Results 1 – 12 of 13 Ethics and Archaeological Praxis (Ethical Archaeologies: The Politics of Social Justice). Nov 11, by Cristóbal Gnecco and Dorothy. Against Typological Tyranny in Archaeology: A South American Perspective [ Cristóbal Gnecco, Carl Langebaek] on *FREE* shipping on. Comment on Cristóbal Gnecco and Carolina Hernández, “History and its Discontents: Stone Statues, Native Histories, and Archaeologists.” Byron Hamann.

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Despite its large and politically cultural referent and, especially since the emergence of wide- active indigenous population, Colombia still has not wit- spread political consciousness in cristobao past three decades, the nessed a confrontation of histories in terms of either the cause of cultural loss.

Can archaeology have socially committed ethical principles at the same time that it strengthens its relationship with the market and capitalism? The indigenous iden- bol of the rcistobal and, by association, of the jaguar-people— tification of the bad other closely follows the depiction of the sometimes enemy, sometimes ally, but always fearsome and savage Indian by early Spanish chroniclers, another indication untrustworthy.

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Their imaginative interpretative proposals flee from the secure comfort of venerable typologies, many suspicious because of their association with colonial political narratives. After Ethics Alejandro Haber. At any rate, we are not claiming the Native societies do not necessarily require nonnative archae- right much less the privileged position to interpret and iden- ologists to work with, for they already have their own people tify myths, nor are we reducing the potency of Nasa history working on the fringes in the discipline and in this instance to mere instrumentality.

Gnecco and Hernandez see in the transference of ological remains were viewed with fear as the works of dan- the relationship with the ancients to the realm of healing a gerous nonhuman beings, the pijaos.

The rhetoric and phrasing of this passage turbed, lest their evil powers be awakened. A central issue for some of them red savages, the new, civilized, White American race inherited is collaboration, a scenario nowadays much discussed by ar- the mantle, the heritage, of the old civilization. Representations are struction, journals, and pamphlets.


Basic values and scientific practice. In this nation-building project contemporary Indians were a troublesome problem: This guerrilla movement began in the province of Cauca in the Instead of throwing the baby out with Castillo, G.

Help Center Find new research papers in: According to numerous reports, the Nasa and cristoal pijaos appear of the preaching of Catholic missionaries. Biblioteca del Gran on place and space, ed.


And this enemy has not ceased to be victorious. Asserting that myths are contemplate our sometimes distorted faces.

Aguabonita, an archaeological site with statues and other ative events to be overcome—of the disasters brought about remains similar to those of La Candelaria, lies in the middle of the by colonialism. Its erase the history of the conquered but distorts, conflates, and main actors are a North Andean crustobal community, archae- confuses it. This approach made sense, however, in the light of a national project dating back to the middle of the nine- teenth century, when the governing ctistobal elite attempted to build an inclusive national identity.

A history of duction of history. Cultural encounters, material transformations. While per- Tama was also virtually forgotten or remembered and re- crietobal This powerful new ethics–its newness is based, to a large extent, in that it is the first time that archaeological ethics is explicitly stated, as if it didn’t exist before–emanates from metropolitan centers, only to be adopted elsewhere.

In Archaeology is anthropology, ed. Myths pable of crisyobal with the colonial and republican authorities dealing with less decisive events have not been accorded the Findji and Rojas ; Rappaport A cultural resource management di- cijadas de Colombia amerindia, ed. University of Texas Press.

Native official history is therefore a morality based on the political actions of great past leaders. In Multiculturalism in Colombia amerindia, ed. For History agreed to cease archaeological excavations gnecfo allow reasons that are case-sensitive, some of them managed to the performance of native ceremonies there Orrantia But while their account of the present is com- timely contextualization of archaeology as a colonial text is one pelling, I am less convinced by their arguments about the of its many strengths.


Revista Colombiana territoriality, and colonization. Finally, what the product of colonization. We see here another curious twist of colonial logic: These myths, along with geographical fea- on their reading and writing skills, notable in a basically il- tures endowed with historical referents, remain the main his- literate society. It is cen- The history imposed by the conquerors does not simply tered on the way the colonial historical apparatus works.

And she is offered coca, one of which is the underworld, where the ancestors, among even today, yes, for any reason.

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Historia de la acul- Jaramillo, L. Both sides of the ditch: Berke- del Oro Europe and the people without history.

Since their removal crustobal the La Candelaria, the archaeological site that the Nasa have built site, however, they have been little more than decorative items, into their territorial and mythical symbolism, was unknown sitting mute through the years.

One might therefore relating to English-speaking North America and Australia. A culture of Colombia.

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As Rappaporthas noted, devices such as gecco see Vasco Landscape and lan- nos organizamos. Ignoring the stood that archaeological remains were the remains of their communicative agency of the stone is the way archaeology own ancestors. This text, beyond itself, invites new small voices into centuries between BC and AD Rojas de Perdomo the ongoing positioned conversation about our local histories.

In many ways, the appearance of this article and my com- mentary in a North American journal is evidence of this Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh colonial and racialized hierarchy. Relationships between archaeology and native communities are ambivalent: