Karl May Museum’s Lastest on Human Remains? WE Decide, Not You. We’re in Control. #Repatriation

A “case study” by Robin Leipold, curator of the Karl May Museum in Radebeul, Germany. Karl May is the German author who created the stereotypical “American Indian” character Winnetou, peopling his dozens of books and later films with fabricated, mythical, heavily distorted “Indians”, but “positive” characters, not the vicious or dumb savages churned out by […]

At Indian Country Today Media Network: “Karl May Museum Refuses Return of Native Scalps”

Update 2017: The Karl May continue refusing return of all of the remains. They only agreed to return ONE human remains to a tribe. The others they consider themselves caretakers of, and refuse to respect multiple requests to return our relatives for respectful burial. My latest article at Indian Country Today Media Network covering the […]