Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post, Lakeview, MI, 68471-68472 [2014-27149]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 221 / Monday, November 17, 2014 / Notices Siletz Indians of Oregon (previously listed as the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation); Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon; Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana; Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation; Karuk Tribe (previously Karuk Tribe of California); Klamath Tribes; Nez Perce Tribe (previously listed as the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho); Pit River Tribe, California (includes XL Ranch, Big Bend, Likely, Lookout, Montgomery Creek and Roaring Creek Rancherias); Quartz Valley Indian Community of the Quartz Valley Reservation of California; Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains In 1986, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals, were delivered to the offices of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, by an unknown individual. Notes with the collection stated that one set of human remains had been removed from the Klamath Lake area in Oregon and the other from western Montana. It is not known which set of human remains was from which area. In 2001, the human remains were turned over to the Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University. No known individuals were identified. The two associated funerary objects include 1 metal cup and 1 lot of fabric. Cultural affiliation for these remains was based primarily on the geographical locations of removal. In addition, the character of the associated funerary objects is very similar to funerary objects often associated with historic Native American burials in the interior northwest. Determinations Made by the Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University Officials of the Museum of Anthropology at Washington 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 2 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 2 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Nov 14, 2014 Jkt 235001 between the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects is to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation; Klamath Tribes; and the Pit River Tribe, California (includes XL Ranch, Big Bend, Likely, Lookout, Montgomery Creek and Roaring Creek Rancherias). 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 Mary Collins, Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University Pullman, WA 99164–4910, telephone (509) 335–4314, by December 17, 2014. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation; Klamath Tribes; and the Pit River Tribe, California (includes XL Ranch, Big Bend, Likely, Lookout, Montgomery Creek and Roaring Creek Rancherias) may proceed. The Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University is responsible for notifying the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation; Klamath Tribes; and the Pit River Tribe, California (includes XL Ranch, Big Bend, Likely, Lookout, Montgomery Creek and Roaring Creek Rancherias) that this notice has been published. Dated: October 23, 2014. Melanie O’Brien, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2014–27141 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–16661; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post, Lakeview, MI National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post (MSP 64) has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68471 there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. 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 MSP 64. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: 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 MSP 64 at the address in this notice by December 17, 2014. ADDRESSES: Detective Sergeant Christian Clute, Michigan State Police, 10300 Howard City-Edmore Rd, Lakeview, MI 48850, telephone 616–527–8187, email clutec@michigan.gov. 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 Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post, Lakeview, MI. The human remains were removed from residential property in Section 19, Lyons Twp, Village of Lyons, Ionia County and a second, unrelated set, from a gravel pit in the SW corner of Section 25, Bethany Twp, Gratiot 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) and 43 CFR 10.11(d). 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 both sets of human remains was made by the Michigan State University, Anthropology Department on behalf of the MSP 64 in consultation with representatives of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan; and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 68472 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 221 / Monday, November 17, 2014 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Michigan. The following tribes were notified and consultation was requested: Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin; Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan; Bois Forte Band (Nett Lake) of 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 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, Wisconsin; Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation, Wisconsin; Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Michigan; Leech Lake Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Mille Lacs Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Match-ebe-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, Wisconsin; Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Minnesota; Sokaogon Chippewa Community, Wisconsin; St. Croix Chippewa Indians, Wisconsin; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, North Dakota; and the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota. Hereafter, all tribes listed in this section are referred to as ‘‘The Tribes.’’ History and Description of the Remains On October 21, 1981, human remains representing, at minimum, three adult individuals were removed from a residence in the Village of Lyons, Ionia County, MI. The homeowner discovered the human remains while digging a foundation for a house. Michigan State Police (MSP) was called to investigate, complaint number 13–3138–81, and took possession of the remains and transferred them to Michigan State University (MSU), Anthropology Department for analysis. MSU determined the remains belonged to at least three different adult Native Americans. The human remains were returned to MSP 64 in June 2013. No VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Nov 14, 2014 Jkt 235001 known individuals were identified. No associated funeral objects are present. On October 14, 1971, human remains representing what was determined to be one adult male individual were removed from a gravel pit in the southwest quarter of Section #25, Bethany Township, Gratiot County, MI. MSP took possession of the remains, complaint number 14–1865–71, and transferred them to MSU for analysis. MSU determined the remains belonged to one adult male Native American. The human remains were returned to MSP 64 in June 2013. No known individuals were identified. No associated funeral objects are present. Determinations Made by the Michigan State Police Officials of MSP64 have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on forensic inspection of the remains by the Michigan State University, Anthropology Department. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of at least four individuals of Native American ancestry. • 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 any present-day Indian tribe. • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of The Tribes. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to The 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 should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Detective Sergeant Christian Clute, Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post, 10300 Howard CityEdmore Rd, Lakeview, MI 48850, telephone 616–527–8187, email clutec@ michigan.gov, by December 17, 2014. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The MSP 64 is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: September 10, 2014. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2014–27149 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–16828; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, have corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on February 27, 2012. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals and number of associated funerary objects. 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 Bureau of Indian Affairs. 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 Bureau of Indian Affairs at the address in this notice by December 17, 2014. ADDRESSES: Anna Pardo, NAGPRA Coordinator, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Room 6084, Reston, VA 20191, telephone (703) 390– 6343. 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 and associated SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-16661; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State Police, Lakeview 
Post, Lakeview, MI

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post (MSP 64) has 
completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the 
appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has 
determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human 
remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian 
organizations. 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 MSP 64. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer 
of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian 
organizations stated in this notice may proceed.

DATES: 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 MSP 64 at the 
address in this notice by December 17, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Detective Sergeant Christian Clute, Michigan State Police, 
10300 Howard City-Edmore Rd, Lakeview, MI 48850, telephone 616-527-
8187, email clutec@michigan.gov.

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 Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post, Lakeview, MI. 
The human remains were removed from residential property in Section 19, 
Lyons Twp, Village of Lyons, Ionia County and a second, unrelated set, 
from a gravel pit in the SW corner of Section 25, Bethany Twp, Gratiot 
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) and 
43 CFR 10.11(d). 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 both sets of human remains was made by the 
Michigan State University, Anthropology Department on behalf of the MSP 
64 in consultation with representatives of the Little River Band of 
Ottawa Indians, Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, 
Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Pokagon 
Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Saginaw Chippewa 
Indian Tribe of Michigan; and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa 
Indians,

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Michigan. The following tribes were notified and consultation was 
requested: Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of 
the Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin; Bay Mills Indian Community, 
Michigan; Bois Forte Band (Nett Lake) of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, 
Minnesota; Chippewa-Cree 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 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, Wisconsin; Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa 
Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation, Wisconsin; Lac Vieux Desert 
Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Little Traverse Bay 
Bands of Odawa Indians, Michigan; Leech Lake Band of the Minnesota 
Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Mille Lacs Band of the Minnesota Chippewa 
Tribe, Minnesota; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians 
of Michigan; Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Prairie Band of Potawatomi 
Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, 
Kansas); Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California 
& Arizona; Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, Wisconsin; 
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Minnesota; Sokaogon Chippewa 
Community, Wisconsin; St. Croix Chippewa Indians, Wisconsin; Turtle 
Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, North Dakota; and the White Earth 
Band of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota. Hereafter, all tribes 
listed in this section are referred to as ``The Tribes.''

History and Description of the Remains

    On October 21, 1981, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
adult individuals were removed from a residence in the Village of 
Lyons, Ionia County, MI. The homeowner discovered the human remains 
while digging a foundation for a house. Michigan State Police (MSP) was 
called to investigate, complaint number 13-3138-81, and took possession 
of the remains and transferred them to Michigan State University (MSU), 
Anthropology Department for analysis. MSU determined the remains 
belonged to at least three different adult Native Americans. The human 
remains were returned to MSP 64 in June 2013. No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funeral objects are present.
    On October 14, 1971, human remains representing what was determined 
to be one adult male individual were removed from a gravel pit in the 
southwest quarter of Section #25, Bethany Township, Gratiot County, MI. 
MSP took possession of the remains, complaint number 14-1865-71, and 
transferred them to MSU for analysis. MSU determined the remains 
belonged to one adult male Native American. The human remains were 
returned to MSP 64 in June 2013. No known individuals were identified. 
No associated funeral objects are present.

Determinations Made by the Michigan State Police

    Officials of MSP64 have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on forensic inspection of the 
remains by the Michigan State University, Anthropology Department.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of at least four 
individuals of Native American ancestry.
     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 any present-day Indian tribe.
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders indicate 
that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed 
is the aboriginal land of The Tribes.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to The 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 should submit a written request with information 
in support of the request to Detective Sergeant Christian Clute, 
Michigan State Police, Lakeview Post, 10300 Howard City-Edmore Rd, 
Lakeview, MI 48850, telephone 616-527-8187, email clutec@michigan.gov, 
by December 17, 2014. After that date, if no additional requestors have 
come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes 
may proceed.
    The MSP 64 is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice 
has been published.

    Dated: September 10, 2014.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2014-27149 Filed 11-14-14; 8:45 am]
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