Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting, 80423-80424 [E8-30902]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices Dated: September 17, 2008. Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director. Editorial Note: This document was received in the Office of the Federal Register on December 24, 2008. [FR Doc. E8–31120 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F–14824–A and F–14824–A2; AK–965– 1410–KC–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Kokarmuit Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Akiak, Alaska, and are located in: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Seward Meridian, Alaska T. 9 N., R. 65 W., Sec. 19; Secs. 25 to 28, inclusive; Secs. 33 to 36, inclusive. Containing approximately 5,575 acres. T. 8 N., R. 66 W., Secs. 22, 23, and 24. Containing approximately 1,747 acres. T. 9 N., R. 66 W., Secs. 1, 2, and 3; Secs. 11 to 14, inclusive; Secs. 23 and 24. Containing approximately 5,409 acres. T. 10 N., R. 66 W., Secs. 3 and 10; Secs. 15 and 22; Secs. 27 and 34. Containing approximately 3,126 acres. T. 11 N., R. 67 W., Secs. 6, 8, and 9; Secs. 14 to 19, inclusive; Secs. 22 and 23; Secs. 26 and 27; Secs. 34 and 35. Containing approximately 8,543 acres. T. 11 N., R. 68 W., Secs. 12, 13, and 24. Containing approximately 1,593 acres. Aggregating approximately 25,993 acres. 17:41 Dec 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 Gina A. Kendall, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II. [FR Doc. E8–31158 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NM–920–1310–08); (OKNM 117608; OKNM 117609] Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases OKNM 117608; OKNM 117609 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of reinstatement of terminated oil and gas leases. The subsurface in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Kokarmuit Corporation. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums. VerDate Aug<31>2005 DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until January 30, 2009 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of 43 CFR 3108.2–3(b)(2), Capital Land Services, Inc. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases OKNM 117608 and OKNM 117609 for lands in Woodward County, Oklahoma, and was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from March 1, 2008, the date of termination. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Becky C. Olivas, BLM, New Mexico State Office, (505) 438–7609. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands. The lessee has agreed to new lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre or fraction PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 80423 thereof and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500.00 administrative fee and has reimbursed the Bureau of Land Management for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the leases as set out in Sections 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate the leases effective March 1, 2008, subject to the original terms and conditions of the leases and the increased rentals and royalty rates cited above. Dated: December 19, 2008. Becky C. Olivas, Land Law Examiner, Fluids Adjudication Team 1. [FR Doc. E8–30772 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: 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 May 23–24, 2009, at The Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, 1415 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. Meeting sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. each day. The agenda for the meeting includes an update on National NAGPRA Program activities during the first half of fiscal year 2009; activity reports from the National NAGPRA Program as requested by the Review Committee; requests for recommendations regarding the disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains; disputes; presentations by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public; and the selection of dates and a site for the spring 2010 meeting. A detailed agenda for this meeting will be posted on or before March 27, 2009, at http://www.nps.gov/history/ nagpra/. The Review Committee will consider the following requests: By anyone, to make a presentation; by museums and Federal agencies, to act on an agreement E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 80424 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices concerning the disposition of human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable (CUI); and by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, lineal descendants, museums, and Federal agencies, to facilitate a dispute and make findings of fact and recommendations related to the identity, cultural affiliation, and/or return of human remains and other cultural items. Requests to make a presentation must include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the presenter(s). Requests to act on a CUI agreement should be made on the form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site, and also should include all the materials requested on the form. To access and download the form, go to http://www.nps.gov/history/nagpra; then click on ‘‘Review Committee;’’ then click on ‘‘Procedures;’’ then, under ‘‘Request by a Museum/Federal Agency for a CUI Disposition Agreement,’’ click on the highlighted word ‘‘form.’’ Requests to consider a dispute should include— a. A statement outlining the relevant facts of the dispute, including citations of applicable portions of NAGPRA and NAGPRA regulations. b. Copies of any primary documents that are directly relevant to the issues in dispute, including, but not limited to, field notes, catalog records, consultation documents, relevant studies, and other pertinent data. c. A statement describing the requesting party’s interpretation of the facts. d. A statement identifying all interested parties and describing the requesting party’s understanding of the other party’s/parties’ interpretation of the facts. e. A summary of the consultation record. f. A statement of previous efforts to resolve the dispute, including, where applicable, the results of alternative dispute resolution efforts. g. Proposed solutions. The Review Committee will consider requests received on or before February 23, 2009. Send requests to: Designated Federal Officer, NAGPRA Review Committee, National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program, 1201 Eye Street, NW., 8th Floor (2253), Washington, DC 20005. The transcript of the May Review Committee meeting will be available, on request, approximately ten weeks after the meeting. For a transcript, contact the Designated Federal Officer, at David_Tarler@nps.gov. Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Dec 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 and Review Committee meetings is available at the National NAGPRA Program Web site, http://www.nps.gov/ history/nagpra/. For the Review Committee’s meeting procedures, click on ‘‘Review Committee,’’ then click on ‘‘Procedures.’’ The Review Committee was established by Section 8 of Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3006. 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 affecting such tribes or organizations lying within the scope of work of the Committee; consulting with the Secretary of the Interior on the development of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making recommendations regarding future care of repatriated cultural items. The Review Committee’s work is carried out during the course of meetings that are open to the public. Dated: November 21, 2008. David Tarler, Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. [FR Doc. E8–30902 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–70–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service National Register of Historic Places; Weekly Listing of Historic Properties Pursuant to (36 CFR 60.13(b,c)) and (36 CFR 63.5), this notice, through publication of the information included herein, is to appraise the public as well as governmental agencies, associations and all other organizations and individuals interested in historic preservation, of the properties added to, or determined eligible for listing in, the National Register of Historic Places from November 17 to November 21, 2008. For further information, please contact Edson Beall via: United States PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Postal Service mail, at the National Register of Historic Places, 2280, National Park Service, 1849 C St., NW., Washington, DC 20240; in person (by appointment), 1201 Eye St. NW., 8th floor, Washington, DC 20005; by fax, 202–371–2229; by phone, 202–354– 2255; or by e-mail, Edson_Beall@nps.gov. Dated: December 22, 2008. J. Paul Loether, Chief, National Register of Historic Places/ National Historic Landmarks Program. KEY: State, County, Property Name, Address/ Boundary, City, Vicinity, Reference Number, NHL, Action, Date, Multiple Name DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA District of Columbia State Equivalent Engine House No. 10, 1341 Maryland Ave., NE., Washington, DC, 08001063, LISTED, 11/19/08 (Firehouses in Washington, DC MPS) Nathaniel Parker Gage School, 2035 2nd St., NW., Washington, DC, 08001064, LISTED, 11/19/08 (Public School Buildings of Washington, DC MPS) HAWAII Maui County Ka’ahumanu Avenue—Naniloa Drive Overpass, Naniloa Dr. at Kaahumanu Ave., Wailuku, 08001065, LISTED, 11/19/08 IOWA Jones County Stone City Historic District, 12828–12573 Stone City Rd., 12392–12340 Dearborn Rd., 12381–12551 County Rd. X28, Anamosa vicinity, 08001099, LISTED, 11/21/08 KANSAS Ellis County St. Joseph’s Church and Parochial School, 210 W. 13th and 217 W. 13th, Hays, 08001066, LISTED, 11/19/08 Reno County Ranson Hotel, 4918 E. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 251 (Wednesday, December 31, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 80423-80424]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-30902]


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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 May 23-24, 2009, at The 
Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, 1415 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. 
Meeting sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. each day.
    The agenda for the meeting includes an update on National NAGPRA 
Program activities during the first half of fiscal year 2009; activity 
reports from the National NAGPRA Program as requested by the Review 
Committee; requests for recommendations regarding the disposition of 
culturally unidentifiable human remains; disputes; presentations by 
Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal 
agencies, and the public; and the selection of dates and a site for the 
spring 2010 meeting.
    A detailed agenda for this meeting will be posted on or before 
March 27, 2009, at http://www.nps.gov/history/nagpra/.
    The Review Committee will consider the following requests: By 
anyone, to make a presentation; by museums and Federal agencies, to act 
on an agreement

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concerning the disposition of human remains determined to be culturally 
unidentifiable (CUI); and by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian 
organizations, lineal descendants, museums, and Federal agencies, to 
facilitate a dispute and make findings of fact and recommendations 
related to the identity, cultural affiliation, and/or return of human 
remains and other cultural items.
    Requests to make a presentation must include an abstract of the 
presentation and contact information for the presenter(s).
    Requests to act on a CUI agreement should be made on the form 
posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site, and also should include 
all the materials requested on the form. To access and download the 
form, go to http://www.nps.gov/history/nagpra; then click on ``Review 
Committee;'' then click on ``Procedures;'' then, under ``Request by a 
Museum/Federal Agency for a CUI Disposition Agreement,'' click on the 
highlighted word ``form.'' Requests to consider a dispute should 
include--
    a. A statement outlining the relevant facts of the dispute, 
including citations of applicable portions of NAGPRA and NAGPRA 
regulations.
    b. Copies of any primary documents that are directly relevant to 
the issues in dispute, including, but not limited to, field notes, 
catalog records, consultation documents, relevant studies, and other 
pertinent data.
    c. A statement describing the requesting party's interpretation of 
the facts.
    d. A statement identifying all interested parties and describing 
the requesting party's understanding of the other party's/parties' 
interpretation of the facts.
    e. A summary of the consultation record.
    f. A statement of previous efforts to resolve the dispute, 
including, where applicable, the results of alternative dispute 
resolution efforts.
    g. Proposed solutions.
    The Review Committee will consider requests received on or before 
February 23, 2009. Send requests to: Designated Federal Officer, NAGPRA 
Review Committee, National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program, 1201 
Eye Street, NW., 8th Floor (2253), Washington, DC 20005.
    The transcript of the May Review Committee meeting will be 
available, on request, approximately ten weeks after the meeting. For a 
transcript, contact the Designated Federal Officer, at David_
Tarler@nps.gov. Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and 
Review Committee meetings is available at the National NAGPRA Program 
Web site, http://www.nps.gov/history/nagpra/. For the Review 
Committee's meeting procedures, click on ``Review Committee,'' then 
click on ``Procedures.''
    The Review Committee was established by Section 8 of Native 
American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 
U.S.C. 3006. 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 affecting such 
tribes or organizations lying within the scope of work of the 
Committee; consulting with the Secretary of the Interior on the 
development of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making 
recommendations regarding future care of repatriated cultural items. 
The Review Committee's work is carried out during the course of 
meetings that are open to the public.

    Dated: November 21, 2008.
David Tarler,
Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and 
Repatriation Review Committee.
[FR Doc. E8-30902 Filed 12-30-08; 8:45 am]
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