Posts tagged south america
Episode 17 - Very Special Guest: Dr. Jonathan Bethard

We talk to Dr. Jonathan Bethard about his career path from bassoons to bioarchaeology, the many duties of a coroner, life in Transylvanian villages, vampires (maybe), and his important work helping to identify victims of political conflicts and natural disasters all over the world.

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Episode 14 - Aztecs Are Not Incas Are Not the Maya: Latin America in Antiquity

To kick off Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month, we attempt to help you (and ourselves) be less wrong about the most famous early Mesoamerican cultures. This week, it’s a crash course on Aztec, Inca, and Maya history, the thorny issues of contemporary indigenous cultural identity, and some Very Cool Things, ancient and modern!

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