Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA, 45660 [2018-19522]

Download as PDF 45660 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2018 / Notices American human remains. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026098; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The San Diego Museum of Man 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 San Diego Museum of Man. 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 San Diego Museum of Man at the address in this notice by October 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: Ben Garcia, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 32101, telephone (619) 239–2001 ext. 17, email bgarcia@ muesumofman.org. SUMMARY: 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 San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA. The human remains were removed from the Mission San Diego de Alcala and the vicinity of the intersection of 40th Street and Meade Avenue, San Diego, 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 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Sep 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the San Diego Museum of Man professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Campo Indian Reservation, California; Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California (Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Barona Reservation, California; Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation, California); Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians, California; Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, California (previously listed as the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Santa Ysabel Reservation); Inaja Band of Diegueno Indians of the Inaja and Cosmit Reservation, California; Jamul Indian Village of California; La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the La Posta Indian Reservation, California; Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation, California; Mesa Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Mesa Grande Indian Reservation, California; San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California; and Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains In 1959, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the vicinity of the intersection of 40th Street and Meade Avenue in San Diego, CA, by a San Diego road crew. The human remains were initially received by the San Diego County Coroner’s Office. On October 9, 1959 the human remains were transferred to the San Diego Natural History Museum and then gifted to the San Diego Museum of Man sometime between October and December of 1959. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The area of 40th Street and Meade Avenue is located within territory traditionally occupied by the Kumeyaay Nation, which is today represented by The Tribes. Based on collection research, geographic location, ethnographic information, and oral history evidence, these human remains have been identified as Kumeyaay. In 1989, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals were removed from an unknown site in the PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 vicinity of Mission San Diego de Alcala, San Diego, CA. The human remains were likely excavated by Rose Tyson, a former Curator at the Museum of Man. These human remains lack specific information on the dates of collection/ donation, excavation or documentation beyond a handwritten 3x5 card, reading; ‘‘San Diego Missions burials exc. By R. Tyson 1989,’’ and a label reading; ‘‘San Diego Mission Leftovers.’’ No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Mission San Diego de Alcala, San Diego, CA, is located within territory traditionally occupied by the Kumeyaay Nation, which is today represented by The Tribes. Based on geographic location, ethnographic information, and oral history evidence, these human remains have been identified as Kumeyaay. Determinations Made by the San Diego Museum of Man Officials of the San Diego Museum of Man have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of five 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 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 Ben Garcia, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 32101, telephone (619) 239– 2001 ext. 17, email bgarcia@ muesumofman.org, by October 10, 2018. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The San Diego Museum of Man is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: July 25, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–19522 Filed 9–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0026098; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San 
Diego, CA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The San Diego Museum of Man 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 San Diego 
Museum of Man. 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 San 
Diego Museum of Man at the address in this notice by October 10, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Ben Garcia, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 
El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 32101, telephone (619) 239-2001 
ext. 17, 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 San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA. The human 
remains were removed from the Mission San Diego de Alcala and the 
vicinity of the intersection of 40th Street and Meade Avenue, San 
Diego, 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. 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 San 
Diego Museum of Man professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the 
Campo Indian Reservation, California; Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno 
Mission Indians of California (Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of 
Mission Indians of the Barona Reservation, California; Viejas (Baron 
Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas 
Reservation, California); Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians, 
California; Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, California (previously listed 
as the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Santa 
Ysabel Reservation); Inaja Band of Diegueno Indians of the Inaja and 
Cosmit Reservation, California; Jamul Indian Village of California; La 
Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the La Posta Indian 
Reservation, California; Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of 
the Manzanita Reservation, California; Mesa Grande Band of Diegueno 
Mission Indians of the Mesa Grande Indian Reservation, California; San 
Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California; and Sycuan Band 
of the Kumeyaay Nation (hereafter referred to as ``The Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1959, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from the vicinity of the intersection of 40th Street and 
Meade Avenue in San Diego, CA, by a San Diego road crew. The human 
remains were initially received by the San Diego County Coroner's 
Office. On October 9, 1959 the human remains were transferred to the 
San Diego Natural History Museum and then gifted to the San Diego 
Museum of Man sometime between October and December of 1959. No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The area of 40th Street and Meade Avenue is located within 
territory traditionally occupied by the Kumeyaay Nation, which is today 
represented by The Tribes. Based on collection research, geographic 
location, ethnographic information, and oral history evidence, these 
human remains have been identified as Kumeyaay.
    In 1989, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals 
were removed from an unknown site in the vicinity of Mission San Diego 
de Alcala, San Diego, CA. The human remains were likely excavated by 
Rose Tyson, a former Curator at the Museum of Man. These human remains 
lack specific information on the dates of collection/donation, 
excavation or documentation beyond a handwritten 3x5 card, reading; 
``San Diego Missions burials exc. By R. Tyson 1989,'' and a label 
reading; ``San Diego Mission Leftovers.'' No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    Mission San Diego de Alcala, San Diego, CA, is located within 
territory traditionally occupied by the Kumeyaay Nation, which is today 
represented by The Tribes. Based on geographic location, ethnographic 
information, and oral history evidence, these human remains have been 
identified as Kumeyaay.

Determinations Made by the San Diego Museum of Man

    Officials of the San Diego Museum of Man have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of five 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 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 Ben 
Garcia, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa 
Park, San Diego, CA 32101, telephone (619) 239-2001 ext. 17, email 
[email protected], by October 10, 2018. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains to The Tribes may proceed.
    The San Diego Museum of Man is responsible for notifying The Tribes 
that this notice has been published.

    Dated: July 25, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2018-19522 Filed 9-7-18; 8:45 am]
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