Notice of Inventory Completion: The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR, 45664-45666 [2018-19539]

Download as PDF 45664 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2018 / Notices Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe, North Dakota; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota; and Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota. The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana 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 Sometime before 1931, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the ground surface in an unknown location in western North Dakota. According to museum records, the human remains were collected by Dr. James Grassick of North Dakota, and were donated to the museum in October 1931. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object is one metal projectile point, which was embedded in the human remains. Determinations Made by the State Historical Society of North Dakota Officials of the State Historical Society of North Dakota have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on the donor’s collecting history. • 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(3)(A), the one object described in this notice is 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 and was embedded in the human remains either before or after the individual’s death. • 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 associated funerary objects and any present-day Indian Tribe. • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; SissetonWahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe, North Dakota; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Sep 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota; and the Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects may be to of the Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; SissetonWahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe, North Dakota; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota; and the Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota. 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 Wendi Field Murray, State Historical Society of North Dakota, 612 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505, telephone (701) 325–3506, email wmurray@nd.gov, 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 Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota; Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Spirit Lake Tribe, North Dakota; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota; and the Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota may proceed. The State Historical Society of North Dakota is responsible for notifying The Consulted and Notified Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: August 9, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2018–19543 Filed 9–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0026188; 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 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. 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 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 and associated funerary objects under the control of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2018 / Notices OR. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Lake County, OR. 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains and associated funerary objects 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 Klamath Tribes (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from a location near Chewaucan Marsh, in Lake County, OR, during excavations for irrigation ditches. In 1969, the human remains were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History by a private party. The human remains consist of an adult male (museum catalog #11–518). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from an unknown site probably located near the Chewaucan River, in Lake County, OR, as noted on the box in which they were stored, and were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History by a private party. The human remains consist of two adults of indeterminate sex (no museum catalog number assigned). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from an unknown site, possibly from the vicinity of Paisley, in Lake County, OR, according to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History record book. The human remains were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History by a private party. The human remains VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Sep 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 consist of an adult male (museum catalog #11–424). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In November 1932, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from an unknown site near Abert Rim, in Lake County, OR. The human remains were encountered during highway construction by the Oregon State Highway Commission. Subsequently, the human remains were transferred to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. The human remains consist of one adult female, an adult of indeterminate sex (both under museum catalog #11–7), and an adult male (museum catalog #11–8). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In June 1934, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from sites near Abert and Summer Lakes, in Lake County, OR. The human remains were possibly removed by University of Oregon archeologists, and consist of two adult males (museum catalog #s 11–33 and 11–35) and an adolescent of indeterminate sex (museum catalog #11–34). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1936, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from a location probably near Paisley, in Lake County, OR, during highway construction by the Oregon State Highway Commission. Subsequently, the human remains were transferred to at the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Although a camel skull was also included in the accession (acc. # 200F), no information exists to associate it with the human remains. The human remains consist of an adult female (museum catalog #11–49). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1938, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from a site located near Highway 31 and Summer Lake, in Lake County, OR, during road construction. The human remains were then donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History by a private party. The human remains consist of one adult female and two adult males (recorded together under museum catalog #11–86). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1939, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals were removed from sites on ZX Ranch, in PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45665 Lake County, OR, during legally authorized excavations by University of Oregon archeologists. According to field notes on file, three of the individuals were recovered from looters’ back-dirt. These three sets of human remains consist of one adult female and two adult males (museum catalog #s 11–102 and 11–103). A fourth set of human remains was found beside a road to 5Mile-Butte according to the field catalog. These human remains consist of a single adult female (museum catalog #11–101). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from near Silver Lake, in Lake County, OR. The human remains were subsequently donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History by a private party in 1940. The human remains consist of a single adult of indeterminate sex (museum catalog #11–136). No known individual was identified. The four associated funerary objects are four fossilized animal bones. In 1947, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from a site located near the mouth of Silver Creek at Silver Lake, in Lake County, OR, during legally authorized excavations by University of Oregon archeologists. The human remains were partially exposed at the time of removal according to field records. The human remains consist of a single adult male (museum catalog #11–213). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Historical documents, ethnographic sources, and oral history indicate that Northern Paiute people have occupied the south-central Oregon area since precontact times. The human remains from the above-mentioned locations are determined to be Native American based on archeological context and/or skeletal evidence and Northern Paiute based on provenience. The Northern Paiute are represented today 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 20 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the four objects described in this notice E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 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

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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 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 University of 
Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. 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 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 and 
associated funerary objects under the control of the University of 
Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene,

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OR. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from 
Lake County, OR.
    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 and associated funerary 
objects 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 Klamath Tribes (hereafter referred 
to as ``The Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from a location near Chewaucan Marsh, in Lake 
County, OR, during excavations for irrigation ditches. In 1969, the 
human remains were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of 
Natural and Cultural History by a private party. The human remains 
consist of an adult male (museum catalog #11-518). No known individual 
was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, two 
individuals were removed from an unknown site probably located near the 
Chewaucan River, in Lake County, OR, as noted on the box in which they 
were stored, and were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of 
Natural and Cultural History by a private party. The human remains 
consist of two adults of indeterminate sex (no museum catalog number 
assigned). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from an unknown site, possibly from the 
vicinity of Paisley, in Lake County, OR, according to the University of 
Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History record book. The human 
remains were donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and 
Cultural History by a private party. The human remains consist of an 
adult male (museum catalog #11-424). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    In November 1932, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
individuals were removed from an unknown site near Abert Rim, in Lake 
County, OR. The human remains were encountered during highway 
construction by the Oregon State Highway Commission. Subsequently, the 
human remains were transferred to the University of Oregon Museum of 
Natural and Cultural History. The human remains consist of one adult 
female, an adult of indeterminate sex (both under museum catalog #11-
7), and an adult male (museum catalog #11-8). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    In June 1934, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
individuals were removed from sites near Abert and Summer Lakes, in 
Lake County, OR. The human remains were possibly removed by University 
of Oregon archeologists, and consist of two adult males (museum catalog 
#s 11-33 and 11-35) and an adolescent of indeterminate sex (museum 
catalog #11-34). No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    In 1936, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from a location probably near Paisley, in Lake County, OR, 
during highway construction by the Oregon State Highway Commission. 
Subsequently, the human remains were transferred to at the University 
of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Although a camel 
skull was also included in the accession (acc. # 200F), no information 
exists to associate it with the human remains. The human remains 
consist of an adult female (museum catalog #11-49). No known individual 
was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    In 1938, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals 
were removed from a site located near Highway 31 and Summer Lake, in 
Lake County, OR, during road construction. The human remains were then 
donated to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural 
History by a private party. The human remains consist of one adult 
female and two adult males (recorded together under museum catalog #11-
86). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    In 1939, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals 
were removed from sites on ZX Ranch, in Lake County, OR, during legally 
authorized excavations by University of Oregon archeologists. According 
to field notes on file, three of the individuals were recovered from 
looters' back-dirt. These three sets of human remains consist of one 
adult female and two adult males (museum catalog #s 11-102 and 11-103). 
A fourth set of human remains was found beside a road to 5-Mile-Butte 
according to the field catalog. These human remains consist of a single 
adult female (museum catalog #11-101). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from near Silver Lake, in Lake County, OR. The 
human remains were subsequently donated to the University of Oregon 
Museum of Natural and Cultural History by a private party in 1940. The 
human remains consist of a single adult of indeterminate sex (museum 
catalog #11-136). No known individual was identified. The four 
associated funerary objects are four fossilized animal bones.
    In 1947, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from a site located near the mouth of Silver Creek at 
Silver Lake, in Lake County, OR, during legally authorized excavations 
by University of Oregon archeologists. The human remains were partially 
exposed at the time of removal according to field records. The human 
remains consist of a single adult male (museum catalog #11-213). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    Historical documents, ethnographic sources, and oral history 
indicate that Northern Paiute people have occupied the south-central 
Oregon area since pre-contact times. The human remains from the above-
mentioned locations are determined to be Native American based on 
archeological context and/or skeletal evidence and Northern Paiute 
based on provenience. The Northern Paiute are represented today 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 20 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the four objects 
described in this notice

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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 [email protected], 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.
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