• Reconstruction of Amerindian Village St. Vincent
    Local volunteers complete the reconstruction of the Amerindian Cayo Village on St. Vincent.
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  • An ancient and nutritious – but dangerous – Caribbean food
    Dr. Jaime Pagán Jiménez on the use, processing, and consumption of guáyiga in the Caribbean islands.
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  • Healing Landscapes in Cuba and Dominican Republic
    Recently, Cuban news reported that a Ceiba tree was removed from the center of Havana. Why did this event become a headline?
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  • Peer Coaching for NEXUS Researchers
    On a very early morning, Pauline Kulstad joined the NEXUS1492 group through Skype from Santo Domingo to discuss her chapter on spatial patterning at Concepcion de la Vega.
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  • Film: Living on Heritage - Amerindian Presence in Haiti
    How do local Haitians see their connection with the heritage they live upon? By Till Sonnemann and Joseph Sony Jean.
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NEXUS1492 - Transformations of Amerindian Cultures Across the Historical Divide

New World Encounters in a Globalizing World

NEXUS logoThe ambition of NEXUS1492 is to rewrite a crucial and neglected chapter in global history by focusing on transformations of indigenous, Amerindian cultures and societies across the historical divide of 1492. It investigates the impacts of colonial encounters in the Caribbean, the nexus of the first interactions between the New and the Old World.

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Landscape Archaeology Conference
22 Aug

Landscape Archaeology Conference

22 - 27 August 2016. The 4th International Landscape Archaeology Conference will be hosted by the D...
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World Archaeological Congress

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