Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting, 15159 [E7-5969]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 61 / Friday, March 30, 2007 / Notices Dated: February 26, 2007. John J. Donahue, Superintendent. [FR Doc. E7–5873 Filed 3–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–JG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Review Committee will meet on April 19–20, 2007, at the Sidney R. Yates Auditorium, Main Interior Building, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240. Meeting sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day. Meeting sessions will end at 5 p.m. on April 19 and noon on April 20. The agenda for the meeting includes an overview of activities of the National NAGPRA Program during the first half of fiscal year 2007; preparation of the Review Committee’s Report to Congress for 2006; consultation regarding regulations for disposition of unclaimed cultural items excavated or removed from Federal lands after November 16, 1990 (43 CFR 10.7); requests for recommendations regarding the disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains from the University of Florida and the Intermountain Region, National Park Service; and presentations and statements by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public. To schedule a presentation to the Review Committee during the meeting, submit a written request with an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the presenters. Persons also may submit written statements for consideration by the Review Committee during the meeting. Send requests and statements to the Designated Federal Officer, NAGPRA Review Committee by U.S. Mail to the National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW (2253), Washington, DC 20240; or by commercial delivery to the National Park Service, 1201 Eye Street NW, 8th floor, Washington, DC 20005. Because increased security in the Washington, DC, area may delay delivery of U.S. Mail to Government offices, copies of mailed requests and VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:49 Mar 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 statements should also be faxed to (202) 371–5197. Transcripts of Review Committee meetings are available approximately eight weeks after each meeting at the National NAGPRA Program office, 1201 Eye Street NW, 8th floor, Washington, DC. To request electronic copies of meeting transcripts, send an e-mail message to TimlMcKeown@nps.gov. Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review Committee meetings is available at the National NAGPRA Web site, http:// www.cr.nps.gov/nagpra; for the Review Committee’s meeting procedures, select ‘‘Review Committee,’’ then select ‘‘Procedures.’’ The Review Committee was established by the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3001 et seq. Review Committee members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. The Review Committee is responsible for monitoring the NAGPRA inventory and identification process; reviewing and making findings related to the identity or cultural affiliation of cultural items, or the return of such items; facilitating the resolution of disputes; compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human remains that are in the possession or control of each Federal agency and museum and recommending specific actions for developing a process for disposition of such human remains; consulting with Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations and museums on matters within the scope of the work of the committee affecting such tribes or organizations; consulting with the Secretary of the Interior in the development of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making recommendations regarding future care of repatriated cultural items. The Review Committee’s work is completed during meetings that are open to the public. Dated: March 12, 2007 C. Timothy McKeown, Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. [FR Doc. E7–5969 Filed 3–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [DES 07–09] Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15159 Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Planning Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project. ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (as amended) and the general authority to conduct water resources planning under the Reclamation Act of 1902 and all acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has prepared a Planning Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (PR/ DEIS). This document was undertaken to provide a discussion for the (1) various ways to provide a municipal and industrial (M&I) water supply to the Navajo Nation; City of Gallup, New Mexico; and Jicarilla Apache Nation; (2) identification of a preferred alternative; and (3) associated environmental impacts and costs of such an endeavor, should it be undertaken. The PR/DEIS presents alternatives for providing an anticipated year 2040 M&I water supply for the project area. Alternatives considered include diverting and distributing water from the San Juan River using various configurations, water conservation using existing groundwater supplies, and no action. DATES: A 90-day public review period commences with the publication of this notice. Comments on the PR/DEIS should be submitted no later than June 28, 2007, to Mr. Rege Leach, Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office, 835 East Second Avenue, Suite 300, Durango, Colorado 81301. Comments may also be submitted electronically at navgal@uc.usbr.gov. Reclamation will conduct five public meetings to obtain public input on the PR/DEIS. All of the meetings will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The public meetings schedule is as follows: • Tuesday, May 22, 2007—University of New Mexico, Calvin Hall Room 248, 200 College Drive, Gallup, New Mexico • Wednesday, May 23, 2007— Crownpoint Chapter House, Building CO23–001, East Crownpoint Road, Crownpoint, New Mexico • Thursday, May 24, 2007—St. Michaels Chapter House, St Michaels, Arizona • Tuesday, June 5, 2007—Shiprock Chapter House, Highway 61, Shiprock, New Mexico • Wednesday, June 6, 2007—San Juan College, IT Building, Room 7103, 5001 College Blvd., Farmington, New Mexico E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee: Meeting

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Notice is here given in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a meeting of the Native 
American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review 
Committee). The Review Committee will meet on April 19-20, 2007, at the 
Sidney R. Yates Auditorium, Main Interior Building, 1849 C Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20240. Meeting sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each 
day. Meeting sessions will end at 5 p.m. on April 19 and noon on April 
20.
    The agenda for the meeting includes an overview of activities of 
the National NAGPRA Program during the first half of fiscal year 2007; 
preparation of the Review Committee's Report to Congress for 2006; 
consultation regarding regulations for disposition of unclaimed 
cultural items excavated or removed from Federal lands after November 
16, 1990 (43 CFR 10.7); requests for recommendations regarding the 
disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains from the 
University of Florida and the Intermountain Region, National Park 
Service; and presentations and statements by Indian tribes, Native 
Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public.
    To schedule a presentation to the Review Committee during the 
meeting, submit a written request with an abstract of the presentation 
and contact information for the presenters. Persons also may submit 
written statements for consideration by the Review Committee during the 
meeting. Send requests and statements to the Designated Federal 
Officer, NAGPRA Review Committee by U.S. Mail to the National Park 
Service, 1849 C Street NW (2253), Washington, DC 20240; or by 
commercial delivery to the National Park Service, 1201 Eye Street NW, 
8th floor, Washington, DC 20005. Because increased security in the 
Washington, DC, area may delay delivery of U.S. Mail to Government 
offices, copies of mailed requests and statements should also be faxed 
to (202) 371-5197.
    Transcripts of Review Committee meetings are available 
approximately eight weeks after each meeting at the National NAGPRA 
Program office, 1201 Eye Street NW, 8th floor, Washington, DC. To 
request electronic copies of meeting transcripts, send an e-mail 
message to Tim--McKeown@nps.gov. Information about NAGPRA, the Review 
Committee, and Review Committee meetings is available at the National 
NAGPRA Web site, http://www.cr.nps.gov/nagpra; for the Review 
Committee's meeting procedures, select ``Review Committee,'' then 
select ``Procedures.''
    The Review Committee was established by the Native American Graves 
Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3001 et 
seq. Review Committee members are appointed by the Secretary of the 
Interior. The Review Committee is responsible for monitoring the NAGPRA 
inventory and identification process; reviewing and making findings 
related to the identity or cultural affiliation of cultural items, or 
the return of such items; facilitating the resolution of disputes; 
compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human remains that 
are in the possession or control of each Federal agency and museum and 
recommending specific actions for developing a process for disposition 
of such human remains; consulting with Indian tribes and Native 
Hawaiian organizations and museums on matters within the scope of the 
work of the committee affecting such tribes or organizations; 
consulting with the Secretary of the Interior in the development of 
regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making recommendations regarding 
future care of repatriated cultural items. The Review Committee's work 
is completed during meetings that are open to the public.

    Dated: March 12, 2007
C. Timothy McKeown,
Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and 
Repatriation Review Committee.
[FR Doc. E7-5969 Filed 3-29-07; 8:45 am]
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