[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 200 (Wednesday, October 16, 2019)]
[Pages 55329-55330]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-22479]



National Park Service


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

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Meeting notice.


SUMMARY: The National Park Service is hereby giving notice that the 
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee 
(Review Committee) will hold one meeting via

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teleconference. All meetings are open to the public.

DATES: The Review Committee will meet via teleconference on October 30, 
2019, from 2:00 p.m. until approximately 6:00 p.m. (Eastern)

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).
    Purpose of the Meeting: The agenda will include the discussion of 
the Review Committee Report to Congress; and requests for disposition 
of Native American human remains. Information on joining the 
teleconference and the final agenda will be available on the National 
NAGPRA Program website at https://www.nps.gov/nagpra. The meeting is 
open to the public and there will be time for public comment.

General Information

    Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review 
Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program website 
at https://www.nps.gov/nagpra.
    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 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.

Shirley Sears,
Management Specialist, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2019-22479 Filed 10-15-19; 8:45 am]