Notice of Inventory Completion: Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN, 45666 [2018-19533]

Download as PDF 45666 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2018 / Notices 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 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Dr. Pamela Endzweig, Director of Collections, University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, 1224 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403–1224, telephone (541) 346–5120, email endzweig@ uoregon.edu, by October 10, 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: August 6, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–19539 Filed 9–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026189; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge (CMOR) 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 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Sep 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN. The human remains were removed from an unidentified site with the place-name Tellico-Loudoun, TN. 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. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consultation National Park Service ACTION: a written request to the CMOR. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains 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 should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the CMOR at the address in this notice by October 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: Beth Shea, Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, 461 West Outer Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, telephone (865) 482–1074, email bshea@ childrensmuseumofoakridge.org. A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the CMOR professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains On an unknown date in 1974 or earlier, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from Tellico-Loudoun in TN. CMOR’s records indicate that the skull, the mandible, and the loose teeth were collected by the same individual at the same general location in TellicoLoudoun. The human remains were donated to CMOR by Mr. Jack Rich in 1974, and consist of one mandible with teeth, including loose teeth; and one skull with a notation of ‘‘basal flattening by as—infant being carried on a board.’’ No known individuals were identified. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge Officials of the CMOR have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on basal flattening of the skull/evidence of cradle boarding. • 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. • 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 any present-day Indian Tribe. • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. 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 should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Beth Shea, Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, 461 West Outer Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, telephone (865) 482–1074, email bshea@ childrensmuseumofoakridge.org, by October 10, 2018. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma may proceed. The CMOR is responsible for notifying the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: August 6, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0026189; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, 
Oak Ridge, TN

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Children's Museum of Oak Ridge (CMOR) 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 the CMOR. If no additional 
requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains 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 should submit a written 
request with information in support of the request to the CMOR at the 
address in this notice by October 10, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Beth Shea, Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, 461 West Outer 
Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, telephone (865) 482-1074, 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 Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN. The 
human remains were removed from an unidentified site with the place-
name Tellico-Loudoun, TN.
    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. 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 CMOR 
professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Cherokee 
Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and the United Keetoowah Band 
of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.

History and Description of the Remains

    On an unknown date in 1974 or earlier, human remains representing, 
at minimum, two individuals were removed from Tellico-Loudoun in TN. 
CMOR's records indicate that the skull, the mandible, and the loose 
teeth were collected by the same individual at the same general 
location in Tellico-Loudoun. The human remains were donated to CMOR by 
Mr. Jack Rich in 1974, and consist of one mandible with teeth, 
including loose teeth; and one skull with a notation of ``basal 
flattening by as--infant being carried on a board.'' No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.

Determinations Made by the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

    Officials of the CMOR have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on basal flattening of the 
skull/evidence of cradle boarding.
     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.
     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 any present-day Indian Tribe.
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate 
that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed 
is the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee 
Indians; and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee 
Indians; and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.

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 should submit a written request with information 
in support of the request to Beth Shea, Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, 
461 West Outer Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, telephone (865) 482-1074, 
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 Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of 
Cherokee Indians, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in 
Oklahoma may proceed.
    The CMOR is responsible for notifying the Cherokee Nation, Eastern 
Band of Cherokee Indians, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians 
in Oklahoma that this notice has been published.

    Dated: August 6, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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