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New law would have saved Oxford mound

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A new Alabama law providing more protection for American Indian burial and ceremonial sites might have prevented much of the destruction of an ancient pile of stones behind the Oxford Exchange, according to a tribal cultural official. Under the bill, which Gov. Bob Riley signed into law April 30, American Indian burial and funerary objects are now protected to the same extent as those of all other ethnic groups.