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AIS 490 Ancestors or Data? Culture, Conflict, and NAGPRA (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.

Political struggles surroundings the creation and implementation of the 1990 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). Analysis of the law, impact of recent court decisions, and specific focus on cultural conflicts related to the concept of knowledge.
(This course is offered as AIS 490, ANTH 490, and SOC 491. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.)