Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Possession of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR, and Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR; Correction, 11632-11633 [2017-03613]

Download as PDF 11632 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 36 / Friday, February 24, 2017 / Notices the request to the Burke Museum at the address in this notice by March 27, 2017. Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849x2, 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 completion of an inventory of human remains under the control of the Burke Museum, Seattle, WA. The human remains were removed from ‘‘Arctic Alaska’’. 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. ADDRESSES: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by Burke Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, the Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government, the Native Village of Point Hope, and the North Slope Borough’s Department of Inupiat History, Language and Culture, an entity that does not have standing under the law, but assists the tribes and Native Villages with repatriation efforts. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains On an unknown date prior to 1923, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from an unknown location in the Alaskan Arctic. The original museum catalog ledger information notes these human remains are from ‘‘Arctic Alaska’’. Based on where the catalog number entry (#3499) falls on the ledger, these human remains were brought to the museum prior to 1923. No known individuals were identified. No funerary objects are present. These human remains have been determined to be Native American based on geographical and biological information. Archeological and biological information suggest continuity between past populations and the modern Inupiat. These human remains exhibit characteristics of being collected from the surface, including bleaching and lichen adhered to the cranium and mandible. This is consistent with traditional Inupiat VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Feb 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 burial practices of laying the deceased on the surface or in boxes on the surface. The Inupiat are now members of the Atqasuk Village (Atkasook), Kaktovik Village (a.k.a. Barter Island), Native Village of Nuiqsut (a.k.a. Nooiksut), Native Village of Point Lay, Village of Anaktuvuk Pass, and Village of Wainwright, which are all represented by the Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government, and Native Village of Point Hope. Determinations Made by the Burke Museum Officials of the Burke Museum 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 Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government, and Native Village of Point Hope. 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 Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849 ext 2, email plape@uw.edu, by March 27, 2017. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government, and Native Village of Point Hope may proceed. The Burke Museum is responsible for notifying the Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government, and Native Village of Point Hope that this notice has been published. Dated: January 10, 2017. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2017–03607 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22754; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Possession of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR, and Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The Arkansas Archeological Survey has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on April 15, 2002 and on December 22, 2014. This notice removes human remains and associated funerary objects that are not under the control of the Arkansas Archeological Society. ADDRESSES: Dr. George Sabo, Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey, 2475 North Hatch Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704, telephone (479) 575–3556. 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 previously thought to be under the control of the Arkansas Archeological Survey. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Clark County, Poinsett County, and Pulaski County, AR. 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 removes human remains and associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (67 FR 18242, April 15, 2002) and (79 FR 76357, 76359, December 22, 2014). Three sites listed in those notices by the Arkansas Archeological Survey (AAS) were determined later to be under the control of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 36 / Friday, February 24, 2017 / Notices Correction In the Federal Register (67 FR 18242, April 15, 2002), column 2, paragraph 7 is removed in its entirety. In the Federal Register (67 FR 18243, April 15, 2002), column 1, paragraph 2, sentence 1 is corrected by replacing the number 140 with the number 116. In the Federal Register (67 FR 18243, April 15, 2002), column 1, paragraph 2, sentence 2 is corrected by replacing the number 168 with the number 62. In the Federal Register (79 FR 76357, December 22, 2014), column 3, paragraph 5 is removed in its entirety. In the Federal Register (79 FR 76358, December 22, 2014), column 3, paragraph 6 is removed in its entirety. In the Federal Register (79 FR 76361, December 22, 2014), column 3, paragraph 3, sentence 1 is corrected by replacing the number 440 with the number 435. The Arkansas Archeological Survey is responsible for notifying the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and the Quapaw Tribe of Indians that this notice has been published. Dated: January 17, 2017. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2017–03613 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22722; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum (Burke Museum) 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 Burke Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Feb 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 Burke Museum at the address in this notice by March 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849x2, 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 completion of an inventory of human remains under the control of the Burke Museum, Seattle, WA. The human remains were removed from Point Hope, North Slope 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. 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 Burke Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Native Village of Point Hope. History and Description of the Remains In 1929, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Point Hope, North Slope Borough, AK. The human remains were removed by William A. Shanafelt and loaned to the Burke Museum in 1930. While the Burke Museum has never formally accessioned these human remains, it has been advised to proceed and comply with NAGPRA regarding this individual. No known individuals were identified. No funerary objects are present. The human remains have been determined to be Native American based on osteological and geographical evidence. Based on the donor’s history and general provenience of removal, the human remains have been determined to be related to the Inupiat people of the Point Hope area. The Inupiat were the aboriginal occupants of the archeological sites documented in the PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11633 Point Hope area, which date between A.D. 1000–1700 (Damas, 1984). The modern day Inupiat descendants are members of the Native Village of Point Hope (Tikigaq). Determinations Made by the Burke Museum Officials of the Burke Museum 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 Native Village of Point Hope. 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 Peter Lape, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195, telephone (206) 685–3849, email plape@uw.edu, by March 27, 2017. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Native Village of Point Hope may proceed. The Burke Museum is responsible for notifying the Native Village of Point Hope that this notice has been published. Dated: January 10, 2017. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2017–03632 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22815; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Arkansas Archeological Survey 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 36 (Friday, February 24, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-22754; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains 
and Associated Funerary Objects in the Possession of the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR, and Notice of Inventory 
Completion: Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The Arkansas Archeological Survey has corrected an inventory 
of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice 
of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on April 15, 2002 and 
on December 22, 2014. This notice removes human remains and associated 
funerary objects that are not under the control of the Arkansas 
Archeological Society.

ADDRESSES: Dr. George Sabo, Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey, 
2475 North Hatch Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704, telephone (479) 575-
3556.

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 previously thought to be under the control 
of the Arkansas Archeological Survey. The human remains and associated 
funerary objects were removed from Clark County, Poinsett County, and 
Pulaski County, AR.
    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 removes human remains and associated funerary objects 
published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register 
(67 FR 18242, April 15, 2002) and (79 FR 76357, 76359, December 22, 
2014). Three sites listed in those notices by the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey (AAS) were determined later to be under the 
control of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. 
Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not 
occurred.

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Correction

    In the Federal Register (67 FR 18242, April 15, 2002), column 2, 
paragraph 7 is removed in its entirety.
    In the Federal Register (67 FR 18243, April 15, 2002), column 1, 
paragraph 2, sentence 1 is corrected by replacing the number 140 with 
the number 116.
    In the Federal Register (67 FR 18243, April 15, 2002), column 1, 
paragraph 2, sentence 2 is corrected by replacing the number 168 with 
the number 62.
    In the Federal Register (79 FR 76357, December 22, 2014), column 3, 
paragraph 5 is removed in its entirety.
    In the Federal Register (79 FR 76358, December 22, 2014), column 3, 
paragraph 6 is removed in its entirety.
    In the Federal Register (79 FR 76361, December 22, 2014), column 3, 
paragraph 3, sentence 1 is corrected by replacing the number 440 with 
the number 435.
    The Arkansas Archeological Survey is responsible for notifying the 
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and the Quapaw Tribe of Indians that this 
notice has been published.

    Dated: January 17, 2017.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2017-03613 Filed 2-23-17; 8:45 am]
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