Review the compliance process for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) for Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, federal agencies, and museums. Explore how consultation can inform inventories, summaries, and cultural affiliation, and the resulting notices, repatriations, and dispositions.
Jan I. Bernstein, managing director, Bernstein & Associates NAGPRA Consultants, works with Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and federal agencies to provide training, grant writing, strategic plan development/implementation, consultation facilitation, repatriation claim development, and reburial assistance
Eric Hemenway, director of Repatriation, Archives and Records, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, worked on numerous repatriation claims under various categories of NAGPRA; presenter and author of publications on NAGPRA; adjunct faculty, North Central Michigan College
“The seminar covered a lot of information about all aspects of NAGPRA, which was helpful.”
“I now have a good understanding of NAGPRA.”
“It gave me a good overview of the complexities of NAGPRA issues that may come up.”
Staff of Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and federal agencies
Self-reporting may be an option for members of professional organizations that require continuing education credits.
Archaeological Curation and Collections Management
Conservation Strategies for Archaeologists
NAGPRA and ARPA: Applications and Requirements
NAGPRA: Preparing for and Writing Grant Proposals
Native American Cultural Property Law
Traditional Cultural Places
Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.
$300 (6-week advance registration); $350 (regular registration)
Discounted rates are available for multiple seminars taken during the same week.
National NAGPRA Program scholarships may be available through NPI for this seminar for participants from federally recognized tribes, Alaska Native villages, Native Hawaiian organizations, and museums. Read more.
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