Notice of Inventory Completion: Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 36945 [2016-13595]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 110 / Wednesday, June 8, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–21096]; [PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, previously listed as the Office of the State Archaeologist Burials Program, 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 Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains 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 should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program at the address in this notice by July 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Lara Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, University of Iowa, 700 South Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52242, telephone (319) 384–0740, email laranoldner@uiowa.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 completion of an inventory of human remains under the control of the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program. The human remains were removed from Walworth County, SD. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Jun 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 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. 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 Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. History and Description of the Remains In the 1960s, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from an unknown location, likely the Swan Creek site (39WW7), in Walworth County, SD. The human remains were transferred from an employee of the State Historical Museum to a private individual at an unknown date. The son of the recipient transferred the human remains to the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program in June 2002. The cranial remains were identified as an older, possibly male adult (Burial Project 1588). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The Swan Creek site is attributed to the Coalescent tradition. The people who resided at Coalescent sites are considered to be most likely affiliated with the Arikara. The Arikara are present-day members of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. Determinations Made by the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program Officials of the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program have determined that: • 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), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. 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 should submit a written request with information in PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36945 support of the request to Lara Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, University of Iowa, 700 South Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52242, telephone (319) 384– 0740, email lara-noldner@uiowa.edu, by July 8, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota may proceed. The Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program is responsible for notifying the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota that this notice has been published. Dated: May 16, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–13595 Filed 6–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–21092; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Catalina Island Museum, Avalon, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Catalina Island Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meet the definition of a sacred object. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Catalina Island Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item 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 request to the Catalina Island Museum at the address in this notice by July 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Michael DeMarsche, Ph.D., Catalina Island Museum, 1 Casino Way, Casino Building, P.O. Box 366, Avalon, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-21096]; [PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, 
previously listed as the Office of the State Archaeologist Burials 
Program, 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 Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology Program. If no additional requestors come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains 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 should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program at the address 
in this notice by July 8, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Lara Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology Program, University of Iowa, 700 South Clinton Street, 
Iowa City, IA 52242, telephone (319) 384-0740, email lara-noldner@uiowa.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 completion of an inventory of human remains under 
the control of the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology 
Program. The human remains were removed from Walworth County, SD.
    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. 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 Office 
of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program professional staff in 
consultation with representatives of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the 
Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota.

History and Description of the Remains

    In the 1960s, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from an unknown location, likely the Swan Creek 
site (39WW7), in Walworth County, SD. The human remains were 
transferred from an employee of the State Historical Museum to a 
private individual at an unknown date. The son of the recipient 
transferred the human remains to the Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology Program in June 2002. The cranial remains were 
identified as an older, possibly male adult (Burial Project 1588). No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The Swan Creek site is attributed to the Coalescent tradition. The 
people who resided at Coalescent sites are considered to be most likely 
affiliated with the Arikara. The Arikara are present-day members of the 
Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota.

Determinations Made by the Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology Program

    Officials of the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology 
Program have determined that:
     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), there is a relationship of 
shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native 
American human remains and Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold 
Reservation, North Dakota.

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 should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to Lara 
Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, 
University of Iowa, 700 South Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52242, 
telephone (319) 384-0740, email lara-noldner@uiowa.edu, by July 8, 
2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains to the Three Affiliated Tribes 
of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota may proceed.
    The Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program is 
responsible for notifying the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort 
Berthold Reservation, North Dakota that this notice has been published.

    Dated: May 16, 2016.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2016-13595 Filed 6-7-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4312-50-P