Category Archives: human identification

Anthropology: Kleinfelters XXY Syndrome. Weapon grave of Suontaka, Hattula in Finland reveals flexible gender roles in the early Middle Ages

Weapon grave of Suontaka, Hattula in Finland reveals flexible gender roles in the early Middle Ages – The Archaeology News Network — Read on archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2021/07/weapon-grave-of-suontaka-hattula-in.html

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‘Forensics: ‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves | Canada

Kona Williams says many unanswered questions remain about how to investigate remains found at the sites of residential schools — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jul/26/canada-indigenous-forensic-pathologist-unmarked-graves

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Forensics: Disinterment at Indian School cemetery concludes; one casket contained two sets of remains

Disinterment at Indian School cemetery concludes; one casket contained two sets of remains | The Sentinel: News | cumberlink.com — Read on cumberlink.com/news/local/disinterment-at-indian-school-cemetery-concludes-one-casket-contained-two-sets-of-remains/article_a988610e-391b-573b-b8b7-2addaa83d72b.amp.html

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Forensics: Lack of awareness, data hinders cases of missing and murdered Native American women, study finds

Lack of awareness, data hinders cases of missing and murdered Native American women, study finds — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1235233

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Forensics: Native American children’s remains returned from boarding school

Remains of children from the Rosebud Sioux tribe returned home in emotional ceremonies held in Yankton and Whetstone Landing, about two hours from Iowa. — Read on amp.desmoinesregister.com/amp/8001971002

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Forensics: Military forensic team could help identify Native residential school remains: Canada

The Casualty Identification Program specializes in using forensics along with historical and anthropological research to identify battlefield remains. — Read on globalnews.ca/news/8035204/canadian-forces-identification-team-residential-schools/

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Forensics: Opinion. It’s time to end the trade secret evidentiary privilege among forensic algorithm vendors

The GAO report shines an urgent spotlight on technical issues concerning law enforcement’s use of forensic algorithms. Policymakers should act now to ensure that forensic algorithm vendors do not abuse intellectual property laws to undermine due process values. — Read … Continue reading

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Forensics: US opens its own investigation. My relatives went to a Catholic school for Native children. It was a place of horrors

After the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former school for Native children in Canada, it is time to investigate similar abuses in the US — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jun/30/my-relatives-went-to-a-catholic-school-for-native-children-it-was-a-place-of-horrors

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Anthropology: A racist scientist built a collection of human skulls. Should we still study them? | Science | AAAS

Anthropologists face a reckoning over remains of enslaved people in museums — Read on http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/07/racist-scientist-built-collection-human-skulls-should-we-still-study-them

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Anthropology: Northumbria expert leads ground-breaking forensic study on 18th century Caribbean slave graveyard

The remains of skeletons found at one of the largest cemeteries for enslaved people in the Caribbean are being studied at Northumbria University. — Read on newsroom.northumbria.ac.uk/pressreleases/northumbria-expert-leads-ground-breaking-forensic-study-on-18th-century-caribbean-graveyard-3115556

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