Native America, Discovered and Conquered
Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny
by Robert J. Miller

Hopi masks sold by French auction house

April 15th, 2013

I blogged on this issue a few days ago –

Up to 70 Hopi maks were offered for sale at a French auction house. The Tribe and others objected but a French judge allowed the auction to proceed over the objections of the Hopi Tribe and the U.S. government.

The auction was interrupted by protests, but dozens of Native American masks were sold last Friday.

The Drouot auction house said one mask was bought by an association to give to the Hopis.

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