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Chip Colwell: Scientists can help put an end to repatriation wars
Chip Colwell: Scientists can help put an end to repatriation wars (March 6, 2017)

The 20-year battle over North America’s most famous ancient man has come to a close.


Pacific Northwest tribes finally rebury remains of Kennewick Man
Pacific Northwest tribes finally rebury remains of Kennewick Man (February 21, 2017)

The Ancient One was laid to rest after a 21-year legal and political battle over the status of the remains.


Northwest tribes prepare to rebury ancestor known as Ancient One
Northwest tribes prepare to rebury ancestor known as Ancient One (December 20, 2016)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is required to transfer the remains of the Kennewick Man within 90 days.


National water bill offers a bunch of goodies for Indian Country
National water bill offers a bunch of goodies for Indian Country (December 13, 2016)

The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act includes one repatriation provision, two major infrastructure packages, three land-into-trust acquisitions and four water settlements.


Northwest tribes set to reclaim ancestor known as the Ancient One
Northwest tribes set to reclaim ancestor known as the Ancient One (December 12, 2016)

The Kennewick Man will finally be coming home once President Barack Obama signs a national water bill into law.


Federal agency shifts course as tribal ancestor in Nevada is slated for repatriation
Federal agency shifts course as tribal ancestor in Nevada is slated for repatriation (October 19, 2016)

The Fallon-Paiute Shoshone Tribe has been seeking to rebury the remains of the Spirit Cave Man for two decades.


House approves national water bill without #NoDAPL amendment
House approves national water bill without #NoDAPL amendment (September 28, 2016)

Lawmakers worked late into the night to address a water crisis but not the one being followed by Indian Country.


Senate passes water bill but fails to include #NoDAPL amendment
Senate passes water bill but fails to include #NoDAPL amendment (September 15, 2016)

The Water Resources Development Act includes a slew of pro-tribal provisions but doesn't address the current crisis at Standing Rock.


Rosita Worl: The Ancient One is a member of our Native family
Rosita Worl: The Ancient One is a member of our Native family (July 11, 2016)

The Bring the Ancient One Home Act is a unique opportunity for Congress to enforce existing law, correct the mistakes of the past twenty years and weave an important thread of Native American history back into our modern lives.


Northwest tribes seek reburial of ancestor known as Ancient One
Northwest tribes seek reburial of ancestor known as Ancient One (June 8, 2016)

The tribes are lobbying Congress to pass legislation that would bring the Ancient One back to his relatives.


DNA studies boost links between Native people and ancestors
DNA studies boost links between Native people and ancestors (May 18, 2016)

A scientist in Denmark is employing cutting-edge techniques to show how Native people are linked genetically to their ancestors in the Americas.


Chip Colwell: Change NAGPRA and put an end to repatriation wars
Chip Colwell: Change NAGPRA and put an end to repatriation wars (May 16, 2016)

The epic saga of the skeleton known as the Ancient One (by Native Americans) and Kennewick Man (by scientists) has taken a wild turn.


Northwest tribes inch closer to reburial of Kennewick Man remains
Northwest tribes inch closer to reburial of Kennewick Man remains (April 28, 2016)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has once again confirmed that the remains known to the tribe as the Ancient One are Native American.


Cynthia-Lou Coleman: Media downplays tribal views on NAGPRA
Cynthia-Lou Coleman: Media downplays tribal views on NAGPRA (February 15, 2016)

When Indian knowledge systems meet Western knowledge systems—then tribal views are diminished in favor of mainstream values.


Kumeyaay Nation still waiting to repatriate ancestors despite court win
Kumeyaay Nation still waiting to repatriate ancestors despite court win (August 27, 2015)

Remains that have been declared to be 'Native American' remain in limbo under a lawsuit filed by professors at the University of California.


Sen. Murray introduces bill to repatriate Kennewick Man to tribes
Sen. Murray introduces bill to repatriate Kennewick Man to tribes (August 10, 2015)

S.1979, the Bring the Ancient One Home Act, would finally allow Pacific Northwest tribes to rebury one of their ancestors.


Washington governor supports repatriation of Kennewick Man
Washington governor supports repatriation of Kennewick Man (June 30, 2015)

Pacific Northwest tribes have been waiting nearly two decades to rebury an ancestor who has been linked to them by DNA.


Genetic analysis confirms Kennewick Man was Native American
Genetic analysis confirms Kennewick Man was Native American (June 18, 2015)

'We have always maintained the belief that the Ancient One was one of us,' Colville Tribes Chairman Jim Boyd said.


Initial DNA tests show Kennewick Man linked to Native peoples
Initial DNA tests show Kennewick Man linked to Native peoples (January 19, 2015)

The 9,500-year-old remains were discovered on federal land in Washington that was once a part of the Umatilla Reservation.


Scientists publish lengthy book based on study of Kennewick Man
Scientists publish lengthy book based on study of Kennewick Man (August 25, 2014)

Scientists have finally published their research into the 9,500-year-old remains of the Kennewick Man.


DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people
DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people (May 15, 2014)

Even though researchers say the girl did not physically resemble modern-day Natives, DNA testing showed that she shared similar genes.


Pacific Northwest tribes still planning to rebury   Kennewick Man
Pacific Northwest tribes still planning to rebury Kennewick Man (July 29, 2013)

Five Pacific Northwest tribes will continue efforts to repatriate Kennewick Man.


Anthropologist from Kennewick Man case turns to    cannibalism
Anthropologist from Kennewick Man case turns to cannibalism (May 2, 2013)

An anthropologist who told tribal leaders that Kennewick Man was not a Native person has found a new cause -- cannibalism at Jamestown, the first European settlement in Virginia. Doug...


Crosscut: Kennewick Man returns from   dead 9200 years later
Crosscut: Kennewick Man returns from dead 9200 years later (October 11, 2012)

"If Kennewick man had stayed hidden for just one more month, most of the tough, widely-roaming hunter from the West Coast might have never been found. A few weeks before...


Anthropologist  says Kennewick Man was not Native American
Anthropologist says Kennewick Man was not Native American (October 10, 2012)

An anthropologist from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History told tribal leaders that Kennewick Man, whose remains date back 9,500 years, was not Native American, The Seattle Times reports....


OPB: Old jawbone   turns up close to site of   Kennewick Man
OPB: Old jawbone turns up close to site of Kennewick Man (October 26, 2011)

"Federal archaeologists are investigating a very old jawbone that turned up Monday along the Columbia River in Kennewick. The human remains were found a short distance from where Kennewick Man...


Ask the Burke: Results of Kennewick Man studies not yet known
Ask the Burke: Results of Kennewick Man studies not yet known (July 11, 2011)

"Q. “Has there been any new information gained from human remains known as Kennewick Man or the Ancient One?” The Burke: Prior to any court rulings, a thorough examination of...