Private Land Requirements

Private landowners, including any partnership or corporation thereof, must comply with state law (A.R.S. § 41-865) regarding the discovery and disturbance of human remains.

Any landowner with intention to disturb human remains or having unintentionally disturbed human remains shall immediately cease any disturbance and shall notify the Arizona State Museum of such disturbance or intent to disturb.



Claire S. Barker, Ph.D.
Repatriation Coordinator

Cristin Lucas, M.A.
Research Specialist

Arizona State Museum / University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210026
Tucson, AZ  85721-0026