Skull and Bones and Geronimo’s Remains: It’s Long Past Time for the Fratboys to Grow Up.

This column also ran on UPI’s Religion and Spirituality Forum.

On February 18th of this year, Harlyn Gernomino, the great-grandson of the famous Apache chief with the same last name, filed a lawsuit in federal court, demanding the return of his great-grandfather’s skull.

The lawsuit alleges that Geronimo’s skull and some of his bones are in the possession of Skull and Bones, the secretive and uber-exclusive Yale fraternity, whose membership rolls boast a long list of important American political, business, cultural  and even religious leaders. Three American presidents (Taft, Bush, and Bush) were members; the most prominent member of Skull and Bones currently holding political office is Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts.
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