Remains of more than 700 Indigenous ancestors to be sent home to communities across B.C. thanks to new funding

The Star Vancouver, September 21, 2018

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“The human remains of more than 700 ancestors from First Nations across the province are sitting in the Royal BC Museum. With the help of new funding, several communities are hoping to bring those remains home and finally lay them to rest.

Through the museum’s new repatriation project, funded by the provincial government, 21 First Nations will receive a combined total of over $500,000 to put toward a variety of tasks, including locating and transporting cultural objects and ancestral remains held in museums across the world.”

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