TRAD 101 Notes March 3 2008

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TRAD 101 Notes March 3 2008 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Native Approaches NAGPRA Each tribe approaches NAGPRA differently The is no “universal” stance on repatriation, reburial, or scientific study “We’re not anti-science. We just want a say in what happens to our ancestors”- Jeff Van Pelt, Umatilla Special Rights or Equal Rights NAGPRA does not extend special rights to American Indians NAGPRA provides equal protectionism of property rights already extended to other Americans Concerns respect and privacy for handling of the dead- a unquestioned human right/dignity for other Americans Events Leading to NAGPRA “Massive scale” appropriation of Native human remains and funerary objects I the 19 th century 100,000 to 2 million-deceased Native people have exhumed for storage, research or display Unlimited scientific analysis of Native human remains/funerary objects without permission Who Complies Impacts federal agencies, and universities and museums receiving federal
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