Notice of Inventory Completion: State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY, 34931 [2019-15439]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 139 / Friday, July 19, 2019 / Notices OREGON Klamath County Army Corps of Engineers Road System, Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake, SG100004255 Authority: Section 60.13 of 36 CFR part 60 Dated: July 2, 2019. Julie H. Ernstein, Acting Chief, National Register of Historic Places/National Historic Landmarks Program. [FR Doc. 2019–15399 Filed 7–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028298; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The State University of New York at Oswego 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 University of New York at Oswego. 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 University of New York at Oswego at the address in this notice by August 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: Alanna Ossa, NAGPRA Coordinator, State University of New York at Oswego, 313 Mahar Hall, Department of Anthropology, Oswego, jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Jul 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 NY 13126, telephone (315) 312–4172, email alanna.ossa@oswego.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 University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from sites in St. Lawrence County, NY. 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 SUNY Oswego professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation (previously listed as the Oneida Nation of New York); Onondaga Nation; and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (previously listed as the St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York) (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains In 1967–1968, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the Pine Hill site, located in the township of Gouverneur in St. Lawrence County, NY. The human remains were acquired by Peter Pratt during SUNY Oswego’s archeology dig at the Pine Hill site, and were subsequently returned to the school. The human remains consist of one adult of indeterminate sex. No known individuals were identified. The 131 associated funerary artifacts are one chert projectile point, 14 decorated and plain pottery body sherds, four faunal bone tools including awls, 17 decorated pottery body sherds, seven unidentified faunal bones, two unidentified faunal bones, one faunal bone serrated point, one faunal bone serrated point, eight charcoal samples, one unidentified unworked shell, four decorated pottery body sherds, one chert projectile point, 50 unidentified faunal bones, two unidentified faunal bones, five unidentified faunal bones, one undecorated worked pottery sherd (disk with a hole), six decorated pottery body sherds, three unworked shell pieces, two unidentified faunal bones, and one PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 34931 ‘‘Hotel Ware’’ historic pottery body sherd. The Pine Hill site includes a village habitation, fortification, and large midden dating to approximately A.D. 1400–1450. Some later historic materials also have been recovered from the site. Determinations Made by the State University of New York at Oswego Officials of the State University of New York at Oswego 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(3)(A), the 131 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 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 objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Alanna Ossa, NAGPRA Coordinator, State University of New York at Oswego, 313 Mahar Hall, Department of Anthropology, Oswego, NY 13126, telephone (315) 312–4172, email alanna.ossa@oswego.edu, by August 19, 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 State University of New York at Oswego is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: June 25, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–15439 Filed 7–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0028298; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: State University of New York at 
Oswego, Oswego, NY

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The State University of New York at Oswego 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 University of New York at Oswego. 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 University of New York at Oswego at 
the address in this notice by August 19, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Alanna Ossa, NAGPRA Coordinator, State University of New 
York at Oswego, 313 Mahar Hall, Department of Anthropology, Oswego, NY 
13126, telephone (315) 312-4172, 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 State University 
of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY. The human remains and associated 
funerary objects were removed from sites in St. Lawrence County, NY.
    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 SUNY 
Oswego professional staff in consultation with representatives of the 
Oneida Indian Nation (previously listed as the Oneida Nation of New 
York); Onondaga Nation; and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (previously 
listed as the St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York) (hereafter 
referred to as ``The Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1967-1968, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from the Pine Hill site, located in the 
township of Gouverneur in St. Lawrence County, NY. The human remains 
were acquired by Peter Pratt during SUNY Oswego's archeology dig at the 
Pine Hill site, and were subsequently returned to the school. The human 
remains consist of one adult of indeterminate sex. No known individuals 
were identified. The 131 associated funerary artifacts are one chert 
projectile point, 14 decorated and plain pottery body sherds, four 
faunal bone tools including awls, 17 decorated pottery body sherds, 
seven unidentified faunal bones, two unidentified faunal bones, one 
faunal bone serrated point, one faunal bone serrated point, eight 
charcoal samples, one unidentified unworked shell, four decorated 
pottery body sherds, one chert projectile point, 50 unidentified faunal 
bones, two unidentified faunal bones, five unidentified faunal bones, 
one undecorated worked pottery sherd (disk with a hole), six decorated 
pottery body sherds, three unworked shell pieces, two unidentified 
faunal bones, and one ``Hotel Ware'' historic pottery body sherd.
    The Pine Hill site includes a village habitation, fortification, 
and large midden dating to approximately A.D. 1400-1450. Some later 
historic materials also have been recovered from the site.

Determinations Made by the State University of New York at Oswego

    Officials of the State University of New York at Oswego 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(3)(A), the 131 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 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 objects should submit a written request with information in 
support of the request to Alanna Ossa, NAGPRA Coordinator, State 
University of New York at Oswego, 313 Mahar Hall, Department of 
Anthropology, Oswego, NY 13126, telephone (315) 312-4172, email 
[email protected], by August 19, 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 State University of New York at Oswego is responsible for 
notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published.

    Dated: June 25, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2019-15439 Filed 7-18-19; 8:45 am]
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