Notice of Inventory Completion: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 55846-55847 [2022-19618]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 175 / Monday, September 12, 2022 / Notices Patricia Capone, Curator and NAGPRA Director, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496–3702, email pcapone@ fas.harvard.edu. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA. The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. Additional information on the determinations in this notice, including the results of consultation, can be found in the inventory or related records held by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. ADDRESSES: Description The human remains associated with this funerary object were included in a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2003 (68 FR 48626–48634, August 14, 2003). Subsequently, these human remains were transferred to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah). In 1891, one associated funerary object was removed from North Truro in Barnstable County, MA, during a Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology expedition led by Marshall H. Saville. The one associated funerary object is a small, likely shell-tempered ceramic sherd. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Cultural Affiliation The associated funerary object in this notice is connected to one or more identifiable earlier groups, tribes, peoples, or cultures. There is a relationship of shared group identity between the identifiable earlier groups, tribes, peoples, or cultures and one or more Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. The following types of information were used to reasonably trace the relationship: archeological, geographical, historical, and oral traditional. Determinations Pursuant to NAGPRA and its implementing regulations, and after consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University has determined that: • The one object described in this notice is reasonably believed to have been placed with or near individual VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:21 Sep 09, 2022 Jkt 256001 55847 human remains at the time of death or later as part of the death rite or ceremony. • There is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the associated funerary object described in this notice and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (previously listed as Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc.) and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), who are the present-day Indian Tribes that represent people of Wampanoag descent. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Requests for Repatriation SUMMARY: Written requests for repatriation of the associated funerary object in this notice must be sent to the Responsible Official identified in ADDRESSES. Requests for repatriation may be submitted by: 1. Any one or more of the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations identified in this notice. 2. Any lineal descendant, Indian Tribe, or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice who shows, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the requestor is a lineal descendant or a culturally affiliated Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization. Repatriation of the associated funerary object in this notice to a requestor may occur on or after October 12, 2022. If competing requests for repatriation are received, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, must determine the most appropriate requestor prior to repatriation. Requests for joint repatriation of the associated funerary object are considered a single request and not competing requests. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is responsible for sending a copy of this notice to the Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations identified in this notice. Authority: Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, 25 U.S.C. 3003, and the implementing regulations, 43 CFR 10.9, § 10.10, and § 10.14. Dated: August 31, 2022. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2022–19618 Filed 9–9–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Park Service [NPS–WASO–VRP–USPP–NPS0034074; PPWOUSPPS5, PPMPRLE02.YC0000 (222); OMB Control Number 1024–0245] Agency Information Collection Activities; United States Park Police Pre-Employment Suitability Determination Process National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comment. 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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

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

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ADDRESSES: Patricia Capone, Curator and NAGPRA Director, Peabody Museum 
of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, 
Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496-3702, email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published as part of the 
National Park Service's administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA. 
The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. The 
National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this 
notice. Additional information on the determinations in this notice, 
including the results of consultation, can be found in the inventory or 
related records held by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and 
Ethnology, Harvard University.

Description

    The human remains associated with this funerary object were 
included in a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal 
Register on August 14, 2003 (68 FR 48626-48634, August 14, 2003). 
Subsequently, these human remains were transferred to the Wampanoag 
Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah).
    In 1891, one associated funerary object was removed from North 
Truro in Barnstable County, MA, during a Peabody Museum of Archaeology 
and Ethnology expedition led by Marshall H. Saville. The one associated 
funerary object is a small, likely shell-tempered ceramic sherd.

Cultural Affiliation

    The associated funerary object in this notice is connected to one 
or more identifiable earlier groups, tribes, peoples, or cultures. 
There is a relationship of shared group identity between the 
identifiable earlier groups, tribes, peoples, or cultures and one or 
more Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. The following 
types of information were used to reasonably trace the relationship: 
archeological, geographical, historical, and oral traditional.

Determinations

    Pursuant to NAGPRA and its implementing regulations, and after 
consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian 
organizations, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard 
University has determined that:
     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.
     There is a relationship of shared group identity that can 
be reasonably traced between the associated funerary object described 
in this notice and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (previously listed as 
Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc.) and the Wampanoag Tribe 
of Gay Head (Aquinnah), who are the present-day Indian Tribes that 
represent people of Wampanoag descent.

Requests for Repatriation

    Written requests for repatriation of the associated funerary object 
in this notice must be sent to the Responsible Official identified in 
ADDRESSES. Requests for repatriation may be submitted by:
    1. Any one or more of the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian 
organizations identified in this notice.
    2. Any lineal descendant, Indian Tribe, or Native Hawaiian 
organization not identified in this notice who shows, by a 
preponderance of the evidence, that the requestor is a lineal 
descendant or a culturally affiliated Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian 
organization.
    Repatriation of the associated funerary object in this notice to a 
requestor may occur on or after October 12, 2022. If competing requests 
for repatriation are received, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and 
Ethnology, Harvard University, must determine the most appropriate 
requestor prior to repatriation. Requests for joint repatriation of the 
associated funerary object are considered a single request and not 
competing requests. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is 
responsible for sending a copy of this notice to the Indian Tribes and 
Native Hawaiian organizations identified in this notice.
    Authority: Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, 
25 U.S.C. 3003, and the implementing regulations, 43 CFR 10.9, Sec.  
10.10, and Sec.  10.14.

    Dated: August 31, 2022.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2022-19618 Filed 9-9-22; 8:45 am]
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