Ancient First Nations burial ground unearthed in British Columbia

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Archeologists and several B.C. First Nations are keeping a close eye on a remarkable discovery in the North Okanagan near Vernon, B.C.

Workers expanding an orchard discovered a skull last month and further investigation turned up three more sets of human remains.

Provincial archeology branch official Eric Forgeng says the bones have not been dated but there’s no question they are from a First Nations burial site.

He says wear on the teeth is consistent with ancient diets that included a lot of gritty food, causing a distinctive pattern....

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