Members

NAGPRA Review Committee Meeting members
The Review Committee consists of members appointed by the Secretary of the Interior.

The Review Committee consists of seven members appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Three members are appointed from nominations submitted by Indian Tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, and traditional Native American religious leaders. At least two of these members must be traditional Indian religious leaders. Three members are appointed from nominations submitted by national museum or scientific organizations. One member is appointed from a list of persons developed and consented to by all of the other members.

Current Secretarial Appointees


Armand Minthorn
Term ends: August 20, 2021
Traditional Indian Religious Leader
Nominated by: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

John Beaver
Term ends: May 10, 2022
Curator, Cultural Center and Archives, Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma
Nominated by: The Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Honor K. Keeler
Term ends: May 10, 2022
Assistant Director, Utah Diné Bikéyah
Nominated by: Consensus of all members of the Review Committee (At-large member)

Barnaby V. Lewis
Term ends: May 10, 2022
Traditional Indian Religious Leader

Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona
Nominated by: Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona; Ak-Chin Indian Community; Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation, Arizona; and Tohono O’odham Nation of Arizona

Francis P. McManamon
Term ends: October 10, 2022
Founding Director, Center for Digital Antiquity
Nominated by: American Alliance of Museums; American Anthropological Association; and Society for American Archaeology

Timothy McKeown
Term ends: June 4, 2024
Repatriation Consultant
Nominated by: Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, & Museums; Association for the Anthropology of Policy; Council for Museum Anthropology; National Association for the Practice of Anthropology; Society for Applied Anthropology; and World Archaeological Congress

Shelby Tisdale
Term ends: June 4, 2024
Director, Center for Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College
Nominated by: American Alliance of Museums

Membership History

Last updated: June 23, 2020

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