Notice of Inventory Completion: Kitsap County Coroner's Office, Port Orchard, WA, 49946-49947 [05-16879]

Download as PDF 49946 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 164 / Thursday, August 25, 2005 / Notices may contact Kevin Brandt, Superintendent, C&O Canal National Historic Park, 1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740. Minutes of the meeting will be available for public inspection six weeks after the meeting at park headquarters, Hagerstown, Maryland. Dated: August 4, 2005. Joanne M. Hanley, Superintendent, Flight 93 National Memorial. [FR Doc. 05–16875 Filed 8–24–05; 8:45 am] National Park Service BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: July 21, 2005. Robert Hartman, Superintendent, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. [FR Doc. 05–16878 Filed 8–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–M AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. superintendent at least seven days prior to the meeting. Further information concerning the meeting may be obtained from the Superintendent, Cape Cod National Seashore, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667. Dated: July 26, 2005. Sue Moynihan, Acting Superintendent. [FR Doc. 05–16876 Filed 8–24–05; 8:45 am] National Park Service Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Advisory Commission; Notice of Public Meeting DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Advisory Commission will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2005, Rockwood Manor, Brooke Hall, Potomac, Maryland The Commission was established by Public Law 91–664 to meet and consult with the Secretary of the Interior on general policies and specific matters related to the administration and development of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. The members of the Commission are as follows: Mrs. Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld, Chairman Mr. Charles J. Weir Mr. Barry A. Passett Mr. Terry W. Hepburn Ms. Elise B. Heinz Ms. JoAnn M. Spevacek Mrs. Mary E. Woodward Mrs. Donna Printz Mrs. Ferial S. Bishop Ms. Nancy C. Long Mrs. Jo Reynolds Dr. James H. Gilford Ms. Sue Ann Sullivan Brother James Kirkpatrick Topics that will be presented during the meeting include: 1. Update on park planning and design projects 2. Update on major construction/ development projects 3. Update on partnership projects 4. Review draft Environmental Assessment for Georgetown Boathouse proposal The meeting will be open to the public. Any member of the public may file with the Commission a written statement concerning the matters to be discussed. Persons wishing further information concerning this meeting, or who wish to submit written Statements, Flight 93 National Memorial Advisory Commission VerDate jul<14>2003 15:58 Aug 24, 2005 Jkt 205001 National Park Service AGENCY: National Park Service. ACTION: Notice of September 7, 2005 meeting. SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the date of the September 7, 2005 meeting of the Flight 93 Advisory Commission. DATES: The public meeting of the Advisory Commission will be held on September 7, 2005 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Location: The meeting will be held in the Hall of Flags at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building, 1615 H Street, NW., Washington, DC 20062–2000. Agenda: The September 7, 2005 meeting will consist of: (1) Opening of Meeting and Pledge of Allegiance. (2) Review and Approval of Minutes from July 25, 2005. (3) Reports from the Flight 93 Memorial Task Force design Oversight Committee on the Recommendation of a Final Design for the permanent memorial for Flight 93. (4) Old Business/New Business. (5) Public Comments. (6) Closing Remarks. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joanne M. Hanley, Superintendent, Flight 93 National Memorial, 109 West Main Street, Somerset, PA 15501, (814) 443–4557. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public. Any member of the public may file with the Commission a written statement concerning agenda items. The statement should be addressed to the Flight 93 Advisory Commission, 109 West Main Street, Somerset, PA 15501. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4310–70–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Inventory Completion: Kitsap County Coroner’s Office, Port Orchard, WA Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the completion of an inventory of human remains in the possession of the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office, Port Orchard, WA. The human remains are believed to have been removed from Bremerton, Kitsap County, WA. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the Native American human remains. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington. Prior to 1998, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals were removed from an unknown site in Bremerton, Kitsap County, WA. There is limited information regarding the circumstances surrounding the removal of the human remains. The human remains are believed to have been removed from private residential property in Bremerton, however, research of archived records reveals no documentation detailing the event. The property owner allegedly brought the human remains to the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office where they have since been housed. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The human remains have been determined to be Native American based on morphology. The geographical area from which the remains are presumed to have been removed indicates affiliation with the Suquamish E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 164 / Thursday, August 25, 2005 / Notices Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington. Historical evidence presented during consultation supports this determination. Officials of the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human remains listed above represent the physical remains of a minimum of two individuals of Native American ancestry. Officials of the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office also have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and the Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington. Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Louise Hall, Chief Deputy Coroner, Kitsap County Coroner’s Office, 714 Division Street MS–17, Port Orchard, WA 98366, telephone (360) 337–5603, before September 26, 2005. Repatriation of the human remains to the Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. Kitsap County Coroner’s Office is responsible for notifying the Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington that this notice has been published. Dated: July 22, 2005. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 05–16879 Filed 8–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science, Baton Rouge, LA; Correction AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; correction. Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 43 CFR 10.8 (f), that, upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science, Baton Rouge, LA, rescinds the notice of inventory completion published in the Federal Register of December 13, 2000 (FR Doc 00–31659, 77908) because the Louisiana State University Museum of VerDate jul<14>2003 15:58 Aug 24, 2005 Jkt 205001 Natural Science has determined that the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division, Jackson, MS, has legal control of the human remains and associated funerary objects from the Fatherland site (22AD001), Adams County, MS. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003 (d) (3). The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. The December 13, 2000, notice identified the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science as having possession of human remains and associated funerary objects from the Fatherland site (22AD001), Adams County, MS. Following publication of the notice, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division submitted additional documentation regarding control of the aforementioned items to the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science. Upon evaluation of the new documentation, Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science reconsidered its control of the human remains and associated funerary objects from the Fatherland site (22AD001) and transferred possession to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division in March 2005. The human remains and associated funerary objects are now in the possession and control of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division, as the museum in control of the human remains and associated funerary objects, is responsible for determining cultural affiliation of the human remains and associated funerary objects from the Fatherland site (22AD001). The Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division will consult and notify the proper groups once cultural affiliation is determined. Representatives of any tribal government who wish to comment on this notice should address their comments to Pamela D. Edwards, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division, P.O. Box 571, Jackson, MS 39205, telephone (601) 576–6940. Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science is responsible for PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49947 notifying the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana that this notice has been published. Dated: July 22, 2005. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 05–16884 Filed 8–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division, Jackson, MS AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3005, of the intent to repatriate cultural items in the possession of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division, Jackson, MS, that meet the definition of ‘‘unassociated funerary objects’’ under 25 U.S.C. 3001. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the cultural items. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. An assessment of the cultural items was made by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma. In the summer of 1937, one cultural item was removed from the McCullough site (MLe11), Lee County, MS, along a ridgetop south of Kings Creek, by Moreau Chambers, an archeologist with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division as part of an ongoing survey and legally authorized excavation. The excavation and survey were undertaken to study Chickasaw culture in Lee County, MS, and to find the location of the Battle of Ackia, as part of the process for establishing Ackia Battleground National Monument. The one cultural item, a shell gorget, was found in association with Native American human remains. E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 164 (Thursday, August 25, 2005)]
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[FR Doc No: 05-16879]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Notice of Inventory Completion: Kitsap County Coroner's Office, 
Port Orchard, WA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves 
Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the 
completion of an inventory of human remains in the possession of the 
Kitsap County Coroner's Office, Port Orchard, WA. The human remains are 
believed to have been removed from Bremerton, Kitsap County, WA.
    This notice is published as part of the National Park Service's 
administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). 
The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the 
museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the Native 
American human remains. The National Park Service is not responsible 
for the determinations in this notice.
    A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Kitsap 
County Coroner's Office professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison 
Reservation, Washington.
    Prior to 1998, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were removed from an unknown site in Bremerton, Kitsap 
County, WA. There is limited information regarding the circumstances 
surrounding the removal of the human remains. The human remains are 
believed to have been removed from private residential property in 
Bremerton, however, research of archived records reveals no 
documentation detailing the event. The property owner allegedly brought 
the human remains to the Kitsap County Coroner's Office where they have 
since been housed. No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been determined to be Native American based 
on morphology. The geographical area from which the remains are 
presumed to have been removed indicates affiliation with the Suquamish

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Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington. Historical 
evidence presented during consultation supports this determination.
    Officials of the Kitsap County Coroner's Office have determined 
that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9-10), the human remains listed above 
represent the physical remains of a minimum of two individuals of 
Native American ancestry. Officials of the Kitsap County Coroner's 
Office also have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there 
is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably 
traced between the Native American human remains and the Suquamish 
Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington.
    Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to 
be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Louise 
Hall, Chief Deputy Coroner, Kitsap County Coroner's Office, 714 
Division Street MS-17, Port Orchard, WA 98366, telephone (360) 337-
5603, before September 26, 2005. Repatriation of the human remains to 
the Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington 
may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward.
    Kitsap County Coroner's Office is responsible for notifying the 
Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington that 
this notice has been published.

    Dated: July 22, 2005.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 05-16879 Filed 8-24-05; 8:45 am]
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