Notice of Inventory Completion: The State Center Community College District-Fresno City College, Fresno, CA, 42681-42682 [2018-18200]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2018 / Notices Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch, Nevada. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 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 Dr. Margaret Mericle, Fresno City College of The State Center Community College District, 1101 East University Avenue, Fresno, CA 93741, telephone (559) 442–8210, email peg.mericle@fresnocitycollege.edu, 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 Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians of California (previously listed as the Big Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians of California); Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California; California Valley Miwok Tribe, California; Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California; Cold Springs Rancheria of Mono Indians of California; Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California; Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians (previously listed as the Jackson Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California); Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California; Northfork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California; Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California; Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada; Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada; Santa Rosa Indian Community of the Santa Rosa Rancheria, California; Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract), California; Table Mountain Rancheria (previously listed as the Table Mountain Rancheria of California); Tejon Indian Tribe; Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation, California; Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California; Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation, Nevada; and Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch, Nevada may proceed. The State Center Community College District—Fresno City College is responsible for notifying The Consulted and Notified Tribes that this notice has been published. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Aug 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 Dated: July 17, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–18197 Filed 8–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026059; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: The State Center Community College District—Fresno City College, Fresno, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The State Center Community College District—Fresno City College 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 State Center Community College District—Fresno City College. 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 State Center Community College District—Fresno City College at the address in this notice by September 24, 2018. ADDRESSES: Dr. Margaret Mericle, Fresno City College of The State Center Community College District, 1101 East University Avenue, Fresno, CA 93741, telephone (559) 442–8210, email peg.mericle@fresnocitycollege.edu. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42681 3003, of the completion of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects under the control of the State Center Community College District—Fresno City College, Fresno, CA. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from CA–MAD–1785, Madera County, CA, and CA–MAD–1788, Madera County, CA. 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 State Center Community College District—Fresno City College professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians of California (previously listed as the Big Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians of California); Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California; Cold Springs Rancheria of Mono Indians of California; Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California; Northfork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California; Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California; Santa Rosa Indian Community of the Santa Rosa Rancheria, California; Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract), California; Table Mountain Rancheria (previously listed as the Table Mountain Rancheria of California); Tejon Indian Tribe; Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation, California; and Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California. The California Valley Miwok Tribe, California; Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California; Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California; Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians (previously listed as the Jackson Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California); Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada; Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada; Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation, Nevada; and Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch, Nevada were contacted and invited to consult, but did not participate. E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 42682 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2018 / Notices Two non-federally recognized groups, the Dunlap Band of Mono Indians and Traditional Choinumni Tribe, were consulted. One non-federally recognized group, the Wukchumni Tribe, was invited to consult, but did not participate. Hereafter, all tribes listed in this section are referred to as ‘‘The Consulted and Notified Tribes.’’ daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains In the early 1990s, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from site CA– MAD–1785, in Madera County, CA. The human remains represent one adult of indeterminate sex, represented by four fragments. No known individuals were identified. The 12 associated funerary objects are: one lot of steatite sherds, six lots of steatite beads, and five lots of shell beads. In the early 1990s, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from site CA– MAD–1788, in Madera County, CA. The human remains represent one sub-adult of indeterminate sex, represented by 14 fragments. No known individuals were identified. The five associated funerary objects are: one lot of shell fragments, one glass bead, one steatite bead, and two shell beads. Fresno City College instructor Don Wren excavated both sites for the Deer Creek and Fine Gold Creek Projects. In January 2017, an osteological examination of the faunal collections was conducted to determine if human remains were present. That examination resulted in the identification of the human remains described in this inventory. Determinations Made by the State Center Community College District— Fresno City College Officials of the State Center Community College District—Fresno City College have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of two individuals of Native American ancestry based on archaeological context. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 17 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 both the Northfork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California and the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Aug 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 Indians of California, based on geographic information and oral tradition. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 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 Riverside Metropolitan Museum at the address in this notice by September 24, 2018. ADDRESSES: 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. 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 Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside, CA. The human remains were removed from one of the Pueblos in New Mexico. 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. National Park Service Consultation [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026062; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Riverside Metropolitan Museum professional staff in consultation with Kurt Dongoske, Historic Preservation Officer, Pueblo of Zuni and representative of the following Indian Tribes: 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 Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico. 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. Margaret Mericle, Fresno City College of The State Center Community College District, 1101 East University Avenue, Fresno, CA 93741, telephone (559) 442–8210, email peg.mericle@fresnocitycollege.edu, 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 Northfork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California and the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California may proceed. The State Center Community College District—Fresno City College is responsible for notifying The Consulted and Notified Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: July 17, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–18200 Filed 8–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P Notice of Inventory Completion: Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Riverside Metropolitan 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 Riverside Metropolitan Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 History and Description of the Remains At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from one of E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 164 (Thursday, August 23, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42681-42682]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-18200]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0026059; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: The State Center Community 
College District--Fresno City College, Fresno, CA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The State Center Community College District--Fresno City 
College 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 State Center 
Community College District--Fresno City College. 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 State Center Community College District--
Fresno City College at the address in this notice by September 24, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: Dr. Margaret Mericle, Fresno City College of The State 
Center Community College District, 1101 East University Avenue, Fresno, 
CA 93741, telephone (559) 442-8210, 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 State Center 
Community College District--Fresno City College, Fresno, CA. The human 
remains and associated funerary objects were removed from CA-MAD-1785, 
Madera County, CA, and CA-MAD-1788, Madera County, CA.
    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 State 
Center Community College District--Fresno City College professional 
staff in consultation with representatives of the Big Sandy Rancheria 
of Western Mono Indians of California (previously listed as the Big 
Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians of California); Buena Vista Rancheria 
of Me-Wuk Indians of California; Cold Springs Rancheria of Mono Indians 
of California; Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California; 
Northfork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California; Picayune Rancheria 
of Chukchansi Indians of California; Santa Rosa Indian Community of the 
Santa Rosa Rancheria, California; Shingle Springs Band of Miwok 
Indians, Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract), California; Table 
Mountain Rancheria (previously listed as the Table Mountain Rancheria 
of California); Tejon Indian Tribe; Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule 
River Reservation, California; and Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of 
the Tuolumne Rancheria of California.
    The California Valley Miwok Tribe, California; Chicken Ranch 
Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California; Fort McDermitt Paiute and 
Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada and 
Oregon; Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California; Jackson Band of Miwuk 
Indians (previously listed as the Jackson Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians 
of California); Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake 
Reservation, Nevada; Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada; Walker River 
Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation, Nevada; and Yerington 
Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch, Nevada were 
contacted and invited to consult, but did not participate.

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    Two non-federally recognized groups, the Dunlap Band of Mono 
Indians and Traditional Choinumni Tribe, were consulted. One non-
federally recognized group, the Wukchumni Tribe, was invited to 
consult, but did not participate. Hereafter, all tribes listed in this 
section are referred to as ``The Consulted and Notified Tribes.''

History and Description of the Remains

    In the early 1990s, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from site CA-MAD-1785, in Madera County, CA. 
The human remains represent one adult of indeterminate sex, represented 
by four fragments. No known individuals were identified. The 12 
associated funerary objects are: one lot of steatite sherds, six lots 
of steatite beads, and five lots of shell beads.
    In the early 1990s, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from site CA-MAD-1788, in Madera County, CA. 
The human remains represent one sub-adult of indeterminate sex, 
represented by 14 fragments. No known individuals were identified. The 
five associated funerary objects are: one lot of shell fragments, one 
glass bead, one steatite bead, and two shell beads.
    Fresno City College instructor Don Wren excavated both sites for 
the Deer Creek and Fine Gold Creek Projects. In January 2017, an 
osteological examination of the faunal collections was conducted to 
determine if human remains were present. That examination resulted in 
the identification of the human remains described in this inventory.

Determinations Made by the State Center Community College District--
Fresno City College

    Officials of the State Center Community College District--Fresno 
City College have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of two individuals of 
Native American ancestry based on archaeological context.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 17 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 both the 
Northfork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California and the Picayune 
Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California, based on geographic 
information and oral tradition.

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. Margaret Mericle, Fresno City College of 
The State Center Community College District, 1101 East University 
Avenue, Fresno, CA 93741, telephone (559) 442-8210, email 
peg.meri[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 
Northfork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California and the Picayune 
Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California may proceed.
    The State Center Community College District--Fresno City College is 
responsible for notifying The Consulted and Notified Tribes that this 
notice has been published.

    Dated: July 17, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2018-18200 Filed 8-22-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4312-52-P