Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee Notice of Public Meeting, 32214 [2019-14354]

Download as PDF 32214 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 129 / Friday, July 5, 2019 / Notices 2019, at https://www.nps.gov/nagpra. The meeting is open to the public and there will be time for public comment. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–27998; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP16.R50000] Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee Notice of Public Meeting National Park Service, Interior. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service is hereby giving notice that the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee) will meet as indicated below. SUMMARY: The Review Committee will meet on August 21–22, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. in Fairbanks, Alaska. ADDRESSES: The Review Committee will meet in the Arnold Espe Multimedia Auditorium, University of Alaska Museum of the North, 1962 Yukon Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775. Electronic submissions of materials or requests are to be sent to nagpra_info@nps.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie O’Brien, Designated Federal Officer, National Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Program (2253), National Park Service, telephone (202) 354–2201, or email nagpra_info@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Review Committee was established in section 8 of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA). Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program website at https://www.nps.gov/nagpra. Purpose of the Meeting: The agenda will include a report from the National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review Committee Report to Congress; subcommittee reports and discussion; and other topics related to the Review Committee’s responsibilities under section 8 of NAGPRA; and public comments. In addition, the agenda may include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior that an agreedupon disposition of Native American human remains proceed; and presentations by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, associations, and individuals. 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 July 22, jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Jul 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 General Information 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. The Review Committee is soliciting presentations from 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 presentations from Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, associations, and individuals. A presentation request must, at minimum, include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the presenter(s). Written comments will be accepted from any party and provided to the Review Committee. The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior that an agreedupon disposition of Native American human remains proceed. A disposition request must include specific information and, as applicable, ancillary materials. For details on the required information go to https://www.nps.gov/ nagpra/Review. Contact the Designated Federal Officer to discuss requests for findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items; or requests to facilitate the resolution of disputes. PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Deadlines for submissions and requests can be found at https:// www.nps.gov/nagpra/review/ announcements.htm. Submissions and requests should be sent to nagpra_info@ nps.gov. Such items are subject to posting on the National NAGPRA Program website prior to the meeting. Public Disclosure of Comments: Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2; 25 U.S.C. 3006. Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–14354 Filed 7–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 190S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A00 19XS501520] Notice of Record of Decision for the Coal Hollow Mine Mining Plan Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of record of decision. AGENCY: The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announces its decision to adopt the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Alton Coal Tract Lease by Application at the Coal Hollow Mine located in Kane County, UT. In accordance with Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) regulations implementing NEPA, and other applicable authorities, OSMRE has conducted an independent review and evaluation of the BLM’s FEIS for the Alton Coal Tract Lease by Application at the Coal Hollow Mine dated July 2018. As a cooperating agency with responsibility for the Federal Lands Program and the preparation of mining plan decision documents for review by the Assistant Secretary for Land and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-27998; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP16.R50000]


Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Meeting notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Park Service is hereby giving notice that the 
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee 
(Review Committee) will meet as indicated below.

DATES: The Review Committee will meet on August 21-22, 2019, from 8:30 
a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. in Fairbanks, Alaska.

ADDRESSES: The Review Committee will meet in the Arnold Espe Multimedia 
Auditorium, University of Alaska Museum of the North, 1962 Yukon Drive, 
Fairbanks, AK 99775. Electronic submissions of materials or requests 
are to be sent to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie O'Brien, Designated Federal 
Officer, National Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation 
Act Program (2253), National Park Service, telephone (202) 354-2201, or 
email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Review Committee was established in 
section 8 of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act 
of 1990 (NAGPRA). Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and 
Review Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program 
website at https://www.nps.gov/nagpra.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The agenda will include a report from the 
National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review Committee Report 
to Congress; subcommittee reports and discussion; and other topics 
related to the Review Committee's responsibilities under section 8 of 
NAGPRA; and public comments. In addition, the agenda may include 
requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the Secretary 
of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native American 
human remains proceed; and presentations by Indian tribes, Native 
Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, associations, and 
individuals. 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 July 22, 2019, at https://www.nps.gov/nagpra. The meeting is open to the public and there will be 
time for public comment.

General Information

    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.
    The Review Committee is soliciting presentations from 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 presentations from Indian 
tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, 
associations, and individuals. A presentation request must, at minimum, 
include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the 
presenter(s). Written comments will be accepted from any party and 
provided to the Review Committee.
    The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to 
the Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native 
American human remains proceed. A disposition request must include 
specific information and, as applicable, ancillary materials. For 
details on the required information go to https://www.nps.gov/nagpra/Review.
    Contact the Designated Federal Officer to discuss requests for 
findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of 
human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items; or 
requests to facilitate the resolution of disputes.
    Deadlines for submissions and requests can be found at https://www.nps.gov/nagpra/review/announcements.htm. Submissions and requests 
should be sent to [email protected]. Such items are subject to 
posting on the National NAGPRA Program website prior to the meeting.
    Public Disclosure of Comments: Before including your address, 
telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying 
information in your comments, 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.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2; 25 U.S.C. 3006.

Alma Ripps,
Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2019-14354 Filed 7-3-19; 8:45 am]
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