Friday, January 02, 2015

National Preservation Institute NAGPRA Training Opportunities

The National Preservation Institute (NPI) will once again offer NAGPRA trainings. Megon Noble and Jan Bernstein will co-teach two-day NAGPRA grant writing workshops. Eric Hemenway, a yet to be named  instructor, and I will take turns teaching one-day NAGPRA Essentials classes.

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

NAGPRA: Preparing for and Writing NAGPRA Grant Proposals
Learn how to assess the needs of your NAGPRA program, identify fundable projects, and write successful Consultation/Documentation and Repatriation grant proposals. An agenda is available at

Denver, CO — January 29-30, 2015 (Thursday-Friday)
Deadline to register: January 5, 2015
San Francisco, CA — February 10-11, 2015 (Tuesday-Wednesday)
Deadline to register: January 27, 2015
Oklahoma City, OK — September 9-10, 2015
Indianapolis, IN — September 29-30, 2015

Jan 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

NAGPRA: Essentials
Austin, TX -- March 23, 2015 (Monday) 
Jan Bernstein is tentatively scheduled as instructor
Sacramento, CA -- May 8, 2015 (Friday)
Jan Bernstein is tentatively scheduled as instructor
Fredericksburg, VA -- October 30, 2015 (Friday) 
Eric Hemenway is tentatively scheduled as instructor
Madison, WI -- December 11, 2015 (Friday) 
Eric Hemenway is tentatively scheduled as instructor

For more information, contact Jere Gibber, Executive Director, 703.765.0100; 703.768.9350 fax

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