Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, AK, 2916-2917 [2019-01613]

Download as PDF 2916 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2019 / Notices March 11, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The Pueblo Grande Museum is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: December 11, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–01626 Filed 2–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027144; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, AK National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region (Alaska Region USFWS) 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 Alaska Region USFWS. 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 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Feb 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 request with information in support of the request to the Alaska Region USFWS at the address in this notice by March 11, 2019. ADDRESSES: Edward DeCleva, Regional Historic Preservation Officer, Alaska Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 East Tudor Road MS–235, Anchorage, AK 99503, telephone (907) 786–3399, email edward_decleva@ fws.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 Alaska Region, USFWS, Anchorage, AK. The human remains were removed from Simeonof Island, Aleutians East Borough, AK. 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 Alaska Region USFWS professional staff in consultation with representatives of Native Village of Unga and Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point Village. Also consulted were four non-federally recognized groups—the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.; Shumagin Corporation; The Aleut Corporation; and Unga Corporation. Hereafter, all the entities listed in this section are referred to as ‘‘The Consulting Tribes.’’ History and Description of the Remains In 1977, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Simeonof Island in the Aleutians East Borough, AK. Little information regarding the circumstances of removal was available to the Alaska Region USFWS. The human remains— PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a cranium were recovered on Simeonof Island by J. Beck on September 22, 1977. The cranium was turned over to the Alaska Region USFWS in Anchorage and later sent to the Alaska State Office of History and Archeology for inventory in 2008. The cranium consists of several fragmentary pieces. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The cranium is that of an adult female, approximately 40 years old. Metric and non-metric cranial features were utilized to determine cultural affiliation. The human remains indicate the person to be of Native Alaskan descent, most likely Aleut. Determinations Made by the Alaska Region USFWS Officials of the Alaska Region USFWS 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 Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point. 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 Edward DeCleva, Regional Historic Preservation Officer, Alaska Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 East Tudor Road, MS–235, Anchorage, AK 99503, telephone (907) 786–3399, email edward_decleva@fws.gov, by March 11, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point may proceed. The Alaska Region USFWS is responsible for notifying The Consulting Tribes that this notice has been published. E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2019 / Notices Dated: December 11, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–01613 Filed 2–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027116; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Salt Lake City, UT National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region (Reclamation) 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 Reclamation. 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 Reclamation at the address in this notice by March 11, 2019. ADDRESSES: Bill R. Chada, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, 125 South State Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, UT 84138, telephone (801) 524–3646, email bchada@usbr.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 and associated amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Feb 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 funerary objects under the control of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Salt Lake City, UT, and in the custody of the University of Utah, Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from multiple locations in Kane and San Juan Counties, UT. 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 was made by the Reclamation professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona; Hopi Tribe of Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation, Arizona; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Arizona; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico, & Utah; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes (formerly Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pueblo of Zia, New Mexico; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (previously listed as the Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah); and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains In 1957, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from 42KA172, the Alvey Site, a rockshelter adjacent to a tributary of the Escalante River, Kane County, UT. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1960, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from 42SA314, on Cedar Mesa, PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2917 San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1959, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from 42SA366 (NA5501), Husteds Well, a Kayenta Anasazi pithouse in Forgotten Canyon, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1958, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from 42SA396, a surface scatter in Catfish Canyon, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1962, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from 42SA454, Steer Palace, in Castle Wash, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. The seven associated funerary objects are five pottery vessels, one stone bead necklace, and one turquoise and black bead bracelet. In 1960, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from 42SA544, Horsefly Hollow, in Lake Canyon, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. The six associated funerary objects are two pottery vessels, two manos, one pottery sherd, and one stone tool. In 1960, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals were removed from 42SA554, Rogers House, in Lake Canyon, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1960, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from 42SA623, Lyman Flat, in Lake Canyon, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1961, human remains representing, at minimum, five individuals were removed from 42SA738, Ivy Shelter, in Moqui Canyon, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. The 28 associated funerary objects are eight pottery vessels, five baskets fragments, five cordage fragments, five projectile points, two wooden foot boards, one cradleboard in fragments, one digging stick, and one forked stick. In 1962, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from 42SA1010, Scorup Pasture, in Castle Wash, San Juan County, UT. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Excavation of all the above sites was carried out from 1957 to 1962 by E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 27 (Friday, February 8, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-01613]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0027144; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Anchorage, AK

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region (Alaska 
Region USFWS) 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 Alaska Region USFWS. 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 
Alaska Region USFWS at the address in this notice by March 11, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Edward DeCleva, Regional Historic Preservation Officer, 
Alaska Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 East Tudor Road MS-
235, Anchorage, AK 99503, telephone (907) 786-3399, email 
edward_decleva@fws.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 Alaska Region, USFWS, Anchorage, AK. The human 
remains were removed from Simeonof Island, Aleutians East Borough, AK.
    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 Alaska 
Region USFWS professional staff in consultation with representatives of 
Native Village of Unga and Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point 
Village. Also consulted were four non-federally recognized groups--the 
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.; Shumagin Corporation; The 
Aleut Corporation; and Unga Corporation. Hereafter, all the entities 
listed in this section are referred to as ``The Consulting Tribes.''

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1977, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from Simeonof Island in the Aleutians East Borough, AK. 
Little information regarding the circumstances of removal was available 
to the Alaska Region USFWS. The human remains--a cranium were recovered 
on Simeonof Island by J. Beck on September 22, 1977. The cranium was 
turned over to the Alaska Region USFWS in Anchorage and later sent to 
the Alaska State Office of History and Archeology for inventory in 
2008. The cranium consists of several fragmentary pieces. No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The cranium is that of an adult female, approximately 40 years old. 
Metric and non-metric cranial features were utilized to determine 
cultural affiliation. The human remains indicate the person to be of 
Native Alaskan descent, most likely Aleut.

Determinations Made by the Alaska Region USFWS

    Officials of the Alaska Region USFWS 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 Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point.

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 Edward 
DeCleva, Regional Historic Preservation Officer, Alaska Region U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 East Tudor Road, MS-235, Anchorage, AK 
99503, telephone (907) 786-3399, email edward_decleva@fws.gov, by March 
11, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come 
forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Qagan 
Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point may proceed.
    The Alaska Region USFWS is responsible for notifying The Consulting 
Tribes that this notice has been published.


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    Dated: December 11, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2019-01613 Filed 2-7-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4312-52-P