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NAGPRA for Archeologists: Methods, Dialogue, and Technologies

August 15 - August 18, 2017


New Orleans, LA

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Jacob Ahwinona and Jack Fagerstromof the Nome and Chinik Eskimo communities examine collections objects during NAGPRA consultations.

Jacob Ahwinona and Jack Fagerstromof the Nome and Chinik Eskimo communities examine collections objects during NAGPRA consultations.

Register NowNCPTT, the friends of NCPTT, and the National NAGPRA Program, will partner to offer a four-day course on the statute, regulations, requirements, and compliance aspects of NAGPRA.  The objective is to introduce participants to the purpose and requirements of NAGPRA.  Classroom instruction will include discussions with NAGPRA representatives from Indian tribes who will share their responsibilities and experiences.  The workshop will conclude with demonstrations of innovative technologies that can be used for documenting artifacts prior to repatriation as well as for current and future research.

 
The Old Mint Museum
400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: (504) 568-6968

POC:  Tad Britt, NPS, (318) 521-5641

Lodging and dining options are numerous in New Orleans. Please make your own accommodations.

Instructors:

Melanie O’Brien – National NAGPRA, National Park Service

Jackie Cook — Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Sarah O’Donnell – Osage Nation

Robert Z. Selden, Jr. – Stephen F. Austin University

Eric Blinman – New Mexico Office of Archaeological Studies

 

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Organizer

Tad Britt
Phone:
318-521-5641
Email:
Website:
https://www.ncptt.nps.gov

Venue

The Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116 United States
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Phone:
(504) 568-6993
Website:
http://louisianastatemuseum.org/museums/the-old-us-mint/
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119