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Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Engaging a longstanding controversy important to archaeologists and indigenous communities, Repatriation and Erasing the Past takes a critical look at laws that mandate the return of human remains ... More


Reflections on the Politics of Religious Freedom, with Attention to Hawaii

Greg Johnson

in Politics of Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using the legal battles surrounding care for ancestors in Hawaiˋi, Johnson queries whether a focus on the politics of religious freedom actually disenfranchises marginalized groups whose religious ... More


Reflections on Intersections of Mortuary Archaeology and Contemporary Society

Lynne Goldstein

in Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.003.0029
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

Growing up in my family, we were taught that education was the solution (or one of the most important solutions) to many problems. So, it is not so surprising that I once believed something that ... More


Courting Culture: Unexpected Relationships between Religion and Law in Contemporary Hawai̒i

Greg Johnson

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and similar law shape religious claims and then conduce to misrecognition of the same. NAGPRA hearings both ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

in Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this introductory chapter, Weiss and Springer introduce the two basic themes of the book: 1) the value of the study of human remains, and 2) the barriers or limitations they see to that study ... More


NAGPRA and Beyond: Repatriation and Related Laws in the United States

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

in Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Weiss and Springer provide historical summary with specific case examples of American Indian legislation and court decisions. The most important of these for the study of human remains is NAGPRA, ... More


Reburial, Religion, and Race

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

in Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Weiss and Springer examine the requirements of NAGPRA in relation to the First Amendment to the Constitution, which ensures separation of Church and State.


Oral Tradition as Evidence for Repatriation

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

in Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Weiss and Springer discuss the types of evidence accepted by NAGPRA, arguing that oral tradition evidence is different from traditional scientific evidence.


Personhood and Re-Embodiment in Osteological Practice

John McClelland and Jessica I. Cerezo-Román

in Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

The repatriation movement in the USA has had a profound impact on how human remains are viewed by osteologists and archaeologists. Federal repatriation legislation, including the Native American ... More


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