Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art (Gilcrease Museum), Tulsa, OK, 64503-64505 [2016-22618]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 20, 2016 / Notices Jean Sonneman, Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. funerary objects under the control of the Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Limestone and Morgan Counties, AL. 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 and associated funerary objects. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. [FR Doc. 2016–22612 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–21887; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art (Gilcrease Museum), Tulsa, OK National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art (Gilcrease 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 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Gilcrease Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects 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 Gilcrease Museum at the address in this notice by October 20, 2016. SUMMARY: Laura Bryant, Anthropology Collections Manager, Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road, Tulsa, OK 74127, telephone (918) 596–2747, email laura-bryant@utulsa.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 and associated sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Gilcrease Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains In 1954, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from likely one of these sites: 1LI27, 1LI49, 1LI52, or 1LI53 (Soday site number 399) in Limestone County, AL. The exact location is unclear. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent an adult, aged 36–55. No known individuals were identified. The 85 associated funerary objects are 1 scraper, 8 pottery sherds, and 76 flint and stone tools. In 1951, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Skeleton Island (Soday site number 401) in Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent one adult, aged 36– 55. No known individuals were identified. The 430 associated funerary objects are 3 axes, 115 points, 8 sherds, 58 stone tools, 3 bone tools, and 243 unworked-stones. In 1953, human remains representing, at minimum, 16 individuals were PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64503 removed from Harbor Island West (Soday site number 417) in Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent one juvenile male, aged 13–19; one female young adult and one infant in the same burial; four adults; three children; and six individuals of unknown age and sex. No known individuals were identified. The 140 associated funerary objects are 72 sherds, 12 shell pieces, 44 stone tools, 3 partial ceramic pots, 1 ceramic trowel, 1 bone piece, and 7 flint cobbles. In 1953, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals were removed from Center Island East (Soday site number 423) in Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent three females, aged 20–35, and one male, aged 36–55. No known individuals were identified. The 587 associated funerary objects are 28 shells, 77 sherds, 476 stone tools and points, 1 stone palette, 1 round disk, and 4 faunal bone tools. In 1955, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Soday, East Middle Quad/TVA (Soday site number 428) in Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent one adult male, aged 36–55. No known individuals were identified. The 3,806 associated funerary objects are 1,325 stone tools, 14 sherds, 831 worked stone objects, 145 flakes, 561 points, 1 stone disc, 1 broken drill, 201 scrapers, 101 knives, 625 stone objects, and 1 hammerstone. In 1952–1958, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Strap Handle Island, Wheeler Lake (Soday site number 489) in Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 64504 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 20, 2016 / Notices purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The age and sex of the individual is unknown. No known individuals were identified. The 754 associated funerary objects are 4 discs, 86 sherds, 1 faunal bone, 1 cup, 1 bone awl, 6 knives, 5 discoidals, 233 stone tools, 371 points, 3 shells, 6 celts, 8 flakes, 6 stone bowls, 19 scrapers, 1 drill piece, 1 white cobble, 1 sandstone piece, and 1 broken gorget. On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Bald Knob Cemetery/Folsom Graveyard (Soday site number 456) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent one female adult, aged 36–55. No known individuals were identified. The 10 associated funerary objects are 2 scrapers, 3 points, and 5 stone objects. In 1952, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from West Middle Quad, Decatur (Soday site number 435) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent two females, aged 20– 35. No known individuals were identified. The 1,245 associated funerary objects are 777 stone objects, 454 points, 13 flakes, and 1 pestle. In 1957, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from Chemstrand Island #1, Decatur (Soday site number 476) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. No known individuals were identified. The 432 associated funerary objects are 95 stone tools and points, 54 sherds, and 283 pieces of shell. On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 Chemstrand, Harbor Island, Decatur (Soday site number 504) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent an adult, aged 36–55. No known individuals were identified. The 440 associated funerary objects are 4 points, 1 flake, 395 sherds, 1 quartz, 1 marble, 2 turtle shells, 12 daub structure fragments, 5 pottery supports, and 19 stone objects. In 1957, human remains representing, at minimum, five individuals were removed from Prater Field Mounds (Soday site number 570) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent one young adult, aged 20–35; one middle-adult of unknown sex; two males, aged 36–55; and one individual of unknown age or sex. No known individuals were identified. The 13 associated funerary objects are 1 hoe, 1 boatstone, and 11 points and tools. On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Elkmont Side Notch, Decatur (Soday site number 607) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. No known individuals were identified. The 71 associated funerary objects are 71 points and flakes. Determinations Made by the Gilcrease Museum Officials of the Gilcrease Museum have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on the burial context and location. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 37 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 8,013 objects described in this notice are reasonably believed to have PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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), a relationship of shared group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects may be to the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Laura Bryant, Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road, Tulsa, OK 74127, telephone (918) 596–2747, email laura-bryant@ utulsa.edu, by October 20, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma may proceed. The Gilcrease Museum is responsible for notifying the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 20, 2016 / Notices Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: September 6, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–22618 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–21897; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The San Diego Museum of Man 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 a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the San Diego Museum of Man. 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 objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the San Diego Museum of Man at the address in this notice by October 20, 2016. ADDRESSES: Ben Garcia, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, telephone (619) 239–2001 ext. 17, email bgarcia@museumofman.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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Long Island, Kodiak Island Borough, AK. 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. Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains and associated funerary objects was made by the San Diego Museum of Man professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak (previously listed as the Shoonaq’ Tribe of Kodiak) and the Tangirnaq Native Village (formerly Lesnoi Village (aka Woody Island)). History and Description of the Remains In the summer of 1968, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Long Island, Kodiak Island Borough, AK. These remains were removed from a midden by amateur anthropologists from the Long Island Historical Society. The individual is an adult male. These remains and associated funerary objects were donated to the San Diego Museum of Man by Steve and Linda Gassaway in 1984. No known individuals were identified. The 2 associated funerary objects are 1 slate hone and 1 lot of faunal remains. An examination of the human remains by San Diego Museum of Man physical anthropology professional staff in 1990 determined the individual to be of prehistoric native Alaskan origin. Archeological data indicate that modern Alutiiqs evolved from societies of the Kodiak region, and can trace their ancestry back over 7,500 years in the region. The modern cultural affiliation of this prehistoric individual from Long Island is shared jointly between the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak (previously listed as the Shoonaq’ Tribe of Kodiak) and the Tangirnaq Native Village (formerly Lesnoi Village (aka Woody Island)). Determinations Made by the {Museum or Federal Agency} Officials of the San Diego Museum of Man have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64505 represent the physical remains of one individual of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the two 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 the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak (previously listed as the Shoonaq’ Tribe of Kodiak) and the Tangirnaq Native Village (formerly Lesnoi Village (aka Woody Island)). 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 two associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Ben Garcia, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, telephone (619) 239– 2001 ext. 17, email bgarcia@ museumofman.org, by October 20, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak (previously listed as the Shoonaq’ Tribe of Kodiak) and the Tangirnaq Native Village (formerly Lesnoi Village (aka Woody Island)) may proceed. The San Diego Museum of Man is responsible for notifying the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak (previously listed as the Shoonaq’ Tribe of Kodiak) and Tangirnaq Native Village (formerly Lesnoi Village (aka Woody Island)) that this notice has been published. Dated: September 7, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–22617 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–933; (Advisory Opinion)] Certain Stainless Steel Products, Certain Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same, and Certain Products Containing Same; Notice of the Issuance of an Advisory Opinion U.S. International Trade Commission. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-21887; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of 
American History and Art (Gilcrease Museum), Tulsa, OK

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art 
(Gilcrease 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 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 and associated 
funerary objects should submit a written request to the Gilcrease 
Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control 
of the human remains and associated funerary objects 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 Gilcrease Museum at the address in this notice by 
October 20, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Laura Bryant, Anthropology Collections Manager, Thomas 
Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, 1400 N. Gilcrease 
Museum Road, Tulsa, OK 74127, telephone (918) 596-2747, email laura-bryant@utulsa.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 and 
associated funerary objects under the control of the Gilcrease Museum, 
Tulsa, OK. The human remains and associated funerary objects were 
removed from Limestone and Morgan Counties, AL.
    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 and associated funerary 
objects. 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 
Gilcrease Museum professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee 
Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the 
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1954, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from likely one of these sites: 1LI27, 1LI49, 1LI52, or 
1LI53 (Soday site number 399) in Limestone County, AL. The exact 
location is unclear. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, 
a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease 
Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these 
human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease 
Museum. The human remains represent an adult, aged 36-55. No known 
individuals were identified. The 85 associated funerary objects are 1 
scraper, 8 pottery sherds, and 76 flint and stone tools.
    In 1951, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from Skeleton Island (Soday site number 401) in Limestone 
County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a 
collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease 
Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these 
human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease 
Museum. The human remains represent one adult, aged 36-55. No known 
individuals were identified. The 430 associated funerary objects are 3 
axes, 115 points, 8 sherds, 58 stone tools, 3 bone tools, and 243 
unworked-stones.
    In 1953, human remains representing, at minimum, 16 individuals 
were removed from Harbor Island West (Soday site number 417) in 
Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, 
a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease 
Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these 
human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease 
Museum. The human remains represent one juvenile male, aged 13-19; one 
female young adult and one infant in the same burial; four adults; 
three children; and six individuals of unknown age and sex. No known 
individuals were identified. The 140 associated funerary objects are 72 
sherds, 12 shell pieces, 44 stone tools, 3 partial ceramic pots, 1 
ceramic trowel, 1 bone piece, and 7 flint cobbles.
    In 1953, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals 
were removed from Center Island East (Soday site number 423) in 
Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, 
a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease 
Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these 
human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease 
Museum. The human remains represent three females, aged 20-35, and one 
male, aged 36-55. No known individuals were identified. The 587 
associated funerary objects are 28 shells, 77 sherds, 476 stone tools 
and points, 1 stone palette, 1 round disk, and 4 faunal bone tools.
    In 1955, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from Soday, East Middle Quad/TVA (Soday site number 428) 
in Limestone County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. 
Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas 
Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including 
these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the 
Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent one adult male, aged 36-
55. No known individuals were identified. The 3,806 associated funerary 
objects are 1,325 stone tools, 14 sherds, 831 worked stone objects, 145 
flakes, 561 points, 1 stone disc, 1 broken drill, 201 scrapers, 101 
knives, 625 stone objects, and 1 hammerstone.
    In 1952-1958, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from Strap Handle Island, Wheeler Lake (Soday 
site number 489) in Limestone County, AL. The human remains were 
removed by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 
1982, the Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association

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purchased the Soday Collection, including these human remains, and 
subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease Museum. The age 
and sex of the individual is unknown. No known individuals were 
identified. The 754 associated funerary objects are 4 discs, 86 sherds, 
1 faunal bone, 1 cup, 1 bone awl, 6 knives, 5 discoidals, 233 stone 
tools, 371 points, 3 shells, 6 celts, 8 flakes, 6 stone bowls, 19 
scrapers, 1 drill piece, 1 white cobble, 1 sandstone piece, and 1 
broken gorget.
    On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from Bald Knob Cemetery/Folsom Graveyard (Soday 
site number 456) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed 
by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the 
Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, 
including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection 
to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent one female adult, 
aged 36-55. No known individuals were identified. The 10 associated 
funerary objects are 2 scrapers, 3 points, and 5 stone objects.
    In 1952, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals 
were removed from West Middle Quad, Decatur (Soday site number 435) in 
Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a 
collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease 
Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these 
human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease 
Museum. The human remains represent two females, aged 20-35. No known 
individuals were identified. The 1,245 associated funerary objects are 
777 stone objects, 454 points, 13 flakes, and 1 pestle.
    In 1957, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals 
were removed from Chemstrand Island #1, Decatur (Soday site number 476) 
in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, 
a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease 
Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these 
human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease 
Museum. No known individuals were identified. The 432 associated 
funerary objects are 95 stone tools and points, 54 sherds, and 283 
pieces of shell.
    On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from Chemstrand, Harbor Island, Decatur (Soday 
site number 504) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed 
by Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the 
Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, 
including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection 
to the Gilcrease Museum. The human remains represent an adult, aged 36-
55. No known individuals were identified. The 440 associated funerary 
objects are 4 points, 1 flake, 395 sherds, 1 quartz, 1 marble, 2 turtle 
shells, 12 daub structure fragments, 5 pottery supports, and 19 stone 
objects.
    In 1957, human remains representing, at minimum, five individuals 
were removed from Prater Field Mounds (Soday site number 570) in Morgan 
County, AL. The human remains were removed by Frank J. Soday, a 
collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the Thomas Gilcrease 
Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, including these 
human remains, and subsequently donated the collection to the Gilcrease 
Museum. The human remains represent one young adult, aged 20-35; one 
middle-adult of unknown sex; two males, aged 36-55; and one individual 
of unknown age or sex. No known individuals were identified. The 13 
associated funerary objects are 1 hoe, 1 boatstone, and 11 points and 
tools.
    On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from Elkmont Side Notch, Decatur (Soday site 
number 607) in Morgan County, AL. The human remains were removed by 
Frank J. Soday, a collector and amateur archeologist. In 1982, the 
Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association purchased the Soday Collection, 
including these human remains, and subsequently donated the collection 
to the Gilcrease Museum. No known individuals were identified. The 71 
associated funerary objects are 71 points and flakes.

Determinations Made by the Gilcrease Museum

    Officials of the Gilcrease Museum have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on the burial context and 
location.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of 37 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 8,013 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), a relationship of shared 
group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American 
human remains and associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects were 
removed is the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band 
of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; 
and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders indicate 
that the land from which the Native American human remains and 
associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the 
Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw 
Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of 
Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects may be to the Cherokee 
Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The 
Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee 
Indians in Oklahoma.

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 and associated funerary objects should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to Laura 
Bryant, Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road, Tulsa, OK 
74127, telephone (918) 596-2747, email laura-bryant@utulsa.edu, by 
October 20, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have 
come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated 
funerary objects to the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee 
Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the 
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma may proceed.
    The Gilcrease Museum is responsible for notifying the Cherokee 
Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The 
Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee 
Indians in

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Oklahoma that this notice has been published.

    Dated: September 6, 2016.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2016-22618 Filed 9-19-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4312-50-P