Historical items, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday. The Ethnological Museum handed over looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)

Historical items, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday. The Ethnological Museum handed over looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)

German museum returns looted art to indigenous Alaskans

The masks are daubed with a tincture that indicates they were used in ceremonies in the Chugach area.

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