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Federal Register / Vol. 65, No.

41 / Wednesday, March 1, 2000 / Notices 11077

Dated: February 9, 2000. Choctaw individuals from Georgia. Notice is hereby given in accordance
Francis P. McManamon, Representatives of the Jena Band of with provisions of the Native American
Departmental Consulting Archeologist, Choctaw Indians, Louisiana and the Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
Manager, Archeology and Ethnography Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians of (NAGPRA), 43 CFR 10.9, of the
Program. Mississippi have indicated they were completion of an inventory of human
[FR Doc. 00–4828 Filed 2–29–00; 8:45 am] not part of those population movements. remains from Kansas in the possession
BILLING CODE 4310–70–F Based on consultation evidence, the of the Peabody Museum of Natural
condition of the human remains, and History (Yale Peabody Museum), Yale
the occupation of this region by University, New Haven, CT.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Choctaw people, these human remains A detailed assessment of the human
have been affiliated solely with the remains was made by Yale Peabody
National Park Service Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Museum professional staff in
Notice of Inventory Completion for Based on the above mentioned consultation with representatives of the
Native American Human Remains from information, officials of the Peabody Pawnee Indian Tribe of Oklahoma.
Georgia in the Possession of the Museum of Arhcaeology and In 1873, human remains representing
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography have determined that, two individuals recovered from the
Ethnology, Harvard University, pursuant to 43 CFR 10.2 (d)(1), the upper fork of the Solomon River,
Cambridge, MA human remains listed above represent Kansas, were donated to the Yale
the physical remains of one individual Peabody Museum by Joseph Savage. No
AGENCY: National Park Service. of Native American ancestry. Officials of known individuals were identified. No
ACTION: Notice. the Peabody Museum of Archaeology associated funerary objects are present.
and Ethnography have also determined Based on documentary evidence and
Notice is hereby given in accordance that, pursuant to 43 CFR 10.2 (e), there consultation with representatives of the
with provisions of the Native American is a relationship of shared group Pawnee Indian Tribe, these individuals
Graves Protection and Repatriation Act identity which can be reasonably traced have been determined to be Native
(NAGPRA), 43 CFR 10.9, of the between these Native American human American. Based on geographic origin of
completion of an inventory of human remains and the Choctaw Nation of these human remains, published
remains from Georgia in the possession Oklahoma.
of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology accounts of the traditional territory of
This notice has been sent to officials the Pawnee, and historical information
and Ethnology, Harvard University, of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; the
Cambridge, MA. provided by the Pawnee Indian Tribe of
Jena Band of Choctaw Indians, Oklahoma, the preponderance of the
A detailed assessment of the human
Louisiana; and the Mississippi Band of evidence for cultural affiliation of these
remains was made by the Peabody
Choctaw Indians, Mississippi. human remains has been determined to
Museum of Arhcaeology and
Representatives of any other Indian tribe be with the Pawnee Indian Tribe of
Ethnography professional staff in
that believes itself to be culturally Oklahoma.
consultation with representatives of the
affiliated with these human remains and Based on the above mentioned
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; the Jena
associated funerary objects should information, officials of the Yale
Band of Choctaw Indians, Louisiana;
contact Barbara Isaac, Repatriation Peabody Museum have determined that,
and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw
Coordinator, Peabody Museum of pursuant to 43 CFR 10.2 (d)(1), the
Indians, Mississippi.
In 1959, human remains representing Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard human remains listed above represent
one individual were permanently University, 11 Divinity Ave., the physical remains of two individuals
loaned to the Peabody Museum by the Cambridge, MA 02138; telephone: (617) of Native American ancestry. Officials of
Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard 495–2254, before March 31, 2000. the Yale Peabody Museum have
Medical School. No known individual Repatriation of the human remains to determined that, pursuant to 43 CFR
was identified. No associated funerary the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma may 10.2 (e), there is a relationship of shared
objects are present. begin after that date if no additional group identity which can be reasonably
Based on museum documentation, claimants come forward. traced between these Native American
these human remains are believed to Dated: February 9, 2000. human remains and the Pawnee Indian
have been collected from an unknown Francis P. McManamon, Tribe of Oklahoma.
location in Georgia, possibly by an Departmental Consulting Archeologist, This notice has been sent to officials
individual names Hoyt. Museum Manager, Archeology and Ethnography of the Pawnee Indian Tribe of
documentation further describes these Program. Oklahoma. Representatives of any other
human remains as Choctaw. The [FR Doc. 00–4826 Filed 2–29–00; 8:45 am] Indian tribe that believes itself to be
attribution of such a specific cultural BILLING CODE 4310–70–F culturally affiliated with these human
affiliation to these human remains remains and associated funerary objects
indicates that the interment post-dates should contact Dr. Richard Burger,
sustained contact between indigenous DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Director, Yale Peabody Museum of
groups and Europeans beginning in the Natural History, 170 Whitney Avenue,
17th century. National Park Service P.O. Box 208118, New Haven, CT
Although these human remains were 06520–8118; telephone: (203) 432–3752,
from an area commonly thought to be Notice of Inventory Completion for before March 31, 2000. Repatriation of
outside traditional Choctaw territory, Native American Human Remains from the human remains to the Pawnee
oral traditions and historic evidence Kansas in the Possession of the Indian Tribe of Oklahoma may begin
support cultural affiliation with the Peabody Museum of Natural History, after that date if no additional claimants
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Yale University, New Haven, CT come forward.
Representatives of the Choctaw Nation AGENCY: National Park Service The National Park Service is not
of Oklahoma have described wide- responsible for the determinations
ACTION: Notice
ranging population movements by within this notice.

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11078 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 41 / Wednesday, March 1, 2000 / Notices

Dated: February 9, 2000. At an unknown date, human remains Based on skeletal morphology, this
Francis P. McManamon, representing 16 individuals were individual has been identified as Native
Departmental Consulting Archeologist, recovered from the Quarry site (Msv American. Based on site location and
Manager, Archeology and Ethnography 004) near Stockbridge, Madison County, continuities of material culture, the
Program. NY by person(s) unknown. In 1979, Sterling site has been identified as an
[FR Doc. 00–4825 Filed 2–29–00; 8:45 am] these human remains were donated to Oneida occupation dating to c. 1750–
BILLING CODE 4310–70–F the Rochester Museum and Science 10.21767 A.D.
Center by Gilbert Hagerty. No known
Based on the above mentioned
individuals were identified. The 39
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR associated funerary objects include a information, officials of the Rochester
chert chunk, brass fragments, a brass Museum and Science Center have
National Park Service bead, a shell claw pendant, cut bone, determined that, pursuant to 43 CFR
charred maize kernels, and pottery 10.2(d)(1), the human remains listed
Notice of Inventory Completion for above represent the physical remains of
sherds.
Native American Human Remains and 25 individuals of Native American
Based on the associated funerary
Associated Funerary Objects From ancestry. Officials of the Rochester
objects and skeletal morphology, these
Madison and Oneida Counties, NY in Museum and Science Center have also
individuals have been determined to be
the Possession of the Rochester determined that, pursuant to 43 CFR
Native American. Based on the type of
Museum and Science Center, 10.2(d)(2), the 45 objects listed above
associated funerary objects, site
Rochester, NY are reasonably believed to have been
location, and condition of the human
AGENCY: National Park Service. remains, the Quarry site has been placed with or near individual human
identified as an Oneida occupation remains at the time of death or later as
ACTION: Notice.
dating to c. 1640–1650 A.D. part of the death rite or ceremony.
Notice is hereby given in accordance At an unknown date, human remains Lastly, officials of the Rochester
with provisions of the Native American representing three individuals were Museum and Science Center have
Graves Protection and Repatriation Act recovered from the Sullivan site (Ond determined that, pursuant to 43 CFR
(NAGPRA), 43 CFR 10.9, of the 003) near Stockbridge, Madison County, 10.2(e), there is a relationship of shared
completion of an inventory of human NY by person(s) unknown. In 1979, group identity which can be reasonably
remains and associated funerary objects these human remains were donated to traced between these Native American
from Madison County, NY in the the Rochester Museum and Science human remains and associated funerary
possession of the Rochester Museum Center by Gilbert Hagerty. No known objects and the Oneida Nation of New
and Science Center, Rochester, NY. individuals were identified. No York and the Oneida Tribe of
A detailed assessment of the human associated funerary objects are present. Wisconsin.
remains was made by Rochester Based on skeletal morphology, these
This notice has been sent to officials
Museum and Science Center individuals have been identified as
of the Cayuga Nation of New York, the
professional staff in consultation with Native American. Based on excavation
Oneida Nation of New York, the Oneida
representatives of the Cayuga Nation of reports, site location, condition of the
Tribe of Wisconsin, the Onondaga
New York, the Oneida Nation of New human remains, and continuities of
material culture, the Sullivan site has Nation of New York, the Seneca Nation
York, the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin,
the Onondaga Nation of New York, the been identified as an Oneida occupation of New York, the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe
Seneca Nation of New York, the Seneca- dating to c. 1660–1677 A.D. of Oklahoma, the St. Regis Band of
Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma, the St. Regis At an unknown date, human remains Mohawk Indians of New York, the
Band of Mohawk Indians of New York, representing three individuals were Stockbridge-Munsee Community of
the Stockbridge-Munsee Community of recovered from the Thurston site (Msv Mohican Indians of Wisconsin, the
Mohican Indians of Wisconsin, the 001), Eaton Township, Madison County, Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians of
Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians of NY by Herbert Bigford, who donated New York, and the Tuscarora Nation of
New York, and the Tuscarora Nation of these human remains to the Rochester New York. Representatives of any other
New York. Museum and Science Center in 1945. Indian tribe that believes itself to be
At an unknown date, human remains No known individuals were identified. culturally affiliated with these human
representing two individuals were No associated funerary objects are remains and associated funerary objects
recovered from the Deraway site (Msv present. should contact Connie Bodner,
005) near Stockbridge, Madison County, Based on skeletal morphology, these NAGPRA Liaison, Rochester Museum
NY by person(s) unknown. In 1979, individuals have been identified as and Science Center, 657 East Avenue,
these human remains were donated to Native American. Based on site location Rochester, NY 14607–2177; telephone:
the Rochester Museum and Science and continuities of material culture, the (716) 271–4552, ext. 345, before March
Center by Gilbert Hagerty. No known Thurston site has been identified as an 31, 2000. Repatriation of the human
individuals were identified. The six Oneida occupation dating to c. 1625– remains and associated funerary objects
associated funerary objects include 1637 A.D. to the Oneida Nation of New York may
blanket fragments, chert flakes, and a At an unknown date, human remains begin after that date if no additional
perforated cut brass fragment. representing one individual were claimants come forward.
Based on skeletal morphology and the recovered from the Sterling site, in
Dated: February 23, 2000.
associated funerary objects, these Verona, Madison County, NY by
individuals have been identified as person(s) unknown. In 1979, these Francis P. McManamon,
Native American. Based on site location human remains were donated to the Departmental Consulting Archeologist,
and continuities of material culture, the Rochester Museum and Science Center Manager, Archeology and Ethnography
Deraway site has been identified as an by Gilbert Hagerty. No known Program.
Oneida occupation dating to c. 1696– individual was identified. No associated [FR Doc. 00–4827 Filed 2–29–00; 8:45 am]
1720 A.D. funerary objects are present. BILLING CODE 4310–70–F

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