Navaho nation forced to buy sacred items

Members of the Navaho nation went to Paris to buy at auction sacred items that the Paris Drouot auction house refused not to sell. The auction house refused to postpone to allow time to verify if the objects had been stolen. Although opposed to buying the items, the tribe bought them as a last resort. Also auctioned were items the Hopis did not want auctioned. Read more about it here.


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