Heritage Protection Resources

International Covenant on the Rights of Indigenous Nations

Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage
World Heritage Convention, U.S Participation from the Cornell Legal Information Institute
Internet Resources for Heritage Conservation, Historic Preservation, and Archaeology BIG List!
Importation of Pre-Columbian Monumental or Architectural Sculpture or Murals
from the Cornell Legal Information Institute
Convention on Cultural Property from the Cornell Legal Information Institute
Cultural Resource Management from ArchNet including:
International Councils and Treaties
US Government Agencies
US Cultural Protection Legislation and
State Archaeologists & State Historic Preservation Offices
Tribal Preservation Program
From the National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks Program
National Register Information System the official database of the National Register of Historic Places
ICOMOS International Council on Monuments and Sites
U.S. National Committee of ICOMOS
Canadian National Committee of ICOMOS
The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural - Property (ICCROM)
The World Conservation Union(IUCN)
The World Heritage Centre
World Heritage Sites in the United States
Canadian Heritage Information Network
Parks Canada
Australian World Heritage Areas
Australian Heritage Commission

Individual Heritage

Indian Identity: Who's drawing the boundaries?, by Rekha Balu (from the American Bar Association)
Enrollment in a Federally Recognized Tribe (from the BIA)

State and Province Laws and Resources

Arkansas Archeological Survey
Arizona State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
California Office of Historic Preservation
Iowa Statutes on Protecting Ancient Burials
Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office
Northwest Territories Archaeological Sites Regulations
Texas Historical Commission
Utah Division of State History Regulatory Assistance

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