"How it left the pueblo, we don't know. However its mere existence outside the pueblo tells us an event occurred in violation of Acoma law," he said. "A black market for these cultural items has emerged in the United States."
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His son Kurt Riley says the 65-year-old producer died Thursday at University Hospital of the West Indies, where he had been a patient since he was shot in the head at his house in November.
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