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By Patricia E Rubertone

This selection of unique essays explores the tensions among triumphing neighborhood and nationwide types of Indigenous pasts created, reified, and disseminated via monuments, and Indigenous peoples’ stories and reports of position. The members ask serious questions on historical protection and commemoration equipment utilized by sleek societies and their impression at the conception and id of the folks they supposedly take into account, who're commonly no longer consulted within the commemoration procedure. They talk about dichotomies of historical past and reminiscence, position and displacement, public spectacle and personal engagement, and reconciliation and re-appropriation of the background of indigenous humans proven in those monuments. whereas the case reviews 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. subsidized via the area Archaeological Congress.

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