Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA, 46706-46707 [2020-16781]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 46706 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 149 / Monday, August 3, 2020 / Notices Griset (Accession 391). The human remains were discovered eroding out of a drainage ditch. No known individual was identified. The four associated funerary objects are one pestle fragment, two flakes, and one soil sample. The human remains have been determined to be Native American based on the associated materials and archeological context of the surrounding site. Radiocarbon dates indicates that the human remains date to 1533–1587 years before present (uncalibrated). Geographic, anthropological, archeological, historical, linguistic, and oral traditional sources provide evidence of cultural affiliation between the human remains and contemporary Plains Miwok and Foothill Nisenan people. The following Tribes identify as Plains Miwok and Foothill Nisenan, and are culturally affiliated with the above human remains and associated funerary objects: Buena Vista Rancheria of MeWuk Indians of California; California Valley Miwok Tribe, California; Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California; Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians (previously listed as Jackson Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California); Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract), California; United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria of California; and the Wilton Rancheria, California (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Affiliated Tribes’’) In 1930, human remains representing one individual was removed from a village along the Sacramento River in Sacramento County, CA (Accession 462). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. The human remains have been determined to be Native American. Radiocarbon dates indicate that the human remains date to 515 to 555 years B.P. (uncalibrated). Geographic, anthropological, archeological, historical, linguistic, and traditional sources provide evidence of cultural affiliation between the human remains and contemporary Plains Miwok people. The following tribes identify as Plains Miwok and are culturally affiliated with the above human remains: Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California; California Valley Miwok (formerly Sheep Ranch Rancheria); Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California; Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians (previously listed as the Jackson Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California); Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract), California; United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria of California; and VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:39 Jul 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 the Wilton Rancheria, California (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Affiliated Tribes’’). Determinations Made by the University of California, Davis Officials of the University of California, Davis have determined that: • 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(3)(A), the four 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 Affiliated 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 Megon Noble, NAGPRA Project Manager, University of California, Davis, 412 Mrak Hall, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, telephone (530) 752–8501 email mnoble@ucdavis.edu, by September 2, 2020. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to The Affiliated Tribes may proceed. UC Davis is responsible for notifying The Tribes Consulted and Invited to Consult that this notice has been published. Dated: June 30, 2020. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2020–16777 Filed 7–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0030586; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 September 2, 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 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 Jamul Indian Village, San Diego, 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. SUMMARY: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the San Diego E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 149 / Monday, August 3, 2020 / Notices Museum of Man professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Campo Indian Reservation, California; Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California (Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Barona Reservation, California; Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation, California); Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians, California; Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, California (previously listed as the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Santa Ysabel Reservation); Inaja Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Inaja and Cosmit Reservation, California; Jamul Indian Village of California; La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the La Posta Indian Reservation, California; Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation, California; Mesa Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Mesa Grande Reservation, California; San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California; and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes’’). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES History and Description of the Remains Sometime between 1930 and 1950, human remains representing, at a minimum, one individual were removed by Malcolm J. Rogers, on behalf of the San Diego Museum of Man, from W– 323, an archeological site located just south-east of Jamul in San Diego County, CA, for the purpose of archeological research. The age and sex of this individual could not be determined. No known individual was identified. The 78 associated funerary objects are three faunal bones, one decorated sherd, 11 undecorated sherds, two bifaces, two choppers, two cores, six core tools, two projectile points, 16 scrapers, seven unworked flakes, 13 utilized flakes, three manos, one shaft straightener, two historic glass sherds, one ecofact, one unmodified shell, and five battered stones. Site W–323 has been estimated to be approximately 8,000 years old based on associated lithics. There are signs of continuous occupation from prehistoric times to the present. This site falls well within the established Kumeyaay territory, and is geographically situated on the Jamul Indian Village Reservation. Kumeyaay oral history, and ethnographic and historical records specific to the Jamul Indian Village of California are consistent with the archeological findings. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:39 Jul 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 78 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 Jamul Indian Village of California. 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 September 2, 2020. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Jamul Indian Village of California may proceed. The San Diego Museum of Man is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: July 6, 2020. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2020–16781 Filed 7–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0030584; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46707 Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, have completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian Tribes. Representatives of any Indian Tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian Tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. DATES: Representatives of any Indian Tribe that believes it has a cultural affiliation with the human remains should contact the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University at the address below by September 2, 2020. ADDRESSES: Patricia Capone, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496–3702. 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 Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA. The human remains were removed from Dedham, Norfolk County, MA. 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 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (previously listed as Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc.); Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah); and the Assonet Band of the Wampanoag Nation, a nonfederally recognized Indian group. History and Description of the Remains In 1856, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual, Mr. Alexander Quapish, were removed from Dedham in Norfolk County, MA, by Dr. E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0030586; 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 September 2, 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 Jamul Indian Village, San Diego, 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

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Museum of Man professional staff in consultation with representatives 
of the Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Campo Indian 
Reservation, California; Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission 
Indians of California (Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission 
Indians of the Barona Reservation, California; Viejas (Baron Long) 
Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas 
Reservation, California); Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians, 
California; Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, California (previously listed 
as the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Santa 
Ysabel Reservation); Inaja Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the 
Inaja and Cosmit Reservation, California; Jamul Indian Village of 
California; La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the La Posta 
Indian Reservation, California; Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission 
Indians of the Manzanita Reservation, California; Mesa Grande Band of 
Diegueno Mission Indians of the Mesa Grande Reservation, California; 
San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California; and the 
Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation (hereafter referred to as ``The 
Consulted Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    Sometime between 1930 and 1950, human remains representing, at a 
minimum, one individual were removed by Malcolm J. Rogers, on behalf of 
the San Diego Museum of Man, from W-323, an archeological site located 
just south-east of Jamul in San Diego County, CA, for the purpose of 
archeological research. The age and sex of this individual could not be 
determined. No known individual was identified. The 78 associated 
funerary objects are three faunal bones, one decorated sherd, 11 
undecorated sherds, two bifaces, two choppers, two cores, six core 
tools, two projectile points, 16 scrapers, seven unworked flakes, 13 
utilized flakes, three manos, one shaft straightener, two historic 
glass sherds, one ecofact, one unmodified shell, and five battered 
stones.
    Site W-323 has been estimated to be approximately 8,000 years old 
based on associated lithics. There are signs of continuous occupation 
from prehistoric times to the present. This site falls well within the 
established Kumeyaay territory, and is geographically situated on the 
Jamul Indian Village Reservation. Kumeyaay oral history, and 
ethnographic and historical records specific to the Jamul Indian 
Village of California are consistent with the archeological findings.

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 78 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 Jamul 
Indian Village of California.

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 September 2, 2020. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to the Jamul Indian 
Village of California may proceed.
    The San Diego Museum of Man is responsible for notifying The 
Consulted Tribes that this notice has been published.

    Dated: July 6, 2020.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2020-16781 Filed 7-31-20; 8:45 am]
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