Publisher description for Reclaiming culture : indigenous people and self-representation / Joy Hendry.

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This book focuses on the renewal (or rekindling) of cultural identity, especially in populations previously considered "extinct." At the same time, Hendry sets out to explain the importance of ensuring the survival of these cultures. By drawing a fine and textured picture of these cultures, Hendry illuminates extraordinary diversity that was, at one point, seriously endangered, and explains why it should matter in today's world.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Indigenous peoples -- Ethnic identity.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology.
Indigenous peoples -- Education.
Racism in museum exhibits.
Cultural property -- Protection.
Cultural property -- Repatriation.
Culture and tourism.