[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 8 (Friday, January 11, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2431-2432]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-00453]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11916; 2200-1100-665]


Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Energy Oak 
Ridge Office, Oak Ridge, TN; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office has corrected 
an inventory of human remains and associated funerary object published 
in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on November 
16, 2012. This notice corrects the list of tribes culturally affiliated 
with the human remains and associated funerary object identified in the 
earlier notice. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes 
itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and 
associated funerary object may contact the U.S. Department of Energy 
Oak Ridge Office. Repatriation of the human remains and associated 
funerary object to the Indian tribes stated below may proceed may occur 
if no additional claimants come forward.

DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes it has a 
culturally affiliation with the human remains and associated funerary 
object should contact the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office at 
the address in this notice by February 11, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Katatra Vasquez, U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office, 
P.O. Box 2001, SE-32, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, telephone (865) 576-0835.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the 
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 
U.S.C. 3003, of the correction of an inventory of human remains and 
associated funerary object in the possession of the U.S. Department of 
Energy Oak Ridge Office. The human remains and associated funerary 
object were removed from Roane County, TN.
    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 object. The National 
Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice.
    This notice corrects the list of tribes culturally affiliated with 
the human remains and associated funerary object identified in the 
Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register (77 FR 
68818-68819, November 16, 2012). In addition to the Eastern Band of 
Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee Nation and the United Keetoowah Band of 
Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma have been determined to be culturally 
affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary object.

Correction

    In the Federal Register (77 FR 68818-68819, November 16, 2012), 
paragraph eight, sentence two is corrected by replacing ``the Eastern 
Band of Cherokee Indians'' with ``the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band 
of Cherokee Indians; and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians 
in Oklahoma.''
    In the Federal Register (77 FR 68818-68819, November 16, 2012), 
paragraph nine, bullet point three is corrected by replacing ``the 
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians'' with ``the Cherokee Nation; the 
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; and the United Keetoowah Band of 
Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.''

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Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary 
object should contact Katatra Vasquez, U.S. Department of Energy Oak 
Ridge Office, P.O. Box 2001, SE-32, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, telephone 
(865) 576-0835 before February 11, 2013. Repatriation of the human 
remains and associated funerary object to the the Cherokee Nation; the 
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; and the United Keetoowah Band of 
Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma may proceed after that date if no 
additional claimants come forward.
    The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office is responsible for 
notifying the Cherokee Nation; Chickasaw Nation; Choctaw Nation of 
Oklahoma; Eastern Band of Cherokee; Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; 
Poarch Band of Creeks (previously listed as the Poarch Band of Creek 
Indians of Alabama); Quapaw Tribe of Indians; The Muscogee (Creek) 
Nation; The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma; and the United Keetoowah Band 
of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, that this notice has been published.

    Dated: December 12, 2012.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2013-00453 Filed 1-10-13; 8:45 am]
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