[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 189 (Friday, September 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59659-59660]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-23929]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11172; 2200-1100-665]


Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains 
and Associated Funerary Objects in the Possession of the Department of 
Anthropology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA; 
Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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    Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves 
Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the 
completion of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary 
objects in the control of San Francisco State University, San 
Francisco, CA. The

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human remains were removed from Tuolumne County, CA.
    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.
    This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals and the 
number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of 
Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 
2000). These changes resulted from ongoing collections work.
    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
four, sentence five is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    The 2 associated funerary objects are a projectile point and a 
piece of flaked stone.
    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
five is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    In 1970-71, human remains representing a minimum of 37 
individuals were recovered from site CA-TUO-300, a site located near 
LaGrange, CA, during archaeological excavations conducted by San 
Francisco State University. The site area is now inundated by the 
new Don Pedro Reservoir. No known individuals were identified. The 
49 associated funerary objects are 1 chert point and 48 pieces of 
flaked stone debitage.

    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
six, sentence three is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    The 60 associated funerary objects are Olivella beads, bone tool 
fragments, flaked stone debitage, ground stone, and faunal 
materials, including modified and unmodified animal bones and teeth 
and modified bird bone.

    In the Federal Register (65 FR 80957, December 22, 2000), paragraph 
eight is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    Based on the above-mentioned information, officials of the 
Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State University have 
determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains 
listed above represent the physical remains of 55 individuals of 
Native American ancestry. Officials of the Department of 
Anthropology have also determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3001(3)(A), the 111 objects listed 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 Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State 
University have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), 
there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be 
reasonably traced between these Native American human remains and 
associated funerary objects and the Tuolummne Band of Me-Wuk Indians 
of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary 
objects should contact Jeffrey Boland Fentress, San Francisco State 
University NAGPRA Program, c/o Department of Anthropology, San 
Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco 94132, 
telephone (415) 338-3075, before October 29, 2012. Repatriation of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to the Tuolumne Band of 
Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California and the Central 
Sierra Me-Wuk Cultural and Historic Preservation Committee may proceed 
after that date if no additional claimants come forward.
    The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program is responsible 
for notifying the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne 
Rancheria of California and the Central Sierra Me-Wuk Cultural and 
Historic Preservation Committee that this notice has been published.

    Dated: August 28, 2012.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2012-23929 Filed 9-27-12; 8:45 am]
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