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Bones Decision Rattles Researchers

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Science  29 Sep 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5488, pp. 2257
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5488.2257

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The Interior Department has decided to turn over the 9300-year-old remains of Kennewick Man to the five Indian tribes that have laid claim to them. But scientists suing to study the remains, found 4 years ago on the banks of Washington's Columbia River, say they will continue to pursue their case.