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Legal Aspects and Suggested Protocol in Dealing with Human Remains Found in an Archaeological Context in Alaska
Frederick H. Smith
Vol. 21, No. 1, The Frozen Family from the Utqiagvik Site, Barrow, Alaska: Papers from a Symposium (1984), pp. 141-147
Published by: University of Wisconsin Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40316065
Page Count: 7
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The coroner's jurisdiction is reviewed, giving the foundation for his involvement with human remains found in the archaeological context. The laws in Alaska relating to prehistoric or archaeological resources, desecration of graves, and disinterment are discussed, and suggestions are made for protocol in handling human remains in various circumstances.
Arctic Anthropology © 1984 University of Wisconsin Press