The Fight To Return Native Remains to Their Tribes
UC Berkeley alone still holds the remains of 10,000 people.
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The “Native American Graves and Repatriation Act” passed more than 30 years ago, with the goal of returning human remains, which were taken from native burial sites, back to their tribes. But museums and universities still hold the remains of thousands of people—UC Berkeley alone has nearly 10,000.
Guest: Mary Hudetz, Propublica reporter focusing on tribal issues throughout the Southwest.
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Podcast production by Elena Schwartz, Paige Osburn, Anna Phillips, and Madeline Ducharme, with help from Jared Downing and Laura Spencer.