Human Remains in the Possession of the Field Museum of Natural History Chicago IL by NPS

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									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.
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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

								
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