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[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11046; 2200-1100-665]

Notice of Inventory Completion: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.
ACTION: 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 American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY. The human remains were removed from Clallam County, WA.

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 published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in theFederal Register(69 FR 42771-42772, July 16, 2004). Following the notice publication, museum staff discovered post-cranial elements of another individual from the site in Port Williams, Clallam County, WA. The total number of individuals from the site is increasing from 238 to 239.

In theFederal Register(69 FR 42771-42772, July 16, 2004), paragraph ten, sentence one is corrected by substituting the following sentence:

In theFederal Register(69 FR 42771-42772, July 16, 2004), paragraph twelve, sentence one is corrected by substituting the following sentence:

Additional Requestors and Disposition

Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Nell Murphy, Director of Cultural Resources, American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street at Central Park West, New York, NY, 10024, telephone (212) 769-5837, before September 27, 2012. Repatriation of the human remains to the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington; Lower Elwha Tribal Community of the Lower Elwha Reservation, Washington; and the Port Gamble Indian Community of the Port Gamble Reservation, Washington, may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward.

The American Museum of Natural History is responsible for notifying Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington; Lower Elwha Tribal Community of the Lower Elwha Reservation, Washington; and the Port Gamble Indian Community of the Port Gamble Reservation, Washington, that this notice has been published.

Dated: August 8, 2012. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program.