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Racism and the Society for Historical Archaeology: Advancing an Anti-Racist Institutional Identity (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Michael Nassaney. Cheryl LaRoche.

Archaeologists are well aware of the ways in which our personal and political lives influence our practice. Since the 1980s the profession has paid increasing attention to the racialization of the past and how white privilege, white supremacy, and racial hierarchy structured the material world and our analysis of it. We have paid less attention to how these conditions continue to structure our institutions. Membership surveys in archaeology demonstrate that our professional societies are...

White Privilege and the Archaeology of Accountability on Long Island (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Meg Gorsline.

Dating to ca. 1660 and occupied for several generations by a locally prominent family, the Brewster House is revered as the oldest home in a Long Island town keen on memorializing history.  An archaeology of accountability reveals another side of the story, one that destabilizes complacent expectations and sanitized interpretations of white middle class homes.  Working from Bernbeck and Pollock’s (2007) premise that historical archaeologists must uncover the disturbing parts of history along...