Bill would help study of ancient remains

August 11th, 2006 in Other Sciences / Archaeology & Fossils
Bill would help study of ancient remains (AP)
A plastic casting of the skull from the bones known as Kennewick Man is shown in a July 24, 1997 file photo taken in Richland, Wash. A federal law governing protection of American Indian graves would be amended to allow scientific study of ancient remains discovered on federal lands if the remains have not been tied to a current tribe, under a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)


A plastic casting of the skull from the bones known as Kennewick Man is shown in a July 24, 1997 file photo taken in Richland, Wash. A federal law governing protection of American Indian graves would be amended to allow scientific study of ancient remains discovered on federal lands if the remains have not been tied to a current tribe, under a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

(AP) -- A federal law governing protection of American Indian graves would be amended to allow scientific study of ancient remains discovered on federal lands if the remains have not been tied to a current tribe, under a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings.



Content from The Associated Press expires 15 days after original publication date. For more information about The Associated Press, please visit www.ap.org .


"Bill would help study of ancient remains." August 11th, 2006. http://phys.org/news74502213.html