Haudenosaunee External Relations Committee Retrieves Sacred Objects from Geneva

 

Musée d'ethnographie de Genève (MEG) director Carine Ayélé Durand and Haudenosaunee External Relations Committee member Kenneth Deer hold cornhusk dolls during the ceremony to repatriate a medicine mask and turtle rattle. The cornhusk dolls were gifted to the museum as something that can be displayed. Photo courtest of Chiara Cosenza/MEG.

by Kaniehtonkie

After almost two hundred years in a museum's possession, a medicine mask and a turtle rattle have been returned the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.

A delegation from the Haudenosaunee External Relations Committee travelled to Geneva, S...



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