Notice of Inventory Completion: Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI, 39506 [2012-16209]

Download as PDF 39506 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 3, 2012 / Notices affiliated with the human remains ˜ should contact Dr. Sonia Manjon, Chief Diversity Officer, Wesleyan University, 237 High Street, Middletown, CT 06457, telephone (860) 685–3927, before August 2, 2012. Repatriation of the human remains to the Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. Wesleyan University is responsible for notifying the Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma; Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina; Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Oklahoma; Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: May 23, 2012. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2012–16205 Filed 7–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–10458; 2200–1100– 665] Notice of Inventory Completion: Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: The Bishop Museum has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Native Hawaiian Organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Native Hawaiian Organizations. Representatives of any Native Hawaiian Organization that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Bishop Museum. Repatriation of the human remains to the NHOs stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. SUMMARY: Representatives of any Native Hawaiian Organization that believes it has a cultural affiliation with the human remains should contact the Bishop Museum at the address below by August 2, 2012. ADDRESSES: Noa Dettweiler, General Counsel, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI 96817, telephone (808) 847–8216. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:27 Jul 02, 2012 Additional Requestors and Disposition Representatives of any Native Hawaiian Organization that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Noa Dettweiler, General Counsel, Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817, telephone (808) 847–8216, before August 2, 2012. Repatriation of the human remains to Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawaii Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. The Bishop Museum is responsible for notifying Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawaii Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs that this notice has been published. Consultation Dated: May 31, 2012. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Bishop Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the donor and the Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources. [FR Doc. 2012–16209 Filed 7–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR History and Description of the Remains DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 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 Bishop Museum. The human remains were removed from an unknown location in 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Jkt 226001 National Park Service Prior to 1920, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from an unknown location in Hawaii by unknown individuals. The Bishop Museum received the remains unsolicited via the U.S. Postal Service. The sender noted that they believed the skull to be that of a 19th century Hawaiian, discovered in a cave by two teen-aged boys and given to Dr. J. Gilbert McAllister in the 1920s. No information is available on which island the cave was located. Dr. McAllister was an archaeologist doing research at Bishop Museum during that time period, but it is unknown how the skull left his possession. The skull is missing the lower jaw bone. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–10467; 2200–1100– 665] Determinations Made by the Bishop Museum Officials of the Bishop Museum have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of one individual of Native Hawaiian ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native Hawaiian human remains and Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawaii Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Craig Ranger District, Craig, AK National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the USDA Tongass National Forest. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes it has a cultural affiliation with the human remains should contact the USDA Tongass National Forest at the address below by August 2, 2012. ADDRESSES: Forrest Cole, Supervisor, Tongass National Forest, 648 Mission Street Federal Building, Ketchikan, AK 99901–6591, telephone (907) 225–3101. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10458; 2200-1100-665]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bishop Museum has completed an inventory of human remains 
in consultation with the appropriate Native Hawaiian Organizations, and 
has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human 
remains and present-day Native Hawaiian Organizations. Representatives 
of any Native Hawaiian Organization that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Bishop 
Museum. Repatriation of the human remains to the NHOs stated below may 
occur if no additional claimants come forward.

DATES: Representatives of any Native Hawaiian Organization that 
believes it has a cultural affiliation with the human remains should 
contact the Bishop Museum at the address below by August 2, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Noa Dettweiler, General Counsel, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI 
96817, telephone (808) 847-8216.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Bishop Museum. The human remains were removed from an 
unknown location in 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.

Consultation

    A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Bishop 
Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the 
donor and the Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources.

History and Description of the Remains

    Prior to 1920, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from an unknown location in Hawaii by unknown 
individuals. The Bishop Museum received the remains unsolicited via the 
U.S. Postal Service. The sender noted that they believed the skull to 
be that of a 19th century Hawaiian, discovered in a cave by two teen-
aged boys and given to Dr. J. Gilbert McAllister in the 1920s. No 
information is available on which island the cave was located. Dr. 
McAllister was an archaeologist doing research at Bishop Museum during 
that time period, but it is unknown how the skull left his possession. 
The skull is missing the lower jaw bone. No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.

Determinations Made by the Bishop Museum

    Officials of the Bishop Museum have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of one individual of 
Native Hawaiian ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), there is a relationship of 
shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native 
Hawaiian human remains and Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawaii Nei and the 
Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Representatives of any Native Hawaiian Organization that believes 
itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should 
contact Noa Dettweiler, General Counsel, Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice 
Street, Honolulu, HI 96817, telephone (808) 847-8216, before August 2, 
2012. Repatriation of the human remains to Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O 
Hawaii Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs may proceed after that 
date if no additional claimants come forward.
    The Bishop Museum is responsible for notifying Hui Malama I Na 
Kupuna O Hawaii Nei and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs that this notice 
has been published.

    Dated: May 31, 2012.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2012-16209 Filed 7-2-12; 8:45 am]
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