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    Museums worldwide face the moral dilemma of what to showcase in their collections. Some governments and citizens have questioned the legitimacy of the entitlement to some ancient artifacts that were taken during circumstances like war. Countries have requested cultural repatriation of their artistic works. Cultural repatriation is the return of cultural relics that have been taken from their homeland. Items from around the world, such as Rome, Scotland, and Africa have faced this difficult situation. Created by Rhodian artist Agessandro, “The Laocoön and His Two Sons” is a Roman adaptation of a 200 BCE Hellenistic work (Adams 178). In the sculpture, Laocoön and his sons are being attacked by a pair of sea serpents sent by the gods. Only the portion containing Laocoön himself remained in Rome, until January 14, 1506 a farmer uncovered nine missing pieces. According to The Vatican Museum’s website, Pope Julius II immediately purchased the sculpture. However in 1799, The Commission of Arts and Sciences…

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    Repatriation In Peru

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    Proper repatriation necessitates the collaboration of governments and agencies. While the 2012 repatriation ceremony was a success for Mexico, politics change, as do relationships between countries. The current mission statement, as of 2018, of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is: To promote homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration. ICE executes its mission through the…

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    Mexican Repatriation

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    Between 1929 and 1939 the United States executed a mass deportation called the Mexican Repatriation, it is estimated that between 1 and 2 million people were forcibly deported. Historians estimate that up to 60 percent of these individuals were United States citizens. Unless these individuals were able to provide paper work showing proof of their nationality, there were not readmitted into the United States. Religion Religion in the Mexican culture is very important. Reports claim that Our Lady…

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    In The Sea There Are Crocodiles is a realistic fiction book. That was written by Fabio Geda who is an Italian writer that took on a kids story of his life as a refugee.The main character, Enaiat, is a refugee fleeing from his home country, Afghanistan in order to survive. A war had broken out in his country, the Taliban were against anyone who was Hazara, that includes Enaiat.Enaiat teaches the reader that there are many obstacles in a refugee’s life, so we should help by supporting them,…

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    Julian Falat

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    Repatriation and the Arts During WWII Art repatriation is the return of art or cultural objects back to their countries of origin, or their former owners. In the art world, repatriation has become a very common occurrence; in particular when it comes to art from the past century. Looted art was a very common theme during both World War I and World War II. Art was often times taken on purpose, but sometimes even by accident. As previously stated, art was often wrongfully taken, or looted,…

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    Human Resource Management: Repatriation: Repatriation can be defined as the process in which a person comes back or returns to its home country from the host country after working there for a specific number of years (Hurn, 1999). Repatriation is considered important because the person has to re-adapt himself to the home country and the pattern of work and at the same time begin interaction with their friends and fellow workers. Normally all the managers and expatriates assume that adjusting in…

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    In Choi Ki-young’s article “Forced Migration of Koreans to Sakhalin and Their Repatriation,” he argues that Sakhalin Korean were put in an awkward position that they were forced to leave their hometown to settle down in Sakhalin as soldiers, workers and comfort women under the colonization of Imperial Japan, but both Japanese government and South Korean government did not make obligated efforts to the repatriation of Sakhalin Korean to South Korea while Soviet government presented indifferent…

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    The Kennewick Man Facts

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    neither belonged to Native Americans nor related to the tribes in the Northwest areas of Pacific region. These two groups advocated for the repatriation bones because they believed they were related to the Kennewick Man. The main law that warranted the return of the bones to natives was the Native Americans Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). However, the outcome of the scientific analysis rendered null the application of the NAGPRA rules. This led to the allowance of more studies…

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    upon proprietary claims, we have already posed the issue in a misleading fashion that denies many of the equities at stake” (177), the author continues, stating that the topic of appropriating musical culture is increasingly difficult to classify, as there are so many factors that go into what classifies it and who is judging said issue. The author then poses numerous questions that could potentially arise and and speaks about how taking from music could be considered appropriation and calls it…

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    semitism. Mexicans were viewed as misfit, violent, and undesirable. Because of these negative stereotypes and the fear of unemployment, many Americans supported deportation, or as it was called repatriation. Repatriation implies to generously…

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