Harvard has human remains of 7,000 Native Americans, leaked report says

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2022
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Harvard University is in possession of the remains of nearly 7,000 Native Americans — despite a 1990 federal law that requires the remains and cultural items of Indigenous people to be returned, according to a leaked report.

The school’s newspaper the Crimson said it obtained a draft report prepared by the Steering Committee on Human Remains in Harvard Museum Collections, urging the Ivy League institution to hasten the return of the remains to Native American tribes and descendants.

The Ivy League institution also holds the remains of at least 19 people of...

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