UC Berkeley has a skeleton in it's closet, or rather under it's swimming pool. The LA Times reported yesterday that State Senate leaders have voiced their disapproval of Berkeley's failure to return ancestral bones to Native Americans. The bones of about 12,000 Native Americans have been stored under the swimming pool of the Hearst Gymnasium for 40 years. Has Berkeley learned nothing from Poltergeist? The controversy reached a fever pitch when the school eliminated a staff unit within the museum that was responsible for facilitating the return of the bones to tribal members. (click 'more')
Link copied to clipboard!