[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 211 (Thursday, October 31, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65362-65364]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov ]
[FR Doc No: 2013-25988]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14174; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, 
National Park Service, Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, UT

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 
Capitol Reef National Park has completed an inventory of human remains, 
in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian 
organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation 
between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native 
Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native 
Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to 
request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a 
written request to Capitol Reef National Park. If no additional 
requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to 
the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this 
notice may proceed.

DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian 
organization not identified in this notice that wish to request 
transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written 
request with information in support of the request to Capitol Reef 
National Park at the address in this notice by December 2, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Leah McGinnis, Superintendent, Capitol Reef National Park, 
HC 70 Box 15, Torrey, UT 84775-9602, telephone (435) 425-3791, email 
leah_mcginnis@nps.gov.

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 completion of an inventory of human remains under 
the control of Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, UT. The human 
remains were removed from Capitol Reef National Park, Wayne County, UT.
    This notice is published as part of the National Park Service's 
administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3) and 
43 CFR 10.11(d). The determinations in this notice are the sole 
responsibility of the Superintendent, Capitol Reef National Park.

Consultation

    A detailed assessment of the human remains was made during a 
region-wide, multi-park process by Capitol Reef National Park 
professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Ak Chin 
Indian Community of the Maricopa (Ak Chin) Indian Reservation, Arizona; 
Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation, 
Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation, 
Arizona; Mescalero Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, New 
Mexico; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian 
Reservation, Nevada; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of 
Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian 
Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes) (formerly Paiute 
Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of 
Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and 
Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon 
Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico; Pueblo 
of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community 
of the Salt River Reservation, Arizona; San Carlos Apache Tribe of the 
San Carlos Reservation, Arizona; San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of 
Arizona; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation, 
Colorado; Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona; Ute Indian Tribe of the 
Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah; Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute 
Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah; and Utu Utu Gwaitu 
Paiute Tribe of the Benton Paiute Reservation, California (hereafter 
referred to as ``The Consulted Tribes'').
    The following tribes were invited to consult but did not 
participate: Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River 
Reservation, Wyoming; Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley 
(previously listed as the Big Pine Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone 
Indians of the Big Pine Reservation, California); Bishop Paiute Tribe 
(previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop 
Community of the Bishop Colony, California); Bridgeport Indian Colony 
(previously listed as the Bridgeport Paiute Indian Colony of 
California); Burns Paiute Tribe (previously listed as the Burns Paiute 
Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon); Cheyenne and 
Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma (previously listed as the Cheyenne-Arapaho 
Tribes of Oklahoma); Comanche Nation, Oklahoma; Fort Independence 
Indian Community of Paiute Indians of the Fort Independence 
Reservation, California; Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of 
the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Fort McDowell 
Yavapai Nation, Arizona; Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma; Hopi Tribe 
of Arizona; Jicarilla Apache Nation, New Mexico; Kaibab Band of Paiute 
Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Arizona; Kewa Pueblo, New 
Mexico (previously listed as the Pueblo of Santo Domingo); Kiowa Indian 
Tribe of Oklahoma; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas 
Indian Colony, Nevada; Lone Pine

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Paiute-Shoshone Tribe (previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone Indians 
of the Lone Pine Community of the Lone Pine Reservation, California); 
Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony, Nevada; Navajo 
Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah; Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico 
(previously listed as the Pueblo of San Juan); Pueblo of Acoma, New 
Mexico; Pueblo of Cochiti, New Mexico; Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico; 
Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico; Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico; Pueblo of 
Nambe, New Mexico; Pueblo of Picuris, New Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, 
New Mexico; Pueblo of San Felipe, New Mexico; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, 
New Mexico; Pueblo of Sandia, New Mexico; Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico; 
Pueblo of Tesuque, New Mexico; Pueblo of Zia, New Mexico; Pyramid Lake 
Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada; Shoshone-Paiute 
Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, Nevada; Summit Lake Paiute Tribe 
of Nevada; Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona; Walker River Paiute Tribe of 
the Walker River Reservation, Nevada; White Mountain Apache Tribe of 
the Fort Apache Reservation, Arizona; Yavapai-Apache Nation of the Camp 
Verde Indian Reservation, Arizona; Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe 
(previously listed as the Yavapai-Prescott Tribe of the Yavapai 
Reservation, Arizona); Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & 
Campbell Ranch, Nevada; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New 
Mexico (hereafter referred to as ``The Invited Tribes'').

History and Description of the Remains

    At an unknown date, human remains representing, at minimum, one 
individual were removed from an unknown location in Wayne County, UT. 
The human remains were found in Capitol Reef National Park's 
collections and so were likely removed from within the boundaries of 
Capitol Reef National Park. No known individuals were identified. No 
associated funerary objects are present.

Determinations Made by Capitol Reef National Park

    Officials of Capitol Reef National Park have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice are Native American based on osteological analysis.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
in this notice represent the physical remains of one individual of 
Native American ancestry.
     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 any present-day Indian tribe.
     According to final judgments of the Indian Claims 
Commission or the Court of Federal Claims, the land from which the 
Native American human remains were removed is the aboriginal land of 
the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, 
Arizona; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian 
Colony, Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian 
Reservation, Nevada; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of 
Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian 
Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes) (formerly Paiute 
Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of 
Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and 
Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); and San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of 
Arizona.
     Treaties, Acts of Congress, or Executive Orders, indicate 
that the land from which the Native American human remains were removed 
is the aboriginal land of the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley 
(previously listed as the Big Pine Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone 
Indians of the Big Pine Reservation, California); Bishop Paiute Tribe 
(previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop 
Community of the Bishop Colony, California); Bridgeport Indian Colony 
(previously listed as the Bridgeport Paiute Indian Colony of 
California); Burns Paiute Tribe (previously listed as the Burns Paiute 
Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon); Fort Independence 
Indian Community of Paiute Indians of the Fort Independence 
Reservation, California; Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of 
the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Kaibab Band 
of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Arizona; Las Vegas 
Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Lone 
Pine Paiute-Shoshone Tribe (previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone 
Indians of the Lone Pine Community of the Lone Pine Reservation, 
California); Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony, 
Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian 
Reservation, Nevada; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of 
Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian 
Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes) (formerly Paiute 
Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of 
Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and 
Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon 
Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the 
Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada; San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of 
Arizona; Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, Nevada; 
Summit Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada; Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & 
Ouray Reservation, Utah; Utu Utu Gwaitu Paiute Tribe of the Benton 
Paiute Reservation, California; Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker 
River Reservation, Nevada; and Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington 
Colony & Campbell Ranch, Nevada.
     Other credible lines of evidence, including relevant and 
authoritative governmental determinations and information gathered 
during government-to-government consultation from subject matter 
experts, indicate that the land from which the Native American human 
remains were removed is the aboriginal land of the Pueblo of Santa Ana, 
New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Southern Ute Indian 
Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; and Ute Mountain Tribe 
of the Ute Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah.
     Pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), the disposition of the 
human remains may be to the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley 
(previously listed as the Big Pine Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone 
Indians of the Big Pine Reservation, California); Bishop Paiute Tribe 
(previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop 
Community of the Bishop Colony, California); Bridgeport Indian Colony 
(previously listed as the Bridgeport Paiute Indian Colony of 
California); Burns Paiute Tribe (previously listed as the Burns Paiute 
Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon); Fort Independence 
Indian Community of Paiute Indians of the Fort Independence 
Reservation, California; Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of 
the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Kaibab Band 
of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Arizona; Las Vegas 
Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Lone 
Pine Paiute-Shoshone Tribe (previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone 
Indians of the Lone Pine Community of the Lone Pine Reservation, 
California); Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony, 
Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian 
Reservation, Nevada; Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of 
Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem

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Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of 
Paiutes) (formerly Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of 
Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian 
Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); Paiute-Shoshone 
Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Pueblo of Santa 
Ana, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pyramid Lake Paiute 
Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada; San Juan Southern Paiute 
Tribe of Arizona; Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley 
Reservation, Nevada; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute 
Reservation, Colorado; Summit Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada; Ute Indian 
Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah; Ute Mountain Tribe of 
the Ute Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah; Utu Utu 
Gwaitu Paiute Tribe of the Benton Paiute Reservation, California; 
Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation, Nevada; and 
Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch, 
Nevada.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization 
not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control 
of these human remains should submit a written request with information 
in support of the request to Leah McGinnis, Superintendent, Capitol 
Reef National Park, HC 70 Box 15, Torrey, UT 84775-9602, telephone 
(435) 425-3791, email leah_mcginnis@nps.gov, by December 2, 2013. 
After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, 
transfer of control of the human remains to the Big Pine Paiute Tribe 
of the Owens Valley (previously listed as the Big Pine Band of Owens 
Valley Paiute Shoshone Indians of the Big Pine Reservation, 
California); Bishop Paiute Tribe (previously listed as the Paiute-
Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community of the Bishop Colony, 
California); Bridgeport Indian Colony (previously listed as the 
Bridgeport Paiute Indian Colony of California); Burns Paiute Tribe 
(previously listed as the Burns Paiute Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian 
Colony of Oregon); Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians 
of the Fort Independence Reservation, California; Fort McDermitt Paiute 
and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada 
and Oregon; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian 
Reservation, Arizona; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las 
Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Tribe 
(previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Lone Pine 
Community of the Lone Pine Reservation, California); Lovelock Paiute 
Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony, Nevada; Moapa Band of Paiute 
Indians of the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Nevada; Paiute Indian 
Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem 
Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of 
Paiutes) (formerly Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of 
Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian 
Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); Paiute-Shoshone 
Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Pueblo of Santa 
Ana, New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pyramid Lake Paiute 
Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada; San Juan Southern Paiute 
Tribe of Arizona; Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley 
Reservation, Nevada; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute 
Reservation, Colorado; Summit Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada; Ute Indian 
Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah; Ute Mountain Tribe of 
the Ute Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah; Utu Utu 
Gwaitu Paiute Tribe of the Benton Paiute Reservation, California; 
Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation, Nevada; and 
Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch, Nevada 
may proceed.
    Capitol Reef National Park is responsible for notifying The 
Consulted Tribes and The Invited Tribes that this notice has been 
published.

    Dated: September 23, 2013.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2013-25988 Filed 10-30-13; 8:45 am]
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