Recent Developments in the Repatriation of Native American Cultural Heritage

February 20

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The program will deal with recent developments in the repatriation of items of Native American cultural heritage. The speakers will address the following topics: the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) as civil rights law, property law, Indian law, and administrative law; recent developments in NAGPRA with respect to regulation, litigation, civil penalties, and dispute resolution assistance; the applicability of NAGPRA outside of the United States; and the repatriation of Native American cultural items presently located outside of the United States. Speakers will include academics and practitioners and Professor Farley will moderate.

Co-sponsored by the National Parks Service and the Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation.
Contact: Christine Haight Farley, cfarley@wcl.american.edu