Developer sells ancient burial ground to Wyandotte Nation

DANBURY TWP. Members of an ancient tribe will finally be laid to rest. For the past f
JACOB LAMMERS
May 24, 2010

 

DANBURY TWP.

Members of an ancient tribe will finally be laid to rest.

For the past five years, developer Greg Spatz allowed archaeologists to study the remains of a Native American culture uncovered at a housing construction site.

Spatz recently decided to sell at least three lots to the Wyandotte Nation, an Oklahoma-based Native American tribe, which will bury the human remains during a special ceremony in May.

"This way the people who have the best interest in it, now own it," Spatz said. "That makes me feel better. I get the satisfaction that it's in the proper hands."

A burial ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 28 at the Cove on the Bay.

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