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National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11258; 2200-1100-665]

Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Maxey Museum, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA; 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. 3005, of the intent to repatriate cultural items in the possession of Maxey Museum, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA that meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects under 25 U.S.C. 3001.

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 removes two of the unassociated funerary objects published in a Notice of Intent to Repatriate in theFederal Register(77 FR 13622-13622, March 7, 2012). The two objects were not included due to a cataloguing error.

In theFederal Register(77 FR 13622-13622, March 7, 2012), paragraph six, sentence two is corrected by substituting the following sentence:

In theFederal Register(77 FR 13622-13622, March 7, 2012), paragraph 11, sentence one is corrected by substituting the following sentence:

Additional Requestors

Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the unassociated funerary objects should contact Gary Rollefson, Maxey Museum, Whitman College, 345 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, WA 99362, telephone (509) 527-4938, before November 13, 2012. Repatriation of the unassociated funerary objects to the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Washington; Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Washington; Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation, Oregon; Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon; Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho (previously listed as Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho) (hereafter referred to as "The Tribes"); and the Wanapum Band, a non-Federally recognized Indian group, may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward.

Maxey Museum, Whitman College is responsible for notifying The Tribes and the Wanapum Band, a non-Federallyrecognized Indian group, that this notice has been published.

Dated: September 11, 2012. Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program.