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Lloyd Wilcox, a medicine man, holding the tribal pipe, joined John Brown on the Narragansett August Meeting Ground.
Lloyd Wilcox, a medicine man, holding the tribal pipe, joined John Brown on the Narragansett August Meeting Ground. (Globe Staff Photo / Evan Richman) Globe Staff Photo / Evan Richman

Issues of body, spirit snarl return of Narragansett remains

By Sarah Schweitzer
Globe Staff / December 20, 2004

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CHARLESTOWN, R.I. -- Nearly a century ago, eight bodies of Narragansett tribespeople were exhumed in the name of science and shipped to a Smith College laboratory. No permission from the tribe was sought or granted, making the noted professor who oversaw the work -- in the view of tribal leaders -- not a scientist but a grave robber. (Full article: 1435 words)

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