Archaeology Law and Ethics (NPS)

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Archaeology Law and Ethics (NPS)

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National Park Service

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This page provides descriptions of preservation laws in the United States, including the Antiquities Act, NHPA and AHPA, and NAGPRA, among others. They also provide a list of additional resources under each description.

Additional tags: Antiquties Act of 1906; Historical Sites Act of 1935; National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966; Archaeology and Preservation Act (AHPA) of 1974; Abandoned Shipwrecks Act (ASA) of 1987; Native American Graves Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) of 1990; Curation of Federally Owned and Administered Archaeological Collections (36 CFR 79)


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