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Is it Legal to Collect Arrowheads on Federal Land?

June 3, 2013


I have spent some time on arrowhead collecting forums and there was first told that it is legal to hunt arrowheads on Federal land in the US (as opposed to all other forms of collecting/looting that are illegal on Government land). Supposedly there is a loophole called the Carter loophole, named after the former president. Apparently, Carter […]

McDonalds = Archaeology Profession?

April 30, 2013


Sam Hardy has an excellent piece on  free archaeology: job insecurity and the need for an archaeological minimum wage. I have been meaning to build off of it for some time now but have been very busy so this is a bit delayed. First, go read Sam’s post- it covers so much and is very good. […]

Journal Access and Continual Professional Development

March 6, 2013


A project I have been working on for the last couple of months just went live an hour ago, it’s one of the reasons my posting here as been so erratic. I have been working on creating a service to provide continual professional development and it even comes with access to research journals. Over the […]

The Economics of Archaeology Part 3: Why Wages are Low and Why you Boss in Not a Heartless Bastard(maybe)

February 18, 2013


In part one I talked about how lowering wages will not stop under cutting and in part two of this series I discussed why unions are not the solution. In this part I will discuss why your wages are so low. Yesterday, I mentioned some readings on the topics of heritage laws in England and […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XXII

January 26, 2013


Over 100+ blogs covered so far, full list can be seen here and more to go. Here is this weeks installment to add to the list: Mike Pitts – Digging Deeper– “This site is about archaeology, and things that catch the interest of an archaeologist who is lucky enough to work in journalism: I […]