Maria Pearson http://iowapublicradio.org en Maria Pearson and Native American Repatriation http://iowapublicradio.org/post/maria-pearson-and-native-american-repatriation <p>In this archive edition of Talk of Iowa, hear about the legacy of Maria Pearson and her contributions to the Native American repatriation movement. While Pearson was not directly involved with the writing of ‚Äčthe Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act &nbsp;(NAGPRA), her work in Iowa and around the country was a catalyst for the passage of the law.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:20:26 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 26768 at http://iowapublicradio.org Maria Pearson and Native American Repatriation Native American Activist Maria Pearson http://iowapublicradio.org/post/native-american-activist-maria-pearson <p><span class="userContent">In 1971, a highway crew uncovered the bones of 28 people: Twenty-six were Caucasian. These remains were moved and reburied. Two were Native American. Their bones were sent to the Office of the State Archeologist. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:07:46 +0000 Charity Nebbe 11018 at http://iowapublicradio.org Native American Activist Maria Pearson