Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member John Parker looks for artifacts and bits of human remains in earth disturbed at a construction site in Port Angeles. Tribal members say the inadvertent discovery of their ancestral village was both a blessing and a curse. Saddened by destruction of parts of Tse-whit-zen and disturbance of hundreds of graves, some tribal members also see a cultural revival sparked by the find.
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