Saturday, December 06, 2014

National Preservation Institute Seminars: NAGPRA: Writing Grant Proposals - January & February 2015

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage.

NAGPRA: Preparing for and Writing Grant Proposals
Denver, CO — January 29-30, 2015
Seminar held in cooperation with the National Park Service,
Intermountain Region and the National NAGPRA Program
Deadline to register: January 15, 2015


NAGPRA: Preparing for and Writing Grant Proposals
San Francisco, CA — February 10-11, 2015
Seminar held in cooperation with the
National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program
and The Presidio Trust
Deadline to register: January 27, 2015

Scholarships and travel grants may be available.
The grant application and other registration information is available at

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

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

Questions? Please contact us. Thank you.

Jere Gibber
Executive Director
National Preservation Institute
P.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313
703.765.0100; 703.768.9350 fax

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