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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x267 Chip Colwell: Why museums are returning cultural treasures
TV-PG

  • 2018-09-20T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Archaeologist and curator Chip Colwell collects artifacts for his museum, but he also returns them to where they came from. In a thought-provoking talk, he shares how some museums are confronting their legacies of stealing spiritual objects and pillaging ancient graves — and how they're bridging divides with communities who are demanding the return of their cultural treasures.

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