Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 27648-27649 [2019-12469]

Download as PDF 27648 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 114 / Thursday, June 13, 2019 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028045; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University 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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. 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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University at the address in this notice by July 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: B. Sunday Eiselt, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Avenue, Heroy Hall #450, Dallas, TX 75205, telephone (214) 768–2915, email seiselt@smu.edu. 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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. The human remains were removed from the Upper Tucker Site (X41MU17/ 41MU17), in Montague County, TX. 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 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Jun 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 Consultation Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma may proceed. The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University is responsible for notifying the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma that this notice has been published. A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma. Dated: May 28, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. History and Description of the Remains DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR In 1965, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the Upper Tucker Site, in Montague County, TX, as part of the Wichita Project excavation. Although no burials or human remains were reported for this site in any of the associated documentation, including the official published report, one human tooth is attributed to this site No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The Upper Tucker Site is dated to the late 18th century. Cultural affiliation is with the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. National Park Service Determinations Made by the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University Officials of the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University 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 Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma. 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 B. Sunday Eiselt, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Avenue, Heroy Hall #450, Dallas, TX 75205, telephone (214) 768–2915, email seiselt@smu.edu, by July 15, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2019–12466 Filed 6–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028042; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University 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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. 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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University at the address in this notice by July 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: B. Sunday Eiselt, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Avenue, Heroy Hall #450, Dallas, TX 75205, telephone (214) 768–2915, email seiselt@smu.edu. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 114 / Thursday, June 13, 2019 / Notices 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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from an unnamed site (X41CO3/41CO153) and the Chicken House Site (X41CO6/ 41CO156) in Cooke County, TX. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains During 1965 and 1966, human remains representing, at minimum, three individuals were removed from the two sites in Cooke County, TX. Burial 1 is from the Chicken House Site (X41CO6/41CO156). The one individual, a female 18–25 years old, was found on the floor of a cache pit. She had been placed in a semi-flexed positon, and lay on her back, facing the northeast. The hips and knees were flexed, and the legs turned toward the left. The arms were placed down at the side, and were bent at the elbows, with ulnae and radii parallel to the humeri, and the hands next to the shoulders. The bones indicate signs of disease. The skull, left wrist, and left hand were missing at the time of excavation. No known individuals were identified. Although artifacts were found in the cache pit, there were no funerary objects associated with this burial. Two burials were recovered from unnamed site X41CO3 during a survey and soil profiling. The first burial was located on the surface, and consists of two skull fragments and one charred unidentifiable bone fragment. The second burial was also located on the surface, and consists of a single human tooth and one unidentifiable bone fragment. No known individuals were VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Jun 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 identified. No associated funerary objects are present for either of these two burials. Both sites are dated from A.D. 850 to 1000, and fit the Plains Woodland Pattern, but they also begin to approach the Plains Village Pattern. Culturally, the people who occupied the sites were Caddoan. Determinations Made by the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University Officials of the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of three 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 Native American human remains and associated funerary objects and the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma. 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 B. Sunday Eiselt, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Avenue, Heroy Hall #450, Dallas, TX 75205, telephone (214) 768–2915, email seiselt@smu.edu, by July 15, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma may proceed. The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University is responsible for notifying the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: May 28, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–12469 Filed 6–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27649 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0027604; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: The State Center Community College District—Fresno City College, Fresno, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The State Center Community College District—Fresno City College 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 State Center Community College District—Fresno City College. 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 State Center Community College District—Fresno City College at the address in this notice by July 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Mary Beth Miller, Interim Dean of Social Sciences, in care of Jill Minar, Ph.D., Fresno City College of The State Center Community College District, 1101 East University Avenue, Fresno, CA 93741, telephone (559) 442– 8210, email jill.minar@ fresnocitycollege.edu. 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 State Center Community College District—Fresno City College, Fresno, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0028042; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, 
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University 
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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist 
University. 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 
Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University at the 
address in this notice by July 15, 2019.

ADDRESSES: B. Sunday Eiselt, Department of Anthropology, Southern 
Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Avenue, Heroy Hall #450, Dallas, TX 
75205, telephone (214) 768-2915, email [email protected].

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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 Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist 
University, Dallas, TX. The human remains and associated funerary 
objects were removed from an unnamed site (X41CO3/41CO153) and the 
Chicken House Site (X41CO6/41CO156) in Cooke County, TX.
    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 
Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University professional 
staff in consultation with representatives of the Caddo Nation of 
Oklahoma and the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & 
Tawakonie), Oklahoma.

History and Description of the Remains

    During 1965 and 1966, human remains representing, at minimum, three 
individuals were removed from the two sites in Cooke County, TX. Burial 
1 is from the Chicken House Site (X41CO6/41CO156). The one individual, 
a female 18-25 years old, was found on the floor of a cache pit. She 
had been placed in a semi-flexed positon, and lay on her back, facing 
the northeast. The hips and knees were flexed, and the legs turned 
toward the left. The arms were placed down at the side, and were bent 
at the elbows, with ulnae and radii parallel to the humeri, and the 
hands next to the shoulders. The bones indicate signs of disease. The 
skull, left wrist, and left hand were missing at the time of 
excavation. No known individuals were identified. Although artifacts 
were found in the cache pit, there were no funerary objects associated 
with this burial.
    Two burials were recovered from unnamed site X41CO3 during a survey 
and soil profiling. The first burial was located on the surface, and 
consists of two skull fragments and one charred unidentifiable bone 
fragment. The second burial was also located on the surface, and 
consists of a single human tooth and one unidentifiable bone fragment. 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present for either of these two burials.
    Both sites are dated from A.D. 850 to 1000, and fit the Plains 
Woodland Pattern, but they also begin to approach the Plains Village 
Pattern. Culturally, the people who occupied the sites were Caddoan.

Determinations Made by the Department of Anthropology, Southern 
Methodist University

    Officials of the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist 
University have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of three 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 Native 
American human remains and associated funerary objects and the Caddo 
Nation of Oklahoma.

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 B. Sunday 
Eiselt, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, 3225 
Daniel Avenue, Heroy Hall #450, Dallas, TX 75205, telephone (214) 768-
2915, email [email protected], by July 15, 2019. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains to the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma may proceed.
    The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University is 
responsible for notifying the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and the Wichita 
and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma 
that this notice has been published.

    Dated: May 28, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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