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Archaeologies of Placemaking: Monuments, Memories, and by Patricia E Rubertone

By Patricia E Rubertone

This choice of unique essays explores the tensions among triumphing local and nationwide models of Indigenous pasts created, reified, and disseminated via monuments, and Indigenous peoples’ thoughts and stories of position. The participants ask serious questions about historical protection and commemoration tools utilized by sleek societies and their influence at the notion and id of the folks they supposedly take into accout, who're regularly no longer consulted within the commemoration method. They speak about dichotomies of background and reminiscence, position and displacement, public spectacle and personal engagement, and reconciliation and re-appropriation of the history of indigenous humans proven in those monuments. whereas the case reports take care of North American indigenous experience—from California to Virginia, and from the Southwest to New England and the Canadian Maritime—they have implications for dealings among indigenous peoples and country states around the globe. backed through the realm Archaeological Congress.

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