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Native Americans demand accountability for ancestral remains identified at Dartmouth College


BOSTON (AP) — Dartmouth College says it has identified the partial skeletal remains of 15 Native Americans housed in its anthropology department. Now it's working to repatriate the remains to the affiliated tribes. It's sparking a larger conversation between the college and Native American students and alumni about why the remains were mislabeled for so long, how the college acquired them and who is to blame for the oversight. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act requires federally funded institutions including universities to return remains and cultural items to the...

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