Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting, 69125-69126 [2014-27463]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 224 / Thursday, November 20, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Director, National Institutes of Health. The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. Name of Committee: Advisory Committee to the Director, National Institutes of Health. Date: December 11–12, 2014. 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(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.14, Intramural Research Training Award; 93.22, Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds; 93.232, Loan Repayment Program for Research Generally; 93.39, Academic Research VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:37 Nov 19, 2014 Jkt 235001 Enhancement Award; 93.936, NIH Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Research Loan Repayment Program; 93.187, Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: November 14, 2014. Anna Snouffer, Deputy Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–27449 Filed 11–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–17163; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] 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 1– 16), of a meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Review Committee will meet on March 3–4, 2015. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Review Committee will meet on March 3–4, 2015. Public comment requests and accompanying materials must be received by February 2, 2015, and requests for culturally unidentifiable (CUI) disposition must be received by January 16, 2015. Requests for findings of fact must be received by January 5, 2015. Requests to convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute must be received by January 5, 2015. ADDRESSES: The Review Committee will meet in the Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, on March 3–4, 2015. Electronic submissions are to be sent to nagpra_dfo@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1–16), of a meeting of the Review Committee. 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. The Review Committee will meet on March 3–4, 2015, in the Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, University of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69125 Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EASTERN). This meeting will be open to the public. The agenda for this meeting will include the discussion of the Review Committee Report to Congress for 2015; discussion of dispute procedures; and, if published, comments upon proposed regulations to revise 43 CFR Part 10. In addition, the agenda may include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in order to effect the agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable; public comment by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public; requests to the Review Committee, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items; and facilitation of the resolution of disputes among parties convened by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4). Presentation to the Review Committee by telephone may be requested but is not guaranteed. The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted on or before February 17, 2015, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. The Review Committee is soliciting public comment by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on the following two topics: (1) The progress made, and any barriers encountered, in implementing NAGPRA and (2) the outcomes of disputes reviewed by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4). The Review Committee also will consider other public comment by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public. A public comment request must, at minimum, include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the presenter(s). Public comment requests and presentation materials must be received by February 2, 2015. The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in order to effect the agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be CUI. A CUI disposition request must include the appropriate, completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and download the appropriate form— either the form for CUI with a ‘‘tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 69126 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 224 / Thursday, November 20, 2014 / Notices rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES or the form for CUI without a ‘‘tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience—go to http://www.nps.gov/ nagpra, and then click on ‘‘Request for CUI Disposition Forms.’’ CUI disposition requests must be received by January 16, 2015. The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items, where consensus among affected parties is unclear or uncertain. A request for findings of fact must be accompanied by a statement of the fact(s) at issue and supporting materials, including those exchanged by the parties to consultation concerning the Native American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access procedures for presenting findings of fact, go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/ REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests for findings of fact must be received by January 5, 2015. The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4), to convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute, where consensus clearly has not been reached among affected parties regarding the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items. A request to convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute must be accompanied by a statement of the decision of the museum or Federal agency subject to the dispute resolution request, a statement of the issue and the materials exchanged by the parties concerning the Native American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access procedures for presenting disputes, go to http://www.nps.gov/ nagpra/REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests to convene parties and facilitate resolution of a dispute must be received by January 5, 2015. Electronic submissions should be sent to nagpra_dfo@nps.gov. Such items are subject to posting on the National NAGPRA Program Web site prior to the meeting. General Information Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web site at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:37 Nov 19, 2014 Jkt 235001 then clicking on ‘‘Meeting Minutes.’’ Approximately fourteen weeks after each Review Committee meeting, the meeting transcript is posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site. 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 Review 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. Before including your address, telephone 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 may 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: November 14, 2014. Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–27463 Filed 11–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–EE–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NERO–PAGR–16976; PPNEPAGR00/ PMP00UP05.YP0000/PX.P0156924I] Notice of 2015 Meetings for the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Advisory Commission National Park Service, Interior. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1–16), the National Park SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Service is hereby giving notice of the 2015 schedule of meetings for the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Advisory Commission. The Commission is authorized by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (16 U.S.C. 410lll(e)(2)), ‘‘. . . to advise the Secretary in the development and implementation of the management plan.’’ Agendas for these meetings will be provided on the Commission Web site at http://www.nps.gov/pagr/ parkmgmt/federal-advisorycommission.htm. The Commission will meet on the following dates in 2015: Thursday, January 8, 2015, 2:00–5:00 p.m. (snow date: January 15, 2015, 2:00–5:00 p.m.) (Eastern); Thursday, April 9, 2015, 2:00– 5:00 p.m. (Eastern); Thursday, July 9, 2015, 2:00–5:00 p.m. (Eastern); and Thursday, October 8, 2015, 2:00–5:00 p.m. (Eastern). ADDRESSES: All meetings will be held at the Paterson Museum, 2 Market Street (intersection of Market and Spruce Streets), Paterson, NJ. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darren Boch, Superintendent and Designated Federal Officer, Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, 72 McBride Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501, (973) 523–2630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Topics to be discussed include updates on the status of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park General Management Plan. The meetings will be open to the public and time will be reserved during each meeting for public comment. Oral comments will be summarized for the record. If individuals wish to have their comments recorded verbatim, they must submit them in writing. Written comments and requests for agenda items may be sent to: Federal Advisory Commission, Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, 72 McBride Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501. Written comments may also be sent by email to pagr_gmp@nps.gov. Before including your address, telephone 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 may 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. All comments will be made part of the public record and will be electronically distributed to all Committee members. DATES: E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-17163; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


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 1-16), of a meeting of the Native 
American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review 
Committee). The Review Committee will meet on March 3-4, 2015. All 
meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The Review Committee will meet on March 3-4, 2015. Public 
comment requests and accompanying materials must be received by 
February 2, 2015, and requests for culturally unidentifiable (CUI) 
disposition must be received by January 16, 2015. Requests for findings 
of fact must be received by January 5, 2015. Requests to convene 
parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute must be received by 
January 5, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The Review Committee will meet in the Murray D. Lincoln 
Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, University of Massachusetts 
Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, on March 3-4, 2015. Electronic submissions 
are to be sent to nagpra_dfo@nps.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given in accordance with 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), of a 
meeting of the Review Committee. 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.
    The Review Committee will meet on March 3-4, 2015, in the Murray D. 
Lincoln Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, University of Massachusetts 
Amherst, Amherst, MA, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EASTERN). This 
meeting will be open to the public. The agenda for this meeting will 
include the discussion of the Review Committee Report to Congress for 
2015; discussion of dispute procedures; and, if published, comments 
upon proposed regulations to revise 43 CFR Part 10. In addition, the 
agenda may include requests to the Review Committee for a 
recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in 
order to effect the agreed-upon disposition of Native American human 
remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable; public comment by 
Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal 
agencies, and the public; requests to the Review Committee, pursuant to 
25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the 
identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural 
items, or the return of such items; and facilitation of the resolution 
of disputes among parties convened by the Review Committee pursuant to 
25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4). Presentation to the Review Committee by 
telephone may be requested but is not guaranteed. The agenda and 
materials for this meeting will be posted on or before February 17, 
2015, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra.
    The Review Committee is soliciting public comment by Indian tribes, 
Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on the 
following two topics: (1) The progress made, and any barriers 
encountered, in implementing NAGPRA and (2) the outcomes of disputes 
reviewed by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4). The 
Review Committee also will consider other public comment by Indian 
tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and 
the public. A public comment request must, at minimum, include an 
abstract of the presentation and contact information for the 
presenter(s). Public comment requests and presentation materials must 
be received by February 2, 2015.
    The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to 
the Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in order to effect 
the agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined 
to be CUI. A CUI disposition request must include the appropriate, 
completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as 
applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and 
download the appropriate form--either the form for CUI with a ``tribal 
land'' or ``aboriginal land'' provenience

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or the form for CUI without a ``tribal land'' or ``aboriginal land'' 
provenience--go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra, and then click on 
``Request for CUI Disposition Forms.'' CUI disposition requests must be 
received by January 16, 2015.
    The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3006 (c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or 
cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the 
return of such items, where consensus among affected parties is unclear 
or uncertain. A request for findings of fact must be accompanied by a 
statement of the fact(s) at issue and supporting materials, including 
those exchanged by the parties to consultation concerning the Native 
American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access 
procedures for presenting findings of fact, go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests for findings of fact must be 
received by January 5, 2015.
    The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3006 (c)(4), to convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a 
dispute, where consensus clearly has not been reached among affected 
parties regarding the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains 
or other cultural items, or the return of such items. A request to 
convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute must be 
accompanied by a statement of the decision of the museum or Federal 
agency subject to the dispute resolution request, a statement of the 
issue and the materials exchanged by the parties concerning the Native 
American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access 
procedures for presenting disputes, go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests to convene parties and facilitate 
resolution of a dispute must be received by January 5, 2015.
    Electronic submissions should be sent to nagpra_dfo@nps.gov. Such 
items are subject to posting on the National NAGPRA Program Web site 
prior to the meeting.

General Information

    Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review 
Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web site 
at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. 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 on the National 
NAGPRA Program Web site.
    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 Review 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.
    Before including your address, telephone 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 may 
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: November 14, 2014.
Alma Ripps,
Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2014-27463 Filed 11-19-14; 8:45 am]
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