Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ, 30427-30428 [2010-13057]

Download as PDF erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 104 / Tuesday, June 1, 2010 / Notices 2. As the BLM considers implementing decisions governed by the Approved Kemmerer RMP, the BLM will coordinate with Federal, state, and local agencies to ensure that the policies established by the Governor of Wyoming’s Executive Order on SageGrouse (E.O. 2008–2), including managing sage-grouse habitats in support of population objectives consistent with the Governor’s SageGrouse Core Population Area strategy, are considered and implemented, as appropriate. 3. The BLM will apply expanded sage-grouse restrictions when supported by site-specific environmental analysis. 4. The BLM will make use of statewide sage-grouse seasonal habitat models and sagebrush mapping as they are developed. 5. The BLM will provide for additional sage-grouse protections through a statewide oil and gas lease stipulation—Lease Notice No.3: ‘‘Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat: The lease may in part, or in total, contain important Greater sage-grouse habitats as identified by the BLM, either currently or prospectively. The operator may be required to implement specific measures to reduce impacts of oil and gas operations on the Greater sagegrouse populations and habitat quality. Such measures shall be developed during the Application for Permit to Drill (APD) on-site and environmental review process and will be consistent with the lease rights granted.’’ The Governor’s consistency review of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS identified a concern which prompted the BLM to clarify the definition of surfacedisturbing activity to maintain consistency with other BLM Wyoming Field Offices. The decisions identifying designated routes of travel and closures for motorized vehicles are implementation decisions and are appealable under 43 CFR part 4. These decisions are contained in Table 1–1 of the Approved RMP. Any party adversely affected by the proposed route identifications may appeal within 30 days of publication of this Notice of Availability pursuant to 43 CFR, part 4, subpart E. The appeal should state the specific route(s), as identified in Table 1–1 of the Approved RMP, on which the decision is being appealed. The appeal must be filed with the Kemmerer Field Manager at the above listed address. Please consult the appropriate regulations (43 CFR, part 4, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:41 May 28, 2010 Jkt 220001 subpart E) for further appeal requirements. Donald A. Simpson State Director. [FR Doc. 2010–12969 Filed 5–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: University of Idaho, Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology, Moscow, ID 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. 3005, of the intent to repatriate cultural items in the possession of the University of Idaho, Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology, Moscow, ID, that meet the definitions of ‘‘unassociated funerary objects’’ and ‘‘sacred object’’ 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. In 1963, five unassociated funerary objects were removed from the Whitebird Site, 10–IH–84. The five unassociated funerary objects are one square wood stick, one brass or copper button, one dentalium vulgare shell, one-end rounded cork, and one bone whistle. This site is located within the area ceded by the Nez Perce to the United States pursuant to the Nez Perce Treaty of June 9, 1863 (14 Stat. 647). The site is within the area recognized by a final judgment of the Indian Claims Commission as the aboriginal land of the Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho (18 Ind. Cl. Comm. 1, 1967). Finally, the site is a known Nez Perce burial site. Currently, the Whitebird Site is federally-owned and administered by the National Park Service; however, at the time of excavation, Harry Hagen owned this property. The objects were removed during the survey and subsequent construction of an alternate road (Route (F–41/3(13)). Although the site did not yield human remains at the time of the excavation, it was noted that the site had been ‘‘almost completely PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 30427 potted by amateurs,’’ (Idaho Archaeological Site Survey, recorded by Perry Silver, Idaho State Archaeological Society). In addition to being a funerary object, the bone whistle has been described as possibly sacred. Bone whistles are used in special ceremonies, and may have been buried with the person who owned it. Based on consultation evidence with the Nez Perce Tribe, the bone whistle has been determined to be a sacred object. Officials from the University of Idaho Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(B), the five cultural items 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 a death rite or ceremony and are believed, by a preponderance of the evidence, to have been removed from a burial site of Native American individuals. Officials of the University of Idaho, Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology also have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(C), the one cultural item described above is a specific ceremonial object needed by traditional Native American religious leaders for the practice of traditional Native American religions by their present-day adherents. Lastly, officials of the University of Idaho, Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology 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 sacred object and unassociated funerary objects and the Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho. Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the unassociated funerary objects and/or sacred object should contact Leah K. Evans-Janke, University of Idaho, Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology, Moscow, ID 83844– 1111, telephone (208) 885–3733, before July 1, 2010. Repatriation of the unassociated funerary objects and sacred object to the Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho, may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. The University of Idaho, Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology is responsible for notifying the Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho, that this notice has been published. Dated: May 5, 2010 Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2010–13062 Filed 5–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1 30428 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 104 / Tuesday, June 1, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 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 the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ. The human remains were removed from within the boundary of Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino and Mohave Counties, AZ. 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 superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park. A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by Grand Canyon National Park professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona; Hopi Tribe of Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Reservation, Arizona; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Arizona; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Nevada; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes) (formerly Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona; YavapaiApache Nation of the Camp Verde Indian Reservation, Arizona; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico. In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals were removed from the Grand Canyon Village area in Coconino County, AZ. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Between 1954 and 1955, human remains representing a minimum of two VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:41 May 28, 2010 Jkt 220001 individuals were removed from an unknown cave location in Coconino County, AZ. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Prior to 1958, human remains representing a minimum of one individual were removed from an unspecified location in Coconino or Mohave County, AZ. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1962, human remains representing a minimum of one individual were removed from a ledge south of Bright Angel Trail in Coconino County, AZ. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Prior to 1968, human remains representing a minimum of one individual were removed from an unspecified location in Coconino or Mohave County, AZ. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals were removed from an unspecified location in Coconino or Mohave County, AZ. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Due to a lack of contextual information and evidence to support a precise cultural affiliation determination, the Native American human remains described above are determined to be ‘‘culturally unidentifiable’’ under NAGPRA. Officials of Grand Canyon National Park have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described above represent the physical remains of nine individuals of Native American ancestry. Lastly, officials of Grand Canyon National Park have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), a relationship of shared group identity cannot reasonably be traced between the Native American human remains and any present-day Indian tribe. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee) is responsible for recommending specific actions for disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains. In July 2009, Grand Canyon National Park requested that the Review Committee recommend disposition of the nine culturally unidentifiable human remains to the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona, because the human remains were found within the tribe’s aboriginal and historical territory. The Review Committee considered the proposal at its October 30–31, 2009, meeting and PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 recommended disposition of the human remains to the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona. A March 4, 2010, letter from the Designated Federal Officer, writing on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior, transmitted the authorization for the park to effect disposition of the physical remains of the culturally unidentifiable individuals to the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona, contingent on the publication of a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register. This notice fulfills that requirement. Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Stephen P. Martin, Superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park, P.O. Box 129, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023, telephone (928) 638–7945, before July 1, 2010. Disposition of the human remains to the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona, may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. Grand Canyon National Park is responsible for notifying the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona; Hopi Tribe of Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Reservation, Arizona; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Arizona; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Nevada; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes); San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona; YavapaiApache Nation of the Camp Verde Indian Reservation, Arizona; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, that this notice has been published. Dated: May 5, 2010 Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, 
National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ

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 
U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon 
National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ. The human remains were removed from 
within the boundary of Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino and Mohave 
Counties, AZ.
    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 
superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park.
    A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by Grand Canyon 
National Park professional staff in consultation with representatives 
of the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona; Hopi 
Tribe of Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Reservation, 
Arizona; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian 
Reservation, Arizona; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las 
Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa 
River Indian Reservation, Nevada; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & 
Utah; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band 
of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, 
and Shivwits Band of Paiutes) (formerly Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah 
(Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of 
Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); 
San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona; Yavapai-Apache Nation of the 
Camp Verde Indian Reservation, Arizona; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni 
Reservation, New Mexico.
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were removed from the Grand Canyon Village area in Coconino County, AZ. 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present.
    Between 1954 and 1955, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were removed from an unknown cave location in Coconino 
County, AZ. No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    Prior to 1958, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were removed from an unspecified location in Coconino or 
Mohave County, AZ. No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    In 1962, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were removed from a ledge south of Bright Angel Trail in Coconino 
County, AZ. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    Prior to 1968, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were removed from an unspecified location in Coconino or 
Mohave County, AZ. No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were removed from an unspecified location in Coconino or 
Mohave County, AZ. No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    Due to a lack of contextual information and evidence to support a 
precise cultural affiliation determination, the Native American human 
remains described above are determined to be ``culturally 
unidentifiable'' under NAGPRA.
    Officials of Grand Canyon National Park have determined that, 
pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described above 
represent the physical remains of nine individuals of Native American 
ancestry. Lastly, officials of Grand Canyon National Park have 
determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), a relationship of 
shared group identity cannot reasonably be traced between the Native 
American human remains and any present-day Indian tribe.
    The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee (Review Committee) is responsible for recommending specific 
actions for disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains. In 
July 2009, Grand Canyon National Park requested that the Review 
Committee recommend disposition of the nine culturally unidentifiable 
human remains to the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, 
Arizona, because the human remains were found within the tribe's 
aboriginal and historical territory. The Review Committee considered 
the proposal at its October 30-31, 2009, meeting and recommended 
disposition of the human remains to the Havasupai Tribe of the 
Havasupai Reservation, Arizona.
    A March 4, 2010, letter from the Designated Federal Officer, 
writing on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior, transmitted the 
authorization for the park to effect disposition of the physical 
remains of the culturally unidentifiable individuals to the Havasupai 
Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona, contingent on the 
publication of a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal 
Register. This notice fulfills that requirement.
    Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to 
be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Stephen 
P. Martin, Superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park, P.O. Box 129, 
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023, telephone (928) 638-7945, before July 1, 2010. 
Disposition of the human remains to the Havasupai Tribe of the 
Havasupai Reservation, Arizona, may proceed after that date if no 
additional claimants come forward.
    Grand Canyon National Park is responsible for notifying the 
Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona; Hopi Tribe of 
Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Reservation, Arizona; 
Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, 
Arizona; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian 
Colony, Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian 
Reservation, Nevada; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah; Paiute 
Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, 
Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits 
Band of Paiutes); San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona; Yavapai-
Apache Nation of the Camp Verde Indian Reservation, Arizona; and Zuni 
Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, that this notice has been 
published.

    Dated: May 5, 2010
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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