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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 Alexandria…

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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 place,…

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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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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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NATHPO’s First Annual Sacred Sites Summit – Press Release

PRESS RELEASE ORGANIZATION CONTACT Valerie J. Grussing, Ph.D. NATHPO, Executive Director Valerie@nathpo.org 202-628-8476 PRESS CONTACT Julie T. Nelson Julie@nathpo.org 919-602-8157 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NATHPO Announces First Annual Sacred Sites Summit Will Be Held Virtually September 22 & 23, 2021 Washington, D.C., September 3, 2021 – National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (NATHPO), a national non-profit…

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White House Announces Nomination of Charles F. Sams III as National Park Service Director

White House Announces Nomination of Charles F. Sams III as National Park Service Director White House Announces Nomination of Charles F. Sams III as National Park Service Director August 18, 2021 “The diverse experience that Chuck brings to the National Park Service will be an incredible asset as we work to conserve and protect our…

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UPDATE: The deadline for Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian community leaders to submit written comment has been EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2021.

UPDATE: The deadline for Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian community leaders to submit written comment has been EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2021. UPDATE: The deadline for Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian community leaders to submit written comment has been EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2021. Draft Regulations On July 9, 2021, the Department invited Tribal leaders…

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NATHPO WORKSHOPS & Informational Webinars on NAGPRA Regulations (DOI Consultation)

NATHPO WORKSHOPS & Informational Webinars on NAGPRA Regulations (DOI Consultation) The Department of the Interior (DOI) has invited Tribal Leaders and Native Hawaiian Community Leaders to consult on a draft proposal of revisions to its Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) regulations (43 C.F.R. 10) prior to publication. DOI has provided a summary of previous tribal consultation in 2011 upon which the…

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