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Kalispel Reservation, Washington; Salt Lake City, UT. The human remains contacted, but declined to participate in
Lower Elwha Tribal Community of the were removed from Fort Douglas, Salt the consultation.
Lower Elwha Reservation, Washington; Lake County, UT. On March 16, 1939, human remains
Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation, This notice is published as part of the representing a minimum of one
Washington; Makah Indian Tribe of the National Park Service’s administrative individual were removed from the
Makah Indian Reservation, Washington; responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 basement of an officer’s quarters on Fort
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe of the U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations Douglas in Salt Lake County, UT, during
Muckleshoot Reservation, Washington; in this notice are the sole responsibility excavations conducted to enlarge the
Nisqually Indian Tribe of the Nisqually of the museum, institution, or Federal basement area of a ‘‘Sgt. Pooles’’ house.
Reservation, Washington; Nooksack agency that has control of the Native The human remains were transferred for
Indian Tribe of Washington; Port American human remains. The National curation to the University of Utah, Utah
Gamble Indian Community of the Port Park Service is not responsible for the Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake
Gamble Reservation, Washington; determinations in this notice. City, UT, on March 19, 1939. No known
Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup A detailed assessment of the human individual was identified. No associated
Reservation, Washington; Quileute remains was made by U.S. Department funerary objects are present.
Tribe of the Quileute Reservation, of Defense, Army professional staff in Information obtained during the
Washington; Quinault Tribe of the consultation with representatives of the inventory conducted by University of
Quinault Reservation, Washington; Great Basin Inter–Tribal NAGPRA Utah, Utah Museum of Natural History
Samish Indian Tribe, Washington; Sauk- Coalition, representing the Big Pine staff indicates that this burial is believed
Suiattle Indian Tribe of Washington; Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone to date to the Archaic period (circa
Shoalwater Bay Tribe of the Shoalwater Indians of the Big Pine Reservation, 7,000 B.C. to A.D. 800). Since the
Bay Indian Reservation, Washington; California; Bridgeport Paiute Indian Archaic period is a continent–wide
Skokomish Indian Tribe of the Colony of California; Duckwater archeological culture period with no
Skokomish Reservation, Washington; Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater known distinctly identifiable ties to any
Snoqualmie Tribe, Washington; Reservation, Nevada; Ely Shoshone one modern tribe, it is unlikely that a
Spokane Tribe of the Spokane Tribe of Nevada; Fort McDermitt Paiute specific tribal affiliation can be assigned
Reservation, Washington; Squaxin and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort to the Native American human remains.
Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada However, a review of the available
Reservation, Washington; Stillaguamish and Oregon; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute literature demonstrates
Tribe of Washington; Suquamish Indian Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony, ethnographically, linguistically, and/or
Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Nevada; Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the archeologically, that the present–day
Washington; Swinomish Indians of the Lovelock Indian Colony, Nevada; Northern Shoshone, Western Shoshone,
Swinomish Reservation, Washington; Northwestern Band of Shoshoni Nation Eastern Shoshone, and Ute bands and
Tulalip Tribes of the Tulalip of Utah (Washakie); Paiute–Shoshone tribes have both historic and prehistoric
Reservation, Washington; and Upper Indians of the Bishop Community of the ties to the general geographical area of
Skagit Indian Tribe of Washington that Bishop Colony, California; Paiute– Fort Douglas. Furthermore, Northern
this notice has been published. Shoshone Indians of the Lone Pine Shoshone, Western Shoshone, Eastern
Community of the Lone Pine Shoshone, and Ute bands and tribes
Dated: March 5, 2008. Reservation, California; Paiute– have aboriginal ancestral territories that
David Tarler, Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon fall within the Great Basin culture area
Acting Manager, National NAGPRA Program. Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Reno– encompassing Fort Douglas. The
[FR Doc. E8–6559 Filed 3–28–08; 8:45 am] Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada; present–day descendants of the
BILLING CODE 4312–50–S Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Northern Shoshone, Western Shoshone,
Reservation, Wyoming; Shoshone– Eastern Shoshone, and Ute band and
Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall tribes are members of the Big Pine Band
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Reservation of Idaho; Shoshone–Paiute of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone
Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, Indians of the Big Pine Reservation,
National Park Service Nevada; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of California; Bridgeport Paiute Indian
the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; Colony of California; Death Valley
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Susanville Indian Rancheria, California; Timbi–Sha Shoshone Band of
Department of Defense, Army, Te–Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone California; Duckwater Shoshone Tribe
Installation Management Agency–Army Indians of Nevada (Four constituent of the Duckwater Reservation, Nevada;
Reserve Office, Arlington, VA, and bands: Battle Mountain Band; Elko Ely Shoshone Tribe of Nevada; Fort
University of Utah, Utah Museum of Band; South Fork Band and Wells McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes
Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT Band); Washoe Tribe of Nevada & of the Fort McDermitt Indian
AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Las
ACTION: Notice. Colony, Woodfords Community, Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las
Steward Community, & Washoe Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Lovelock
Notice is here given in accordance Ranches); and Yomba Shoshone Tribe of Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian
with the Native American Graves the Yomba Reservation, Nevada. Colony, Nevada; Northwestern Band of
Protection and Repatriation Act Representatives of the Death Valley Shoshoni Nation of Utah (Washakie);
(NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the Timbi–Sha Shoshone Band of California Paiute–Shoshone Indians of the Bishop
completion of an inventory of human were also consulted, but are not Community of the Bishop Colony,
remains in the control of the U.S. members of the Great–Basin Inter–Tribal California; Paiute–Shoshone Indians of
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Department of Defense, Army, NAGPRA Coalition. The Ute Indian the Lone Pine Community of the Lone
Installation Management Agency–Army Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Pine Reservation, California; Paiute–
Reserve Office, Arlington, VA, and in Reservation, Utah and Ute Mountain Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon
the physical custody of the University of Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Reno–
Utah, Utah Museum of Natural History, Colorado, New Mexico & Utah were Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada;

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Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River In 2005, a letter from the Review Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone
Reservation, Wyoming; Shoshone– Committee’s Designated Federal Officer, Indians of the Big Pine Reservation,
Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall writing on behalf of the Secretary of the California; Bridgeport Paiute Indian
Reservation of Idaho; Shoshone–Paiute Interior, recommended disposition by Colony of California; Death Valley
Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, the Army, Installation Management Timbi-Sha Shoshone Band of California;
Nevada; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of Agency–Army Reserve of the physical Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the
the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; remains of one individual to the 20 Duckwater Reservation, Nevada; Ely
Te–Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone federally recognized bands and tribes Shoshone Tribe of Nevada; Fort
Indians of Nevada; Susanville Indian that are members of the Great Basin McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes
Rancheria, California; Ute Indian Tribe Inter–Tribal NAGPRA Coalition of the Fort McDermitt Indian
of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, contingent on the publication of a Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Las
Utah; Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Notice of Inventory Completion in the Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las
Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Federal Register. This notice fulfills this Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Lovelock
Mexico & Utah; Washoe Tribe of Nevada requirement. Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian
& California (Carson Colony, Representatives of any other Indian Colony, Nevada; Northwestern Band of
Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords tribe that believes itself to be culturally Shoshoni Nation of Utah (Washakie);
Community, Steward Community, & affiliated with the human remains Paiute–Shoshone Indians of the Bishop
Washoe Ranches); and Yomba Shoshone should contact Mr. Richard White, Community of the Bishop Colony,
Tribe of the Yomba Reservation, Conservation Chief, ATTN: IMAR–E, California; Paiute–Shoshone Indians of
Nevada. 2511 Jefferson Davis Highway, 10th the Lone Pine Community of the Lone
Officials of the Army, Installation Floor, Arlington, VA 22202–3926, Pine Reservation, California; Paiute–
Management Agency–Army Reserve telephone (703) 602–2848, before April Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon
Office have determined that, pursuant to 30, 2008. Repatriation of the human Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Reno-
25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human remains to the Great Basin Inter–Tribal Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada;
remains described above represent the NAGPRA Coalition, on behalf of the Big Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River
physical remains of one individual of Pine Band of Owens Valley Paiute Reservation, Wyoming; Shoshone-
Native American ancestry. Officials of Shoshone Indians of the Big Pine Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall
the Army, Installation Management Reservation, California; Bridgeport Reservation of Idaho; Shoshone-Paiute
Paiute Indian Colony of California; Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation,
Agency–Army Reserve Office have also
Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Nevada; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of
determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C.
Duckwater Reservation, Nevada; Ely the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado;
3001 (2), a relationship of shared group
Shoshone Tribe of Nevada; Fort Susanville Indian Rancheria, California;
identity cannot reasonably be traced
McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes Te–Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone
between the Native American human
of the Fort McDermitt Indian Indians of Nevada; Ute Indian Tribe of
remains and any present–day Indian
Reservation, Nevada and Oregon; Las the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah;
tribe. Lastly, officials of the Army,
Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Mountain
Installation Management Agency–Army
Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Lovelock Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico &
Reserve Office determined that the
Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Utah; Washoe Tribe of Nevada &
physical remains of the one individual Colony, Nevada; Northwestern Band of
of Native American ancestry are California (Carson Colony, Dresslerville
Shoshoni Nation of Utah (Washakie); Colony, Woodfords Community,
culturally unidentifiable. Paiute–Shoshone Indians of the Bishop
The Native American Graves Steward Community, & Washoe
Community of the Bishop Colony, Ranches); and Yomba Shoshone Tribe of
Protection and Repatriation Review California; Paiute–Shoshone Indians of
Committee (Review Committee) is the Yomba Reservation, Nevada that this
the Lone Pine Community of the Lone notice has been published.
responsible for recommending specific Pine Reservation, California; Paiute–
actions for disposition of culturally Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon Dated: February 28, 2008.
unidentifiable human remains. In 1997, Reservation and Colony, Nevada; Reno– Sherry Hutt,
the Army, Installation Management Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada; Manager, National NAGPRA Program.
Agency–Army Reserve determined that Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River [FR Doc. E8–6557 Filed 3–28–08; 8:45 am]
there was not sufficient evidence of a Reservation, Wyoming; Shoshone– BILLING CODE 4312–50–S
shared group identity (cultural Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall
affiliation) between the human remains Reservation of Idaho; Shoshone-Paiute
and a particular Indian Tribe or Tribes Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
and the human remains were Nevada; Southern Ute Indian Tribe of
‘‘culturally unidentifiable.’’ Officials of the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; National Park Service
the Army, Installation Management Susanville Indian Rancheria, California;
Agency–Army Reserve requested that Te–Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Notice of Inventory Completion: Paul
the Review Committee recommend Indians of Nevada; Washoe Tribe of H. Karshner Memorial Museum,
disposition of the culturally Nevada & California (Carson Colony, Puyallup, WA; Correction
unidentifiable human remains from Fort Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.
Douglas to the 20 federally recognized Community, Steward Community, & ACTION: Notice; correction.
tribes that represent the Great Basin Washoe Ranches); and Yomba Shoshone
Inter–Tribal NAGPRA Coalition. The Tribe of the Yomba Reservation, Notice is here given in accordance
Great Basin Inter–Tribal NAGPRA Nevada, may proceed after that date if with the Native American Graves
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Coalition has adopted a resolution for a no additional claimants come forward. Protection and Repatriation Act
joint claim for the human remains from The U.S. Department of Defense, (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the
Fort Douglas (Great Basin Inter–Tribal Army, Installation Management completion of an inventory of human
NAGPRA Coalition Resolution No. 04– Agency–Army Reserve Office is remains in the possession of the Paul H.
001). responsible for notifying the Big Pine Karshner Memorial Museum, Puyallup,

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