Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting, 74874 [2012-30440]

Download as PDF 74874 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 243 / Tuesday, December 18, 2012 / Notices Dated: November 2, 2012. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2012–30463 Filed 12–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–11848; 2200–1100– 665] Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a telephonic meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). This meeting will be open to the public. The agenda for the meeting will be limited to finalization of the Review Committee Report to Congress for 2012, the appointment of the subcommittee to draft the Review Committee’s Report to the Congress for 2013, and discussion of the scope of the Report. DATES: The Review Committee will meet on January 10, 2013, from 1 p.m. to approximately 3 p.m. EST. The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted on or before December 24, 2012. ADDRESSES: Those who desire to attend the meeting should contact NAGPRA@rap.midco.net, between January 2 and 8, 2013, to be provided the telephone access number for the meeting. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a telephonic meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). This meeting will be open to the public. The agenda for the meeting will be limited to finalization of the Review Committee Report to Congress for 2012, the appointment of the subcommittee to draft the Review Committee’s Report to the Congress for 2013, and discussion of the scope of the Report. The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted on or before December 24, 2012, on the National NAGPRA Program Web site: http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. A transcript and minutes of the meeting will also appear on the National emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:29 Dec 17, 2012 Jkt 229001 NAGPRA Program Web site after the meeting has occurred. Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web site. For the Review Committee’s meeting procedures, click on ‘‘Review Committee,’’ then click on ‘‘Procedures.’’ Meeting minutes may be accessed by going to the Web site; then clicking on ‘‘Review Committee;’’ and then clicking on ‘‘Meeting Minutes.’’ Approximately fourteen weeks after each Review Committee meeting, the meeting transcript is posted for a limited time on the National NAGPRA Program Web site. The Review Committee was established in Section 8 of the 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: December 4, 2012. Sherry Hutt, Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. [FR Doc. 2012–30440 Filed 12–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NERO–ACAD–11845: 1700–SZM] Notice of February 4, 2013, Meeting for Acadia National Park Advisory Commission National Park Service, Interior. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice sets the date of February 4, 2013, meeting of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission. DATES: The public meeting of the Advisory Commission will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (EASTERN). LOCATION: The meeting will be held at Headquarters, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609. SUMMARY: Agenda The February 4, 2013, Commission meeting will consist of the following: 1. Committee reports: —Land Conservation —Park Use —Science and Education —Historic 2. Old Business 3. Superintendent’s Report 4. Chairman’s Report 5. Public Comments FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Further information concerning this meeting may be obtained from the Sheridan Steele, Superintendent, Acadia National Park, P.O. Box 177, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609, telephone (207) 288–3338. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may make oral/written presentations to the Commission or file written statements. Such requests should be made to the Superintendent at least seven days prior to the meeting. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: December 11, 2012. Len Bobinchock, Deputy Superintendent, Acadia National Park. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 243 (Tuesday, December 18, 2012)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-30440]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11848; 2200-1100-665]


Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee: Meeting

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a telephonic meeting of the 
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee 
(Review Committee). This meeting will be open to the public. The agenda 
for the meeting will be limited to finalization of the Review Committee 
Report to Congress for 2012, the appointment of the subcommittee to 
draft the Review Committee's Report to the Congress for 2013, and 
discussion of the scope of the Report.

DATES: The Review Committee will meet on January 10, 2013, from 1 p.m. 
to approximately 3 p.m. EST. The agenda and materials for this meeting 
will be posted on or before December 24, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Those who desire to attend the meeting should contact 
NAGPRA@rap.midco.net, between January 2 and 8, 2013, to be provided the 
telephone access number for the meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given in accordance with 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a 
telephonic meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and 
Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). This meeting will be 
open to the public. The agenda for the meeting will be limited to 
finalization of the Review Committee Report to Congress for 2012, the 
appointment of the subcommittee to draft the Review Committee's Report 
to the Congress for 2013, and discussion of the scope of the Report. 
The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted on or before 
December 24, 2012, on the National NAGPRA Program Web site: http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. A transcript and minutes of the meeting will also 
appear on the National NAGPRA Program Web site after the meeting has 
occurred.
    Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review 
Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web 
site. For the Review Committee's meeting procedures, click on ``Review 
Committee,'' then click on ``Procedures.'' Meeting minutes may be 
accessed by going to the Web site; then clicking on ``Review 
Committee;'' and then clicking on ``Meeting Minutes.'' Approximately 
fourteen weeks after each Review Committee meeting, the meeting 
transcript is posted for a limited time on the National NAGPRA Program 
Web site.
    The Review Committee was established in Section 8 of the 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: December 4, 2012.
Sherry Hutt,
Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and 
Repatriation Review Committee.
[FR Doc. 2012-30440 Filed 12-17-12; 8:45 am]
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