Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 33781-33782 [2019-14931]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 135 / Monday, July 15, 2019 / Notices and History Nebraska have determined there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the human remains listed in this notice and the Native American people that are represented today by three Indian Tribes. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Nebraska-Kansas Area Office and History Nebraska Officials of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Nebraska-Kansas Area Office and History Nebraska have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 23 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the one object described in this notice that is 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 the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota; and the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Affiliated 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 and associated funerary object should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Rob Bozell, History Nebraska, 5050 N 32nd Street, Lincoln, NE 68504, telephone (402) 525–1624, email rob.bozell@nebraska.gov, by August 14, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary object to The Affiliated Tribes may proceed. The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, NebraskaKansas Area Office is responsible for notifying The Consulted and Invited Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: June 13, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–14933 Filed 7–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:08 Jul 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028225; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The University of Louisville 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 no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. 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 University of Louisville. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: 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 University of Louisville at the address in this notice by August 14, 2019. ADDRESSES: Dr. Thomas Jennings, University of Louisville Department of Anthropology, Lutz Hall Room 228, Louisville, KY 40292, telephone (502) 852–2421, email thomas.jennings@ louisville.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 University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from the Lawrence Site 15Tr33, Trigg County, KY. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3) and 43 CFR 10.11(d). The determinations in this notice are SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33781 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 University of Louisville professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains In 1969, 1971, and 1972, human remains representing, at minimum, 16 individuals were removed from the Lawrence Site 15Tr33 in Trigg County, KY. The burial in Feature 7 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #1. It was transferred to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for osteological analysis between 1972 and 1973, and returned to University of Louisville (UofL) in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The burial in Feature 45 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #2. It was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The burial in Feature 47 (MNI = 1) is also named the Burial #3. It was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The burial in Feature 52 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #5. Burial #5 remained at UofL after excavation. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object is one lot of charcoal. The burials in Feature 65 (MNI = 2) are also named Burial #6A and #6B. Both Burials #6A and #6B were transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. Burial #6A includes one adult and Burial #6B includes one sub-adult. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The burial in Feature 67 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #8. It was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object is one lot of charcoal. The burial in Feature 41 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #7. It was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 33782 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 135 / Monday, July 15, 2019 / Notices returned to UofL in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object is one lot of lithics. The burials in Feature 72 (MNI = 2) are also named Burial #9A and #9B. Burial #9A remained at UofL after excavation. Burial #9B remained at UofL after excavation except for some small fragments that were sent to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. The five associated funerary objects associated with Burial #9A are two lots of animal teeth, one lot of stone tools, one lot of charcoal, and one lot of animal bone. The two associated funerary objects associated with Burial #9B are one lot of animal teeth and one lot of animal bones and red ochre. The burial in Feature 46 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #10. Burial #10 was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. The two associated funerary objects associated with Burial #10 are one lot of stone flakes and one lot of ochre. The burial in Feature 70 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #11. Burial #11 was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object associated with Burial #11 is one lot of stone tools. Some confusion exists over Burial #12 (MNI = 1). In one notation, the burial in Feature #73 is also named Burial #12. Although this burial was described as non-recoverable in the excavation report, human remains returned to UofL from FAU in March 2018 included an individual labeled Burial #12 (MNI = 1) in good condition. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary object associated with Burial #12 is one lot of stone tools. The burial in Feature 125 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #14. Burial #14 remained at UofL after excavation. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The burial in Feature 87 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #16. Burial #16 remained at UofL after excavation. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Other than the adult and sub-adult identified in Feature 65, no age or sex estimations were completed due to the condition of the human remains and the nature of the initial excavation project. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:08 Jul 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 Determinations Made by the University of Louisville Officials of the University of Louisville have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on radiocarbon dating, types of tools, and style of burial. The site was determined to have a primary occupation of approximately 8,500 years ago. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 16 individuals of Native American ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 15 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), a relationship of shared group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day Indian Tribe. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (15), the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects was not tribal land at the time of removal. • According to final judgments of the Indian Claims Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of The Chickasaw Nation. • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects may be to The Tribes. Additional Requestors and Disposition 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 Dr. Thomas Jennings, University of Louisville Department of Anthropology, Lutz Hall 228, Louisville, KY 40292, telephone (502) 852–2421, email thomas.jennings@louisville.edu, PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 by August 14, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to The Tribes may proceed. The University of Louisville is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: June 14, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–14931 Filed 7–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028204; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Nebraska-Kansas Area Office, McCook, NE, and History Nebraska (Formerly the Nebraska State Historical Society), Lincoln, NE National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Nebraska-Kansas Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, and History Nebraska (formerly the Nebraska State Historical Society) have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have 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 History Nebraska. 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 History Nebraska at the address in this notice by August 14, 2019. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0028225; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Louisville, 
Louisville, KY

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The University of Louisville 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 no cultural affiliation between the human 
remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day Indian 
Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. 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 
University of Louisville. If no additional requestors come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary 
objects to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in 
this notice may proceed.

DATES: 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 University of Louisville at the address in this 
notice by August 14, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Dr. Thomas Jennings, University of Louisville Department of 
Anthropology, Lutz Hall Room 228, Louisville, KY 40292, telephone (502) 
852-2421, 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 University of 
Louisville, Louisville, KY. The human remains and associated funerary 
objects were removed from the Lawrence Site 15Tr33, Trigg County, KY.
    This notice is published as part of the National Park Service's 
administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3) and 
43 CFR 10.11(d). 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 
University of Louisville professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee 
Indians; The Chickasaw Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of 
Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1969, 1971, and 1972, human remains representing, at minimum, 16 
individuals were removed from the Lawrence Site 15Tr33 in Trigg County, 
KY. The burial in Feature 7 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #1. It was 
transferred to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for osteological 
analysis between 1972 and 1973, and returned to University of 
Louisville (UofL) in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. 
No associated funerary objects are present.
    The burial in Feature 45 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #2. It was 
transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 
2018. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The burial in Feature 47 (MNI = 1) is also named the Burial #3. It 
was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned in March 
2018. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The burial in Feature 52 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #5. Burial 
#5 remained at UofL after excavation. No known individuals were 
identified. The one associated funerary object is one lot of charcoal.
    The burials in Feature 65 (MNI = 2) are also named Burial #6A and 
#6B. Both Burials #6A and #6B were transferred to FAU between 1972 and 
1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. Burial #6A includes one adult 
and Burial #6B includes one sub-adult. No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The burial in Feature 67 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #8. It was 
transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 
2018. No known individuals were identified. The one associated funerary 
object is one lot of charcoal.
    The burial in Feature 41 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #7. It was 
transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and

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returned to UofL in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. 
The one associated funerary object is one lot of lithics.
    The burials in Feature 72 (MNI = 2) are also named Burial #9A and 
#9B. Burial #9A remained at UofL after excavation. Burial #9B remained 
at UofL after excavation except for some small fragments that were sent 
to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL in March 2018. No 
known individuals were identified. The five associated funerary objects 
associated with Burial #9A are two lots of animal teeth, one lot of 
stone tools, one lot of charcoal, and one lot of animal bone. The two 
associated funerary objects associated with Burial #9B are one lot of 
animal teeth and one lot of animal bones and red ochre.
    The burial in Feature 46 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #10. Burial 
#10 was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL 
in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. The two associated 
funerary objects associated with Burial #10 are one lot of stone flakes 
and one lot of ochre.
    The burial in Feature 70 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #11. Burial 
#11 was transferred to FAU between 1972 and 1973, and returned to UofL 
in March 2018. No known individuals were identified. The one associated 
funerary object associated with Burial #11 is one lot of stone tools.
    Some confusion exists over Burial #12 (MNI = 1). In one notation, 
the burial in Feature #73 is also named Burial #12. Although this 
burial was described as non-recoverable in the excavation report, human 
remains returned to UofL from FAU in March 2018 included an individual 
labeled Burial #12 (MNI = 1) in good condition. No known individuals 
were identified. The one associated funerary object associated with 
Burial #12 is one lot of stone tools.
    The burial in Feature 125 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #14. 
Burial #14 remained at UofL after excavation. No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The burial in Feature 87 (MNI = 1) is also named Burial #16. Burial 
#16 remained at UofL after excavation. No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    Other than the adult and sub-adult identified in Feature 65, no age 
or sex estimations were completed due to the condition of the human 
remains and the nature of the initial excavation project.

Determinations Made by the University of Louisville

    Officials of the University of Louisville have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on radio-carbon dating, types 
of tools, and style of burial. The site was determined to have a 
primary occupation of approximately 8,500 years ago.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of 16 individuals of 
Native American ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 15 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), a relationship of shared 
group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American 
human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day 
Indian Tribe.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (15), the land from which the 
Native American human remains and associated funerary objects was not 
tribal land at the time of removal.
     According to final judgments of the Indian Claims 
Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the 
Native American human remains and associated funerary objects were 
removed is the aboriginal land of The Chickasaw Nation.
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders indicate 
that the land from which the Native American human remains and 
associated funerary objects were removed is the aboriginal land of the 
Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; The Chickasaw 
Nation; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma 
(hereafter referred to as ``The Tribes'').
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects may be to The Tribes.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    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 Dr. 
Thomas Jennings, University of Louisville Department of Anthropology, 
Lutz Hall 228, Louisville, KY 40292, telephone (502) 852-2421, email 
[email protected], by August 14, 2019. After that date, if 
no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to The Tribes may 
proceed.
    The University of Louisville is responsible for notifying The 
Tribes that this notice has been published.

    Dated: June 14, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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