Frances Madeson
“We had never heard of the Paris auctions,” said Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, of the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office...
Frances Madeson
The room was both packed and hushed at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe when Brian Vallo, director of SAR’s Indian Arts Research Center, introduced the guest panelists ...
Sara Weber/Cronkite News
A divided federal appeals court Wednesday reinstated a Navajo Nation lawsuit seeking to force the National Park Service to return more than 300 remains and relics that are “among t...
Frances Madeson
The topic sounded dry as bones, but the discussion was anything but...
Carlisle Students Wikipedia
Rick Kearns
The Rosebud Sioux community is trying to bring back their relatives buried in the cemetery at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School...
Suzette Brewer
In a unanimous decision January 25, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling against the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin in Menominee v...
Rick Kearns
How to find and recover the remains of ancestors, sacred objects and other items from international collections were the main topics at a special event in November that marked the ...
La Purisima Mission Black and White
Steve Russell
Of course there are ghosts...
Welcome to Barrow NAGPRA Anthopologists
Steve Russell
This summer, Indiana University repatriated human remains and funerary objects from the campus in Bloomington, where the Mathers Museum of World Cultures advertises that its “singl...
Halibut Hook Wolf Spirit
Frank Hopper
Once, Native sacred objects were secure. No one stole them. They were alive with the tribe’s spirit and to steal one was not theft, but kidnapping...