Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 59955-59956 [2013-23817]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 189 / Monday, September 30, 2013 / Notices of human remains under the control of the Michigan State Police; Mount Pleasant, MI. The human remains were removed from Montcalm County, MI. 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 Michigan State Police professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains On April 4, 1999, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the northwest corner of Section 14, near Kohler Road and M–46 Highway, in Montcalm County, MI. The remains were located during an excavation at a located on private property. The remains were buried approximately four feet under the surface of the ground. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The Michigan State University Anthropology Lab determined that the remains are those of a ‘‘Pre-modern Native American’’ male between the age of 30 and 50 years old. The location the remains were found is near the current location of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. Based on geographic location and consultation, the remains are most likely the remains of a member of that tribe. Determinations Made by the Michigan State Police, Mount Pleasant Post Officials of the Michigan State Police, Mount Pleasant Post 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(2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. Additional Requestors and Disposition Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Sep 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 of these human remains should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Detective Sergeant Gary Green; Michigan State Police, Mount Pleasant Post, 3580 S. Isabella Road, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858; telephone (989) 773–5951; email GreenG1@Michigan.gov, by October 30, 2013. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan may proceed. The Michigan State Police is responsible for notifying the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan that this notice has been published. Dated: August 28, 2013. Melanie O’Brien, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2013–23814 Filed 9–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–13881; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), has corrected an inventory of human remains published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on July 30, 2013. This notice removes one paragraph for human remains incorrectly identified as being removed from Careless Bay, WA. ADDRESSES: Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849, email plape@uw.edu. 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 correction of an inventory of human remains under the control of the Burke Museum. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59955 Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. This notice removes a paragraph from a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register (78 FR 45958–45959, July 30, 2013). The location from which the human remains were removed was incorrectly identified as Careless Bay, WA. These human remains will be the subject of a subsequent notice, correcting the location and the cultural affiliation of these human remains. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. Correction In the Federal Register (78 FR 45958– 45960, July 30, 2013), paragraph 12 is removed in its entirety. In the Federal Register (78 FR 45958– 45960, July 30, 2013), paragraph 19, is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of six individuals of Native American ancestry. The Burke Museum is responsible for notifying the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians of Washington (previously listed as Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington); Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation of Washington; and the Tulalip Tribes of Washington (previously listed as the Tulalip Tribes of the Tulalip Reservation, Washington) that this notice has been published. Dated: August 20, 2013. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2013–23813 Filed 9–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–13940; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 59956 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 189 / Monday, September 30, 2013 / Notices and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Burke Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Burke Museum at the address in this notice by October 30, 2013. DATES: Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849, email plape@uw.edu. ADDRESSES: 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 under the control of the Burke Museum, Seattle, WA. The human remains were removed from Nome, AK. 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: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Burke Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the King Island Native Community, Native Village of Council, and the Nome Eskimo Community. The Burke Museum also consulted with the following Native Alaska Corporations: Bering Straits Native Corporation, Council Native Corporation, King Island Native Corporation, and the Sitnasauk Native Corporation. All of the tribes and corporations listed in this section are hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes and Corporations.’’ VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Sep 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 History and Description of the Remains DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR At an unknown date, most likely between 1914 and 1922, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Nome Beach, AK, by C.J. Albrecht. The human remains were found in collections at the Burke Museum in 1973 (Burke Accn. #1973–58). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The human remains have been determined to be Native American based on anthropological evidence. The present-day Nome Eskimo Community is related to the aboriginal Native Inupiat archeological village sites documented in the Nome area. These archaeological sites date between 1000 and 1700 A.D., and confirm that these Native populations have continuously occupied the area since that time. National Park Service Determinations Made by the Burke Museum Officials of the Burke Museum have determined that: • Based on archaeological evidence, the human remains have been determined to be Native American. • 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(2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and the Nome Eskimo Community. Additional Requestors and Disposition Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849, email plape@uw.edu, by October 30, 2013. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Nome Eskimo Community may proceed. The Burke Museum is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes and Corporations that this notice has been published. Dated: August 27, 2013. David Tarler, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2013–23817 Filed 9–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–13772; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), and Central Washington University have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Burke Museum or Central Washington University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Burke Museum or Central Washington University at the address in this notice by October 30, 2013 ADDRESSES: Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849, email plape@uw.edu, and Lourdes Henebry-DeLeon, Department of Anthropology, Central Washington University, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926–7544, telephone (509) 963–2671, email deleonl@ cwu.edu. SUMMARY: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-13940; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington 
State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University 
of Washington (Burke Museum), has completed an inventory of human 
remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native 
Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural 
affiliation between the human remains

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and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal 
descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian 
organization not identified in this notice that wish to request 
transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written 
request to the Burke Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, 
Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice 
may proceed.

DATES: Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or 
Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to 
request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to the Burke 
Museum at the address in this notice by October 30, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 
353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685-3849, email 
plape@uw.edu.

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 under 
the control of the Burke Museum, Seattle, WA. The human remains were 
removed from Nome, AK.
    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 Burke 
Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the 
King Island Native Community, Native Village of Council, and the Nome 
Eskimo Community. The Burke Museum also consulted with the following 
Native Alaska Corporations: Bering Straits Native Corporation, Council 
Native Corporation, King Island Native Corporation, and the Sitnasauk 
Native Corporation. All of the tribes and corporations listed in this 
section are hereafter referred to as ``The Consulted Tribes and 
Corporations.''

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown date, most likely between 1914 and 1922, human 
remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Nome 
Beach, AK, by C.J. Albrecht. The human remains were found in 
collections at the Burke Museum in 1973 (Burke Accn. 1973-58). 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present.
    The human remains have been determined to be Native American based 
on anthropological evidence. The present-day Nome Eskimo Community is 
related to the aboriginal Native Inupiat archeological village sites 
documented in the Nome area. These archaeological sites date between 
1000 and 1700 A.D., and confirm that these Native populations have 
continuously occupied the area since that time.

Determinations Made by the Burke Museum

    Officials of the Burke Museum have determined that:
     Based on archaeological evidence, the human remains have 
been determined to be Native American.
     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(2), there is a relationship of 
shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native 
American human remains and the Nome Eskimo Community.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native 
Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to 
request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to Peter 
Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 
98195, telephone (206) 685-3849, email plape@uw.edu, by October 30, 
2013. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains to the Nome Eskimo Community 
may proceed.
    The Burke Museum is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes 
and Corporations that this notice has been published.

    Dated: August 27, 2013.
David Tarler,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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