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High Museum of Art

Indigenous, Native American tribes, Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Dec 27, 2022

Law protects export of sacred Native American items from US

Federal penalties have increased under a newly signed law intended to protect the cultural patrimony of Native American tribes, immediately making some crimes a felony and doubling the prison time for anyone convicted of multiple offenses.