[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 133 (Wednesday, July 11, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40897-40901]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office 
[www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-16928]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10537: 2200-1100-665]


Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Gregg County 
Historical Museum, Longview, TX

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Gregg County Historical Museum, in consultation with the

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appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the 
definition of unassociated funerary objects and repatriation to the 
Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come 
forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the cultural items may contact the Gregg 
County Historical Museum.

DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes it has a 
cultural affiliation with the cultural items should contact the Gregg 
County Historical Museum at the address below by August 10, 2012.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the 
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 
U.S.C. 3005, of the intent to repatriate cultural items in the possession 
of the Gregg County Historical Museum that meet the definition of 
unassociated funerary objects under 25 U.S.C. 3001.
    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 cultural items. 
The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in 
this notice.

History and Description of the Cultural Items

    In 2002, the Buddy Calvin Jones collection, a privately held 
collection of Native American human remains and artifacts, was donated to 
the Gregg County Historical Museum, Longview, TX. Buddy Calvin Jones was 
an avocational archeologist who later became a professional archeologist, 
and excavated numerous sites in eastern Texas. The unassociated funerary 
objects enumerated below were removed by Mr. 
Jones or his associates from a site in southwest Arkansas and numerous 
sites in eastern Texas. The unassociated objects listed below were 
removed from burial sites, but are not known to relate to specific human 
remains in the collection. Dates for the sites were determined through an 
analysis of the objects' decorative styles, characteristic forms, and 
methods of manufacture.
    In 1965, four unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Booker site in southwest Arkansas. The exact location of the site 
is not specified in notes or records of the collection. The unassociated 
funerary objects are two ceramic bowls and two ceramic jars. The Booker 
site dates to A.D. 1400-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1968, 106 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Pipe or Ferguson site (41AN67). The unassociated funerary objects 
are 1 marine shell gorget and 105 ceramic elbow pipe sherds that had been 
placed on the chest of the individual in the burial. The Pipe site dates 
to A.D. 1480-1650, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1964, 18 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at site GC S-20 (41GG5). The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The site GC S-20 dates to A.D. 1200-1450, the Middle Caddo 
period.
    In 1960, two unassociated funerary objects were removed from a burial 
at the Ware Acres site (41GG31). The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic pipes. The Ware Acres site dates to A.D. 1650-1800, the Historic 
Caddo period.
    In 1963, 18 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the site GC 130 (41GG50). The unassociated funerary objects are 17 
ceramic vessels and 1 elbow pipe. The site GC 130 dates to A.D. 1200-
1450, the Middle Caddo period.
    In 1962, 44 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Susie Slade site (41HS13). The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic vessels. The Susie Slade site dates to A.D. 1650-1800, the 
Historic Caddo period.
    In 1963 and 1965, 26 unassociated funerary objects were removed from 
burials at the Brown site (41HS261). The unassociated funerary objects 
are ceramic vessels. The Brown site dates to A.D. 1650-1790, the Historic 
Caddo.
    Sometime in 1959 and thereafter, six unassociated funerary objects 
were removed from burials at the C.D. Marsh site (41HS269). The 
unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The C.D. Marsh site 
dates to A.D. 1200-1450, the Middle Caddo period.
    In 1961, 42 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Patton or Peanut Patch site (41HS825). The unassociated funerary 
objects are 38 ceramic vessels, 3 ceramic pipes, and 1 hematite pigment 
stone. The Patton site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1964, 10 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Younger site (41MR6). The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic vessels. The Younger site dates to A.D. 1200-1450, the Middle 
Caddo period.
    In 1955, 18 unassociated funerary objects were removed from a burial 
at the Millsey Williamson site (41RK3). The unassociated funerary objects 
are 15 ceramic vessels, 1 French-made gun flint, 1 piece of sheet brass, 
and 1 brass musket butt plate. The Millsey Williamson site dates to A.D. 
1650-1800, the Historic Caddo period.
    In 1956, five unassociated funerary objects were removed from a 
burial at the Cherokee Lake site (41RK132). The unassociated funerary 
objects are 4 ceramic vessels and 1 ceramic pipe. The Cherokee Lake site 
dates to A.D. 1650-1800, the Historic Caddo period.
    Sometime between the late 1950s and the mid-1960s, nine unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from the Sipes site (41RK602). The 
unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The Sipes site dates 
to A.D. 1200-1450, the Middle Caddo period.
    In 1962, 14 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Sam Kaufman site (41RR16). The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic vessels. The Sam Kaufman site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late 
Caddo period.
    In 1960, 34 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Garvin Final site (41SM77), also known as the Vanderpool site. The 
unassociated funerary objects are 33 ceramic vessels and 1 ceramic pipe. 
The Garvin Final site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1957, 134 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Henry Spencer site (41UR315). The unassociated funerary 
objects are 122 ceramic vessels, 8 arrow points (of the Perdiz style), 3 
ceramic pipe sherds, and 1 glass bead. The Henry Spencer site dates to 
A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1958, 110 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Enis Smith site (41UR317). The unassociated funerary objects are 
95 ceramic vessels, 14 arrow points (of the Maud and Talco style), and 1 
mass of gray clay pigment. The Enis Smith site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, 
the Late Caddo period.
    In 1954-1955, 57 unassociated funerary objects were removed from 
burials at the Henry Williams site (41UR318). The unassociated funerary 
objects are 48 ceramic vessels, 6 arrow points (Talco type), 1 stone 
bead, and 2 ceramic pipe sherds. The Henry Williams site dates to A.D. 
1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 20 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the I. P. Starr site 
(41UR319). The unassociated funerary objects are 11 ceramic vessels and 9 
arrow points (Talco, Washita, and Perdiz types). The

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I. P. Starr site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1958, 27 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Taft site (41UR320). The unassociated funerary objects are 26 
ceramic vessels and 1 ceramic pipe. The Taft site dates to A.D. 1450-
1680, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1955-1956 and 1959, 69 unassociated funerary objects were removed 
from burials at the Frank Smith site (41UR326). The unassociated funerary 
objects are 68 ceramic vessels and 1 ceramic tubular pipe. The Frank 
Smith site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, one unassociated 
funerary object was removed from a burial at the Frank Smith Refinery 
site (41UR327). The unassociated funerary object is a single ceramic 
vessel. The Frank Smith Refinery site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late 
Caddo period.
    Sometime prior to 1954, one unassociated funerary object was removed 
from burials at the Glade Creek at Oil Lease site GC 23 (no site 
trinomial has been assigned), in Gregg County, TX. The exact location of 
this site is not specified in notes or records of the collection. The 
unassociated funerary object is a ceramic vessel. The Glade Creek at Oil 
Lease site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, eight unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from site GC BCJ (no site trinomial has 
been assigned), in Gregg County, TX. The exact location of this site is 
not specified in notes or records of the collection. The unassociated 
funerary objects are 7 ceramic vessels and 1 mussel shell hoe. The site 
GC BCJ dates to A.D. 1200-1680, the Middle or Late Caddo periods.
    In 1965, 25 unassociated funerary objects were removed from the Hyte 
or Hiett site (no site trinomial has been assigned), in Gregg County, TX. 
The exact location of the site is not specified in notes or records of 
the collection, except that it is on Panther Creek. The unassociated 
funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The Hyte site dates to A.D. 1450-
1680, the Late Caddo period.
    In 1963, 20 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the E. Fields site (no site trinomial has been assigned), in Harrison 
County, TX. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection, except that it is on Hatley Creek. The 
unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The E. Fields site 
dates to A.D. 1200-1680, the Middle and Late Caddo periods.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, five unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from the HC site (no site trinomial has 
been assigned), in Harrison County, TX. The exact location of this site 
is not specified in notes or records of the collection. The unassociated 
funerary objects are 4 ceramic vessels and 1 engraved elbow pipe. The HC 
site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the Pearl Smith site, HC 
53/60 (no site trinomial has been assigned), in Harrison County, TX. 
The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or records of 
the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. 
The Pearl Smith site dates to A.D. 1200-1680, the Middle and Late Caddo 
periods.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, three unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the Loftis site (no site 
trinomial has been assigned), in Harrison County, TX. The exact location 
of this site is not specified in notes or records of the collection. The 
unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The Loftis site dates 
to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, three unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the Marshall Red Gully site 
(no site trinomial has been assigned), in Harrison County, TX. The exact 
location of this site is not specified in notes or records of the 
collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The 
Marshall Red Gully site dates to A.D. 1200-1450, the Middle Caddo period.
    In 1941, two unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the Mrs. Martin Farm site (no site trinomial has been assigned), in 
Harrison County, TX. The exact location of this site is not specified; 
however, notes and records of the collection indicate that it is near 
Darco, TX, on the Sabine River. The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic vessels. The Mrs. Martin Farm site dates to A.D. 1200-1680, the 
Middle and Late Caddo periods.
    In 1955, one unassociated funerary object was removed from a burial 
exposed in a road at the Beckville site (no site trinomial has been 
assigned) in Panola County, TX. The exact location of this site is not 
specified; however, notes and records of the collection indicate that it 
is two miles north of the town of Beckville, TX. The unassociated 
funerary object is a ceramic vessel. The Beckville site dates to A.D. 
1200-1680, the Middle and Late Caddo periods.
    In 1940, two unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the L. N. Morwell Farm site (no site trinomial has been assigned), in 
Rusk County, TX. The exact location of this site is not specified; 
however, notes and records of the collection indicate on Martin Creek and 
Trammels Trace, an historic road that ran parallel to Martin Creek before 
crossing the Sabine River. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The L. N. Morwell Farm site dates to A.D. 1200-1450, the Middle 
Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 19 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the FIN site (no site 
trinomial has been assigned) in Smith County, TX. The exact location of 
this site is not specified in notes or records of the collection. The 
unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The FIN site dates to 
A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 20 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the SC site (no site 
trinomial has been assigned) in Smith County, TX. The unassociated 
funerary objects are 17 ceramic vessels, 2 ceramic elbow pipes, and 1 
ceramic platform pipe. The SC site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late 
Caddo period.
    In 1961, eight unassociated funerary objects were removed from 
burials at the A. Davis site (no site trinomial has been assigned) in 
Upshur County, TX. The exact location of this site is not specified in 
notes or records of the collection, except that it is on property that 
adjoins the Frank Smith site (41UR326). The unassociated funerary objects 
are ceramic vessels. The A. Davis site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late 
Caddo period.
    In 1955, 32 unassociated funerary objects were removed from burials 
at the A SS site (no site trinomial has been assigned) in Upshur County, 
TX. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or records 
of the collection, except that it is believed to be a second cemetery on 
the same property where the Henry Spencer site (41UR315) is located. The 
unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The A SS site dates to 
A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, one unassociated 
funerary object was removed from burials at the Byars site (no site 
trinomial has been assigned) in Smith County, TX. The exact location of 
this site is not specified in notes or records

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of the collection, except it is believed to be in the Lake Palestine area 
and may be the same site as the Byers site. The unassociated funerary 
object is a ceramic vessel. The Byars site dates to A.D. 1450-
1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 11 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the BCJ site (no site 
trinomial has been assigned), possibly in Smith County, TX. The exact 
location of this site is not specified in notes or records of the 
collection, except it is believed to be in Smith County based on ``SC'' 
markings on several of the vessels. The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic vessels. The BCJ site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo 
period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from a burial identified as Burial 6 at an 
unknown site in eastern Texas. The exact location of this site is not 
specified in notes or records of the collection, although it is likely to 
be from an Upshur County Caddo cemetery. The unassociated funerary 
objects are ceramic vessels. The burial dates to A.D. 1450-
1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from a burial at the D T Loyd site 
(41UR8/208), in eastern Texas. The exact location of this site is not 
specified in notes or records of the collection, although it is likely to 
be from an Upshur County Caddo cemetery. The unassociated funerary 
objects are ceramic vessels. The D T Loyd site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, 
the Late Caddo.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at the UC site (no trinomial 
has been assigned) in eastern Texas. The exact location of this site is 
not specified in notes or records of the collection, although it is 
likely located in Upshur County, TX. The unassociated funerary objects 
are ceramic pipes. The UC site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo 
period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 13 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials identified as Lot 2 in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The Lot 2 collection dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo 
period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 13 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials identified as Lot 3 in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The Lot 3 collection dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo 
period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 20 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials identified as Lot 5 in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are 19 
ceramic vessels and 1 blue glass bead. The Lot 5 collection dates to A.D. 
1450-1680, the Late-Historic Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, six unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site 170 PS in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The 170 PS site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site 170 SS in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The 170 SS site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 18 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site 500 PS BC in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The 500 PS BC site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo 
period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, seven unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site 600 P BCJ in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic 
vessels. The 600 P BCJ site dates to A.D. 1450-
1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, five unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site 600 S BCJ site in 
eastern Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes 
or records of the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic vessels. The 600 S BCJ site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late 
Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, three unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site 600 SS in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection, although it is possible it may be the Brown 
site (41HS261). The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. 
The 600 SS site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 25 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site SS in eastern Texas. 
The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or records of 
the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. 
The SS site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 24 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site TAS-B in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection, although it may be the Millsey Williamson site 
(41RK3). The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The TAS-B 
site dates to A.D. 1200-1680, the Middle-Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 44 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site TAS-C in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection, although it may be the Millsey Williamson site 
(41RK3), the Brown site (41HS261), or the Susie Slade site (41HS13). The 
unassociated funerary objects are ceramic vessels. The TAS-C site dates 
to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 10 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site TAS-S in eastern 
Texas. The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or 
records of the collection, although it may be the Brown site (41HS261). 
The unassociated funerary objects are 8 ceramic vessels, 1 arrow point, 
and 1 deer antler tool. The TAS-S site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late-
Historic Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 11 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site TS in eastern Texas. 
The exact location of this site is not specified in notes or records of 
the collection. The unassociated funerary objects are 9 ceramic vessels 
and 2 ceramic pipes. The TS site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo 
period.

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    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from a burial at site MA (no trinomial has 
been assigned) in eastern Texas. The exact location of this site is not 
specified in notes or records of the collection, although it is believed 
to be located in Marion County. The unassociated funerary objects are 
ceramic vessels. The MA site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo 
period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site DAR C (no trinomial 
has been assigned) in eastern Texas. The exact location of this site is 
not specified in notes or records of the collection, except it is 
believed to be located in Harrison County. The unassociated funerary 
objects are ceramic pipes. The DAR C site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the 
Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, one unassociated 
funerary object was removed from burials at site GC (no trinomial has 
been assigned) in eastern Texas. The exact location of this site is not 
specified in notes or records of the collection, except it is believed to 
be located in Gregg County. The unassociated funerary object is a ceramic 
pipe. The GC site dates to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, five unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site or sites labeled 1100 
AD (no trinomial(s) have been assigned) in eastern Texas. The exact 
location of this site is not specified in notes or records of the 
collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic pipes. The 1100 
AD site(s) date to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, two unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at site or sites labeled 1500 
AD (no trinomial(s) have been assigned) in eastern Texas. The exact 
location of this site is not specified in notes or records of the 
collection. The unassociated funerary objects are ceramic pipes. The 1500 
AD site(s) date to A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period.
    Sometime between the mid-1950s and the mid-1960s, 275 unassociated 
funerary objects were removed from burials at unknown and unrecorded 
sites in eastern Texas. These unassociated funerary objects have no 
available provenience. The unassociated funerary objects are 1 lot of 
approximately 8,267 glass beads, 250 ceramic vessels, and 24 ceramic 
pipes. The lot of glass beads are believed to have come from burials at 
seven Historic Caddo sites, including Ware Acres (41GG31), Kinsloe 
(41GG3), Cherokee Lake (41RK132), Millsey Williamson (41RK3), C. D. Marsh 
(41HS269), Susie Slade (41HS13), and Brown (41HS261) which were excavated 
by Jones for his 1968 Master of Arts thesis (Buddy Calvin Jones, ``The 
Kinsloe Focus: A Study of Seven Historic Caddoan Sites in Northeast 
Texas,'' Master of Arts thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of 
Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 1968). The ceramic vessels and the ceramic pipes 
have no available provenience information, but are believed to date to 
A.D. 1450-1680, the Late Caddo period. The glass beads date from the late 
17th century to the early 19th century, the Historic Caddo period.

Determinations made by the Gregg County Historical Museum

    Officials of the Gregg County Historical Museum have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(B), the 1,431 cultural items described 
above as unassociated funerary objects 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 and are believed, by a 
preponderance of the evidence, to have been removed from specific burial 
sites of Native American individuals.
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), there is a relationship of shared 
group identity that can be reasonably traced between cultural items and 
the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with these categories of funerary objects should 
contact Neina Kennedy, Executive Director, Gregg County Historical 
Museum, 214 N. Fredonia Street, Longview, TX 75601, telephone (903) 753-
5840, before August 10, 2012. Repatriation of these unassociated funerary 
objects to the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma may proceed after that date if no 
additional claimants come forward.
    The Gregg County Historical Museum is responsible for notifying the 
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma that this notice has been published.

    Dated: June 7, 2012.
David Tarler,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2012-16928 Filed 7-10-12; 8:45 am]
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