Category Archives: NAGPRA

CalMatters: “Native American tribes clash with UC over bones of their ancestors”

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Eric Hemenway Appointed to the Michigan Historical Commission

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DOI Consultation Notice on DOI Reorganization

Download(PDF): Tribal Listening Sessions on E.O. 13871: Reorganization of the Executive Branch Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Michael S. Black, invites Tribal leaders to attend one of the listed listening sessions to provide input on improving “efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability” … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Quarterly Article on French Auction of Native Artifacts

Link to “Native Americans Protest Sale of Artifacts” by Alexis Buchanan here. Excerpt: Perhaps auction houses would not be so unwavering in the sale of these items if they did not fetch such high prices. The Guardian reports that France has … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, cultural resources, NAGPRA, News

Winnemem Wintu Tribe Prevails against Feds on Protecting Coonrod Flats, Loses on Other Sacred Sites Claims

Here are the materials in Winnemem Wintu Tribe v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.), also known as Franco v. USFS: 131-1 USFS Motion for Summary J 133-1 Winnemem Wintu Tribe Opposition 134 Winnemem Wintu Tribe Motion to Strike 136 USFS Opposition … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, NAGPRA, Research | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Crowdsourcing of archaeological sites

I hope the project described in this NPR story doesn’t lead to more intrusions into Native burial sites and sacred sites. http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/02/17/467104127/space-archaeologist-wants-your-help-to-find-ancient-sites

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, cultural resources, NAGPRA | Tagged , , ,

Federal Court Grants Federal Officer Summary Judgment in Excessive Force Suit brought by Deceased Alleged Indian Graverobber

Here are the materials in Estate of Redd v. Love (D. Utah): 93 Love Motion for Summary J 102 Estate Opposition 115 Reply 120 DCT Order An excerpt: This case arises out of Dr. James D. Redd’s tragic suicide the … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Criminal, cultural resources, NAGPRA, Regulations | Tagged , , ,

Supreme Court Petition Involving NAGPRA, Rule 19, and Tribal Immunity

Here is the petition in White v. Regents of the University of California: White Cert Petition Questions presented: The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), which governs repatriation of human remains to Native American tribes, contains an enforcement … Continue reading

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Split Ninth Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal of Challenge to Repatriation of “La Jolla Skeletons” to Kumeyaay Cultural Repatriation Committee

Here is the opinion in White v. University of California. From the court’s syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s dismissal of an action under the Native Graves Protection and Repatriation Act on the basis that the affected tribes and … Continue reading

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NYTs on Apache Dispute with American Museum of Natural History

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