Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA, 45919 [2020-16500]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 147 / Thursday, July 30, 2020 / Notices HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. C. Authority Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: July 21, 2020. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Programs, and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2020–16504 Filed 7–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0030587; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The San Diego Museum of Man 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 San Diego Museum of Man. 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 San Diego Museum of Man at the address in this notice by August 31, 2020. ADDRESSES: Kara Vetter, Director of Cultural Resources of the San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101, telephone khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 Jul 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 (619) 239–2001 Ext. 44, email kvetter@ museumofman.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 completion of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects under the control of the San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Pala Reservation, Pala, CA. 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 San Diego Museum of Man professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Pala Band of Mission Indians (previously listed as the Pala Band of Luisen˜o Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation, California); Pauma Band of Luisen˜o Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation, California; Pechanga Band of Luisen˜o Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation, California; Rincon Band of Luisen˜o Mission Indians of the Rincon Reservation, California; and the Soboba Band of Luisen˜o Indians, California (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains On October 26, 1976, human remains representing, at a minimum, one individual were removed from W–1174, a site on Pala Reservation in Pala, CA by Peter Lipsio. Work men reported a burial while excavating a septic tank and contacted the San Diego Museum of Man to come and collect the individual. No known individuals were identified. The 24 associated funerary objects are one metate fragment, one utilized flake, four ceramic sherds, 10 pieces of charcoal, and eight soil samples. Due to limited archival and site information, little is known regarding age and dating of this archeological site. The site W–1174 is geographically located within the Pala Band of Mission Indians Reservation established in 1875 and is within the traditional ancestral territory of the Luisen˜o. Based upon oral history, geographic, and historical evidence this individual has been culturally affiliated with the Luisen˜o, PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45919 specific to the Pala Band of Mission Indians (previously listed as the Pala Band of Luisen˜o Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation, California). Determinations Made by the San Diego Museum of Man Officials of the San Diego Museum of Man 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 24 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 Kara Vetter, Director of Cultural Resources of the San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101, telephone (619) 239–2001 Ext. 44, email kvetter@ museumofman.org, by August 31, 2020. 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 San Diego Museum of Man is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: July 6, 2020. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2020–16500 Filed 7–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0030484; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0030587; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San 
Diego, CA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The San Diego Museum of Man 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 San Diego Museum of Man. 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 San Diego Museum of Man at the address in 
this notice by August 31, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Kara Vetter, Director of Cultural Resources of the San Diego 
Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101, 
telephone (619) 239-2001 Ext. 44, 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 San Diego Museum 
of Man, San Diego, CA. The human remains and associated funerary 
objects were removed from Pala Reservation, Pala, CA.
    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 San 
Diego Museum of Man professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Pala Band of Mission Indians (previously listed 
as the Pala Band of Luise[ntilde]o Mission Indians of the Pala 
Reservation, California); Pauma Band of Luise[ntilde]o Mission Indians 
of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation, California; Pechanga Band of 
Luise[ntilde]o Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation, California; 
Rincon Band of Luise[ntilde]o Mission Indians of the Rincon 
Reservation, California; and the Soboba Band of Luise[ntilde]o Indians, 
California (hereafter referred to as ``The Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    On October 26, 1976, human remains representing, at a minimum, one 
individual were removed from W-1174, a site on Pala Reservation in 
Pala, CA by Peter Lipsio. Work men reported a burial while excavating a 
septic tank and contacted the San Diego Museum of Man to come and 
collect the individual. No known individuals were identified. The 24 
associated funerary objects are one metate fragment, one utilized 
flake, four ceramic sherds, 10 pieces of charcoal, and eight soil 
samples.
    Due to limited archival and site information, little is known 
regarding age and dating of this archeological site. The site W-1174 is 
geographically located within the Pala Band of Mission Indians 
Reservation established in 1875 and is within the traditional ancestral 
territory of the Luise[ntilde]o. Based upon oral history, geographic, 
and historical evidence this individual has been culturally affiliated 
with the Luise[ntilde]o, specific to the Pala Band of Mission Indians 
(previously listed as the Pala Band of Luise[ntilde]o Mission Indians 
of the Pala Reservation, California).

Determinations Made by the San Diego Museum of Man

    Officials of the San Diego Museum of Man 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 24 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 Kara Vetter, Director of Cultural Resources 
of the San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 
CA 92101, telephone (619) 239-2001 Ext. 44, email 
[email protected], by August 31, 2020. 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 San Diego Museum of Man is responsible for notifying The Tribes 
that this notice has been published.

    Dated: July 6, 2020.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2020-16500 Filed 7-29-20; 8:45 am]
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