A collection of 10 posts
Podcast # 194: Canada’s Unmarked-Graves Social Panic: How Did the Media Get This Blockbuster Story So Wrong?
Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay talks to National Post reporter (and popular Substack author [https://therealstory.substack.com/]) Terry Glavin about the blockbuster 2021 claim [https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/28/world/canada/kamloops-mass-grave-residential-schools.html] that hundreds of murdered Indigenous children had been found in unmarked graves, the process
Jennifer Raff’s ‘Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas’—A Review
Jennifer Raff’s Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas [https://www.amazon.com/Origin-Genetic-Americas-Jennifer-Raff/dp/1538749718/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=] was published with much fanfare in February, garnering a rave New York Times review [https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/08/books/review/A-Genetic-History-of-the-Americas-By-Jennifer-Raff.
The Problem of Sex Discrimination in Indigenous Archaeology
In January, as reporters were celebrating [https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/07/arts/television/amy-schneider-jeopardy.html?smid=url-share] the first woman—and also the first transgender person—to win more than a million dollars on Jeopardy!, I was reading up on the discrimination still faced by biological women who