RITUAL REPATRIATION Introduction Repatriation and Ritual , Repatriation as Ritual

  title={RITUAL REPATRIATION Introduction Repatriation and Ritual , Repatriation as Ritual},
  author={Laura Peers and Lotten Gustafsson Reinius and Jennifer Shannon},
n ABSTRACT: This special section of Museum Worlds explores the entire process of re­ patriation as a set of rituals enacted by claimants and museum staff: a set of highlighted performances enacting multiple sets of cosmological beliefs, symbolic systems, and political structures. Some of the rituals of repatriation occur within the space of Indig­ enous ceremonies; others happen within the museum spaces of collections storage and the boardroom; others, such as handover ceremonies, are… CONTINUE READING

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