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WASHINGTON - With the recent release of the General Accounting Office's report late last week indicating complying with the 1990 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) is too lengthy and costly, Thursday's US Senate Indian Affairs Committee is timely.
The hearing called, "Finding Our Way Home: Achieving the Policy Goals of NAGPRA," will hear testimony from several witnesses, including Kevin Gover, director of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian.
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WHEN: Thursday, June 16
TIME: 2:15 pm edt
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building
The Honorable Mark Macarro, Chairman, Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians
The Honorable Mervin Wright, Chairman, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
Mr. Ted Isham, Curator, Creek Council House Museum, Muscogee Nation
Ms. Anu Mittal, Director, US Government Accountability Office, Natural Resources and Environment
Accompanied by Mr. Jeff Malcolm, Assistant Director, US Government Accountability Office, Natural Resources and Environment
Ms. Peggy O'Dell, Deputy Director, National Park Service
Accompanied by Mr. John "Jack" Rever, Director, Office of Facilities, Environment and Cultural Resources, Indian Affairs
Mr. Kevin Gover, Director, National Museum of the American Indian
Update June 16, 2011 9:43 am et; posted June 15, 2011 9:43 am et
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