NY natural history museum changing how it looks after thousands of human remains in collection

    In 2022, an estimated 870,000 Native American artifacts, including remains, are still in possession of colleges, museums, and other institutions By  Deepti Hajela THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP)- There are stories in the human bones at the American Museum of Natural History. They tell of lives lived, some mere decades ago, others in past centuries, in cultures around the world. But the vast collection of thousands of skeletal parts at one of the world’s most visited museums also tells a darker story _ of opened graves, disrupted burial sites and collecting practices that treated some cultures and people as objects to be gawked at. The New York museum announced this month that it is pulling all human remains from public display and will change how it maintains its collection…

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