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Highway work stops after discovery of Native site

   Posted by: buffalo_post    in Indian History

Sheriff’s deputies in Fond du Lac County in Wisconsin are protecting the construction site where bones were unearthed during highway work.

The remains were found by workers along Highway 151 east of Lake Winnebago, the Northwestern in Oshkosh reports here. Detective Charles Sosinski said they are those of a Native person, possibly dating back hundreds of years.

The site now becomes an archaeological dig.

The remains will be handed over to the Wisconsin Historical Society and its Burial Sites Preservation Board, he says.

Gwen Florio

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