James W. Springer

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April 16, 2021

Repatriation and the Threat to Objective Knowledge

James W. Springer and Elizabeth Weiss

We reject the view that the members of any ethnic, racial, or tribal group have the sole right to tell “our story,” because that story is not solely theirs.

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April 28, 2021

Responding to Claims of Archaeological Racism

James W. Springer and Elizabeth Weiss

A response by Dr. Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer, who recently came under fire after presenting a paper at the Society for American Archaeology (SAA).

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