Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, 798-799 [2016-00067]

Download as PDF 798 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 4 / Thursday, January 7, 2016 / Notices Field Office, 3990 HWY 2 West, Havre, Montana 59501, during regular business hours. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Notice is hereby given that a public meeting in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension will be held at the Chester Senior Center, 618 E. Adams Ave., Chester, Montana 59522 on February 10, 2016 from 3 to 5 p.m. The BLM will publish a notice of the time and place in at least one newspaper of general circulation no less than 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. This application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4. Peter A. McFadden, Chief, Branch of Realty, Lands, and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–00015 Filed 1–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–19846; PCU00RP14.R50000–PPWOCRDN0] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs 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 the Bureau of Indian Affairs. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 Jan 06, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 the Bureau of Indian Affairs at the address in this notice by February 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Anna Pardo, Museum Program Manager/NAGPRA Coordinator, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Room 6084, Reston, VA 20191, telephone (703) 390– 6343, email Anna.Pardo@bia.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 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and in the physical custody of the Arizona State Museum, Tucson, AZ. The human remains were removed from areas around Pyramid Lake, Washoe County, NV. 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 the human remains was made by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada. History and Description of the Remains In 1959, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from a site located on the Northwest corner of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, NV, by F.A. Riddell (State of California Division of Beaches and Parks) and H. Norcross, and donated to the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. At the request of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the Arizona State Museum in 2013 for documentation and PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 temporary custody. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date prior to 1955, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from a small cave in ‘‘Paul Bunyan’s Corral’’ located on the east side of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, NV. They were donated by M. Wheat to the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in 1955. At the request of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the Arizona State Museum in 2013 for documentation and temporary custody. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date prior to 1922, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from the east side of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, NV, by Peterson Pancho and donated to the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in 1922. At the request of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the Arizona State Museum in 2013 for documentation and temporary custody. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date prior to 1923, human remains representing, at minimum, five individuals were removed from south of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, NV, by Peterson Pancho and donated to the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in 1923. At the request of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the Arizona State Museum in 2013 for documentation and temporary custody. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs Officials of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on physical characteristics including cranial and dental morphology. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 11 E:\FR\FM\07JAN1.SGM 07JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 4 / Thursday, January 7, 2016 / Notices 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. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (15), the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the tribal land of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada. 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 Anna Pardo, Museum Program Manager/NAGPRA Coordinator, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Room 6084, Reston, VA 20191, telephone (703) 390– 6343, email Anna.Pardo@bia.gov, by February 8, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, may proceed. The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs is responsible for notifying the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, that this notice has been published. Dated: November 23, 2015. Amberleigh Malone, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–00067 Filed 1–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 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 the American Museum of Natural History. 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 the American Museum of Natural History at the address in this notice by February 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nell Murphy, Director of Cultural Resources, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, telephone (212) 769–5837, email nmurphy@amnh.org. 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 American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY. The human remains were removed from San Juan County, WA. 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. National Park Service Consultation [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–19927; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the American Museum of Natural History professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation and the Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Inventory Completion: The American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The American Museum of Natural History has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 Jan 06, 2016 Jkt 238001 799 Allen property, Waldron Island, San Juan County, WA. The human remains were collected by an unknown individual from the surface after ploughing. The human remains were identified as adult of indeterminate gender. The American Museum of Natural History accessioned these human remains as a gift from Miss June Wetherell Frame, in 1959. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by the American Museum of Natural History Officials of the American Museum of Natural History have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on the presence of cranial deformation. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of one individual of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), a relationship of shared group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and any present-day Indian tribe. • According to final judgments of the Indian Claims Commission, the Court of Federal Claims, Treaties, Acts of Congress, and Executive Orders 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 Nell Murphy, Director of Cultural Resources, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, NY, NY 10024, 212–769– 5837, email nmurphy@amnh.org, by February 8, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The American Museum of Natural History is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. History and Description of the Remains In an unknown year, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the Jack Dated: December 8, 2015. Amberleigh Malone, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-19846; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRDN0]


Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs 
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 the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 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 the Bureau of 
Indian Affairs at the address in this notice by February 8, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Anna Pardo, Museum Program Manager/NAGPRA Coordinator, U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 12220 Sunrise 
Valley Drive, Room 6084, Reston, VA 20191, telephone (703) 390-6343, 
email Anna.Pardo@bia.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 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian 
Affairs, Washington, DC, and in the physical custody of the Arizona 
State Museum, Tucson, AZ. The human remains were removed from areas 
around Pyramid Lake, Washoe County, NV.
    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 the human remains was made by the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs professional staff 
in consultation with representatives of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe 
of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada.

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1959, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals 
were removed from a site located on the Northwest corner of Pyramid 
Lake in Washoe County, NV, by F.A. Riddell (State of California 
Division of Beaches and Parks) and H. Norcross, and donated to the 
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. At the request of the Pyramid 
Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the 
Arizona State Museum in 2013 for documentation and temporary custody. 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present.
    At an unknown date prior to 1955, human remains representing, at 
minimum, one individual were removed from a small cave in ``Paul 
Bunyan's Corral'' located on the east side of Pyramid Lake in Washoe 
County, NV. They were donated by M. Wheat to the Phoebe A. Hearst 
Museum of Anthropology in 1955. At the request of the Pyramid Lake 
Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the Bureau of 
Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the Arizona 
State Museum in 2013 for documentation and temporary custody. No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    At an unknown date prior to 1922, human remains representing, at 
minimum, two individuals were removed from the east side of Pyramid 
Lake in Washoe County, NV, by Peterson Pancho and donated to the Phoebe 
A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in 1922. At the request of the Pyramid 
Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the 
Arizona State Museum in 2013 for documentation and temporary custody. 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present.
    At an unknown date prior to 1923, human remains representing, at 
minimum, five individuals were removed from south of Pyramid Lake in 
Washoe County, NV, by Peterson Pancho and donated to the Phoebe A. 
Hearst Museum of Anthropology in 1923. At the request of the Pyramid 
Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, and the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, these human remains were transferred to the 
Arizona State Museum in 2013 for documentation and temporary custody. 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present.

Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of 
Indian Affairs

    Officials of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian 
Affairs have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on physical characteristics 
including cranial and dental morphology.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of 11

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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.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (15), the land from which the 
Native American human remains were removed is the tribal land of the 
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid 
Lake Reservation, Nevada.

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 Anna Pardo, Museum Program Manager/NAGPRA 
Coordinator, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 
12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Room 6084, Reston, VA 20191, telephone 
(703) 390-6343, email Anna.Pardo@bia.gov, by February 8, 2016. After 
that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of 
control of the human remains to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the 
Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, may proceed.
    The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs is 
responsible for notifying the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid 
Lake Reservation, Nevada, that this notice has been published.

    Dated: November 23, 2015.
Amberleigh Malone,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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