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Indigenous leader Suzan Shown Harjo on the fight to return Native American remains:  ‘Building a door of access … under the law’

It began with dreams and nightmares. Nightmares of ancestors and Medicine Beings trapped on museum walls. Sacred items stolen from shrines and burial sites in the light of day when the sun bore witness. Nightmares entered the minds of Native people, descendants who lived through decades of injustice, assimilation and subjugation. “Horrors of the 1864 […]