Fort Lewis College’s Official NAGPRA Policy

This policy applies to all College researchers, faculty, students, or staff who have or may have access to human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony covered by the statute known as the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). The new policy was approved by the President’s cabinet on March 26, 2018 and will be up for review during the Spring term of 2023. Click here to view the complete NAGPRA Policy.

NAGPRA Process

NAGPRA flow chart - download pdf

Click here to download the flow chart in PDF format.