Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR, 11617-11618 [2017-03633]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 36 / Friday, February 24, 2017 / Notices Determinations Made by the Arkansas Archeological Survey Officials of the Arkansas Archeological Survey have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 276 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 1,964 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 associated funerary objects and The Quapaw Tribe of Indians. 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. George Sabo, Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey, 2475 North Hatch Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704, telephone (479) 575–3556, by March 27, 2017. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to and associated funerary objects to The Quapaw Tribe of Indians may proceed. The Arkansas Archeological Survey is responsible for notifying The Quapaw Tribe of Indians that this notice has been published. Dated: January 27, 2017. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Arkansas Archeological Survey professional staff in consultation with representatives of Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation (previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe. These human remains were inventoried and documented by physical anthropologists at the University of Arkansas. [FR Doc. 2017–03617 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22813; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR History and Description of the Remains National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Arkansas Archeological Survey has completed an inventory of SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Feb 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Arkansas Archeological Survey. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe 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 Arkansas Archeological Survey at the address in this notice by March 27, 2017. 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 completion of an inventory of human remains under the control of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR. The human remains were removed from unknown locations in the state of Arkansas. 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. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual (75 FSN 182) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11617 Survey at an unknown date. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual (85–814) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1985. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals (85–812) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1985. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals (94–1046) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1994. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual (94–603) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1994. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, five individuals (97–734–1 to –5) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1997. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals (97–735) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1997. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals (98–687 and 98–688) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1998. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 11618 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 36 / Friday, February 24, 2017 / Notices At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals (94–1019) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1994. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual (92–1343) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1992. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals (95–929) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1995. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals (95–930) were recovered from an unknown location in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1995. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual (2011–503–116) were recovered from an unknown location in Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 2011. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals (2015–613, 667) were recovered from an unknown location in Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 2015. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual (2015–673) were recovered from an unknown location in Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas Archeological Survey in 2015. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects were present. On occasion, the Arkansas Archeological Survey has received human remains that have been unaccompanied by any information about the location of discovery beyond the state of Arkansas. Diagnostic VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Feb 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 artifacts found in the state of Arkansas indicate that these human remains were probably buried during the Prehistoric Period (11,650 B.C.–A.D. 1541). Inspection and documentation by physical anthropologists at the University of Arkansas indicate that these human remains are of an age and character to be identified as the remains of individuals who were buried in now unknown locations at least three centuries ago. The preponderance of evidence indicates that these are Native Americans who resided in Arkansas during the Prehistoric period. Current research indicates that the earliest Paleoindian migrants were present in Arkansas in the waning centuries of the Pleistocene. Diagnostic Clovis and affiliated projectile points found in the state demonstrate that this residence began at least 11,600 years ago. Native people continued to reside in all parts of Arkansas through the end of the Prehistoric period which is marked at A.D. 1541 with the arrival of Spanish explorers on the Hernando DeSoto expedition. Since none of the human remains enumerated in this NIC can be traced to a known archeological site, it is not possible to make a determination with regard to their potential affiliation with any of the Indian tribes with whom the Arkansas Archeological Survey engages in consultation. be to Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation (previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe. 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 Dr. George Sabo, Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey, 2475 North Hatch Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704, telephone (479) 575–3556, by March 27, 2017. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation (previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe may proceed. The Arkansas Archeological Survey is responsible for notifying Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation (previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe that this notice has been published. Dated: January 27, 2017. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2017–03633 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] Determinations Made by the Arkansas Archeological Survey BILLING CODE 4312–52–P Officials of the Arkansas Archeological Survey DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on inspection and documentation by physical anthropologists at the University of Arkansas. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 31 individuals of Native American ancestry. • 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 any present-day Indian tribe and any present-day Indian tribe. • According to final judgments of the Indian Claims Commission, the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation (previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may National Park Service PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–0022767; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Vanderbilt University 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 Vanderbilt University. If no additional requestors come forward, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-22813; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Archeological Survey, 
Fayetteville, AR

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Arkansas Archeological Survey has completed an inventory 
of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, 
and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the 
human remains and any present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any 
Indian tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request 
transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written 
request to the Arkansas Archeological Survey. If no additional 
requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to 
the Indian tribes stated in this notice may proceed.

DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe 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 Arkansas Archeological Survey at the address in this 
notice by March 27, 2017.

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 completion of an inventory of human remains under 
the control of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR. The 
human remains were removed from unknown locations in the state of 
Arkansas.
    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. 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 Arkansas 
Archeological Survey professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation 
(previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, 
and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe. These human remains were inventoried 
and documented by physical anthropologists at the University of 
Arkansas.

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual (75 FSN 182) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey at an unknown date. No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual (85-814) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1985. No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
individuals (85-812) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1985. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two 
individuals (94-1046) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1994. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual (94-603) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1994. No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, five 
individuals (97-734-1 to -5) were recovered from an unknown location in 
the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1997. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
individuals (97-735) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1997. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two 
individuals (98-687 and 98-688) were recovered from an unknown location 
in the state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the 
Arkansas Archeological Survey in 1998. No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects were present.

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    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two 
individuals (94-1019) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1994. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual (92-1343) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1992. No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two 
individuals (95-929) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1995. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
individuals (95-930) were recovered from an unknown location in the 
state of Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 1995. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual (2011-503-116) were recovered from an unknown location in 
Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 2011. No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
individuals (2015-613, 667) were recovered from an unknown location in 
Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 2015. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual (2015-673) were recovered from an unknown location in 
Arkansas. These human remains were donated to the Arkansas 
Archeological Survey in 2015. No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects were present.
    On occasion, the Arkansas Archeological Survey has received human 
remains that have been unaccompanied by any information about the 
location of discovery beyond the state of Arkansas. Diagnostic 
artifacts found in the state of Arkansas indicate that these human 
remains were probably buried during the Prehistoric Period (11,650 
B.C.-A.D. 1541). Inspection and documentation by physical 
anthropologists at the University of Arkansas indicate that these human 
remains are of an age and character to be identified as the remains of 
individuals who were buried in now unknown locations at least three 
centuries ago. The preponderance of evidence indicates that these are 
Native Americans who resided in Arkansas during the Prehistoric period.
    Current research indicates that the earliest Paleoindian migrants 
were present in Arkansas in the waning centuries of the Pleistocene. 
Diagnostic Clovis and affiliated projectile points found in the state 
demonstrate that this residence began at least 11,600 years ago. Native 
people continued to reside in all parts of Arkansas through the end of 
the Prehistoric period which is marked at A.D. 1541 with the arrival of 
Spanish explorers on the Hernando DeSoto expedition.
    Since none of the human remains enumerated in this NIC can be 
traced to a known archeological site, it is not possible to make a 
determination with regard to their potential affiliation with any of 
the Indian tribes with whom the Arkansas Archeological Survey engages 
in consultation.

Determinations Made by the Arkansas Archeological Survey

Officials of the Arkansas Archeological Survey

     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on inspection and 
documentation by physical anthropologists at the University of 
Arkansas.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of 31 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.
     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 any present-day Indian tribe and any present-day 
Indian tribe.
     According to final judgments of the Indian Claims 
Commission, the land from which the Native American human remains were 
removed is the aboriginal land of Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage 
Nation (previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of 
Indians, and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation 
(previously listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, 
and Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe.

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 Dr. George Sabo, Director, Arkansas 
Archeological Survey, 2475 North Hatch Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704, 
telephone (479) 575-3556, by March 27, 2017. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains to Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation (previously 
listed as the Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, and Tunica-
Biloxi Indian Tribe may proceed.
    The Arkansas Archeological Survey is responsible for notifying 
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, The Osage Nation (previously listed as the 
Osage Tribe), The Quapaw Tribe of Indians, and Tunica-Biloxi Indian 
Tribe that this notice has been published.

    Dated: January 27, 2017.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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