Each audio file is in MP3 format, about 1.1 MB, and play for just over 2 minutes. They are also available from the KQED audio archives. (Descriptions and audio files provided by KQED.)
Friday, December 24, 2010 – 7:35 AM
Feast – When ancient peoples had a feast it was to connect themselves to a complicated world.
Monday September 13, 2010 – 7:35 AM
The Weight of the Dead – Archaeologist Mike Newland assists in the reburial of a Native [American] woman and her child.
Tuesday August 10, 2010 – 7:35 AM
Mementos and Memory – Archaeologists like Mike Newland look for scraps of real things. But what they're really looking for is less tangible.
Tuesday May 18, 2010 – 7:35 AM
Obsidian – To an archaeologist like Mike Newland, a simple piece of black rock might tell a detailed story thousands of years old.
Tuesday March 16, 2010 – 7:35 AM
Do What You Can – An abandoned 19th century cemetery is a library telling stories of pain and personal tragedy; and people who nevertheless threw themselves at the future.