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NAGPRA program is committed to providing up-to-date and accurate
information about NAGPRA implementation nationwide. Documents on
the National NAGPRA Website are available for use as background
by members of the media. For additional assistance, contact Dr.
Sherry Hutt, National NAGPRA Program Manager, by
telephone at 202-354-1479.
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The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and its
implementing regulations contain many specialized terms and requirements,
and apply to United States museums and Federal agencies.
Asked Questions about NAGPRA.
and Regulations includes current regulations, as well
as legislative and regulatory history.
Glossary provides definitions for the specialized terms
used in NAGPRA.
NAGPRA reports are the official reports of National NAGPRA
documenting Native American human remains and cultural items eligible
for repatriation are published in the Federal Register by museums
and Federal agencies.
A variety of information related to NAGPRA and cultural resource
preservation is available.
Committee. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation
Review Committee facilitates the resolution of repatriation disputes
and considers requests for the disposition of culturally unidentifiable
human remains. National NAGPRA provides staff support to the Review
Collections. Institutions are required to notify the recipients
of repatriations of any presently known treatments used on cultural
Repatriation is an overview of the issues and international
agreements relating to the return of cultural property to indigenous
your State Historic Preservation Office
for information on identifying historic properties and
assessing the potential effects of undertakings on historic properties.
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