65 – The Bone Collector. Effigy Mounds National Monument.

May 09, 04:00 AM

National Parks, as most places do, have rules. And for good reason. It is expected as visitors that we abide by them, and it is also expected that Park Rangers not only uphold them themselves, but enforce them.  But what happens when they don’t? What happens when those whose objective is to preserve, protect and enhance - turn their back on those very commitments? Today we venture to Iowa, to Effigy Mounds National Monument – a place rich with cultural history. This monument is famous for its hundreds of burial mounds and notorious for a scandal that disrupted those who were laid to rest within them.

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