Working with Indigenous Communities on the Archaeology of Contested Lands
Type de publication:Conference Paper
Résumé (en anglais):
This paper reviews and reflects upon the author's role as a professional archaeologist in recent archaeological projects conducted with and for First Nation communities in Ontario. All projects involve contested lands or landscapes that are the subject of negotiations between the state and First Nations. The paper discusses the variable role of the archaeologist, relationship building with First Nation communities and reconciling archaeological and indigenous concepts of site significance.