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, 68473-68474 [2014-27153]

Download as PDF 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 68474 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 221 / Monday, November 17, 2014 / Notices Jeffrey Boland Fentress, San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, c/o Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132, telephone (415) 338–3075, email fentress@sfsu.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 and associated funerary objects under the control of the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from sites Ca-Tuo-279, Ca-Tuo-300, and CaTuo-314, in Tuolumne County, CA. 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 the number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000) and a Notice of Inventory Completion correction in the Federal Register (77 FR 59659–59660, September 28, 2012). This notice corrects the number of funerary objects for Ca-Tuo-279, the number of funerary objects for Ca-Tuo-300, and the minimum number of individuals and the number of funerary objects for CaTuo-314, resulting from additional tribal consultation and ongoing collections work. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. ADDRESSES: Correction asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In the Federal Register (77 FR 59659– 59660, September 28, 2012), the entire notice is removed. In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 4, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: In 1970–71, human remains representing nine individuals were recovered from CA– TUO–279, a site located on a small peninsula that extended into the western side of the original Don Pedro Reservoir. During the construction of the new reservoir, an archeological data recovery project was undertaken by San Francisco State University. The site area is now inundated by the new Don Pedro Reservoir. No known individuals were identified. The 94 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Nov 14, 2014 Jkt 235001 individual and 3 lots of associated funerary objects are obsidian tools and debitage, chert tools and debitage, quartz crystals and flakes, ground stone tools, bone tools, olivella beads, a fused shale projectile point, historic material, a piece of red ochre, modified steatite and asbestos, a carbon sample, nut fragments, and unmodified faunal material. In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 5, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: In 1970–71, human remains representing 37 individuals were recovered from Ca-Tuo300, a site located near LaGrange, CA, during archeological excavations conducted by San Francisco State University. The site area is now inundated by the new Don Pedro Reservoir. No known individuals were identified. The 431 individual and 87 lots of associated funerary objects are obsidian tools and debitage, chert tools and debitage, basalt tools, slate tools, quartz crystals, ground stone tools, bone tools, olivella shell beads, haliotis pendants, a sandstone pendant, a tortoise core flake, historic material, steatite earplug, a steatite bowl fragment, a mineralized antler, red ochre, soil samples, unmodified shell, faunal, and lithics. In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 6, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: In 1970–71, human remains representing 20 individuals were recovered from CA– TUO–314, a site located on the southern bank of Moccasin Creek, near LaGrange, CA, during archeological excavations conducted by San Francisco State University. No known individuals were identified. The 31 individual and 9 lots of associated funerary objects are Olivella beads, bone tool fragments, flaked stone debitage; ground stone; and faunal materials including modified and unmodified animal bones and teeth, and modified bird bone. In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 8, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: Determinations Made by the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program Officials of the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 66 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 655 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 Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Jeffrey Boland Fentress, San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, c/o Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132, telephone (415) 338–3075, email fentress@sfsu.edu, 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 Tuolumne Band of MeWuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California may proceed. The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program is responsible for notifying the Tuolumne Band of MeWuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California that this notice has been published. Dated: October 25, 2014. Melanie O’Brien, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2014–27153 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–16959; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 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 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 Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Southern Mississippi, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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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

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: 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.

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ADDRESSES: Jeffrey Boland Fentress, San Francisco State University 
NAGPRA Program, c/o Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State 
University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132, telephone 
(415) 338-3075, email fentress@sfsu.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 and 
associated funerary objects under the control of the San Francisco 
State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA. The human remains 
and associated funerary objects were removed from sites Ca-Tuo-279, Ca-
Tuo-300, and Ca-Tuo-314, in Tuolumne County, CA.
    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 the 
number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of 
Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 
2000) and a Notice of Inventory Completion correction in the Federal 
Register (77 FR 59659-59660, September 28, 2012). This notice corrects 
the number of funerary objects for Ca-Tuo-279, the number of funerary 
objects for Ca-Tuo-300, and the minimum number of individuals and the 
number of funerary objects for Ca-Tuo-314, resulting from additional 
tribal consultation and ongoing collections work. Transfer of control 
of the items in this correction notice has not occurred.

Correction

    In the Federal Register (77 FR 59659-59660, September 28, 2012), 
the entire notice is removed.
    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
4, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    In 1970-71, human remains representing nine individuals were 
recovered from CA-TUO-279, a site located on a small peninsula that 
extended into the western side of the original Don Pedro Reservoir. 
During the construction of the new reservoir, an archeological data 
recovery project was undertaken by San Francisco State University. 
The site area is now inundated by the new Don Pedro Reservoir. No 
known individuals were identified. The 94 individual and 3 lots of 
associated funerary objects are obsidian tools and debitage, chert 
tools and debitage, quartz crystals and flakes, ground stone tools, 
bone tools, olivella beads, a fused shale projectile point, historic 
material, a piece of red ochre, modified steatite and asbestos, a 
carbon sample, nut fragments, and unmodified faunal material.

    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
5, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    In 1970-71, human remains representing 37 individuals were 
recovered from Ca-Tuo-300, a site located near LaGrange, CA, during 
archeological excavations conducted by San Francisco State 
University. The site area is now inundated by the new Don Pedro 
Reservoir. No known individuals were identified. The 431 individual 
and 87 lots of associated funerary objects are obsidian tools and 
debitage, chert tools and debitage, basalt tools, slate tools, 
quartz crystals, ground stone tools, bone tools, olivella shell 
beads, haliotis pendants, a sandstone pendant, a tortoise core 
flake, historic material, steatite earplug, a steatite bowl 
fragment, a mineralized antler, red ochre, soil samples, unmodified 
shell, faunal, and lithics.

    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
6, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    In 1970-71, human remains representing 20 individuals were 
recovered from CA-TUO-314, a site located on the southern bank of 
Moccasin Creek, near LaGrange, CA, during archeological excavations 
conducted by San Francisco State University. No known individuals 
were identified. The 31 individual and 9 lots of associated funerary 
objects are Olivella beads, bone tool fragments, flaked stone 
debitage; ground stone; and faunal materials including modified and 
unmodified animal bones and teeth, and modified bird bone.

    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
8, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

Determinations Made by the San Francisco State University NAGPRA 
Program

    Officials of the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program 
have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains 
described in this notice represent the physical remains of 66 
individuals of Native American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 655 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 Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of 
California.

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 Jeffrey Boland Fentress, San Francisco State 
University NAGPRA Program, c/o Department of Anthropology, San 
Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 
94132, telephone (415) 338-3075, email fentress@sfsu.edu, 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 Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne 
Rancheria of California may proceed.
    The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program is responsible 
for notifying the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne 
Rancheria of California that this notice has been published.

    Dated: October 25, 2014.
Melanie O'Brien,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2014-27153 Filed 11-14-14; 8:45 am]
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