Training

The ACHP provides various training via classroom, webinars, and online on-demand available through the ACHP's E-Learning portal. 

Classroom Training
NHPA Consultation Framework: Section 106Albuquerque, NM: December 10, 2019 - This training has been developed for Indian tribes and their Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO), archaeologists, resource managers, and policy-level decision makers and focuses on applying the vocabulary and principles of Section 106 emphasizing the role Indian tribes have in the Section 106 process. 

Online On-demand Training
Early Coordination With Indian Tribes for Infrastructure Projects is a 90-minute online course for applicants for federal permits, licensing, or funding and federal permitting agencies and staff.

Native American Sacred Sites and the Federal Government is offered by the Departments of Defense, the Interior, Agriculture, and Energy and the ACHP to help non-tribal people better understand and appreciate Indian sacred sites.

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Guidance for Indian Tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations, and Federal Agencies

This guidance is intended to assist Indian tribe and Native Hawaiian organization (NHO) officials to participate more effectively in the Section 106 review process. Understanding federal agency responsibilities and the rights of Indian tribes and NHOs is of central importance in ensuring that you have the opportunity to voice your views. See the Section 106 review process for more information.

While tribal and Native Hawaiian organization participants may have varied and different issues and concerns in the Section 106 process, the following guidance documents address the most common issues brought to the attention of the ACHP ONAA staff.

Consultation with Indian Tribes

  • Consultation with Indian Tribes in the Section 106 Process: A Handbook {The handbook is being updated and will be available soon.}

Consultation with Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs)

 

Guidance for Indian Tribes and NHOs

  • Section 101(d)(5) Guidance for Indian Tribes This guidance is intended to guide Indian tribes in their decision-making processes regarding whether and how to enter into Section 101(d)(5) agreements with the ACHP and to provide insight into the ACHP’s interpretation of Section 101(d)(5).

     

    General Guidance

      • Traditional Cultural Landscapes in the Section 106 process This guidance advances the recognition and understanding within Section 106 reviews involving large scale historic properties which have included multiple, linked features that form a cohesive landscape of significance to a tribe or tribes or NHOs.

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Training and Guidance for Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian Organizations