Professor Matthew Liebmann featured in the Harvard Gazette's "To Serve Better"

February 26, 2020
Matt Liebmann

The Harvard Gazette interviews Professor Liebmann on his research at Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico. The Gazette's yearlong "To Serve Better" project shares "stories of people committed to public purpose and to making a positive difference in communities throughout the country". Their selection to spotlight Professor Liebmann comes as no surprise to this department. The principle of inclusivity required of community-based archaeology underscores Liebmann's persistence towards indigenous equity in archaeological research and practice.

“It’s about sovereignty,” Liebmann said. “It’s about teaching people to understand that the land was stolen, and archaeology is a tool to document the indigenous footprint in that territory.”

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