archaeology

Who Were the First Inhabitants of the Caribbean?

 Above: off the coast of Belize (Photo: Sébastien Perrot-Minnot) By Sébastien Perrot-Minnot, PhDCJ Contributor It is in the course of the last glaciation, which affected the planet for more than 100,000 years, and finished about 11,000 years ago, that our species …

In Trinidad, the Archaeology of Cricket

 Above: the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — It is not so much a museum as an ongoing archaeological excavation. For decades, some of the world’s greatest cricketers have passed through the …

New Director at Cayman National Museum

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Archaeologist Dr Margaret Leshikar-Denton has been named the new director of the Cayman Islands National Museum. Leshikar-Denton had previously worked at the museum as an archaeologist for 16 years doing research and producing displays. “I …