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Hines Cave, Kentucky

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The Issue

Hines or Doublehead Cave was used for over 2000 years by indigenous peoples. It's a sacred site that has been the target of looting "and 'scientific' studies." On private property, the owner recently bulldozed the entrance. SEAL writes that in Kentucky it's a class D felony to disturb a native burial, and that desecrating a cave is also illegal.

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Read about ongoing desecrations at Hines Cave at this SEAL (South Eastern Anti-Desecreation League) page.

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Update:2001 8 Feb, TN AIM writes as to status, "No change."



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