INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1945
Chap. 19 | Chap. 95 | Chap. 123 | Chap. 129 | Chap. 173 | Chap. 189 | Chap. 203 | Chap. 223 | Chap. 262 | Chap. 271 | Chap. 301 | Chap. 320 | Chap. 322 | Chap. 589 | Chap. 596

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Chapter 262
July 3, 1945 [H.R. 3024] |  [Public Law 123] 59 Stat. 318

AN ACT
Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes.
Section 5 | 9

Margin Notes
Chap. 262 Interior Department Appropriation Act 1946.
Post, pp. 646-650.
Chap. 262 322
Chap. 262 324
Post, p. 646.
Chap. 262 42 Stat. 1448.
Chap. 262 41 Stat. 450.
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 262 Post, p. 647.
Chap. 262 Purchase of goods and supplies.
Chap. 262 Maintenance of law and order.
Chap. 262 Lease, etc., of agency buildings.
Chap. 262 325
Chap. 262 Report to Congress.
Chap. 262 Restricted lands, taxes, etc.
50 Stat. 573.
Chap. 262 25 U.S.C. § 412a.
Chap. 262 Havasupai Indian Reservation, Ariz.
Chap. 262 58 Stat. 470.
Chap. 262 Purchase and lease of lands.
Chap. 262 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 262 326 58 Stat.132.
16 U.S.C., Supp. IV, §§ 583-583i.
Availability.
Chap. 262 Timber sales, etc., expenses.
Chap. 262 41 Stat. 415.
Chap. 262 Rewards.
Chap. 262 Suppression, etc., of forest fires.
Chap. 262 Report to Congress.
Chap. 262 Geological Survey. Transfer of funds.
Chap. 262 26 Stat. 794; 35 Stat. 783.
Chap. 262 Development of agriculture and stock raising.
Chap. 262 Navajo Reservation, sheep breeding station.
Chap. 262 Advances for home construction, etc.
Chap. 262 Funds continued available.
58 Stat. 472.
Chap. 262 Educational loans.
Chap. 262 327
Moneys reimbursed, availability.
Chap. 262 Tribal enterprises.
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 986.
25 U.S.C., Supp. IV, § 470a.
Advances.
Chap. 262 Revolving loan fund.
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 986.
25 U.S.C., Supp. IV, § 470a.
49 Stat. 1967, 1250.
Administrative expenses.
Chap. 262 Increase of authorization.
57 Stat. 459.
Chap. 262 Indian arts and crafts.
Chap. 262 25 U.S.C. §§ 305-305e.
Chap. 262 Salary limitation.
Chap. 262 Reappropriation.
Chap. 262 55 Stat. 826.
Chap. 262 328
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 262 Interchange of amounts.
Chap. 262 Apportionment of costs.
Chap. 262 San Carlos project, Ariz.
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 262 Pima Indians, Ariz. Subjugation and cropping operations.
Chap. 262 Colorado River Indian Reservation, Ariz.
Chap. 262 329
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 262 Yuma Reservation, Calif.
Chap. 262 Fort Hall irrigation systems, Idaho.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Fort Belknap Reservation, Mont.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Fort Peck project, Mont.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Mont.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Flathead Reservation, Mont.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Crow Reservation, Mont.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Tongue River Water Users' Association, etc., Mont.
Chap. 262 Paiute lands within Newlands project, Nev.
Chap. 262 330
Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, N. Mex.
Chap. 262 Klamath Reservation, Oreg.
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 262 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes, Utah.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Uintah project, Utah.
25 U.S.C., Supp. IV, § 389 note.
Chap. 262 Yakima Indian Reservation, Wash. Wapato system.
Chap. 262 Supra. Reimbursement to reclamation fund.
Chap. 262 Irrigation charges, Wapato project, Wash.
Chap. 262 Supra.
Chap. 262 Gila River, Ariz. Settlement of water rights claims.
Chap. 262 Execution of contracts, etc.
Chap. 262 331
Chap. 262 47 Stat. 564.
Chap. 262 Wind River Reservation, Wyo.
Chap. 262 48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 262 Construction, repair, etc., of designated projects.
Chap. 262 Surveys, investigations, etc.
Chap. 262 Interchange of appropriations.
Chap. 262 Support of Indian schools.
Chap. 262 Contracts.
Chap. 262 332
Printing and binding.
Chap. 262 Travel expenses.
Chap. 262 44 Stat. 560.
Chap. 262 Contracts.
Chap. 262 St. Louis Mission Boarding School, Okla.
Chap. 262 Loans for payment of tuition.
Chap. 262 Reimbursement.
Chap. 262 Buildings at Indian schools.
Chap. 262 Nonreservation boarding schools. Support, etc., of Indian pupils.
Chap. 262 Phoenix, Ariz.
Chap. 262 Sherman Institute, Riverside, Calif.
Chap. 262 Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kans.
Chap. 262 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 262 Carson City, Nev.
Chap. 262 333
Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Chap. 262 Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Chap. 262 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 262 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 262 Sequoyah Vocational School, Tahlequah, Okla.
Chap. 262 Carter Seminary, Okla.
Chap. 262 Euchee, Okla.
Chap. 262 Eufaula, Okla.
Chap. 262 Jones Academy, Okla.
Chap. 262 Wheelock Academy, Okla.
Chap. 262 Chemawa, Oreg.
Chap. 262 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 262 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 262 Interchange of amounts.
Chap. 262 Report to Congress.
Chap. 262 Tuition for Indian children at public schools, etc.
Chap. 262 Salaries of certain public-school teachers.
Chap. 262 334
Natives in Alaska. Support, relief, etc.
Chap. 262 Report to Congress.
Chap. 262 Clinical surveys and general medical research.
Chap. 262 Contributions from nonreservation boarding schools.
Chap. 262 Collection of fees.
Chap. 262 Administration.
Chap. 262 Collection of fees.
Chap. 262 Support, etc., of needy Indians.
Chap. 262 335
Chap. 262 Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, Okla.
Chap. 262 32 Stat. 654.
Chap. 262 Seneca Nation, N. Y.
Chap. 262 Klamath Agency, Oreg.
Chap. 262 Makah Indians, Taholah Agency, Wash.
Chap. 262 Menominee Agency, Wis.
Chap. 262 Salaries, etc., of tribal officers.
336
Chap. 262 41 U.S.C. § 5.
18 U.S.C. §§ 744a-744h.
Chap. 262 Five Civilized Tribes, Okla.
Chap. 262 Limitation.
Chap. 262 Osage Agency, Okla.
Chap. 262 Traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 262 Expenses of tribal councils, etc.
Chap. 262 337
Restriction on use of funds.
Chap. 262 Colorado River Tribe, Ariz., attorney.
Chap. 262 Ute Tribe, Utah, attorney.
Chap. 262 Colville Tribe, Wash., attorneys.
Chap. 262 Quinaielt Tribe, Wash., attorneys.
Chap. 262 Shoshone Tribe, Wyo., attorneys.
Chap. 262 Gallup-Shiprock Highway, N. Mex.
Chap. 262 55 Stat. 207.
Chap. 262 Reservation roads.
45 Stat. 750.
Chap. 262 338
Chap. 262 Senecas, N. Y.
Chap. 262 Six Nations, N. Y.
7 Stat. 46.
Chap. 262 Choctaws, Okla.
Chap. 262 7 Stat. 99.
11 Stat. 614.
7 Stat. 213.
Chap. 262 7 Stat. 212, 236.
Chap. 262 7 Stat. 235.
Chap. 262 Pawnees, Okla.
11 Stat. 729; 27 Stat. 644.
Chap. 262 Indians of Sioux reservations.
Chap. 262 Interest on trust funds, payments.
Chap. 262 Availability of funds for purchase of supplies, etc.
Chap. 262 Travel expenses, etc.
Chap. 262 Availability of designated appropriations.
Chap. 262 343
Chap. 262 344
Mineral leasing.
38 Stat. 742; 40 Stat. 297; 41 Stat. 437, 136.
Chap. 262 345
Chap. 262 352
Chap. 262 354
Chap. 262 355
Sec. 5 359
Attendance at meetings, etc.
Sec. 9 360
Purchase of lawbooks. etc.
Sec. 9 Limitations.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, namely:

GENERAL LAND OFFICE

Payment to Oklahoma from royalties, oil and gas, south half of Red River: For payment of 37½ per centum of the royalties derived from the south half of Red River in Oklahoma under the provisions of the Act of March 4, 1923 (30 U.S.C. 233), which shall be paid to the State of Oklahoma in lieu of all State and local taxes upon tribal funds accruing under said Act, to be expended by the State in the same manner as if received under section 35 of the Act approved February 25, 1920 (30 U.S.C. 191), $3,000: Provided, That expenditures hereunder shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

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BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

SALARIES AND GENERAL EXPENSES

For departmental personal services, including such services in the District of Columbia, $691,760.

For travel expenses of departmental employees of the Bureau of Indian Affairs; radio, telegraph, and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington, District of Columbia, and Chicago, Illinois; rental of office equipment and the purchase of necessary supplies therefor; printing and binding, including the purchase of reprints of scientific and technical articles published in periodicals and journals; and other necessary expenses of the Indian Service for which no other appropriation is available, $80,900.

For advertising, inspection, storage, and all other expenses incident to the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian Service and for payment of railroad, pipe-line, and other transportation costs of such goods and supplies, $760,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used in payment for any services except bill therefor is rendered within one year from the time the service is performed.

For maintaining law and order on Indian reservations, including pay of judges of Indian courts, pay of Indian police, and pay of employees engaged in the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors, marihuana, and deleterious drugs among Indians, and including traveling expenses, supplies, and equipment, $272,600.

For lease, purchase, construction (not to exceed $1,500 for any one building), repair, and improvement of agency buildings, exclusive of hospital buildings, including the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, and sewerage and water systems in connection therewith, $200,000.

Vehicles, Indian Service: Not to exceed $450,000 of applicable appropriations made herein for the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be available for the maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles for the use of employees in the Indian field service, and the transportation of Indian school pupils, and applicable appropriations may be used for the purchase of not to exceed one hundred motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and such vehicles may be used for the transportation of Indian school pupils.

Replacement of property destroyed by fire, flood, or storm: To meet possible emergencies not exceeding $35,000 of the appropriations made by this Act for support of reservation and nonreservation schools, for school and agency buildings, and for conservation of health among Indians shall be available, upon approval of the Secretary, for replacing any buildings, equipment, supplies, livestock, or other property of those activities of the Indian Service above referred to which may be destroyed or rendered unserviceable by fire, flood, or storm: Provided, That any diversions of appropriations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget.

INDIAN LANDS

The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $25,000 contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1938, for the payment of taxes, including penalties and interest, assessed against individually owned Indian land, title to which is held subject to restrictions against alienation or encumbrance except with the consent or approval of the Secretary, when such land was purchased with trust or restricted funds with the understanding that after purchase it would be nontaxable, as authorized by the Act of June 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1542),

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is hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30, 1946.

Purchase of improvements on lands, Havasupai Indian Reservation, Arizona: The unexpended balance of the appropriation under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1945, is hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30, 1946.

Purchase and lease of lands (tribal funds): For the purchase of land and improvements on land; lease of lands and water rights; and necessary expenses incident thereto, in not to exceed the following amounts:

Arizona: Navajo, Arizona and New Mexico, $20,000; Colorado: Southern Ute, $30,000; Montana: Blackfeet, $50,000; Flathead, $25,000; Fort Peck, $50,000; Nebraska: Santee, $6,000; North and South Dakota: Standing Rock, $6,000; Washington: Colville, $50,000; in all, not to exceed $237,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes: Provided, That 5 per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably.

INDUSTRIAL ASSISTANCE AND ADVANCEMENT

For the preservation of timber on Indian reservations and allotments other than the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin, the education of Indians in the proper care of forests, the general administration of forestry and grazing work, including fire prevention and payment of reasonable rewards for information leading to arrest and conviction of a person or persons setting forest and range fires, or taking or otherwise destroying timber, in violation of law on Indian lands, and the establishment of cooperative sustained yield forest units pursuant to the Act of March 29, 1944 (Public Law 273), $566,080: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the expenses of administration of Indian forest lands from which timber is sold to the extent only that proceeds from the sales of timber from such lands are insufficient for that purpose.

For expenses incidental to the sale of timber, and for the expenses of administration, including fire prevention, of Indian forest lands only from which such timber is sold, $137,800, reimbursable to the United States as provided in the Act of February 14, 1920 (25 U.S.C. 413), from the proceeds of timber sales: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of reasonable rewards for information leading to arrest and conviction of a person or persons setting forest fires, or taking or otherwise destroying timber, in violation of law.

For the suppression or emergency prevention of forest and range fires on or threatening Indian reservations, $12,000, together with $25,000 from funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes of Indians interested: Provided, That not to exceed $50,000 of appropriations herein made for timber operations and forest and range administration shall be available upon the approval of the Secretary for fire-suppression or emergency prevention purposes: Provided further, That any diversions of appropriations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget.

For transfer to the Geological Survey for expenditures to be made in inspecting mines and examining mineral deposits on Indian lands and in supervising mining operations on restricted, tribal, and allotted Indian lands leased under the provisions of the Acts of February 28, 1891 (25 U.S.C. 336, 371, 397), May 27, 1908 (35 Stat. 312), March 3, 1909 (25 U.S.C. 396), and other Acts authorizing the leasing of such lands for mining purposes, including purchase (not to exceed one), maintenance, repair, and operation of passenger-carrying vehicles, and not to exceed $10,000 for personal services in the District of Columbia, $94,200.

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For the purpose of developing agriculture and stock raising among the Indians, including necessary personnel, traveling and other expenses, and purchase of supplies and equipment, $600,000, of which not to exceed $10,000 may be used to conduct agricultural experiments and demonstrations on Indian school or agency farms and to maintain a supply of suitable plants or seed for issue to Indians, and not to exceed $33,500 may be used for the operation and maintenance of a sheep breeding station on the Navajo Reservation, and not to exceed $5,000 may be used for defraying the expenses of Indian fairs, including premiums for exhibits.

Industrial assistance (tribal funds): For advances to individual members of the tribes for the construction of homes and for the purchase of land, seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, building material, and other equipment and supplies; and for advances to old, disabled, or indigent Indians for their support and burial, and Indians having irrigable allotments to assist them in the development and cultivation thereof, to be immediately available, $30,000, payable from tribal funds as follows: Colorado River, Arizona, $30,000; and the unexpended balances of funds available under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1945 are hereby continued available during the fiscal year 1946 for the purposes for which they were appropriated: Provided, That advances may be made to worthy Indian youth to enable them to take educational courses, including courses in nursing, home economics, forestry, agriculture, and other industrial subjects in colleges, universities, or other institutions, and advances so made shall be reimbursed in not to exceed eight years under such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe: Provided further, That all moneys reimbursed during the fiscal year 1946 shall be credited to the respective appropriations and be available for the purposes of this paragraph: Provided further, That funds available under this paragraph may be used for the establishment and operation of tribal enterprises when proposed by Indian tribes and approved under regulations prescribed by the Secretary: Provided further, That enterprises operated under the authority contained in the foregoing proviso shall be governed by the regulations established for the making of loans from the revolving loan fund authorized by the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U.S.C. 470): Provided further, That the unexpended balances of prior appropriations under this head for any tribe, including reimbursements to such appropriations and the appropriations made herein, may be advanced to such tribe, if incorporated, for use under regulations established for the making of loans from the revolving loan fund authorized by the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U.S.C. 470).

To increase the revolving fund established for the purpose of making and administering loans to Indian chartered corporations in accordance with section 10 of the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U.S.C. 470), and of making and administering loans to Indians and Indian organizations in accordance with the Acts of June 26, 1936 (25 U.S.C. 506), May 1, 1936 (25 U.S.C. 473a), and July 12, 1943 (57 Stat. 459), $250,000, and not to exceed $125,000 of the revolving fund established pursuant to said Acts, shall be available for all necessary expenses of administering loans to Indians from said fund and other funds, including not to exceed $3,000 for printing and binding; and the authorization of $600,000 in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1944, for loans from said revolving fund to individual Indians and Indian organizations otherwise ineligible to participate therein is hereby increased to $750,000.

For the development, under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, of Indian arts and crafts, as authorized by the Act of August 27, 1935 (49 Stat. 891), including expenses of exhibits, not to exceed $2,500 for printing and binding, and other necessary expenses,

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$31,740, of which not to exceed $13,000 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay any salary at a rate exceeding $6,500 per annum.

The appropriation "Suppressing contagious diseases of livestock on Indian reservations" contained in the Third Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1942, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1946, for the same purposes, and for suppressing contagious diseases among livestock of Indians under the jurisdiction of the Pima Agency, Arizona.

DEVELOPMENT OF WATER SUPPLY

For the development, rehabilitation, repair, maintenance, and operation of domestic and stock water facilities on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, the Hopi Reservation in Arizona, the Papago Reservation in Arizona, and the several Pueblos in New Mexico, including the purchase and installation of pumping and other equipment, $95,000.

IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE

For the construction, repair, and maintenance of irrigation systems, and for purchase or rental of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, ditches, and lands necessary for irrigation purposes for Indian reservations and allotments; for operation of irrigation systems or appurtenances thereto when no other funds are applicable or available for the purpose; for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights, upon the Indian irrigation projects named below, $255,000, reimbursable, together with $51,100 operation and maintenance collections, from which latter amount expenditures for any one project shall not exceed the aggregate receipts from such project covered into the Treasury pursuant to section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934:

Miscellaneous projects, $40,000; Arizona: Ak Chin, $4,000; Chiu Chui, $4,000; Fort Apache, $4,500; San Carlos, $5,000; Navajo, miscellaneous projects, Arizona and New Mexico, $41,535; together with $25,500 (Fruitlands, $9,000; Ganado, $4,500; Hogback, $7,000; miscellaneous projects $8,000),collections; Hopi, miscellaneous projects, $1,500; San Xavier, $2,000; Truxton Canon, $1,815; Salt River, $3,400, together with $2,600, collections; California: Mission, $7,000, together with $3,000 (Morongo, $1,000; Pala and Rincon, $1,000; miscellaneous projects, $1,000), collections; Colorado: Southern Ute, $8,000, together with $8,000, collections; Montana: Tongue River, $2,250, together with $1,000, collections; Nevada: Pyramid Lake, $3,500, together with $500, collections; Walker River, $4,500, together with $1,500, collections; Western Shoshone, $8,000, together with $2,000, collections; New Mexico: Miscellaneous Pueblos, $24,300; Mescalero, $2,500; Oregon: Warm Springs, $3,500; Washington: Colville, $5,200, together with $5,000, collections; Lummi diking project, $500, together with $2,000, collections; and for necessary miscellaneous expenses incident to the general administration of Indian irrigation projects, including pay of employees and their traveling and incidental expenses, $78,000: Provided, That the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably in the discretion of the Secretary, for necessary expenditures for damages by floods and other unforeseen exigencies, but the amounts so interchanged shall not exceed in the aggregate 5 per centum of all the amounts so appropriated: Provided further, That the cost of irrigation projects and of operating and maintaining such projects where reimbursement thereof is required by law shall be apportioned on a per-acre basis against the lands under the respective projects and shall be collected by the Secretary as required by such law, and any

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unpaid charges outstanding against such lands shall constitute a first lien thereon which shall be recited in any patent or instrument issued for such lands.

For operation and maintenance of the San Carlos project for the irrigation of lands in the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona, $125,000 (operation and maintenance collections), and $216,500 (power revenues), of which latter sum not to exceed $20,000 shall be available for major repairs in case of unforeseen emergencies caused by fire, flood, or storm, from which amounts of $125,000 and $216,500, respectively, expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934; in all, $341,500.

For continuing subjugation and for cropping operations on the lands of the Pima Indians in Arizona, there shall be available not to exceed $132,000 of the revenues derived from these operations and deposited into the Treasury of the United States to the credit of such Indians, and such revenues are hereby made available for payment of irrigation operation and maintenance charges assessed against tribal or allotted lands of said Pima Indians.

For improvement, operation, and maintenance of the irrigation and power systems on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, $10,500, reimbursable, together with $31,450 (operation and maintenance collections) and $44,200 (power revenues), from which amounts of $31,450 and $44,200, respectively, expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934; in all, $86,150.

For reclamation and maintenance charges on Indian lands within the Yuma Reservation, California, and on ten acres within each of the eleven Yuma homestead entries in Arizona under the Yuma reclamation project, $11,500, reimbursable.

For improvements, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation systems, Idaho, $25,820, together with $37,950, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For maintenance and operation, repairs, and purchase of stored waters, irrigation systems, Fort Belknap Reservation, Montana, $12,500, reimbursable, together with $4,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For maintenance and operation of the several units of the Fort Peck project, Montana, including not to exceed four thousand acres under the West Side Canal of the Poplar River Division, $7,940, reimbursable, together with $7,700, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For the improvement, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana, $10,300, reimbursable, together with $15,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation and power systems on the Flathead Reservation, Montana, $5,500, reimbursable, together with $128,400 (operation and maintenance collections) and $116,400 (power revenues), from which amounts of $128,400 and $116,400, respectively, expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934; in all, $250,300.

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For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation, Montana, including maintenance assessments payable to the Two Leggins Water Users' Association and Bozeman Trail Ditch Company, Montana, properly assessable against lands allotted to the Indians and irrigable thereunder, $4,500, reimbursable, together with $44,500, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For the payment to the Tongue River Water Users' Association, Montana, or the State Water Conservation Board of Montana, in accordance with the provisions of the Act approved August 11, 1939 (53 Stat. 1411), $9,750, reimbursable as provided in said Act.

For payment of annual installment of reclamation charges against Paiute Indian lands within the Newlands reclamation project, Nevada $2,881; and for payment in advance, as provided by district law, of operation and maintenance assessments, including assessments for the operation of drains to the Truckee-Carson irrigation district, $5,565, to be immediately available; in all, $8,446.

For operation and maintenance assessments on Indian lands, and the buildings and grounds of the Albuquerque Indian School, within the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, New Mexico, $5,086, of which amount $3,948 shall be reimbursed in accordance with existing law.

For improvements, maintenance, and operation of miscellaneous irrigation projects on the Klamath Reservation, Oregon, $1,575, reimbursable, together with $5,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts from operation and maintenance collections on the Sand Creek and Modoc Point units covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For continuing operation and maintenance and betterment of the irrigation system to irrigate allotted lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes in Utah, authorized under the Act of June 21, 1906 (34 Stat. 375), $19,750, reimbursable, together with $43,040 from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For payment of operation and maintenance assessments on certain lands within the Uintah Indian irrigation project as authorized by section 4 (a) of the Act of May 28, 1941 (55 Stat. 209), $1,000.

For operation and maintenance of the Wapato irrigation and drainage system, and auxiliary units thereof, Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, $1,000, reimbursable, together with $184,100 (collections from the water users on the Wapato-Satus, Toppenish-Simcoe, and Ahtanun units), from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For reimbursement to the reclamation fund for stored water to irrigate Indian lands on the Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, pursuant to the Act of July 1, 1940 (54 Stat. 707), $20,000.

For reimbursement to the reclamation fund the proportionate expense of operation and maintenance of the reservoirs for furnishing stored water to lands in the Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, in accordance with the provisions of section 22 of the Act of August 1, 1914 (38 Stat. 604), $11,000.

For reimbursement to the reclamation fund for water furnished the Wapato irrigation project, Yakima Reservation, Washington, for the fiscal years 1937 to 1946, under an agreement of March 31, 1921, $336,750, from which amount payments shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury as "Irrigation charges, Wapato-Satus

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project, Washington", pursuant to section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For settlement of claims to water rights in the Gila River, Arizona, $114,400, reimbursable, of which amount $104,400 shall be paid to the Buckeye Irrigation Company and $10,000 shall be paid to the Arlington Canal Company: Provided, That no part of the sum herein appropriated shall be paid until appropriate contracts shall have been executed by and between the Secretary of the Interior and the Buckeye Irrigation Company and the Arlington Canal Company: Provided further, That no part of the sum herein appropriated shall be paid until (a) an appropriate contract providing for repayment of the proportionate amount properly chargeable to non-Indian lands in the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District shall have been executed by the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and (b) an appropriate resolution shall have been adopted by the Gila River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Council consenting to the charge of the proportionate amount of the sum herein appropriated as construction costs against all Indian lands within the San Carlos Indian irrigation project, subject to the provisions of the Act of July 1, 1932 (25 U.S.C. 386a).

For operation and maintenance of irrigation systems within the ceded and diminished portions of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, including the Indians' pro rata share of the cost of operation and maintenance of the Riverton-Le Clair irrigation district and the Big Bend drainage district on the ceded reservation, $18,000, reimbursable, together with $34,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For the construction, repair, and rehabilitation of irrigation systems on Indian reservations; for the purchase or rental of equipment, tools, and appliances; for the acquisition of rights-of-way, and payment of damages in connection with such irrigation systems; for the development of domestic and stock water and water for subsistence gardens; for the purchase of water rights, ditches, and lands needed for such projects; and for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights, as follows:

Arizona: Colorado River, $87,500; Navajo, Arizona and New Mexico, $50,000;
Salt River, $30,000;
California: Mission, $10,000; Sacramento, $10,000;
Montana: Flathead, $65,000; Fort Belknap, $6,250; Fort Peck, $45,000;
Nevada: Carson, $8,000; Western Shoshone, $20,000; Pyramid Lake, $50,000;
Wyoming: Wind River, $20,000;
Miscellaneous garden tracts, $50,000;

For surveys, investigations, and administrative expenses, including departmental personal services, and not to exceed $2,500 for printing and binding, $115,000;

In all, $566,750, to be reimbursable in accordance with law, and to remain available until completion of the projects: Provided, That the foregoing amounts may be used interchangeably in the discretion of the Secretary, but not more than 10 per centum of any specific amount shall be transferred to any other amount, and no appropriation shall be increased by more than 10 per centum.

EDUCATION

For the support of Indian schools not otherwise provided for, and for other Indian educational purposes, including apprentice teachers for reservation and nonreservation schools, educational facilities authorized by treaty provisions, care of Indian children of school age

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attending public and private schools, support and education of deaf, dumb, blind, physically handicapped, delinquent, or mentally deficient Indian children; for subsistence of pupils in boarding schools during summer months, for the tuition (which may be paid in advance) of Indian pupils attending vocational or higher educational institutions, under such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe; not exceeding $25,000 for cooperation with the State of Oklahoma for the construction and equipment of an Indian arts and crafts building at Anadarko, Oklahoma; and tuition and other assistance for Indian pupils attending public schools, and for the support of Indian museums at Rapid City, South Dakota, and Browning, Montana, and on the Fort Apache Reservation, Arizona, $5,417,190: Provided, That formal contracts shall not be required for payment (which may be made from the date of admission) of such tuition and care of Indian pupils: Provided further, That not to exceed $10,000 of this appropriation may be used for printing and binding (including illustrations) in authorized Indian-school printing plants: Provided further, That no part of any appropriation in this Act for the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be available for expenses of travel for the study of educational systems or practices outside the continental limits of the United States and the Territory of Alaska.

Support of Indian schools from tribal funds: For the support of Indian schools, and for other educational purposes, including care of Indian children of school age attending public and private schools, tuition and other assistance for Indian pupils attending public schools, and support and education of deaf and dumb or blind, physically handicapped, delinquent, or mentally deficient Indian children, there may be expended from Indian tribal funds and from school revenues arising under the Act of May 17, 1926 (25 U.S.C. 155), not more than $370,000: Provided, That formal contracts shall not be required for payment (which may be made from the date of admission) of such tuition and care of Indian pupils.

Education, Osage Nation, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the education of unallotted Osage Indian children in the Saint Louis Mission Boarding School, Oklahoma, $1,500, payable from funds held in trust by the United States for the Osage Tribe.

For loans to Indians for the payment of tuition and other expenses in recognized high schools and vocational and trade schools, and colleges and universities offering recognized vocational, trade, liberal arts, and professional courses, and for apprentice training in Federal, manufacturing, and other establishments, $25,000: Provided, That advances made under this authorization shall be reimbursed in not to exceed eight years, under such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe.

For lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of buildings at Indian schools not otherwise provided for, including the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, sewer, and water systems in connection therewith, and including the purchase of materials for the use of Indian pupils in the construction of buildings (not to exceed $1,500 for any one building) at Indian schools not otherwise provided for, $310,000.

For support and education of Indian pupils at the following nonreservation boarding schools in not to exceed the following amounts respectively:

Phoenix, Arizona: For five hundred pupils, including not to exceed $2,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $167,600; for pay of superintendent or other officer in charge, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $25,000; in all, $192,600;

Sherman Institute, Riverside, California: For four hundred pupils, including not to exceed $2,000 for printing and issuing school paper,

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$150,810; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $23,500; in all, $174,310;

Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas: For five hundred and twelve pupils, including not to exceed $2,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $188,300; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including necessary drainage work, $25,000; in all, $213,300;

Pipestone, Minnesota: For three hundred and twenty-five pupils, $112,965; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $127,965;

Carson City, Nevada: For five hundred pupils, $173,783; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000; in all, $193,783;

Albuquerque, New Mexico: For three hundred and forty-five pupils, $127,905; for pay of superintendent or other officer in charge, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $25,000; in all, $152,905;

Santa Fe, New Mexico: For two hundred and seventy-five pupils, $103,095; for drayage, and general repairs, and improvements, $15,000; in all, $118,095;

Wahpeton, North Dakota: For three hundred pupils, $105,370; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $13,000; in all, $118,370;

Chilocco, Oklahoma: For four hundred pupils, including not to exceed $2,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $153,160; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $25,000; in all, $178,160;

Sequoyah Vocational School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma: For three hundred pupils, $104,080; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $119,080;

Carter Seminary, Oklahoma: For one hundred and sixty-five pupils, $62,355; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $69,355;

Euchee, Oklahoma: For one hundred and fifteen pupils, $43,975; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $50,975;

Eufaula, Oklahoma: For one hundred and forty pupils, $52,610; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $59,610;

Jones Academy, Oklahoma: For one hundred and seventy-five pupils, $65,655; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $72,655;

Wheelock Academy, Oklahoma: For one hundred and thirty pupils, $47,210; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $54,210;

Chemawa, Oregon: For four hundred and twenty-five pupils, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $152,905; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000; in all, $172,905;

Flandreau, South Dakota: For three hundred and fifteen pupils, $119,475; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $19,000; in all, $138,475;

Pierre, South Dakota: For three hundred pupils, $103,390; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $118,390;

In all, for above-named nonreservation boarding schools, not to exceed $2,325,143: Provided, That 5 per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably for expenditures for similar purposes in the various boarding schools named, but not more than 5 per centum shall be added to the amount appropriated for any one of said boarding schools or for any particular item within any

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boarding school. Any such interchanges shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget.

For tuition and for care and other assistance for Indian pupils attending public schools and special Indian day schools and for the repair of special Indian day schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, $355,000, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary and under regulations to be prescribed by him: Provided, That not to exceed $26,000 may be expended for the payment of salaries of public-school teachers, employed by the State, county, or district in special Indian day schools in full-blooded Indian communities, where there are not adequate white day schools available for their attendance.

Natives in Alaska: To enable the Secretary, in his discretion, to provide for support and education and relief of destitution of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska, including necessary traveling expenses of pupils to and from boarding schools in Alaska; repair and rental of school buildings; textbooks and industrial apparatus; pay and traveling expenses of employees; repair, equipment, maintenance, and operation of vessels; and all other necessary expenses which are not included under the above special heads, $1,414,910, to be immediately available, and to remain available until June 30, 1947: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress covering expenditures from the amount herein provided for relief of destitution.

CONSERVATION OF HEALTH

For conservation of health among Indians, including equipment, materials, and supplies; repairs and improvements to buildings and plants; compensation and traveling expenses of officers and employees and renting of quarters for them when necessary; transportation of patients and attendants to and from hospitals and sanatoria; returning to their former homes and interring the remains of deceased patients; for clinical surveys and general medical research in connection with tuberculosis, trachoma, and venereal and other disease conditions among Indians, including cooperation with State and other organizations engaged in similar work and payment of traveling expenses and per diem of physicians, nurses, and other persons whose services are donated by such organizations, and including printing and binding circulars and pamphlets for use in preventing and suppressing trachoma and other contagious and infections diseases, $5,085,965: Provided, That nonreservation boarding schools receiving specific appropriations shall contribute on a per diem basis for the hospitalization of pupils in hospitals located at such schools and supported from this appropriation: Provided further, That in the discretion of the Secretary and under such regulations as may be prescribed by him, fees may be collected from Indians for medical, hospital, and dental service and any fees so collected shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States.

Medical relief in Alaska: To enable the Secretary in his discretion through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, with the advice and cooperation of the Public Health Service, to provide for the medical and sanitary relief of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska; repair, rental, and equipment of hospital buildings; books and surgical apparatus; pay and traveling expenses of employees, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, $844,150, to be available immediately, and to remain available until June 30, 1947.

GENERAL SUPPORT AND ADMINISTRATION

For general administration of Indian property, including pay of employees authorized by continuing or permanent treaty provisions,

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$2,791,410: Provided, That in the discretion of the Secretary, and under such regulations as may be prescribed by him, fees may be collected from individual Indians for service performed for them, and any fees so collected shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States.

For general support and rehabilitation of needy Indians in the United States, $375,000, of which amount not to exceed $37,500 shall be available for administrative expenses incident thereto, including departmental personal services (not to exceed $15,000), and not to exceed $1,000 shall be available for expenses of Indians participating in folk festivals.

Reindeer service: For supervision of reindeer in Alaska and instruction in the care and management thereof, including salaries and travel expenses of employees, purchase, rental, erection, and repair of range cabins, purchase and maintenance of communication and other equipment, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses, $80,000, to be immediately available, and to remain available until June 30, 1947.

Expenses incident to fulfilling the Atoka agreement: For all necessary expenses in connection with negotiation of a contract (including holding of an election) with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians in Oklahoma for purchase by the United States of present right, title, and interest of such Indians in the land and mineral deposits reserved from allotment in accordance with the provisions of section 58 of the Act entitled "An Act to ratify and confirm an agreement with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902, $20,000; to remain available until expended; including $2,000 for printing and binding, and $5,000 for transfer to the Geological Survey for appraisal expenses.

Administration of Indian tribal affairs (tribal funds): For expenses of administering the affairs and property of Indian tribes including pay and traveling expenses of employees, $170,000, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the particular tribe benefited; not to exceed $50,000 for any one tribe.

Administration of tribal affairs; Seneca Nation of New York (tribal funds): For salary of a clerk and expenses incident to administering the leasing work of the Seneca Nation of New York, payable from funds deposited into the United States Treasury pursuant to the Act of February 28, 1901 (31 Stat. 819), $2,800, of which not to exceed $800 may be paid to the treasurer of the Seneca Nation to reimburse the nation for expenses incurred in connection with leasing work.

Support of Klamath Agency, Oregon (tribal funds): For general support of Indians and administration of Indian property under the jurisdiction of the Klamath Agency, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Klamath Tribe of Indians, Oregon, $206,530, of which not to exceed $4,500 shall be available for fees and expenses of an attorney or firm of attorneys selected by the tribe and employed under a contract approved by the Secretary, and for relief, including cash grants.

Support of Makah Indians, Taholah Agency, Washington (tribal funds): For general support of Indians and administration of Indian property of the Makah Tribe under the jurisdiction of the Taholah Agency, Washington, including the purchase of land, buildings and other improvements, title to which shall be taken in the name of the United States in trust for the Makah Indians; payment to the tribe for reimbursement of expenditures made in the purchase of buildings and improvements; and the relief of Indians, including cash grants, $83,600, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Makah Tribe of Indians.

Support of Menominee Agency and pay of tribal officers, Wisconsin (tribal funds): For general support of Indians and administration of Indian property under the jurisdiction of the Menominee Agency,

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Wisconsin, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Menominee Tribe of Indians, Wisconsin, $99,985, including $30,000 for relief of Indians in need of assistance, including cash grants, and $5,200 for the compensation and expenses of an attorney or firm of attorneys employed by the tribe under a contract approved by the Secretary: Provided, That not to exceed $8,000 shall be available from the funds of the Menominee Indians for the payment of salaries and expenses of the chairman, secretary, and interpreters of the Menominee general council and members of the Menominee advisory council and tribal delegates when engaged on business of the tribe at rates to be determined by the Menominee general council and approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Relief of needy Indians: For the relief of Indians in need of assistance, including cash grants; the purchase of subsistence supplies, clothing, and household goods; medical, burial, housing, transportation, and all other necessary expenses, $75,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the particular tribe concerned: Provided, expenditures hereunder may be made without regard to section 3709, Revised Statutes, or to the Act of May 27, 1930 (46 Stat. 391), as amended.

Expenses of tribal officers, Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the current fiscal year money may be expended from the tribal funds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Tribes for equalization of allotments, per capita, and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, not to exceed $5,000 for improvement of Choctaw buildings and grounds, and for salaries and contingent expenses of the governor of the Chickasaw Nation and chief of the Choctaw Nation, one mining trustee for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, at salaries of $3,000 each for the said governor, said chief, and said mining trustee, chief of the Creek Nation at $1,200 and one attorney each for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes employed under contract approved by the President under existing law: Provided, That the expenses of the above-named officials shall be determined and limited by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs at not to exceed $2,500 each.

Support of Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the support of the Osage Agency, and for necessary expenses in connection with oil and gas production on the Osage Reservation, Oklahoma, including pay of the superintendent of the agency and of necessary employees, and pay of tribal officers, including the employment of a tribal attorney at the rate of $4,500 per annum to be appointed with the approval of the Osage Tribal Council under a contract to be entered into between said tribal attorney and the Osage Tribal Council, which contract shall be approved by the Secretary of the Interior; payment of damages to individual allottees; repairs to buildings, rent of quarters for employees, traveling expenses, printing, telegraphing and telephoning, and repair and operation of automobiles, $177,140, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That of the said sum herein appropriated $7,500 is hereby made available for traveling and other expenses of members of the Osage Tribal Council, business committees, or other tribal organizations, when engaged on business of the tribe, including supplies and equipment, not to exceed $6 per diem in lieu of subsistence, and not to exceed 5 cents per mile for use of personally owned automobiles, when duly authorized or approved in advance by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Expenses of tribal councils or committees thereof (tribal funds): For traveling and other expenses of members of tribal councils, business committees, or other tribal organizations, when engaged on business of the tribes, including supplies and equipment, not to exceed $6 per

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diem in lieu of subsistence, and not to exceed 5 cents per mile for use of personally owned automobiles, when duly authorized or approved in advance by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, except that the Shoshone and Arapahoe Tribes of Wyoming may not exceed $8 per diem and when in the District of Columbia or Chicago, Illinois, $10 per diem as heretofore provided, $25,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the particular tribe interested: Provided, That no part of this appropriation, or of any other appropriation contained in this Act, shall be available for expenses of members of tribal councils, business committees, or other tribal organizations, when in the District of Columbia or Chicago, Illinois, for more than an eight-day period, unless the Secretary shall in writing approve a longer period.

Compensation and expenses of an attorney, Colorado River Tribe, Arizona (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of an attorney employed by the Colorado River Tribe of Indians, Arizona, under contract to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $1,500, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the tribe.

Compensation and expenses of an attorney, Ute Tribe, Utah (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of an attorney employed by the Ute Tribe of Indians of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, Utah, under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior on November 18, 1943, $4,500, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the tribe.

Expenses of attorneys, Colville Tribe, Washington (tribal funds): For expenses of attorney or attorneys employed by the Colville Tribe of Indians of the Colville Reservation, Washington, under a contract approved by the Secretary on October 10, 1944, $2,000, payable from funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

Expenses of attorneys, Quinaielt Tribe, Washington (tribal funds): Not to exceed $8,000 of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Quinaielt Indians, Washington, is hereby made available until expended for expenses incurred by the attorney of record incident to the prosecution of the suit by said tribe against the United States as authorized by the Act of February 12, 1925 (43 Stat. 886): Provided, That claims for such expenses shall be itemized and supported by proper vouchers and shall be paid only upon the approval of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That any payments made hereunder shall be deducted from any amount which may hereafter be decreed by the Court of Claims to the attorney for expenses in connection with the suit on behalf of the Quinaielt Indians.

Compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys, Shoshone Tribe of Indians, Wyoming (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys employed by the Shoshone Indian Tribe under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior on January 20, 1945, $20,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of such tribe; and the amount herein appropriated shall be available for compensation earned and expenses incurred during the period covered by said contract.

ROADS AND BRIDGES

For maintenance and repair of that portion of the Gallup-Shiprock Highway within the Navajo Reservation, New Mexico, and that portion of the State highway in New Mexico between Gallup, New Mexico, and Window Rock, Arizona, serving the Navajo Reservation, $20,000, reimbursable, as authorized by the Act of May 28, 1941.

For construction, improvement, repair, and maintenance of Indian reservation roads under the provisions of the Act of May 26, 1928 (25 U.S.C. 318a), as supplemented and amended, $900,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $13,500 of the foregoing amount may be expended for departmental personal services:

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Provided further, That not to exceed $15,000 of this appropriation shall be available for repair of structures for housing road materials, supplies, equipment, and quarters for road crews.

ANNUITIES AND PER CAPITA PAYMENTS

For fulfilling treaties with Senecas of New York: For permanent annuity in lieu of interest on stock (Act of February 19, 1831, 4 Stat. 442), $6,000.

For fulfilling treaties with Six Nations of New York: For permanent annuity, in clothing and other useful articles (article 6, treaty of November 11, 1794), $4,500.

For fulfilling treaties with Choctaws, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article 2, treaty of November 16, 1805, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $3,000; for permanent annuity for support of light horsemen (article 13, treaty of October 18, 1820, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $600; for permanent annuity for support of blacksmith (article 6, treaty of October 18, 1820, and article 9, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $600; for permanent annuity for education (article 2, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $6,000; for permanent annuity for iron and steel (article 9, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $320; in all, $10,520.

For fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article 2, treaty of September 24, 1857, and article 3, agreement of November 23, 1892), $30,000.

For payment of Sioux benefits to Indians of the Sioux reservations, as authorized by the Act of March 2, 1889 (25 Stat. 895), as amended, $150,000.

For payment of accrued and accruing interest on moneys held in trust for the several Indian tribes, as authorized by various Acts of Congress, $725,000.

Appropriations herein made for the support of Indians and administration of Indian property, the support of schools, including nonreservation boarding schools and for conservation of health among Indians shall be available for the purchase of supplies, materials, and repair parts, for storage in and distribution from central warehouses, garages, and shops, and for the maintenance and operation of such warehouses, garages, and shops, and said appropriations shall be reimbursed for services rendered or supplies furnished by such warehouses, garages, or shops to any activity of the Indian Service.

Appropriations made for the Indian Service for the fiscal year 1946 shall be available for travel expenses; the purchase of ice, and the purchase of rubber boots for official use of employees.

The following appropriations herein made for the Indian Service shall be available for hire, maintenance, and operation of aircraft: "Administration of Indian forests"; "Suppressing forest fires on Indian reservations"; "Education of natives of Alaska"; "Medical relief of natives of Alaska"; and "reindeer service, Alaska".

GEOGICAL SURVEY

Mineral leasing: For the enforcement of the provisions of the Acts of October 20, 1914 (48 U.S.C. 435), October 2, 1917 (30 U.S.C. 141), February 25, 1920 (30 U.S.C. 181), as amended, and March 4, 1921 (48 U.S.C. 444), and other Acts relating to the mining and recovery of minerals on Indian and public lands and naval petroleum reserves, and for necessary related operations; and for every expense incident thereto, including supplies, equipment, expenses of travel, the construction, maintenance, and repair of necessary camp buildings and

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appurtenances thereto, $475,500, of which not to exceed $68,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia;

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

National parks: For administration, protection, maintenance, and improvement of national parks, including necessary protection of the area of federally owned land in the custody of the National Park Service known as the Ocean Strip and Queets Corridor, adjacent to

Olympic National Park, Washington; necessary repairs to the roads from Glacier Park Station through the Blackfeet Indian Reservation to the various points in the boundary line of Glacier National Park, Montana, and the international boundary;

National military parks, battlefields, and cemeteries: For administration, protection, maintenance, and improvement, including the maintenance and repair of the approach road to the Custer Battlefield National Cemetery and the road connecting the said cemetery with the Reno Monument site, Montana, $249,038.

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

For salaries and expenses, including traveling expenses, necessary in conducting investigations and carrying out the work of the Service, including cooperation with Federal, State, county, or other agencies or with farm bureaus, organizations, or individuals, as follows:

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

Operation and maintenance of fish screens: For operation and maintenance, in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, or either, of fish screens and ladders on Federal irrigation projects, and for the conduct of investigations and surveys, the preparation of designs, and for determining the requirements for fishways and other fish protective devices at dams constructed under licenses issued by the Federal Power Commission, $30,000.

Alaska fisheries: For protecting the seal, sea otter, and other fisheries of Alaska, including the furnishing of food, fuel, clothing, and other necessities of life to the natives of the Pribilof Islands of Alaska; construction, improvement, repair, and alteration of buildings and roads, and subsistence of employees while on said islands; purchase of one, operation, and maintenance of airplanes; and contract stenographic reporting service, $624,700, of which $100,000 shall be available immediately.

SEC. 5.

Appropriations herein made for the following bureaus and offices shall be available for expenses of attendance of officers and employees at meetings or conventions of members of societies or associations concerned with their work in not to exceed the amounts indicated: Office of the Secretary, $400; Grazing Service, $300; Petroleum Conservation Division, $100; General Land Office, $300; Bureau of Indian Affairs, $2,000; Bureau of Reclamation, $2,000; Geological Survey, $1,250; Bureau of Mines, $4,000; National Park Service, $1,000; Fish and Wildlife Service, $2,000; and soil and moisture conservation operations (all bureaus), $1,000.

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SEC. 9.

Appropriations herein made shall be available for the purchase and exchange of lawbooks, books of reference, and periodicals, and for expenses incurred in completing broken sets, for use at the seat of government, and payment of dues, when authorized by the Secretary, for library membership in societies or associations which issue publications to members only or at a price to members lower than to subscribers who are not members: Provided, That expenditures for the foregoing purposes for the following bureaus and offices shall not exceed the following amounts: Office of the Secretary, $2,250; Petroleum Conservation Division, $350; Division of Geography, $300; Grazing Service (including headquarters at Salt Lake City), $625; General Land Office, $1,000; Bureau of Indian Affairs (including headquarters at Chicago), $500; Bureau of Reclamation, $2,500; Geological Survey, $6,000; Bureau of Mines, $1,250; National Park Service (including headquarters at Chicago), $1,250; and Soil and Moisture Conservation Operations (all bureaus), $1,000.

Approved, July 3, 1945.


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