After 87 years in museum, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home

Sep 22nd 2:57 pm By Avery Lill, KDLG News

Returning pieces of history has become part of Smithsonian's duty in recent decades


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After 87 years in museum, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home

September 22nd 1:57 pm

Returning pieces of history has become part of Smithsonian's duty in recent decades

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