Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Nashville, TN, 11819-11820 [2019-05992]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2019 / Notices Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, telephone (205) 348–7550, email bbomar@ua.edu, by April 29, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas (previously listed as the Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas); Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town, Oklahoma; Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida; Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama); Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations)); The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; and the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town, Oklahoma, hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’ may proceed. The University of Alabama Museums is responsible for notifying The Tribes and the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma that this correction notice has been published. Dated: February 25, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–05994 Filed 3–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027385; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Nashville, TN National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, 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 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 amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:57 Mar 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology. 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology at the address in this notice by April 29, 2019. ADDRESSES: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Michael C. Moore, 1216 Foster Avenue, Cole Bldg 3, Nashville, TN 37243, telephone (615) 687–4776, email mike.c.moore@tn.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 Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Nashville, TN. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN. 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 Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology professional staff in consultation with representatives of The Muscogee (Creek) Nation. History and Description of the Remains Between April and July 2007, human remains representing, at minimum, 189 individuals were removed from privately-owned property, the David Davis Farm site 40HA301, Chattanooga, PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11819 Hamilton County, TN, during construction related to a privatelyfunded commercial venture. A local private consultant, Alexander Archaeological Consultants, conducted the removal. The Tennessee Division of Archaeology received the human skeletal remains and associated burial objects in the summer of 2009, and subsequently entered into an agreement with Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) to prepare a comprehensive human skeletal inventory. The 2,132 associated funerary objects include: 305 projectile points, 12 discoidals, eight scrapers, six bi-pointed blades, six knives, six bifaces, five celts (including one greenstone spatulate celt, one greenstone celt, and two celt blanks), five hammerstones, four abraders, three blades, one drill, one stone pipe, 87 ceramic beads, 10 complete or partial ceramic vessels, four ceramic pipes, one ceramic disc, 1,270 shell beads, 17 shell pins, nine shell masks, eight shell gorgets (most Citico-style rattlesnake), two shell earplugs, two shell ear spools, 51 other worked/unworked shell objects, 68 worked/unworked animal bone objects, seven metal objects (including two beads and one hilt pommel), and 234 lots of assorted minerals (ochre, hematite, galena, and quartz). Based on the associated funerary objects, the David Davis Farm site represents a late Mississippian/ protohistoric occupation with evidence of Spanish contact. Determinations Made by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology Officials of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 189 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 2,132 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 Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Additional Requestors and Disposition Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 11820 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2019 / Notices 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 Michael C. Moore, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, 1216 Foster Avenue, Cole Bldg. 3, Nashville, TN 37243, telephone (615) 687–4776, email mike.c.moore@ tn.gov, by April 29, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to The Muscogee (Creek) Nation may proceed. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology is responsible for notifying The Muscogee (Creek) Nation that this notice has been published. Dated: February 25, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–05992 Filed 3–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027387; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: The American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The American Museum of Natural History has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on September 10, 2018. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects. 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 American Museum of Natural 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 amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:57 Mar 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 American Museum of Natural History at the address in this notice by April 29, 2019. Nell Murphy, Director of Cultural Resources, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, telephone (212) 769–5837, email nmurphy@amnh.org. ADDRESSES: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the correction of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects under the control of the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY. The human remains and associated funerary object were removed from Brentwood, Williamson County, TN. 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. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (83 FR 45667–45669, September 10, 2018). An associated funerary object that was included in the inventory was inadvertently omitted from the Notice of Inventory Completion. Transfer of control of the item in this correction notice has not occurred. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register (83 FR 45668, September 10, 2018), column 1, paragraph 7, sentence 4 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: The one associated funerary object is a ceramic vase. In the Federal Register (83 FR 45668, September 10, 2018), column 2, paragraph 1, sentence 3 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the three 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. Frm 00082 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 Nell Murphy, Director of Cultural Resources, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, telephone (212) 769–5837, email nmurphy@amnh.org, by April 29, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma may proceed. The American Museum of Natural History is responsible for notifying the Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas (previously listed as the AlabamaCoushatta Tribes of Texas); AlabamaQuassarte Tribal Town; Cherokee Nation; Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Kialegee Tribal Town; Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama); Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations)); Shawnee Tribe; The Chickasaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; Thlopthlocco Tribal Town; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: February 25, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–06004 Filed 3–27–19; 8:45 am] Correction PO 00000 Additional Requestors and Disposition Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027393; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix, AZ National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Pueblo Grande Museum has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 60 (Thursday, March 28, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0027385; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Department of 
Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Nashville, TN

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, 
Division of Archaeology, 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 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 Tennessee Department of Environment and 
Conservation, Division of Archaeology. 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 and associated 
funerary objects should submit a written request with information in 
support of the request to the Tennessee Department of Environment and 
Conservation, Division of Archaeology at the address in this notice by 
April 29, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, 
Division of Archaeology, Michael C. Moore, 1216 Foster Avenue, Cole 
Bldg 3, Nashville, TN 37243, telephone (615) 687-4776, 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 Tennessee 
Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, 
Nashville, TN. The human remains and associated funerary objects were 
removed from Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN.
    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 
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of 
Archaeology professional staff in consultation with representatives of 
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

History and Description of the Remains

    Between April and July 2007, human remains representing, at 
minimum, 189 individuals were removed from privately-owned property, 
the David Davis Farm site 40HA301, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN, 
during construction related to a privately-funded commercial venture. A 
local private consultant, Alexander Archaeological Consultants, 
conducted the removal. The Tennessee Division of Archaeology received 
the human skeletal remains and associated burial objects in the summer 
of 2009, and subsequently entered into an agreement with Middle 
Tennessee State University (MTSU) to prepare a comprehensive human 
skeletal inventory. The 2,132 associated funerary objects include: 305 
projectile points, 12 discoidals, eight scrapers, six bi-pointed 
blades, six knives, six bifaces, five celts (including one greenstone 
spatulate celt, one greenstone celt, and two celt blanks), five 
hammerstones, four abraders, three blades, one drill, one stone pipe, 
87 ceramic beads, 10 complete or partial ceramic vessels, four ceramic 
pipes, one ceramic disc, 1,270 shell beads, 17 shell pins, nine shell 
masks, eight shell gorgets (most Citico-style rattlesnake), two shell 
earplugs, two shell ear spools, 51 other worked/unworked shell objects, 
68 worked/unworked animal bone objects, seven metal objects (including 
two beads and one hilt pommel), and 234 lots of assorted minerals 
(ochre, hematite, galena, and quartz).
    Based on the associated funerary objects, the David Davis Farm site 
represents a late Mississippian/protohistoric occupation with evidence 
of Spanish contact.

Determinations Made by the Tennessee Department of Environment and 
Conservation, Division of Archaeology

    Officials of the Tennessee Department of Environment and 
Conservation, Division of Archaeology have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of 189 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 2,132 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 Muscogee 
(Creek) Nation.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native 
Hawaiian

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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 Michael C. Moore, Tennessee Department of Environment 
and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, 1216 Foster Avenue, Cole 
Bldg. 3, Nashville, TN 37243, telephone (615) 687-4776, email 
[email protected], by April 29, 2019. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to The Muscogee (Creek) 
Nation may proceed.
    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division 
of Archaeology is responsible for notifying The Muscogee (Creek) Nation 
that this notice has been published.

    Dated: February 25, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2019-05992 Filed 3-27-19; 8:45 am]
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