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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In June 2016, the Wikipedia Signpost (a newsletter focused on Wikipedia) published an op-ed calling for a change to the licensing of Wikidata - from a license that does not require attribution to one that does (NMaia, 2016).
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 statement clearly says that Native religious claims "must be within the bounds of existing legislation as well as NPS rules and policies" thereby subordinating Native religious needs and practices to pre-existing government regulations.(42) Also in 1987, the Iroquois Recognition Bill was passed "to acknowledge the contribution of the Iroquois Confederacy of Nations in the development of the United States Constitution and to reaffirm the continuing government-to-government relationship between tribes and the United States established in the Constitution." In 1989, the National Museum of the American Indian Act (NMAIA) provided for the repatriation of Native human remains collected by the Smithsonian Institution to American Indian tribes upon tribal request.