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Archaeologies of Listening

Peter R. Schmidt and Alice B. Kehoe


Archaeologies of Listening provides a fresh and bold look at how archaeologists and heritage managers may enhance their capacity to interpret and understand material culture and heritage values. By listening closely to indigenous voices and to those who have long-term relationships with the landscape, deeper empirical understandings are brought to interpretations. Drawing on the founding principles of anthropology, Archaeologies of Listening demonstrates the value of cultural apprenticeship, an almost forgotten part of archaeological practice. The authors argue that epistemic humility is centr ... More

Keywords: Indigenous voices, Community Archaeology and Heritage, Epistemic Humility, Listening, Ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813056241
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056241.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter R. Schmidt, editor
University of Florida

Alice B. Kehoe, editor
Marquette University

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Front Matter

1 Archaeologies of Listening Beginning Thoughts

Peter R. Schmidt and Alice B. Kehoe

Part I Listening With Patience

2 Ethnoarchaeologies of Listening

Kathryn Weedman Arthur

3 Continuing Writings on Stone

Camina Weasel Moccasin

4 Listening and Learning

Stephen A. Mrozowski

5 Listening to Experts

BillyÓ Foghlú

Part II Reaching for Epistemic Humility

11 Sigiriya Rock

Jagath Weerasinghe and Peter R. Schmidt

Part III Biographies of Archaeologies of Listening

12 A Lineage of Listening

Alice B. Kehoe

End Matter