NEWS FEATURE: Indians, pagans, anthropologists tussle over 9,200-year-old bones

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c. 1997 Religion News Service KENNEWICK, Wash. _ A battle is raging here on the banks of the Columbia River over the right to venerate, study, or bury forever, a 9,200-year-old skeleton known as Kennewick Man. The combatants are Native American religionists, who claim the bones as the sacred remains of an ancestor who deserves […]

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