by Robyn Arianrhod
In this UN International Year of Indigenous Languages, here is the story of a pioneering linguist and ethnographer.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Jane Landers
These records date back to the 1590s and document some of the earliest black history of the U.S.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Eric Herschthal
How we remember the past shapes the fight for racial justice today
SOURCE: Los Angeles Review of Books
by Jim Sleeper
There are compelling anthropological reasons why almost every society in history has invented “special covenant” and “origin” myths, or “constitutive fictions.”
by Geoffrey Sill
Trump’s unsupported allegations that immigrants are “animals, not people” may find a popular reception among many Americans because the association between immigrants, criminality, and reptility goes back to a period well before the founding of the nation.
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