Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum, Ignacio, CO, 71674 [2022-25571]

Download as PDF 71674 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 23, 2022 / Notices a culturally affiliated Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects in this notice to a requestor may occur on or after December 23, 2022. If competing requests for repatriation are received, BLM Alaska must determine the most appropriate requestor prior to repatriation. Requests for joint repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects are considered a single request and not competing requests. BLM Alaska is responsible for sending a copy of this notice to the Indian Tribe 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. for the determinations in this notice. Additional information on the determinations in this notice, including the results of consultation, can be found in the summary or related records held by the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum. Dated: November 16, 2022. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. Cultural affiliation The cultural items in this notice are 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: historical information available on Haudenosaunee False Face Masks was used as a baseline marker, and tribal expert opinion was utilized through virtual consultations as well as a site visit. In accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum intends to repatriate certain cultural items that meet the definition of sacred objects and that have a cultural affiliation with the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations in this notice. DATES: Repatriation of the cultural items in this notice may occur on or after December 23, 2022. ADDRESSES: Tallias Cantsee, Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum, 503 Ouray Drive, Ignacio, CO 81137, telephone (970) 563–2996, email tcantsee@southernute-nsn.gov. 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 Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum. The National Park Service is not responsible Determinations Pursuant to NAGPRA and its implementing regulations, and after consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations, the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum has determined that: • The two cultural items described above are specific ceremonial objects needed by traditional Native American religious leaders for the practice of traditional Native American religions by their present-day adherents. • There is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the cultural items and the Cayuga Nation; Oneida Indian Nation (previously listed as Oneida Nation of New York); Oneida Nation (previously listed as Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin); Onondaga Nation; Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (previously listed as St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York); Seneca Nation of Indians (previously listed as Seneca Nation of New York); and the [FR Doc. 2022–25574 Filed 11–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0034905; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum, Ignacio, CO AGENCY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Nov 22, 2022 Jkt 259001 Description The two cultural items were removed from Haudenosaunee territory through sale. Accession number SUM 251 was acquired through purchase by Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum (SUCCM) Director Helen Hoskins, on January 29th, 1997. SUM 679 was originally a loan from the estate of Father Declan Madden to SUCCM during the directorship of Lynn Brittner. On July 17th, 2012, it was donated to SUCCM. The two sacred items are two Hatuwi (Broken Nose) False Face Masks. PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Seneca-Cayuga Nation (previously listed as Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma). Requests for Repatriation Additional, written requests for repatriation of the cultural items in this notice must be sent to the Responsible Official identified in ADDRESSES. Requests for repatriation may be submitted by 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 cultural items in this notice to a requestor may occur on or after December 23, 2022. If competing requests for repatriation are received, the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum must determine the most appropriate requestor prior to repatriation. Requests for joint repatriation of the cultural items are considered a single request and not competing requests. The Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum 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 10.8, 10.10, and 10.14. Dated: November 16, 2022. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2022–25571 Filed 11–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0034907; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Field Museum of Natural History has completed an inventory of human remains and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations in this notice. The human remains were removed from Glacier and Pondera Counties, Montana. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-NPS0034905; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Southern Ute 
Cultural Center and Museum, Ignacio, CO

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 Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum 
intends to repatriate certain cultural items that meet the definition 
of sacred objects and that have a cultural affiliation with the Indian 
Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations in this notice.

DATES: Repatriation of the cultural items in this notice may occur on 
or after December 23, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Tallias Cantsee, Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum, 
503 Ouray Drive, Ignacio, CO 81137, telephone (970) 563-2996, email 
nsn.gov">[email protected]nsn.gov.

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 
Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum. 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 summary or related records held by 
the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum.

Description

    The two cultural items were removed from Haudenosaunee territory 
through sale. Accession number SUM 251 was acquired through purchase by 
Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum (SUCCM) Director Helen Hoskins, 
on January 29th, 1997. SUM 679 was originally a loan from the estate of 
Father Declan Madden to SUCCM during the directorship of Lynn Brittner. 
On July 17th, 2012, it was donated to SUCCM. The two sacred items are 
two Hatuwi (Broken Nose) False Face Masks.

Cultural affiliation

    The cultural items in this notice are 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: historical information 
available on Haudenosaunee False Face Masks was used as a baseline 
marker, and tribal expert opinion was utilized through virtual 
consultations as well as a site visit.

Determinations

    Pursuant to NAGPRA and its implementing regulations, and after 
consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian 
organizations, the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum has 
determined that:
     The two cultural items described above are specific 
ceremonial objects needed by traditional Native American religious 
leaders for the practice of traditional Native American religions by 
their present-day adherents.
     There is a relationship of shared group identity that can 
be reasonably traced between the cultural items and the Cayuga Nation; 
Oneida Indian Nation (previously listed as Oneida Nation of New York); 
Oneida Nation (previously listed as Oneida Tribe of Indians of 
Wisconsin); Onondaga Nation; Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (previously 
listed as St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York); Seneca Nation 
of Indians (previously listed as Seneca Nation of New York); and the 
Seneca-Cayuga Nation (previously listed as Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of 
Oklahoma).

Requests for Repatriation

    Additional, written requests for repatriation of the cultural items 
in this notice must be sent to the Responsible Official identified in 
ADDRESSES. Requests for repatriation may be submitted by 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 cultural items in this notice to a requestor 
may occur on or after December 23, 2022. If competing requests for 
repatriation are received, the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum 
must determine the most appropriate requestor prior to repatriation. 
Requests for joint repatriation of the cultural items are considered a 
single request and not competing requests. The Southern Ute Cultural 
Center and Museum 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 10.8, 10.10, 
and 10.14.

    Dated: November 16, 2022.
Melanie O'Brien,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
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