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NAGPRA Essentials

Detailed Seminar Agenda

Seminar Overview

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.

Faculty

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

and/or

Megon Noble, NAGPRA project manager, University of California, Davis, coordinates NAGPRA compliance efforts for the campus; previously the Archaeology NAGPRA coordinator with the Burke Museum, University of Washington, and taught museums collections management

or
 
Eric Hemenway, director of Repatriation, Archives and Records, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, worked on numerous NAGPRA repatriation claims; author of publications on NAGPRA; former NAGPRA Review Committee board member; past adjunct faculty, North Central Michigan College

Evaluation Comments

“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.”

Participants

Staff of Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and federal agencies

Continuing Education Credits

Self-reporting may be an option for members of professional organizations that require continuing education credits.

Related Seminars

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

Locations and Dates

  • Tucson, AZ
    September 25-26, 2018
    in cooperation with the 
    National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program
     
  • Columbus, OH
    October 26, 2018
    in cooperation with the 
    National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program
    and the Ohio History Connection
     
  • Honolulu, HI
    March 18-19, 2019
    in cooperation with the 
    Hawaii State Historic Preservation Division
    the Historic Preservation Program, University of Hawaii,
    and the National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program
     
  • Norman, OK
    May 2-3, 2019
    in cooperation with The Chickasaw Nation
    and the National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program

Seminar Location, Hours, and Hotels

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.

Cost (see Register for more information)

One-day seminar: $300 (6-week advance registration); $350 (regular registration)
Two-day seminar: $500 (6-week advance registration); $550 (regular registration)

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.

Customized/On-Site Training

NPI also offers this seminar as customized on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. Seminars can be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or info@npi.org for further information.

Detailed Seminar Agenda

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