Postcolonial and Indigenous Archaeology

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Course Title

Postcolonial and Indigenous Archaeology

Institution Where Taught

Stanford

Year Course Taught

2018

Semester or Date Taught

Spring

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https://explorecourses.stanford.edu/search?view=catalog&filter-coursestatus-Active=on&page=0&catalog=&academicYear=&q=postcolonial+and+indigenous+archaeology&collapse=

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Course Number

ANTHRO 326

Course Description

The role of postcolonial and Indigenous archaeologies as emergeant disciplinary activities within contemporary society. Community based archaeologies; the roles of oral history, landscape, and memory; archaeology as political action; and history in archaeological projects. The emergence of Indigenous archaeology within N. America in relation to limitations imposed by processual or new archaeology; and NAGPRA, Kennewick, essentialism, and terminal narratives within this context. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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