Making Connections

GUEST POST: Sir? Do you have anything on ‘Ethnocentrism’?

Sir? Do you have anything on ‘Ethnocentrism’?
Dr Stanley Griffin (right) with students visiting the UWI Museum. Full disclosure: These were not the Carib Civ students! We didn’t catch him on camera that time.
by Dr Stanley H Griffin, UWI Archives

JUST FOR FUN: The story of Eleven Years, Two Countries, One Hat!

In 2006, an American archaeologist working in Jamaica brought her parents along for a visit. One highlight was a trip to the Trelawny Yam Festival in Albert Town. Dr Jillian Galle and her parents Pete and Janet remember the winding drive trip up the mountain, the hustle and bustle and constant music and the many kinds of yam spread out on offer. As a souvenir, Pete bought himself a Trelawny Yam Festival cap, which became a prized possession, hanging with other caps at his farmhouse in the state of Maine, USA.

Guest Post: The Past is NOT Our Future

by Prof Matthew Smith, Director of The Past is Not Our Future and Chair of the Department of History & Archaeology, UWI Mona Campus
Prof Matthew Smith, Director of The Past is Not Our Future and Chair of the Department of History & Archaeology, UWI Mona

GUEST POST: The Past is NOT Our Future

by Prof Matthew Smith, Director of The Past is Not Our Future and Chair of the Department of History & Archaeology, UWI Mona Campus
Prof Matthew Smith, Director of The Past is Not Our Future and Chair of the Department of History & Archaeology, UWI Mona

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