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Washington tribe helping with removal of remains

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and archeological workers are removing remains and artifacts from a work site in Washington.

The state is spending $4.5 million to rebury tribal ancestors. Of the amount, $3 million will be used to buy land to rebury the remains and to construct a building to house the artifacts.

The discover of the burial ground halted construction at the Hood Canal Bridge. Work will resume once the remains and artifacts are removed.

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Port Angeles: Archeological workers begin poring over graving yard site (The Peninsula Daily News 4/20)