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Paris auction house sells Hopi Masks despite tribe's objection
The Guardian | April 12, 2013

A Paris auction house has gone ahead with a contested sale of dozens of Native American tribal masks after winning a court ruling, despite appeals for a delay by the Hopi tribe, its supporters and the US government.

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Auction of Hopi Masks Proceeds After Judge's Ruling
New York Times | April 12, 2013

A contested auction of sacred Hopi Indian artifacts went forward on Friday in Paris and generated more than$1 million in sale, despite the presense of protesters inside and outside the auction house who urged patrons not to take part.

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Paris Judge to Rule Friday on Hopi Artifact Sale
New York Times | April 11, 2013

A French civil court judge heard arguments for two hours Thursday and said she will rule Friday on whether a major auction of sacred Hopi Indian artifacts can go forward in Paris despite claims by the tribe that they were stolen and that selling them is sacrilegious.

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Survival goes to court to stop Hopi sacred objects auction
The Survival International | April 10, 2013

Lawyers acting for Survival International have today filed legal papersin an attempt to stop the sale of sacred objects of the Hopi tribe in a Paris auction house this Friday.

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