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Hofmeyr Man

This is my reconstruction of a Homo sapiens individual from 36,000 years ago, whose skull was uncovered near the town of Hofmeyr in South Africa. One remarkable finding is that this skull’s morphology is distinct from that of the region’s modern Bantu- and Khoisan-speaking inhabitants, but resembles that of Upper Paleolithic skulls from Europe. 29 more words



We are children

Waiting for elders

With true hunter gatherer souls

Though Our Fathers

Hold us tight

In patriarchal embrace

Leaving us rooted

Without nourishment… 53 more words

Social inequality before farming? An interview with Luc Moreau on his website and upcoming conference

I met Luc Moreau 8 years ago on the Breitenbach excavation (in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) – an important open-air Aurignacian settlement. At the time he was one of the two coordinators of the excavation, and to this day this is probably the most enjoyable field research I’ve ever been to. 531 more words


Straight down the line? A queer consideration of hunter-gatherer studies in Northwest Europe

Cobb, H., 2005. Straight down the line? A queer consideration of hunter-gatherer studies in north-west Europe. World Archaeology, 37(4), pp.630-636.

I came across this article while organizing all of the articles that I have collected on my computer over the years. 428 more words

Interpreting Scholarly Articles

Improving Sustainability of Animal Products

While animal products can be very important to developing countries with certain nutrient deficiencies, some of the developed world has surpassed the point of meat consumption that is considered healthy.  655 more words


Let the chips fall where they may

Good news for me today! I got word that my physical therapy for my left leg, gait and balance is approved. I’ll call the physio place that I am approved for tomorrow and set up the next appointment. 711 more words

Why the Kalahari 'Bushmen' are Earth's most successful civilisation

The Ju/’hoansi people of the Kalahari have always been fiercely egalitarian. They hate inequality or showing off, and shun formal leadership institutions. It’s what made them part of the most successful, sustainable civilisation in human history… 1,705 more words