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Human Bones in Museums

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 13, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 17:33
Some of the most prestigious anthropology museums in the nation have large collections of human remains - specifically, bones. But how were these obtained? There’s a complicated and unethical history behind these collections, especially ones featuring bones from Native Americans and African Americans. Delande Justinvil, an anthropology doctoral student at American University, explains.