Notice of Inventory Completion Amendment: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 56697 [2022-19977]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 178 / Thursday, September 15, 2022 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0034524; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion Amendment: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; amendment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University has amended a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2018. This notice amends the number of associated SUMMARY: funerary objects in a collection removed from Dickson County, TN. DATES: Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects in this notice may occur on or after October 17, 2022. ADDRESSES: Patricia Capone, 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. 56697 Additional information on the amendments and 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. Amendment This notice amends the determinations published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (83 FR 65740–65741, December 21, 2018). Disposition of the items in the original Notice of Inventory Completion has not occurred. This notice amends the number of associated funerary objects, which were not listed in the original notice. Nineteen associated funerary objects from Dickson County, TN are reported here to reflect the inventory. ASSOCIATED FUNERARY OBJECTS Site Original No. Anderson’s Farm (40DS44) in Dickson County, TN. Near Nashville in Dickson County, TN. Amended No. Not Reported .......... 19 Not reported ........... 0 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Determinations (as Amended) Pursuant to NAGPRA and its implementing regulations, and after consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University has determined that: • The human remains represent the physical remains of four individuals of Native American ancestry. • The 19 objects 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. • No relationship of shared group identity can be reasonably traced between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any Indian Tribe. • The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. Requests for Disposition Written requests for disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects in this notice must be sent to the Responsible Official identified in VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Sep 14, 2022 Jkt 256001 Amended description 11 ceramic vessel sherds and eight faunal bones representing deer and turtle. No associated funerary objects are present. ADDRESSES. Requests for disposition may be submitted by: 1. Any one or more of the Indian Tribes 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, or who shows that the requestor is an aboriginal land Indian Tribe. Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects in this notice to a requestor may occur on or after October 17, 2022. If competing requests for disposition are received, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University must determine the most appropriate requestor prior to disposition. Requests for joint disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects are considered a single request and not competing requests. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University is responsible for sending a copy of this notice to the Indian Tribes identified in this notice. Authority: Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, 25 U.S.C. 3003, and the implementing PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 regulations, 43 CFR 10.9, 10.11, and 10.13. Dated: September 7, 2022. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2022–19977 Filed 9–14–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0034526; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion Amendment: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA National Park Service, Interior. Notice; amendment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University has amended a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2018. This notice amends the number of associated SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0034524; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion Amendment: Peabody Museum of 
Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; amendment.

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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 amended a Notice of Inventory 
Completion published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2018. This 
notice amends the number of associated funerary objects in a collection 
removed from Dickson County, TN.

DATES: Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects 
in this notice may occur on or after October 17, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Patricia Capone, 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 amendments and 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.

Amendment

    This notice amends the determinations published in a Notice of 
Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (83 FR 65740-65741, 
December 21, 2018). Disposition of the items in the original Notice of 
Inventory Completion has not occurred. This notice amends the number of 
associated funerary objects, which were not listed in the original 
notice. Nineteen associated funerary objects from Dickson County, TN 
are reported here to reflect the inventory.

                                           Associated Funerary Objects
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              Site                  Original No.       Amended No.               Amended description
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Anderson's Farm (40DS44) in      Not Reported......              19  11 ceramic vessel sherds and eight faunal
 Dickson County, TN.                                                  bones representing deer and turtle.
Near Nashville in Dickson        Not reported......               0  No associated funerary objects are present.
 County, TN.
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Determinations (as Amended)

    Pursuant to NAGPRA and its implementing regulations, and after 
consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes, the Peabody Museum of 
Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University has determined that:
     The human remains represent the physical remains of four 
individuals of Native American ancestry.
     The 19 objects 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.
     No relationship of shared group identity can be reasonably 
traced between the human remains and associated funerary objects and 
any Indian Tribe.
     The human remains and associated funerary objects were 
removed from the aboriginal land of the Cherokee Nation; Eastern Band 
of Cherokee Indians; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians 
in Oklahoma.

Requests for Disposition

    Written requests for disposition of the human remains and 
associated funerary objects in this notice must be sent to the 
Responsible Official identified in ADDRESSES. Requests for disposition 
may be submitted by:
    1. Any one or more of the Indian Tribes 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, or who shows that the requestor is an aboriginal land 
Indian Tribe.
    Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects in 
this notice to a requestor may occur on or after October 17, 2022. If 
competing requests for disposition are received, the Peabody Museum of 
Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University must determine the most 
appropriate requestor prior to disposition. Requests for joint 
disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects are 
considered a single request and not competing requests. The Peabody 
Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University is responsible 
for sending a copy of this notice to the Indian Tribes 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, 10.11, 
and 10.13.

    Dated: September 7, 2022.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2022-19977 Filed 9-14-22; 8:45 am]
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