Notice of Inventory Completion: Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 91195-91196 [2016-30339]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices Dated: December 7, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Program, Iowa City, IA. The human remains were removed from Woodbury County, IA. 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. [FR Doc. 2016–30335 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22506; 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 University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology 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 University of Iowa 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 University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, at the address in this notice by January 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: Dr. Lara Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, University of Iowa, 700 S 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 University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; Oglala Sioux Tribe; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota; and the Yankton Sioux Tribe. History and Description of the Remains In 1988, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the site of the War Eagle Monument (13WD69) in Woodbury County, IA, prior to the monument’s relocation. In 1988, erosion caused human remains to be exposed along the upper edge of the bluff. These remains were recovered by personnel from the Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA) and were transferred to the OSA Bioarchaeology Program. An adult of indeterminate age, possibly female, is represented by the lower limb bones (Burial Projects 266 and 648). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The number of burials in the vicinity of the War Eagle Monument is unknown. According to various accounts, War Eagle, a Sioux chief, and at least two of his daughters were buried on the bluff. Additionally, some of War Eagle’s grandchildren and at least four Euro-American settlers are believed to have been buried in the area. While identification of the individual cannot PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 91195 be determined, based on archival information, the remains represent a Sioux individual. Determinations Made by the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program Officials of the University of Iowa 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 the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; Oglala Sioux Tribe; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota; and the Yankton Sioux Tribe. 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 Dr. Lara Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, University of Iowa, 700 S Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52242, telephone (319) 384–0740, email lara-noldner@ uiowa.edu, by January 17, 2017. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; Oglala Sioux Tribe; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 91196 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices Reservation; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota; and the Yankton Sioux Tribe may proceed. The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program is responsible for notifying the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; Oglala Sioux Tribe; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota; and the Yankton Sioux Tribe that this notice has been published. Dated: December 1, 2016. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2016–30339 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–CONC–22415; PPWOBSADC0, PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000] Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts National Park Service, Interior. Public notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it proposes to extend the expiring concession contract listed below for 1 year or until the effective date of a new contract, whichever occurs sooner. DATES: Effective January 1, 2017. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Borda, Program Chief, Commercial Services Program, National Park Service, 1201 Eye Street NW., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: 202–513–7156. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following concession contract will expire by its term on or before December 31, 2016. The National Park Service has determined the proposed extensions is necessary to avoid interruption of visitor services and has taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to avoid such interruption. The publication of this notice merely reflects the intent of the National Park Service and does not bind the National Park Service to extend the contract listed below. The National Park Service authorizes extension of visitor services for the following contract under the terms and conditions of the current contract (as amended if applicable). The extension of operations does not affect any rights with respect to selection for award of a new concession contract. Park unit CONCID Rocky Mountain National Park ....................................... CC–ROMO002–02 ......................................................... Dated: November 28, 2016. Teresa Austin, Associate Director, Business Services. [FR Doc. 2016–30248 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22444; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum) has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on January 19, 2016. This notice corrects the total number of associated funerary objects and the transfer of control determination. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 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 Burke Museum. 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 Burke Museum at the address in this notice by January 17, 2017. Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849 x2, email plape@uw.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 correction of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects under the control of the ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Concessioner Hi Country Stables, Inc. Burke Museum, Seattle, WA. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Island County, WA. 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. This notice corrects the total number of associated funerary objects and to whom the Burke Museum will transfer control of the items published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (81 FR 2901–2902, January 19, 2016). This notice also corrects the list of Indian tribes in the determination of Additional Requestors and Disposition. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. Correction In the Federal Register (81 FR 2902, January 19, 2016), column 1, paragraph 3 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-22506; 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 University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology 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 University of Iowa 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 
University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology 
Program, at the address in this notice by January 17, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Dr. Lara Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology Program, University of Iowa, 700 S 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 University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology Program, Iowa City, IA. The human remains were removed 
from Woodbury County, IA.
    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 Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology 
Program professional staff in consultation with representatives of the 
Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, 
Montana; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, 
South Dakota; Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, 
South Dakota; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Lower Brule 
Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation; Lower Sioux Indian 
Community in the State of Minnesota; Oglala Sioux Tribe; Rosebud Sioux 
Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; 
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; 
Spirit Lake Tribe; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, 
Minnesota; and the Yankton Sioux Tribe.

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1988, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from the site of the War Eagle Monument (13WD69) in 
Woodbury County, IA, prior to the monument's relocation. In 1988, 
erosion caused human remains to be exposed along the upper edge of the 
bluff. These remains were recovered by personnel from the Office of the 
State Archaeologist (OSA) and were transferred to the OSA 
Bioarchaeology Program. An adult of indeterminate age, possibly female, 
is represented by the lower limb bones (Burial Projects 266 and 648). 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present.
    The number of burials in the vicinity of the War Eagle Monument is 
unknown. According to various accounts, War Eagle, a Sioux chief, and 
at least two of his daughters were buried on the bluff. Additionally, 
some of War Eagle's grandchildren and at least four Euro-American 
settlers are believed to have been buried in the area. While 
identification of the individual cannot be determined, based on 
archival information, the remains represent a Sioux individual.

Determinations Made by the University of Iowa Office of the State 
Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program

    Officials of the University of Iowa 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 the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort 
Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the 
Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the 
Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of 
South Dakota; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation; 
Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; Oglala Sioux 
Tribe; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation; Santee 
Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse 
Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe; Standing Rock Sioux 
Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota; and the Yankton Sioux Tribe.

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 Dr. Lara 
Noldner, Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, 
University of Iowa, 700 S Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52242, 
telephone (319) 384-0740, email lara-noldner@uiowa.edu, by January 17, 
2017. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains to the Assiniboine and Sioux 
Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Cheyenne River 
Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Creek 
Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; Flandreau 
Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the 
Lower Brule Reservation; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of 
Minnesota; Oglala Sioux Tribe; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud 
Indian

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Reservation; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of 
the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe; 
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota; and the 
Yankton Sioux Tribe may proceed.
    The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist 
Bioarchaeology Program is responsible for notifying the Assiniboine and 
Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Cheyenne 
River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow 
Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota; 
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe 
of the Lower Brule Reservation; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the 
State of Minnesota; Oglala Sioux Tribe; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the 
Rosebud Indian Reservation; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-
Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit 
Lake Tribe; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Upper Sioux Community, 
Minnesota; and the Yankton Sioux Tribe that this notice has been 
published.

    Dated: December 1, 2016.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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