Rainy River First Nations Will Receive Artifacts from Burial Mounds from Royal Ontario Museum

Sunday, November 18, 2018
Author: 
Rhiannon Johnson
Source: 
CBC News

The Rainy River First Nations will soon receive atifacts, sacred objects, and the remains of ancestors from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, where they have been stored for over 30 years. One of the largest known concentrations of burial mounds is found in the Anishinaabe community in Northwestern Ontario along the Rainy River. Approximately 4,000 artifacts will be returned.

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