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In 1990, the Glenbow Museum took its first tentative steps towards repatriation via returning sacred gadgets to First international locations' peoples. those efforts drew harsh feedback from contributors of the provincial executive. was once it no longer the museum's basic criminal, moral, and fiduciary accountability to make sure the actual protection of its collections? Undaunted via such feedback, greater than fifty medication bundles have been back to Blackfoot and Cree groups among the years of 1990 and 2000, at which era the 1st countries Sacred Ceremonial items Repatriation Act (FNSCORA) ― nonetheless the one repatriation laws in Canada ― used to be passed."We Are Coming Home!" is the tale of the hugely advanced technique of repatriation as defined via these in detail inquisitive about the paintings, significantly the Piikuni, Siksika, and Kainai elders who supplied crucial oversight and suggestions and Gerald Conaty, senior curator on the museum.

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