Notice of Inventory Completion: Fowler Museum at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 11817 [2019-06002]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2019 / Notices American human remains and associated funerary objects. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027392; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Fowler Museum at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Fowler Museum at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) 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 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 should submit a written request to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. 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 Fowler Museum at UCLA at the address in this notice by April 29, 2019. ADDRESSES: Wendy G. Teeter, Ph.D., Fowler Museum at UCLA, Box 951549, Los Angeles, CA 90095–1549, telephone (310) 825–1864, email wteeter@ arts.ucla.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 Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. The human remains were removed from San Diego County, California. 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 amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:57 Mar 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Fowler Museum at UCLA professional staff in consultation with representatives of the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, California (previously listed as the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the La Jolla Reservation); Pala Band of Mission Indians (previously listed as the Pala Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation, California); Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation, California; Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation, California; Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Rincon Reservation, California; and the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, California, hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes.’’ The non-federally recognized Indian group San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians was also consulted. History and Description of the Remains Between 1955 and 1957, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from Molpa (CA–SDI–308) in San Diego County, CA. Excavations were conducted by Clement Meighan of UCLA on private property as part of UCLA archeology field classes. The collections were deposited at UCLA at the end of each field season. The site dates to the San Luis Rey II, or A.D. 1500–1800. Fragmentary human remains representing three adults of unknown sex were removed from midden contexts. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were identified. In 1990 and 1991, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed from Mar Lado I (CA–SDI–6014) in San Luis Rey, San Diego County, CA. Excavations were conducted by INFOTEC Research, Inc. under a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) as part of the San Luis Rey River Flood Control Project. The site has been dated to 510+/ -57 B.P. As COE decided that the archeological materials were not under its control, the human remains were received by the Fowler Museum in May 1991. Fragmentary human remains representing an infant individual and another individual of unknown age or sex were removed from midden contexts. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects were identified. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11817 Through consultation, the Fowler Museum has determined that all the above described sites lie within the traditional territory of the Luiseno. Moreover, the identification of these locations as ethnographically Luiseno is supported by historic documentation. Determinations Made by the Fowler Museum at University of California Los Angeles Officials of the Fowler Museum at University of California Los Angeles have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of five individuals 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 Tribes. Additional Requestors and Disposition Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Wendy G Teeter, Ph.D., Fowler Museum at UCLA, Box 951549, Los Angeles, CA 90095– 1549, telephone (310) 825–1864, email wteeter@arts.ucla.edu, by April 29, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The Fowler Museum is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: February 25, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–06002 Filed 3–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027383; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: The University of Alabama Museums, Tuscaloosa, AL; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The University of Alabama Museums has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on June 4, 2012. This notice SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0027392; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Fowler Museum at University of 
California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Fowler Museum at University of California Los Angeles 
(UCLA) 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 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 should submit a written request to the Fowler 
Museum at UCLA. 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 
Fowler Museum at UCLA at the address in this notice by April 29, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Wendy G. Teeter, Ph.D., Fowler Museum at UCLA, Box 951549, 
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1549, telephone (310) 825-1864, 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 Fowler Museum at 
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. The human remains were removed from San Diego 
County, California.
    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 Fowler 
Museum at UCLA professional staff in consultation with representatives 
of the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, California (previously listed 
as the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the La Jolla 
Reservation); Pala Band of Mission Indians (previously listed as the 
Pala Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation, 
California); Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima 
Reservation, California; Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of 
the Pechanga Reservation, California; Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission 
Indians of the Rincon Reservation, California; and the Soboba Band of 
Luiseno Indians, California, hereafter referred to as ``The Tribes.'' 
The non-federally recognized Indian group San Luis Rey Band of Mission 
Indians was also consulted.

History and Description of the Remains

    Between 1955 and 1957, human remains representing, at minimum, 
three individuals were removed from Molpa (CA-SDI-308) in San Diego 
County, CA. Excavations were conducted by Clement Meighan of UCLA on 
private property as part of UCLA archeology field classes. The 
collections were deposited at UCLA at the end of each field season. The 
site dates to the San Luis Rey II, or A.D. 1500-1800. Fragmentary human 
remains representing three adults of unknown sex were removed from 
midden contexts. No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects were identified.
    In 1990 and 1991, human remains representing, at minimum, two 
individuals were removed from Mar Lado I (CA-SDI-6014) in San Luis Rey, 
San Diego County, CA. Excavations were conducted by INFOTEC Research, 
Inc. under a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) as part of 
the San Luis Rey River Flood Control Project. The site has been dated 
to 510+/-57 B.P. As COE decided that the archeological materials were 
not under its control, the human remains were received by the Fowler 
Museum in May 1991. Fragmentary human remains representing an infant 
individual and another individual of unknown age or sex were removed 
from midden contexts. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects were identified.
    Through consultation, the Fowler Museum has determined that all the 
above described sites lie within the traditional territory of the 
Luiseno. Moreover, the identification of these locations as 
ethnographically Luiseno is supported by historic documentation.

Determinations Made by the Fowler Museum at University of California 
Los Angeles

    Officials of the Fowler Museum at University of California Los 
Angeles have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of five individuals 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 Tribes.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native 
Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to 
request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to Wendy G 
Teeter, Ph.D., Fowler Museum at UCLA, Box 951549, Los Angeles, CA 
90095-1549, telephone (310) 825-1864, email [email protected], by 
April 29, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come 
forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may 
proceed.
    The Fowler Museum is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this 
notice has been published.

    Dated: February 25, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2019-06002 Filed 3-27-19; 8:45 am]
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