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First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law : Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives

13 Aug 2008

Edited by Catherine Bell and Val Napoleon First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives © 2008 All rights for Chapters 1, 4, 5, and 7 of this book are reserved to the authors and the following First Nation collaborators, respectively: Catherine Bell and the U’mista Cultural Society; Eric McLay and the Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group; Catherine Bell and the Mookakin Cultu [...] For this reason, and to ensure accuracy and to avoid exploita- tion, many First Nations have research protocols that are designed to pro- vide assistance to outside researchers and to ensure that they speak to the right people, or a proper representative sample of the community, depend- ing on the nature of the research question. [...] The elders since time immemorial have been the keepers of the history of the tribe and are responsible for the teachings of the traditions from generation to gen- eration. [...] Although some change has occurred in the administration of Canadian law and policy, particularly in northern Canada, and throughout Canada in the context of archaeological sites and ancestral remains, most heritage conservation and cultural prop- erty legislation is outdated and fails to expressly address the unique legal and moral rights and interests of the aboriginal peoples of Canada. [...] The broad objectives of the research are to: (1) provide First Nations participants with the opportunity to identify, deWne, and articulate their own concepts of property and law and their experiences relating to protection, repatriation, and control of their cultural heritage; (2) facilitate greater understanding and respect for diverse First Nations cultures, perspectives, and experiences; (3) c
case studies land tenure canada indians of north america cultural property repatriation protection law and legislation material culture human remains (archaeology) legal status, laws, etc.


Catherine E. Bell

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9780774856058 9780774814614
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