Kadaga

|Esther Kadaga

About Esther Kadaga

Esther Kadaga is one of the T.As. She is an intern at the Turkana Basin Institute and works as a lab assistant. She majored in Anthropology for her undergraduate studies at the University of Nairobi and was a student during the Spring 2017 Origins Field School. She would like to major in Paleoanthropology when she goes to Graduate school.

Practising Archaeology

Photo: Esther Kadaga Our journey through the Archaeology module is coming to an end. We had a few site visits this week and one of the activities the students got to do was archaeological surveys.  Archaeological surveys are useful in helping archaeologists to identify where best to excavate. The field team scans the [...]

By | 2018-03-31T12:12:42+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Field Schools, Origins Field School, Spring 2018|Comments Off on Practising Archaeology

Visit to Ileret Town

A Dasenach village. Photo: Rosie Bryson The students visited a village in Ileret and got to know more about the culture of the local Dasenach people. The Dasenach are a pastoralist community living in Marsabit County within the Turkana region. One of the things the students learned was the division of labour within [...]

By | 2018-02-25T20:03:57+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Field Schools, Origins Field School, Spring 2018|Comments Off on Visit to Ileret Town

A Journey through Time in Sediments

Photo: Deming Yang The ecology module has ended. The next module, Geology, has started. Dr Craig Feibel and Dr. Bob Raynolds  are the instructors taking the students through the geological history of the Turkana Basin. The students are spending time in the lab learning about rocks. They are also going out into the [...]

By | 2018-02-12T10:13:44+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Field Schools, Origins Field School, Spring 2018|Comments Off on A Journey through Time in Sediments