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NATHPO Testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee on the President's Fiscal Year 2013
On March 28, 2012, NATHPO testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations SubCommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies programs tomorrow. Click here for the NATHPO testimony. For all Native American written testimony, go to the committee's website: http://appropriations.house.gov/Subcommittees/Subcommittee/
NATHPO Testifies before U.S. Senate Subcommittee on National Parks
NATHPO testifies before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on National Parks On November 5, 2011, NATHPO testified before Senator Mark Udall, Chairman, Senate Subcommittee on National Parks, on cultural and historic resources issues and the national park system.
NATHPO Testimony for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
On June 16, 2011, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held an oversight hearing on NAGPRA and other repatriation laws. Click here for webcast to watch the hearing and to read the witnesses' written testimony.
Click here to read NATHPO's written testimony for the hearing record.
NATHPO Testifies on NAGPRA to the U.S. House of Representatives Full Committee on Natural Resources
On October 7, 2009, the National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources, which held a full committee oversight hearing on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).
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