January 24, 2004
Other museums can return artefacts because it is the right thing to do. Could the British Museum not repatriate the Elgin Marbles for the same reason?
Opinion – Friday, January 23, 2004
Norwich knows to tell British: Return statues
‘Context’ matters here, in Athens
Slater Museum director Vivian Zoe was at Mohegan Sun Thursday to witness the “repatriation” of Native American artifacts originally unearthed at Fort Shantok, where Uncas’ warriors successfully defended the tribe against the Narragansetts in the 17th Century.
Over the centuries, the artifacts had been scattered hither, thither and yon. These ones in particular were returned by the Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington, Litchfield County.
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