Notice of Inventory Completion: Kingman Museum, Incorporated, Battle Creek, MI, 20941 [E8-8292]

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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is responsible for notifying the Ak Chin Indian Community of the Maricopa (Ak Chin) Indian Reservation, Arizona; Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona; Hopi Tribe of Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation, Arizona; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico, & Utah; Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico; Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico; Pueblo of Cochiti, New Mexico; Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico; Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico; Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico; Pueblo of Nambe, New Mexico; Pueblo of Picuris, New Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico; Pueblo of San Felipe, New Mexico; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, New Mexico; Pueblo of Sandia, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Domingo, New Mexico; Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico; Pueblo of Tesuque, New Mexico; Pueblo of Zia, New Mexico; Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation, Arizona; Tohono O’odham Nation of Arizona; Ysleta del Sur Pueblo of Texas; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico that this notice has been published. Dated: March 10, 2008. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. E8–8291 Filed 4–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Apr 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: Kingman Museum, Incorporated, Battle Creek, MI National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: 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 Kingman Museum, Incorporated, Battle Creek, MI. The human remains were removed from Jemez Indian Reservation, Sandoval County, NM. 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. Prior to 2000, a detailed assessment of the human remains was made by Kingman Museum of Natural History professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico. The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs does not exert control over the human remains in this notice. On September 17, 2002, Calhoun County Probate Court transferred the public trust for Kingman Memorial Museum of Natural History from Battle Creek Public Schools to Kingman Museum, Incorporated, a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. In April of 2006, collection ownership was transferred from the Battle Creek Public Schools to Kingman Museum, Incorporated. At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one individual were removed from the Jemez Indian Reservation, NM. It is unknown how the human remains were obtained, as no catalog number was assigned by the Kingman Museum of Natural History. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Papers located with the human remains indicate they belong to the Pueblo of Jemez. The original box in which the human remains were stored is lost. The cultural affiliation of the human remains is based upon geographical location determined from the papers accompanying the human PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20941 remains. Based on museum records and geographical information, officials of the Kingman Museum, Incorporated reasonably believe that the human remains are Native American and culturally affiliated with the Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico. Officials of Kingman Museum, Incorporated have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9–10), the human remains described above represent the physical remains of a minimum of one individual of Native American ancestry. Officials of Kingman Museum, Incorporated 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 Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico. Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Katie Nelson, Collection Manager, Kingman Museum, Incorporated, 175 Limit Street, Battle Creek, MI 49037, telephone (269) 965– 5117, before May 19, 2008. Repatriation of the human remains to the Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. Kingman Museum, Incorporated is responsible for notifying the Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico that this notice has been published. Dated: March 5, 2008. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. E8–8292 Filed 4–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: Kingman Museum, Incorporated, Battle Creek, MI National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: 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 and associated funerary objects of the Kingman Museum, Incorporated, Battle Creek, MI. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from an island near Metlakatla, AK. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Notice of Inventory Completion: Kingman Museum, Incorporated, 
Battle Creek, MI

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 
Kingman Museum, Incorporated, Battle Creek, MI. The human remains were 
removed from Jemez Indian Reservation, Sandoval County, NM.
    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.
    Prior to 2000, a detailed assessment of the human remains was made 
by Kingman Museum of Natural History professional staff in consultation 
with representatives of the Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico. The U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs does not exert 
control over the human remains in this notice.
    On September 17, 2002, Calhoun County Probate Court transferred the 
public trust for Kingman Memorial Museum of Natural History from Battle 
Creek Public Schools to Kingman Museum, Incorporated, a private, 
nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. In April of 2006, 
collection ownership was transferred from the Battle Creek Public 
Schools to Kingman Museum, Incorporated.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were removed from the Jemez Indian Reservation, NM. It is 
unknown how the human remains were obtained, as no catalog number was 
assigned by the Kingman Museum of Natural History. No known individual 
was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    Papers located with the human remains indicate they belong to the 
Pueblo of Jemez. The original box in which the human remains were 
stored is lost. The cultural affiliation of the human remains is based 
upon geographical location determined from the papers accompanying the 
human remains. Based on museum records and geographical information, 
officials of the Kingman Museum, Incorporated reasonably believe that 
the human remains are Native American and culturally affiliated with 
the Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico.
    Officials of Kingman Museum, Incorporated have determined that, 
pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9-10), the human remains described above 
represent the physical remains of a minimum of one individual of Native 
American ancestry. Officials of Kingman Museum, Incorporated 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 Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico.
    Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to 
be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Katie 
Nelson, Collection Manager, Kingman Museum, Incorporated, 175 Limit 
Street, Battle Creek, MI 49037, telephone (269) 965-5117, before May 
19, 2008. Repatriation of the human remains to the Pueblo of Jemez, New 
Mexico may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come 
forward.
    Kingman Museum, Incorporated is responsible for notifying the 
Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico that this notice has been published.

    Dated: March 5, 2008.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. E8-8292 Filed 4-16-08; 8:45 am]
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