Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest, Redding, CA, 15262-15263 [2022-05626]

Download as PDF 15262 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2022 / Notices opportunity to request a public meeting on the proposed withdrawal. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by June 15, 2022. ADDRESSES: All comments should be sent to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Montana State Office, Attn: MT924, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, MT 59102; or sent by email to dsorg@ blm.gov. The BLM will not consider comments via telephone calls. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Debby Sorg, Land Law Examiner, BLM Montana State Office, telephone: (406) 896–5045, email: dsorg@blm.gov; or you may contact the BLM office at the address noted earlier. Individuals in the United States who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability may dial 711 (TTY, TDD, or TeleBraille) to access telecommunications relay services for contacting Ms. Sorg. Individuals outside the United States should use the relay services offered within their country to make international calls to the point-ofcontact in the United States. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant is the FWS, and its petition/ application requests the Secretary of the Interior withdraw the following described public land from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, but not from leasing under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws; transfer administrative jurisdiction to FWS; and reserve the land for management of a waterfowl production area for a 100year term. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota T. 163 N., R. 65 W., Sec. 5, lot 3. The area described contains 13.50 acres. The Secretary of the Interior approved the FWS’s petition. Therefore, the petition/application constitutes a withdrawal proposal of the Secretary of the Interior (43 CFR 2310.1–3(e)). The use of a rights-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not provide adequate protection of the waterfowl production area. No additional water rights will be needed to fulfill the purpose of this new withdrawal. There are no suitable alternative sites since these lands are located within the Dash Lake Waterfowl Production Area. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Mar 16, 2022 Jkt 256001 your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal. All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the BLM Montana/ Dakotas State Director no later than June 15, 2022. If the authorized officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register and a local newspaper at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. For a period until March 18, 2024, the public land described earlier will be segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, but not from leasing under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, unless the application is denied or canceled, or the withdrawal is approved prior to that date. The BLM and the FWS are preparing an environmental assessment and anticipate reaching a finding of no significant impact. Information regarding the proposed withdrawal, including environmental and other reviews will be available at the Montana State Office and on BLM’s ePlanning site at https://eplanning.blm.gov/ eplanning-ui/project/2017980/510. This application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR part 2300. Theresa M. Hanley, Acting Montana State Director. [FR Doc. 2022–05686 Filed 3–16–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0033556; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest, Redding, CA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest (USDA Shasta Trinity National Forest) has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian Tribes or 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 USDA Shasta Trinity National Forest. 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 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 USDA Shasta Trinity National Forest at the address in this notice by April 18, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel A. Birkey, Forest Supervisor, Shasta Trinity National Forest, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, telephone (530) 226–2500, email rachel.birkey@usda.gov or Matthew Padilla, Shasta-Trinity National Forest Headquarters, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, telephone (530) 921–3335, email matthew.j.padilla@ usda.gov. 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 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest, Redding, CA. The human remains were removed from Shasta County, 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. 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 USDA Shasta E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2022 / Notices Trinity National Forest professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Redding Rancheria, California. History and Description of the Remains In 1964, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from a cave in Shasta County, CA. The artifacts were discovered in back dirt that had been excavated from a trench in 1904. The human remains were stored at an unknown location until 2015, at which time they were returned to the Forest Service by California State University-Sacramento (CSUS) in a bag labeled ‘‘CA–SHA–48, Cave, 81–CSUS–121.02.’’ In 2016, the Forest Service archeologist was notified that the human remains were under Forest Service control. The human remains are currently located at the University of California-Davis. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Collection records indicate that site CA–SHA–49 was occupied primarily between 1,700 and 2,000 years ago, as evidenced by three radiocarbon dates obtained in 1974 (this radiocarbon dating was not determined from an analysis of human remains). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest Officials of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest 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(2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and the Redding Rancheria, 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 should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Rachel A. Birkey, Forest Supervisor, Shasta Trinity National Forest, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, telephone (530) 226–2500, email rachel.birkey@ usda.gov or Matthew Padilla, ShastaTrinity National Forest Headquarters, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, telephone (530) 921–3335, email matthew.j.padilla@usda.gov, by April 18, 2022. After that date, if no additional requestors have come VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Mar 16, 2022 Jkt 256001 forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Redding Rancheria, California may proceed. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest is responsible for notifying the Redding Rancheria, California that this notice has been published. Dated: March 9, 2022. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2022–05626 Filed 3–16–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0033557; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Diablo Valley College, a campus of Contra Costa Community College District, 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 Diablo Valley College. 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 Diablo Valley College at the address in this notice by April 18, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Lamb, President, Diablo Valley College, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, telephone (925) 969– 2001, email slamb@dvc.edu. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15263 Notice is hereby 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 Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from various locations in Contra Costa County, CA, including Concord, Lafayette, Oakley, Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon. 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 institution 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by Diablo Valley College professional staff in consultation (telephonic) with representatives of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, California; Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California; Wilton Rancheria, California; Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, California [previously listed as Rumsey Indian Rancheria of Wintun Indians of California]; and two non-federally recognized Indian groups, the Muwekma Ohlone Indian Tribe and the Confederated Villages of Lisjan (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes and Groups’’). The Buena Vista Rancheria of MeWuk Indians of California and the Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation were invited to consult but deferred to The Consulted Tribes and Groups. The Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians of the Big Valley Rancheria, California; Bridgeport Indian Colony [previously listed as Bridgeport Paiute Indian Colony of California]; California Valley Miwok Tribe, California; Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, California; Hopland Band of Pomo Indians [previously listed as Hopland Band of Pomo Indians of the Hopland Rancheria, California]; Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, California; Sherwood Valley Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California; and three non-federally recognized Indian groups—the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of Mission San Juan Bautista; Indian Canyon Mutsun Band of Costanoan; and the Northern Valley Yokuts—were invited to consult but did not participate. Hereafter, the non- E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 52 (Thursday, March 17, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15262-15263]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-05626]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0033556; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Forest Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest, Redding, CA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta 
Trinity National Forest (USDA Shasta Trinity National Forest) has 
completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the 
appropriate Indian Tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural 
affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian Tribes or 
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 USDA Shasta Trinity National Forest. 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 
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 USDA 
Shasta Trinity National Forest at the address in this notice by April 
18, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel A. Birkey, Forest Supervisor, 
Shasta Trinity National Forest, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, 
telephone (530) 226-2500, email [email protected] or Matthew 
Padilla, Shasta-Trinity National Forest Headquarters, 3644 Avtech 
Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, telephone (530) 921-3335, 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 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 
Shasta Trinity National Forest, Redding, CA. The human remains were 
removed from Shasta County, 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. 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 USDA 
Shasta

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Trinity National Forest professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Redding Rancheria, California.

History and Description of the Remains

    In 1964, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual 
were removed from a cave in Shasta County, CA. The artifacts were 
discovered in back dirt that had been excavated from a trench in 1904. 
The human remains were stored at an unknown location until 2015, at 
which time they were returned to the Forest Service by California State 
University-Sacramento (CSUS) in a bag labeled ``CA-SHA-48, Cave, 81-
CSUS-121.02.'' In 2016, the Forest Service archeologist was notified 
that the human remains were under Forest Service control. The human 
remains are currently located at the University of California-Davis. No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    Collection records indicate that site CA-SHA-49 was occupied 
primarily between 1,700 and 2,000 years ago, as evidenced by three 
radiocarbon dates obtained in 1974 (this radiocarbon dating was not 
determined from an analysis of human remains).

Determinations Made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest 
Service, Shasta Trinity National Forest

    Officials of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 
Shasta Trinity National Forest 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(2), there is a relationship of 
shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native 
American human remains and the Redding Rancheria, 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 should submit a 
written request with information in support of the request to Rachel A. 
Birkey, Forest Supervisor, Shasta Trinity National Forest, 3644 Avtech 
Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, telephone (530) 226-2500, email 
[email protected] or Matthew Padilla, Shasta-Trinity National 
Forest Headquarters, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA 96002, telephone 
(530) 921-3335, email [email protected], by April 18, 2022. 
After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains to the Redding Rancheria, 
California may proceed.
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Shasta Trinity 
National Forest is responsible for notifying the Redding Rancheria, 
California that this notice has been published.

    Dated: March 9, 2022.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2022-05626 Filed 3-16-22; 8:45 am]
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