aotearoa arts: scots return maori heads

Shrunken heads taken by souvenir hunting colonialists and stored in a Scottish museum will be returned to maori in New Zealand. Scotsman.com News - Latest News - New Zealand Welcomes Return of of Maori Remains: "�There is a shifting and developing international attitude within museums� on the return of human remains, he said. �Rather than sitting on human remains, now museums are essentially looking at reconnecting, if you like, with the communities of origin.�" - Museum of New Zealand director, James Te Puni.

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