Traditional Cultural Places

National Preservation Institute (info@npi.org)
Primary contact: National Preservation Institute (info@npi.org)
Filed under: Anthropology
Where: Austin, TX
May 14 - 15, 2020


“Traditional cultural places” (TCPs) play an important role in community cultural traditions, beliefs, and activities. TCPs must be considered in planning under the National Environmental Policy Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, Executive Orders 12898 and 13007, and other authorities. Review methods of identifying TCPs, discuss evaluation for National Register eligibility, and explore management issues. Learn more in this two day seminar.

  • September 12-13, 2019: Portland, OR
  • May 14-15: Austin, TX

Managers responsible for compliance requirements; tribal leaders; preservation and environmental contractors; community planners.

Learning Objectives


Participants will cover the following topics in this two day seminar:

  • Legal definitions
  • TCPs and cultural resource laws
  • Identification issues
  • Evaluation for National Register Eligibility
  • Federal legal requirements and relevant court decisions
  • Management Issues



Seminar Location, Hours, and Hotels
Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.

Cost (see Register for more information)
$550 (6-week advance registration); $600 (regular registration)
Discounted rates are available for multiple seminars taken during the same week.


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