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, 68472-68473 [2014-27150]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 221 / Monday, November 17, 2014 / Notices funerary objects under the control of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and in the physical custody of the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (ASM). The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from a location within the boundaries of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Navajo County, AZ. 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. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals and number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (77 FR 11578–11580, February 27, 2012). Re-inventory of the human remains resulted in a reduction in the minimum number of individuals represented because many fragmentary elements could be reassociated with individuals from the more intact burials. The number of associated funerary objects increased due a search through uncatalogued object collections. sherd disk, 32 ceramic vessels, 1 ceramic vessel fragment, 1 chipped stone core, 141 chipped stone flakes, 1,852 chipped stone fragments, 2 clay samples, 52 crystals, 1 decorated shell, 2 disks, 1 drill, 25 flotation samples, 6 fossils, 3 ground stones, 2 hammerstones, 1 handstone, 15 manos, 2 mano fragments, 5 lots of matting, 1 medicine bundle, 25 minerals, 3 mortars, 2 lots of organic material, 91 pebbles, 1 pecking stone, 4 pendants, 3 lots of plant fiber matting, 16 polishing stones, 164 pollen samples, 6 quartz crystals, 16 lots of raw material, 7 shaft straighteners, 109 shells, 6 shell artifacts, 1 shell artifact fragment, 26 lots of shell beads, 32 shell bracelets, 6 shell bracelet fragments, 3 shell fragments, 1 shell necklace, 22 shell pendants, 4 shell pendant fragments, 8 shell rings, 1 shell ring fragment, 51 shell tinklers, 7 snail shells, 2 soil impressions, 29 soil samples, 3 stones, 13 stone artifacts, 1 stone axe, 5 lots of stone beads, 6 stone cores, 5 stone figurines, 3 stone knives, 14 stone pendants, 236 stone projectile points, 1 stone projectile point preform, 1 stone punch, 2 stone scrapers, 11 stone slabs, 1 lot of string, 28 tree ring samples, 3 lots of turquoise beads, 57 turquoise pendants, 132 turquoise tesserae, 16 unidentified artifacts, 3 lots of unidentified material, 1 lot of unidentified organic material, 3 wood fragments, 2 worked animal bones, 2 worked ceramic sherds, 12 worked chipped stone pieces, 1 worked shell, and 2 worked stone flakes. Correction Pursuant to 25 U.S.C 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 1,021 individuals of Native American ancestry. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In the Federal Register (77 FR 11579, February 27, 2012), paragraph 7 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: In the years 1963 through 1977, human remains representing, at minimum, 1,021 individuals were removed from the Grasshopper Pueblo site AZ P:14:1(ASM), in Navajo County, AZ, as a result of legally authorized excavations conducted by the University of Arizona Archaeological Field School. Archaeological collections from the site were brought to the museum at the end of each field season. No known individuals were identified. The 8,858 associated funerary objects are 692 animal bones, 1 animal effigy pendant, 2 animal skeletons, 2 antler artifacts, 1 antler baton, 1 antler fragment, 1 antler wrench, 17 lots of beads of unidentified material, 29 bird bones, 6 bird skeletons, 25 bone artifacts, 35 bone awls, 2 bone awl fragments, 1 bone bead, 4 bone hair ornaments, 2 bone hairpins, 2 bone needles, 25 bone rings, 1 bone ring fragment, 1 bone spatula, 1 bone tool, 1 bone wand, 13 lots of botanical material, 1 ceramic artifact, 650 ceramic bowls, 16 ceramic bowl fragments, 2 ceramic canteens, 1 ceramic figurine fragment, 204 ceramic jars, 8 ceramic jar fragments, 1 ceramic mug, 1 ceramic pendant, 8 ceramic pitchers, 1 ceramic pitcher fragment, 2 ceramic plates, 1 ceramic platter, 4 ceramic scoops, 3,736 ceramic sherds, 1 ceramic sherd artifact, 1 ceramic VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Nov 14, 2014 Jkt 235001 In the Federal Register (77 FR 11580, February 27, 2012), paragraph 5 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: In the Federal Register (77 FR 11580, February 27, 2012), paragraph 6 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 8,858 objects described above are reasonably believed to have been placed with or near individual human remains at the time of death or later as a part of the death rite or ceremony. 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 Anna Pardo, NAGPRA Coordinator, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Reston, VA 20191, telephone (703) 390– 6343, 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 Hopi Tribe of Arizona and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico may proceed. PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68473 The Arizona State Museum is responsible for notifying the Hopi Tribe of Arizona; White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation, Arizona; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, that this notice has been published. Dated: September 29, 2014. Melanie O’Brien, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2014–27150 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–17039; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Possession of the Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in two Notices of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on December 22, 2000 and September 28, 2012. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals and the 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 San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program. 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 object should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program at the address in this notice by December 17, 2014. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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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

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: 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

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funerary objects under the control of the U.S. Department of the 
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and in the physical 
custody of the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 
(ASM). The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed 
from a location within the boundaries of the Fort Apache Indian 
Reservation, Navajo County, AZ.
    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.
    This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals and number 
of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory 
Completion in the Federal Register (77 FR 11578-11580, February 27, 
2012). Re-inventory of the human remains resulted in a reduction in the 
minimum number of individuals represented because many fragmentary 
elements could be reassociated with individuals from the more intact 
burials. The number of associated funerary objects increased due a 
search through uncatalogued object collections.

Correction

    In the Federal Register (77 FR 11579, February 27, 2012), paragraph 
7 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    In the years 1963 through 1977, human remains representing, at 
minimum, 1,021 individuals were removed from the Grasshopper Pueblo 
site AZ P:14:1(ASM), in Navajo County, AZ, as a result of legally 
authorized excavations conducted by the University of Arizona 
Archaeological Field School. Archaeological collections from the 
site were brought to the museum at the end of each field season. No 
known individuals were identified. The 8,858 associated funerary 
objects are 692 animal bones, 1 animal effigy pendant, 2 animal 
skeletons, 2 antler artifacts, 1 antler baton, 1 antler fragment, 1 
antler wrench, 17 lots of beads of unidentified material, 29 bird 
bones, 6 bird skeletons, 25 bone artifacts, 35 bone awls, 2 bone awl 
fragments, 1 bone bead, 4 bone hair ornaments, 2 bone hairpins, 2 
bone needles, 25 bone rings, 1 bone ring fragment, 1 bone spatula, 1 
bone tool, 1 bone wand, 13 lots of botanical material, 1 ceramic 
artifact, 650 ceramic bowls, 16 ceramic bowl fragments, 2 ceramic 
canteens, 1 ceramic figurine fragment, 204 ceramic jars, 8 ceramic 
jar fragments, 1 ceramic mug, 1 ceramic pendant, 8 ceramic pitchers, 
1 ceramic pitcher fragment, 2 ceramic plates, 1 ceramic platter, 4 
ceramic scoops, 3,736 ceramic sherds, 1 ceramic sherd artifact, 1 
ceramic sherd disk, 32 ceramic vessels, 1 ceramic vessel fragment, 1 
chipped stone core, 141 chipped stone flakes, 1,852 chipped stone 
fragments, 2 clay samples, 52 crystals, 1 decorated shell, 2 disks, 
1 drill, 25 flotation samples, 6 fossils, 3 ground stones, 2 
hammerstones, 1 handstone, 15 manos, 2 mano fragments, 5 lots of 
matting, 1 medicine bundle, 25 minerals, 3 mortars, 2 lots of 
organic material, 91 pebbles, 1 pecking stone, 4 pendants, 3 lots of 
plant fiber matting, 16 polishing stones, 164 pollen samples, 6 
quartz crystals, 16 lots of raw material, 7 shaft straighteners, 109 
shells, 6 shell artifacts, 1 shell artifact fragment, 26 lots of 
shell beads, 32 shell bracelets, 6 shell bracelet fragments, 3 shell 
fragments, 1 shell necklace, 22 shell pendants, 4 shell pendant 
fragments, 8 shell rings, 1 shell ring fragment, 51 shell tinklers, 
7 snail shells, 2 soil impressions, 29 soil samples, 3 stones, 13 
stone artifacts, 1 stone axe, 5 lots of stone beads, 6 stone cores, 
5 stone figurines, 3 stone knives, 14 stone pendants, 236 stone 
projectile points, 1 stone projectile point preform, 1 stone punch, 
2 stone scrapers, 11 stone slabs, 1 lot of string, 28 tree ring 
samples, 3 lots of turquoise beads, 57 turquoise pendants, 132 
turquoise tesserae, 16 unidentified artifacts, 3 lots of 
unidentified material, 1 lot of unidentified organic material, 3 
wood fragments, 2 worked animal bones, 2 worked ceramic sherds, 12 
worked chipped stone pieces, 1 worked shell, and 2 worked stone 
flakes.

    In the Federal Register (77 FR 11580, February 27, 2012), paragraph 
5 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    Pursuant to 25 U.S.C 3001(9), the human remains described in 
this notice represent the physical remains of 1,021 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.

    In the Federal Register (77 FR 11580, February 27, 2012), paragraph 
6 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 8,858 objects described 
above are reasonably believed to have been placed with or near 
individual human remains at the time of death or later as a part of 
the death rite or ceremony.

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 Anna Pardo, NAGPRA Coordinator, Bureau of 
Indian Affairs, Reston, VA 20191, telephone (703) 390-6343, 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 Hopi Tribe of Arizona and Zuni Tribe of the 
Zuni Reservation, New Mexico may proceed.
    The Arizona State Museum is responsible for notifying the Hopi 
Tribe of Arizona; White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache 
Reservation, Arizona; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New 
Mexico, that this notice has been published.

    Dated: September 29, 2014.
Melanie O'Brien,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2014-27150 Filed 11-14-14; 8:45 am]
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