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December 11, 2013 Twenty-four items sold for $530,000 this week in Paris. The Los Angeles-based Annenberg Foundation turned out to be the buyer, and says it stepped in after a French court rejected efforts to halt the auction.
A Katsina depicted in a mural at the Museum of Northern Arizona.
August 19, 2013 A reporter runs into a conundrum: how to describe a sacred Hopi item without using certain forbidden words to do so.
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April 10, 2013 Seventy objects sacred to Arizona's Hopi tribe are scheduled to hit the block Friday. Tribal members say the items were taken illegally and have asked U.S. officials to help stop the sale, which French auctioneers estimate the sale may bring in $1 million. A court hearing is set for Thursday in Paris.
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