[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 128 (Tuesday, July 3, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 39508]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office 
[www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-16207]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10557; 2200-1100-665]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 
IL; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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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 and associated funerary 
objects in the possession of the Field Museum of Natural History in 
Chicago, IL (Field Museum). The human remains and associated funerary 
objects were removed from Fresno, Kings, and Madera Counties, CA.
    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 total minimum number of individuals 
previously published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal 
Register (76 FR 80393-80394, December 23, 2011). Following publication of 
the notice, the Field Museum staff re-examined the human remains and 
associated funerary objects removed from Fresno, Kings, and Madera 
Counties, CA, and is reducing the minimum number of individuals removed 
from Fresno County from six to four. Field Museum staff also assigned an 
official catalog number (42709.1) to one of the associated funerary 
objects, the abalone shell.
    In the Federal Register (76 FR 80393-80394, December 23, 2011), 
paragraph seven is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:
    In March 1901, human remains representing, at minimum, four 
individuals (catalog numbers 42707- 42709, 42713) were removed from 
unknown locations in Squaw Valley, near Sanger in Fresno County, CA, by 
John Hudson. No known individuals were identified. The two associated 
funerary objects are a broken child's basket (catalog number 70830) and 
an abalone shell (catalog number 42709.1) comprised of one larger piece 
of shell and its fragments.
    In the Federal Register (76 FR 80393-80394, December 23, 2011), 
paragraph ten is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:
    Officials of the Field Museum have determined that:
     Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described above 
represent the physical remains of seven individuals of Native American 
ancestry.

Additional Requestor and Disposition

    Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be 
culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary 
objects should contact Helen Robbins, Repatriation Director, Field Museum 
of Natural History, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605-2496, 
telephone (312) 665-7317, before August 2, 2012. Repatriation of the 
human remains and associated funerary objects to the Picayune Rancheria 
of Chukchansi Indians of California; Santa Rosa Indian Community of the 
Santa Rosa Rancheria, California; Table Mountain Rancheria of California; 
and the Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation, 
California, may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come 
forward.
    The Field Museum is responsible for notifying the Picayune Rancheria 
of Chukchansi Indians of California; Santa Rosa Indian Community of the 
Santa Rosa Rancheria, California; Table Mountain Rancheria of California; 
and the Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation, 
California, that this notice has been published.

    Dated: June 11, 2012.
David Tarler,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2012-16207 Filed 7-2-12; 8:45 am]
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