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Conservation clash and the case for exemptions: how eagle protection conflicts with Hopi cultural preservation (S. Fenstemaker)

Author

Sarah Fenstemaker

Keywords

Arts and culture, Environment, Birds, Environmental protection, Hunting, Indigenous peoples, Religions, Traditional knowledge

Abstract

Discusses the impact of US Fish and Wildlife Service proposals to end the granting of religious exemptions to the ban on the hunting of certain migratory birds on the Hopi tribe, which uses golden eagles and their feathers in a religious ceremony considered vital to the tribe’s cultural identity.

Citation

(2007) 14(3) International Journal of Cultural Property 315-328

Paper

Conservation clash and the case for exemptions: how eagle protection conflicts with Hopi cultural preservation

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