Wednesday, December 11, 2013

...and Hopi Masks are Returned

Annenberg Foundation Vice President and Director Gregory Annenberg Weingarten today announced that the Annenberg Foundation has purchased 24 sacred Native American artifacts from an auction house in Paris – totaling $530 thousand– for the sole purpose of returning them to their rightful owners.  Twenty-one of these items will be returned to the Hopi Nation in Arizona, and three artifacts belonging to the San Carlos Apache will be returned to the Apache tribe. 
Annenberg Foundation and Hopi Nation Announce Return of Sacred Artifacts to Native American Hopi Tribe PR press release

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