Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, Formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO, 21899-21900 [2016-08453]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices the Ash Spring Recreation Site to public uses. BLM issued a decision to temporarily close the site on January 29, 2014. The impacts associated with this extension of the original temporary closure are the same as the impacts disclosed in the EA identified above. This extended temporary closure order is posted at the BLM Ely District Office, Ely, Nevada, and at the Caliente Field Office, Caliente, Nevada. This extended temporary closure applies to all members of the public except: (1) BLM personnel for administrative purposes; (2) Emergency and law enforcement personnel and vehicles while being used for emergency or administrative purposes; and (3) Any person authorized by the Ely District Manager or the Caliente Field Manager. If the BLM is unable to negate the risks to public safety and endangered species habitat, the BLM may consider other options for managing the site. Enforcement: Any person who violates this closure may be tried before a United States Magistrate and fined in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 3571, imprisoned no more than 12 months under 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7, or both. In accordance with 43 CFR 8365.1–7, State or local officials may also impose penalties for violations of Nevada law. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1 Christopher Carlton, Manager, Caliente Field Office. History and Description of the Cultural Items [FR Doc. 2016–08469 Filed 4–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–20668; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: History Colorado, Formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: History Colorado, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to History Colorado. If no additional claimants asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items 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 claim these cultural items should submit a written request with information in support of the claim to History Colorado at the address in this notice by May 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: Sheila Goff, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, telephone (303) 866– 4531, email sheila.goff@state.co.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3005, of the intent to repatriate cultural items under the control of History Colorado that meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects, under 25 U.S.C. 3001. 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 cultural items. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. In or about 1915, private citizens removed three cultural items from a Ute grave located near the former White River Indian Agency, CO. They were donated to the museum in 1927. The three unassociated funerary objects are one set of thin, undecorated copper bracelets, one leather belt decorated with copper studs, and one rifle fragment. The rifle is of the type used in the early 1870s. The human remains were never in the possession of History Colorado. Geographical evidence, burial context, and museum records support affiliation with the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah. The three northern Ute bands once living at the White River Indian Agency were removed from Colorado in 1880 and are now part of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah. Determinations Made by History Colorado Officials of the History Colorado have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(B), the three cultural items described above PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21899 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 and are believed, by a preponderance of the evidence, to have been removed from a specific burial site of a Native American individual. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the unassociated funerary objects and Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah. Additional Requestors and Disposition Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request with information in support of the claim to Sheila Goff, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, telephone (303) 866–4531, email sheila.goff@state.co.us, by May 13, 2016. After that date, if no additional claimants have come forward, transfer of control of the unassociated funerary objects to the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah may proceed. History Colorado is responsible for notifying the Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation, Colorado; the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah and the Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah that this notice has been published. Dated: March 21, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–08451 Filed 4–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–20671; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, Formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: History Colorado 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 21900 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 History Colorado. 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 History Colorado at the address in this notice by May 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: Sheila Goff, History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, telephone (303) 866–4531, email sheila.goff@state.co.us. 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 History Colorado, Denver, CO. The human remains were removed from El Paso County, CO. 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 History Colorado professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); Comanche Nation, Oklahoma; Jicarilla Apache Nation, New Mexico; Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma; Mescalero Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, New Mexico; Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, South Dakota; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 Berthold Reservation, North Dakota; Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico. The Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Tribe of Montana; Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Oglala Sioux Tribe (previously listed as the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota; Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico (previously listed as the Pueblo of San Juan); Pueblo of San Felipe, New Mexico; Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota were invited to consult but did not participate. Hereafter all tribes listed above are referred to as ‘‘The Consulted and Invited Tribes.’’ History and Description of the Remains In July 2015, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from site 5EP7747 in El Paso, CO. They were discovered while excavating a utility trench during the construction of a large subdivision. The El Paso County Coroner ruled out forensic interest and notified the Office of the State Archaeologist, whose staff subsequently removed the remains and took possession of them. The individual had been buried at depth facing south in a tightly flexed somewhat upright position. Osteological analysis was conducted at the Metropolitan State University of Denver Human Identification Laboratory, where it was determined that the remains were of a Native American juvenile between the ages of 11–15. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by History Colorado Officials of History Colorado have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on osteological analysis and burial context. • 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 or the Court PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of Federal Claims, the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana. • 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 Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the CheyenneArapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the CheyenneArapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana; 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 Sheila Goff, History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, telephone (303) 866–4531, email sheila.goff@state.co.us, by May 13, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana may proceed. History Colorado is responsible for notifying the ‘‘The Consulted and Invited Tribes.’’ that this notice has been published. Dated: March 21, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–08453 Filed 4–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-20671; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, Formerly 
Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: History Colorado 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.

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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 History 
Colorado. 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 History Colorado 
at the address in this notice by May 13, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Sheila Goff, History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 
80203, telephone (303) 866-4531, email sheila.goff@state.co.us.

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 History Colorado, Denver, CO. The human remains were 
removed from El Paso County, CO.
    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 History 
Colorado professional staff in consultation with representatives of the 
Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and 
Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho 
Tribes of Oklahoma); Comanche Nation, Oklahoma; Jicarilla Apache 
Nation, New Mexico; Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma; Mescalero Apache 
Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, New Mexico; Northern Cheyenne Tribe 
of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana; Pawnee Nation of 
Oklahoma; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, 
New Mexico; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, South 
Dakota; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation, 
Colorado; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, 
North Dakota; Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, 
Colorado, New Mexico & Utah; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni 
Reservation, New Mexico. The Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Cheyenne River 
Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek 
Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Tribe of 
Montana; Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Oglala Sioux Tribe 
(previously listed as the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge 
Reservation, South Dakota; Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico (previously listed 
as the Pueblo of San Juan); Pueblo of San Felipe, New Mexico; Shoshone 
Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; and Standing Rock Sioux 
Tribe of North & South Dakota were invited to consult but did not 
participate. Hereafter all tribes listed above are referred to as ``The 
Consulted and Invited Tribes.''

History and Description of the Remains

    In July 2015, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from site 5EP7747 in El Paso, CO. They were 
discovered while excavating a utility trench during the construction of 
a large subdivision. The El Paso County Coroner ruled out forensic 
interest and notified the Office of the State Archaeologist, whose 
staff subsequently removed the remains and took possession of them. The 
individual had been buried at depth facing south in a tightly flexed 
somewhat upright position. Osteological analysis was conducted at the 
Metropolitan State University of Denver Human Identification 
Laboratory, where it was determined that the remains were of a Native 
American juvenile between the ages of 11-15. No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.

Determinations Made by History Colorado

    Officials of History Colorado have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on osteological analysis and 
burial context.
     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 or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the 
Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of 
the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and 
Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho 
Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern 
Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana.
     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 Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River 
Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously 
listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern 
Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River 
Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously 
listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern 
Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana;

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 Sheila Goff, History Colorado, 1200 
Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, telephone (303) 866-4531, email 
sheila.goff@state.co.us, by May 13, 2016. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains to the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, 
Wyoming; Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as 
the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma); and Northern Cheyenne Tribe 
of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana may proceed.
    History Colorado is responsible for notifying the ``The Consulted 
and Invited Tribes.'' that this notice has been published.

    Dated: March 21, 2016.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2016-08453 Filed 4-12-16; 8:45 am]
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