- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

PRATT, W.Va. (AP) - Officials are investigating a site in Kanawha County to determine whether Indian remains were buried there.

The Charleston Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1MkM1LW ) workers for West Virginia American Water on Monday discovered what could prove to be Indian remains in two locations while digging for a new water main in Pratt.

Caryn Gresham, deputy commissioner for the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, says archaeologists from the state’s Historic Preservation Office visited the site Tuesday to determine who is responsible for the remains and begin the process of trying to get the remains buried.

David Cremeans, principal chief of the state’s Native American Indian Federation, says that if the remains are identified to be of Indian origin, they should be given to a respective tribe for reburial.


Information from: The Charleston Gazette, https://www.wvgazette.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide