Friday, April 22, 2005

Northwest Indian Art For Ancestors Brought Home

Last year, there was a TV documentary about the Northwest Indian Haida people going to a Chicago museum to bring back remains of ancestors back to BC Canada for proper burials. Northwest Indian art in the form of special boxes and button blankets were used as a part of the process. The group has worked to bring more than 400 remains of their ancestors located in different institutions around the US. The latest effort will bring six more ancestors back from Portland, Oregon. See the story in Indian Country Today.

Free Spirit Gallery Northwest Indian Art

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