Download PDF by Devon Abbott Mihesuah: Repatriation Reader: Who Owns American Indian Remains?

By Devon Abbott Mihesuah

ISBN-10: 0803282648

ISBN-13: 9780803282643

In the prior decade the repatriation of local American skeletal continues to be and funerary gadgets has develop into a lightning rod for notably opposing perspectives approximately cultural patrimony and the connection among local groups and archaeologists. during this remarkable quantity, local american citizens and non-Native americans inside and past the educational neighborhood provide their perspectives on repatriation and the moral, political, felony, cultural, scholarly, and fiscal dimensions of this hotly debated factor. whereas historians and archaeologists debate carrying on with non-Native pursuits and duties, local American students communicate to the major cultural matters embedded of their ancestral pasts. numerous occasionally explosive case reports are thought of, starting from Kennewick guy to the repatriation of Zuni Ahayu:da. additionally featured is a close dialogue of the historical past, which means, and applicability of the local American Graves defense and Repatriation Act, in addition to the textual content of the act itself.

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Buchanan, Outline of Lectures on the Neurological Systems of Anthropology, as discovered, demonstrated and taught in 1841 and 1842 (Cincinnati: Buchanan’s Journal of Man, 1854), appendix 4; R. S. H. ‘‘Sketches of American Life: Indian Women,’’ The Literary World 3 ( June 24, 1848): 401–2. 34. George W. , Race, Culture and Evolution: Essays in the History of Anthropology (New York: The Free Press, 1968), chap. 3; John S. Haller, Outcasts of Evolution: Scientific Attitudes of Racial Inferiority, 1859–1900 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1971), 78–79.

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The new narrative shared with society and polygenists a goal of dominance and control. In the new representation, Indians were no longer ‘‘children of nature’’ but were seen as plastic objects to be acted on. ≤∫ Bieder The end of the Civil War saw changes in ethnology. Phrenology, by 1850, as noted, had fallen into disrepute in most of the scientific community, but certain of its assumptions had passed into anthropology. The writings of Charles Lyell in geology and Charles Darwin in biology initiated a revolution in biology that was more interested in evolutionary theory than in classification.

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