Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory
Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), that a meeting of the
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee
will be held on November 18, 19, and 20, 1999 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Committee will meet at the Hilton Salt Lake City; telephone: (800)
421-7602 or inside Utah (801) 532-3344, fax: (801) 531-0705, located
at 150 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Meetings will begin at
8:30 a.m. and will end no later than 5:00 p.m. each day.
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review
Committee was established by Public Law 101-601 to monitor, review,
and assist in implementation of the inventory and identification
process and repatriation activities required under the Native American
Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
The agenda for this meeting will include: disposition of culturally
unidentifiable human remains; and discussions of the dispute between
the Hopi Tribe and Chaco Culture National Historical Park, NM.
The meeting will be open to the public. However, facilities and space
for accommodating members of the public are limited. Persons will be
accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons wishing to
make a presentation to the committee should submit a request to do so
by October 22, 1999. Please clearly state what you would like to
discuss, how much time you estimate that you will need, and your
contact information. Any member of the public may also file a written
statement for consideration by the committee by November 2, 1999. Both
written requests and statements should be addressed to the committee
in care of the Departmental Consulting Archeologist.
A block of lodging rooms has been set aside at the Hilton Salt Lake
City, at a significantly reduced rate. Reservations must be booked
with the hotel by October 25, 1999 to guarantee the reduced rate.
Please reference the National Park Service and mention that you are
attending the NAGPRA Review Committee Meeting.
Individuals seeking further information concerning this meeting may
contact either one of the contacts below. Transcripts of the meeting will be available for public inspection approximately eight weeks after the meeting at the office of the Departmental Consulting Archeologist, 800 North Capitol St., NW, Suite 340, Washington, DC.
Dr. C. Timothy McKeown
Ms. Jean Kelley
Ms. Laura Mahoney
Archeology and Ethnography Program
National Park Service
1849 C St.
NW, NC340/MS 2275
Washington, DC 20240
tel: (202) 343-4101
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