#FilmFriday: The Eagle Huntress (2016)

**Warning: Contains Spoilers** Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, defies years of patriarchal tradition to pursue her dream in becoming an Eagle Hunter. The Eagle Huntress (2016) provides viewers with an intrinsic view of her courageous journey and the steps required in mastering the craft. Being the first female Eagle Hunter in twelve generations, Aisholpan is stigmatized and doubted by… Read More #FilmFriday: The Eagle Huntress (2016)

#ThesisThursday: Deforestation and the Collapse of Easter Island & the Classic Maya

The collapse of the Easter Island (also known as Rapa Nui) and the Classic Maya population has remained a mystery since their discoveries. Despite substantial research, anthropologists still debate over what caused the fall of these ancient societies. The Easter Island and Classic Maya collapse, although different, were caused by one significant factor, deforestation. This… Read More #ThesisThursday: Deforestation and the Collapse of Easter Island & the Classic Maya

#FridayReads

Chris Stringer’s Lone Survivors: How We Came To Be The Only Humans On Earth (2012) Out of all our ancestral hominin species, why are Homo sapiens the sole survivors? Paleoanthropologist, Chris Stringer, addresses this question through a series of fossil finds, genetic tools, and dating methods from archaeological excavations. Although this publication is five years… Read More #FridayReads