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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Anthropology

DUMA Native American collections

Museum of Anthropology


The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), provides a process for descendants and tribes to request the return of human remains and certain cultural items from museums and federal agencies. Learn more

The Museum of Anthropology welcomes tribal visits and encourages NAGPRA consultations. Please contact the NAGPRA Coordinator for more information on NAGPRA Inventories, Summaries, Published Notices and other compliance activities.

Anne Amati
NAGPRA Coordinator/Registrar
(p) 303-871-2687
[email protected]

University of Denver students learn about NAGPRA through special guest lectures, grant funded projects, and volunteer opportunities.