David Hurst Thomas

2011, April 26–28
Fiber Perishable Chronologies in the Great Basin of Western North AmericaResearch Team SeminarFiber Perishable Chronologies in the Great Basin of Western North AmericaAn interdisciplinary team with research interests in the fiber perishable artifacts of the Great Basin met to better establish and understand regional cultural chronologies and their broader implications.
The Great BasinSAR Press PublicationThe Great Basin: People and Place in Ancient TimesThis book is about a place, the Great Basin of western North America, and about the lifeways of Native American people who lived there during the past 13,000 years. The authors highlight the ingenious solutions people devised to sustain themselves in a difficult environment.
Opening ArchaeologySAR Press PublicationOpening Archaeology: Repatriation's Impact on Contemporary Research and PracticeIn 1989–90, Congress enacted two laws, the National Museum of the American Indian Act and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, that required museums and other repositories of Native American human remains and cultural items to consult with, share information about, and return some items to federally recognized Indian tribes and Native Alaskan and Hawaiian communities.
2004, August 4–5
Short SeminarPolitics, Practice, and Theory: Repatriation as a Force of Change in Contemporary Anthropology
Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer ScholarSan Marcos Excavations

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