Caribbean Archaeology

diagram of related individuals

A new look at kinship

The Florida Museum's Bill Keegan, curator of Caribbean Archaeology, co-authored a paper asking bioarchaeologists to reevaluate traditional assumptions about kin...
This piece of pottery is from the Weeden Island series, the subject of Bullen Award winner Mark Donop's research. Florida Museum of Natural History photo by P. Payne

Winners of 2017 Austin and Bullen Awards announced

The Florida Museum of Natural History recently announced the winners of the 2017 Austin Award and Bullen Award, given for student research and significant contributions to the development of museum collections and programs. Greg Stull received the...
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Mother Sea Turtle

Green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas, live in tropical and subtropical seas across the globe. Today, green sea turtles are recognized as endangered by the IUCN, and their populations are declining globally, due to overhunting, habitat loss, pollution a...
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Catch of the day

Contrary to our current dilemma, the Taino always knew where their fish came from "Here, the fishes are so unlike ours that it is amazing; there are some lik...
Excavate the Clifton site

Bahamas’ first national heritage park

Nestled in a dry tropical forest on the western shores of New Providence Island the Clifton plantation has for centuries been remote from the hustle and bustle of Nassau. The plantation dates to the late 18th century and at that time it was a four-ho...