The right of all people to study the prehistory of North America has not been supported by recent legislation.

The ability of persons from America’s Universities, Museums, and Historical Societies to study specimens has been severely limited, and in some cases eliminated. Scientists, historians, and other researchers can no longer access many specimen types, thus making factual studies and findings impossible.

Letters by such lofty institutions as the Smithsonian are posted on the Friends of America’s Past website, at  This is just a partial list of some information provided by that site:

The above information is directly related to Department of the Interior’s position,which ignores all scientific and scholarly historic interests.  The  letters listed above posted on the website of  a science advocacy group, Friends of Americas Past,