Indigenous Archaeology as Decolonizing Practice

  title={Indigenous Archaeology as Decolonizing Practice},
  author={S. Atalay},
  journal={The American Indian Quarterly},
  pages={280 - 310}
  • S. Atalay
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • The American Indian Quarterly
Archaeology includes the study of artifacts and other aspects of material culture but is more importantly about people-understanding people's daily lives, their sense of place in the world, the food they ate, their art, their spirituality, and their political and social organization. In piecing together multiple lines of evidence, including written documents, oral histories, analytical data from artifacts and ecofacts, and a range of regional and local environmental evidence, archaeologists… Expand
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