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Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee

The committee is charged with monitoring the federal government's implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The panel also hears disputes that arise under the 1990 law, like a recent case involving an ancestor that the Department of the Interior returned to the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe in Nevada.
Of the seven members of the committee, three are drawn from nominations submitted by tribes, Native American religious leaders or Native Hawaiian organizations. The open seat is for one of those three positions, according to a forthcoming Federal Register notice.

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