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Repatriation of Native American Artifacts and Remains (September 2020)

On September 13, 2020, a coalition of tribes including the Hopi Tribe, the Pueblo of Acoma, the Pueblo of Zia, and the Pueblo of Zuni reburied their ancestors at the Mesa Verde National Park. Working closely with the tribes, the National Museum of Finland returned the remains of 20 ancestors. The U.S. Ambassador to Finland, Robert ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Returning Your Ballot (September 21, 2020)

United States Embassy in Helsinki, Finland Message for U.S. Citizens: RETURNING YOUR BALLOT SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 Election Day is six weeks away!  By now, you have likely registered to vote and requested your ballot.  You may have even received it.  What’s next?  Here are answers to common questions we have been fielding from overseas voters ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Repatriation of Native American Artifacts and Remains (September 17, 2020)

Issued on: September 17, 2020 12:21 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Okay, thank you very much for being here as we commemorate the return of historic Native American artifacts and sacred remains to American soil.  That’s a big thing.  They’ve been working on this for a long time.  Long, long time.  Many, many years. With us today ...
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COVID-19 Information

Updated: September 18, 2020 Country-Specific Information: Nationally, the number of new infections remains relatively low but has increased in recent weeks.  The Government of Finland aims to carefully track the transmission chains of all new cases in order to prevent new infections as effectively as possible.  The Government of Finland recommends avoiding non-essential travel and wearing face ...
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Press Release: Native American Ancestral Remains Repatriated from the National Museum of Finland to Mesa Verde National Park (September 17, 2020)

Press Release September 17, 2020 Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, United States of America On Sunday, September 13, a coalition of tribes including the Hopi Tribe, the Pueblo of Acoma, the Pueblo of Zia, and the Pueblo of Zuni repatriated and reinterred ancestors and associated funerary objects at the Mesa Verde National Park.  The National ...
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