Chickasaw Nation http://wkms.org en Public Ceremony Honors Wickliffe Mounds Builders http://wkms.org/post/public-ceremony-honors-wickliffe-mounds-builders <p>This past week, hundreds gathered at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site to close a chapter in the Native American history of our region.&nbsp; They witnessed a ceremony honoring the reburial of the remains of Mississippian-era mound builders who lived in our area almost a thousand years ago.&nbsp; For over 50 years, the owners of the land that now makes up the historic site displayed them as part of a tourist attraction called Ancient Buried City.&nbsp; Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:37:21 +0000 Angela Hatton & Shelly Baskin 21326 at http://wkms.org Public Ceremony Honors Wickliffe Mounds Builders Ceremony at Wickliffe Mounds Completes Reburial Process for Native American Remains http://wkms.org/post/ceremony-wickliffe-mounds-completes-reburial-process-native-american-remains <p>Hundreds of people gathered in Wickliffe Kentucky today for a public ceremony to mark the end of a long battle by Native Americans to have their ancestors’ remains reburied in accordance with tribal traditions. The remains were removed from the Wickliffe Native American Burial Mounds by archeologists several decades ago, and at one point were even displayed to the public. Chickasaw Nation Lieutenant Governor Jefferson Keel says the display was disrespectful. He says,</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 22:06:31 +0000 Shelly Baskin 21217 at http://wkms.org Ceremony at Wickliffe Mounds Completes Reburial Process for Native American Remains Wickliffe Mounds Reburial Postponed http://wkms.org/post/wickliffe-mounds-reburial-postponed <p>A public ceremony to acknowledge the reburial of excavated remains from the Wickliffe burial mound in Ballard County has been postponed. Thu, 24 May 2012 20:36:39 +0000 Shelly Baskin 18115 at http://wkms.org Wickliffe Mounds Reburial Postponed