First nation/indigenous people: United States

Fear-Segal, J. 2018

‘Native nations’ ancestral remains at the Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania’, in A.C.G.M. Robben (ed.) A Companion to the Anthropology of Death, John Wiley & Sons, 357-370.

Kelley, D. 2015

‘The politics of death and burial in Native California’ in Garces-Foley, K. (ed.) Death and Religion in a Changing World, London: Routledge, 3-22.

Klotz, S. 2014

‘The red man has left no mark here: graves and land claim in the Cooperian tradition’, ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance, 60:3, 331-369.

McGuire, R. 1989

‘The sanctity of the grave: white concepts and American Indian burials’, in R. Layton (ed.) Conflict in the Archaeology of Living Traditions, London: Unwin Hyman, 167-184.

Obermeyer, B. 2016

‘“We call it put him away” contemporary Delaware burial practices and NAGPRA’, North American Archaeologist, 37:2, 112-135.

Riding, J., Seciwa, C. & Harjo, S. 2004

‘Protecting Native American human remains, burial grounds, and sacred places: panel discussion’, Wicazo Sa Review, 19:2, 169-183.


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