraqi Kurdistan .

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  16. Vallo di NeraRead the original story

    Yesterday | TrekEarth

    Vallo di Nera Beautiful castle overlooking the Valnerina, between its narrow streets is still surrounded by the magic of the Middle Ages. The urban layout is compact, with the typical structure of the castle hill: the original nucleus built around the square of San Giovanni Battista, the highest point of the hill, lie flat and steep climbs ring roads.

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  17. VisitScotland hails 2017 Year of History, Heritage and ArchaeologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    A Roman bake-off, a live archaeological dig of St Kilda in Minecraft and a colourful international weaving festival are among events lined up to celebrate Scotland's history next year. VisitScotland has hailed the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology as an exciting opportunity to relive Scotland's fascinating past through a range of events and activities, with over one third of visitors drawn to Scotland for its history and culture.

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  18. Professor Anne Storch from the University of Cologne receives Leibniz PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... reorientation of her field. Storch applied theoretical and practical questions and methods from cultural anthropology and the social sciences to African studies, thus contributing important new perspectives to the research field. In exemplary ...

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  19. Confronting the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Putting Faith in Humanitarian AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | CFR.org

    Experts discuss the role faith-based organizations have taken during the refugee crisis and the challenges of aiding and resettling refugees in the United States and abroad. Jeffrey Crisp, senior director for policy and advocacy at Refugees International, and Rochelle Davis, associate professor of cultural anthropology at Georgetown University, join Andrew Parasiliti, director of the Center for Global Risk and Security at the RAND Corporation, to discuss the long-term welfare of Syrian refugees and the burden on host countries.

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  20. Archaeologists examine Indigenous site dating back 2,200 years on Exploits RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Archaeologist Laurie Maclean combs through a dig site near Grand Falls-Windsor where he and Don Pelley found material dating back 2,200 years. Laurie Maclean, an archeologist, and Don Pelley, dig assistant, spent two weeks in November sifting through mud, clay and dirt on the edge of the river in search of items that belonged to the Groswater Eskimos.

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