U N I T E D   S T A T E S   C O D E
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
    Chapter 21 - Civil Rights
        SubChapter I - Generally

§ 1996. Protection and preservation of traditional religions of Native Americans

American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978
Public Law 95-341 - August 11, 1978 -- 92 Stat. 469
95th Congress . Joint Resolution [S.J. Res. 102] . 42 USC 1996

American Indian Religious Freedom

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That henceforth / On and after August 11, 1978, /

it shall be the policy of the United States to protect and preserve for American Indians their inherent right of freedom to believe, express and exercise the traditional religions of the American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut, and Native Hawaiians, including but not limited to access to sites, use and possession of sacred objects, and the freedom to worship through ceremonials and traditional rites.