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Managing and mapping the history of collecting Indigenous human remains


Turnbull, P, Managing and mapping the history of collecting Indigenous human remains, The Australian Library Journal, 65, (3) pp. 203-212. ISSN 0004-9670 (2016) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1080/00049670.2016.1207714


This article discusses the e-Scholarship Research Centre’s contribution of informatics expertise and technology to a major three-year research project funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC). The project, Return, Reconcile, Renew, aimed to advance knowledge and understanding of the repatriation to Indigenous communities of ancestral human remains and related important cultural property. Project participants include three major Indigenous Australian community organisations (the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Cultural Centre , Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority and the Torres Strait Regional Authority, university and Indigenous community-based researchers in Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand and Northern America, the Australian Federal Government’s Indigenous Repatriation Unit, and a number of cultural and research institutions nationally and internationally.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Indigenous people; human remains; scientific collecting; databases
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Turnbull, P (Professor Paul Turnbull)
ID Code:110166
Year Published:2016
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (LP130100131)
Web of Science® Times Cited:7
Deposited By:School of Humanities
Deposited On:2016-07-18
Last Modified:2022-10-14
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