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FBI has no leads on theft from Cabazon museum

The FBI is worried that 17 items stolen from the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians Cultural Museum are headed for the black market.

The items [PDF: Photos] were stolen on the early morning of January 11. Their estimated value is more than $100,000.

The items included Hopi, Zuni and Pueblo pottery between 100 and 150 years. Also stolen were baskets made by Mission Indians during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the FBI or the Cabazon Band. More photos of the stolen items can be found at

Get the Story:
FBI seeks 'irreplaceable' artifacts (The Palm Springs Desert Sun 2/23)

Relevant Links:
Cabazon Band of Mission Indians -
Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association -

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