All posts tagged with repatriation

A story of Australian repatriation

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The September issue of Smithsonian magazine has a feature article by Tony Perrottet recounting the burial ceremony for the “Mungo Man” skeleton, which happen...

Looking back on Mungo

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In a recent article, the geologist Jim Bowler gives a retrospective on the 1974 discovery of the “Mungo Man” skeleton in Australia: “Mungo Man is a physical ...

Bones from the Torres Strait Islands

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The BBC has an interesting article about the repatriation of skeletal remains from Torres Strait Islanders, held at the Natural History Museum, London: “Torr...

Repatriation at UCSD hold

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Following up on my post last month about repatriation issues at UCSD, Nature has a news brief in this week’s issue, reporting that the Kumeyaay tribe’s reque...