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Communicating Christ in Animistic Contexts. In this first segment the North American anthropologist explains his personal and professional motives for working with Maya Indians in Yucatan, Mexico. The next level of cultural organization is the band. Classical evolutionism, meanwhile, has been revived in the United States by some cultural anthropologists who speak of “multilinear evolutionism” or many paths to modernization. Killgrove's articles are a combination of new bioarchaeological discoveries written for a general audience and essays aimed at students and professionals. (Click here to read her Forbes blog and here to read her at Mental Floss .) UWF Archaeology Institute Receives Grant to Explore Spanish Fleet in Pensacola Bay -- The UWF Archaeology Institute recently received a Special Category Grant totaling more than $290,000 from the Florida Division of Historical Resources to explore a Spanish fleet associated with Tristan de Luna from the 1500s. ( Click here to read more... ) ‌UWF Archaeologists 3D Scanning and Printing the Past -- Using two scanners and two printers, archaeologists and graduate students are digitizing and printing artifacts and bones from the Division's collection. ( Click here to read more... )

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