Navajo Nation v. U.S. Department of the Interior,

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20071
No(s). 13-15710 (9th Cir. Apr 6, 2016)

The Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court decision dismissing the Navajo Nation's lawsuit against the National Park Service (NPS) that seeks immediate return of human remains and associated funerary objects taken from its reservation. Between 1931 and 1990, NPS removed 303 sets of human remains and a...