Buddhist nun leads strike for reburial of ancestors
A Buddhist nun is leading a four-day hunger strike to seek the repatriation of remains held by the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at UC Berkeley in California.

Jun Yasuda, 61, started the strike on Tuesday. Some Indian activists who live in the area joined her today to urge the museum to return 11,000 remains -- most of them from California and other parts of the U.S..

A spokesperson for the university said some remains can't be repatriated because the Ohlohne Miwok Tribe does not have federal recognition.

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Drumbeat sounds outside UC museum for return of human remains (The Contra Costa Times 12/3)