Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA, 68039-68040 [2016-23803]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2016 / Notices Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation of Wisconsin; Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Leech Lake Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, Michigan; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Mille Lacs Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin; Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Minnesota; Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan; Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Sokaogon Chippewa Community, Wisconsin; St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota; White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota; and the Wyandotte Nation (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘The Aboriginal Land Tribes’’). • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to The Aboriginal Land Tribes. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 Patricia Capone, Museum Curator and Director of Research and Repatriation, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496–3702, email pcapone@ fas.harvard.edu by November 2, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Aboriginal Land Tribes may proceed. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is responsible for notifying The Invited and Consulted Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: September 19, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–23810 Filed 9–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Sep 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22006; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 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 University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 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 University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the address in this notice by November 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: Dr. Julian Siggers, Director, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA 19104, telephone (215) 898–4050. 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 University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA. The human remains were removed from unknown locations in Michigan. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68039 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 University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; and with the Michigan Anishinabek Cultural Preservation & Repatriation Alliance, a non-federally recognized entity, representing the following federally recognized tribes: Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Michigan; Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, Michigan; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan; and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Michigan. History and Description of the Remains At an unknown date prior to 1839, human remains representing, at minimum, one individuals (UPM#: 97– 606–657) were obtained by Dr. Joseph Walker, of the United States Army, from an unknown location in Michigan while he was stationed there (Morton 1839: 186). Dr. Walker subsequently sent the remains to Dr. Samuel G. Morton for inclusion in his collection of human crania from around the world. The human remains are represented by a cranium and mandible) of a single male individual 30–40 years of age. The condition of the remains suggests they were not buried. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date prior to 1840, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual (UPM#: 97– 606–737) was obtained from an unknown site in Michigan by Col. John James Abert. The remains were subsequently transferred to Dr. Samuel E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 68040 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2016 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Morton in Philadelphia for inclusion in his collection of human crania from around the world. The human remains are those of a single male individual estimated to be 60+ years old and are represented by a cranium. The condition of the remains suggests they were not buried. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At this time, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia provided storage space for much of Dr. Morton’s collections, including these human remains, until his death in 1851. In 1853, Dr. Morton’s collection, including all of the remains described above, were purchased from Dr. Morton’s Estate and formally presented to the Academy of Natural Sciences. In 1966, Dr. Morton’s collection was loaned to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. In 1997, the collection was formally gifted to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Museum documentation, collector records and anthropological literature indicate that the two sets of human remains date to the Historic Period. The human remains have been identified as Native American based on the specific cultural and geographic attributions in the museum records. Collector’s records, museum documentation and published historical sources identify the human remains above as Potawatomi. Scholarly ethno-historic and anthropological publications and land cession records indicate that the geographic location is consistent with the known historical territory of the Potawatomi. Determinations made by the {Museum or Federal Agency} Officials of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of two individuals 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 the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Sep 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana. 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 associated funerary objects} should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Dr. Julian Siggers, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, telephone (215) 898–4050, by November 2, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Match-e-benash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana may proceed. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is responsible for notifying the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; and the Michigan Anishinabek Cultural Preservation & Repatriation Alliance, a non-federally recognized entity, representing the following federally recognized tribes: Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Michigan; Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, Michigan; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan; and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of Chippewa Indians, Michigan that this notice has been published. Dated: September 19, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–23803 Filed 9–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22013; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 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 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. 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 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at the address in this notice by November 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: Patricia Capone, Museum Curator and Director of Research and Repatriation, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496–3702, email pcapone@ fas.harvard.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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-22006; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Pennsylvania Museum 
of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and 
Anthropology 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 University of Pennsylvania 
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 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 
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at 
the address in this notice by November 2, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Dr. Julian Siggers, Director, University of Pennsylvania 
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 
telephone (215) 898-4050.

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 University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and 
Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA. The human remains were removed from 
unknown locations in Michigan.
    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 
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 
professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Citizen 
Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, 
Wisconsin; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as 
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi 
Indians, Michigan and Indiana; and with the Michigan Anishinabek 
Cultural Preservation & Repatriation Alliance, a non-federally 
recognized entity, representing the following federally recognized 
tribes: Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan; Grand Traverse Band of 
Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Hannahville Indian Community, 
Michigan; Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Michigan; Lac Vieux Desert 
Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Little River Band 
of Ottawa Indians, Michigan; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa 
Indians, Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians 
of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan 
(previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Saginaw Chippewa 
Indian Tribe of Michigan; and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa 
Indians, Michigan.

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown date prior to 1839, human remains representing, at 
minimum, one individuals (UPM#: 97-606-657) were obtained by Dr. Joseph 
Walker, of the United States Army, from an unknown location in Michigan 
while he was stationed there (Morton 1839: 186). Dr. Walker 
subsequently sent the remains to Dr. Samuel G. Morton for inclusion in 
his collection of human crania from around the world. The human remains 
are represented by a cranium and mandible) of a single male individual 
30-40 years of age. The condition of the remains suggests they were not 
buried. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    At an unknown date prior to 1840, human remains representing, at 
minimum, one individual (UPM#: 97-606-737) was obtained from an unknown 
site in Michigan by Col. John James Abert. The remains were 
subsequently transferred to Dr. Samuel

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Morton in Philadelphia for inclusion in his collection of human crania 
from around the world. The human remains are those of a single male 
individual estimated to be 60+ years old and are represented by a 
cranium. The condition of the remains suggests they were not buried. No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    At this time, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 
provided storage space for much of Dr. Morton's collections, including 
these human remains, until his death in 1851. In 1853, Dr. Morton's 
collection, including all of the remains described above, were 
purchased from Dr. Morton's Estate and formally presented to the 
Academy of Natural Sciences. In 1966, Dr. Morton's collection was 
loaned to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and 
Anthropology. In 1997, the collection was formally gifted to the 
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
    Museum documentation, collector records and anthropological 
literature indicate that the two sets of human remains date to the 
Historic Period. The human remains have been identified as Native 
American based on the specific cultural and geographic attributions in 
the museum records. Collector's records, museum documentation and 
published historical sources identify the human remains above as 
Potawatomi. Scholarly ethno-historic and anthropological publications 
and land cession records indicate that the geographic location is 
consistent with the known historical territory of the Potawatomi.

Determinations made by the {Museum or Federal Agency{time} 

    Officials of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology 
and Anthropology have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of two individuals 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 the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; 
Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian 
Community, Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi 
Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, 
Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Prairie 
Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as Prairie Band of 
Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, 
Michigan and Indiana.

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 associated 
funerary objects{time}  should submit a written request with 
information in support of the request to Dr. Julian Siggers, University 
of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South 
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, telephone (215) 898-4050, by November 
2, 2016. After that date, if no additional requestors have come 
forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Citizen 
Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, 
Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-
wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band 
of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, 
Inc.); Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as Prairie 
Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, 
Michigan and Indiana may proceed.
    The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and 
Anthropology is responsible for notifying the Citizen Potawatomi 
Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; 
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as Prairie Band of 
Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, 
Michigan and Indiana; and the Michigan Anishinabek Cultural 
Preservation & Repatriation Alliance, a non-federally recognized 
entity, representing the following federally recognized tribes: Bay 
Mills Indian Community, Michigan; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and 
Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; 
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Michigan; Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake 
Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan; Little River Band of Ottawa 
Indians, Michigan; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, 
Michigan; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of 
Michigan; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan 
(previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Saginaw Chippewa 
Indian Tribe of Michigan; and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa 
Indians, Michigan that this notice has been published.

    Dated: September 19, 2016.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2016-23803 Filed 9-30-16; 8:45 am]
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