[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 167 (Tuesday, August 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 52057]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov ]
[FR Doc No: 2012-20938]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11009; 2200-1100-665]


Notice of Inventory Completion: Brigham Young University, Museum 
of Peoples and Cultures, Provo, UT; 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 Brigham Young University Museum of 
Peoples and Cultures, Provo, UT. The human remains and associated 
funerary objects were removed from San Juan 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). 
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 the 
number of associated funerary objects published in a Notice of 
Inventory Completion in the Federal Register (75 FR 58433-58435, 
September 24, 2010). A recent re-inventory of culturally unidentifiable 
human remains led to the recognition of culturally identifiable human 
remains from Iceberg Canyon near Lake Powell, San Juan County, UT.
    In the Federal Register (75 FR 58433-58435, September 24, 2010), 
paragraph seven is corrected by substituting the following paragraph:

    At an unknown date, human remains representing a minimum of six 
individuals were removed from an unknown location in Iceberg Canyon 
near Lake Powell, San Juan County, UT, by private individuals. No 
further geographical information is known. In 1971, the human 
remains were donated to the Museum of Peoples and Cultures and were 
accessioned (Catalog Nos. 1971.11.5.0 and 1971.19.1.0). No known 
individuals were identified. The two associated funerary objects are 
one lot of clothing fragments and one piece of petrified wood.

    In the Federal Register (75 FR 58433-58435, September 24, 2010), 
paragraph 23, sentences one and two are corrected by substituting the 
following sentences:

    Officials of the Museum of Peoples and Cultures have determined 
that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(9), the human remains described 
above represent the physical remains of 39 individuals of Native 
American ancestry. Officials of the Museum of Peoples and Cultures 
also have determined that pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(A), the 139 
objects described 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

    Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to 
be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary 
objects should contact Paul Stavast, Museum of Peoples and Cultures, 
Brigham Young University, 105 Allen Hall, Provo, UT 84602-3600, 
telephone (801) 422-0018, before September 27, 2012. Repatriation of 
the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Hopi Tribe of 
Arizona; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian 
Reservation, Arizona; Kewa Pueblo, New Mexico (formerly the Pueblo of 
Santo Domingo); Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico; 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 Santa Ana, New Mexico; Pueblo 
of Santa Clara, New Mexico; Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico; Pueblo of 
Tesuque, New Mexico; Pueblo of Zia, New Mexico; and the Zuni Tribe of 
the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico (hereafter referred to as ``The 
Tribes''), may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come 
forward.
    The Museum of Peoples and Cultures is responsible for notifying The 
Tribes that this notice has been published.

    Dated: August 3, 2012.
Melanie O'Brien,
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
[FR Doc. 2012-20938 Filed 8-27-12; 8:45 am]
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