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Kennewick Man: Perspectives on the Ancient One (review)

Kennewick Man: Perspectives on the Ancient One (review) Book Reviews Heather Burke, Claire Smith, Dorothy Lippert, Joe Watkins, and Larry Zimmerman. Kennewick Man: Perspectives on the Ancient One. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2008. 320 pp. Cloth, $89.00, paper, $29.95. Jennifer Karson Engum, Pendleton, Oregon Much relevant scholarship on American Indians today is taking a new approach toward collaborative processes. In the best scenario tribal voices are leading the discussion, no longer treated by outside scholars as subjects of interest but as scholars themselves and as partners in the discourse. No recent case seems to have had a need for these collaborative processes and thoughtful voices to lend themselves to more than that of the case of the Ancient One. For far too long, since the 1996 inadvertent unearthing of the human remains known by some communities as Kennewick Man and by others as the Ancient One, the voices speaking to this story and most often heard were those of forensic and physical anthropologists, lawyers for the respective groups, and the media. Those voices are recognizable in part via their usage of the moniker of Kennewick Man. While attorneys and archaeologists dominated the conversation, the media projected its views and public opinion took sides, leaning http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Indian Quarterly University of Nebraska Press

Kennewick Man: Perspectives on the Ancient One (review)

The American Indian Quarterly , Volume 34 (3) – Jul 29, 2010

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Book Reviews Heather Burke, Claire Smith, Dorothy Lippert, Joe Watkins, and Larry Zimmerman. Kennewick Man: Perspectives on the Ancient One. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2008. 320 pp. Cloth, $89.00, paper, $29.95. Jennifer Karson Engum, Pendleton, Oregon Much relevant scholarship on American Indians today is taking a new approach toward collaborative processes. In the best scenario tribal voices are leading the discussion, no longer treated by outside scholars as subjects of interest but as scholars themselves and as partners in the discourse. No recent case seems to have had a need for these collaborative processes and thoughtful voices to lend themselves to more than that of the case of the Ancient One. For far too long, since the 1996 inadvertent unearthing of the human remains known by some communities as Kennewick Man and by others as the Ancient One, the voices speaking to this story and most often heard were those of forensic and physical anthropologists, lawyers for the respective groups, and the media. Those voices are recognizable in part via their usage of the moniker of Kennewick Man. While attorneys and archaeologists dominated the conversation, the media projected its views and public opinion took sides, leaning

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The American Indian QuarterlyUniversity of Nebraska Press

Published: Jul 29, 2010

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