Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK, 46045-46046 [2019-18856]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / Notices 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 object should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources at the address in this notice by October 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: Kathryn Miyar, Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, Mission San Luis State Archaeological Collections, 2100 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304, telephone (850) 245–6301, email kathryn.miyar@dos.myflorida.com. 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 correction of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary object under the control of the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, Tallahassee, FL. The human remains and associated funerary object were removed from the McClamory Key site (8LV288), Levy County, FL. 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 object. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects and the listing of Indian Tribes that are recognized as aboriginal to the area from which the human remains and associated funerary objects were removed published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (82 FR 12836–12839, March 7, 2017). Four hafted bifaces were found initially in association with human burials eroding from site 8LV288, however, three of these bifaces were recorded in the field and then reburied in the vicinity of the burials. When the archeological crew returned to the site to prepare for recovery operations of the burials, due to looting activity at the site, these bifaces could not be relocated and are presumed to have been looted by the same individual or individuals who had disturbed the burials earlier that year. Therefore, there is only one VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Aug 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 biface in the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources Archaeological Collections. There are three Indian Tribes that are recognized as aboriginal to the area from which the human remains were removed, not one. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. Correction In the Federal Register (82 FR 12838, March 7, 2017), column 2, paragraph 3, sentence 12 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Associated funerary objects include one hafted lithic biface. In the Federal Register (82 FR 12838, March 7, 2017), column 3, paragraph 1, sentence 3 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the one object described in this notice 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. 32304, telephone (850) 245–6301, email kathryn.miyar@dos.myflorida.com, by October 3, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary object to the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians; Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations)); and The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma may proceed. The Florida Department of State Division of Historical Resources is responsible for notifying the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians; Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations)); and The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma that this notice has been published. Dated: July 31, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–18860 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] In the Federal Register (82 FR 12838, March 7, 2017), column 3, paragraph 1, sentence 5 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: BILLING CODE 4312–52–P 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 Miccosukee Tribe of Indians; Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations)); and The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma. National Park Service In the Federal Register (82 FR 12838, March 7, 2017), column 3, paragraph 1, sentence 6 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians; Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations)); and The Seminole 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 and associated funerary object should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Kathryn Miyar, Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, Mission San Luis State Archaeological Collections, 2100 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46045 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028708; 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 46046 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / Notices 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 Korovinski site (UNL–020), Atka Island, Aleutians West 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 Atka. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains In 1975 or 1976, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals were removed from the Korovinski Site (UNL–063), Atka Island, Aleutians West Borough, AK. Human remains of three individuals and isolated human skeletal elements pertaining at a minimum to one additional individual were excavated by Douglas W. Veltre and colleagues with the permission of the Atxam Corporation under the Federal Antiquities Act permit #74–AK–024. Extensive interviews with Atka village elders were undertaken from 1974 to 1979. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Archeological, ethnohistoric, and oral tradition data all place this individual within the traditional territory of the Unangas (Western Aleuts) of Atka VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Aug 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 village. The Korovinski site is ancestral to the contemporary village of Atka, which was founded in the 1870s. The Aleut people have lived in this area for at least 6000 years, and are the only people associated with the Korovinski area. 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 four individuals 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 Atka. 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 the Native Village of Atka may proceed. The Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage is responsible for notifying the Native Village of Atka that this notice has been published. Dated: August 13, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–18856 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0028653; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Historic Westville, Inc., Columbus, GA; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: Historic Westville, Inc. has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on November 13, 2018. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects. 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 Historic Westville, Inc. 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: 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 Historic Westville, Inc. at the address in this notice by October 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: Terra Martinez, Historic Westville, Inc., 1130 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Columbus, GA 31906, telephone (706) 940–0057, email office@ westville.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 the correction of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects under the control of the Historic Westville, Inc. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from unknown parts of northern Georgia and southern Tennessee. 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. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (83 FR 56375–56376, November 13, 2018). Upon beginning the move of museum collections to a new site from the current warehouse, boxes containing funerary objects were discovered. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 3, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0028708; 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 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

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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 
Korovinski site (UNL-020), Atka Island, Aleutians West 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 
Atka.

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1975 or 1976, human remains representing, at minimum, four 
individuals were removed from the Korovinski Site (UNL-063), Atka 
Island, Aleutians West Borough, AK. Human remains of three individuals 
and isolated human skeletal elements pertaining at a minimum to one 
additional individual were excavated by Douglas W. Veltre and 
colleagues with the permission of the Atxam Corporation under the 
Federal Antiquities Act permit #74-AK-024. Extensive interviews with 
Atka village elders were undertaken from 1974 to 1979. No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    Archeological, ethnohistoric, and oral tradition data all place 
this individual within the traditional territory of the Unangas 
(Western Aleuts) of Atka village. The Korovinski site is ancestral to 
the contemporary village of Atka, which was founded in the 1870s. The 
Aleut people have lived in this area for at least 6000 years, and are 
the only people associated with the Korovinski area.

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 four individuals 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 Atka.

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 the Native Village of Atka may proceed.
    The Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage is 
responsible for notifying the Native Village of Atka that this notice 
has been published.

    Dated: August 13, 2019.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2019-18856 Filed 8-30-19; 8:45 am]
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