Inheriting The Past: The Making of Arthur C. Parker and Indigenous Archaeology

University of Arizona PressSKU: 9780816526567

Author:
Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Chip
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Iroquois, Seneca, Woodland
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
268
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press

Price:
Sale price$34.95

Description

Inheriting the Past: The Making of Arthur C. Parker and Indigenous Archaeology is a biography and analysis of the life and career of Arthur C. Parker, Seneca archaeologist and museum curator. Author Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, an archaeologist and curator at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, offers the scholarly reader a view into the complex life story of Arthur Parker who pioneered the field of Indigenous archaeology. Issues such as who controls and owns the past are discussed as well as repatriation, moral and ethical treatment of human remains, the role of science, and Indigenous rights. The book contain an index, extensive bibliography, maps and photographs.

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