Who Owns Peru's Culture?

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Friday, August 17, 2007

Machu Picchu Machu Picchu (Allard Schmidt/Wikipedia Commons)

For nearly 100 years, Yale University’s Peabody Museum has been the keeper of thousands of relics found at Machu Picchu -- the “lost city of the Incas,” perched 8-thousand feet up in the Peruvian Andes. About 5 years ago, Peru’s government started asking Yale to return the artifacts. Mary Stucky recently went to Machu Picchu to look into the controversy.

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