Notice of Inventory Completion: Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, State of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, 42683-42684 [2018-18198]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2018 / Notices the Pueblos in New Mexico. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. It was determined through research of the Donor’s records in the collections that the human remains are from New Mexico and are of Pueblo origin. Determinations Made by the Riverside Metropolitan Museum Officials of the Riverside Metropolitan 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 Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico; Pueblo of Cochiti, New Mexico; Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico; Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico; Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico; Pueblo of Nambe, New Mexico; Pueblo of Picuris, New Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico; Pueblo of San Felipe, New Mexico; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, New Mexico; Pueblo of Sandia, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico; Pueblo of Tesuque, New Mexico; Pueblo of Zia, New Mexico; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 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 Robyn G. Peterson, Ph.D., Museum Director, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, 3580 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501, telephone (951) 826–5792, email rpeterson@riversideca.gov, by September 24, 2018. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The Riverside Metropolitan Museum is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: July 17, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–18206 Filed 8–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Aug 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026057]; [PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, State of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, State of Indiana (ISMHS) 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 the ISMHS. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the ISMHS at the address in this notice by September 24, 2018. ADDRESSES: Michele Greenan, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46214, telephone (317) 473–0836, email mgreenan@indianamuseum.org. 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 and associated funerary objects under the control of the ISMHS, Indianapolis, IN. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Prophetstown State Park, Tippecanoe County, IN. 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). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42683 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 staff at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) in consultation with the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, as requested by the Federal Highway Administration (FWHA). Additional consultation was conducted by FHWA and the Indiana Department of Transportation Environmental Services, Cultural Resources Office (INDOT–CRO) with representatives of the Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; and the Shawnee Tribe. Following transfer of the human remains to the ISMHS, additional invitations to consult were sent by letter from the ISMHS to the AbsenteeShawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. History and Description of the Remains On July 7, 2010, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from site 12T59/530 within Prophetstown State Park, in Tippecanoe County, IN, during archeological work conducted under Indiana Department of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA) plan 3513, permit 201022. This Phase 111 data recovery was prompted by a wetland and forest mitigation project associated with the SR 25 Hoosier Heartland Corridor (INDOT DES No. 0901664, formerly 9802920). The human remains were recovered from state-owned land. Upon recovering the human remains, IPFW archeology staff contacted the Tippecanoe County Coroner, who determined that the remains were over 100 years old. Also notified was staff from Prophetstown State Park and the Indiana Department of Transportation E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 42684 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES (INDOT), as well as Indiana State Archaeologist Dr. Rick Jones. FHWA notified the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma by letter dated July 26, 2010, and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Shawnee Tribe by letter dated November 16, 2010. In co-operation between the FHWA, INDOT, and archeologists from IPFW, the human remains were temporarily housed at IPFW while initial consultation proceeded with the tribes listed in this notice and INDOT. On December 5, 2013, the human remains were transferred from IPFW to the ISMHS. Upon consultation with the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, the human remains were inventoried and an osteological analysis by staff at IPFW was conducted. Staff identified the human remains as belonging to a single individual, approximately 18–24 months of age at death. Analyses also indicated no apparent pathologies apparent or evidence of pre- or perimortem skeletal trauma. Given the incomplete nature of the human remains (only a portion of the upper body is present) as well as the age of the individual, sex or stature could not be determined. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object is a pipe made of green stone that appears to mimic the bowls found on 18th century metal tomahawk pipes. The pipe bowl is shaped like the more common kaolin clay pipes and is similar to examples recovered from the Wea village near Ouiatenon. Determinations Made by the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Officials of the ISMHS have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on analysis of the physical remains and the archeological context. • 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(3)(A), the one object described in this notice is 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), a relationship of shared group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and associated funerary object and any present-day Indian tribe. • According to final judgments of the Indian Claims Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the Native American human remains VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Aug 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of 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; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas). • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Match-ebe-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas). • Other authoritative governmental sources identify the removal location of the human remains as the aboriginal land of Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Shawnee Tribe; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects may be the Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Shawnee Tribe Nation of Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska (hereafter, ‘‘The Tribes’’). 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Michele Greenan, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46214, telephone (317) 473–0836, email mgreenan@indianamuseum.org, by September 24, 2018. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to The Tribes may proceed. The ISMHS is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: July 17, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–18198 Filed 8–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026061; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, Formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, 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 History Colorado. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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Notice of Inventory Completion: Indiana State Museum and Historic 
Sites Corporation, State of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, State 
of Indiana (ISMHS) 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 the ISMHS. If no 
additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human 
remains and associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary 
objects should submit a written request with information in support of 
the request to the ISMHS at the address in this notice by September 24, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: Michele Greenan, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites 
Corporation, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46214, 
telephone (317) 473-0836, 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 completion of an inventory of human remains and 
associated funerary objects under the control of the ISMHS, 
Indianapolis, IN. The human remains and associated funerary objects 
were removed from Prophetstown State Park, Tippecanoe County, IN.
    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 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 staff at 
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) in consultation 
with the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, as requested by the 
Federal Highway Administration (FWHA). Additional consultation was 
conducted by FHWA and the Indiana Department of Transportation 
Environmental Services, Cultural Resources Office (INDOT-CRO) with 
representatives of the Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of 
Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; 
Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; and the 
Shawnee Tribe.
    Following transfer of the human remains to the ISMHS, additional 
invitations to consult were sent by letter from the ISMHS to the 
Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Citizen Potawatomi 
Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Forest County 
Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; 
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed 
as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, 
Michigan and Indiana; and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

History and Description of the Remains

    On July 7, 2010, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from site 12T59/530 within Prophetstown State 
Park, in Tippecanoe County, IN, during archeological work conducted 
under Indiana Department of Historic Preservation and Archaeology 
(DHPA) plan 3513, permit 201022. This Phase 111 data recovery was 
prompted by a wetland and forest mitigation project associated with the 
SR 25 Hoosier Heartland Corridor (INDOT DES No. 0901664, formerly 
9802920). The human remains were recovered from state-owned land.
    Upon recovering the human remains, IPFW archeology staff contacted 
the Tippecanoe County Coroner, who determined that the remains were 
over 100 years old. Also notified was staff from Prophetstown State 
Park and the Indiana Department of Transportation

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(INDOT), as well as Indiana State Archaeologist Dr. Rick Jones. FHWA 
notified the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma by letter dated July 
26, 2010, and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Shawnee Tribe by letter 
dated November 16, 2010. In co-operation between the FHWA, INDOT, and 
archeologists from IPFW, the human remains were temporarily housed at 
IPFW while initial consultation proceeded with the tribes listed in 
this notice and INDOT. On December 5, 2013, the human remains were 
transferred from IPFW to the ISMHS.
    Upon consultation with the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, the 
human remains were inventoried and an osteological analysis by staff at 
IPFW was conducted. Staff identified the human remains as belonging to 
a single individual, approximately 18-24 months of age at death. 
Analyses also indicated no apparent pathologies apparent or evidence of 
pre- or peri-mortem skeletal trauma. Given the incomplete nature of the 
human remains (only a portion of the upper body is present) as well as 
the age of the individual, sex or stature could not be determined. No 
known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object 
is a pipe made of green stone that appears to mimic the bowls found on 
18th century metal tomahawk pipes. The pipe bowl is shaped like the 
more common kaolin clay pipes and is similar to examples recovered from 
the Wea village near Ouiatenon.

Determinations Made by the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

    Officials of the ISMHS have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on analysis of the physical 
remains and the archeological context.
     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(3)(A), the one object described 
in this notice is 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), a relationship of shared 
group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American 
human remains and associated funerary object and any present-day Indian 
tribe.
     According to final judgments of the Indian Claims 
Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the 
Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were 
removed is the aboriginal land of 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; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi 
Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed as the Huron 
Potawatomi, Inc.); Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of 
Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; and Prairie Band Potawatomi 
Nation (previously listed as the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, 
Kansas).
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate 
that the land from which the Native American human remains and 
associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of 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; Miami Tribe 
of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan 
(previously listed as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Peoria Tribe of 
Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and 
Indiana; and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the 
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas).
     Other authoritative governmental sources identify the 
removal location of the human remains as the aboriginal land of 
Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Delaware Nation, 
Oklahoma; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Ho-Chunk Nation of 
Wisconsin; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in 
Kansas; Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Shawnee Tribe; and the Winnebago 
Tribe of Nebraska.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects may be the Absentee-
Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Citizen Potawatomi Nation, 
Oklahoma; Delaware Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; 
Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian 
Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Kickapoo Tribe of 
Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish 
Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; 
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Michigan (previously listed 
as the Huron Potawatomi, Inc.); Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe 
of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan 
and Indiana; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (previously listed as the 
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas); Shawnee Tribe Nation of 
Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska (hereafter, ``The Tribes'').

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 and associated funerary objects should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to Michele 
Greenan, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, 650 West 
Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46214, telephone (317) 473-0836, 
email [email protected], by September 24, 2018. After that 
date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of 
control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to The 
Tribes may proceed.
    The ISMHS is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice 
has been published.

    Dated: July 17, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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