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30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2008 / Notices

Wyoming; Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of South Dakota; and Ute Mountain Tribe Dated: January 9, 2008.
Oklahoma; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, Sherry Hutt,
of the Cheyenne River Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah. Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
South Dakota; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Representatives of any other Indian [FR Doc. E8–2576 Filed 2–12–08; 8:45 am]
Jicarilla Apache Nation, New Mexico; tribe that believes itself to be culturally BILLING CODE 4312–50–S
Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma; affiliated with the human remains and
Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the associated funerary objects should
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, contact Dr. Chip Colwell- DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Montana; Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Chanthaphonh, Denver Museum of
Ridge Reservation, South Dakota; Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado National Park Service
Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Paiute Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205,
Indian Tribe of Utah; Pawnee Nation of telephone (303) 370–6378, before March Notice of Inventory Completion:
Oklahoma; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the 14, 2008. Repatriation to the Arapahoe Department of Anthropology,
Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, HI
Dakota; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Wyoming; Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of
AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.
Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation Oklahoma; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
of the Cheyenne River Reservation, ACTION: Notice.
of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac
& Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Southern Ute South Dakota; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma;
Notice is here given in accordance
Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Jicarilla Apache Nation, New Mexico;
with the Native American Graves
Reservation, Colorado; Standing Rock Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma;
Protection and Repatriation Act
Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota; Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the
(NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the
and Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation,
completion of an inventory of human
Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Montana; Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine
remains in the possession of the
Mexico & Utah. Ridge Reservation, South Dakota;
Department of Anthropology, University
Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma; Paiute
Officials of the Denver Museum of of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, HI. The human
Indian Tribe of Utah; Pawnee Nation of
Nature & Science have determined that, remains were removed from Hawaii
Oklahoma; Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the
pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the Island, HI.
Rosebud Indian Reservation, South
human remains described above Dakota; Sac & Fox Tribe of the This notice is published as part of the
represent the physical remains of three Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation National Park Service’s administrative
individuals of Native American of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25
ancestry. Officials of Denver Museum of & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Southern Ute U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations
Nature & Science also have determined Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute in this notice are the sole responsibility
that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), Reservation, Colorado; Standing Rock of the museum, institution, or Federal
the 31 objects described above are Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota; agency that has control of the Native
reasonably believed to have been placed and Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute American remains. The National Park
with or near individual human remains Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Service is not responsible for the
at the time of death or later as part of Mexico & Utah may proceed after that determinations in this notice.
the death rite or ceremony. Lastly, date if no additional claimants come A detailed assessment of the human
officials of the Denver Museum of forward. remains was made by the University of
Nature & Science officials have The Denver Museum of Nature & Hawaii at Hilo professional staff in
determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. Science is responsible for notifying the consultation with representatives of the
3001 (2), there is a relationship of Arapahoe Tribe of the Wind River Big Island Burial Council, Department
shared group identity that can be Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne- of Hawaiian Homelands, Hui Malama I
reasonably traced between the Native Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma; Cheyenne Na Kupuna O Hawaii Nei, and the
American human remains and River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
associated funerary objects and the Reservation, South Dakota; Comanche In August 1980, human remains were
Arapahoe Tribe of the Wind River Nation of Oklahoma; Iowa Tribe of removed from Kahalu’u Habitation Cave
Reservation, Wyoming; Cheyenne- Oklahoma; Jicarilla Apache Nation, New (site 50–10–37–7702) and a small
Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma; Cheyenne Mexico; Kiowa Indian Tribe of adjacent lava tube (site 50–10–37–5611)
River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Oklahoma; Northern Cheyenne Tribe of in Kahalu’u, North Kona, HI, by the
Reservation, South Dakota; Iowa Tribe the Northern Cheyenne Indian University of Hawaii at Hilo and Paul H.
of Oklahoma; Jicarilla Apache Nation, Reservation, Montana; Oglala Sioux Rosendahl, Inc., during excavations for
New Mexico; Kiowa Indian Tribe of Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, the West Hawaii Housing Foundation,
Oklahoma; Northern Cheyenne Tribe of South Dakota; Ottawa Tribe of as mitigation prior to a federal housing
the Northern Cheyenne Indian Oklahoma; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah; development. Human remains
Reservation, Montana; Oglala Sioux Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Rosebud discovered at the time were determined
Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian to be prehistoric and reburied. Midden
South Dakota; Ottawa Tribe of Reservation, South Dakota; Sac & Fox deposits from both sites are in the
Oklahoma; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah; Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & possession of the University of Hawaii
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Rosebud Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and at Hilo. During the NAGPRA inventory
Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; process, additional human remains
Reservation, South Dakota; Sac & Fox Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the representing a minimum of three
Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; individuals from 50–10–37–7702 and
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Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & one individual from 50–10–37–5611
Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; South Dakota; and Ute Mountain Tribe were discovered in the midden deposits.
Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the of the Ute Mountain Reservation, No known individuals were identified.
Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; Colorado, New Mexico & Utah that this No associated funerary objects are
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & notice has been published. present.

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Sites 7702 and 5611 were partially Colorado Museum, Boulder, CO. The Commission decisions, the human
collapsed lava tubes located human remains and associated funerary remains are reasonably believed to be
approximately 300 m from the coast of objects were removed from Meagher Blackfeet, Crow, Gros Ventre, or
Kahalu’u Bay. Both sites contained County, MT. Assiniboine. Descendants of the
midden deposits dating prior to contact This notice is published as part of the Blackfeet are members of the Blackfeet
and the associated burials also date to National Park Service’s administrative Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian
this pre-contact era. These findings responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 Reservation of Montana. The Fort
support a cultural affiliation for the U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations Belknap Indian Community of the Fort
human remains as Native Hawaiian. in this notice are the sole responsibility Belknap Reservation of Montana
Officials of the University of Hawaii of the museum, institution, or Federal confirms that the Gros Ventre and
at Hilo have determined that, pursuant agency that has control of the Native Assiniboine ranged through the
to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human American human remains and Meagher County area mainly in the form
remains described above represent a associated funerary objects. The of hunting and war parties. The
minimum of four individuals of Native National Park Service is not responsible descendants of the Gros Ventre and
Hawaiian ancestry. Officials of the for the determinations in this notice. Assiniboine are members of the Fort
University of Hawaii at Hilo also have A detailed assessment of the human Belknap Indian Community of the Fort
determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. remains was made by University of Belknap Reservation of Montana. Based
3001 (2), there is a relationship of Colorado Museum professional staff in on oral tradition, the Three Affiliated
shared group identity that can be consultation with representatives of the Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation,
reasonably traced between the Native Arapahoe Tribe of the Wind River North Dakota, includes Meagher County
Hawaiian human remains and the Hui Reservation, Wyoming; Blackfeet Tribe as a part of their traditional territory.
Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawaii Nei and of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort
Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Montana; Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Berthold Reservation, North Dakota are
Representatives of any other Native Oklahoma; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe comprised of Arikara, Hidatsa, and
Hawaiian Organization that believes of the Cheyenne River Reservation, Mandan peoples. The Crow people were
itself to be culturally affiliated with the South Dakota; Crow Tribe of Montana; once a part of the Hidatsa Nation based
human remains should contact Peter R. Fort Belknap Indian Community of the on Crow oral tradition. Therefore, the
Mills, Department of Anthropology, Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana; Hidatsa people of the Three Affiliated
Social Sciences Division, 200 West Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation,
Kawaili Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720– Jicarilla Apache Nation, New Mexico; North Dakota and Crow Tribe of
4091, telephone (808) 974–7465, before Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma; Montana have a relationship of shared
March 14, 2008. Repatriation of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the group identity.
human remains to the the Hui Malama Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Officials of the University of Colorado
I Na Kupuna O Hawaii Nei and the Montana; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Museum have determined that,
Office of Hawaiian Affairs may proceed Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the
after that date if no additional claimants Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; human remains described above
come forward. Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort represent the physical remains of five
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is Berthold Reservation, North Dakota; Ute individuals of Native American
responsible for notifying the Big Island Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray ancestry. Officials of the University of
Burial Council, Department of Hawaiian Reservation, Utah; and Ute Mountain Colorado Museum also have determined
Homelands, Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A),
Hawaii Nei, and Office of Hawaiian Colorado, New Mexico & Utah. The the two objects described above are
Affairs that this notice has been Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Comanche reasonably believed to have been placed
published. Nation, Oklahoma; Mescalero Apache with or near individual human remains
Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, New at the time of death or later as part of
Dated: December 13, 2007. Mexico; Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine the death rite or ceremony. Lastly,
Sherry Hutt, Ridge Reservation, South Dakota; officials of the University of Colorado
Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Museum have determined that,
[FR Doc. E8–2601 Filed 2–12–08; 8:45 am] Indian Reservation, South Dakota; and pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is
BILLING CODE 4312–50–S Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & a relationship of shared group identity
South Dakota were provided with that can be reasonably traced between
copies of all available documentation. the Native American human remains
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR In 1905, human remains representing and associated funerary objects and the
a minimum of five individuals were Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian
National Park Service removed from ‘‘in a butte (‘‘Sentinal Reservation of Montana; Crow Tribe of
[sic] Rock’’), Meagher County, MT,’’ by Montana; Fort Belknap Indian
Notice of Inventory Completion: Ralph Hubbard. The human remains Community of the Fort Belknap
University of Colorado Museum, were later sent to the museum by Mr. Reservation of Montana; and Three
Boulder, CO Hubbard. In 1993, the human remains Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold
AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. were found uncatalogued during an Reservation, North Dakota.
ACTION: Notice. inventory and subsequently catalogued Representatives of any other Indian
(99195-#1, 99195-#2, 99195-#3, 99195- tribe that believes itself to be culturally
Notice is here given in accordance #4, 99195-#5). No known individuals affiliated with the human remains and
with the Native American Graves were identified. The two associated associated funerary objects should
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Protection and Repatriation Act funerary objects are one tin spoon and contact Steve Lekson, Curator of
(NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the one coyote molar. Anthropology, University of Colorado
completion of an inventory of human Based on a note written by Mr. Museum, Henderson Building, Campus
remains and associated funerary objects Hubbard, the human remains are Native Box 218, Boulder, CO 80309–0218,
in the possession of the University of American. Based on Indian Claims telephone (303) 492–6671, before March

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