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Unformatted text preview: 5) Native American Graves Protections and Reparation Act (NAGPRA) a) 1990 b) Protections for Native American marked and unmarked graves c) All skeletal material collected before 1990 had to be inventoried d) If ethnic affiliation is known, required to contact group 6) Morals and Ethics a) Tom King; past director of National Advisory Council i) Archaeologists have moral and ethical responsibilities to six factions: (1) Archaeological Record (a) Conserve as much as possible (b) Dig only if absolutely necessary (2) Colleagues (a) Give credit where credit is due (3) Research and Scholarship (a) Reports of investigations must be produced (4) Clients (a) Organization/individual paying for the work (5) Law (a) Must fulfill the terms of the contract following the legal guidelines (b) This is called compliance (6) Living...
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- Fall '08