Archaeology and the Rwandan Genocide

Skulls and other remains of victims at the Karongi Genocide Memorial, Photo: George Wood

The Rwandan genocide was built on a lie about ethnicity. But how true is the story invented to encourage reconciliation? And can the hunt for the Rwanda’s real prehistory disturb that effort? Here’s an opinion article I wrote on the issue for my African Archaeology course:

Archaeology and the Rwandan Genocide

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