Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Liaison and Tribal Consultation Coordinator
Glenys Echavarri has worked with Native communities across the US and with Indigenous groups abroad to return ancestors and cultural belongings held in museums. Her research interests include museum decolonization and Indigenous curation. Born and raised in Singapore, Glenys holds a BA in Anthropology from Brown University and an MA in Museology from the University of Washington.
As the discovery of mass graves containing the bodies of hundreds of young children at multiple Indian boarding schools in Canada focuses a spotlight on the abuses that took place at many of these schools throughout North America, we look at the history of these institutions in the United States and their legacy in Colorado.