Category Archives: Native American

Repatriation: inevitable conflict, endless debate

Dr. Robert Kelly, an anthropology professor at the University of Wyoming, submitted a short opinion piece (“Bones of Contention,” Dec. 12, 2010) to the New York Times in which he argues for the repeal of the latest NAGPRA Regulations on … Continue reading

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Cultural Heritage Versus Commerce

A March 2010 article in the New York Times, “When Scholarship and Tribal Heritage Face Off Against Commerce,” highlighted a tenuous cultural heritage situation ongoing in Oxford, Alabama, where the fate of an archaeological site remains in jeopardy because of the … Continue reading

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