More: repatriation

Indian remains discovered by teen in Utah date back 1,000 years
Indian remains discovered by teen in Utah date back 1,000 years (March 31, 2014)

A Utah teenager who was doing some yard work discovered Indian remains that date back 1,000 years.


NWPR: Washington tribes contacted about discovery of remains
NWPR: Washington tribes contacted about discovery of remains (September 5, 2013)

Northwest Public Radio reports on the discovery of the remains of a Native American woman in Washington.


Native woman who was placed on display reburied in Mexico
Native woman who was placed on display reburied in Mexico (February 13, 2013)

A Native woman who was mummified and put on display by her European husband was reburied in Mexico, more than 100 years after her death. Julia Pastrana suffered from...


Onondaga Nation reclaims historic wampum belt in ceremony
Onondaga Nation reclaims historic wampum belt in ceremony (June 12, 2012)

The Onondaga Nation of New York reclaimed a historic wampum belt from the Onondaga Historical Association in a ceremony today. Tribal leaders praised the group for repatriating the belt, which...


Onondaga Nation reclaims ancestors, property from association
Onondaga Nation reclaims ancestors, property from association (June 6, 2012)

The Onondaga Nation of New York is reclaiming ancestral remains and cultural property from the Onondaga Historical Association. Dorothy Webster, a late clan mother, sought the return of the remains...


Famous South Dakotans: Maria Pearson, repatriation expert
Famous South Dakotans: Maria Pearson, repatriation expert (April 2, 2012)

"A woman born in Springfield became the primary catalyst for the creation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. WHO: Maria Pearson BORN: July 12, 1932. She died...


IPR: Sault Tribe responds to another burial ground discovery
IPR: Sault Tribe responds to another burial ground discovery (March 30, 2012)

"More bones have been found at another construction site on Mackinac Island. Last fall, hundreds of human bones were unearthed during the excavation of the former McNally Cottage. Now just...


Senate Indian Affairs Committee roundtable and hearings
Senate Indian Affairs Committee roundtable and hearings (February 21, 2012)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will be hosting a roundtable and two hearings in the coming weeks. On Thursday, March 1, majority staff director Loretta Tuell will host a roundtable...


Remains not at French and Indian War site despite 'reburial'
Remains not at French and Indian War site despite 'reburial' (February 6, 2012)

On Memorial Day in 1993, tribal leaders, local officials and British dignitaries took part in a "reburial" ceremony to honor soldiers that were killed at a French and Indian War...


French  government returns Maori ancestors to New Zealand
French government returns Maori ancestors to New Zealand (January 23, 2012)

The French government returned the remains of 20 Maori ancestors to the New Zealand government in a private ceremony in Paris today. The 20 heads were held by museums throughout...


Opinion: Repatriation of Native remains goes against science
Opinion: Repatriation of Native remains goes against science (January 23, 2012)

"Research science and physical anthropology has taken a giant leap backward under the stewardship of the hard left, politically correct, multiculturalists running the Department of Interior. It is no surprise...


NAGPRA regulation  prompts universities to take some action
NAGPRA regulation prompts universities to take some action (January 17, 2012)

A new regulation is prompting universities and institutions to take action regarding "culturally unidentifiable" remains in their collections. The rule was finalized in 2010, some 20 years after the Native...


IPR: Ancestral remains to be reburied  at  cemetery in Michigan
IPR: Ancestral remains to be reburied at cemetery in Michigan (January 4, 2012)

"Human remains discovered at a construction site on Mackinac Island in November are being reburied this week. But an official on Mackinac Island says the city will not care for...


KCAW: Sitka Tribe consulted about discovery of remains at site
KCAW: Sitka Tribe consulted about discovery of remains at site (November 18, 2011)

"Contractors working in the basement of KCAW discovered human remains in late October. The remains are believed to be old, and likely predate the 103-year-old building that houses the station....


PR: Group questions removal of remains from Ojibwe ground
PR: Group questions removal of remains from Ojibwe ground (November 16, 2011)

"Authorities on Mackinac Island say no laws have been broken as human remains have been removed from a construction site over the last two weeks. But that's being questioned by...


IPR: Excavation continues at Ojiwbe burial ground in Michigan
IPR: Excavation continues at Ojiwbe burial ground in Michigan (November 11, 2011)

"A burial site discovered last week on Mackinac Island continues to be excavated. Representatives of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians say the remains are from their ancestors and they...


Michigan Radio: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe  will rebury ancestors
Michigan Radio: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe will rebury ancestors (November 9, 2011)

"The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will rebury human remains found last week at a construction site on Mackinac Island. Cecil Pavlot, Sr. handles repatriation for the tribe....


IPR: Excavation uncovers major Ojibwe burial site in Michigan
IPR: Excavation uncovers major Ojibwe burial site in Michigan (November 8, 2011)

"On Mackinac Island, developers of a new hotel discovered what appears to be a massive burial site last week. Police say it's now clear some of the bones unearthed in...


WPR: Museum to repatriate ancestors to three Wisconsin tribes
WPR: Museum to repatriate ancestors to three Wisconsin tribes (August 3, 2011)

"The largest repatriation of Native American remains to date in Wisconsin is underway. The Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) is working with three tribes to return several hundred individual human remains...


Obama's new budget reduces Indian programs at Smithsonian
Obama's new budget reduces Indian programs at Smithsonian (February 15, 2011)

Indian programs at the National Museum of the American Indian and the National Museum of Natural History will be reduced under the budget proposal released by President Barack Obama on...


Opinion: Re-examining repatriation efforts among the First Nations
Opinion: Re-examining repatriation efforts among the First Nations (January 3, 2011)

"Twenty years ago in Canada, the Assembly of First Nations and the Canadian Museums Association formed a joint task force to discuss concerns over the display and ownership of Native...