Sweden, SMC grants you collective, complete, and unconditional absolution for any dumb shit ever pulled in your glorious past. Your slate of sins is wiped clean. Walk in peace, fair-skinned Meatballians.
A totem pole taken to Sweden from British Columbia 77 years ago began its long journey back to Canada Tuesday. The most common story is that Olof Hansson, a representative of the Swedish government, had purchased it from someone who was not authorized to sell it.
The totem... is believed to be the first cultural artifact voluntarily returned to a Canadian aboriginal group from a country outside North America. More At CBC