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

By Patricia E Rubertone

This number of unique essays explores the tensions among triumphing nearby and nationwide models of Indigenous pasts created, reified, and disseminated via monuments, and Indigenous peoples’ stories and stories of position. The members ask severe questions on historical upkeep and commemoration tools utilized by glossy societies and their influence at the notion and identification of the folks they supposedly take note, who're regularly now not consulted within the commemoration strategy. They talk 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 experiences 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 kingdom states world wide. backed through the realm Archaeological Congress.

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We use these principles for the remainder of the chapter as a way of demonstrating the character and distinction of Mi’kmaw perspectives of the sites as ancestral places in the larger landscape of Mi’kma’ki. As Mi’kmaq, We are Descended from the People Who have Come Before Us in Mi’kma’ki Of all the messages the Elders want conveyed, this one of descent is perhaps the most important. It is also perhaps the most likely to be misunderstood in current academic and legal contexts, as well as by the general public.

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