Notice of Inventory Completion: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL; Correction, 17190-17191 [2021-06657]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 17190 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 61 / Thursday, April 1, 2021 / Notices individual were removed ‘‘approximately 75 yards off the main highway and Stone Valley Road’’ in Alamo. In 1964, the human remains were donated to Diablo Valley College by Norm LaFleur. The human remains consist of skull fragments. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1956, human remains representing, at minimum, five individuals were removed during an anthropological excavation at Galindo Creek in Concord. In 1964, the human remains were donated to Diablo Valley College by Charles Sapper. The human remains consist of a full skull, skull pieces, a mandible, miscellaneous skull caps glued from four to five skulls, and miscellaneous skeletal materials. The sex and age of the individuals are unknown. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. In 1965, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from a site containing graves near Hough Avenue in Lafayette. In 1965, the human remains were donated to Diablo Valley College by Rick Bonnington. The human remains consist of broken skull pieces. The sex and age of the individual are unknown. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Sometime in the 1960s, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual collected from Cypress Road on Bethel Island, in Oakley. In March 1970, the human remains were donated to Diablo Valley College by Barbara Sanhuhl Fletcher. The human remains consist of a skull. No known individual was identified. The one associated funerary object is a grinding stone. At an unknown date or dates, human remains representing, at minimum, four individuals were removed from unknown sites in Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon. During 1972 and 1973, the human remains were donated to Diablo Valley College by Rick Hicks. The human remains consist of two skulls in pieces; a mandible; fragile bones; vertebrae; foot bones; and the skull and skeleton belonging to an infant of indeterminate sex (the sex and age of the other three individuals are unknown). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are present. During 1973 and 1974, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from the ‘‘La Serena archaeological excavation site’’ in Alamo. In August of 1977, the human remains were donated to Diablo Valley College by S. Herrmann. The human remains consist of a skull and mandible, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Mar 31, 2021 Jkt 253001 and human vertebrae. The sex and age of the individual are unknown. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Based on collection research, archeological evidence, geographic location, ethnographic information, and oral history evidence, the sites from which the human remains and associated funerary objects listed in this notice were removed are located within the territory traditionally occupied by the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California and the Confederated Villages of Lisjan, a non-federally recognized Indian group. Dated: March 16, 2021. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Determinations Made by Diablo Valley College AGENCY: Officials of Diablo Valley College have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice represent the physical remains of 16 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 Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California. SUMMARY: 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 Susan Lamb, President, Diablo Valley College, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, telephone (925) 969–2001, email slamb@dvc.edu, by May 3, 2021. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California and, if joined to a request from the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California, the Confederated Villages of Lisjan, may proceed. Diablo Valley College is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes and Groups and The Invited Tribes and Groups that this notice has been published. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2021–06656 Filed 3–31–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0031613; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL; Correction ACTION: National Park Service, Interior. Notice; correction. The Field Museum of Natural History has corrected an inventory of human remains, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on January 5, 2010. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals, number of associated funerary objects, and cultural affiliation. 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 Museum. 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 Field Museum at the address in this notice by May 3, 2021. ADDRESSES: Helen Robbins, Repatriation Director, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605–2496, telephone (312) 665–7317, email hrobbins@ fieldmuseum.org. 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 Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from the Channel Islands in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 61 / Thursday, April 1, 2021 / Notices Santa Barbara and Los Angeles Counties, 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. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals, number of associated funerary objects, and cultural affiliation published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010). Following a re-inventory of the human remains and associated funerary objects from the sites in question, the Field Museum of Natural History determined that the minimum number of individuals should be decreased by one and the number of associated funerary objects should be increased by the addition of two previously unidentified associated funerary objects. Also, further consultation yielded evidence to establish a cultural affiliation of the items with additional Indian Tribes. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has not occurred. Correction In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 1, paragraph 3, sentence 1 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES A detailed assessment of the human remains and associated funerary objects was made by the Field Museum of Natural History professional staff in consultation with representatives of the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, California [previously listed as La Jolla Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the La Jolla Reservation]; Pala Band of Mission Indians [previously listed as Pala Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation, California]; Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation, California; Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation, California; Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of Rincon Reservation, California; Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California; and the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, California (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 1, paragraph 4, sentence 2 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: In 1893, human remains representing a minimum of five individuals from that removal were purchased by the Field Museum of Natural History from Ward’s Natural Science Establishment of Rochester, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Mar 31, 2021 Jkt 253001 NY (Field Museum of Natural History catalog numbers 42700–42703, accession number 407). In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, paragraph 4, sentence 1 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: At an unknown date, the Field Museum of Natural History acquired human remains representing a minimum of three individuals and two associated funerary objects from Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County, CA, from an unknown source (Field Museum of Natural History catalog number 42706, accession 3910). In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, paragraph 4, sentence 4 is corrected by substituting the following sentence: Two associated funerary objects are present consisting of fragments of non-human animal bone. In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, paragraph 5, sentences 2 and 3 are corrected by substituting the following sentences: For the human remains from San Miguel Island and the unknown Channel Island location, geographical, kinship, biological, archeological, anthropological, linguistic, folklore, oral tradition, and historical evidence indicate a shared group identity between these human remains and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California. Archeological investigations have identified a cultural continuity for the Chumash Indians that traces their presence on the Channel Islands back 7,000 to 9,000 years. In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, paragraph 5, is corrected by adding the following sentence to the bottom of the paragraph: For the human remains from San Nicolas and Santa Catalina Islands, geographical, kinship, biological, archeological, anthropological, linguistic, folklore, oral tradition, and historical evidence indicate a shared group identity between these human remains and The Tribes. In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 3, paragraph 1, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph: Officials of the Field Museum of Natural History have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human remains described above are reasonably believed to be the physical remains of 13 individuals of Native American ancestry; • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the two objects described above 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 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17191 American human remains from both San Miguel Island and the unknown Channel Island location and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California; and • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the human remains from San Nicolas and Santa Catalina Islands 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 Helen Robbins, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, telephone (312) 665–7317, email hrobbins@fieldmuseum.org, by May 3, 2021. 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 Field Museum of Natural History is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: March 16, 2021. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2021–06657 Filed 3–31–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0031606; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the associated funerary objects 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 associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1

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Notice of Inventory Completion: Field Museum of Natural History, 
Chicago, IL; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The Field Museum of Natural History has corrected an inventory 
of human remains, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the 
Federal Register on January 5, 2010. This notice corrects the minimum 
number of individuals, number of associated funerary objects, and 
cultural affiliation. 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 
Museum. 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 Field Museum at the address in this 
notice by May 3, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Helen Robbins, Repatriation Director, Field Museum of 
Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496, 
telephone (312) 665-7317, 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 correction of an inventory of human remains and 
associated funerary objects under the control of the Field Museum of 
Natural History, Chicago, IL. The human remains and associated funerary 
objects were removed from the Channel Islands in

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Santa Barbara and Los Angeles Counties, 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.
    This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals, number of 
associated funerary objects, and cultural affiliation published in a 
Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (75 FR 435, 
January 5, 2010). Following a re-inventory of the human remains and 
associated funerary objects from the sites in question, the Field 
Museum of Natural History determined that the minimum number of 
individuals should be decreased by one and the number of associated 
funerary objects should be increased by the addition of two previously 
unidentified associated funerary objects. Also, further consultation 
yielded evidence to establish a cultural affiliation of the items with 
additional Indian Tribes. Transfer of control of the items in this 
correction notice has not occurred.

Correction

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 1, 
paragraph 3, sentence 1 is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    A detailed assessment of the human remains and associated 
funerary objects was made by the Field Museum of Natural History 
professional staff in consultation with representatives of the La 
Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, California [previously listed as La 
Jolla Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the La Jolla Reservation]; 
Pala Band of Mission Indians [previously listed as Pala Band of 
Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation, California]; Pauma 
Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation, 
California; Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga 
Reservation, California; Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of 
Rincon Reservation, California; Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission 
Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California; and the Soboba 
Band of Luiseno Indians, California (hereafter referred to as ``The 
Tribes'').

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 1, 
paragraph 4, sentence 2 is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    In 1893, human remains representing a minimum of five 
individuals from that removal were purchased by the Field Museum of 
Natural History from Ward's Natural Science Establishment of 
Rochester, NY (Field Museum of Natural History catalog numbers 
42700-42703, accession number 407).

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, 
paragraph 4, sentence 1 is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    At an unknown date, the Field Museum of Natural History acquired 
human remains representing a minimum of three individuals and two 
associated funerary objects from Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles 
County, CA, from an unknown source (Field Museum of Natural History 
catalog number 42706, accession 3910).

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, 
paragraph 4, sentence 4 is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    Two associated funerary objects are present consisting of 
fragments of non-human animal bone.

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, 
paragraph 5, sentences 2 and 3 are corrected by substituting the 
following sentences:

    For the human remains from San Miguel Island and the unknown 
Channel Island location, geographical, kinship, biological, 
archeological, anthropological, linguistic, folklore, oral 
tradition, and historical evidence indicate a shared group identity 
between these human remains and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash 
Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California. 
Archeological investigations have identified a cultural continuity 
for the Chumash Indians that traces their presence on the Channel 
Islands back 7,000 to 9,000 years.

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 2, 
paragraph 5, is corrected by adding the following sentence to the 
bottom of the paragraph:

    For the human remains from San Nicolas and Santa Catalina 
Islands, geographical, kinship, biological, archeological, 
anthropological, linguistic, folklore, oral tradition, and 
historical evidence indicate a shared group identity between these 
human remains and The Tribes.

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 435, January 5, 2010), column 3, 
paragraph 1, is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    Officials of the Field Museum of Natural History have determined 
that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9-10), the human remains 
described above are reasonably believed to be the physical remains 
of 13 individuals of Native American ancestry;
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the two objects 
described above 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 from both San Miguel Island and the 
unknown Channel Island location and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash 
Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California; and
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a relationship 
of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the 
human remains from San Nicolas and Santa Catalina Islands 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 Helen Robbins, Field Museum of Natural 
History, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, telephone (312) 
665-7317, email [email protected], by May 3, 2021. 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 Field Museum of Natural History is responsible for notifying 
The Tribes that this notice has been published.

    Dated: March 16, 2021.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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