Desecration: Unearthed Native Burial Site Causes Uproar

1 of 27

 

This map shows the location of the desecrated burial site near Eagar.

Bones -- including skulls, ribs, femurs, jaws, and fingers -- from at least 10 ancient adults and adolescents were ripped from their graves, broken and scattered by bulldozers and backhoes. The devastation occurred in late April 2011 when the Arizona Game and Fish Department started construction on a public fishing pond. Read the full story by Monica Alonzo.

See Also:
An Eccentric Ad Man Loses His Helicopter to the Feds

Photos by Monica Alonzo

Published on November 28, 2012

My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
Sort: Newest | Oldest
Phoenix Concert Tickets
Loading...