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The Kennewick Man Controversy
A look at the controversy surrounding the remains of the Kennewick Man.
# 125927 | 750 words | 15 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Anthropology (North American) , Native-American Studies (General)

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This paper discusses the Kennewick Man Controversy, detailing the argument between the scientists and the Native Americans over the remains.

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"The Kennewick Man controversy started in ... when two students found the remains of a man along the Columbia River in Washington. (Zimmerman) They believed the remains to be those of a murder victim, but in fact, subsequent carbon dating found that the skeleton was over ... years old. The first anthropologist to examine the skeleton, James Chatters, was startled to find that Kennewick Man's features were distinctively Caucasian, a finding that suggested they belonged to a European settler and prompting a reevaluation..."

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