Answer ONE of the following three questions for this weeks assignment:
Write 1 page, single-spaced, about NAGPRA, your response to the Kennewick Man saga. More specifically, identify the problems and concerns with NAGPRA. What should the role of archaeologists be? What rights should the native people have? Is there room for compromise? Do you agree with the repatriation?
Do some research on the web, read the Week One readings, and check out the websites posted. Write a page or two, single-spaced, on an archaeological method that employs a technique other than “digging in the dirt”. What are the benefits to the technique? Give an example of an archaeological site where this technique was used (outside research!) Be sure to provide citations and references cited for all references used.
Write 1 page, single-spaced, discussing the significance of Paisley Caves including the types of artifacts, ecofacts, and/or features found at the site. Why is the site significant?