Identifying stakeholders

In A Misplaced Massacre by Ari Kelman, many of the issues arising from the park’s creation of the Sandy Creek National Historic Site was that stakeholders (typically Native stakeholders) were overlooked, ignored, or just left out of the conversations entirely. How can we, as responsible, culturally-sensitive preservationists, ensure that 1) we know all of the groups involved beforehand and 2) represent Native voices as well as possible, particularly as the business of history making has capitalized on leaving their voices out?


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