Discussion and Conclusions

  • Richard J. Chacon
  • Rubén G. Mendoza


The findings advanced by contributors to this volume collectively agree that the publication of data regarding native environmental mismanagement, warfare, and violence are essential to the accurate production of knowledge in the disciplines of anthropology and the social sciences more generally. We believe that the judicious reporting of indigenous conflict and environmental degradation may well prove beneficial to Amerindians. Most significantly, we collectively agree that the censorship or suppression of such findings may prove deleterious to native communities.


Indigenous People Environmental Degradation Native People Armed Conflict Land Claim 
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  1. 1.Department of Sociology and AnthropologyWinthrop UniversityRock HillUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Archaeological Science, Technology and Visualization Social, Behavioral, and Global StudiesCalifornia State UniversitySeasideUSA

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