(US) Archaeology society spars over publishing photos of Indigenous burial offerings – Science (Lizzie Waded | October 2023)
Being passionate about your discipline doesn’t mean you can be indifferent to awareness of respectful behaviour in the design, conduct and reporting of research with First People. Having a strong belief in academic freedom doesn’t give you license to cause offence or trash cultural protocols. What might have been acceptable and something that might have added ‘colour’ and authenticity to a research output even 20 years ago, is simply unacceptable and unethical now. This story is from the US and is a demonstration of this point.