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Indian Arts and Crafts: Size of Market and Extent of Misrepresentation Are Unknown
GAO-11-432: Published: Apr 28, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 2011.
In 1935 the Indian Arts and Crafts Act was enacted, establishing the Indian Arts and Crafts Board as an entity within the Department of the Interior. A priority of the Board is to implement and enforce the act's provisions to prevent misrepresentation of unauthentic goods as genuine Indian arts and crafts. As the market for Indian arts and crafts grew and the problem of misrepresentation persisted...