The skeletal elements are associated with Ancestral Puebloan individuals repatriated in 2011 and reburied 2012. Fort Lewis College staff found and reported these elements in 2017. Under Future Applicability, 43.CFR.10.13 1.ii.(2):
(2) Additional pieces or fragments of previously repatriated human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony may be returned to the appropriate Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization without publication of a notice in the FEDERAL REGISTER, as otherwise required under §§10.8(f) and 10.9(e), if they do not change the number or cultural affiliation of the cultural items listed in the previous notice.