Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office, Oak Ridge, TN, 68818-68819 [2012-27953]

Download as PDF 68818 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 222 / Friday, November 16, 2012 / Notices To ensure we are able to consider your comments, we must receive them on or before January 15, 2013. DATES: Please send your comments on the IC to Madonna L. Baucum, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service, 1201 I Street NW., MS 1242, Washington, DC 20005 (mail); or madonna_baucum@nps.gov (email). Please reference OMB Control Number ‘‘1024–0232, National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom’’ in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Miller, National Manager, National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program, National Park Service, Midwest Regional Office, 601 Riverfront Dr., Omaha, Nebraska 68102; via fax at (402) 661–1982; or via email at diane_miller@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract Public Law 105–23, National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1998, requires the establishment of a network justifiably associated with the Underground Railroad. The Network is designed to be a collection of sites, facilities, and programs, both governmental and nongovernmental, around the United States with a verifiable association with the historic Underground Railroad movement. The National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom application form is completed by Federal agencies, State Historic Preservation Offices, other State agencies, local governments, organizations, and individuals. We use the information collected to determine eligibility to become part of the Network. We are requesting a 3-year term of approval for this information collection activity. Respondents must verify associations and characteristics through descriptive texts that are the result of historical research. 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Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. III. Comments We invite comments concerning this information collection on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden to respondents, including use of automated information techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this IC. Before including your address, phone number, email 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 it will be done. Dated: November 6, 2012. Madonna L. Baucum, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2012–27829 Filed 11–15–12; 8:45 am] Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–11613; 2200–1100– 665] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office, Oak Ridge, TN National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary object, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and the associated funerary object and a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary object may contact the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary object 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 and associated funerary object should contact the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office at the address below by December 17, 2012. ADDRESSES: Katatra Vasquez, U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office, P.O. Box 2001, SE–32, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, telephone (865) 576–0835. 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 and associated funerary object in the possession of the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office. The human remains and associated funerary object were removed from Roane County, TN. 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 and associated funerary object. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. SUMMARY: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the U.S. BILLING CODE 4312–EH–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 222 / Friday, November 16, 2012 / Notices Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Cherokee Nation; Chickasaw Nation; Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; Eastern Band of Cherokee; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama); Quapaw Tribe of Indians; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains In July 1981, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from site 40RE86 in Roane County, TN, as a result of an archeological investigation. The site dates to the Mississippian period (specifically, the eastern Tennessee Dallas Phase, A.D. 1300 to 1600). Based on the associated pottery found at the site, the human remains date to about A.D. 1400. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object is a small shell tempered vessel. The Dallas Phase people of the Upper Tennessee Valley are not clearly identifiable as being culturally affiliated with a modern-day tribe. However, based on consultation and the totality of circumstances surrounding acquisition of the human remains and associated funerary object, the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office has determined by a reasonable belief that the human remains and associated funerary object are culturally affiliated with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office Officials of the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office 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 American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the one object described above is 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. • 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 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Additional Requestors and Disposition Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary object should VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:43 Nov 15, 2012 Jkt 229001 contact Katatra Vasquez, U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office, P.O. Box 2001, SE–32, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, telephone (865) 576–0835 before December 17, 2012. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary object to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office is responsible for notifying the Cherokee Nation; Chickasaw Nation; Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; Eastern Band of Cherokee; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama); Quapaw Tribe of Indians; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, that this notice has been published. Dated: October 25, 2012. David Tarler, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2012–27953 Filed 11–15–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–11493; 2200–1100– 665] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, Russellville, AR National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact the OzarkSt. Francis National Forests. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes 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 and associated funerary objects should contact the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests at the address below by December 17, 2012. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68819 Judith L. Henry, Forest Supervisor, USDA Forest Service, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, Russellville, AR 72801, telephone (479) 964–7202. 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 and associated funerary objects in the possession of the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from private land and donated to the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests by private collectors. 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 and associated funerary objects. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. ADDRESSES: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests professional staff in consultation with representatives of the AbsenteeShawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town; Caddo Nation of Oklahoma; Cherokee Nation; Chickasaw Nation; Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Jena Band of Choctaw Indians; Kialegee Tribal Town; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Quapaw Tribe of Indians; Shawnee Tribe; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; The Osage Nation (previously listed as the Osage Tribe); The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; Thlopthlocco Tribal Town; Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe; United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma; and the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains In 1970 and 1971, human remains representing, at minimum, 16 individuals were removed from site 3NW101, on private property, in Newton County, AR, by Thelma and Louis Gregoire of the AAS. In 1988, they donated their collection to the USDAForest Service. No known individuals were identified. The 74 associated funerary objects from identified burials include 25 ceramic vessels, 15 dart points, 19 knives, 2 blanks, 6 scrapers, E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11613; 2200-1100-665]


Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Energy Oak 
Ridge Office, Oak Ridge, TN

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office has completed 
an inventory of human remains and associated funerary object, in 
consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined 
that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and the 
associated funerary object and a present-day Indian tribe. 
Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary 
object may contact the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office. 
Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary object 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 and associated funerary 
object should contact the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office at 
the address below by December 17, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Katatra Vasquez, U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office, 
P.O. Box 2001, SE-32, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, telephone (865) 576-0835.

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 and 
associated funerary object in the possession of the U.S. Department of 
Energy Oak Ridge Office. The human remains and associated funerary 
object were removed from Roane County, TN.
    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 and associated funerary object. 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 U.S.

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Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office professional staff in 
consultation with representatives of the Cherokee Nation; Chickasaw 
Nation; Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; Eastern Band of Cherokee; Eastern 
Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as 
the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama); Quapaw Tribe of Indians; 
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; and the 
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.

History and Description of the Remains

    In July 1981, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from site 40RE86 in Roane County, TN, as a 
result of an archeological investigation. The site dates to the 
Mississippian period (specifically, the eastern Tennessee Dallas Phase, 
A.D. 1300 to 1600). Based on the associated pottery found at the site, 
the human remains date to about A.D. 1400. No known individuals were 
identified. The one associated funerary object is a small shell 
tempered vessel.
    The Dallas Phase people of the Upper Tennessee Valley are not 
clearly identifiable as being culturally affiliated with a modern-day 
tribe. However, based on consultation and the totality of circumstances 
surrounding acquisition of the human remains and associated funerary 
object, the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office has determined 
by a reasonable belief that the human remains and associated funerary 
object are culturally affiliated with the Eastern Band of Cherokee 
Indians.

Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office

    Officials of the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office 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 American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the one object described 
above is 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.
     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 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary 
object should contact Katatra Vasquez, U.S. Department of Energy Oak 
Ridge Office, P.O. Box 2001, SE-32, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, telephone 
(865) 576-0835 before December 17, 2012. Repatriation of the human 
remains and associated funerary object to the Eastern Band of Cherokee 
Indians may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come 
forward.
    The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office is responsible for 
notifying the Cherokee Nation; Chickasaw Nation; Choctaw Nation of 
Oklahoma; Eastern Band of Cherokee; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; 
Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as the Poarch Band of Creek 
Indians of Alabama); Quapaw Tribe of Indians; The Muscogee (Creek) 
Nation; The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; and the United Keetoowah Band 
of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, that this notice has been published.

    Dated: October 25, 2012.
David Tarler,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2012-27953 Filed 11-15-12; 8:45 am]
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