Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting 2253-665, 70028-70029 [2010-28742]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 70028 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 16, 2010 / Notices Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; OtoeMissouria Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Officials of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have determined, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), that the human remains described above represent the physical remains of three individuals of Native American ancestry. Lastly, officials of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have determined, pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), that the disposition of the human remains is to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas; Match-e-benash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; OtoeMissouria Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Representatives of any Indian Tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains or any other Indian Tribe that believes it satisfies the criteria in 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1) should contact Dr. Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205, telephone (303) 370–6378 before December 16, 2010. Disposition of the human remains to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:33 Nov 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 Kansas and Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas; Match-e-benash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; OtoeMissouria Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, may proceed after that date if no additional requestors come forward. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is responsible for notifying the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas; Match-e-benash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Osage Nation, Oklahoma; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; and Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, that this notice has been published. Dated: November 5, 2010. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2010–28743 Filed 11–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting 2253–665 National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Review Committee will meet on June 21–22, 2011, in Syracuse, NY, at the Grant Auditorium of the Syracuse University College of Law. The College of Law is located on the campus of Syracuse University, and is sited below the intersection of Irving and East Raynor Streets and next to the Carrier Dome. The agenda for this meeting will include discussion and adoption of the draft Review Committee Report to the Congress for 2010; discussion of the scope of the Review Committee Report to the Congress for 2011; National NAGPRA Program reports; and the selection of dates and sites for the spring 2012 and fall 2012 meetings. In addition, the agenda may include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in order to effect the agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable; presentations by Indian Tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public; requests to the Review Committee, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items; and the hearing of disputes among parties convened by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4). The agenda for this meeting will be posted on or before May 30, 2011, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. The Review Committee is soliciting presentations by Indian Tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on the progress made, and any barriers encountered, in implementing NAGPRA. The Review Committee also will consider other presentations by Indian Tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public. A presentation request must, at minimum, include an abstract of the presentation E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 16, 2010 / Notices and contact information for the presenter(s). Presentation requests must be received by March 31, 2011. The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in order to effect the agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable (CUI). A CUI disposition request must include the appropriate, completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and download the appropriate form—either the form for CUI with a ‘‘Tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience or the form for CUI without a ‘‘Tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience—go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra, and then click on ‘‘Request for CUI Disposition Form.’’ CUI disposition requests must be received by March 24, 2011. The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items, where consensus among affected parties is unclear or uncertain. A request for findings of fact must include the completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and download the form, go to http:// www.nps.gov/nagpra, and then click on ‘‘Request for Findings of Fact (Not a Dispute) Form.’’ Requests for findings of fact must be received by February 21, 2011. The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4), to convene parties and facilitate a dispute, where consensus clearly has not been reached among affected parties regarding the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items. A request to convene parties and facilitate a dispute must include the completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and download the form, go to http://www.nps.gov/ nagpra, and then click on ‘‘Request to Convene Parties and Facilitate a Dispute Form.’’ Requests for findings of fact must be received by February 14, 2011. A submission of 10 pages or less may be made in one of two ways: 1. Electronically (preferred). Electronic submissions are to be sent to: David_Tarler@nps.gov. 2. By mail. Mailed submissions are to be sent to: Designated Federal Officer, VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:33 Nov 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 NAGPRA Review Committee, National Park Service, National NAGPRA Program, 1201 Eye Street, NW., 8th Floor (2253), Washington, DC 20005. A submission of more than 10 pages may be made in one of two ways: 1. By mail, on a single compact disc (preferred). 2. By mail, in hard copy, with 14 copies of the submission. Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web site, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. For the Review Committee’s meeting procedures, click on ‘‘Review Committee,’’ then click on ‘‘Procedures.’’ Meeting minutes may be accessed by going to the Web site; then clicking on ‘‘Review Committee;’’ and then clicking on ‘‘Meeting Minutes.’’ Approximately fourteen weeks after each Review Committee meeting, the meeting transcript is posted for a limited time on the National NAGPRA Program Web site. The Review Committee was established in Section 8 of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3006. Review Committee members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. The Review Committee is responsible for monitoring the NAGPRA inventory and identification process; reviewing and making findings related to the identity or cultural affiliation of cultural items, or the return of such items; facilitating the resolution of disputes; compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human remains that are in the possession or control of each Federal agency and museum, and recommending specific actions for developing a process for disposition of such human remains; consulting with Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations and museums on matters affecting such Tribes or organizations lying within the scope of work of the Committee; consulting with the Secretary of the Interior on the development of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making recommendations regarding future care of repatriated cultural items. The Review Committee’s work is carried out during the course of meetings that are open to the public. Public Comment (Standard) Language Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70029 While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: November 5, 2010. David Tarler, Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–28742 Filed 11–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [L.LLIDT02000.L12200000.MA0000.252Z.00] Notice of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area in Cassia County, ID Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Temporary Closure. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a temporary closure prohibiting climbing of all types, overnight camping, and the construction of new trails is in effect on public lands within the Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area that are administered by the Burley Field Office, Bureau of Land Management. DATES: This closure will be in effect from the date of publication of this notice and shall remain effective for 24 months from the date this notice is published in the Federal Register, or until a decision on management of this area is reached in a Land Use Plan Revision for the Burley Field Office, whichever is earlier. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Courtney, Field Manager, Burley Field Office, 15 East 200 South, Burley, Idaho 83318. Telephone (208) 677–6641. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individuals during normal business hours. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee: Meeting 2253-665

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a meeting of the Native 
American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review 
Committee). The Review Committee will meet on June 21-22, 2011, in 
Syracuse, NY, at the Grant Auditorium of the Syracuse University 
College of Law. The College of Law is located on the campus of Syracuse 
University, and is sited below the intersection of Irving and East 
Raynor Streets and next to the Carrier Dome.
    The agenda for this meeting will include discussion and adoption of 
the draft Review Committee Report to the Congress for 2010; discussion 
of the scope of the Review Committee Report to the Congress for 2011; 
National NAGPRA Program reports; and the selection of dates and sites 
for the spring 2012 and fall 2012 meetings. In addition, the agenda may 
include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the 
Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in order to effect the 
agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined to 
be culturally unidentifiable; presentations by Indian Tribes, Native 
Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and the public; 
requests to the Review Committee, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(3), 
for review and findings of fact related to the identity or cultural 
affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of 
such items; and the hearing of disputes among parties convened by the 
Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006 (c)(4). The agenda for this 
meeting will be posted on or before May 30, 2011, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra.
    The Review Committee is soliciting presentations by Indian Tribes, 
Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on the 
progress made, and any barriers encountered, in implementing NAGPRA. 
The Review Committee also will consider other presentations by Indian 
Tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and 
the public. A presentation request must, at minimum, include an 
abstract of the presentation

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and contact information for the presenter(s). Presentation requests 
must be received by March 31, 2011.
    The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to 
the Secretary of the Interior, as required by law, in order to effect 
the agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined 
to be culturally unidentifiable (CUI). A CUI disposition request must 
include the appropriate, completed form posted on the National NAGPRA 
Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary materials noted on 
the form. To access and download the appropriate form--either the form 
for CUI with a ``Tribal land'' or ``aboriginal land'' provenience or 
the form for CUI without a ``Tribal land'' or ``aboriginal land'' 
provenience--go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra, and then click on 
``Request for CUI Disposition Form.'' CUI disposition requests must be 
received by March 24, 2011.
    The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3006 (c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or 
cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the 
return of such items, where consensus among affected parties is unclear 
or uncertain. A request for findings of fact must include the completed 
form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, 
the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and download the 
form, go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra, and then click on ``Request for 
Findings of Fact (Not a Dispute) Form.'' Requests for findings of fact 
must be received by February 21, 2011.
    The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3006 (c)(4), to convene parties and facilitate a dispute, where 
consensus clearly has not been reached among affected parties regarding 
the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural 
items, or the return of such items. A request to convene parties and 
facilitate a dispute must include the completed form posted on the 
National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary 
materials noted on the form. To access and download the form, go to 
http://www.nps.gov/nagpra, and then click on ``Request to Convene 
Parties and Facilitate a Dispute Form.'' Requests for findings of fact 
must be received by February 14, 2011.
    A submission of 10 pages or less may be made in one of two ways:
    1. Electronically (preferred). Electronic submissions are to be 
sent to: David_Tarler@nps.gov.
    2. By mail. Mailed submissions are to be sent to: Designated 
Federal Officer, NAGPRA Review Committee, National Park Service, 
National NAGPRA Program, 1201 Eye Street, NW., 8th Floor (2253), 
Washington, DC 20005.
    A submission of more than 10 pages may be made in one of two ways:
    1. By mail, on a single compact disc (preferred).
    2. By mail, in hard copy, with 14 copies of the submission.
    Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review 
Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web 
site, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. For the Review Committee's meeting 
procedures, click on ``Review Committee,'' then click on 
``Procedures.'' Meeting minutes may be accessed by going to the Web 
site; then clicking on ``Review Committee;'' and then clicking on 
``Meeting Minutes.'' Approximately fourteen weeks after each Review 
Committee meeting, the meeting transcript is posted for a limited time 
on the National NAGPRA Program Web site.
    The Review Committee was established in Section 8 of the Native 
American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 
U.S.C. 3006. Review Committee members are appointed by the Secretary of 
the Interior. The Review Committee is responsible for monitoring the 
NAGPRA inventory and identification process; reviewing and making 
findings related to the identity or cultural affiliation of cultural 
items, or the return of such items; facilitating the resolution of 
disputes; compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human 
remains that are in the possession or control of each Federal agency 
and museum, and recommending specific actions for developing a process 
for disposition of such human remains; consulting with Indian Tribes 
and Native Hawaiian organizations and museums on matters affecting such 
Tribes or organizations lying within the scope of work of the 
Committee; consulting with the Secretary of the Interior on the 
development of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making 
recommendations regarding future care of repatriated cultural items. 
The Review Committee's work is carried out during the course of 
meetings that are open to the public.

Public Comment (Standard) Language

    Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

    Dated: November 5, 2010.
David Tarler,
Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and 
Repatriation Review Committee.
[FR Doc. 2010-28742 Filed 11-15-10; 8:45 am]
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