[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 92 (Monday, May 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27993-27994]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11229]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12884; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000]


Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains 
and Associated Funerary Objects in the Control of the U.S. Department 
of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, 
Santa Fe, NM; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land 
Management, New Mexico State Office has corrected an inventory of human 
remains and associated funerary objects published in a Notice of 
Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on March 20, 2001. This 
notice corrects the minimum number of individuals and number of 
associated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or 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 
and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the 
Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office. If no additional 
requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and 
associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, 
or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.

DATES: Lineal descendants or 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 and associated 
funerary objects should submit a written request with information in 
support of the request to the Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico 
State Office, at the address in this notice by June 12, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Signa Larralde, Deputy Preservation Officer and NAGPRA 
Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, 301 
Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87508, telephone (505) 954-2179, email 
slarrald@blm.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 correction of an inventory of human remains and 
associated funerary objects under the control of the Bureau of Land 
Management, New

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Mexico State Office, Santa Fe, NM. The human remains and associated 
funerary objects were removed from Rio Arriba County, NM.
    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 number 
of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory 
Completion in the Federal Register (66 FR 15743-15744, March 20, 2001). 
A re-inventory and reassessment of collections resulted in the 
discovery of additional human remains and associated funerary objects 
from one site listed in this notice. Transfer of control of the items 
in this correction notice has not occurred.

Correction

    In the Federal Register (66 FR 15743-15744, March 20, 2001), 
paragraph 7, sentence 1 is corrected by substituting the following 
sentence:

    Between 1979 and 1981, human remains representing ten 
individuals were recovered from site LA 297 in New Mexico during 
legally authorized excavations and collections by Occidental 
College.

    In the Federal Register (66 FR 15743, March 20, 2001), paragraph 7, 
sentence 4 is corrected by substituting the following sentence:

    The 97 associated funerary objects include 1 whole ceramic 
vessel; 1 lot of burial matting; 3 lots of corn cobs; 1 turquoise 
fragment; 2 turquoise chips; 1 lot of turquoise, shell, and mineral 
chips; 1 obsidian drill; 67 pieces of lithic debitage; 11 ceramic 
sherds; 2 pebbles; 2 lithic cores; 1 soil sample; and 4 faunal 
remains.

    In the Federal Register (66 FR 15743, March 20, 2001), paragraph 
10, sentences 1 and 2 are corrected by substituting the following 
sentences:

    Based on the above mentioned information, officials of the New 
Mexico State Office of the Bureau of Land Management have determined 
that, pursuant to 43 CFR 10.2 (d)(1), the human remains listed above 
represent the physical remains of 13 individuals of Native American 
ancestry. Officials of the New Mexico State Office of the Bureau of 
Land Management also have determined that, pursuant to 43 CFR 10.2 
(d)(2), the 97 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.

Additional Requestors and Disposition

    Lineal descendants or 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 and associated 
funerary objects should submit a written request with information in 
support of the request to Signa Larralde, Deputy Preservation Officer 
and NAGPRA Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State 
Office, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87508, telephone (505) 954-
2179, email slarrald@blm.gov by June 12, 2013. After that date, if no 
additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to the Ohkay Owingeh, New 
Mexico (previously listed as the Pueblo of San Juan); Pueblo of Nambe, 
New Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, 
New Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; and the Pueblo of 
Tesuque, New Mexico, may proceed.
    The Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, is 
responsible for notifying the Hopi Tribe of Arizona; 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 
Jemez, New Mexico; Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico; Pueblo of Nambe, New 
Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico; Pueblo of San Ildefonso, New 
Mexico; Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pueblo of Tesuque, New 
Mexico; Pueblo of Zia, New Mexico; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni 
Reservation, New Mexico, that this notice has been published.

    Dated: April 19, 2013.
Melanie O'Brien,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2013-11229 Filed 5-10-13; 8:45 am]
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