Re: Repatriation

Eric Brunner (
18 Sep 1996 14:58:24 GMT

Susan S. Chin ( wrote:
: It's been 6 years since the passage of the Repatriation Act, whereby
: Native American remains and artifacts held by federally funded
: institutions must be made available for reburial or return to Native
: American groups.

: I'm curious what the effect this has had on anthropologists and
: archaeologists specialising in the study of Native American prehistory.
: Overall, has this hindered/helped Anthropological studies? Has the NAGPRA
: increased dialogue between Native Americans and Anthropologists?

A better venue for such a query may be the nagpra listserv.

: Susan
: --

Eric Brunner