Notice of Inventory Completion: Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 21399-21400 [E9-10597]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 87 / Thursday, May 7, 2009 / Notices descendant communities from the Native people that jointly used the Columbia River 1,200 years ago are members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Washington and Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Washington. Officials of the Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office and the Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University 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 three individuals of Native American ancestry. Officials of the Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office and the Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University also have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the 109 objects described above are reasonably believed to have been placed with or near individual human remains at the time of death or later as part of the death rite or ceremony. Lastly, officials of the Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office 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 associated funerary objects and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Washington and Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Washington. Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects should contact Richard Bailey, District Archaeologist, Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office, 1103 N. Fancher Road, Spokane, WA 99212–1275, telephone (509) 536–1217, before June 8, 2009. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Washington and Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Washington may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. The Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office is responsible for notifying the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Washington and Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Washington that this notice has been published. Dated: April 3, 2009. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. E9–10538 Filed 5–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:03 May 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA 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 and control of Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA. The human remains were removed from the Island of Hawaii, HI. 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 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, Oahu Island Burial Council, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of six individuals were removed from the Island of Hawaii, HI, by J.W. Whitney. The human remains were purchased by the Harvard Dental School Faculty for the Harvard Dental School Museum in 1893. Between 1936 and 1968, the human remains were transferred to the Warren Anatomical Museum. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Osteological characteristics indicate that the human remains are Native American. Museum documentation states that these individuals were recovered from ‘‘lava caves’’ on the Island of Hawaii. Anthropological and historic information indicates that cave interments are consistent with traditional Native Hawaiian mortuary practices. In addition, archeological and historic documentation combined with oral traditions support that the human remains are from an area considered to be part of the aboriginal homelands of ancestral Native Hawaiians. Present-day groups that represent Native Hawaiians PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21399 for the Island of Hawaii are the Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Officials of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human remains described above represent the physical remains of six individuals of Native American ancestry. Officials of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum 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 Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Representatives of any other Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian Organization that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Patricia Capone, Repatriation Coordinator, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496–3702, before June 8, 2009. Repatriation of the human remains to the Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum are responsible for notifying the Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, Oahu Island Burial Council, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs that this notice has been published. Dated: April 28, 2009. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. E9–10594 Filed 5–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA 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 E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 21400 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 87 / Thursday, May 7, 2009 / Notices remains in the possession and control of Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA. The human remains were removed from an unknown locality in the State of Hawaii. 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 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, Oahu Island Burial Council, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one individual were removed from an unknown location in the State of Hawaii by D.H. Steadman. The human remains were presented to the Anatomical Museum of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement on an unknown date before 1847. The Anatomical Museum of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement transferred its collection to the Warren Anatomical Museum in 1871. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Osteological characteristics indicate that the human remains are Native American. Museum documentation state that the human remains were recovered from the ‘‘Sandwich Islands.’’ ‘‘Sandwich Islands’’ is an antiquated term used to describe the islands of Hawaii. Archeological and historic documentation combined with oral traditions support that the human remains are from an area considered to be part of the aboriginal homelands of ancestral Native Hawaiians. Present-day groups that represent Native Hawaiians for the State of Hawaii are Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Officials of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human remains described above represent the physical remains of one individual of Native American ancestry. Officials of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum also have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a relationship of VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:03 May 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Representatives of any other Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian Organization that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Patricia Capone, Repatriation Coordinator, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496–3702, before June 8, 2009. Repatriation of the human remains to Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum are responsible for notifying the Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, Oahu Island Burial Council, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs that this notice has been published. Dated: April 28, 2009. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 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Interested entities are cautioned that delayed delivery to this office due to failures or misunderstandings of the entity and/or of mail, overnight, or courier services will not excuse lateness and, accordingly, are advised to provide sufficient time for delivery. Late proposals will not be considered. ADDRESSES: Written proposals and seven copies should be sent to Mr. George Gliko, Lease of Power Privilege Coordinator (GP–2200), Bureau of Reclamation, Great Plains Regional Office (GP–2200), P.O. Box 36900, Billings, MT 59107–6900. Information related to Western’s purchasing and/or marketing the power may be obtained at Western Area Power Administration, Rocky Mountain Region, Attn: Dave Neumayer, Power Marketing Manager, 5555 East Crossroads Blvd., Loveland, Colorado 80538, Telephone: (970) 461–7322. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 87 (Thursday, May 7, 2009)]
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[FR Doc No: E9-10597]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Notice of Inventory Completion: Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard 
University, Boston, MA

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

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remains in the possession and control of Warren Anatomical Museum, 
Harvard University, Boston, MA. The human remains were removed from an 
unknown locality in the State of Hawaii.
    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 Peabody 
Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum 
professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Hawaii 
Island Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai'i Nei, Oahu 
Island Burial Council, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were removed from an unknown location in the State of Hawaii 
by D.H. Steadman. The human remains were presented to the Anatomical 
Museum of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement on an unknown date 
before 1847. The Anatomical Museum of the Boston Society for Medical 
Improvement transferred its collection to the Warren Anatomical Museum 
in 1871. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    Osteological characteristics indicate that the human remains are 
Native American. Museum documentation state that the human remains were 
recovered from the ``Sandwich Islands.'' ``Sandwich Islands'' is an 
antiquated term used to describe the islands of Hawaii. Archeological 
and historic documentation combined with oral traditions support that 
the human remains are from an area considered to be part of the 
aboriginal homelands of ancestral Native Hawaiians. Present-day groups 
that represent Native Hawaiians for the State of Hawaii are Hui Malama 
I Na Kupuna O Hawai'i Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
    Officials of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and 
Warren Anatomical Museum have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3001 (9-10), the human remains described above represent the physical 
remains of one individual of Native American ancestry. Officials of the 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical 
Museum 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 Hui Malama I Na 
Kupuna O Hawai'i Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
    Representatives of any other Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian 
Organization that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the 
human remains should contact Patricia Capone, Repatriation Coordinator, 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 
Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496-3702, before 
June 8, 2009. Repatriation of the human remains to Hui Malama I Na 
Kupuna O Hawai'i Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs may proceed 
after that date if no additional claimants come forward.
    The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren 
Anatomical Museum are responsible for notifying the Hawaii Island 
Burial Council, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai'i Nei, Oahu Island 
Burial Council, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs that this notice has 
been published.

    Dated: April 28, 2009.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. E9-10597 Filed 5-6-09; 8:45 am]
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