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Recent Archaeological Investigations at Mission San Juan Capistrano, Texas: Indigenous Identity in Spanish Colonial and Modern Times.

Author(s): Susan R Snow ; Alexis Artuz ; Laura Burghardt

Year: 2017

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Summary

This paper will discuss the results of the archaeological investigations that were conducted as part of the establishment of a platted reburial area at Mission San Juan. The discovery of human remains during the stabilization and restoration of the Mission San Juan church led to a creative partnership between the Archdiocese of San Antonio and the National Park Service to provide a respectful reburial area that complied with the Texas Health and Safety Code, and did not compromise the integrity of archaeological remains within the compound at Mission San Juan. The paper will look at both the information on indigenous lifeways identified archaeologically but also look at the modern management of these resources and the resurgence of indigenous identity. 


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Recent Archaeological Investigations at Mission San Juan Capistrano, Texas: Indigenous Identity in Spanish Colonial and Modern Times.. Susan R Snow, Alexis Artuz, Laura Burghardt. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Fort Worth, TX. 2017 ( tDAR id: 435235)


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Temporal Keywords
Spanish colonial


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

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PaperId(s): 547

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America