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Home arrowNews arrowOctober 10, 2011
ACHP Adopts Traditional Cultural Landscapes Plan

ACHP Fall Business Meeting, November 10, 2011The Native American Traditional Cultural Landscapes Action Plan emphasizes consultation early in project planning and identification of areas of cultural sensitivity as key steps to the protection of these important historic properties. ACHP staff will now begin to implement specific actions under the plan. If you have any comments or questions, please send an email to

Read the plan here
Read background on the issue here

Traditional Cultural Landscapes Forum Provides Action Plan

Theresa Pasqual and Kevin Cannell participate in the forumThe members of the ACHP participated in a forum to discuss the challenges in the identification and protection of cultural landscapes of religious and cultural significance to Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations at its August business meeting and the notes are now available.

The members heard presentations from Reid Nelson, ACHP; Stephanie Toothman, National Park Service; Theresa Pasqual, Pueblo of Acoma; Wašté Wiŋ Young, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Kevin Cannell, Bonneville Power Administration, Henry Cagey, Lummi Nation and Chairman of the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation; Leonard Forsman, Chairman, Suquamish Tribe; and Allyson Brooks, National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers. The presentation and the discussion that followed will serve as the first step in the ACHP’s formal consideration of how to more effectively address these kinds of historic properties in the Section 106 review process. If you would like to offer additional comments and suggestions on this topic, please send them to

Read the summary notes from the forum.

Updated on April 5, 2012

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