Notice of Inventory Completion: Evanston History Center, Evanston, IL, 36946-36947 [2016-13590]

Download as PDF 36946 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 110 / Wednesday, June 8, 2016 / Notices CA 90704, telephone (310) 510–2416, email director@catalinamuseum.org. 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 a cultural item under the control of the Catalina Island Museum, Avalon, CA, that meets the definition of a sacred object 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. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Cultural Item In 1961, one cultural item was donated to the Catalina Island Museum by Catherine Loud as part of a set of 13 baskets, both of native and non-native origin, with no contextual information provided. Requests for information were sent out to tribes based on preliminary assessments of potential affiliation. Based on consultation with the Timbisha Shoshone, catalog number 61.484.13 was identified as a cremation basket and part of a living ceremonial tradition. The Timbisha Shoshone (aka Panamint Shoshone) are located in Death Valley, CA and as part of their final death rites, after cremation occurred, the ashes were collected and placed in a specifically designed basket. This basket is identified as one of them, although no human remains were found with the basket. Determinations Made by the Catalina Island Museum Officials of the Catalina Island Museum have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(C), the 1 cultural item described above is a specific ceremonial object needed by traditional Native American religious leaders for the practice of traditional Native American religions by their present-day adherents. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the sacred object and the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of Death Valley. 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 this cultural item VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Jun 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 should submit a written request with information in support of the claim to Michael DeMarsche, Ph.D., Catalina Island Museum, 1 Casino Way, Casino Building, P.O. Box 366, Avalon, CA 90704, telephone (310) 510–2416, email director@catalinamuseum.org, by July 8, 2016. After that date, if no additional claimants have come forward, transfer of control of the sacred object may be to Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of Death Valley. The Catalina Island Museum is responsible for notifying the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of Death Valley that this notice has been published. Dated: May 16, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–13588 Filed 6–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–21093; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Evanston History Center, Evanston, IL National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Evanston History Center 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 Evanston History Center. 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 Evanston History Center at the address in this notice by July 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Alyssa M. Padilla, Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201, telephone (847) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 475–3410, email apadilla@ evanstonhistorycenter.org. 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 Evanston History Center, Evanston, IL. The first set of human remains was removed from either Albany, Whiteside County, IL or Evanston, Cook County, IL. The second set of human remains was removed from Evanston, Cook County, IL. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Evanston History Center professional staff in consultation with representatives of Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains In 1878, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from either Albany, Whiteside County, IL (Albany Mounds, site 11WT1) or Evanston, Cook County, IL. Conflicting provenance indicated on inventory tags and lack of accession records complicate the history of these human remains. One document asserts it is the skull of a Native American girl removed from a mound on the upper terrace of hills on the Mississippi river near Albany, IL in 1878 and was donated by F.S. Pooler (donation date unknown). Another document indicates that the skull was unearthed in a burial ground on the site of the present Evanston Hospital. It is unknown what methods were used in determining the age or gender of the cranium. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. On an unknown date, prior to 1929, human remains representing, at E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 110 / Wednesday, June 8, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES minimum, one individual were removed from south Evanston, Cook County, IL, along the lake shore. The fragmented human remains were presented to the Evanston Historical Society in 1929 as part of the C.S. Raddin Collection. Charles Salisbury Raddin (1863–1930) was an early director of the Evanston Historical Society. It is unknown when or exactly where on the South Evanston lakeshore the fragments were originally discovered. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by the Evanston History Center Officials of the Evanston History Center have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on collection documentation in the Evanston History Center’s records. • 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(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 Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; HoChunk Nation of Wisconsin; Match-ebe-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; HoChunk Nation of Wisconsin; Match-ebe-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Jun 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. 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 Alyssa M. Padilla, Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201, telephone (847) 475–3410, email apadilla@evanstonhistorycenter.org, by July 8, 2016, After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska may proceed. The Evanston History Center is responsible for notifying the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Match-e-be-nashshe-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska that this notice has been published. Dated: May 16, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–13590 Filed 6–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36947 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–21099: PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda, IL National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Lake County Discovery Museum has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects 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 associated funerary objects and any present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe 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 Lake County Discovery Museum. 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Lake County Discovery Museum at the address in this notice by July 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Diana Dretske, Lake County Discovery Museum, 27277 North Forest Preserve Road, Wauconda, IL 60084, telephone (847) 968–3381, email ddretske@lcfpd.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 and associated funerary objects under the control of the Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda, IL. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Lake County, IL, and possibly McHenry County, IL. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-21093; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Evanston History Center, 
Evanston, IL

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Evanston History Center 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 Evanston History Center. 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 Evanston 
History Center at the address in this notice by July 8, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Alyssa M. Padilla, Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood 
Street, Evanston, IL 60201, telephone (847) 475-3410, email 
apadilla@evanstonhistorycenter.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 Evanston History Center, Evanston, IL. The first set 
of human remains was removed from either Albany, Whiteside County, IL 
or Evanston, Cook County, IL. The second set of human remains was 
removed from Evanston, Cook County, IL.
    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 Evanston 
History Center professional staff in consultation with representatives 
of Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, 
Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of 
Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; Peoria Tribe of Indians 
of Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; and 
the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1878, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from either Albany, Whiteside County, IL (Albany Mounds, 
site 11WT1) or Evanston, Cook County, IL. Conflicting provenance 
indicated on inventory tags and lack of accession records complicate 
the history of these human remains. One document asserts it is the 
skull of a Native American girl removed from a mound on the upper 
terrace of hills on the Mississippi river near Albany, IL in 1878 and 
was donated by F.S. Pooler (donation date unknown). Another document 
indicates that the skull was unearthed in a burial ground on the site 
of the present Evanston Hospital. It is unknown what methods were used 
in determining the age or gender of the cranium. No known individuals 
were identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    On an unknown date, prior to 1929, human remains representing, at

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minimum, one individual were removed from south Evanston, Cook County, 
IL, along the lake shore. The fragmented human remains were presented 
to the Evanston Historical Society in 1929 as part of the C.S. Raddin 
Collection. Charles Salisbury Raddin (1863-1930) was an early director 
of the Evanston Historical Society. It is unknown when or exactly where 
on the South Evanston lakeshore the fragments were originally 
discovered. No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.

Determinations Made by the Evanston History Center

    Officials of the Evanston History Center have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on collection documentation in 
the Evanston History Center's records.
     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(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 Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi 
Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk 
Nation of Wisconsin; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi 
Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, 
Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; 
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in 
Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Tribe of the 
Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest 
County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, 
Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band 
of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the 
Potawatomi, Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and 
Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox Nation of 
Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Sac & Fox 
Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

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 Alyssa M. Padilla, Evanston History 
Center, 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201, telephone (847) 475-
3410, email apadilla@evanstonhistorycenter.org, by July 8, 2016, After 
that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of 
control of the human remains to Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; 
Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian 
Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Match-e-be-nash-she-
wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band 
of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, 
Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox 
Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; 
Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of 
Nebraska may proceed.
    The Evanston History Center is responsible for notifying the 
Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi 
Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk 
Nation of Wisconsin; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi 
Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, 
Michigan; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; 
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in 
Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Sac & Fox Tribe of the 
Mississippi in Iowa; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska that this 
notice has been published.

    Dated: May 16, 2016.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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