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The Hornbostel Collection Inventory
The Hawaii-based association, Bring Our Ancestors Home Foundation announced today that it has received an eight page inventory of the Ancient Chamori remains from the Bishop Museum in Honolulu.

According to foundation president, Norbert Perez, "We have received an eight page inventory of our ancestral remains being stored at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. Late Friday afternoon, we received an electronic message from Ms. Noelle Kahanu of the Bishop Museum that she had the accession sheets and wanted to fax the information."

"Since receiving the information, we have made copies for distribution to the Guam Museum, the R.F.Taitano-MARC Library, the Guam Public Library and the Historic Preservation Office." Perez stated. "Additionally, we are scanning the inventory sheets for publishing in our website for everyone to review. The accession sheets will be downloaded and published to this URL"

Please visit us soon and review the inventory.

Aloha Mr. Perez:
My name is Noelle Kahanu and I work for Bishop Museum.  I have a copy of
an inventory of the Hornbostel/Thompson collection of human remains from
the Marianas Islands, which I would like to fax to you.  It is eight pages.
Please provide me your fax number.  Mahalo.

Prepared by:
R.M. Manglo'ņa
Deputy Communications Secretary