April 10, 2020

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Legal Research Reports: Protection of Indigenous Heritage

The Regulation Library of Congress is happy to existing the report, Security of Indigenous Heritage. 

This report surveys eleven jurisdictions on the legislative and coverage frameworks influencing the security of sacred locations of indigenous peoples, their graves, stays, relevant artifacts, and indigenous cultural assets generally. In the United States, a 1990 regulation, the Native American Graves Security and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) addresses the identification, repatriation, security, controlled excavation, and custody of indigenous human stays and relevant cultural objects. The personal surveys in this report mirror research on no matter if there are corresponding regulations in the chosen jurisdictions very similar to NAGPRA, and a lot more generally go over the security of indigenous cultural patrimony.

This report is one particular of lots of ready by the Regulation Library of Congress. Stop by the Thorough Index of Authorized Studies page for a full listing of experiences and the Present Authorized Subjects page for our highlighted and more recent experiences.