Author: Sceotan

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Shrunken Heads Oxford Museum Sets Example

Pitt Rivers Museum is reportedly setting an example by considering removing shrunken heads from display after receiving complaints from indigenous South American people. This is an interesting precedent. If you are an indigenous person...

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DCMS Guidance Correspondence

Report on Honouring the Ancient Dead’s request to DDCMS for an update of their 2005 Guidance on the Care of Human Remains in Museums Sarah Levitt, HAD Board Member Although it has some flaws,...

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Letter to Michael Ellis MP

HAD recently wrote to Michael Ellis MP, Undersecretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the DCMS to lobby for a review of the situation regarding exhumation and care of ancestors. You can...