Upcoming NAGPRA Review Committee Meetings.

Noticed in the Federal Register on June 2, 2021. All meetings begin at 3pm Eastern.

June 28, 2021
July 7, 2021
July 13, 2021
July 21, 2021
August 10, 2021
August 19, 2021

The Review Committee will meet via virtual conference on six dates beginning at 3pm Eastern. The meetings will be open to the public and there will be time for public comment. Meetings may be cancelled or end early depending on agenda items. Agenda and meeting materials will be posted on National NAGPRA Program website.

Interested in making a presentation or submitting a written comment? Presentation requests or written comments are due two weeks before each meeting date. Submit a request or comment to

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Agenda topics may include: a report from the National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review Committee Report to Congress; subcommittee reports and discussion; and other topics related to the Review Committee’s responsibilities under section 8 of NAGPRA. In addition, the agenda may include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains proceed. 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).

Last updated: June 14, 2021