Notice of Inventory Completion San Diego Museum of Man San Diego CA by NPS

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									     73266                        Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 236 / Friday, December 9, 2005 / Notices

     Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New                     U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations                  Dated: October 11, 2005.
     York have informed the New York State                   in this notice are the sole responsibility            Sherry Hutt,
     Museum that the tribe and the Mohawk                    of the museum, institution, or Federal                Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
     Nation Council of Chiefs are acting in                  agency that has control of the Native                 [FR Doc. 05–23862 Filed 12–8–05; 8:45 am]
     conjunction with the Mohawk                             American human remains. The National                  BILLING CODE 4312–50–S
     community of Canada in this matter.                     Park Service is not responsible for the
        Officials of the New York State                      determinations in this notice.
     Museum have determined that,                               A detailed assessment of the human                 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
     pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(C), the
                                                             remains was made by the San Diego                     National Park Service
     six cultural items described above are
                                                             Museum of Man professional staff in
     specific ceremonial items needed by
                                                             consultation with representatives of the              Notice of Inventory Completion:
     traditional Native American religious
                                                             Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla                   University of Alaska Museum,
     leaders for the practice of traditional
                                                             Reservation, Oregon.                                  Fairbanks, AK
     Native American religions by their
     present-day adherents. Officials of the                    On an unknown date, human remains                  AGENCY:   National Park Service, Interior.
     New York State Museum also have                         representing a minimum of one
                                                                                                                   ACTION:   Notice.
     determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C.                  individual were removed from Blalock
     3001 (2), there is a relationship of                    Island by an unknown person.                            Notice is here given in accordance
     shared group identity that can be                       Subsequently, the human remains were                  with the Native American Graves
     reasonably traced between the sacred                    donated to Stanford University by W.H.                Protection and Repatriation Act
     objects and the St. Regis Band of                       Spaulding of Portland, OR. In 1981, the               (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the
     Mohawk Indians of New York and the                      San Diego Museum of Man acquired the                  completion of an inventory of human
     Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs.                        human remains from the Stanford                       remains and associated funerary object
        Representatives of any other Indian                  University Anatomy Department. No                     in the possession of the University of
     tribe that believes itself to be culturally             known individual was identified. No                   Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, AK. The
     affiliated with the sacred objects should               associated funerary objects are present.              human remains and associated funerary
     contact Lisa Anderson, NAGPRA                              Blalock island, which is within the                object were removed from the base of
     Coordinator, New York State Museum,                     traditional lands of the Cayuse,                      College Hill in Fairbanks, AK, and the
     3122 Cultural Education Center, Albany,                 Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes, and                 vicinity of Nenana, AK.
     NY 12230, telephone (518) 486–2020                                                                              This notice is published as part of the
                                                             the ceded lands of the Confederated
     before January 9, 2006. Repatriation of                                                                       National Park Service’s administrative
                                                             Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation,                   responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25
     the sacred objects to the St. Regis Band                Oregon was an important Native
     of Mohawk Indians of New York may                                                                             U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations
                                                             American fishing, camping, and burial                 in this notice are the sole responsibility
     proceed after that date if no additional                site. The island is currently inundated
     claimants come forward.                                                                                       of the museum, institution, or Federal
                                                             by the waters of the John Day Dam                     agency that has control of the Native
        New York State Museum is                             Reservoir.
     responsible for notifying the Six Nations                                                                     American human remains and
     Reserve, Ontario, Canada and St. Regis                     Officials of the San Diego Museum of               associated funerary object. The National
     Band of Mohawk Indians of New York                      Man have determined that, pursuant to                 Park Service is not responsible for the
     that this notice has been published.                    25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human                      determinations in this notice.
                                                             remains described above represent the                   A detailed assessment of the human
       Dated: October 11, 2005                                                                                     remains was made by the University of
                                                             physical remains of one individual of
     Sherry Hutt,                                            Native American ancestry. Officials of                Alaska Museum professional staff in
     Manager, National NAGPRA Program.                       the San Diego Museum of Man also have                 consultation with representatives of the
     [FR Doc. 05–23871 Filed 12–8–05; 8:45 am]               determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C.                Nenana Native Association.
     BILLING CODE 4312–50–S                                  3001 (2), there is a relationship of                    In the 1920s, human remains
                                                             shared group identity that can be                     representing a minimum of one
                                                             reasonably traced between the human                   individual were removed from the base
     DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                              remains and the Confederated Tribes of                of College Hill in Fairbanks, AK, by the
                                                             the Umatilla Reservation, Oregon.                     McCombe brothers during the
     National Park Service                                                                                         excavation for the foundation of a cabin.
                                                                Representatives of any other Indian
                                                                                                                   No known individual was identified.
     Notice of Inventory Completion: San                     tribe that believes itself to be culturally
                                                                                                                   The one associated funerary object is a
     Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA                      affiliated with the human remains
                                                                                                                   dentalium bead.
                                                             should contact Javier Guerrero,                         In 1939, human remains representing
     AGENCY:   National Park Service, Interior.              NAGPRA Coordinator, San Diego
     ACTION:   Notice.                                                                                             a minimum of two individuals were
                                                             Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San                     removed from an unspecified location
       Notice is here given in accordance                    Diego, CA 92101, telephone (619) 239–                 in the vicinity of Nenana, AK, by Dr.
     with the Native American Graves                         2001, before January 9, 2006.                         Froelich Rainey. No known individuals
     Protection and Repatriation Act                         Repatriation of the human remains to                  were identified. No associated funerary
     (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the                        the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla               objects are present.
     completion of an inventory of human                     Reservation, Oregon may proceed after                   In 1954, human remains representing
     remains in the possession of the San                    that date if no additional claimants                  a minimum of one individual were
     Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA.                     come forward.                                         removed from an unspecified location
     The human remains were removed from                        The San Diego Museum of Man is                     in the vicinity of Nenana, AK, by the
     Blalock Island, Benton County, WA.                      responsible for notifying the                         U.S. Marshall’s office in Fairbanks, AK.
       This notice is published as part of the               Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla                   No known individuals were identified.
     National Park Service’s administrative                  Reservation, Oregon that this notice has              No associated funerary objects are
     responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25                       been published.                                       present.


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