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Kennewick Man Presentation Slated

Contact: Aaron Kirk Douglas
Client Services Director (503) 276-2115

KENNEWICK MAN PRESENTATION SLATED for May 22nd, Richland Washington

Paula A. Barran will present an overview of the Kennewick Man litigation and explain events expected to occur in the next six months. The presentation is being sponsored by the Columbia River Exhibition of History Science and Technology Museum (CREHST).

Date: Monday, May 22nd, 2000
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Richland Red Lion, 802 George Washington Way

Cost: $5 CREHST Museum members, $6 non-members.
More Info: (509) 943-9000

The Kennewick Man litigation is still pending and, depending on the outcome, may provide significant and important judicial case law interpreting the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. Paula is one of the attorneys representing eight anthropologists in their quest to study the skeleton. She will present an overview of the litigation to help understand the theories that are presently before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. She will also discuss the interests of some of the scientists who are seeking study rights, and why, and explain what is likely to happen over the next six months in this interesting litigation. Because the case is still pending, this is intended to be an informative discussion and not an argument for or against any party's position in the case.

Aaron Kirk Douglas
Client Services Director
Barran Liebman LLP
Phone: (503) 276-2115
Fax: (503) 274-1212
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