Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK, 46036-46037 [2019-18854]

Download as PDF 46036 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / Notices The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest has completed an inventory of human remains 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 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 USDA, Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest. 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 the request to the USDA, Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest at the address in this notice by October 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: Lisa Timchak, Forest Supervisor, Shoshone National Forest, 808 Meadow Lane Avenue, Cody, WY 82414, telephone (307) 578–5187, email latimchak@fs.fed.us. 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 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest, Cody, WY. The human remains were removed from Park County, WY. 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. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the USDA, Shoshone National Forest professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; Crow Tribe of Montana; Eastern Shoshone Tribe of VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Aug 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming (previously listed as the Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming); Nez Perce Tribe (previously listed as the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho); Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana; and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation. The Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming; Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana; Oglala Sioux Tribe (previously listed as the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota); and the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota were invited to consult but did not participate. Hereafter, all Tribes listed in this section are referred to as ‘‘The Consulted and Invited Tribes.’’ History and Description of the Remains On August 10, 1969, human remains representing, at minimum, two individuals were removed by Dr. George C. Frison from 48PA551, the Dead Indian site, which is located near the Dead Indian Campground in the Shoshone National Forest, Park County, WY. At the time, Frison was the Wyoming State Archeologist and Head of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wyoming. The fragmentary human remains are those of a child eight—nine years old and an adult (represented by a chipped and worn tooth). The burial was reported as probably a secondary internment with no associated funerary objects. No known individuals were identified. The Dead Indian site was first visited by avocational archeologists in 1967. Subsequently the Wyoming Archaeological Society (WAS) conducted excavations there in 1969, 1971, and 1972. The major excavation of the site, in 1972, was supervised by George C. Frison of the University of Wyoming. Based on three radiocarbon tests and obsidian hydration tests, the site is McKean complex, Middle Archaic (3800+/-110 to 4430+/-250 B.P.). Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest Officials of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on the archeological context, dental morphology, and features of the skeletal elements. PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the 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 Crow Tribe of Montana. • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of the Crow Tribe of Montana. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to the Crow Tribe of Montana. 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 the request to Lisa Timchak, Forest Supervisor, Shoshone National Forest, 808 Meadow Lane Avenue, Cody, WY 82414, telephone (307) 578–5187, email latimchak@fs.fed.us, by October 3, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Crow Tribe of Montana may proceed. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest is responsible for notifying The Consulted and Invited Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: August 6, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–18858 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028705; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / Notices khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Anchorage 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, University of Alaska Anchorage. 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, University of Alaska Anchorage at the address in this notice by October 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: Dr. John Stalvey, Interim Provost, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, telephone (907) 786–1050, email Jstalvey@alaska.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, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. The human remains were removed from Point Barrow area, North Slope Borough, AK. 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 Alaska Native 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 Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Aug 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 History and Description of the Remains At an unknown time, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Utqiag˙vik (Point Barrow) North Slope Borough, AK. The skull was collected from the ground by a bush pilot and donated in 1983 to the Department of Anthropology by the pilot’s daughter. At the time of donation the skull was described as bleached and mosscovered. Dr. Harrod examined the skull and noted it is consistent with Inupiaq crania. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The In˜upiat are descendants of the original people of Point Barrow, and still occupy their original territory. They are represented at Point Barrow by the present-day Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government. Determinations Made by the Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage Officials of the Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage 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 Alaska Native ancestry. • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Alaska Native human remains and the Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government. 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. John Stalvey, Interim Provost, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, telephone (907) 786–1050, email Jstalvey@ alaska.edu, by October 3, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government may proceed. The Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage is responsible for notifying the Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government that this notice has been published. PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46037 Dated: August 13, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–18854 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028652; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, Andover, MA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology (Peabody) 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 Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology. 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 Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology at the address in this notice by October 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: Ryan Wheeler, Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, 180 Main Street, Andover, MA 01810, telephone (978) 749–4490, email rwheeler@andover.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 Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, Andover, MA. The human remains were removed from four unknown sites in eastern Massachusetts. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0028705; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, 
University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska

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Anchorage 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, University 
of Alaska Anchorage. 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, University of Alaska Anchorage at the 
address in this notice by October 3, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Dr. John Stalvey, Interim Provost, University of Alaska 
Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, telephone (907) 
786-1050, 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 under 
the control of the Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska 
Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. The human remains were removed from Point 
Barrow area, North Slope Borough, AK.
    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 Alaska 
Native 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 
Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage professional 
staff in consultation with representatives of the Native Village of 
Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government.

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown time, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from Utqia[gdot]vik (Point Barrow) North Slope 
Borough, AK. The skull was collected from the ground by a bush pilot 
and donated in 1983 to the Department of Anthropology by the pilot's 
daughter. At the time of donation the skull was described as bleached 
and moss-covered. Dr. Harrod examined the skull and noted it is 
consistent with Inupiaq crania. No known individuals were identified. 
No associated funerary objects are present.
    The I[ntilde]upiat are descendants of the original people of Point 
Barrow, and still occupy their original territory. They are represented 
at Point Barrow by the present-day Native Village of Barrow Inupiat 
Traditional Government.

Determinations Made by the Department of Anthropology, University of 
Alaska Anchorage

    Officials of the Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska 
Anchorage 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 
Alaska Native ancestry.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), there is a relationship of 
shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Alaska 
Native human remains and the Native Village of Barrow Inupiat 
Traditional Government.

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. John 
Stalvey, Interim Provost, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 
Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, telephone (907) 786-1050, email 
[email protected], by October 3, 2019. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains to Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional 
Government may proceed.
    The Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage is 
responsible for notifying the Native Village of Barrow Inupiat 
Traditional Government that this notice has been published.

    Dated: August 13, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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