We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

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ISBN-13: 9780813064000
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 10/23/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul N. Backhouse is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Seminole Tribe of Florida and director of the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum. Brent R. Weisman, professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of South Florida, is the author of several books, including Unconquered People: Florida’s Seminole and Miccosukee Indians. Mary Beth Rosebrough is research coordinator at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum.

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"Offers a unique perspective on tribal approaches to managing historic preservation and addresses the multiplicity of issues common to all tribal historic preservation groups."—Joe Watkins, director, Tribal Relations and American Cultures Program, National Park Service

"A concise, detailed account regarding the enormity of the task THPOs face in successfully navigating the two worlds of federal historic preservation laws and statutes and tribal cultural beliefs, knowledge, and traditions."—James Quinn, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut

"An important book. Highlights the complicated, confusing, and often contradictory world navigated by the intrepid personnel of the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Tribal Historic Preservation Office."—Ryan Wheeler, director, Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology

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