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Native American Graves Protection and

Repatriation Review Committee



Upcoming Review Committee Meeting - Updated!

Alaska Meeting, August 21-22
The Review Committee will meet August 21-22, 2019, at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, Alaska. While the meeting notice has yet been published in the Federal Register, we are providing the meeting dates and location for planning purposes. We anticipate publishing a Federal Register notice for this meeting with location information in June 2019. An agenda and meeting materials will be posted by July 22, 2019.

Agenda topics include: a report from the National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review Committee Report to Congress; subcommittee reports and discussion; and requests and/or presentations from constituents. The Review Committee is soliciting presentations from Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on the following two topics: (1) the progress made, and any barriers encountered, in implementing NAGPRA and (2) the outcomes of disputes reviewed by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4).

Deadline Dates for submissions to the Review Committee:

  • June 12, 2019 - Disposition Requests
  • July 10, 2019 - Presentation requests due
  • July 17, 2019 - Written comments due

Interested in attending the meeting? Can't travel to Alaska?
Register here to get updates and information as it becomes available. We anticipate that the Review Committee meeting will be available online as a webcast.

Have questions about a meeting?
Meeting Procedures - The Review Committee's meeting procedures are available online.

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