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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, Jean Lafitte National Historic Park, and the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint 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.

 

New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: 800-568-6968

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

FRIENDS OF NCPTT EVENTS CANCELLATION POLICY

Since workshops and conferences fill quickly, please sign up as early as possible. If you need to withdraw from an event, you must contact the organizer in writing via email at Tad_Britt@nps.gov or fax (318) 356-9119.

Cancellations more than 30 days prior to an event will be fully refunded less a $30 administrative fee. No refunds will be available for cancellations within 30 days of the event, but funds may be credited towards a future NCPTT event. If the Friends of NCPTT must cancel an event, you may choose a full refund of the registration fee or a credit for a future Friends of NCPTT event.

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Organizer

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

Venue

New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116 United States
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Phone:
800-568-6968
Website:
http://louisianastatemuseum.org/museums/new-orleans-jazz-museum-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