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Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army on the Dakota Access Pipeline

The National Trust submitted the following letter on October 4, 2016 to the Army Corps of Engineers about the need to ensure that permitting for the Dakota Access Pipeline complies with the National Historic Preservation Act. Also available: Read National Trust Applauds Decision Decision Not...

National Trust 110(k) ltr to Army Corps re DAPL Oct 4 2016 (003).pdf


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Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army on the Dakota Access Pipeline

The National Trust submitted the following letter on October 4, 2016 to the Army Corps of Engineers about the need to ensure that permitting for the Dakota Access Pipeline complies with the National Historic Preservation Act. Also available: Read National Trust Applauds Decision Decision Not...


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Resource Documents: Dakota Access Pipeline Webinar

This is a packet of resource documents to accompany the Forum Webinar "The Legal Landscape of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vs. U.S. Army Corps on Engineers " on Oct. 25, 2016. #TraditionalCulturalProperties #Diversity #Legal #PublicLands #SacredSites ...

Resource Documents Dakota Access Pipeline Webinar.pdf


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[VIDEO] From Chaco Canyon to Chimney Rock: A Landscape Worth Protecting

Published in 2014 this video from the National Trust transports you to this historic landscape through a seldom-seen aerial perspective that illustrates the Chaco sites, their connectivity to the landscape, and the threats they face from energy development in the San Juan Basin. ...


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Preserving Native American Places

Through the generosity of a grant provided by the Indian Land Tenure Foundation , the National Trust has released the publication, Preserving Native American Places: A Guide to Federal Laws and Policies that Help Protect Cultural Resources and Sacred Sites . Written in layperson’s terms,...

Preserving-Native-American-Places-FINAL.pdf


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Native American Graves and Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)

Federal law providing for the repatriation of Native American human skeletal material and related sacred items and objects of cultural patrimony. Source: Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing Historic Resources...


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Land Use

General term used to describe how land is or may be utilized or developed, whether for industrial, commercial, residential or agricultural purposes, or as open space. Source: Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws...


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Preservationists Claim Major Victory in Fight to Protect Mt. Taylor

Mount Taylor, a traditional cultural property in New Mexico.| Credit: Theresa Pasqual Historic resource designation often operates quietly as a first step in a long-term preservation strategy, but designation also sends a powerful and immediate signal that validates feelings of...

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Recognizing Historic Sites That Remain Culturally Significant Today

Mount Taylor, a traditional cultural property in New Mexico. | Credit: Theresa Pasqual Preservation advocates regularly nominate properties of historic significance—structures, sites, or objects—to the National Register of Historic Places . However, in addition to historic significance,...

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Victory for Advocates in Guam

In November 2010 the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Guam Preservation Trust, and We Are Guåhan filed a major lawsuit against the U.S. Navy in federal court. The Complaint asserted that the Navy failed to comply with federal environmental law in its decision to locate a firing...