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NATHPO June 10th 2024 Announcements

NATHPO Board of Directors Elections! Nominations & Informational Webinar June 27 It’s election season at NATHPO too! Please join us for an informational webinar about the NATHPO Board of Directors on June 27 at 1:00pm ET/10:00am PT. This free webinar is open to all NPS approved THPOs regardless of NATHPO membership status. Tune in to chat…

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NATHPO May 10th 2024 Newsletter

FY 24 THPO GRANT FULL APPORTIONMENT APPLICATIONS DUE MAY 30 Following the passage of a full FY 24 budget in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024, PL 118-42, the National Park Service (NPS) released the figures for a FULL Apportionment of the FY 2024 THPO Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Annual Grants and announced that grant applications are due May 30, 2024. You…

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NATHPO April 30th 2024 Newsletter

  NATHPO CONFERENCE: LAST CALL FOR EARLY BIRD RATES! TODAY, April 30, is the last day to take advantage of our Early Bird rates for NATHPO’s 24th Annual Conference & Sacred Places Summit. You can sign find details on the conference and sign up right here. FAIR + CARE SURVEY OF CULTURAL HERITAGE PROFESSIONALS The…

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NATHPO April 5th 2024 Newsletter

UPCOMING COMMENT DEADLINES Due April 9: US Army Corps of Engineers Appendix C Rescission. On February 9, 2024, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced a rulemaking to formally rescind 33 CFR Part 325, Appendix C, which the Army Corps has used since 1980 to “comply” with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. In its…

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NATHPO March 2024 Newsletter

  REMINDER, HAPPENING TODAY: U.S. ARMY CORPS APPENDIX C RESCISSION TRIBAL VIRTUAL MEETING On February 9, 2024, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced a rulemaking to formally rescind 33 CFR Part 325, Appendix C, which the Army Corps has used since 1980 to “comply” with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. In its…

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TCP BULLETIN COMMENTS DUE MARCH 25: NATHPO COMMENTS ATTACHED

On January 25, 2024, the National Park Service (NPS) issued a request for comment on their Draft of Updated National Register Bulletin: Identifying, Evaluating, and Documenting Traditional Cultural Places (Draft TCP Bulletin). Comments are due to NPS by March 25. Click through the NPS link above for instructions on submitting comments to NPS. Please find attached NATHPO’s final draft…

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News Alert: NATHPO Appendix C and TCP Bulletin Webinars February 28th, 2024

  HAPPENING MARCH 12: NATHPO Webinar for Tribes on Bulletin 38 (TCPs) On January 25, 2024, the National Park Service (NPS) issued a request for comment on their Draft of Updated National Register Bulletin: Identifying, Evaluating, and Documenting Traditional Cultural Places (Draft TCP Bulletin). Comments are due to NPS by March 25.  Prior to the comment deadline of…

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NAGPRA Webinar Follow Up February 16th, 2024

  Good Morning/Afternoon: Thanks to everyone who attended our Webinar last week featuring NATHPO’s Repatriation Advisor, Dr. Timothy McKeown. We had more than 60 attendees and appreciated the productive discussion and chance to not only share our initial take on parts of the new regulations, but also to hear from THPOs and Tribal leaders and…

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News Alert: Appendix C Rescission Proposal Is Live! February 9th, 2024

  BREAKING NEWS!  US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS FORMALLY PROPOSES RESCINDING APPENDIX C This morning, the US Army Corps of Engineers formally proposed rescinding Appendix C of its regulatory program and instead following the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)’s regulations for implementing the National Historic Preservation Act. You can view the proposal HERE. This would…

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Following NATHPO Testimony, House Members Take Action to Support THPOs

Today, Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Ranking Member on the House Natural Resources Committee, led several other Committee members in letters supporting Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPOs) to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). These letters come in the wake of powerful testimony on behalf of THPOs from Pala Band of Mission Indians…

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