Notice of Inventory Completion: Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of Parks, Wickliffe, KY, 55846 [2022-19615]

Download as PDF 55846 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 175 / Monday, September 12, 2022 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0034488; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of Parks, Wickliffe, KY Consultation National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of Parks has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains 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 human remains should submit a written request to the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: 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 Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site at the address in this notice by October 12, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Hildebrand, Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, 94 Green Street, P.O. Box 155, Wickliffe, KY 42087, telephone (270) 335–3681, email carla.hildebrand@ky.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 Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of Parks, Wickliffe, KY. The human remains were removed from a ‘‘Mound in Kentucky,’’ reasonably believed to be the Wickliffe Mounds archeological site 15BA4 in Ballard County, KY. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3) and 43 CFR 10.11(d). The determinations in this notice are lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Sep 09, 2022 Jkt 256001 A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Quapaw Nation (previously listed as The Quapaw Tribe of Indians); Shawnee Tribe; The Chickasaw Nation; and The Osage Nation (previously listed as Osage Tribe) (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). History and Description of the Remains At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one individual were removed from a site reasonably believed to be the Wickliffe Mounds site (15BA4) in Ballard County, KY, based on the information provided when the human remains were donated to the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, on August 25, 2021. The human remains are comprised of a skull and rib bone. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Determinations Made by the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of Parks Officials of the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of Parks have determined that: • Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described in this notice are Native American based on comparison to other known Native American skulls and teeth, and by the narrative provided to the museum by the donor. • 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), a relationship of shared group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and any present-day Indian Tribe. • According to final judgments of the Indian Claims Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of the Quapaw Nation (previously listed as The Quapaw Tribe of Indians); The Chickasaw Nation; and The Osage Nation (previously listed as Osage Tribe) (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Tribes’’). PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of The Chickasaw Nation. • Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the human remains may be to The Tribes. Additional Requestors and Disposition 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 Carla Hildebrand, Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, 94 Green Street, P.O. Box 155, Wickliffe, KY 42087, telephone (270) 335–3681, email carla.hildebrand@ky.gov, by October 12, 2022. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of Parks is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: September 1, 2022. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2022–19615 Filed 9–9–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0034492; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, has completed an inventory of associated funerary objects and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the associated funerary object and Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations in this notice. The associated funerary object was removed from Barnstable County, MA. DATES: Repatriation of the associated funerary object in this notice may occur on or after October 12, 2022. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0034488; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Wickliffe Mounds State Historic 
Site, Kentucky Department of Parks, Wickliffe, KY

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department 
of Parks has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation 
with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations and 
has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human 
remains 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 human remains should submit a written 
request to the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site. If no additional 
requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to 
the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this 
notice may proceed.

DATES: 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 Wickliffe 
Mounds State Historic Site at the address in this notice by October 12, 
2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Hildebrand, Wickliffe Mounds 
State Historic Site, 94 Green Street, P.O. Box 155, Wickliffe, KY 
42087, telephone (270) 335-3681, 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 Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky 
Department of Parks, Wickliffe, KY. The human remains were removed from 
a ``Mound in Kentucky,'' reasonably believed to be the Wickliffe Mounds 
archeological site 15BA4 in Ballard County, KY.
    This notice is published as part of the National Park Service's 
administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3) and 
43 CFR 10.11(d). 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 
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site professional staff in consultation 
with representatives of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Quapaw Nation 
(previously listed as The Quapaw Tribe of Indians); Shawnee Tribe; The 
Chickasaw Nation; and The Osage Nation (previously listed as Osage 
Tribe) (hereafter referred to as ``The Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from a site reasonably believed to be the 
Wickliffe Mounds site (15BA4) in Ballard County, KY, based on the 
information provided when the human remains were donated to the 
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, on August 25, 2021. The human 
remains are comprised of a skull and rib bone. No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.

Determinations Made by the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, 
Kentucky Department of Parks

    Officials of the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky 
Department of Parks have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on comparison to other known 
Native American skulls and teeth, and by the narrative provided to the 
museum by the donor.
     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), a relationship of shared 
group identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American 
human remains and any present-day Indian Tribe.
     According to final judgments of the Indian Claims 
Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the 
Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of 
the Quapaw Nation (previously listed as The Quapaw Tribe of Indians); 
The Chickasaw Nation; and The Osage Nation (previously listed as Osage 
Tribe) (hereafter referred to as ``The Tribes'').
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate 
that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed 
is the aboriginal land of The Chickasaw Nation.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to The Tribes.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    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 Carla Hildebrand, Wickliffe Mounds State 
Historic Site, 94 Green Street, P.O. Box 155, Wickliffe, KY 42087, 
telephone (270) 335-3681, email [email protected], by October 12, 
2022. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed.
    The Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Kentucky Department of 
Parks is responsible for notifying The Consulted Tribes that this 
notice has been published.

    Dated: September 1, 2022.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2022-19615 Filed 9-9-22; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4312-52-P