A new study ends a nearly 20-year debate over whether a famous ancient skeleton is related to modern Native Americans.
But the findings also open a new chapter in an equally long legal battle over who decides the fate of the remains.
It’s not necessarily a deliberate conspiracy in the sense that some people getting together in a smoke filled room and saying "we’re going to deceive people".
It’s something that happens automatically within the scientific community.
It's a life full of frustration and barked knuckles, followed by brief moments of triumph that make all the rest worthwhile.