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Excellent thread: why shows like #LegendsOfTheLost and other #pseudoarchaeology books and programs reinforce racist assumptions about PoC and indigenous people. These shows are not “harmless fun”, but build on centuries of dehumanizing and colonial attitudes toward these groups.
More from @DSAArchaeology - who will be our keynote speaker at this year's pseudoarchaeolgy-themed @UTAntiquities symposium.
And for a different view, arguing that we can use these shows to challenge some of the very problematic assumptions that underpin them and to present real archaeological research, here's @CatJarman's take on working with #LegendsOfTheLost
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