The Kennewick Man Controversy Analytical Essay by Top Papers

The Kennewick Man Controversy
A discussion on the limitations and ethical issues involved in the Kennewick Man controversy.
# 142137 | 750 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (General) , Native-American Studies (General) , Ethics (General)


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The paper examines the Kennewick Man controversy that arose when ancient human remains were discovered along a river in 1996 near Kennewick, Washington. The paper discusses how the discovery of the remains brought to head conflicts involving the federal government, Native Americans, and the scientific community. The paper argues that despite the real ethical considerations raised by the Native American community, the decision of the U.S. Court system was correct in awarding custody of the remains to the eight scientists who petitioned for them.

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"The purpose of this study is to examine the Kennewick Man controversy that arose when ancient human remains were discovered along a river in 1996 near Kennewick, Washington. The discovery of the remains brought to head conflicts involving the federal government, Native Americans, and the scientific community. During the course of the discovery and subsequent litigation, it became evident that unexplored ethical issues and practical limitations were not being addressed. Below, I will argue that despite the real ethical considerations raised by the Native American community, the decision of the U.S. Court system was correct in awarding custody of the..."

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