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Workers dig up Native America skull

Original post made on Nov 10, 2011

Construction workers happened on what is believed to be a 100-year-old Native American skull while working on a housing development at the corner of Calderon and Evelyn avenues a few weeks ago.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:00 AM

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Posted by SteveDodge, a resident of Jackson Park
on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:42 pm

Sounds a little curious. It's not like there were tribes living in encampments there 100 years ago....Maybe 300 years...maybe. How did they determine it's origin? Were there other artifacts?

That was pretty much the edge of town back then I think. Perhaps a school teacher or doctor lived (or practiced) there. People probably didn't protest much back then if they used some native American's bones in a disrespectful manner. Racism was common.


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