Notice of Inventory Completion: The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR, 45655 [2018-19537]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026177; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, at the address in this notice by October 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: 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. 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR. The human remains were removed from an unknown location in Oregon. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Sep 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Burns Paiute Tribe (previously listed as the Burns Paiute Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon); Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon; and the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada and Oregon (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains In 1939, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History by the McDermitt Civilian Conservation Corps Camp. The human remains were initially presented to university archeologists working in Eastern Oregon. The name ‘‘Hardy’’ is included in parenthesis in the field catalog. The human remains consist of a single adult male (museum cat. #11–105). No further information is available. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. It is believed that the human remains were removed from the area in Malheur County, OR, where the McDermitt Civilian Conservation Corps camp was located. Based on the geographical location, the human remains are most likely culturally affiliated with Indian Tribes whose ancestral lands lie in this area of Oregon. Historical documents, ethnographic sources, and oral history indicate that the Northern Paiute have occupied this area since pre-contact times. Tribes that are culturally affiliated to this area are represented by The Tribes. Determinations Made by the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History Officials of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History 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 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45655 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 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 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 3, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–19537 Filed 9–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA-NPS0026179; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Sacramento, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Mid-Pacific Regional Office, 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 Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Regional Office. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0026177; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: The University of Oregon Museum 
of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural 
History 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural 
and Cultural History. 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 
University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, at the 
address in this notice by October 10, 2018.

ADDRESSES: 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 
[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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural 
History, Eugene, OR. The human remains were removed from an unknown 
location in Oregon.
    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 University 
of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History professional staff in 
consultation with representatives of the Burns Paiute Tribe (previously 
listed as the Burns Paiute Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of 
Oregon); Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon; 
and the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt 
Indian Reservation, Nevada and Oregon (hereafter referred to as ``The 
Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1939, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural 
History by the McDermitt Civilian Conservation Corps Camp. The human 
remains were initially presented to university archeologists working in 
Eastern Oregon. The name ``Hardy'' is included in parenthesis in the 
field catalog. The human remains consist of a single adult male (museum 
cat. #11-105). No further information is available. No known individual 
was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    It is believed that the human remains were removed from the area in 
Malheur County, OR, where the McDermitt Civilian Conservation Corps 
camp was located. Based on the geographical location, the human remains 
are most likely culturally affiliated with Indian Tribes whose 
ancestral lands lie in this area of Oregon. Historical documents, 
ethnographic sources, and oral history indicate that the Northern 
Paiute have occupied this area since pre-contact times. Tribes that are 
culturally affiliated to this area are represented by The Tribes.

Determinations Made by the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and 
Cultural History

    Officials of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and 
Cultural History 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 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 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 [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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History is 
responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been 
published.

    Dated: August 3, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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