Models of Power, 2004

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I’m caught in the middle of a variety of positions regarding preservation and value of cultural artifacts. First, I would like to stipulate between the positions of ownership. In Hierarchies of Value at Angkor Wat, Lindsay French describes the...

Who Owns Heritage? 2004

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Historical Sites: The African Burial Ground is an example of a marked historical site with a history of struggle. The site was a place where slaves could be buried in dignity during the late 1600s – 1800. The US...

Museum Repatriation, 2004

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“Heritage is created through a process of exhibition (as knowledge, as performance, as museum display).” – Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Destination Culture, p149. If this is the case – how does a community based on specific living practices share a voice,...

My First Statement, 2002

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It has taken me 22 years to write these words.[1] This is a realization. That my life has a kind of build up, a consummation of actions. Actions that have taken place, and are taking place. The two are...