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Dec. 4, 2023: Repatriating centuries-old human remains; A mural honors the ‘Queen of Five Points’

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David Hyde, senior lecturer of anthropology at Western Colorado University, discusses the extensive pottery collection found at the CT Hurst Museum. The museum is also in possession of remains and artifacts that it is working to return to tribal nations, November 2023.

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They were moved from their resting place, centuries-old graves looted. Now there's a renewed effort to return the remains of Indigenous people to their rightful homes in Colorado. Later, "Off the Walls" with how a mural of Fathima Dickerson, the GM of Welton Street Café, has come to represent community and hope.