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By Sangita Chari, Jaime M. N. Lavallee

Accomplishing NAGPRA finds the day by day truth of enforcing the local American Graves safety and Repatriation Act. the various individuals to this well timed quantity mirror the viewpoints of tribes, museums, federal firms, lawyers, teachers, and others invested within the landmark act.

NAGPRA calls for museums and federal enterprises 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 companies have made multiple million cultural items—and the continues to be of approximately 40 thousand local Americans—available for repatriation.

Drawing on case experiences, own reflections, historic files, and data, the quantity examines NAGPRA and its grassroots, sensible program in the course of the United States.? Accomplishing NAGPRA will attract execs and lecturers with an curiosity in cultural source administration, Indian and human rights legislation, Indigenous stories, social justice activities, and public policy.

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THE CASE FOR NAGPRA 47 22 Senate Hearing on S. 1021 & S. 1980, Cole, Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts, 290–318. , 294. , 290–293. , 319–320. The Surgeon General’s Order is reproduced in full in the Bieder Report. , 306–318. , 292–295, 301–303. , 329. , 313. , 76. , 321–322. 32 Kenn Harper, Give Me My Father’s Body: The Life of Minik, The New York Eskimo (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986), 89–95. 33 See generally, Tamara L. Bray and Thomas W. , Reckoning with the Dead: The Larsen Bay Repatriation and the Smithsonian Institution (Washington DC: Smithsonian,1994).

292–295, 301–303. , 329. , 313. , 76. , 321–322. 32 Kenn Harper, Give Me My Father’s Body: The Life of Minik, The New York Eskimo (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986), 89–95. 33 See generally, Tamara L. Bray and Thomas W. , Reckoning with the Dead: The Larsen Bay Repatriation and the Smithsonian Institution (Washington DC: Smithsonian,1994). 34 American common law has always held that a dead body is not “property”. See 22 American Jurisprudence 2d. Dead Bodies, Sec. S. Dead Bodies, Sec. 2; Annotation: Corpse— Removal and Reinterment, 21 American Law Reports 2d.

1971). 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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