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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service
 
Notice of Inventory Completion: Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA and State Historical 
Society of Iowa, Des Moines, IA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.
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    This notice is published as part of the National Park Service's 
administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C 3003 (d)(3). The 
determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the 
museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the Native 
American human remains and associated funerary objects. The National 
Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice.
    A detailed assessment of the human remains and associated funerary 
objects was made by the Office of the State Archaeologist, University 
of Iowa professional staff in consultation with representatives of the 
Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of 
South Dakota; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and 
Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the 
State of Minnesota; Omaha Tribe of Nebraska; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of 
Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians 
of Oklahoma; Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Ponca Tribe of 
Nebraska; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Sac & Fox Tribe of 
the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas; Sac & 
Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton 
Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Three Affiliated 
Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota; Winnebago Tribe 
of Nebraska; Yankton Sioux of South Dakota; and the Mendota Mdewakanton 
Dakota Community, a non-federally recognized Indian group.
    In 1937, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from an unknown bluff north of the Yellow River in 
Allamakee County, IA, by Harrison Toney. At an unknown date, the human 
remains were donated to the State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1034). 
No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bones (BP1034). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1936, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13AM81, Allamakee County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1038). No known individual was identified. The three possible 
associated funerary objects are two sherds and one stone tool.
    The human remains from 13AM81 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context and association with diagnostic 
artifacts within a Late Woodland burial mound (BP1038).
    In 1936, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13AM86, Allamakee County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1045). No known individual was identified. The one possible 
associated funerary object is a potsherd.
    The human remains from 13AM86 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context and possible association with a 
diagnostic artifact within a Woodland burial mound (BP1045).
    In 1929, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a rock shelter, 13AM96, Allamakee County, IA, by 
Ellison Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains 
became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1039). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM96 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall bone condition (BP1039). These human 
remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1934 and 1936, human remains representing a minimum of four 
individuals were excavated from mounds at 13AM104, Allamakee County, 
IA, by Ellison Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human 
remains became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society 
of Iowa (BP1040). No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM104 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1040).
    In 1936, human remains representing a minimum of 10 individuals 
were excavated from mounds at 13AM105, Allamakee County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1041). No known individuals were identified. The one possible 
associated funerary object is a sherd.
    The human remains from 13AM105 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context and association with a diagnostic 
artifact within a Woodland burial mound (BP1041).
    In 1934 and 1936, human remains representing a minimum of 17 
individuals were excavated from mounds at 13AM108, Allamakee County, 
IA, by Ellison Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human 
remains became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society 
of Iowa (BP1042). No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM108 have been identified as Native 
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based on their context within a Woodland burial mound (BP1042).
    In 1936, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13AM116, Allamakee County, IA, by 
Ellison Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains 
became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1043). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM116 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound (BP1043)
    In 1934, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13AM120, Allamakee County, IA, by 
Ellison Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains 
became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1044). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM120 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1044).
    In 1934, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13AM160, Allamakee County, IA, by 
Ellison Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains 
became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1046). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM160 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1046).
    In 1926, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were collected from the surface at 13BV24, Buena Vista County, IA, by 
Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became part of the Keyes 
Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1048). No known 
individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13BV24 have been identified as Native 
American based upon the overall condition of the bone (BP1048). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1905, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were collected from a mound in an unknown location near Washta, 
Cherokee County, IA, by G.G. Wheat. Sometime prior to 1950, the human 
remains were donated to the State Historical Society of Iowa and became 
part of the Keyes Collection (BP1049). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bones (BP1049). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13CN7, Clinton County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1054). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13CN7 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1054).
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of three individuals 
were excavated from mounds at 13CT44, Clayton County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1051). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13CT44 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1051).
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13CT66, Clayton County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1052). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13CT66 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1052).
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of nine individuals 
were excavated from mounds at 13CT166, Clayton County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1053). No known individuals were identified. The eight associated 
funerary objects are four stone tools, one modified bone, and three 
shell fragments.
    The human remains from 13CT166 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1053).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were excavated from a mound at 13CW7, Chickasaw County, IA, 
by Clement L. Webster. At an unknown date, the human remains were 
donated to the State Historical Society of Iowa and became part of the 
Keyes Collection (BP1050). No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13CW7 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1050).
    In 1904, human remains representing a minimum of 22 individuals 
were excavated from a mound at 13DK39, Dickinson County, IA, by Duren 
Ward. At an unknown date, the human remains became part of the Keyes 
Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1055). No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13DK39 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1055).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were reportedly collected from a burial mound near Charles 
City, Floyd County, IA, by Clement L. Webster. In 1927, the human 
remains became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society 
of Iowa (BP1057). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    These human remains have been identified as Native American based 
on their reported context within a Woodland burial mound (BP1057).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of five 
individuals were reportedly collected from a burial mound near the town 
of Floyd, Floyd County, IA, by Clement L. Webster. In 1927, the human 
remains became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society 
of Iowa (BP1107). No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
their reported context within a Woodland burial mound (BP1107).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were collected from a mound at 13FD2, Floyd County, IA, by 
Clement L. Webster. In 1927, the human remains became part of the Keyes 
Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1058). No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13FD2 have been identified as Native 
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based on their context within a Woodland burial mound (BP1058).
    In 1883, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were collected from an unknown location in Fremont County, IA, by 
Ernest O. Svenson. At an unknown date, the human remains were donated 
to the State Historical Society of Iowa and became part of the Keyes 
Collection (BP1059). No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bones (BP1059). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In the late 1800s, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were excavated from a mound at 13FT2, Fayette County, IA, by 
F.J. Becker. In 1930, the human remains were donated to the State 
Historical Society of Iowa and became part of the Keyes Collection 
(BP1056). In 1927, human remains representing eight individuals were 
excavated from mounds at this site by Ellison Orr under the supervision 
of Charles R. Keyes. These human remains also became part of the Keyes 
Collection. No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13FT2 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1056).
    Sometime probably prior to 1921, human remains representing a 
minimum of one individual were excavated from an unknown location near 
the town of Humboldt, Humboldt County, IA, by G.G. Wheat. Sometime 
prior to 1950, the human remains were donated to the State Historical 
Society of Iowa and became part of the Keyes Collection (BP1061). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1061). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1938, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13HM1, Hamilton County, IA, by Mildred 
Mott (Wedel) under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains 
became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1060). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13HM1 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1060).
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of three individuals 
were excavated from mounds at 13JK11, Jackson County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1062). No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JK11 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1062).
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were collected from mounds at 13JK14, Jackson County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr. The human remains became part of the Keyes Collection, State 
Historical Society of Iowa (BP1063). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JK14 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1063).
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13JK17, Jackson County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1064). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JK17 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1064).
    In 1925, human remains representing a minimum of 14 individuals 
were excavated from a rock shelter, 13JN10, Jones County, IA, by Frank 
L. Baldwin and Albert E. Coe. In the 1920s, the human remains were 
donated to the State Historical Society of Iowa and became part of the 
Keyes Collection (BP1066). No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JN10 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a rock shelter where Woodland 
period artifacts were also found (BP1066).
    Sometime between 1925 and 1928, human remains representing a 
minimum of one individual were excavated from a rock shelter, 13JN11, 
Jones County, IA, by Albert E. Coe. In 1928, the human remains were 
donated to the State Historical Society of Iowa and became part of the 
Keyes Collection (BP1067). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JN11 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a rock shelter where Woodland 
period artifacts were also found (BP1067).
    In 1938, human remains representing a minimum of 10 individuals 
were excavated from mounds at 13ML49, Mills County, IA, by Ellison Orr 
under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became part 
of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1069). No 
known individuals were identified. The one possible associated funerary 
object is a shell fragment.
    The human remains from 13ML49 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1069).
    In 1938, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from a mound at 13ML117, Mills County, IA, by Ellison 
Orr under the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became 
part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa 
(BP1070). No known individual was identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13ML117 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1070).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were collected from the surface of 13ML184, Mills County, 
IA, by Paul Rowe. At an unknown date, the human remains were donated to 
the State Historical Society of Iowa and became part of the Keyes 
Collection (BP1076). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13ML184 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1076).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were collected from the surface along the banks of Little 
Pony Creek, in the vicinity of 13ML203 and 13ML220, Mills County, IA, 
by Paul Rowe. At an unknown date, the human remains were donated to the 
State Historical Society of Iowa and became part of the Keyes 
Collection (BP1075). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1075). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.

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    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were collected from the general mound surface of 13ML247, 
Mills County, IA, by Paul Rowe. In 1937, the human remains were donated 
to the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa. In 1938, 
human remains representing a minimum of one individual were excavated 
from a mound at the site by Ellison Orr under the direction of Charles 
R. Keyes. The human remains became part of the Keyes Collection, State 
Historical Society of Iowa (BP1074, 1077). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13ML247 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound (BP1074, 
1077).
    In 1939, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from 13PM1, Plymouth County, IA, by Ellison Orr under 
the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became part of the 
Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1078). No known 
individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13PM1 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1078). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1929 or 1933, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were collected from the surface of 13PM5, Plymouth County, 
IA, by Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became part of the Keyes 
Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1080). No known 
individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13PM5 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone and their presence 
on the surface of a Woodland site (BP1080).
    In 1926, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were collected from the surface of 13PM20, Plymouth County, IA, by 
Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became part of the Keyes 
Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1082). No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13PM20 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bones (BP1082). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1934, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were excavated from 13PM30, Plymouth County, IA, by Ellison Orr under 
the direction of Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became part of the 
Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1081). No known 
individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13PM30 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1081). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1924, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were exposed by a road cut across a possible mound, 13PW43, 
Pottawattamie County, IA. Charles R. Keyes was present at the site and 
is assumed to have collected the remains. The human remains became part 
of the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1083). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13PW43have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1083). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1925, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were collected from the surface of 13WD60, Woodbury County, IA, by 
Charles R. Keyes. The human remains became part of the Keyes 
Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1084). No known 
individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains collected at 13WD60 have been identified as 
Native American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1084). 
These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1922, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were collected during road construction at an unknown location in Worth 
County, IA, by E.E. Brown. In 1927, the human remains were donated to 
the Keyes Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa (BP1085). No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
osteological evidence and the overall condition of the bones (BP1085). 
These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were collected from an unknown location in northern Iowa, 
possibly Chickasaw, Bremer, or Floyd Counties, by Otho Laird. In 1949, 
the human remains became part of the Keyes Collection, State Historical 
Society of Iowa (BP1087). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1087). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1992, human remains representing a minimum of four individuals 
were recovered during earthmoving work at a private campground, 
Dickinson County, IA. The human remains were transferred to the Office 
of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP596). No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    Archeological investigations suggested the human remains were 
deposited several years earlier as a result of earthmoving work and had 
probably come from a nearby burial mound, 13DK39 (BP596). The human 
remains have been identified as Native American based on the overall 
condition of the bones and their probable context within a Woodland 
burial mound.
    In 1973, human remains representing a minimum of three individuals 
were recovered during excavations at 13CK405, Cherokee County, IA. All 
of the materials from the excavations reposed at the Office of the 
State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP928). In 1996, three 
deciduous teeth were discovered in the collections and identified as 
human. No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary 
objects are present.
    The human remains from 13CK405 have been identified as Native 
American based on their archeological context in an Early Archaic 
component of the site (BP928).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered on a sandbar along the Skunk River, north of 
Ames, Story County, IA, by a local resident. In 1967, the resident gave 
the materials to the Iowa State University Archaeological Laboratory, 
Ames, IA. In 1996, the Iowa State University Archaeological Laboratory 
transferred the human remains to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP945). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
osteological evidence and overall bone condition (BP945). These human

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remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In the 1960s or 1970s, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were recovered from a possible mound near Ridgeport, Boone 
County, IA, by unknown individuals from Iowa State University, Ames, 
IA. At an unknown date, the human remains were transferred to the Boone 
County Historical Museum. In 1996, the remains were found in the Boone 
County Historical Museum, identified as human, and transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP962). The 
location of any other human remains from this site is unknown. No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
their reported context within a Woodland burial mound (BP962).
    In 1996 and 1999, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were recovered from the eroding surface of 13WD27, Woodbury 
County, IA, by the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP980, 1357). No known individuals were identified. The six 
possible associated funerary objects are one sherd, one shell fragment, 
one modified shell fragment, and three shell beads.
    The human remains from 13WD27, as originally reported, have been 
reburied as part of the reburial of culturally unidentifiable human 
remains from Iowa, pursuant to an agreement approved by the NAGPRA 
Review Committee (BP980, 1357). Subsequently, additional human remains 
from this site were found in the collection. Whether they represent an 
additional number of individuals or belong to the individuals 
previously reported on the 1995 NAGPRA inventory is not known. The 
human remains have been identified as Native American based on the 
overall bone condition and their recovery from a Great Oasis site.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location, Louisa County, IA, by 
a Mr. Parsons. At an unknown date, Mr. Parsons donated his collections 
to the Louisa County Historical Museum, Wapello, IA. In 1996, the human 
remains were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP994). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The individual from this unknown location in Louisa County has been 
identified as Native American based on the overall condition of the 
bone (BP994). These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an 
archeological context.
    Between 1990 and 1994, excavations were conducted at 13LA12, Louisa 
County, IA, by University of Iowa Department of Anthropology field 
schools. The human remains from this site were originally reported in 
the 1995 NAGPRA inventory where they were determined to be culturally 
unidentifiable, and were reburied, pursuant to a disposition agreement 
approved by the NAGPRA Review Committee. In 1996, 1999, and 2000, 
fragments of human remains representing a minimum of 14 individuals, 
were identified during laboratory analysis. The human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1004, 1334, 1423). The remains of four individuals might belong 
to the group originally reported on the 1995 NAGPRA inventory. No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13 LA12 have been identified as Native 
American based on their archeological context in a Woodland habitation 
site.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered in a rock shelter, 13JN23, Jones County, IA, 
by a local resident. In 1996, the resident gave the materials to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1018, 1224). 
In 1998, limited archeological excavations were conducted at the site 
by University of Iowa Department of Anthropology and Department of 
Geology personnel. During laboratory analysis, human remains 
representing an additional six individuals were identified and 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist. No known 
individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13JN23 have been identified as Native 
American based on their archeological context within a Woodland site 
(BP1018, 1224).
    In 1996, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from a sandbar along Waterman Creek, O'Brien County, IA, 
by a local collector. That same year, the human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1032). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1032). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1996, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered during test excavations at 13JK220, Jackson County, IA, 
by Louis Berger Group, Inc. The human remains were identified during 
laboratory analysis and transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1091). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JK220 have been identified as Native 
American based on their recovery from a Late Archaic or Woodland 
archeological component and the overall bone condition (BP1091).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were recovered at an unknown location in northwest Iowa, 
possibly Buena Vista, Cherokee, or O'Brien Counties, IA, by a local 
collector. At an unknown date, the human remains were donated to the 
Buena Vista County Historical Society. In 1996, the human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1105). No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bones (BP1105). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1963, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from 13CA5, Cass County, IA, by a local resident. In 
1997, the human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1111). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13CA5 have been identified as Native 
American based on their probable archeological context within an 
Archaic site and the overall bone condition (BP1111).
    In 1977, excavations were conducted at 13DA11, Dallas County, IA, 
by the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. In 1997, 
two tooth fragments were found in the repository of the Office of the 
State Archaeologist and identified as probably human. At minimum, they 
represent one individual (BP1189). No known individual was identified. 
No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13DA11 have been identified as Native 
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within a Woodland or Great Oasis site (BP1189).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location in Allamakee County, 
IA, by Henry P. Field. At an unknown date, Dr. Field donated his 
collections to the Luther College Archaeological Laboratory, Decorah, 
IA. In 1988, the human remains were transferred to the Office of the 
State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, but were inadvertently left 
off the 1995 NAGPRA inventory (BP1190). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1190). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1998, human remains representing a minimum of six individuals 
were recovered during excavations at 13WD88, Woodbury County, IA, by 
the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1210). No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13WD88 have been identified as Native 
American based on their recovery from a Great Oasis habitation site 
(BP1210).
    In 1998, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from an eroding bluff face adjacent to an active quarry, 
13ML635, Mills County, IA, by a quarry employee, and during a follow-up 
investigation, by the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa. The human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist (BP1245). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13ML635 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1245). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1967, excavations were conducted at 13PM25, Plymouth County, IA, 
by the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. The human 
remains from this site were reported on the 1995 NAGPRA inventory where 
they were determined to be culturally unidentifiable and reburied, 
pursuant to a disposition agreement approved by the NAGPRA Review 
Committee. In 1998, three human bone fragments representing a minimum 
of two individuals were identified in the Office of the State 
Archaeologist repository (BP1247). They probably date to the 1967 
excavation. No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13PM25 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Great Oasis habitation site 
and the overall condition of the bones (BP1247).
    In 1935, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were excavated from a mound, 13JK17, Jackson County, IA, by Ellison Orr 
under the supervision of Charles R. Keyes. In 1999, the human remains 
were found in an attic at Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA, and were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1294). No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JK17 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1294).
    Sometime in the 1970s, human remains representing a minimum of four 
individuals were recovered at an unknown location in Woodbury County, 
IA, by an unknown individual. In 1999, a member of the Menominee Tribe 
of Wisconsin contacted the curator at the Milwaukee Public Museum 
concerning the human remains in the possession of an acquaintance. The 
tribal member requested the museum's assistance in returning the human 
remains to Iowa. In 1999, the human remains were transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1300). No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bones (BP1300). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In the early 1990s, human remains representing a minimum of four 
individuals were recovered from two unknown locations in Woodbury 
County, IA, by an unknown individual. In 1999, the human remains were 
turned over to the University of South Dakota Archaeology Laboratory, 
and subsequently transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP1309). No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bones (BP1309). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location, possibly Jackson or 
Jones County, IA, by Paul Sagers. In 1999, the human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1313). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1313). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1955, human remains were recovered from 13MN2, Monona County, 
IA, by the Sanford Museum, Cherokee, Cherokee County, IA. In 1999, 
human remains representing a minimum of one individual were found in 
the museum collections and transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1331). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13MN2 appear to be the missing cranial 
portions of a subadult reburied in 1988. These human remains have been 
identified as Native American based on their context within an Archaic 
burial site (BP1331).
    In 1999, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from the surface of 13IA5, Ida County, IA, by Dennis 
Laughlin. The human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1336). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13IA5 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall bone condition (BP1336). These human 
remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1999, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were found on a sandbar near the confluence of Beaver Creek and Soldier 
River, Crawford County, IA, by Dennis Laughlin. The human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1337). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1337). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1968, excavations were conducted at 13AM100, Allamakee County, 
IA, by a University of Iowa student. The collection reposed at the 
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State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. In 2000, several bone 
fragments in the repository collection were identified as possibly 
human, representing two individuals (BP1373). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM100 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound 
(BP1373).
    In 2000, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from the surface of 13WD13, Woodbury County, IA, by 
Louis Berger Group, Inc. The human remains were transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1397). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13WD13 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall bone condition (BP1397). These human 
remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location in Polk County, IA, by 
an unknown individual. In 2000, the human remains were transferred to 
the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1401). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1401). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location in Mills County, IA, 
by an unknown individual. In 2000, the human remains were transferred 
to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1414). 
No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains removed from this unknown location in Mills 
County have been identified as Native American based on the overall 
bone condition (BP1414). These human remains cannot be dated or 
identified with an archeological context.
    Sometime prior to 1926, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location in Mills County, IA, 
by an unknown individual. In 1926, the human remains were sent to the 
University of Iowa College of Dentistry. At an unknown date, much of 
the museum collection was put into storage, and its existence was 
forgotten. In 2000, the human remains were found and transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1446). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1446). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    Sometime prior to 1932, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were found at a gravel pit near the town of Humboldt, 
Humboldt County, IA, by an unknown individual. In 1932, the human 
remains were sent to the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. At an 
unknown date, much of the museum collection was put into storage, and 
its existence was forgotten. In 2000, the human remains were found and 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1447). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1447). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    Sometime prior to 1932, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were excavated from a bluff near Council Bluffs, 
Pottawattamie County, IA, by an unknown individual. In 1932, the human 
remains were sent to the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. At an 
unknown date, much of the museum collection was put into storage, and 
its existence was forgotten. In 2000, the human remains were found and 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1448). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1448). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location in Allamakee County, 
IA, by Henry P. Field. At an unknown date, Dr. Field donated the human 
remains to the Luther College Archaeological Laboratory, Decorah, IA. 
In 2001, the human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1472). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1472). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In or around 1937, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location within Iowa, by an 
unknown individual. In 2001, the human remains were transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1487). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
osteological evidence and the overall bone condition (BP1487). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1960, human remains representing a minimum of four individuals 
were recovered from the surface of 13HM10, Hamilton County, IA, by two 
unknown individuals. In 2002, the human remains were transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. Around 1970, 
human remains representing a minimum of four individuals were recovered 
from 13HM10 by Rex Hansman. In 2001, the human remains were transferred 
to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. Other 
human remains from 13HM10 were included in a 1995 NAGPRA inventory, and 
were determined to be culturally unidentifiable. They were reburied, 
pursuant to a disposition agreement approved by the NAGPRA Review 
Committee. Whether the human remains from 13HM10 reported in this 
notice represent additional individuals to those on the 1995 NAGPRA 
inventory is unknown (BP1500, 1602). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13HM10 have been identified as Native 
American based on their recovery from a prehistoric burial site 
(Archaic, Woodland, and Great Oasis) and the overall condition of the 
bones (BP1500, 1602).
    In the 1960s, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered near the town square, Fort Dodge, Webster 
County, IA, by city workers. The human remains were given to Rex 
Hansman. In 2001, the human remains were transferred to the Office of 
the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1501). No known 
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identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1501). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 2001, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from the Big Sioux River near Hawarden, Sioux County, 
IA, by an unknown individual. The human remains were transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1503). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1503). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from the surface of a rock shelter in an 
unknown location, Jackson County, IA, by the landowner. In 2001, the 
human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1540). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1540). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were recovered from the surface of 13PM81, Plymouth County, 
IA, by Paul Williams. In 2001, the human remains were transferred to 
the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1591). No 
known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1591). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1905, human remains representing a minimum of two individuals 
were recovered at 13SR206 during construction of a high school in Story 
County, IA, by unknown individuals. At an unknown date, the human 
remains were given to the local school. In 2003, the human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1641). No known individuals were identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13SR206 have been identified as Native 
American based on osteological evidence and the overall condition of 
the bones (BP1641). These human remains cannot be dated or identified 
with an archeological context.
    In 2003, human remains representing a minimum of four individuals 
were uncovered during earthmoving activities at 13CY52, Clay County, 
IA, by the landowner, and collected by the Clay County Sherriff's 
Office and the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa 
(BP1647). The human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist. No known individuals were identified. The 71 possibly 
associated funerary objects are 57 sherds, 2 projectile points, 10 
flakes, and 2 shell fragments.
    The human remains from 13CY52 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland site (BP1647).
    In 1970, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from the surface of 13LO414, Lyon County, IA, by the 
University of Nebraska Department of Anthropology. In 2003, the 
collection from this site was transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa, and several bone fragments were 
identified as human (BP1660). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13LO414 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bones (BP1660). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1970, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from the surface of 13LO421, Lyon County, IA, by 
University of Nebraska Department of Anthropology. In 2003, the 
collection from this site was transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa, where bone fragments were identified 
as human (BP1661). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13LO421 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bones (BP1661). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1966, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered at an unknown location, Allamakee County, IA, by Robert 
Stoddard. In the late 1990s or early 2000s, Mr. Stoddard donated his 
collections to the Luther College Archaeological Laboratory, Decorah, 
IA. In 2003, as the collections were being accessioned, the human 
remains were identified and transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1679). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1679). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from the surface of 13AM335 (formerly 
13AM208), Allamakee County, IA, by Henry P. Field. At an unknown date, 
Dr. Field donated the human remains to the Luther College 
Archaeological Laboratory, Decorah, IA. In 2003, the human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1680). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13AM335 have been identified as Native 
American based on their recovery from a Woodland site and the overall 
condition of the remains (BP1680). These human remains cannot be dated 
or identified with an archeological context.
    In 2003, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were exposed during house construction at 13DK109, Dickinson County, 
IA, and recovered by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office. The human 
remains were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP1707). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13DK109 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1707). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1977, excavations were conducted at 13JF52, Jefferson County, 
IA, by the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. In 
2003, two small bone fragments in the Office of the State Archaeologist 
repository collection were identified as probably human, representing a 
minimum of one individual (BP1717). No known individual was identified. 
No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13JF52 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context in a Woodland site and the overall 
condition of the bones (BP1717).
    In 2004, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
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found on a sandbar in the Maple River, Ida County, IA, by Dennis 
Laughlin. The human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1782). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
osteological evidence and the overall condition of the bone (BP1782). 
These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location in Iowa, possibly Lyon 
County, by an unknown individual. At an unknown date, the unknown 
individual's collections were donated to the Lyon County Conservation 
Board, IA. In 2004, four teeth in the collection were identified as 
human, and were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP1788). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the teeth (BP1788). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from the West Nishnabotna River, Mills 
County, IA, by John Boruff. In 2004, the human remains were transferred 
to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1797). 
No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
osteological evidence and the overall condition of the bone (BP1797). 
These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of two 
individuals were recovered at an unknown location, possibly a mound in 
Boone County, IA, by an unknown individual. At an unknown date, the 
human remains were donated to the Madrid Historical Society, Madrid, 
IA, and may have been part of the C.L. Lucas collection. In 2005, the 
human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1807). No known individuals were 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bones (BP1807). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at an unknown location, possibly in Hamilton 
County, IA, by an unknown individual. At an unknown date, the human 
remains were donated to Wilson Brewer Park, Hamilton County, IA. In 
2006, the human remains were transferred to the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1826). No known individual was 
identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP1826). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1979, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were removed from 13WN172, Winnebago County, IA, by Steve Lensink 
during archeological testing, but the human remains were not identified 
as such at that time. The collection from the site reposed at the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. In 2005, a bone 
fragment was identified as possibly human (BP1833). No known individual 
was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13WN172 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1833). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from the surface of 13PM247, Plymouth County, 
IA, by Paul Williams. In 2005, the human remains were transferred to 
the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1869). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains removed from 13PM247 have been identified as 
Native American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1869). 
These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 2005, human remains representing a minimum of 58 individuals 
were recovered from 13PM248, Plymouth County, IA, initially by a 
landowner during earthmoving activities, and subsequently through 
salvage excavations by the Office of the State Archaeologist. The human 
remains were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP1881). No known individuals were identified. The 
nine associated funerary objects are four sherds, two projectile 
pointes, one worked bone, and two bird bones.
    The human remains from 13PM248 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bones and prehistoric 
cultural materials recovered from the site (BP1881).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from a sandbar in the Little Sioux River, 
O'Brien County, IA, by an unknown individual. In 2005, the human 
remains were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP1902). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from the Little Sioux River have been identified 
as Native American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1902). 
These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from a sandbar in the Iowa River, Hardin 
County, IA, by an unknown individual. In 2005, the human remains were 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP1904). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains removed from the Iowa River have been identified 
as Native American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP1904). 
These human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 1960, excavations were conducted at 13WB1, Webster County, IA, 
by Richard Flanders and Rex Hansman. Human remains were not identified 
at that time. At an unknown date, Flanders and Hansman donated their 
collection to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa 
(BP1916). In 2005, very fragmented remains were identified as possibly 
human, and representing a minimum of one individual. No known 
individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13WB1 have been identified as Native 
American based on their context within a Woodland burial mound and the 
overall condition of the bones (BP1916). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at 13MC241, Muscatine County, IA, by Jennifer 
Hill. In 2005, the human remains were transferred to the Office of the 
State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1922). No known individual 
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identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13MC241 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the remains (BP1922). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered, possibly from 13LA29, Louisa County, IA, by 
an unknown individual. In 1983, the human remains came into the 
possession of the Harris County, Texas Medical Examiner's Office. In 
2005, the human remains were transferred to the University of North 
Texas Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology, and subsequently, to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP1925). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13LA29 have been identified as Native 
American based on their possible context within a Woodland burial mound 
and the overall condition of the bones (BP1925). These human remains 
cannot be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from the West Nishnabotna River, 
Pottawattamie County, IA, by an unknown individual. In 2005, the human 
remains were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP1940). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from the West Nishnabotna River have been 
identified as Native American based on the overall condition of the 
bone (BP1940). These human remains cannot be dated or identified with 
an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of three 
individuals were recovered at an unknown location, probably in 
northeast Iowa, possibly Allamakee or Winneshiek County, IA, by Gavin 
Sampson. In 1969, Mr. Sampson donated the human remains to the Luther 
College Archaeological Laboratory, Decorah, IA. In 1996, the human 
remains were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP1970). No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP1970). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from mud rock piles at a quarry near the town 
of Shenandoah, Page County, IA, by Larry O'Brien. In 2007, the human 
remains were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa (BP2003). No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP2003). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from 13ML0o, West Nishnabotna River, Mills 
County, IA, by John Boruff. In 2004, the human remains were transferred 
to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP2009). 
No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13ML0o have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone (BP2009). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered from the West Nishnabotna River, 
Pottawattamie County, IA, by John Boruff. In 2004, the human remains 
were transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University 
of Iowa (BP2010). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP2010). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    In 1887, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered during grading of Jackson Square, City of Dubuque, 
Dubuque County, IA, by an unknown individual. At an unknown date, the 
human remains were donated to the University of Iowa Geology 
Repository. In 2006, the human remains were transferred to the Office 
of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP2029). No known 
individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall condition of the bone (BP2029). These human remains cannot 
be dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at 13MA11, Marion County, IA, by an unknown 
individual. At an unknown date, the human remains were included in 
repository collections at Iowa State University Archaeological 
Laboratory. In 2006, a single tooth was found and identified as human 
and transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP2048). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13MA11 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the tooth (BP2048). These 
human remains cannot be dated or identified with an archeological 
context.
    In 2007, human remains representing a minimum of one individual 
were recovered from a small stream at an unknown location, Fremont 
County, IA, by an unknown individual. The human remains were sent to 
the State Medical Examiner's Office, Des Moines, IA, and subsequently 
transferred to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa (BP2119). No known individual was identified. No associated 
funerary objects are present.
    The human remains have been identified as Native American based on 
the overall bone condition (BP2119). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at 13PM8, Plymouth County, IA, by an unknown 
individual. In 2007, the human remains were found in the collections of 
the Sanford Museum, Cherokee, IA, and transferred to the Office of the 
State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP2161). No known individual 
was identified. No associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remains from 13PM8 have been identified as Native 
American based on the overall condition of the bone and possible 
context within a Great Oasis habitation site (BP2161).
    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of one 
individual were recovered at 13PM50, Plymouth County, IA, by an unknown 
individual. In 2007, a single tooth identified as human was found in 
collections of the Sanford Museum, Cherokee, IA, and transferred to the 
Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (BP2162). No 
known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are 
present.
    The human remains from 13PM50 have been identified as Native 
American

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based on the overall condition of the tooth and possible context within 
a Great Oasis habitation site (BP2162).
    At an unknown date, an unknown individual collected material from 
13LE136, Lee County, IA. In 1979, the unknown individual donated the 
collection to the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa 
(BP2167). In 1980, human remains from this site had been reported on 
and reburied by the Office of the State Archaeologist. In 2007, a small 
fragment of tooth enamel was found, and determined to be human, and to 
represent one individual. No known individual was identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.
    The human remain from 13LE136 has been identified as Native 
American based on the possible association of the tooth enamel with the 
earlier reburied human remains (BP2167). These human remains cannot be 
dated or identified with an archeological context.
    The Native American human remains described above fall into two 
main categories - known archeological manifestations (Archaic, 
Woodland, and Great Oasis) and general prehistoric. Because of the 
antiquity of the human remains and the lack of identifiable or 
traceable cultural continuity, no tribal affiliation could be 
established for the Archaic, Woodland, or Great Oasis period human 
remains. The general prehistoric human remains are either from known 
sites lacking diagnostic materials, archeological context, or 
insufficient osteological evidence; or they are from unknown locations.
    Officials of the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of 
Iowa have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9-10), the human 
remains described above represent the physical remains of a minimum of 
329 individuals of Native American ancestry. Officials of the Office of 
the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa also have determined that, 
pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (3)(A), the 100 objects described above are 
reasonably believed to have been placed with or near individual human 
remains at the time of death or later as part of the death rite or 
ceremony. Lastly, officials of the Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 
(2), a relationship of shared group identity cannot be reasonably 
traced between the Native American human remains and associated 
funerary objects and any present-day Indian tribe.
    The Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa 
administers the provisions in the Code of Iowa that provide for any 
human remains over 150 years old to be reburied in a state cemetery. 
The Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa and the State 
Historical Society of Iowa have in their possession the human remains 
of 329 Native American individuals from Iowa whose cultural affiliation 
is unknown, and 100 associated or possibly associated funerary objects. 
These human remains are considered ``culturally unidentifiable'' under 
NAGPRA, 43 C.F.R 10.10 (g). Federal regulations currently preclude 
disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains absent an 
overriding legal requirement or a recommendation from the Secretary of 
the Interior, 43 C.F.R 10.9 (e)(6). In 2004, the Iowa Office of the 
State Archaeologist started to develop a process, in consultation with 
tribes with a historic interest in Iowa, for the disposition of 
culturally unidentifiable human remains from Iowa. The Native American 
Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee) 
is responsible for recommending specific actions for disposition of 
culturally unidentifiable human remains.
    In October 2004, the Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, 
University of Iowa, the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the 
Office of the State Archaeologist Indian Advisory Council (a group 
composed of representatives of Native American tribes in and from Iowa) 
hosted a tribal conference where 21 Federally-recognized tribes and 1 
non-federally recognized tribe were invited to develop the process for 
disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains and associated 
funerary objects from Iowa in possession of the Office of the State 
Archaeologist, University of Iowa, and the State Historical Society of 
Iowa, in accordance with Iowa law (Code of Iowa 263B.8). Final drafting 
of the process was conducted through on-going tribal consultation 
involving phone calls, mail, and email.
    On May 30-31, 2006, the process developed through consultation was 
considered by the Review Committee. A June 14, 2006, letter on behalf 
of the Review Committee from the Designated Federal Officer 
provisionally authorized the Iowa Office of State Archaeologist to 
proceed with the development of the process for disposition. In 2007, 
the Iowa Office of State Archaeologist and the tribes completed the 
NAGPRA process document. A March 25, 2008, letter from the Assistant 
Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, as the designee for the 
Secretary of the Interior, transmitted the authorization for the 
disposition according to provisions of the Code of Iowa 263B.8 and the 
NAGPRA process document, subject to publication of a Notice of 
Inventory Completion in the Federal Register. This notice fulfills that 
requirement.
    Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to 
be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary 
objects should contact Shirley Schermer, Burials Program Director, 
Office of the State Archaeologist, 700 Clinton Street Building, 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, telephone (319) 384-0740, or 
Jerome Thompson, State Historical Society of Iowa, 600 East Locust, Des 
Moines, IA 50319-0290, telephone (515) 281-4221, before November 10, 
2008. Disposition of the human remains to the Citizen Potawatomi 
Nation, Oklahoma; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota; Ho-
Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; Iowa 
Tribe of Oklahoma; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of 
Minnesota; Omaha Tribe of Nebraska; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, 
Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of 
Oklahoma; Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Ponca Tribe of Nebraska; 
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Sac & Fox Tribe of the 
Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas; Sac & Fox 
Nation, Oklahoma; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton 
Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Three Affiliated 
Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota; Winnebago Tribe 
of Nebraska; and Yankton Sioux of South Dakota may proceed after that 
date if no additional claimants come forward.
    The Office of the State Archaeologist is responsible for notifying 
the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe 
of South Dakota; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and 
Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Lower Sioux Indian Community in the 
State of Minnesota; Omaha Tribe of Nebraska; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of 
Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians 
of Oklahoma; Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Ponca Tribe of 
Nebraska; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Sac & Fox Tribe of 
the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas; Sac & 
Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska; Sisseton-Wahpeton 
Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota; Three Affiliated 
Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota; Winnebago Tribe 
of Nebraska; Yankton Sioux of South Dakota; and the Mendota Mdewakanton 
Dakota

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Community, a non-federally recognized Indian group.

    Dated: September 10, 2008.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. E8-23972 Filed 10-8-08; 8:45 am]

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