Decades since the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s passing, many museums and universities have not returned the remains.
The university said it will return the samples, some of which were used in research that directly or indirectly supported scientific racism.
The report estimates that 6.7 million Indigenous objects and human remains continue to be held in Canadian institutions, most of which do not have formal repatriation policies.
In recent years, local activists have pushed to change the names of federal sites featuring the dehumanizing “s-word.”
Curators and professors are now working alongside tribal representatives to begin the process of repatriating human remains and objects.
Allegations questioning the ancestry of Gina Adams, who describes herself as a descendant of the White Earth Nation, first appeared on an anonymous Twitter account.
Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of Malinche prompts new conversations about one Indigenous woman’s turbulent story.
Latinx and Indigenous artists use automobiles to amplify their cultural identity and challenge systems of erasure.
Curator Amber-Dawn Bear Robe brings together historic and contemporary Native clothing designs at Santa Fe Indian Market.
David Rios Ferreira and Denae Shanidiin join forces to bring awareness to the plight of Indigenous women and girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
Decades later, a letter written by the group has resulted in a permanent exhibition at Bosque Redondo Memorial in New Mexico.
The IAIA remains the only educational institution in the world dedicated to the study of contemporary Native American and Alaska Native arts.