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Mexico; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, New New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Ana, New that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2),
Mexico; Pueblo of San Juan, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New there is a relationship of shared group
Mexico; Pueblo of Sandia, New Mexico; Mexico; Pueblo of Santo Domingo, New identity that can be reasonably traced
Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico; Mexico; Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico; between the Native American human
Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pueblo of Tesuque, New Mexico; Pueblo remains and the Pueblo of Jemez, New
Pueblo of Santo Domingo, New Mexico; of Zia, New Mexico; Southern Ute Mexico.
Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico; Pueblo of Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Representatives of any other Indian
Tesuque, New Mexico; Pueblo of Zia, Reservation, Colorado; Ute Mountain tribe that believes itself to be culturally
New Mexico; Southern Ute Indian Tribe Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, affiliated with the human remains
of the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah; Ysleta should contact Steve Lekson, Curator of
Colorado; Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Del Sur Pueblo of Texas; and Zuni Tribe Anthropology, University of Colorado
Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico. Museum, Henderson Building, Campus
Mexico & Utah; Ysleta del Sur Pueblo of In 1939, human remains representing Box 218, Boulder, CO 80309–0218,
Texas; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni a minimum of three individuals were telephone (303) 492–6671, before
Reservation, New Mexico that this removed from near Pecos Pueblo, San October 11, 2006. Repatriation of the
notice has been published. Miguel County, NM, by an unknown human remains to the Pueblo of Jemez,
individual. The human remains were New Mexico may proceed after that date
Dated: August 24, 2006.
donated to the University of Colorado if no additional claimants come
Sherry Hutt, Museum by the Peabody Museum of forward.
Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Archaeology and Ethnography (Peabody University of Colorado Museum is
[FR Doc. E6–14933 Filed 9–8–06; 8:45 am] Museum), Harvard University, responsible for notifying the Hopi Tribe
BILLING CODE 4312–50–S Cambridge, MA, and cataloged into of Arizona; Navajo Nation, Arizona,
museum collections (Catalog numbers New Mexico & Utah; Pueblo of Acoma,
6273–1, 6273–2, and 6274). No known New Mexico; Pueblo of Cochiti, New
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR individuals were identified. No Mexico; Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico;
associated funerary objects are present. Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico; Pueblo of
National Park Service Based on proximity to Pecos Pueblo Laguna, New Mexico; Pueblo of Nambe,
and analysis by the Peabody Museum, New Mexico; Pueblo of Picuris, New
Notice of Inventory Completion:
the human remains are Native Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, New
University of Colorado Museum,
American. Based on the ceramic types Mexico; Pueblo of San Felipe, New
Boulder, CO
and architecture, Pecos Pueblo was Mexico; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, New
AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. occupied from approximately A.D. Mexico; Pueblo of San Juan, New
ACTION: Notice. 1100–1700. Historic records document Mexico; Pueblo of Sandia, New Mexico;
occupation at the site until Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico;
Notice is here given in accordance approximately A.D. 1838 when the last Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico;
with the Native American Graves inhabitants left the Pecos Pueblo and Pueblo of Santo Domingo, New Mexico;
Protection and Repatriation Act moved to the Pueblo of Jemez. Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico; Pueblo of
(NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the In 1936, an Act of Congress Tesuque, New Mexico; Pueblo of Zia,
completion of an inventory of human recognized the Pueblo of Jemez as a New Mexico; Southern Ute Indian Tribe
remains in the possession of the ‘‘consolidation’’ and ‘‘merger’’ of the of the Southern Ute Reservation,
University of Colorado Museum, Pecos Pueblo and Pueblo of Jemez. All Colorado; Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute
Boulder, CO. The human remains were property, rights, titles, interests, and
Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New
removed from San Miguel County, NM. claims of both Pueblos were
This notice is published as part of the Mexico & Utah; Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo
consolidated under the Pueblo of Jemez.
National Park Service’s administrative of Texas; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni
Additional evidence supporting a
responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 Reservation, New Mexico that this
shared group identity between the
U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations notice has been published.
descendants of the Pecos and Jemez
in this notice are the sole responsibility pueblos emerges in numerous aspects of Dated: August 23, 2006
of the museum, institution, or Federal present-day Jemez life and are C. Timothy McKeown,
agency that has control of the Native documented in a 1992–1993 study, Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
American human remains. The National entitled ‘‘Pecos Ethnographic Project.’’ [FR Doc. E6–14934 Filed 9–8–06; 8:45 am]
Park Service is not responsible for the Furthermore, during consultation, BILLING CODE 4312–50–S
determinations in this notice. official representatives of the Pueblo of
A detailed assessment of the human Jemez provided oral testimony
remains was made by University of supporting a shared group identity DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Colorado Museum professional staff in between the two pueblos. Based on
consultation with representatives of the archeological, historical documents, National Park Service
Hopi Tribe of Arizona; Navajo Nation, Federal legislation, consultation, and
Arizona, New Mexico & Utah; Pueblo of ethnographic evidence the descendants Notice of Inventory Completion:
Acoma, New Mexico; Pueblo of Cochiti, of the Pecos Pueblo are members of the University of North Carolina at Chapel
New Mexico; Pueblo of Isleta, New Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico. Hill, Research Laboratories of
Mexico; Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico; Officials of the University of Colorado Archaeology, Chapel Hill, NC
Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico; Pueblo Museum have determined that, AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.
of Nambe, New Mexico; Pueblo of pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the
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ACTION: Notice.
Picuris, New Mexico; Pueblo of human remains described above
Pojoaque, New Mexico; Pueblo of San represent the physical remains of three Notice is here given in accordance
Felipe, New Mexico; Pueblo of San individuals of Native American with the Native American Graves
Ildefonso, New Mexico; Pueblo of San ancestry. Officials of the University of Protection and Repatriation Act
Juan, New Mexico; Pueblo of Sandia, Colorado Museum also have determined (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the

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completion of an inventory of human archeologist from the University of In 1964, human remains representing
remains and associated funerary objects North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Research a minimum of three individuals were
in the control of the University of North Laboratories of Archaeology. No known removed from the Rea No. 2 site
Carolina at Chapel Hill, Research individuals were identified. Four (44Hr18) on the North Mayo River near
Laboratories of Archaeology, Chapel associated funerary objects were Spencer, Henry County, VA, by
Hill, NC. The human remains and retained by the landowner and the members of the Patrick Henry Chapter
associated funerary objects were highway project supervisor. The of the Archeological Society of Virginia.
removed from Gaston, Randolph, remaining two associated funerary In 1983, the human remains and
Rockingham, and Stokes Counties, NC, objects are one stone discoidal and one associated funerary objects were
and Henry County, VA. stone spud. donated to the University of North
This notice is published as part of the Based on archeological context, the Carolina at Chapel Hill, Research
National Park Service’s administrative human remains have been identified as Laboratories of Archaeology. No known
responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 Native American. The geographic individuals were identified. The three
U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations location of the Hardins site is within the associated funerary objects are two clay
in this notice are the sole responsibility traditional territory of the Catawba; pots and one lot of shell bead fragments.
of the museum, institution, or Federal however, the associated artifacts Based on archeological context, the
agency that has control of the Native indicate that the site was probably human remains have been identified as
American human remains and abandoned by A.D. 1500. Accordingly, Native American for the three sites
associated funerary objects. The the human remains are identified as described above. Associated artifacts
National Park Service is not responsible likely culturally affiliated with the and the geographic location of the
for the determinations in this notice. present-day Catawba Indian Nation. Madison Cemetery, Early Upper
A detailed assessment of the human In 1966 and 1967, human remains Saratown, and Rea No. 2 sites indicate
remains was made by University of representing a minimum of 51 that the three sites belong to the
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Research individuals were removed from the Saratown phase, approximately A.D.
Laboratories of Archaeology Madison Cemetery site (31Rk6) on the 1450–1710. The Saratown phase is
professional staff in consultation with Dan River near Madison, Rockingham associated with the Sara tribe, which
representatives of the Catawba Indian County, NC, during excavations by merged with the Catawba in the 18th
Nation; Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma; avocational archeologists. In 1983, the century. Because the human remains are
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of human remains and associated funerary not from a historically identified Sara
North Carolina; North Carolina objects were donated to the University village, they are identified as likely
Commission of Indian Affairs; Tuscarora of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, culturally affiliated with the present-day
Nation of New York; and United Research Laboratories of Archaeology. Catawba Indian Nation.
Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in No known individuals were identified. Between 1972 and 1981, human
Oklahoma. The 102 associated funerary objects are remains representing a minimum of 105
36 lots of glass beads and bead individuals were removed from Upper
In 1938, human remains representing fragments, 27 lots of tubular copper Saratown (31Sk1a) on the Dan River
a minimum of two individuals were beads and tinklers, 10 lots of twine and near Walnut Cove, Stokes County, NC,
removed from the Brick Yard site sinew, 7 copper ornaments, 4 lots of during a long-term excavation by
(31Rd3) on Cable Creek near Asheboro, sheet-copper fragments, 3 lots of shell archeologists from the University of
Randolph County, NC, during a salvage beads, 3 fragments of split-cane matting, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Research
excavation by an archeologist from the 3 clay pots, 2 clay pipes, 1 stone cup, Laboratories of Archaeology. No known
University of North Carolina at Chapel 1 stone pipe, 1 stone discoidal, 1 iron individuals were identified. The 488
Hill, Research Laboratories of tool, 1 gun sideplate, 1 iron spike, and associated funerary objects are 305 lots
Archaeology. No known individuals 1 unidentifiable fragmented metal of glass beads, 30 lots of copper beads,
were identified. The nine associated object. 24 lots of shell beads, 23 lots of copper
funerary objects are two lots of glass Between the 1960s and 1981, human bells and bell fragments, 11 lots of
beads, one lot of copper fragments, one remains representing a minimum of 21 copper fragments, 10 lots of bark or
chipped stone drill, two fragmented individuals were removed from Early leather fragments, 8 lots of copper
bone tools, two chipped stone blades, Upper Saratown (31Sk1) on the Dan ornaments and ornament fragments, 8
and one lead ball. River near Walnut Cove, Stokes County, lots of matting fragments, 6 lots of
Based on archeological context, the NC. Seven of the individuals were copper rings and ring fragments, 4 lots
human remains have been identified as found in the late 1960s by avocational of copper hairpipes, 2 lots of bone
Native American. Associated artifacts archeologists and given to the beads, 2 lots of glass fragments, 1 lot of
and the geographic location of the University of North Carolina at Chapel wood fragments, 11 clay pipes, 6 copper
human remains indicate that they Hill in 1983. The remaining 14 gorgets, 4 clay pots, 3 animal bones, 3
belong to the Caraway phase, individuals were removed during the iron objects, 4 shell pins, 2 cordage
approximately A.D. 1450–1710, which course of a long-term excavation by fragments, 2 ground stones, 2 iron
is associated with the Keyauwee tribe, archeologists from the University of knives, 2 iron scissors, 2 metal spoons,
which merged with the Catawba in the North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Research 1 soil pedestal with preserved
18th century. The human remains are Laboratories of Archaeology. No known beadwork, 1 bone pin, 1 clay dipper, 1
identified as likely culturally affiliated individuals were identified. The 73 unidentified copper and wood object, 1
with the present-day Catawba Indian associated funerary objects are 36 lots of copper button, 1 iron hoe, 1 lead shot,
Nation. shell beads, 17 lots of bone beads, 2 lots 1 mouth harp (fragmented), 1 safety pin
In 1966, human remains representing of glass beads, 2 lots of copper beads, 1 fragment, 1 scraper, 1 stone celt, 1 stone
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a minimum of two individuals were lot of pearl beads, 1 lot of mica disks, drill, and 1 turtle shell cup.
removed from the Hardins site (31Gs29) 1 lot of cane matting fragments, 3 shell In 1967, human remains representing
on the South Fork Catawba River near gorgets, 3 clay pots, 3 bone awls, 1 a minimum of three individuals were
Hardins, Gaston County, NC, during copper ornament, 1 shell scraper, 1 clay removed from the William Kluttz site
highway salvage excavations by an pipe fragment, and 1 bead-making kit. (31Sk6), Stokes County, NC, during an

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archeological reconnaissance by University of North Carolina at Chapel Society of Wisconsin (also known as
archeologists from the University of Hill also have determined that, pursuant Wisconsin Historical Society), Burial
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Research to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the 723 objects Sites Office, Madison, WI. The human
Laboratories of Archaeology. The site described above are reasonably believed remains and cultural items were
had undergone looting and the to have been placed with or near removed from LaCrosse County, WI.
archeological reconnaissance was individual human remains at the time of This notice is published as part of the
conducted to assess the extent of death or later as part of the death rite National Park Service’s administrative
damage at the site. No known or ceremony. Lastly, officials of the responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25
individuals were identified. There is no University of North Carolina at Chapel U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations
evidence that the cultural items Hill have determined that, pursuant to in this notice are the sole responsibility
collected from the William Kluttz site 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a of the museum, institution, or Federal
were found in direct association with relationship of shared group identity agency that has control of the Native
any of the removed human remains, but that can be reasonably traced between American human remains and
it is reasonable to believe that they are the Native American human remains associated funerary objects. The
funerary objects. The six funerary and associated funerary objects and the National Park Service is not responsible
objects are two lots of glass beads, one Catawba Indian Nation. for the determinations in this notice.
lot of shell beads, and three wire Representatives of any other Indian This notice corrects a previously
bracelets. tribe that believes itself to be culturally published notice by increasing the
In 1988, human remains representing affiliated with the human remains and number of human remains from 46 to 48
a minimum of 14 individuals were associated funerary objects should and the number of associated funerary
removed from the William Kluttz site contact Vincas P. Steponaitis, Director, objects from 38 to 39.
(31Sk6), Stokes County, NC, during Research Laboratories of Archaeology, In the Federal Register of March 26,
excavations by archeologists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel 1999, FR Doc. 99–7502 (pages 14757
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599–3120, and 14758), paragraph number three is
Hill, Research Laboratories of telephone (919) 962–3846, before corrected by substituting the following
Archaeology. No known individuals October 11, 2006. Repatriation of the paragraph:
were identified. The 36 associated During 1989–1991, human remains
human remains and associated funerary
funerary objects are 9 lots of glass beads, representing a minimum of 48
objects to the Catawba Indian Nation
5 lots of shell beads, 6 lots of brass individuals were recovered from the
may proceed after that date if no
buttons, 3 lots of unidentified iron Gunderson Clinic site (47–Lc–0394) by
additional claimants come forward.
objects and fragments, 3 leather The University of North Carolina at field crews of the Mississippi Valley
fragments, 2 lead shot, 2 iron nails, 2 Chapel Hill is responsible for notifying Archeological Center during parking lot
iron knives, 1 wire bracelet, 1 glass the Catawba Indian Nation; Cherokee expansion of the Gunderson Clinic,
fragment, 1 brass buckle and loop, and Nation, Oklahoma; Eastern Band of LaCrosse, WI. No known individuals
1 flintlock pistol. Cherokee Indians of North Carolina; were identified. The 39 associated
In 1988, human remains representing North Carolina Commission of Indian funerary objects are 8 ceramic pots and
a minimum of one individual were Affairs; Tuscarora Nation of New York; sherds; 10 projectile points; 13 tools,
removed from Lower Saratown (31Rk1), and United Keetoowah Band of including knives, scrapers, awls, and
on the Dan River near Eden, Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma that this modified flakes; 3 shells; 2 copper
Rockingham County, NC, during an notice has been published. fragments; 1 mammal bone; and 2
excavation by archeologists from the burned wood fragments.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Dated: August 21, 2006 Paragraph number five is corrected by
Hill, Research Laboratories of C. Timothy McKeown, substituting the following paragraph:
Archaeology. No known individual was Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Officials of the Wisconsin Historical
identified. The four associated funerary [FR Doc. E6–14935 Filed 9–8–06; 8:45 am] Society have determined that, pursuant
objects are three lots of copper beads BILLING CODE 4312–50–S to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human
and one lot of shell beads. remains described above represent the
Based on archeological context, the physical remains of 48 individuals of
human remains from the three sites DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Native American ancestry. Officials of
above have been identified as Native the Wisconsin Historical Society also
American. Associated artifacts and the National Park Service have determined that, pursuant to 25
geographic location of the Upper U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the 39 objects
Saratown, William Kluttz, and Lower Notice of Inventory Completion for described above are reasonably believed
Saratown sites indicate that the sites Native American Human Remains and to have been placed with or near
belong to the Saratown phase, Associated Funerary Objects from individual human remains at the time of
approximately A.D. 1450–1710, and are LaCrosse, Wisconsin, in the death or later as part of the death rite
historically documented villages of the Possession of the State Historical or ceremony. Lastly, officials of the
Sara tribe, which merged with the Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Wisconsin Historical Society have
Catawba in the 18th century. Correction determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C.
Accordingly, the human remains are AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. 3001 (2), there is a relationship of
identified as culturally affiliated with ACTION: Notice; correction. shared group identity that can be
the present-day Catawba Indian Nation. reasonably traced between the Native
Officials of the University of North Notice is here given in accordance American human remains and
Carolina at Chapel Hill have determined with the Native American Graves associated funerary objects and the Ho-
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that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), Protection and Repatriation Act Chunk Nation of Wisconsin and Iowa
the human remains described above (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the Tribe of Oklahoma.
represent the physical remains of a completion of an inventory of human Representatives of any other Indian
minimum of 202 individuals of Native remains and associated funerary objects tribe that believes itself to be culturally
American ancestry. Officials of the in the possession of the State Historical affiliated with the human remains and

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