Notice of Inventory Completion: Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 53733-53734 [2014-21486]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 175 / Wednesday, September 10, 2014 / Notices • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the seven objects described in this notice are 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), a relationship of shared group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day Indian tribe. • According to final judgments of the Indian Claims Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Match-e-be-nashshe-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Quechan Tribe of Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin; Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan; Bois Forte Band (Nett Lake) of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; ChippewaCree Indians of the Rocky Boy’s Reservation, Montana; Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Fond du Lac Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Grand Portage Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Michigan; Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin; Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation of Wisconsin; Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Leech Lake Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Match-e-be-nash-shewish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:04 Sep 09, 2014 Jkt 232001 Michigan; Mille Lacs Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin; Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Minnesota; Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan; Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Sokaogon Chippewa Community, Wisconsin; St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota; and the White Earth Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota (hereafter, with the HoChunk Nation of Wisconsin and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, referred to as ‘‘The Aboriginal Land Tribes’’). • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects may be to The Aboriginal Land Tribes. Additional Requestors and Disposition 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 Jennifer Kolb, Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 North Carroll Street, Madison, WI 53703, telephone (608) 261–2461, email Jennifer.Kolb@ wisconsinhistory.org, by October 10, 2014. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to The Aboriginal Land Tribes may proceed. The State Historical Society of Wisconsin is responsible for notifying The Aboriginal Land Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: July 24, 2014. Melanie O’Brien, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2014–21511 Filed 9–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53733 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–16409; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Stephen F. Austin State University has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has 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 Stephen F. Austin State 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 Stephen F. Austin State University at the address in this notice by October 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Dr. Jerry Williams, Stephen F. Austin State University, P.O. Box 13047, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, telephone (936) 468–2306. 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 under the control of Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from sites in the Big Cypress Creek Basin in Camp County, TX. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 53734 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 175 / Wednesday, September 10, 2014 / Notices 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Stephen F. Austin University (SFA) professional staff, Barbara Jackson, and SFA students Melanie Johnson, Brittney Simpson, and Sarah Calabrese, under the supervision of George Avery and Leslie Cecil, and in conjunction with Archeological & Environmental Consultants, LLC, Austin, TX, and included Tim Pertulla, Mark Walters, Bo Nelson, and Zac Selden, SFA Research Associate, in consultation with representatives of representatives of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains The Robert L. Turner Jr. Collection contains human remains and associated funerary objects from four sites, all of which are from the Big Cypress Creek Basin. In 2012, Robert L. Turner Jr. donated associated funerary objects to the SFA Archaeological Laboratory. A few pieces of bone and some teeth were also in the collection. Most of the human remains were donated to the Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory (TARL) at the University of Texas in Austin. In 2013, the human remains were transferred from TARL to the SFA Archaeology Laboratory. Between 1963 and 1967, human remains representing, at minimum, 29 individuals (Turner 1978:1) were removed from the Tuck Carpenter site (41CP5) in Camp County, TX. The human remains from Burial 6 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 7 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 9 include two teeth. One is a molar and the other is a canine. There is also a fragment of a tooth that is too small to identify. The human remains from Burial 10 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 11 are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 13 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 14 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 15 are from an older adult male. The human remains from Burial 16 are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 17 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 18 are from an older adult male. The human remains from Burial 19 are from an adult female. The human VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:04 Sep 09, 2014 Jkt 232001 remains from Burial 20 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 21 North are from an adult male. The human remains from Burial 21 South are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 26 are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 27 include two teeth and four bone fragments. One tooth is a molar and the other is either a molar or a premolar. Three of the bone fragments are tooth roots and the fourth is a bone fragment from the right mandible bone. The human remains from Burial 29 are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 31 are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 32 are from an adult male. The human remains from Burial 33 are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 34 are from an adult male and an adolescent of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 36 are from an adolescent of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 38 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 39 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 40 are from an older adult female. The human remains from Burial 41 are from an adult male. The human remains from Burial 45 are from an adult female. No known individuals were identified. The 715 associated funerary objects are 106 vessels, 159 lithics, 2 pipes, 38 shell fragments, 108 animal bones, 210 miscellaneous sherds, and 92 other objects. Between 1963 and 1967, human remains representing, at minimum, 2 individuals (Turner 1978:1) were removed from an unknown location, possibly from the Tuck Carpenter site (41CP5) in Camp County, TX. The human remains from two unknown burials are from two adult males. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Between 1966 and 1984, human remains representing, at minimum, 2 individuals (Perttula et al. 2010b) were removed from the Johns site (41CP12) in Camp County, TX. The human remains from Burial 4 in the collection include fourteen teeth. There are five molars, seven premolars, and two incisors. The human remains from Burial 16 include fourteen teeth. There are twelve molars, one premolar, and an incisor. No known individuals were identified. The 13 associated funerary objects are 8 vessels and 5 lithics. In 1958, human remains representing, at minimum, 1 individual (Perttula et al. 2010a) were removed from the Craydon PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Adkins #2 site (41CP17) in Camp County, TX. The human remains are several teeth (n=5) and bone fragments (n=3) from Burial 4. No known individuals were identified. The 1 associated funerary object is a vessel. Determinations Made by the Stephen F. Austin University Officials of Stephen F. Austin State University have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 34 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 729 objects described in this notice are 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 associated funerary objects and the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma. 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Dr. Jerry Williams, Stephen F. Austin State University, P.O. Box 13047, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, telephone (936) 468–2306, before October 10, 2014. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma may proceed. Stephen F. Austin State University is responsible for notifying the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: August 1, 2014. Melanie O’Brien, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-16409; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Stephen F. Austin State 
University, Nacogdoches, TX

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Stephen F. Austin State University has completed an 
inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in 
consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian 
organizations, and has 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 Stephen F. Austin State 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 Stephen F. Austin State University at the 
address in this notice by October 10, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Dr. Jerry Williams, Stephen F. Austin State University, P.O. 
Box 13047, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, telephone (936) 468-
2306.

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 under the control of Stephen F. Austin 
State University, Nacogdoches, TX. The human remains and associated 
funerary objects were removed from sites in the Big Cypress Creek Basin 
in Camp County, TX.
    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

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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.

Consultation

    A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Stephen 
F. Austin University (SFA) professional staff, Barbara Jackson, and SFA 
students Melanie Johnson, Brittney Simpson, and Sarah Calabrese, under 
the supervision of George Avery and Leslie Cecil, and in conjunction 
with Archeological & Environmental Consultants, LLC, Austin, TX, and 
included Tim Pertulla, Mark Walters, Bo Nelson, and Zac Selden, SFA 
Research Associate, in consultation with representatives of 
representatives of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma.

History and Description of the Remains

    The Robert L. Turner Jr. Collection contains human remains and 
associated funerary objects from four sites, all of which are from the 
Big Cypress Creek Basin. In 2012, Robert L. Turner Jr. donated 
associated funerary objects to the SFA Archaeological Laboratory. A few 
pieces of bone and some teeth were also in the collection. Most of the 
human remains were donated to the Texas Archaeological Research 
Laboratory (TARL) at the University of Texas in Austin. In 2013, the 
human remains were transferred from TARL to the SFA Archaeology 
Laboratory.
    Between 1963 and 1967, human remains representing, at minimum, 29 
individuals (Turner 1978:1) were removed from the Tuck Carpenter site 
(41CP5) in Camp County, TX. The human remains from Burial 6 are from an 
adult female. The human remains from Burial 7 are from an adult female. 
The human remains from Burial 9 include two teeth. One is a molar and 
the other is a canine. There is also a fragment of a tooth that is too 
small to identify. The human remains from Burial 10 are from an adult 
female. The human remains from Burial 11 are from an adult of 
indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 13 are from an 
adult female. The human remains from Burial 14 are from an adult 
female. The human remains from Burial 15 are from an older adult male. 
The human remains from Burial 16 are from an adult of indeterminate 
gender. The human remains from Burial 17 are from an adult female. The 
human remains from Burial 18 are from an older adult male. The human 
remains from Burial 19 are from an adult female. The human remains from 
Burial 20 are from an adult female. The human remains from Burial 21 
North are from an adult male. The human remains from Burial 21 South 
are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from 
Burial 26 are from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains 
from Burial 27 include two teeth and four bone fragments. One tooth is 
a molar and the other is either a molar or a premolar. Three of the 
bone fragments are tooth roots and the fourth is a bone fragment from 
the right mandible bone. The human remains from Burial 29 are from an 
adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 31 are 
from an adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 32 
are from an adult male. The human remains from Burial 33 are from an 
adult of indeterminate gender. The human remains from Burial 34 are 
from an adult male and an adolescent of indeterminate gender. The human 
remains from Burial 36 are from an adolescent of indeterminate gender. 
The human remains from Burial 38 are from an adult female. The human 
remains from Burial 39 are from an adult female. The human remains from 
Burial 40 are from an older adult female. The human remains from Burial 
41 are from an adult male. The human remains from Burial 45 are from an 
adult female. No known individuals were identified. The 715 associated 
funerary objects are 106 vessels, 159 lithics, 2 pipes, 38 shell 
fragments, 108 animal bones, 210 miscellaneous sherds, and 92 other 
objects.
    Between 1963 and 1967, human remains representing, at minimum, 2 
individuals (Turner 1978:1) were removed from an unknown location, 
possibly from the Tuck Carpenter site (41CP5) in Camp County, TX. The 
human remains from two unknown burials are from two adult males. No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    Between 1966 and 1984, human remains representing, at minimum, 2 
individuals (Perttula et al. 2010b) were removed from the Johns site 
(41CP12) in Camp County, TX. The human remains from Burial 4 in the 
collection include fourteen teeth. There are five molars, seven 
premolars, and two incisors. The human remains from Burial 16 include 
fourteen teeth. There are twelve molars, one premolar, and an incisor. 
No known individuals were identified. The 13 associated funerary 
objects are 8 vessels and 5 lithics.
    In 1958, human remains representing, at minimum, 1 individual 
(Perttula et al. 2010a) were removed from the Craydon Adkins 2 
site (41CP17) in Camp County, TX. The human remains are several teeth 
(n=5) and bone fragments (n=3) from Burial 4. No known individuals were 
identified. The 1 associated funerary object is a vessel.

Determinations Made by the Stephen F. Austin University

    Officials of Stephen F. Austin State University have determined 
that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of 34 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 729 objects 
described in this notice are 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 associated funerary objects and the Caddo 
Nation of Oklahoma.

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 and associated 
funerary objects should submit a written request with information in 
support of the request to Dr. Jerry Williams, Stephen F. Austin State 
University, P.O. Box 13047, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, 
telephone (936) 468-2306, before October 10, 2014. After that date, if 
no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to the Caddo Nation of 
Oklahoma may proceed.
    Stephen F. Austin State University is responsible for notifying the 
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma that this notice has been published.

    Dated: August 1, 2014.
Melanie O'Brien,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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