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Indigenous repatriation: The rise of the global legal movement

McKeown, Charles (Tim)


The return of human remains and cultural property to their Indigenous nations of origin is today a global phenomenon, but such has not always been the case. The seeds of the Indigenous repatriation movement were planted in the 19th and early 20th centuries with the formalisation of law related to the acquisition and possession of art and antiquities and the franchisement of Indigenous peoples in the dominant legal cultures of their respective countries. Efforts by Indigenous communities to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Routledge Companion to Indigenous Repatriation: Return, Reconcile, Renew
DOI: .4324/9780203730966


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