Cultural Center hosts NAGPRA conference

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Southern Ute Cultural Center representative, Alden Naranjo, speaks at the NAGPRA conference.
Council member, Pathimi Goodtracks speaks during the NAGPRA conference. She expressed her stance on the importance of spirituality and how people deserve to have a proper resting place.
Ernest House Jr., executive director of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs, states the necessities of reaching out to colleagues from other states as a way of advancing government-to-government relationships.
Miss Southern Ute, Amber Doughty, welcomes conference attendees to the Southern Ute Indian Reservation.
NAGPRA Apprentice, Cassandra Naranjo discusses how finding resting sites for the remains will create less dysfunction between tribal leaders.
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
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The Southern Ute Indian Cultural Center hosted a NAGPRA conference inside the museum to discuss the essential topic of the reburial of Native American remains. Tribal Council and Culture Department staff spoke on Tuesday, May 20 about improving the relationships with other tribes in regards to NAGPRA, while expressing beliefs from a traditional perspective. Hundreds of these Native American remains and belongings rest inside museums and institutions to this day.

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