Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, Little Rock, AR; Correction, 28258-28259 [2018-13035]

Download as PDF 28258 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 117 / Monday, June 18, 2018 / Notices (A.D. 800–1600). Archeological evidence suggests a cultural continuity through these periods. Archeological and historical evidence indicate that Caddoan peoples occupied the Ouachita Mountains and southwestern Arkansas during both time periods. The presentday descendants of the Caddo are members of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma. Determinations Made by the University of Arkansas Museum Collections Officials of the University of Arkansas Museum Collections have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 55 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 Caddo Nation of Oklahoma. 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 Mary Suter, University of Arkansas Museum Collections, Biomass Building 125, 2435 North Hatch Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704, telephone (479) 575–3456, email msuter@uark.edu., by July 18, 2018. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma may proceed. The University of Arkansas Museum Collections is responsible for notifying the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: May 9, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–13039 Filed 6–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0025535; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, Little Rock, AR; Correction AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Jun 15, 2018 Jkt 244001 ACTION: Notice; correction. The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on August 21, 2008. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals and the number of associated funerary objects. 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 Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. 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 Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department at the address in this notice by July 18, 2018. ADDRESSES: Kristina Boykin, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, P.O. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, telephone (501) 569–2079, email Kristina.Boykin@ahtd.ar.gov. 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 Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Little Rock, AR. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Poinsett 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 corrects the minimum number of individuals and the number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Federal Register (73 FR 49483, August 21, 2008). The additional individuals and funerary objects were reported to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department by the University of Missouri, American Archeology Division. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. Correction In the Federal Register (73 FR 499483, August, 21, 2008), column 1, paragraph 4 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: In 1988, human remains representing a minimum of 16 individuals were recovered from the Priestly site (3PO490) in Poinsett County, AR, by the Center for Archaeological Research, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO. The human remains were sent to the University of Missouri, Columbia for analysis. The human remains were transferred to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department in 2004 and 2018 and then to the Arkansas Archeological Survey for curation in 2008 and 2018. No known individuals were identified. The 57 associated funerary objects are two Landers points, one Gary point, one point, 42 plain shell-tempered body sherds, 10 sherds, and one plain shell-tempered sherd from the rim of a bowl. In the Federal Register (73 FR 499483, August, 21, 2008), column 2, paragraph 7, sentence 1 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Officials of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 2001 (9–10), the human remains described above represent the physical remains of at least 16 individuals of Native American ancestry. In the Federal Register (73 FR 499483, August, 21, 2008), column 2, paragraph 7, sentence 2 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Officials of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation also have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the 57 objects described above 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. 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 Kristina Boykin, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, P.O. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, telephone (501) 569–2079, email Kristina.Boykin@ahtd.ar.gov, by July 18, 2018. After that date, if no E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 117 / Monday, June 18, 2018 / Notices additional requestors have come forward,, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Quapaw Tribe of Indians may proceed. The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is responsible for notifying the Quapaw Tribe of Indians that this notice has been published. Dated: May 3, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–13035 Filed 6–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0025477; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Heard 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 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 Heard 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 Heard Museum at the address in this notice by July 18, 2018. ADDRESSES: David Roche, Director/CEO, Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004, telephone (602) 252–8840, email director@heard.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Jun 15, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Maricopa and Pinal Counties, AZ. 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 was made by the Heard Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of AkChin Indian Community (previously listed as the Ak Chin Indian Community of the Maricopa (Ak Chin) Indian Reservation, Arizona); Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona; Salt River PimaMaricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation, Arizona; and Tohono O’odham Nation of Arizona. History and Description of the Remains Prior to 1952, human remains representing, at minimum, seven individuals were removed from La Ciudad in Maricopa County, AZ. The seven individuals were collected by Frank Mitalsky, a.k.a. Frank Midvale, probably in the 1920s, and were subsequently transferred to the Heard Museum prior to 1952. The individuals include one adult of unknown gender; one young adult, probably female; one middle-aged adult, possibly male; one adult male 30–35 years old; one young female; one adolescent about 10–12 years old; and one newborn. No known individuals were identified. The 51 associated funerary objects are six jars, 28 potsherds, two shells, nine shell fragments, three fragments of mica, one stone disk, one bone bead, and one stone flake. La Ciudad was a very large Hohokam settlement which was inhabited from about AD 650 to 1450. Sometime prior to 1969, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from an unknown site in AZ. In 1969, they were donated to the Heard Museum by Mrs. D.T. Bergin, Sr. of Tucson, AZ. The human remains belong to an adult of unknown gender. No known individuals were identified. The one associated PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28259 funerary object is a jar. The jar conforms to the Hohokam pottery type known as ‘‘Gila Plain.’’ Prior to 1960, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from an unknown site in AZ. Prior to coming to the Heard Museum in 1970, the remains were purchased by Harold R. Kennedy from Claud Black, who purchased them from a Mr. Cross between 1935 and 1960. The remains consist of one middle aged adult of unknown gender, one younger person of unknown gender; and one adult aged 30–45, probably male. No known individuals were identified. The four associated funerary objects are three jars and one jar cover. One of the jars conforms to the Hohokam pottery type known as ‘‘Salt Red.’’ The other three ceramics conform to the Hohokam pottery type known as ‘‘Gila Plain.’’ Prior to 1952, human remains representing, at minimum, five individuals were removed from a site two miles southwest of Sacaton, Pinal County, AZ. These remains were collected by Carl A. Moosberg, and include one elderly male; two individuals, possibly male and female; one female older adult; and one individual who was probably female. No known individuals were identified. The six associated funerary objects are three jars, one bowl, one lid, and one potsherd. The jars, bowl and lid all conform to the Hohokam pottery type known as ‘‘Sacaton.’’ Prior to 1952, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from southern AZ. The individual was a middle-aged male. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object was a jar. The jar conforms to the Hohokam pottery type known as ‘‘Casa Grande.’’ Prior to 1952, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from a site near Cashion, Maricopa County, AZ. These remains were collected by Russell Cross, and include two young children and one infant. No known individuals were identified. The six associated funerary objects are one jar, three potsherds, one shell fragment, and one worked bone fragment. The jar conforms to the Hohokam pottery type known as ‘‘Sacaton,’’ and two of the potsherds conform to the Hohokam pottery type known as ‘‘Gila Red.’’ Prior to 1952, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Maricopa County, AZ. The individual is an adult of unknown gender, who was found in the museum collection and determined by context to be Hohokam. No known E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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National Park Service

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Notice of Inventory Completion: Arkansas Highway and 
Transportation Department, Little Rock, AR; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has 
corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects 
published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register 
on August 21, 2008. This notice corrects the minimum number of 
individuals and the number of associated funerary objects. 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 Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. 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 Arkansas State Highway and Transportation 
Department at the address in this notice by July 18, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Kristina Boykin, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation 
Department, P.O. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, telephone (501) 569-
2079, email [email protected].

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 Arkansas State 
Highway and Transportation Department, Little Rock, AR. The human 
remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Poinsett 
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 corrects the minimum number of individuals and the 
number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of 
Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (73 FR 49483, August 21, 
2008). The additional individuals and funerary objects were reported to 
the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department by the 
University of Missouri, American Archeology Division. Transfer of 
control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred.

Correction

    In the Federal Register (73 FR 499483, August, 21, 2008), column 1, 
paragraph 4 is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    In 1988, human remains representing a minimum of 16 individuals 
were recovered from the Priestly site (3PO490) in Poinsett County, 
AR, by the Center for Archaeological Research, Southwest Missouri 
State University, Springfield, MO. The human remains were sent to 
the University of Missouri, Columbia for analysis. The human remains 
were transferred to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation 
Department in 2004 and 2018 and then to the Arkansas Archeological 
Survey for curation in 2008 and 2018. No known individuals were 
identified. The 57 associated funerary objects are two Landers 
points, one Gary point, one point, 42 plain shell-tempered body 
sherds, 10 sherds, and one plain shell-tempered sherd from the rim 
of a bowl.

    In the Federal Register (73 FR 499483, August, 21, 2008), column 2, 
paragraph 7, sentence 1 is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    Officials of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation have 
determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 2001 (9-10), the human 
remains described above represent the physical remains of at least 
16 individuals of Native American ancestry.

    In the Federal Register (73 FR 499483, August, 21, 2008), column 2, 
paragraph 7, sentence 2 is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    Officials of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation also have 
determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the 57 objects 
described above 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.

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 Kristina Boykin, Arkansas State Highway and 
Transportation Department, P.O. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, 
telephone (501) 569-2079, email [email protected], by July 
18, 2018. After that date, if no

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additional requestors have come forward,, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to the Quapaw Tribe of 
Indians may proceed.
    The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is 
responsible for notifying the Quapaw Tribe of Indians that this notice 
has been published.

    Dated: May 3, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2018-13035 Filed 6-15-18; 8:45 am]
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