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This project includes background information, detailed reports of investigations, summaries, and other documents related to the Kennewick Man. Kennewick Man, also called "the Ancient One" by some, is an ancient individual represented by his nearly complete skeletal remains. The remains were discovered in 1996 under the waters of Lake Wallula, a reservoir in the Columbia River, near Kennewick, Washington. Controversy concerning the study and treatment of the remains was not resolved until a...
An Introducton and Index to Documents and Reports about the Kennewick Man (2013)
This document provides an overview, introduction, and listing of the various reports and related documents regarding the Kennewick Man remains.
Letter from Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt to Secretary of the Army Louis Caldera Regarding Disposition of the Kennewick Human Remains (2000)
This letter describes the Department of Interior's (DOI) final determination and resolution of the issues delegated to DOI by the Department of the Army (DOA) in a March 1998 interagency agreement. In this agreement, DOI agreed to make the following two determinations related to the set of human skeletal remains recovered on July 26, 1996, from Columbia Park, land controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), near the city of Kennewick, Benton County, Washington: 1) whether these human...
Report on the Skeletal Taphonomy, Dating, and DNA Testing Results of the Kennewick Human Remains from Columbia Park, Kennewick, Washington [September 2000] (2000)
The descriptive and analytical reports of the expert team that investigated the Kennewick remains in April, 2000, and the subsequent DNA analyses that were performed between May and September, 2000. NOTE: The Taphonomy report and Chapter 5 of the complete Report and the combined PDF ("whole document") contain small images of human bone from the Kennewick skeletal remains and may not considered inappropriate for viewing by some.
Reports on the Cultural Affiliation of the Kennewick Man (2000)
This report details four studies by experts in anthropological, archeological, cultural, and historical topics relevant to the determination of whether the Kennewick man remains could be culturally affiliated under the terms of NAGPRA.