Notice of Inventory Completion: Nevada State Museum, Carson City, NV, 38054-38055 [2019-16681]

Download as PDF 38054 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 150 / Monday, August 5, 2019 / Notices that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. 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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the address in this notice by September 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: Dr. Pamela Endzweig, Director of Collections, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, 1224 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403–1224, telephone (541) 346–5120, email endzweig@uoregon.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 University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR. The human remains were removed from Klickitat County, WA. 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. 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 Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains Sometime in 1932, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from an area three miles northwest of Spedis, on a flat above the Columbia River in Klickitat County, WA. The human remains were removed by a private individual, and in 1933, they were transferred to the museum (accession #17). The human remains belong to an VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Aug 02, 2019 Jkt 247001 adult of indeterminate sex (catalog #11– 9). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History Officials of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History 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 Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. 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 Dr. Pamela Endzweig, Director of Collections, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, 1224 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403–1224, telephone (541) 346–5120, email endzweig@ uoregon.edu, by September 4, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation may proceed. The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History is responsible for notifying the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation that this notice has been published. Dated: July 9, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–16680 Filed 8–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028404; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Nevada State Museum, Carson City, NV National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Nevada State Museum, Carson City completed an inventory of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains 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 should submit a written request to the Nevada State Museum, Carson City. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains 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 should submit a written request with information in support of their request to the Nevada State Museum, Carson City at the address in this notice by September 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: Anna J. Camp, Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701, telephone (775) 687–4810 Ext. 261, email acamp@ nevadaculture.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of completion of an inventory of human remains under the control of the Nevada State Museum, Carson City, NV. The human remains were removed from the area of Mud Lake Creek, Douglas County, NV. 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. 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 Nevada State Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches). History and Description of the Remains On November 11, 1996, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals, were removed from an E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 150 / Monday, August 5, 2019 / Notices eroding bank of Mud Lake Creek in Douglas County, NV. The human remains—several rib fragments—were collected by an anonymous private citizen and brought to the Nevada State Museum. They were later discovered in the collections at the Nevada State Museum and rehoused. A note in the file suggests these human remains were found close to an archeological site (26Do524), which contained burials of two adolescent individuals. The excavation of the associated site located nearby was done in conjunction with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California, and the Nevada State Museum. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Determinations Made by the Nevada State Museum Officials of the Nevada State Museum have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), human remains described in this notice are Native American based on the age of 1620±50 14C B.P. (radiocarbon years before present), and 1490±50 14C B.P. The location of the site was also in close proximity to an excavated Native American burial site. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of two individuals of Native American ancestry. • 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 any present-day Indian Tribe. • According to final judgments of the Indian Claims Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches). • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate that the land from which these Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches). • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Aug 02, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 should submit a written request with information in support of their request to Anna Camp, Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street, NV 89701, telephone (775) 687–4810 Ext. 261, email acamp@ nevadaculture.org, by September 4, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches) may proceed. The Nevada State Museum is responsible for notifying the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches) that this notice has been published. Dated: July 9, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–16681 Filed 8–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028407; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Federally-recognized Indian Tribe, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the associated funerary objects and any present-day Federally-recognized Indian Tribe. Representatives of any Federallyrecognized Indian Tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Federally-recognized Indian Tribe stated in this notice may proceed. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38055 Representatives of any Federally recognized Indian Tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the TVA at the address in this notice by September 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: Dr. Thomas O. Maher, Tennessee Valley Authority, 400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT11C, Knoxville, TN 37902–1401, telephone (865) 632– 7458, email tomaher@tva.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 associated funerary objects under the control of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN. The associated funerary objects were removed from the following archeological sites in Madison and Lawrence County, AL: 1MA48 and 1LA13. 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. DATES: Consultation A detailed assessment of the associated funerary objects was made by TVA professional staff in consultation with representatives of the AlabamaCoushatta Tribe of Texas (previously listed as the Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas); Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town; Cherokee Nation; Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama); The Chickasaw Nation; The Choctaw Nation; The Muscogee (Creek) Nation; Thlopthlocco Tribal Town; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains The sites listed in this notice were excavated as part of TVA’s Wheeler reservoir project by the Alabama Museum of Natural History (AMNH) at the University of Alabama, using labor and funds provided by the Works Progress Administration. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0028404; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Nevada State Museum, Carson City, 
NV

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Nevada State Museum, Carson City completed an inventory of 
human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribe or 
Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no 
cultural affiliation between the human remains 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 
should submit a written request to the Nevada State Museum, Carson 
City. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of 
the human remains 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 should submit a written 
request with information in support of their request to the Nevada 
State Museum, Carson City at the address in this notice by September 4, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: Anna J. Camp, Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street, 
Carson City, NV 89701, telephone (775) 687-4810 Ext. 261, 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 completion of an inventory of human remains under the 
control of the Nevada State Museum, Carson City, NV. The human remains 
were removed from the area of Mud Lake Creek, Douglas County, NV.
    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. 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 Nevada 
State Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of 
the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville 
Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches).

History and Description of the Remains

    On November 11, 1996, human remains representing, at minimum, two 
individuals, were removed from an

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eroding bank of Mud Lake Creek in Douglas County, NV. The human 
remains--several rib fragments--were collected by an anonymous private 
citizen and brought to the Nevada State Museum. They were later 
discovered in the collections at the Nevada State Museum and rehoused. 
A note in the file suggests these human remains were found close to an 
archeological site (26Do524), which contained burials of two adolescent 
individuals. The excavation of the associated site located nearby was 
done in conjunction with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, the 
Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California, and the Nevada State Museum. No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.

Determinations Made by the Nevada State Museum

    Officials of the Nevada State Museum have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), human remains described in 
this notice are Native American based on the age of 162050 
\14\C B.P. (radiocarbon years before present), and 149050 
\14\C B.P. The location of the site was also in close proximity to an 
excavated Native American burial site.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), human remains described in 
this notice represent the physical remains of two individuals of Native 
American ancestry.
     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 any present-day Indian Tribe.
     According to final judgments of the Indian Claims 
Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the 
Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of 
the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville 
Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches).
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate 
that the land from which these Native American human remains were 
removed is the aboriginal land of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & 
California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, 
Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches).
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson 
Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & 
Washoe Ranches).

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 should submit a written request with information 
in support of their request to Anna Camp, Nevada State Museum, 600 
North Carson Street, NV 89701, telephone (775) 687-4810 Ext. 261, email 
[email protected], by September 4, 2019. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains to the Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson 
Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & 
Washoe Ranches) may proceed.
    The Nevada State Museum is responsible for notifying the Washoe 
Tribe of Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, 
Woodfords Community, Stewart Community & Washoe Ranches) that this 
notice has been published.

    Dated: July 9, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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