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NATHPO Conferences

21st Annual National Tribal Historic Preservation Conference POSTPONED

It is with sincere regret that we are compelled to postpone the 2020 NATHPO conference. The coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances as they continue to evolve make this necessary at this time, especially the CDC’s recommendation that all gatherings of 50 people or more be cancelled for the next 8 weeks. We hope to be able to reschedule the conference for a later date in 2020, but of course will continue to make decisions based on the best available information. Above all, the Board is concerned about the health and safety of our members, conference participants, and their loved ones.

21st Annual National Tribal Historic Preservation Conference

We are excited to announce the rescheduled 21st Annual Tribal Historic Preservation Conference, to be hosted by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana May 11-15, 2020! This year’s conference theme is “Resilience in a Changing Environment.” The significance is two-fold, reflecting the growing challenges faced by tribal historic preservation leaders in adapting to and mitigating impacts to significant places from both a changing global climate and an altered political landscape. This is also a time of exciting transition and a new direction for NATHPO. If our greatest opportunities come from our greatest challenges, how can we use this time to maximize positive outcomes for tribal historic preservation? Check back here for further details as we have them, including a request for proposals, lodging, travel, and more!