Researching Native American Sacred Places

Action Plan to Implement the Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Interagency Coordination and Collaboration for the Protection of Indian Sacred Sites March 5, 2013 (Departments of Defense, the Interior, Agriculture, and Energy, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation)

Native American Sacred Sites and the Federal Government: A Training for Federal Employees and Contract Staff Developed under the Sacred Sites Memorandum of Understanding (PDF of a PowerPoint presentation)

Native Sacred Places Protection Legal Workshop by Dean Suagee (Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP) and Jack F. Trope (Association on American Indian Affairs). Sacred Places Training Materials –Revised 2-11-08.

National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers "NATHPO's overarching purpose is to support the preservation, maintenance and revitalization of the culture and traditions of Native peoples of the United States." Provides publications about NAGPRA, tribal tourism, tribal museums, information about relevant state and tribal laws, and more.

See current Indian Law Bulletin News Topic on Sacred Places as well as archived news articles on the topic.

See information in the National Indain Law Library catalog on this topic.


Resources in print:

"Challenges to sacred site protection," by Rebecca Tsosie, 83 Denv. U. L. Rev. 963.

"Old ground and new directions at sacred sites on the western landscape," by Kristen A. Carpenter, 83 Denv. U. L. Rev. 981.

Cohen's handbook of federal Indian law : 2012 edition. Ch. 14, § 14.03[2][c][ii][B] Protection of Sacred Sites.

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