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Editorial: McCain should drop NAGPRA amendment


"Two little words could ruin any chance scientists have for further study on 9,400-year-old Kennewick Man.

After years of delay, scientists recently had the chance to examine the ancient skeleton that was discovered along the banks of the Columbia River in 1996. Their hopes of continuing their analysis may be dashed, however, if U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., gets his way.

We hope he doesn't."

Get the Story:
Editorial: Kennewick Man has more to tell (The Mid-Columbia Tri-City Herald 7/20)

NAGPRA Amendment Bill:
S.536: Technical Corrections Act

Court Decision:
BONNICHSEN v. US (February 4, 2004)

Relevant Links:
Kennewick Man, Department of Interior - http://www.cr.nps.gov/aad/kennewick
Friends of America's Past - http://www.friendsofpast.org
Kennewick Man Virtual Interpretive Center, The Tri-City (Washington) Herald - http://www.kennewick-man.com

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