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Native American Graves Protection And Repatriation Act

The Act requires federal agencies and institutions that receive federal funding to return Native American "cultural items" to lineal descendants and culturally affiliated American Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Cultural items include human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony. A program of federal grants assists in the repatriation process and the Secretary of the Interior may assess civil penalties on museums that fail to comply.

Angela Milano

  • Acjachemen
  • Dean - Tribal Liaison
  • Department: Fine & Applied Arts

Office: ARC Main, FAA, 560
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Angela Milano

Tona Miranda

  • Yaqui/Blackfeet/Otomi
  • NAGPRA Specialist

Phone: (916) 484-8253

Tona Miranda

Bernstein & Associates NAGPRA Consultants

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