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African scuba divers rewrite a 'settlers' narrative' of the slave trade

10 mins | Nov 25, 2022
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This young group are making new discoveries about old history. Maritime archaeology is a historically white field traditionally focused on finding "treasure" and bringing it back to museums. But a new wave of African divers is shaking things up. Rachel Chason, off the coast of Senegal, a Smithsonian-sponsored program is training divers to explore and document sunken slave ships.

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