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Alaskan tribes came to Denver to reclaim their cultural heritage. They left empty-handed.

In 2017, a delegation from the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska flew to the Mile High City to meet with officials from the Denver Art Museum. The dozen tribal members came to discuss the return of a 170-year-old wooden house partition, painted by a master Indigenous artist. The panels — 67 inches tall, 168 inches wide — […]