NMAIA

AcronymDefinition
NMAIANational Museum of the American Indian Act (Washingtown, DC)
NMAIANew Mexico Association on Indian Affairs (now Southwest Association on Indian Affairs)
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5) After the enactment of NMAIA and NAGPRA, however, museums' trust obligations shifted, forcing them to form relationships and engage in dialogue.
The NMAIA and NAGPRA have empowered tribal nations to dislocate and relocate themselves away from museums' colonialist tendencies by scrutinizing the process of annihilation inherent in "traditional" exhibits and freeing themselves from outsider representations and interpretations.
The NMAIA was enacted on November 28, 1989, and NAGPRA was enacted on November 16, 1990.