Ninth Circuit Limits NAGPRA to Remains Linked with Presently Existing Tribes
- The Politics of Repatriation. Monroe, Dan L. // American Indian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Contem;1997, p391
The article focuses on the collection of the remains of Native Americans in museums. Physical anthropologist Samuel Morton collected Indian skulls for his studies with a belief that such attributes could determine racial characteristics. Native Americans pointed out the lack of legislation that...
- Locating places for repatriated burial: a case study from Ngarrindjeri ruwe, South Australia. Wallis, Lynley A.; Moffat, Ian; Trevorrow, George; Massey, Toni // Antiquity;Sep2008, Vol. 82 Issue 317, p750
In this ingenious co-operative case study, archaeologists and Indigenous peoples use geophysical survey to scan suitable places for the reburial of repatriated human remains, The process is also building a procedure for the low impact and respectful research of early Indigenous burial locations.
- The repatriation of human remains- problem or opportunity? Smith, Laurajane // Antiquity;Jun2004, Vol. 78 Issue 300, p404
Evaluates the report of the Working Group on Human Remains of the British Department for Culture, Media and Sport in 2001, on the issue of repatriation of human remains in Great Britain. Functions of the group; Impact of the retention of human remains on the archaeological practices of...
- Troublesome bodies. // New Scientist;3/12/2011, Vol. 209 Issue 2803, p30
In this article the author discusses aspects of the removal of long-dead human bodies from view in museums for reburial. Topics include increasing pressure to remove bodies from public displays in museums or from archaeological laboratories so they can by repatriated to their place of burial,...
- Funeral Service Leaders Reach Repatriation Agreement. Eggers, Corey // Director (NFDA Services, Inc.);Jan2015, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p53
The article focuses on the move of the leaders and representatives of international and national associations in the funeral services industry to recognize the relevance of having diligent, ethical, and best practices allowing standardization procedures on the repatriation of human remains.
- THE SPIRIT OF NAGPRA: THE NATIVE AMERICAN GRAVES PROTECTION AND REPATRIATION ACT AND THE REGULATION OF CULTURALLY UNIDENTIFIABLE REMAINS. MIDLER, AARON H. // Chicago-Kent Law Review;2011, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p1331
In March 2010, the U.S. Department of the Interior issued a final rule regarding the disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). The rule is controversial, as some commentators argue that the Secretary of the...
- Bring out your dead: people, pots and politics. Brothwell, Don // Antiquity;Jun2004, Vol. 78 Issue 300, p414
Comments on ethical concerns related to the issue of repatriation in Great Britain. Definition of the terms, indigenous and repatriation; Reburial in advanced western societies; Prediction on the destiny of human remains.
- Handle with care: thoughts on the return of human bone collections. Payne, Sebastian // Antiquity;Jun2004, Vol. 78 Issue 300, p419
Discusses the application of techniques in the repatriation of human bone collections in Great Britain. Differences of cultural beliefs on the return of dead archaeological material; Considerations for the beliefs and interests of relatives; Recommendations of the joint working group between...
- Burying bones of contention. // New Scientist;9/6/2008, Vol. 199 Issue 2672, p7
The article reports on the repatriation requested by the indigenous peoples such as Australian Aborigines for their ancestor's remains from museum collections around the world. According to the article, some museums strongly resist to the idea, claiming that the repatriation request will hamper...