The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage. The NPI seminar schedule is available at www.npi.org.
NAGPRA: Preparing for and Writing Grant Proposals
Sacramento, CA — December 3-4, 2015
Seminars held in cooperation with
California State Parks, Cultural Resources Division
and Office of Historic Preservation, and
the National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program
Seminar description. The National NAGPRA Program offers grants to assist museums and Indian tribes with the compliance process under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). The NAGPRA process may include consultation and documentation regarding human remains and cultural items, and their repatriation or disposition. Learn how to assess the needs of a NAGPRA program, identify fundable projects, and write successful Consultation/Documentation and Repatriation grant proposals. An agenda is available at www.npi.org/sem-NAGPRAgrant.html.
Instructors. Jan I. Bernstein, managing director, Bernstein & Associates NAGPRA Consultants, works with Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and federal agencies to provide training, grant writing, strategic plan development/implementation, consultation facilitation, repatriation claim development, and reburial assistance
Megon Noble, NAGPRA project manager, University of California, Davis, coordinates NAGPRA compliance efforts for the campus; previously the Archaeology NAGPRA coordinator with the Burke Museum, University of Washington, and taught museums collections management
National NAGPRA Program scholarships and travel grants may be available.
Questions? Please contact us. Thank you.
National Preservation Institute
P.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313
703.765.0100; 703.768.9350 fax