Accomplishing NAGPRA: Perspectives on the Intent, Impact, by Sangita Chari, Jaime M. N. Lavallee

By Sangita Chari, Jaime M. N. Lavallee

Accomplishing NAGPRA unearths the daily fact of imposing the local American Graves safeguard and Repatriation Act. the various members to this well timed quantity replicate the viewpoints of tribes, museums, federal organizations, lawyers, teachers, and others invested within the landmark act.

NAGPRA calls for museums and federal organizations to come asked local American cultural goods to lineal descendants, culturally affiliated Indian tribes, and local Hawai’ian organizations.  because the 1990 passage of the act, museums and federal organizations have made a couple of million cultural items—and the is still of approximately 40 thousand local Americans—available for repatriation.

Drawing on case stories, own reflections, ancient records, and statistics, the amount examines NAGPRA and its grassroots, useful software in the course of the United States.? Accomplishing NAGPRA will entice execs and lecturers with an curiosity in cultural source administration, Indian and human rights legislations, Indigenous reports, social justice routine, and public policy.

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A Federal District Court found that the definition of Indian tribe includes both tribes recognized by the Secretary of the Interior and other “aggregations” of Indians that have been receiving funds and assistance from other departments of the Federal government. Abenaki Nation of Missiquoi Indians v. Supp. Vt. 2d 729 (2nd Cir. 1993). R. 2(b)(2). 74 Timothy McKeown and Sherry Hutt, “In the Smaller Scope of Conscience: The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Twelve Years After,” 21 UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy (2003): 155, 178 .

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E. 126, 127 (Ohio 1898). HTM#SumDB. htm. Douglas Cole, Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press,1995), 286–310. Robert Bieder, A Brief Historical Survey of the Expropriation of American Indian Remains (Boulder, CO: Native Amercian Rights Fund, 1990) (hereinafter Bieder Report), reprinted in Senate Hearing on S. 1021 & S. 1980, 278–363. See also Robert Bieder, Science Encounters the Indian, 1820-1880 (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1986); Douglas Cole, Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts; Stephen J.

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