Dear USET/USET SPF Family,
The Department of the Interior (DOI) is hosting Tribal consultations to update the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). DOI has issued a Dear Tribal Leader Letter that proposes to streamline current regulations for repatriation of remains and items of cultural patrimony. To view the draft regulations, please click here.
Details on the upcoming Tribal consultations are as follows—
Written comments regarding the draft NAGPRA regulations should be sent to email@example.com by 11:59pm ET on August 31, 2021. Questions regarding these consultations should be directed to Melanie O’Brien at (202) 354-2204.
For more information, please contact Brian Howard, USET SPF Senior Policy Analyst, at firstname.lastname@example.org.