A group of 12 native American tribes are suing the University of California because they won’t hand over two bodies that were found by students of the school in 1976. The remains are thought to be about 9,000 years old and were discovered by archaeology students while they were partaking in a field research project.
Such finds are common within the area. The location where the remains were found has actually been noted as a sanctified cemetery by state law. [Read more...]