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Category Archives: Ethics

Heritage Act at Centre of Continuing Klappan Dispute

Dogwood Initiative details the latest round in the efforts of Shell to rebuild a road into the Klappan and the efforts of the Klabona Keepers’ to use all means possible to protect Tahltan cultural resources. The BC Heritage Conservation Act — and the provision that archaeological sites are protected as long as they are older […]

Toronto Star Picks Up HTS Story in Advance of AAAs

The Canadian media has noticed the Human Terrain System (HTS) story a few days shy of the start of the Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association. An old and long debated story in the American anthropology blogosphere (e.g. at, the Toronto Star asserts that the HTS issue is “[embroiling anthropology] in a bitter […]