Welcome to the home page of NAPA, the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology. NAPA is a section of the American Anthropological Association.

MISSION: NAPA was founded in 1983 to promote the practice of anthropology and the interests of practicing anthropologists, and to further the practice of anthropology as a profession.

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