Science at Stake: The Furor Over Nevada's Sprit Cave Mummy

But the Spirit Cave Mummy is more than a find of great scientific importance. It is also a battleground—a major skirmish in a much larger war. At the center of the conflict is the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), a federal law designed to preserve existing Native American burial sites and return Indian remains to their proper tribes....

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