As the practitioner section of the AAA, focused on meeting the needs of applied and practicing anthropologists at all levels, NAPA has a lot to offer! Here you can discover NAPA, learn about its activities, and see how you can connect to this practitioner community (joining, volunteering, and even donating).

In addition, you will find summary information each year about NAPA activities at the annual AAA meeting, including sessions, workshops, and other events.

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About NAPA

NAPA’s Mission, Governance, Bylaws, History, and Archives

Annual Meeting

Schedule, workshops, etc.


All the details you need to join our community


How to help keep NAPA vital

NAPA Awards

NAPA recognizes volunteers and student achievement.


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