Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 60262-60263 [2020-21079]

Download as PDF 60262 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 186 / Thursday, September 24, 2020 / Notices respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–21043 Filed 9–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT926000–19X–L71300000.BK0000– LVTSEX983860; MO#4500147287] Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed official filing. AGENCY: The plats of survey for the lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed 30 calendar days after the date of this publication in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Rocky Mountain Region, Pablo, Montana, are necessary for the management of these lands. DATES: A person or party who wishes to protest this decision must file a notice of protest in time for it to be received in the BLM Montana State Office no later than 30 days after the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: A copy of the plats may be obtained from the Public Room at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101, upon required payment. The plats may be viewed at this location at no cost. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Josh Alexander, BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana; telephone: (406) 896–5123; email: jalexand@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at (800) 877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands surveyed are: SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Sep 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 Principal Meridian, Montana DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR T. 16 N., R. 16 W. Secs. 18, 19, and 30. National Park Service A person or party who wishes to protest an official filing of a plat of survey identified above must file a written notice of protest with the BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. The notice of protest must identify the plat(s) of survey that the person or party wishes to protest. The notice of protest must be received in the BLM Montana State Office no later than the scheduled date of the proposed official filing for the plat(s) of survey being protested; if received after regular business hours, a notice of protest will be considered filed the next business day. A written statement of reasons in support of the protest, if not filed with the notice of protest, must be filed with the BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana within 30 calendar days after the notice of protest is received. If a notice of protest of the plat(s) of survey is received prior to the scheduled date of official filing or during the 10 calendar day grace period provided in 43 CFR 4.401(a) and the delay in filing is waived, the official filing of the plat(s) of survey identified in the notice of protest will be stayed pending consideration of the protest. A plat of survey will not be officially filed until the next business day after all timely protests have been dismissed or otherwise resolved, including appeals. If a notice of protest is received after the scheduled date of official filing and the 10 calendar day grace period provided in 43 CFR 4.401(a), the notice of protest will be untimely, may not be considered, and may be dismissed. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in a notice of protest or statement of reasons, you should be aware that the documents you submit—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available in their entirety at any time. While you can ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 43 U.S.C. Chapter 3. Joshua F. Alexander, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana. [FR Doc. 2020–21077 Filed 9–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0030813; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Michigan State University 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 Michigan State University. 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 Michigan State University at the address in this notice by October 26, 2020. ADDRESSES: Judith Stoddart, Associate Provost for University Collections and Arts Initiatives, Michigan State University, 466 W Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824–1044, telephone (517) 432–2524, email stoddart@ msu.edu. SUMMARY: 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 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Levy and Manatee Counties, FL. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 186 / Thursday, September 24, 2020 / Notices 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 Michigan State University professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations)) and The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes.’’ An invitation to consult was extended to the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians, hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Invited Tribe.’’ History and Description of the Remains In 1965, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the Cedar Key State Museum site, Levy County, FL. The human remains (3383.1) were removed by a Mr. Thompson from the grounds of what would become the Cedar Key Museum State Park. Until his death in 1959, this real estate was owned by St. Clair Whitman. His family retained ownership of the property until 1991, when they donated it to the State of Florida. In 1968, Mr. Thompson donated the human remains and a lot of associated funerary items to the Michigan State University Museum. No known individual was identified. The one associated funerary object is a lot of ceramic sherds (3383.2). On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from Palma Sola, shell mound cemetery, Manatee County, FL. The human remains (6506 CW) were acquired by Eugene Davis. On an unknown date, Mr. Davis donated the human remains to the Chamberlain Memorial Museum, founded in 1916 by Mr. Edward K. Warren and located in Three Oaks, Michigan. In September of 1952, Michigan State College Museum (now the Michigan State University Museum) acquired the contents of the Chamberlain Memorial Museum from Fred P. Warren, President of the Board of Trustees of the E. K. Warren Foundation. In 2019, the human remains in this notice, which were included in the 1952 acquisition, were discovered in the Michigan State University Forensic Anthropology Laboratory. No known individual was VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Sep 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by Michigan State University Officials of Michigan State University 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 based on biological evidence and museum records. • 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. • 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 object and The Consulted Tribes and The Invited Tribe, based on archeological evidence, expert opinion, geographical evidence, historical evidence, and oral tradition. 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 Judith Stoddart, Associate Provost for University Collections and Arts Initiatives, Michigan State University, 466 W Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824–1044, telephone (517) 432–2524, email stoddart@ msu.edu, by October 26, 2020. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary object to The Consulted Tribes and The Invited Tribe may proceed. The Michigan State University is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes and The Invited Tribe that this notice has been published. Dated: August 24, 2020. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2020–21079 Filed 9–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60263 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0030809; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, WI AGENCY: ACTION: National Park Service, Interior. Notice. The Oshkosh Public Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of object of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Oshkosh Public Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. SUMMARY: Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request with information in support of the claim to the Oshkosh Public Museum at the address in this notice by October 26, 2020. DATES: Emily Rock, Registrar, Oshkosh Public Museum, 1331 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901, telephone (920) 236–5766, email erock@ ci.oshkosh.wi.us. ADDRESSES: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3005, of the intent to repatriate a cultural item under the control of the Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, WI, that meets the definition of object of cultural patrimony under 25 U.S.C. 3001. 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 cultural items. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

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Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State University, East 
Lansing, MI

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Michigan State University 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 Michigan State University. 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 Michigan State University at the address in 
this notice by October 26, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Judith Stoddart, Associate Provost for University 
Collections and Arts Initiatives, Michigan State University, 466 W 
Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824-1044, telephone (517) 432-2524, 
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 Michigan State 
University, East Lansing, MI. The human remains and associated funerary 
objects were removed from Levy and Manatee Counties, FL.
    This notice is published as part of the National Park Service's 
administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25

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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 Michigan 
State University professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Seminole Tribe of Florida (previously listed as 
Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & 
Tampa Reservations)) and The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, hereafter 
referred to as ``The Consulted Tribes.''
    An invitation to consult was extended to the Miccosukee Tribe of 
Indians, hereafter referred to as ``The Invited Tribe.''

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1965, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from the Cedar Key State Museum site, Levy County, FL. The 
human remains (3383.1) were removed by a Mr. Thompson from the grounds 
of what would become the Cedar Key Museum State Park. Until his death 
in 1959, this real estate was owned by St. Clair Whitman. His family 
retained ownership of the property until 1991, when they donated it to 
the State of Florida. In 1968, Mr. Thompson donated the human remains 
and a lot of associated funerary items to the Michigan State University 
Museum. No known individual was identified. The one associated funerary 
object is a lot of ceramic sherds (3383.2).
    On an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from Palma Sola, shell mound cemetery, Manatee 
County, FL. The human remains (6506 CW) were acquired by Eugene Davis. 
On an unknown date, Mr. Davis donated the human remains to the 
Chamberlain Memorial Museum, founded in 1916 by Mr. Edward K. Warren 
and located in Three Oaks, Michigan. In September of 1952, Michigan 
State College Museum (now the Michigan State University Museum) 
acquired the contents of the Chamberlain Memorial Museum from Fred P. 
Warren, President of the Board of Trustees of the E. K. Warren 
Foundation. In 2019, the human remains in this notice, which were 
included in the 1952 acquisition, were discovered in the Michigan State 
University Forensic Anthropology Laboratory. No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.

Determinations Made by Michigan State University

    Officials of Michigan State University 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 based on biological evidence and museum 
records.
     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.
     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 object and The Consulted 
Tribes and The Invited Tribe, based on archeological evidence, expert 
opinion, geographical evidence, historical evidence, and oral 
tradition.

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 Judith Stoddart, Associate Provost for 
University Collections and Arts Initiatives, Michigan State University, 
466 W Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824-1044, telephone (517) 432-
2524, email [email protected], by October 26, 2020. After that date, if 
no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary object to The Consulted Tribes 
and The Invited Tribe may proceed.
    The Michigan State University is responsible for notifying The 
Consulted Tribes and The Invited Tribe that this notice has been 
published.

    Dated: August 24, 2020.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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