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RE: Edmontosaurus collection returned to Standing Rock Sioux
Sloppy reporting of the worse kind! What exactly was an archaeology
department doing with 14,000 dinosaur bones?
From: Mike Taylor [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 13 March 2009 11:59
Subject: Edmontosaurus collection returned to Standing Rock Sioux
Dan Chure writes:
> The Concordian College collection of Edmontosaurus bones, number nearly
> 14,100 elements, has been returned to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of
> South Dakota. Details can be read at:
What a travesty. I wonder how many of the kinds who volunteered in
this effort are never going to do so again.
> "We found out that you can't just go by their word," Nellermoe said.
There's a world of bitterness wrapped up in that quote.
Let's hope the Sioux tribe's palaeontologists get publishing on this
material quickly, then.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <email@example.com> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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