Repatriation

noun and verb. / rēˌpātrēˈāSH(ə)n /

1). Repatriation (alternatively, “rematriation”) means returning looted objects of cultural heritage to their source communities. Repatriation can involve the return of land, human remains, and looted art. It can also refer to objects of intangible cultural heritage like oral traditions and performing arts.


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