U.S. tribe displays artifacts loaned from London

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U.S. tribe displays artifacts loaned from London

A water-tight woven basket collected by the Rev. Robert Summers from the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in the 1870s is photographed for research purposes on May 23, 2018 in Grand Ronde, Ore., in preparation for an exhibit at the tribe’s newly expanded museum. Tribal artifacts hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to the Oregon tribe and go on display.
Alex Nyers, of Northwest Archaeometrics, completes 3-D modeling in Grand Ronde, Ore., of a hunter’s cap collected from the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in the 1870s by the Rev. Robert Summers. Tribal artifacts hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to the Oregon tribe to go on display.
Collecting notes written by the Rev. Robert Summers about a horn bowl are shown in Grand Ronde, Ore., during preparation for an exhibit in the newly expanded exhibit hall at the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.
A spear head collected by the Rev. Robert Summers from the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in the 1870s sits on a table in Grand Ronde, Ore., in preparation for an exhibit at the tribe’s newly expanded museum.

U.S. tribe displays artifacts loaned from London

A water-tight woven basket collected by the Rev. Robert Summers from the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in the 1870s is photographed for research purposes on May 23, 2018 in Grand Ronde, Ore., in preparation for an exhibit at the tribe’s newly expanded museum. Tribal artifacts hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to the Oregon tribe and go on display.
Alex Nyers, of Northwest Archaeometrics, completes 3-D modeling in Grand Ronde, Ore., of a hunter’s cap collected from the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in the 1870s by the Rev. Robert Summers. Tribal artifacts hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to the Oregon tribe to go on display.
Collecting notes written by the Rev. Robert Summers about a horn bowl are shown in Grand Ronde, Ore., during preparation for an exhibit in the newly expanded exhibit hall at the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.
A spear head collected by the Rev. Robert Summers from the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in the 1870s sits on a table in Grand Ronde, Ore., in preparation for an exhibit at the tribe’s newly expanded museum.
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