Testimony regarding STOP Act S.3147

On October 24, ATADA submitted written testimony on the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2016 (STOP Act), S.3127/H. 5854. 

The full text of the testimony is available in .pdf form to download at the following link: 

On October 18, 2016, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held an Oversight Field Hearing on "The Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale, Transfer and Export of Tribal Cultural Items"

The following testimonies from that hearing are also available for download: 

Honor Keeler
Director, International Repatriation Project Association on American Indian Affairs

Governor Kurt Riley
Pueblo of Acoma

Governor Myron Armijo
Pueblo of Santa Ana