Published On: January 1st, 2008
Author: Eric Mclay, Kelly Bannister, Lea Joe, Brian Thom, and George Nicholas
Full Citation: McLay, E., K. Bannister, L. Joe, B. Thom, and G. Nicholas, 2008. ‘A’lhut tu tet Sul’hweentst’ [Respecting the Ancestors]: Understanding Hul’qumi’num Heritage Laws and Concerns for Protection of Archaeological Heritage.” In Catherine Bell and Val Napoleon (eds.) First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law: Case Studies, Voices and Perspectives. Vancouver: UBC Press, 158-202.
This study explores Central Coast Salish Hul’qumi’num customary laws and concerns about the protection of their archaeological heritage. It aspired to facilitate respect for, and understanding of, Hul’qumi’num concepts of cultural property and heritage laws and to express the importance of protecting heritage places and objects for future generations.