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The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) is the law that covers repatriation in the United States. Considering its limitations, what is the responsibility of libraries, archives, and museums in relinquishing ownership of other Native items? How have other countries dealt with repatriation? The panelists will examine these issues, provide repatriation examples, and discuss how Indigenous communities, knowledge systems, and processes could and should be centered moving forward.
Wendy Giddens Teeter, Cultural Resources Archaeologist, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians
Mishuana Goeman (Tonawanda Band of Seneca), Professor of Gender Studies and American Indian Studies; Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Native American and Indigenous Affairs, UCLA
Chief Mutáwi Mutáhash (Many Hearts) Lynn Malerba (Mohegan Tribe), Lifetime Chief
Jennifer R. O’Neal (The Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde), Assistant Professor, Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon
Moderator: Camille Callison (Tahltan Nation), University Librarian, University of the Fraser Valley; Co-Lead, National Indigenous Knowledge and Language Alliance