Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Salt Lake City, UT, 2917-2918 [2019-01620]

Download as PDF 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 2918 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2019 / Notices University of Utah archeologists under contract with the National Park Service, prior to the construction of Glen Canyon Dam, as part of the Upper Colorado River Basin Archaeological Salvage Project. The human remains and associated funerary objects date from the Pueblo I through Pueblo III period (approximately A.D. 750–1350). Determinations Made by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 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 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, by March 11, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Hopi Tribe of Arizona may proceed. The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes that this notice has been published. 17:18 Feb 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 [FR Doc. 2019–01620 Filed 2–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027190; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Officials of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation has determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 24 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 41 objects described in this notice 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 Hopi Tribe of Arizona, based on lifeway, oral tradition, folklore, geography, anthropology, ceramic design, rock art, basketry, kiva plan, kinship and linguistics, dentition, mitochondrial DNA, and expert opinion. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: December 4, 2018. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Notice of Inventory Completion: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Salem, OR, and Oregon State University, Department of Anthropology, Corvallis, OR National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Oregon State University, Department of Anthropology and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) 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 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. 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 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department at the address in this notice by March 11, 2019. ADDRESSES: Nancy Nelson, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Archaeologist, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite C, Salem, OR 97301, telephone (503) 986–0578. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Salem, OR, and in the custody of the Oregon State University, Department of Anthropology, Corvallis, OR. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site (35TI47) in Tillamook 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 was made by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and Oregon State University, Department of Anthropology professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon (previously listed as the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation) and the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes.’’ The Burns Paiute Tribe (previously listed as the Burns Paiute Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon); Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians; Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (previously listed as the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation, Oregon); Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon; Coquille Indian Tribe (previously listed as the Coquille Tribe of Oregon); Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians (previously listed as the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians of Oregon); and the Klamath Tribes were notified, but did not participate in consultation. Hereafter, these tribes are referred to as ‘‘The Invited Tribes.’’ History and Description of the Remains In 1977, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from 35TI47, Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site in Tillamook County, OR, by Oregon State University. The excavation took place at the request of the OPRD to assess the impacts of proposed park improvements. The 20 associated funerary objects are ten olivella shell beads; one antler or bone E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

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Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, 
Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Salt Lake City, UT

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 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, 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

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University of Utah archeologists under contract with the National Park 
Service, prior to the construction of Glen Canyon Dam, as part of the 
Upper Colorado River Basin Archaeological Salvage Project. The human 
remains and associated funerary objects date from the Pueblo I through 
Pueblo III period (approximately A.D. 750-1350).

Determinations Made by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of 
Reclamation

    Officials of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of 
Reclamation has determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of 24 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 41 objects described 
in this notice 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 Hopi 
Tribe of Arizona, based on lifeway, oral tradition, folklore, 
geography, anthropology, ceramic design, rock art, basketry, kiva plan, 
kinship and linguistics, dentition, mitochondrial DNA, and expert 
opinion.

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 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, by March 11, 2019. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to the Hopi Tribe of 
Arizona may proceed.
    The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation is 
responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes that this notice has 
been published.

    Dated: December 4, 2018.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2019-01620 Filed 2-7-19; 8:45 am]
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