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NAGPRA for Archeologists

Methods, Dialogue, and Technologies

September 19 - September 22, 2016


Lakewood, CO

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Jacob Ahwinona and Jack Fagerstromof the Nome and Chinik Eskimo communities examine collections objects during NAGPRA consultations in 2004

Jacob Ahwinona and Jack Fagerstromof the Nome and Chinik Eskimo communities examine collections objects during NAGPRA consultations in 2004

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 cost is $500 per participant.

National Park Service
Garden Level Rm. 10B
12795 West Alameda Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80228

POC: Tad Britt, NPS, (318) 521-5641

Please bring a Government approved ID.

No computers, only thumb drives.

Instructors:

Melanie O’Brien – National NAGPRA, National Park Service

Mary Carroll – Park NAGPRA, National Park Service

Jackie Cook — Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Kim Penrod – Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma

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

Eric Blinman – New Mexico Office of Archaeological Studies

 

Day 1

8:30 am                 Welcome and Introductions

9:00 am                 Background on NAGPRA: Who, What, When, and Why (25 USC 3001)

10:00 am              BREAK

10:15 am              Process under NAGPRA for Collections: How (25 USC 3003-3004)

11:30 am              LUNCH

12:30 pm              Repatriation under NAGPRA (25 USC 3005)

1:00 pm                 Consultation and Cultural Affiliation under NAGPRA (43 CFR 10.14)

2:00 pm                 BREAK

2:30 pm                 NAGPRA Example Scenarios for Collections

Culturally Affiliated human remains

Culturally Unidentifiable human remains

Culturally Affiliated sacred objects

4:00 pm                 BREAK

4:15 pm                 Graves Protection under NAGPRA (18 USC 1170 and 25 USC 3007)

4:45 pm                 Wrap up

5:00 pm                 ADJOURN

Day 2

8:30 am                 Welcome and Recap

8:45 am                 Review of Background on NAGPRA: Who, What, When, and Why

9:15 am                 New Collections and “Future Applicability Rule (43 CFR 10.13)”

9:45 am                 Developing and updating a NAGPRA Inventory

10:30 am              BREAK

10:45 am              Developing and updating a NAGPRA Summary

11:30 am              LUNCH

12:30 pm              Culturally Unidentifiable Rule (43 CFR 10.11)

1:30 pm                 BREAK

1:45 pm                 NAGPRA Review Committee (25 USC 3006)

2:45 pm                 NAGPRA Grants (25 USC 3008)

3:30 pm                 BREAK

3:45 pm                 Introduction to Section 3: New Discoveries on Tribal or Federal Land

after Nov 16, 1990 (25 USC 3002)

4:45 pm                 Wrap up

5:00 pm                 ADJOURN

Day 3

8:30 am                Welcome and Recap

8:45 am                 Section 3

Intentional Excavations

Inadvertent Discoveries

10:30 am             BREAK

10:45 am             Group Discussion

11:30 am             LUNCH

12:30 pm              Native American Perspectives:

Jackie Cook, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Washington

2:30 pm                 BREAK

2:45 pm                 Native American Perspectives:

Kim Penrod, Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma

4:45 pm                 Wrap up

5:00 pm                ADJOURN

 

Day 4

8:30 am                Welcome and Recap

8:45 am                Technologies for repatriation

Eric Blinman – Minimally invasive archeometry technologies

 

10:30 am             BREAK

10:45 am              Technologies for repatriation

Eric Blinman – Minimally invasive archeometry technologies

11:30 am             LUNCH

12:30 pm             Technologies for repatriation

Robert Z. Selden, Jr.— High resolution 3-D scanning technologies

Register Now2:30 pm                 BREAK

2:45 pm                Technologies for repatriation

Robert Z. Selden, Jr. — High resolution 3-D scanning technologies

4:30 pm                Class evaluation

5:00 pm                 ADJOURN

 

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Organizer

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

Venue

National Park Service
12795 West Alameda Parkway, Garden Level Rm. 10B, Lakewood, CO 80228 United States
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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