Skip to comments.Give us back our bones, pagans tell museums
Posted on 02/06/2007 6:59:52 AM PST by SunkenCiv
British museums have become used to requests that foreign treasures be repatriated... British pagan groups are increasingly asking for human remains and grave goods from pre-Christian burials to be returned to them as well. The presence of what they see as their ancestors in dusty drawers or under harsh display lights is an affront to their religion. To them, the bones are living beings, whose existence is bound up with their religious descendants and the sacred land... Many scientists counter that, because of numerous influxes of people into the British Isles, it is impossible to identify the cultural or genetic descendants of Anglo-Saxon pagans and older peoples. They say handing back the bones for reburial would be a betrayal of a museum's duty to society and a loss to science... Many scientists are furious at the idea that future generations will not have access to material that might deliver great insights into the lives of ancient Britons... Some scientists say modern pagan groups have no right to represent the bones. "They would like to see themselves in a position where they can represent prehistorical remains in Britain, but this is just not the case. They are actually not speaking for anybody," said Prof Schutkowski.
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Does this mean that Bill Clinton will have to send back his mummy princess?
Hey, mummy told him there'd be days like these.
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Posted on 12/22/2006 12:27:14 PM EST by DogByte6RER
dem bones gonna rise again!
We used to encounter this with Native Americans all the time. Whenever we unearthed bones digging a missile silo or a launch pad, the Natives would clamor for the return of their ancestors. As often as not the remains were some white settler or Chinese railroad worker.
I was about to point this out. I notice when the Native Americans complain about desecration of their burial grounds, but people on here think it's silly when others are upset?
Whatever you were trying to say is not what CholeraJoe said.
The people here prior to 6,000 years ago were not the same people we call Native Americans today. See the below link.
Do you think that we can claim some land or a Casino? ;-)
Who is we?
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Just as soon as they can prove they are pagan.
Have they scarified any one recently?
Then, to make themselves feel better, they teased a Southern Baptist kid.
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