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Repatriation at the Museum is a collaborative process in which Museum staff work with tribal representatives to determine the disposition of human remains and cultural objects under the law.
From left to right: Honoring Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans of the Oglala and other Sioux Tribes, viewing Arapaho doll, repatriated Chugach mask (NMNH catalog no. E20269), viewing Comanche objects
Ho Chunk parfleche (NMNH catalog no. E309043a)
Smithsonian - National Mueseum of Natural History bullet Repatriation Review Committee
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