SANIGHTAAQ – Yupik Ceremonial Gut Parka

Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History | May 28—August 4, 2019 Curated by a team of Columbia University Museum Anthropology graduate students, this exhibit features a striking 19th century sanightaaq, or Siberian Yupik ceremonial gut parka. The garment was...

In Memory of Ralph Solecki (1917-2019)

Ralph S. Solecki, an eminent American archaeologist and an influential member of the Columbia Anthropology faculty from 1959-1988, died on March 20 at the age of 101. He is best-known for his work in Iraq at Shanidar Cave, but also carried out a great deal of research...
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