[Federal Register: November 16, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 220)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[2253-665]

 
Notice of Inventory Completion: Denver Museum of Nature & 
Science, Denver, CO

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 in the possession of the 
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO. The human remains were 
removed from Brown County, IL.
    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 museum, institution, or Federal agency that has 
control of the Native American human remains. The National Park Service 
is not responsible for the determinations in this notice.
    A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Denver 
Museum of Nature & Science professional staff in consultation with 
representatives of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest 
County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, 
Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and 
Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the 
Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo 
Traditional Tribe of Texas; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi 
Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band 
of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Osage Nation, Oklahoma; Otoe-Missouria 
Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of 
Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and 
Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of 
the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe 
of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and 
Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; and 
Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.
    In 1915, human remains representing a minimum of three individuals 
were removed from an unspecified archeological site near Chambersburg, 
in Brown County, IL. In 1950, the remains were donated to the museum by 
Robert L. Landberg and Harvey C. Markman and accessioned into the 
collections (A463.1 (CUI 62), A146.2-3 (CUI 63), and A146.4 (CUI 64)). 
No known individuals were identified. No associated funerary objects 
are present.
    Based on non-destructive physical analysis and catalogue records, 
the human remains are determined to be Native American.
    Officials of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have determined, 
pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(2), that a relationship of shared group 
identity cannot be reasonably traced between the Native American human 
remains and any present-day Indian Tribe.
    Multiple lines of evidence, including treaties, Acts of Congress, 
Executive Orders, consultation, and other credible lines of evidence 
indicate the Native American human remains were removed from the 
aboriginal land of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest 
County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, 
Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and 
Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the 
Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo 
Traditional Tribe of Texas; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi

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Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band 
of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; 
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon 
Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of 
Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian 
Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi 
in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox 
Nation, Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
    Officials of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have determined, 
pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), that the human remains described above 
represent the physical remains of three individuals of Native American 
ancestry. Lastly, officials of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science 
have determined, pursuant to 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1), that the disposition 
of the human remains is to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; 
Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian 
Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas 
and Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the 
Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo 
Traditional Tribe of Texas; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi 
Indians of Michigan; Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band 
of the Potawatomi, Michigan; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; 
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon 
Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of 
Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian 
Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi 
in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox 
Nation, Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
    Representatives of any Indian Tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the human remains or any other Indian Tribe 
that believes it satisfies the criteria in 43 CFR 10.11(c)(1) should 
contact Dr. Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Denver Museum of Nature & 
Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205, telephone (303) 370-
6378 before December 16, 2010. Disposition of the human remains to the 
Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi 
Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk 
Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of 
Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in 
Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of 
Texas; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan; 
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, 
Michigan; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of 
Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of 
Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; Prairie Band of Potawatomi 
Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, 
California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & 
Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, 
Oklahoma; and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, may proceed after that date 
if no additional requestors come forward.
    The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is responsible for notifying 
the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma; Forest County Potawatomi 
Community, Wisconsin; Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan; Ho-Chunk 
Nation of Wisconsin; Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; Iowa Tribe of 
Oklahoma; Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in 
Kansas; Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma; Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of 
Texas; Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan; 
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, 
Michigan; Osage Nation, Oklahoma; Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, 
Oklahoma; Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma; Peoria Tribe of Indians of 
Oklahoma; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana; 
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, Kansas; Quechan Tribe of the Fort 
Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona; Sac & Fox Tribe of the 
Mississippi in Iowa; Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and 
Nebraska; Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma; Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; and 
Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, that this notice has been 
published.

    Dated: November 5, 2010.
Sherry Hutt,
Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2010-28743 Filed 11-15-10; 8:45 am]
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