Notice of Inventory Completion: Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside, CA, 42682-42683 [2018-18206]

Download as PDF 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 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

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0026062; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Riverside Metropolitan Museum, 
Riverside, CA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 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 [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 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.

Consultation

    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.

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from one of

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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'').

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 [email protected], 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