"Human Remains in the Possession of the Field Museum of Natural History Chicago IL"
29738 Federal Register / Vol. 62, No. 105 / Monday, June 2, 1997 / Notices that they will not be open to wish to protest prior to the proposed Dated: May 27, 1997. appropriation under the public land official filing date given above. A Cynthia Quarterman, laws, including the mining laws. The statement of reasons for a protest may be Director, Minerals Management Service. segregation effect of the application filed with the notice of protest to the [FR Doc. 97–14277 Filed 5–30–97; 8:45 am] shall terminate upon issuance of a State Director, or the statement of BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P patent or other document of conveyance reasons must be filed with the State of such mineral interests, upon final Director within thirty (30) days after the rejection of the application, or two years proposed official filing date. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR from the date of filing of the application, The above-listed plats represent whichever occurs first. dependent resurveys, survey and National Park Service Dated: May 21, 1997. subdivision. Notice of Inventory Completion for Helen Hankins, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Native American Human Remains in District Manager. Bureau of Land Management (1515 S.W. the Possession of the Field Museum of [FR Doc. 97–14294 Filed 5–30–97; 8:45 am] 5th Avenue), P.O. Box 2965, Portland, Natural History, Chicago, IL Oregon 97208. BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P Dated: May 23, 1997. AGENCY: National Park Service. Robert D. DeViney, Jr., ACTION: Notice. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Chief, Branch of Realty and Records Services. Notice is hereby given in accordance [FR Doc. 97–14225 Filed 5–30–97; 8:45 am] with provisions of the Native American Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–33–M Graves Protection and Repatriation Act [OR–957–00–1420–00: G7–0191] (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003(d), of the Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/ completion of an inventory of human DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Washington remains in the possession of the Field Minerals Management Service Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL. AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, A detailed assessment of the human Interior. Deferral of a Request for Consideration remains was made by Field Museum ACTION: Notice. of a Competitive Sand and Gravel professional staff in consultation with Lease Sale on the Federal Outer representatives of the Cayuga Indian SUMMARY: The plats of survey of the Nation. Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore New following described lands are scheduled Jersey Until Further Notice In 1885, human remains representing to be officially filed in the Oregon State one individual was purchased from Office, Portland, Oregon, thirty (30) AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, F.M. Noe, a dealer in Indianapolis, IN calendar days from the date of this Interior. by Franz Boas. In 1894, the Field publication. ACTION: Notice. Museum purchased these human Willamette Meridian remains from Franz Boas. No known SUMMARY: In February 1996, the individuals were identified. No Oregon Minerals Management Service (MMS) associated funerary objects are present. T. 29 S., R. 4 W., accepted March 5, 1997 received a request for a competitive Accession documents state these T. 33 S., R. 6 W., accepted May 16, 1997 sand and gravel lease sale on the human remains are the remains of a T. 15 S., R. 8 W., accepted March 20, 1997 Federal OCS offshore northern New T. 22 S., R. 9 W., accepted April 22, 1997 ‘‘Cayuga chief’’. Jersey. In response, MMS published a Based on the above mentioned T. 35 S., R. 13 W., accepted March 4, 1997 Request for Information and Interest information, officials of the Field T. 32 S., R. 15 W., accepted March 20, 1997 (RFIN) on May 21, 1996 (61 FR 25501). Museum of Natural History have Washington The MMS published the RFIN to determined that, pursuant to 43 CFR T. 34 N., R. 25 E., accepted April 28, 1997 determine if there was additional 10.2 (d)(1), the human remains listed T. 35 N., R. 25 E., accepted April 28, 1997 interest in the sale by the sand and above represent the physical remains of If protests against a survey, as shown gravel industry. The MMS also needed one individual of Native American on any of the above plat(s), are received additional information to decide ancestry. Officials of the Field Museum prior to the date of official filing, the whether to proceed to the next steps in have also determined that, pursuant to filing will be stayed pending the lease sale process. The MMS 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a consideration of the protest(s). A plat formally closed the RFIN comment relationship of shared group identity will not be officially filed until the day period on November 1, 1996. which can be reasonably traced between after all protests have been dismissed The MMS is advised that the these Native American human remains and become final or appeals from the applicant is pursuing other sources of and the Cayuga Indian Nation and the dismissal affirmed. sand and gravel and may not be as Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma. The plat(s) will be placed in the open interested as before in borrow sites on This notice has been sent to officials files of the Oregon State Office, Bureau the Federal OCS. Therefore, MMS is of the Cayuga Indian Nation and the of Land Management, 1515 S.W. 5th deferring any further consideration of Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma. Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97201, and the lease sale offshore northern New Representatives of any other Indian tribe will be available to the public as a Jersey until further notice. However, if that believes itself to be culturally matter of information only. Copies of any interested person has further affiliated with these human remains the plat(s) may be obtained from the comments, please contact the person should contact Jonathan Haas, above office upon required payment. A identified below. MacArthur Curator of North American person or party who wishes to protest FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthropology, Field Museum of Natural against a survey must file with the State Carol A. Hartgen, 381 Elden Street, History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Director, Bureau of Land Management, MS4030, Herndon, VA 20170–4817, Dr., Chicago, IL 60605; telephone: (312) Portland, Oregon, a notice that they Phone number: 703–787–1300. 922–9410, ext. 641, before july 2, 1997. Federal Register / Vol. 62, No. 105 / Monday, June 2, 1997 / Notices 29739 Repatriation of the human remains to ancestry. Officials of the Field Museum review of this information collection is the Cayuga Indian Nation may begin have also determined that, pursuant to also being conducted. after that date if no additional claimants 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a Request written comments and come forward. relationship of shared group identity suggestions from the public and affected The National Park Service is not which can be reasonably traced between agencies concerning the proposed responsible for the determinations these Native American human remains collection of information. Your within this notice. and the Native Village of Teller. comments should address one or more Dated: May 19, 1997. This notice has been sent to officials of the following four points: Francis P. McManamon, of the Native Village of Teller, the Teller (1) Evaluate whether the proposed Departmental Consulting Archeologist, Native Corporation, and the Bering collection of information is necessary Straits Foundation. Representatives of for the proper performance of the Manager, Archeology and Ethnography Program. any other Indian tribe that believes itself functions of the agency, including to be culturally affiliated with these whether the information will have [FR Doc. 97–14309 Filed 5–30–97; 8:45 am] human remains should contact Jonathan practical utility; BILLING CODE 4310–70–F (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the Haas, MacArthur Curator of North American Anthropology, Field Museum agencies estimate of the burden of the of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at proposed collection of information, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605; including the validity of the National Park Service telephone: (312) 922–9410, ext. 641, methodology and assumptions used; before July 2, 1997. Repatriation of the (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and Notice of Inventory Completion for human remains to the Native Village of clarity of the information to be Native American Human Remains from Teller may begin after that date if no collected; and Alaska in the Possession of the Field additional claimants come forward. (4) Minimize the burden of the Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL The National Park Service is not collection of information on those who responsible for the determinations are to respond, including through the AGENCY: National Park Service use of appropriate automated, within this notice. ACTION: Notice electronic, mechanical, or other Dated: May 19, 1997. technological collection techniques or Notice is hereby given in accordance Francis P. McManamon, other forms of information technology, with provisions of the Native American Departmental Consulting Archeologist, e.g. permitting electronic submission of Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Manager, Archeology and Ethnography responses. (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003(d), of the Program. Comments and/or suggestions completion of an inventory of human [FR Doc. 97–14310 Filed 5–30–97; 8:45 am] regarding the item(s) contained in this remains from Alaska in the possession BILLING CODE 4310–70–F notice, especially regarding the of the Field Museum of Natural History, estimated public burden and associated Chicago, IL. response time should be directed to A detailed assessment of the human DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Cyndy Nahabedian (phone number and remains was made by Field Museum address listed below). If you have professional staff in consultation with Office of Justice Program additional comments, suggestions, or representatives of the Native Village of need a copy of the proposed information Teller. National Institute of Justice collection instrument with instructions, In 1893, human remains representing or additional information, please two individuals were collected by Miner Office of Research and Evaluation; Agency Information Collection contact Cyndy Nahabedian, (202) 514– H. Bruce and recieved by the Field 5981, Office of Research and Evaluation, Museum. One individual was removed Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Requested National Institute of Justice, Office of from Grantley Harbor, AK, and the Justice Programs, U.S. Department of second individual was removed from ACTION: Notice of information collection Justice, 633 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room Port Clarence, AK. No known under review; crime mapping survey. 303, Washington, DC 20531. individuals were identified. No Additionally, comments may also be associated funerary objects are present. The Department of Justice, National submitted to ORE via facsimile to (202) Around 1898, human remains Institute of Justice, has submitted the 307–6394. representing one individual were following information collection request Overview of this information recieved from Miner H. Bruce by the to the Office of Management and Budget collection: Field Museum. This individual was a (OMB) for review and clearance in (1) Type of information collection: native woman from Port Clarence, AK accordance with the emergency review New collection. who died at the Cook County Hospital, procedures of the Paperwork Reduction (2) Title of the form/collection: Crime Chicago, IL. No known individual was Act of 1995. The proposed information Mapping Survey. identified. No associated funerary collection is published to obtain (3) Agency form number, if any, and objects are present. comments from the public and affected the applicable component of the Accession records state these three agencies. Emergency review and Department of Justice sponsoring the individuals are from Grantley Harbor approval of this information collection collection: Form: none Office of and Port Clarence, AK. has been requested from OMB by June Research and Evaluation, National Based on the above mentioned 9, 1997. If granted, the emergency Institute of Justice, Office of Justice information, officials of the Field approval is only valid for 180 days. Programs, United States Department of Museum of Natural History have Comments should be directed to OMB, Justice. determined that, pursuant to 43 CFR Office of Information and Regulatory (4) Affected public who will be asked 10.2 (d)(1), the human remains listed Affairs, Attention: DOJ Desk Officer, or required to respond, as well as a brief above represent the physical remains of Washington, DC 20503. During the first abstract: Primary: Law enforcement three individuals of Native American 60 days of this same period a regular agencies. Other: none. This national