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Intellectual Property Rights of Indigenous People: United States


A great resource for researching issues in indigenous rights in the United States

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This page is intended to give the researcher an overview of the protection of IP rights in the Native American community. Though not as forward thinking as some other nations, the United States is making some progress in the protection of IP rights. NAGPRA is but one example of this.

Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act

NAGPRA Discussions

A good discussion about the responsibilities that museums have, with regards to Native remains, and NAGPRA

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