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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Chip Colwell

Chip Colwell is Senior Curator of Anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. He has published more than 50 academic articles and book chapters, and 10 books, most recently "Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Culture." He is the founding editor-in-chief of, an online magazine about anthropological thinking and discoveries. His work has been highlighted in such venues as The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Foreign Affairs, Archaeology Magazine, BBC and TEDx. Born and raised in Tucson, Chip is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Gordon R. Willey Prize of the American Anthropology Association and the National Council on Public History Book Award.

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Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Culture
Science / Medicine / Technology
University of Chicago Press
March 2017
ISBN 9780226298993
356 pages
$30.00, INSTOCK
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Introduction -- Resistance: war gods -- Only after night fall -- Keepers of the sky -- Magic relief -- Tribal resolution -- All things will eat themselves up -- This far away -- Regret: a scalp from Sand Creek -- I have come to kill Indians -- The Bones Bill -- We are going back home -- Indian trophies -- Ac. More/less

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