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Wenner-Gren and the "Closet Chickens"
Wenner-Gren Foundation works to foster connections between researchers around the world through sponsorship of a wide range of conferences, workshops and events. Occasionally these projects take on a life of their own and expand greatly even after the original event has expired. One such offshoot project is known to its members as the “Closet Chickens,” an informal digital exchange between archaeologists interested in Native American participation in the discipline. Two of the Network’s principle figures, Dr. Joe E. Watkins (University of Oklahoma) and Dr. Deborah Nichols (Dartmouth College) talk about the Network, how it got started, and what it does.