The Committee for Community Partnership, formerly the Repatriation Committee, changed its name in August 2020 to reflect its evolving role. The long-term mission of the committee is to improve the interaction of scientists with descendant and other impacted communities with respect to human remains, especially those from indigenous, marginalized, or underrepresented groups. While repatriation continues to be a significant concern for both the AAPA and the committee, the new name reflects our focus not just on reacting to past wrongs, but constructing proactive models to conduct science in concert with community partnerships going forward.

Native American Graves Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) related AAPA documents


Community Partnership (formerly Repatriation) committee members


Benjamin M. Auerbach

Benjamin M. Auerbach

Chair

Shamsi Berry

Shamsi Berry

Ellen Lofaro

Ellen Lofaro

Charlotte Roberts

Charlotte Roberts

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