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Force of Family Repatriation, Kinship, and Memory on Haida Gwaii

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ISBN-10: 1442614501

ISBN-13: 9781442614505

Edition: 2014

Authors: Cara Krmpotich

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Over the course of more than a decade, the Haida Nation triumphantly returned home all known Haida ancestral remains from North American museums. In the summer of 2010, they achieved what many thought was impossible: the repatriation of ancestral remains from the Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford. The Force of Family is an ethnography of those efforts to repatriate ancestral remains from museums around the world.Focusing on objects made to honour the ancestors, Cara Krmpotich explores how memory, objects, and kinship connect and form a cultural archive. Since the mid-1990s, Haidas have been making button blankets and bentwood boxes with clan crest designs, hosting feasts for…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 4/22/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.90" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English