Rep. Pearce (R-NM) Introduces PROTECT to Congress

Link to concurrent resolution here.

The summary of the resolution upon introduction:

By Mr. PEARCE (for himself, Mr. COLE, and Ms. MCCOLLUM):

Con. Res. 122. Concurrent resolution supporting efforts to stop the theft, illegal possession or sale, transfer, and export of tribal cultural items of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians in the United States and internationally; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

The press release from Pearce’s office: https://pearce.house.gov/press-release/pearce-introduces-resolution-protect-tribal-artifacts.

The press release from the Association on American Indian Affairs, which puts this issue in its international human rights context: https://internationalrepatriation.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/breaking-pearce-introduces-protect-patrimony-resolution/.

About Sarah M Donnelly

Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.
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One Response to Rep. Pearce (R-NM) Introduces PROTECT to Congress

  1. Reblogged this on Looking Back Woman-Suzanne Dupree blog and commented:
    Hopefully it is not already toooo late for many Tribes SACRED artifacts!

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