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The cute critter rewriting our understanding of prehistory

Atlas Obscura

2020

Is marriage over?

Aeon

2020

Orphans & their quests

Aeon

2019

Violence and the Inuit

[Comment on essay by Helen Epstein]

The New York Review of Books

2019

People suspected of witchcraft are still being persecuted and killed

Vice

2019

Modern shamans

Sapiens/The Conversation

2019