A Return to the Rightful Owners

Aug. 22, 2012

The Arizona State Museum has just received nearly $90,000 from the National Park Service to support the museum's efforts to return artifacts, remains and other items to American Indian tribes.

Staff at the museum have been long involved in an effort to return human remains and sacred cultural items to American Indian tribes, complying with NAGPRA, or the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

Read the article, "Grant Supports State Museum Efforts to Return American Indian Items," written by Alexis Blue at UANews or visit Arizona Public Media for an article by Mark Duggan and accompanying audio.

Photo credit: Norma Jean Gargasz/UANews