INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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Chapter 140
Sections 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29

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Chap. 140 Indian Department appropriations.
Sec. 1 Surveys, etc., for allotments in severalty.
    24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, p. 33.
Sec. 1 Surveying reservations, etc., for allotments. Repayment.
Sec. 1 Proviso. Use of balances.
Sec. 1 Annual statement of reimbursable accounts.
    36 Stat., 270.
Sec. 1 Payment of balances due.
Sec. 1 Accounting.
Sec. 1 Proviso. Annual report of cost of survey and allotment work.
Sec. 1 Irrigation.
Sec. 1 Continuing balance.
Sec. 1 Provisos. Use restricted.
Sec. 1 Estimates required.
Sec. 1 Limit of cost.
Sec. 1 Annual report of all projects.
Sec. 1 Preliminary surveys, etc.
Sec. 1 Cooperation with other bureaus.
Sec. 1 Irrigation inspectors.
    36 Stat., 271.
Sec. 1 Superintendents of irrigation.
Sec. 1 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Sec. 1 Relief of distress, preventing diseases, etc.
Sec. 1 Support of schools.
Sec. 1 Constructing buildings, etc.
Sec. 1 Transporting pupils.
Sec. 1 Provisos. Positions for pupils.
Sec. 1 Alaska pupils.
Sec. 1 No per capita restriction.
Sec. 1 Agricultural experiments.
Sec. 1 Care of forests.
Sec. 1 Provisos. Restriction.
Sec. 1 Matrons.
Sec. 1 Farmers and stockmen.
Sec. 1 Amount for testing soils, etc.
Sec. 1 Amounts to matrons, etc.
    30 Stat., 90, vol. 1, 89.
Sec. 1 Supplies. All expenses of purchase, etc.
    36 Stat., 272.
Sec. 1 Agency buildings.
Sec. 1 Legal expenses in suits involving allotted lands, etc.
Sec. 1 Proviso. Attorneys’ fees.
Sec. 2 Citizen commission.
Sec. 2 Interpreters.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Restriction.
Sec. 2 Indian police.
Sec. 2 Judges, Indian courts.
Sec. 2 Contingencies.
Sec. 3 Arizona.
Sec. 3 Support, etc., Indians on reservations.
Sec. 3 Gila River Reservation. Irrigation system.
Sec. 3 Provisos. Repayment.
    33 Stat., 1081, ante, 158.
Sec. 3 Full statement of cost, etc., of all irrigation projects.
Sec. 3 Colorado River Reservation. Pumping plant, etc., for irrigation.
    36 Stat., 273, post, 534.
Sec. 3 Fort Mojave School.
Sec. 3 Phoenix School.
Sec. 3 Truxton Canyon School.
Sec. 3 Navaho Reservation.
Sec. 3 Bridge at Tanners Crossing.
Sec. 4 California.
Sec. 4 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 4 Proviso. Lands for landless Indians.
Sec. 4 Sherman Institute.
Sec. 5 Colorado
Sec. 5 Grand Junction School. Transfer to State authorized.
Sec. 5 Proviso. Requirements.
Sec. 5 Acceptance to be filed.
    36 Stat., 274.
Sec. 5 Support of pupils.
Sec. 5 Proviso. Deduction if school transferred.
Sec. 5 Fort Lewis School. Transfer to State authorized.
Sec. 5 Provisos. Requirements.
Sec. 5 Acceptance to be filed.
Sec. 5 Sale if grant not accepted.
Sec. 5 Florida.
Sec. 6 Relief, etc., of Seminoles.
Sec. 6 Alabama Indians in Texas. Investigation.
Sec. 7 Idaho.
Sec. 7 Fort Hall Reservation. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 7 Irrigating system.
    Post, p. 473.
    36 Stat., 744.
Sec. 7 Provisos. Repayment.
    34 Stat., 1024; ante, 275.
Sec. 7 Water rights.
    36 Stat., 275.
Sec. 7 Forfeited rights.
Sec. 7 Bannocks. Fulfilling treaty.
    15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 7 Coeur d’Alenes. Fulfilling treaty.
    26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Sec. 7 Lemhi agency Indians. Last installments for ceded lands.
    25 Stat., 688, vol. 1, 314.
Sec. 7 Provisos. Option to accept irrigated lands as part of allotment.
    25 Stat., 688, vol. 1, 314.
Sec. 7 Lands reserved for grazing.
Sec. 8 Kansas.
Sec. 8 Haskell Institute.
Sec. 8 Kickapoo Reservation School.
Sec. 8 Sacs and Foxes of the Missouri. School.
    12 Stat., 1172, vol. 2, 812.
Sec. 9 Michigan.
Sec. 9 Mount Pleasant School.
    36 Stat., 276.
Sec. 10 Minnesota.
Sec. 10 Pipestone School.
Sec. 10 Chippewas of the Mississippi. Schools.
    16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Sec. 10 Chippewas of Minnesota. Advance interest.
    25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 10 Provisos. Repayment.
Sec. 10 Statement of all moneys reimbursable from tribal funds.
Sec. 10 Civilization, etc.
    25 Stat., 642, vol. 1, 301.
Sec. 10 White Earth Band. Fund for annual celebration.
Sec. 10 Clearwater River. Bridge on Old Red Lake Agency Road.
Sec. 11 Montana
Sec. 11 Fort Belknap Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 11 Crows. Support, etc.
    36 Stat., 277.
Sec. 11 Flathead Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 11 Fort Peck Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 11 Fort Belknap Reservation. Irrigation.
Sec. 11 Proviso. Repayment.
    35 Stat., 83, 795, ante, pp. 331, 402.
Sec. 11 Flathead Reservation. Irrigation.
Sec. 11 Proviso. Repayment.
Sec. 11 Blackfeet Reservation. Irrigation.
Sec. 11 Proviso. Repayment.
    34 Stat., 1037, ante, p. 286.
Sec. 11 Crows. Fulfilling treaty.
    15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Sec. 11 Northern Cheyennes, etc. Subsistence, etc.
    19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 11 Physician, etc.
    15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1014.
Sec. 11 Employing “line riders.”
Sec. 11 Tongue River Reservation. Assistance to Indians on.
Sec. 11 Proviso. Repayment.
    36 Stat., 278.
Sec. 12 Nebraska.
Sec. 12 Genoa school.
Sec. 12 Parker Cabney. Allotment canceled.
Sec. 13 Nevada.
Sec. 13 Western Shoshone Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 13 Carson City school.
Sec. 13 Moapa River, Walker River, and Pyramid Lake Reservations. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 13 Ormsby County. Payment to.
Sec. 13 Lands for Indian families.
Sec. 14 New Mexico.
Sec. 14 Albuquerque school.
Sec. 14 Santa Fe school.
Sec. 14 Pueblo Indians. Attorney.
Sec. 15 New York.
    36 Stat., 279
Sec. 15 Senecas. Annuity.
    4 Stat., 442.
Sec. 15 Six Nations. Annuity.
    7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Sec. 16 North Carolina.
Sec. 16 Cherokee school.
Sec. 17 North Dakota.
Sec. 17 Devils Lake Sioux. Support, etc.
Sec. 17 Fort Berthold Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 17 Turtle Mountain Band. Support, etc.
Sec. 17 Fort Totten school.
Sec. 17 Wahpeton school.
Sec. 17 Wahpeton. Payment to city.
Sec. 17 Bismarck school.
Sec. 17 Devils Lake Reservation. Payment to bands of Sioux for Sully’s Hill.
    33 Stat., 2370, post, 579.
    33 Stat., 319, ante, 83.
    36 Stat., 280.
Sec. 18 Oklahoma.
Sec. 18 Wichitas, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 18 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches. Payment to members of tribes.
Sec. 18 Support, etc. Arapahoes and Cheyennes.
Sec. 18 Kansas Indians.
Sec. 18 Kickapoos.
Sec. 18 Poncas.
Sec. 18 Chilocco School.
Sec. 18 Pawnees. Annuity.
    27 Stat., 644; vol. 1, 496.
Sec. 18 Schools.
    11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764
Sec. 18 Farmer, blacksmith, etc.
    11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 765.
Sec. 18 Iron and steel, etc.
Sec. 18 Physician.
Sec. 18 Quapaws. Education.
    7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Sec. 18 Blacksmith, etc.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Certificate of President.
Sec. 18 Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi. Interest on commuted annuities.
    35 Stat., 803, ante, 410.
Sec. 18 James F. Rowell. Enrollment in Kiowa tribe.
Sec. 19 Five Civilized Tribes.
    36 Stat., 281.
Sec. 19 Administration expenses.
    35 Stat., 803.
Sec. 19 Union Agency. Superintendent.
Sec. 19 Special clerks, etc.
Sec. 19 Leases, etc.
    34 Stat., 145.
Sec. 19 Sale of restricted lands.
Sec. 19 Removing intruders.
Sec. 19 Removing alienation restrictions.
    33 Stat., 204.
    35 Stat., 312.
Sec. 19 Completing work of commission.
Sec. 19 Incidentals.
Sec. 19 Sales of tribal property, etc.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Balances available.
Sec. 19 District agents, etc.
Sec. 19 Chickasaw freedmen. Payment for remnant allotments.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Deduction from award to Choctaws and Chickasaws.
    32 Stat., 650, vol. 1. p. 780.
Sec. 19 Legal expenses in suits on restricted lands.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Use of repayments.
Sec. 19 Tribal schools.
    36 Stat., 282.
Sec. 19 Choctaws. Fulfilling treaties. Annuities.
    7 Stat., 99, vol. 2, 87;
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 19 Light horsemen.
    7 Stat., 213, vol. 2, 192;
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 19 Blacksmith.
    7 Stat., 212, 236, vol. 2, 192, 213.
Sec. 19 Education.
    7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 212;
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 19 Iron and steel.
    7 Stat., 236, vol. 2, 213;
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 19 Arthur P. Murphy. Payment from Creek funds to.
Sec. 19 Okmulgee. Payment from Creek funds to.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Condition.
Sec. 19 Saint Agnes Academy. Payment from Chickasaw funds to.
Sec. 19 Douglas H. Johnston. Payment from Chickasaw funds to.
Sec. 19 M. L. Mott. Payment from Creek funds to.
Sec. 20 Oregon.
Sec. 20 Klamath Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 20 Warm Springs Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 20 Wallawallas, Cayuses, and Umatillas. Support, etc., of.
    36 Stat., 283.
Sec. 20 Salem school.
Sec. 20 Grande Ronde and Siletz agencies. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 20 Molels. Schools.
    12 Stat., 981, vol. 2, 740.
Sec. 21 Pennsylvania.
Sec. 21 Carlisle school.
Sec. 22 South Dakota.
Sec. 22 Flandreau school.
Sec. 22 Pierre school.
Sec. 22 Rapid City school.
Sec. 22 Sioux of different tribes. Teachers, etc.
    15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Sec. 22 Employees.
Sec. 22 Subsistence, etc.
    19 Stat., 256; vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 22 Proviso. Transportation.
    36 Stat., 284.
Sec. 22g Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Reservations. Payment from tribal funds to Indians on.
    35 Stat., 464, ante, 376.
Sec. 22 Schools.
    15 Stat., 637, vol. 2, 998.
    25 Stat., 894; vol. 1, 335.
Sec. 22 Yankton Sioux. Subsistence, etc.
Sec. 22 Court of Claims to report on ownership of lands in Minnesota claimed by.
Sec. 22 Description.
Sec. 22 Proceedings, etc.
Sec. 22 Canton. Expenses of insane asylum.
Sec. 23 Utah.
Sec. 23 Uintah and Ouray Agency. Agent.
Sec. 23 Utes, Confederated Bands. Carpenters, etc.
    15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Sec. 23 Food.
    36 Stat., 285.
Sec. 23 Employees.
Sec. 23 Duchesne River. Straightening.
Sec. 23 Repayment.
    32 Stat., 263, vol. 1, 753.
Sec. 23 Uintah Indians. Payment from reclamation funds for lands withdrawn for Strawberry Valley project.
    35 Stat., 1069, ante, 146.
    32 Stat., 388.
Sec. 23 Installments.
Sec. 23 Reimbursement.
Sec. 23 Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes. Irrigating allotted lands.
    34 Stat., 375, ante, 243.
Sec. 23 Uintah Reservation. Carey Act provisions extended to lands of former.
    28 Stat., 422.
    29 Stat., 434.
Sec. 23 Proviso. Payment by State.
Sec. 23 Use of receipts.
Sec. 23 Lands excluded.
    32 Stat., 264, vol. 1, 753.
Sec. 24 Virginia.
    36 Stat., 286.
Sec. 24 Hampton school.
Sec. 25 Washington.
Sec. 25 Support, etc. D’Wamish, etc., Indians.
Sec. 25 Makahs.
Sec. 25 Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes.
Sec. 25 Yakimas, etc.
Sec. 25 Colville and Puyallup agencies’ Indians.
Sec. 25 Spokanes. Blacksmith, etc.
Sec. 25 Joseph’s Band, Nez Perces.
    27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Sec. 25 Yakimas. Irrigating allotments.
Sec. 25 Proviso. Repayment.
    33 Stat., 597, ante, 110.
Sec. 25 Colville Reservation. Fourth payment to Indians.
    27 Stat., 62, vol. 1, 441.
    34 Stat., 377, ante, 245.
Sec. 25 Proviso. Report of reimbursable expenditures.
    27 Stat., 64. vol. 1, 442.
Sec. 25 Young Doctor. Purchase of improvements.
Sec. 26 Wisconsin.
    36 Stat., 287.
Sec. 26 Hayward school.
Sec. 26 Tomah school.
Sec. 26 Chippewas of Lake Superior. Support, etc.
Sec. 26 Menominee Indians. Commissioner of Court of Claims to take testimony in claims against.
    35 Stat., 444, 814, post 550.
Sec. 26 Payment from Indian funds.
Sec. 26 Jurisdiction of Court of Claims in claims by contractors.
    34 Stat., 547, ante, 259.
Sec. 26 Procedure.
Sec. 26 Payment.
Sec. 26 Proviso. Settlement by Secretary of the Interior.
Sec. 26 Pottawatomies. Support, etc.
    36 Stat., 288.
Sec. 26 Henry W. Lee. Payment from Winnebago funds.
Sec. 27 Wyoming.
Sec. 27 Shoshone Indians. Support, etc.
Sec. 27 Shoshone Reservation. School.
Sec. 27 Irrigation system.
Sec. 27 Proviso. Repayment.
    33 Stat., 1016, ante, 117.
Sec. 27 Shoshones. Fulfilling treaty.
    15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 27 Shoshone Reservation. Carey Act provisions extended to lands of former.
    28 Stat., 422.
    29 Stat., 434.
Sec. 27 Proviso. Payment by State.
Sec. 27 Use of receipts.
    33 Stat., 1018.
    Ante, 117.
Sec. 27 Lands excluded.
Sec. 28 Statement of fiscal affairs of all Indian tribes to be made.
    36 Stat., 280.
Sec. 28 Amounts to their credit.
Sec. 28 Detailed analysis.
Sec. 28 All disbursements.
Sec. 28 Detailed analysis.
Sec. 29 Agreements for commutation of annuities ratified.
    35 Stat., 73, ante, 321.
Sec. 29 Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi.
Sec. 29 Pottawatomies.
Sec. 29 Amounts credited.
Sec. 29 Sacs and Foxes.
    Ante, p. 410, 440.
Sec. 29 Pottawatomies.
Sec. 29 Withdrawal.
Sec. 29 Interest allowed.
Sec. 29 Payments.

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Chapter 140
    Apr. 4, 1910. [H. R. 19028.] | [Public, No. 114.] 36 Stat., 269.
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An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and in full compensation for all offices the salaries for which are provided for herein for the service of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven, namely:

SEC. 1

For the survey, resurvey, and classification of lands to be allotted in severalty under the provisions of the act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled “An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians,” and under any other act or acts providing for the survey and allotment of lands in severalty to Indians, including the necessary clerical work incident thereto and to the issuance of all patents in the field and in the office of Indian Affairs, and to the delivery of trust patents for allotments under said act or any such act or acts; and for the survey and subdivision of Indian reservations and lands to be allotted to Indians under authority of law, two hundred and fifteen thousand dollars, to be repaid proportionately out of any Indian moneys held in trust or otherwise by the United States and available by law for such reimbursable purpose and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the unexpended balances of all continuing appropriations heretofore made for allotment work, general or specific, are hereby made available for the purposes enumerated herein.

Hereafter the Secretary of the Interior shall cause to be stated annual accounts between the United States and each tribe of Indians arising under appropriations heretofore, herein, or hereafter to be made, which by law are required to be reimbursed to the United States, crediting in said accounts the sums so reimbursed, if any; and the Secretary of the Interior shall pay, out of any fund or funds belonging to such tribe or tribes of Indians applicable thereto and held by the United States in trust or otherwise, all balances of accounts due to the United States and not already reimbursed to the Treasury, and deposit such sums in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts; and such accounts shall be received and examined by the proper auditor of the Treasury Department and the balances arising

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thereon certified to the Secretary of the Treasury: Provided, That hereafter the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to Congress annually on the first Monday in December a cost account for the preceding fiscal year of all survey and allotment work on Indian reservations.

For the construction, repair, and maintenance of ditches, reservoirs, and dams, purchase and use of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, lands necessary for canals, pipe lines and reservoirs for Indian reservations and allotments, and for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods, two hundred and forty-nine thousand one hundred dollars, of which twenty-five thousand dollars shall be immediately available, and the balance of the appropriation shall remain available until expended: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended on any irrigation system or reclamation project for which specific appropriation is made in this act or for which public funds are or may be available under any other act of Congress, and hereafter no new irrigation project on any Indian reservation, allotments or lands, shall be undertaken until it shall have been estimated for and a maximum limit of cost ascertained from surveys, plans, and reports submitted by the chief irrigation engineer in the Indian service and approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior, and such limit of cost shall in no case be exceeded without express authorization of Congress, and hereafter no new project to cost in the aggregate to exceed thirty-five thousand dollars shall be undertaken on any Indian reservation or allotment without specific authority of Congress; and the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and ten, a statement, by systems or projects, showing the original estimated cost, the present estimated cost, and the total amount of all moneys, from whatever source derived, expended thereon for construction, extension, repair, or maintenance, of each irrigation system or reclamation project on Indian reservations, allotments or lands to and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten; and annually thereafter the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to Congress a cost account of all moneys, from whatever source derived, expended on each such irrigation project for the preceding fiscal year: Provided further, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to prohibit reasonable expenditures from this appropriation for preliminary surveys and investigations to determine the feasibility and estimated cost of new projects, or to prevent the Bureau of Indian Affairs from having the benefit of consultation with engineers in other branches of the public service or carrying out existing agreements with the Reclamation Service; for pay of one chief inspector of irrigation, who shall be a skilled irrigation engineer, four thousand dollars; one assistant inspector of irrigation, who shall be a skilled irrigation engineer, two thousand five hundred dollars; for traveling expenses of two inspectors of irrigation, at three dollars per diem when actually employed on duty in the field, exclusive of transportation and sleeping-car fare, in lieu of all other expenses authorized by law, and for incidental expenses of negotiation, inspection, and investigation, including telegraphing and expense of going to and from the seat of government, and while remaining there under orders, four thousand two hundred dollars; in all, two hundred fifty-nine thousand eight hundred dollars: Provided, That the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, may employ superintendents of irrigation who shall be skilled irrigation engineers, not to exceed seven in number.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors among Indians, eighty thousand dollars, ten thousand dollars thereof to be immediately available.

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To enable the President to relieve distress among Indians and to provide for their care and for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, trachoma, smallpox, and other contagious and infectious diseases, including the purchase of vaccine and expense of vaccination, forty thousand dollars.

For support of Indian day and industrial schools, not otherwise provided for, and for other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, one million four hundred and twenty thousand dollars.

For construction, lease, purchase, and repair of school buildings, and for sewerage, water supply, lighting plants, and purchase of school sites and improvements of buildings and grounds, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

For collection and transportation of pupils to and from Indian schools, and for the transportation of Indian pupils from any and all Indian schools and placing them, with the consent of their parents, under the care and control of white families qualified to give such pupils moral, industrial, and educational training, seventy thousand dollars: Provided, That not to exceed five thousand dollars of this amount may be used in the transportation and placing of Indian pupils in positions where remunerative employment may be found for them in industrial pursuits. The provisions of this section shall also apply to native pupils brought from Alaska.

All moneys appropriated herein for school purposes among the Indians shall be expended, without restriction as to per capita expenditure for the annual support and education of any one pupil in any school.

To conduct experiments on Indian school or agency farms designed to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, grains, vegetables, and fruits, for the purposes of preserving living and growing timber on Indian reservations and allotments, and to advise the Indians as to the proper care of forests: Provided, That this shall not as to timber apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin or the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota. For the employment of suitable persons as matrons to teach Indian women housekeeping and other household duties, and for furnishing necessary equipments and renting quarters for them where necessary; and for the employment of practical farmers and stockmen, in addition to the agency and school farmers now employed, to superintend and direct farming and stock raising among Indians, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars, of which fifty thousand dollars shall become immediately available: Provided, That not to exceed five thousand dollars of the amount herein appropriated shall be used to conduct experiments on Indian school or agency farms to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, grains, vegetables, and fruits: Provided further, That the amounts paid to matrons, farmers, and stockmen herein provided for shall not come within the limit for employees fixed by the act of June seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven.

For the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian Service, including inspection, pay of necessary employees, and all other expenses connected therewith, including advertising, telegraphing, telephoning, rent of warehouses, and the transportation of Indian goods and supplies, three hundred and fifteen thousand dollars.

For buildings and repairs of buildings at agencies and for rent of buildings for agency purposes and for water supply at agencies, seventy-five thousand dollars.

For witness fees and other legal expenses incurred in suits instituted in behalf of or against Indians involving the question of title to lands allotted to them, or the right of possession of personal property held


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by them, two thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used in the payment of attorney fees.

SEC. 2

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, four thousand dollars, including not to exceed three hundred dollars for office rent.

For payment of necessary interpreters, eight thousand dollars: Provided, That hereafter no person employed by the United States and paid for any other service shall be paid for interpreting.

For payment of Indian police, including chiefs of police at not to exceed fifty dollars per month each, and privates at twenty dollars per month each, to be employed in maintaining order, and for the purchase of equipments and rations for policemen at nonration agencies, two hundred thousand dollars.

For compensation of judges of Indian courts, twelve thousand dollars

For contingencies of the Indian service; for traveling and incidental expenses of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and other officers and employees in the Indian service, including clerks detailed from the Bureau of Indian Affairs for special service in the field; for traveling and incidental expenses of special agents, at three dollars per day when actually employed on duty in the field, exclusive of transportation and sleeping-car fare, in lieu of all other expenses, including expenses of going to and from the seat of government and while remaining there under orders; for pay of employees not otherwise provided for; and for pay of special agents at two thousand dollars per annum each, one hundred and fifteen thousand dollars.

ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO
SEC. 3

For support and civilization of Indians on reservations in Arizona and New Mexico, three hundred and thirty thousand dollars.

For continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system for the irrigation of the lands of the Pima Indians in the vicinity of Sacaton, in the Gila River Indian Reservation, seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated and all moneys heretofore, herein or hereafter to be appropriated for this project, shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of section ten of the act of March third, nineteen hundred and five: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and ten, a statement showing the original estimated cost, the present estimated cost, and the total amount of all moneys, from whatever source derived, expended thereon, of each irrigation project for which specific appropriation is made in this act, to and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and annually thereafter the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to Congress a cost account of all moneys, from whatever source derived, expended on each such irrigation project for the preceding fiscal year.

For the construction of a pumping plant to be used for irrigation purposes on the Colorado River Reservation, together with the necessary canals and laterals, for the utilization of water in connection therewith, for the purpose of securing an appropriation of water for the irrigation of approximately one hundred and fifty thousand acres of land, fifty thousand dollars, to be reimbursed from the sale of the surplus lands of the reservation.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Fort Mojave, and for pay of superintendent of said school, thirty-five thousand one hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; in all, thirty-eight thousand one hundred dollars.

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For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Phoenix, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, one hundred nineteen thousand four hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, eight thousand dollars; in all, one hundred twenty-seven thousand four hundred dollars.

For support and education of one hundred pupils at the Indian school at Truxton Canyon, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, eighteen thousand two hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; in all, twenty-one thousand two hundred dollars.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to make an investigation of the conditions on the Navaho Indian Reservation in Coconino County, in the Territory of Arizona, with respect to the necessity of constructing a bridge at or near Tanners Crossing, on said reservation, and also to cause surveys, plans, and reports to be made, together with an estimated limit of cost for the construction of a suitable bridge at that place, and submit his report thereon to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and ten, and the sum of one thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the purposes herein authorized.

CALIFORNIA
SEC. 4

For support and civilization of Indians in California, including pay of employees, and for the purchase of small tracts of land situated adjacent to lands heretofore purchased, and for improvements on lands for the use and occupancy of Indians in California, forty-two thousand dollars: Provided, That all moneys heretofore appropriated for support of Northern Indians in California and not covered back into the Treasury at the date of the passage of this act are hereby made available for the purchase of lands for landless Indians in California.

For support and education of five hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, and for pay of superintendent, ninety-four thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; for additions to dormitories, fifteen thousand dollars; for a new hospital, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, one hundred thirty-four thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

COLORADO.
SEC. 5

There is hereby granted to the State of Colorado, upon the terms and conditions hereinafter named, the property known as the Grand Junction School, including the lands, buildings, and fixtures pertaining to said school: Provided, That said lands and buildings shall be held and maintained by the State of Colorado as an institution of learning, and that Indian pupils shall at all times be admitted to such school free of charge for tuition and on terms of equality with white pupils: Provided further, That this grant shall be effective at any time before July first, nineteen hundred and eleven, if before that date the governor of the State of Colorado files an acceptance thereof with the Secretary of the Interior accepting for said State said property upon the terms and conditions herein prescribed.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Grand Junction, Colorado, thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars, and pay of superintendent, one thousand six hundred dollars: Provided, That if said school is disposed of as above authorized at any time during the fiscal year of nineteen hundred

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and eleven, the pro rata share only of the appropriation for the maintenance of said school for the portion of the year which the school is maintained by the United States shall be available.

There is hereby granted to the State of Colorado, upon the terms and conditions hereinafter named, the property known as the Fort Lewis School, including the lands, buildings, and fixtures pertaining to said school: Provided, That said lands and buildings shall be held and maintained by the State of Colorado as an institution of learning, and that Indian pupils shall at all times be admitted to such school free of charge for tuition and on terms of equality with white pupils: Provided further, That this grant shall be effective at any time before July first, nineteen hundred and eleven, if before that date the governor of the State of Colorado files an acceptance thereof with the Secretary of the Interior accepting for said State said property upon the terms and conditions herein prescribed: Provided further, That if said property is not accepted by the State of Colorado as hereinbefore provided, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to dispose of and convey the said property, including the real estate, buildings and fixtures, to the highest bidder for cash at a price not less than the appraised valuation to be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior, the sale to be subject to his approval and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe; and the Secretary of the Interior is also authorized and directed to sell, or transfer to other Government Indian schools, all other property pertaining to the said Fort Lewis School for the disposition of which provision is not otherwise made herein.

FLORIDA.
SEC. 6

For relief of distress among the Seminole Indians in Florida, and for purposes of their civilization, fifteen thousand dollars; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to investigate the conditions of the Alabama Indians in Texas and to submit his report thereon to Congress at the next session.

IDAHO.
SEC. 7

For support and civilization of the Shoshones and Bannocks, Sheepeaters, and other Indians on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho, including pay of employees, thirty thousand dollars.

For continuing the work of constructing an irrigating system for the irrigation of lands on the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and lands ceded by the Indians of said reservation, one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated, and all moneys heretofore or hereafter to be appropriated for this project, shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of the act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven: Provided further, That lands in private ownership shall pay only six dollars per acre for water rights, including construction charges, in accordance with the act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven: Provided, however, That in case of any forfeiture of the rights acquired by the purchaser, he shall lose the money previously paid and the water right for the land, but it may be purchased by another person who shall thereafter acquire the land in question at such price and on such conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may determine, but not less than the cost originally determined.

For fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Bannocks in Idaho: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of July third, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), five thousand dollars.

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For the Coeur d’Alenes, in Idaho: For pay of blacksmith, carpenter, and physician, and purchase of medicines (article eleven, agreement ratified March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one), three thousand dollars.

For the twelfth to the twentieth, inclusive, of the twenty installments, as provided in the agreement with the Indians of the Fort Hall and Lemhi agencies, Idaho, approved February twenty-third, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, to be used for the benefit of the Indians removed to Fort Hall Reservation from Lemhi Agency, Idaho, in such manner as the President may direct, thirty-six thousand dollars.

Provided, That it shall be optional with those Indians entitled to allotments on the Fort Hall Reservation whether they accept a portion of their allotment within the irrigated portion of the reservation, or shall avail themselves of the provisions of the act of February twenty-third, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “An act to accept and ratify the agreement submitted by the Shoshones, Bannocks, and the Sheepeaters of the Fort Hall and Lemhi Reservation in Idaho, May fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes.”

And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to set aside and reserve certain lands in the western part of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, lying between the Snake River and the Port Neuf River, in ranges thirty-two and thirty-three east of the Boise meridian, known as the “Fort Hall Bottoms,” for the use in common of the Indians for grazing purposes.

KANSAS.
SEC. 8

For support and education of seven hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, for transportation of pupils to and from said school, and for pay of superintendent, one hundred thirty-seven thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; for drainage, ten thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; in all, one hundred fifty-seven thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For support and education of eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Kickapoo Reservation, Kansas, and for pay of superintendent, fourteen thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; for new buildings, one thousand dollars; in all, seventeen thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars.

For fulfilling treaties with the Sacs and Foxes of the Missouri: For support of a school (article five, treaty of March sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one), two hundred dollars.

MICHIGAN.
SEC. 9

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and for pay of superintendent, fifty-one thousand eight hundred dollars; for new office building, three thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, seven thousand dollars; in all, sixty-one thousand eight hundred dollars.

MINNESOTA.
SEC. 10

For support and education of two hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Pipestone, Minnesota, and for pay of superintendent, thirty-nine thousand one hundred and seventy-five dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two

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thousand five hundred dollars; in all, forty-one thousand six hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For support of a school or schools for the Chippewas of the Mississippi in Minnesota (article three, treaty of March nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven), four thousand dollars.

For advance interest to the Chippewa Indians in Minnesota, as required by section seven, act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “An act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota,” to be expended in the manner required by said act, ninety thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount of this appropriation and all moneys heretofore or hereafter to be appropriated for this purpose shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of the act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Treasury shall transmit to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and ten, a statement, by tribes and funds, of all moneys appropriated by Congress since July first, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, required by law to be reimbursed to the United States from Indian tribal funds held in trust or otherwise, showing the extent to which such reimbursements have been or may now be accomplished.

To enable the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to carry out an act entitled “An act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota,” approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, namely, the purchase of material and employment of labor for the erection of houses for Indians; for the purchase of agricultural implements, stock, and seeds, breaking and fencing land; for payment of expenses of delegations of Chippewa Indians to visit the White Earth Reservation; for the erection and maintenance of day and industrial schools; for subsistence and for pay of employees; for pay of commissioners and their expenses, and for removal of Indians and for their allotments, to be reimbursed to the United States out of the proceeds of sale of their lands, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to advance to the executive committee of the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota the sum of one thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended in the annual celebration of said band to be held June fourteenth, nineteen hundred and ten, out of the funds belonging to said band.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to construct a bridge on the Old Red Lake Agency Road across Clearwater River, at or near the section line between sections five and eight, in township one hundred and fifty north, range thirty-seven west of the fifth principal meridian, one thousand dollars.

MONTANA.
SEC. 11

For the support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, twenty thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Crow Indians in Montana, including pay of employees, eight thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Indians at Flathead Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, nine thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Peck Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, forty thousand dollars.

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For the Milk River irrigation system on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated, and all moneys appropriated in the acts of May (April) thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and March third, nineteen hundred and nine, shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States from Indian funds applicable for such purpose.

For the construction of irrigation systems to irrigate the allotted lands of the Indians of the Flathead Reservation, in Montana, and the unallotted irrigable lands to be disposed of under authority of law, including the necessary surveys, plans, and estimates, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, one hundred thousand dollars of which shall be immediately available: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated, and all moneys heretofore or hereafter to be appropriated, for this project shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of the act of April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and the act of March third, nineteen hundred and nine.

For construction of irrigation systems to irrigate the allotted lands of the Indians of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana and the unallotted irrigable lands to be disposed of under authority of law, including the necessary surveys, plans, and estimates, two hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated, and all moneys heretofore or hereafter to be appropriated, for this project shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of the act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven.

For fulfilling treaties with Crows, Montana: For pay of physician, one thousand two hundred dollars, and for pay of carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of May seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), three thousand six hundred dollars; for pay of second blacksmith (article eight, same treaty), one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, six thousand dollars.

For subsistence and civilization (agreement with the Sioux Indians, approved February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven), including subsistence and civilization of Northern Cheyennes removed from Pine Ridge Agency to Tongue River, Montana, ninety thousand dollars; for pay of physician, two teachers, two carpenters, one miller, two farmers, a blacksmith, and engineer (article seven, treaty of May tenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), nine thousand dollars; in all, ninety-nine thousand dollars.

For the employment of “line riders”; along the southern and eastern boundaries of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in the State of Montana, one thousand five hundred dollars.

There is hereby appropriated the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, for the purpose of encouraging industry among the Indians of the Tongue River Indian Reservation in the State of Montana, and to aid them to engage in the culture of fruits, grains, and other crops. The said sum may be used for the purchase of animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other agricultural equipment: Provided, That the sum hereby appropriated shall be expended subject to conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States, and all repayments to this fund as herein provided are hereby appropriated for the same purpose as the original fund and the entire fund including repayments shall remain available until June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and sixteen: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to Congress annually on the first Monday in December a detailed report of the use of this fund.

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NEBRASKA.
SEC. 12

For the support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Genoa, Nebraska, fifty thousand four hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent, one thousand seven hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; for erection of employees’ quarters, seven thousand five hundred dollars; for enlarging shop building, four thousand dollars; in all, sixty-five thousand six hundred dollars.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to cancel the allotment erroneously made to Parker Cabney (also known as Leon and Henry Cabney), Omaha allottee numbered four hundred and sixty-three, described as lot two, and the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section five, township twenty-four north, range eight east of the sixth principal meridian in Nebraska, containing eighty-one and ten one-hundredths acres.

NEVADA.
SEC. 13

For support and civilization of the Indians of the Western Shoshone Agency, Nevada, including pay of employees, eight thousand dollars.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carson City, Nevada, and for pay of superintendent, fifty-one thousand nine hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, fifty-six thousand nine hundred dollars.

For support and civilization of Indians located on the Moapa River, Walker River, and Pyramid Lake Reservations, in the State of Nevada, four thousand five hundred dollars; for pay of employees, including physician at the Walker River Reservation, four thousand dollars; in all, eight thousand five hundred dollars.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to pay to the board of county commissioners of Ormsby County, Nevada, in full settlement for damages to the public road caused by the breaking of the dam belonging to the Indian school at Carson City, Nevada, the sum of seventy dollars, to be paid from an unexpended balance of the appropriation “Indian school, Carson City, Nevada, nineteen hundred and seven,” which sum is hereby reappropriated.

For the purchase of land adjacent to the Lovelock School site, in Nevada, for the use and occupation of certain Indian families, three thousand dollars.

NEW MEXICO.
SEC. 14

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, fifty-one thousand nine hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, fifty-six thousand nine hundred dollars.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Santa Fe, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, fifty-one thousand nine hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; for water supply, one thousand six hundred dollars; in all, fifty-eight thousand five hundred dollars.

For pay of one special attorney for the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, one thousand five hundred dollars; for necessary traveling and incidental expenses of said attorney, five hundred dollars; in all, two thousand dollars.

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NEW YORK.
SEC. 15

For fulfilling treaties with Senecas of New York: For permanent annuity in lieu of interest on stock (act of February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-one), six thousand dollars.

For fulfilling treaties with Six Nations of New York: For permanent annuity, in clothing and other useful articles (article six, treaty of November eleventh, seventeen hundred and ninety-four), four thousand five hundred dollars.

NORTH CAROLINA.
SEC. 16

For support and education of one hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, and for pay of superintendent, twenty-six thousand five hundred and fifty dollars; for general repairs and improvements, one thousand five hundred dollars; in all, twenty-eight thousand and fifty dollars.

NORTH DAKOTA.
SEC. 17

For support and civilization of the Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Berthold Agency, in North Dakota, including pay of employees, twenty thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas, North Dakota, including seeds, thirteen thousand dollars.

For support and education of three hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Fort Totten, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, fifty-five thousand nine hundred and seventy-five dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; for heating and lighting system, five thousand dollars; in all, sixty-five thousand nine hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For the support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, eighteen thousand two hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; for new buildings, twenty-five thousand dollars; for purchase of seed, stock, and machinery, five thousand dollars; in all, fifty thousand two hundred dollars; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to pay to the treasurer of the city of Wahpeton, North Dakota, the sum of one hundred and thirty-two dollars and sixty-eight cents, in full payment of all claims for water furnished to the Wahpeton Indian School by the said city of Wahpeton, to be paid out of the fund for waterworks now available for the use of said school.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, eighteen thousand two hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; for the erection of a school building, twenty thousand dollars; for the purchase of live stock and machinery for the school farm, two thousand dollars; in all, forty-two thousand two hundred dollars.

To pay the Sisseton and Wahpeton and Cut Head Bands of Sioux Indians of the Devils Lake Indian Reservation, in the State of North Dakota, for a tract of land containing nine hundred and sixty acres, formerly embraced within the Devils Lake Indian Reservation, known as “Sully’s Hill,” which tract was reserved from disposition by proclamation of the President dated June second, nineteen hundred and eight, (four) made in pursuance of the act of Congress approved April twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and four, ratifying and

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amending the agreement with said Indians for the cession of certain of their lands, at the rate of three dollars and twenty-five cents per acre, three thousand one hundred and twenty dollars.

OKLAHOMA.
SEC. 18

For support and civilization of the Wichitas and affiliated bands who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, five thousand dollars.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache tribes of Indians in Oklahoma and pay out the same for the benefit of the members of said tribes, including their maintenance and support and improvement of their homesteads, for the ensuing year in such manner and under such regulations as he may prescribe.

For support and civilization of the Arapahoes and Cheyennes who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, thirty-five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Kansas Indians, Oklahoma, including agricultural assistance and pay of employees, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For support and civilization of the Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma, two thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Ponca Indians in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, eight thousand dollars.

For support and education of five hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Chilocco, Oklahoma, and for pay of superintendent, eighty-three thousand five hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, six thousand five hundred dollars; in all, ninety thousand dollars.

For fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For perpetual annuity, to be paid in cash to the Pawnees (article three, agreement of November twenty-third, eighteen hundred and ninety-two), thirty thousand dollars; for support of two manual-labor schools (article three, treaty of September twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven), ten thousand dollars; for pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer and apprentices, and two teachers (article four, same treaty), five thousand four hundred dollars; for purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries for the shops (article four, same treaty), five hundred dollars; for pay of physician and purchase of medicines, one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, forty-seven thousand one hundred dollars.

For support of Quapaws, Oklahoma: For education (article three, treaty of May thirteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-three), one thousand dollars; for blacksmith and assistants, and tools, iron and steel for blacksmith shop (same article and treaty), five hundred dollars; in all, one thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That the President of the United States shall certify the same to be for the best interests of the Indians.

The sum of one million dollars placed upon the books of the Treasury to the credit of the Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi tribe of Indians by authority of the act approved March third, nineteen hundred and nine, or any part thereof, shall draw interest at the rate of five per centum per annum so long as it remains in the Treasury.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to enroll and allot James F. Rowell, intermarried in the Kiowa tribe of Indians, who was regularly adopted by the tribal council of aforesaid tribe previous to June first, nineteen hundred and nine.

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FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.
SEC. 19

For expense of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, including the salary of superintendent, at not to exceed four thousand five hundred dollars per annum, and the compensation of all employees whose continued employment may be necessary for the purposes for which appropriations were made in the Indian appropriation act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, as follows:

“For pay of superintendent at the Union Agency, Oklahoma;

“For special clerical force in the office of the United States Indian agent, Union Agency, and miscellaneous expenses in connection with entering of remittances received on account of payments of town lots and issuance of patents;

“For clerical work and labor connected with the leasing of Creek and Cherokee lands for mineral and other purposes, and the leasing of lands of full-blood Indians under the act of April twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and six, and acts amendatory thereto;

“For appraising, clerical work, and labor connected with the sale of restricted lands, Five Civilized Tribes;

“For the purpose of removing intruders and placing allottees in unrestricted possession of their allotments, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior;

“To enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the provisions of the act approved April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four, and section one of the act of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and eight, for the removal of restrictions upon the alienation of lands of allottees of the Five Civilized Tribes;

“For the completion of the work heretofore required by law to be done by the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes;

“For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Oklahoma, and for pay of employees;”

And for making sales of tribal property authorized by law and for other work incidental to closing up the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes.

In all, two hundred thousand dollars.

Provided, That any unexpended balances of appropriations heretofore made for such purposes are also hereby made available for this purpose.

For salaries and expenses of district agents for the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma and other employees connected with the work of such agents, ninety thousand dollars, ten thousand dollars of which shall be immediately available.

That Chickasaw freedmen having remnant allotments due them of not exceeding fifty dollars in value shall be paid twice the appraised value thereof in lieu of the amount necessary to complete their allotments, and the sum of twenty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for such purpose: Provided, That there shall be deducted from the amount awarded the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations under section forty of the Act of July first, nineteen hundred and two (Thirty-second Statutes, six hundred and forty-one), in payment for allotments to Chickasaw freedmen, an amount equal to the sums paid such Chickasaw freedmen.

For payment of costs, witness fees, charges in appeals, and other expenses incident to suits brought in the courts of Oklahoma in the name and for the benefit of Indian allottees of the Five Civilized Tribes having restricted lands, to be available until expended, ten thousand dollars: Provided, That when any part of this appropriation has been so used, and has been refunded and covered into the Treasury, it shall be credited to said appropriation, and shall be available to be used

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again for the same purposes and in the same manner as originally provided herein, for a period not exceeding five years.

For support of the tribal schools of Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations, as provided for by section ten of the act of April twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and six, seventy-five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For fulfilling treaties with Choctaws, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article two, treaty of November sixteenth, eighteen hundred and five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), three thousand dollars; for permanent annuity for support of light horsemen (article thirteen, treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), six hundred dollars; for permanent annuity for support of blacksmith (article six, treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, and article nine, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), six hundred dollars; for permanent annuity for education (article two, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), six thousand dollars; for permanent annuity for iron and steel (article nine, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), three hundred and twenty dollars; in all, ten thousand five hundred and twenty dollars.

The Secretary of the Interior is directed to pay Arthur P. Murphy, out of the funds of the Muskogee (Creek) tribe of Indians, the sum of four thousand three hundred and twenty dollars and eight cents, in full payment for amount due him as attorney for said tribe of Indians under contract dated January tenth, nineteen hundred and three, and approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior January thirteenth, nineteen hundred and three.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay, out of the funds of the Creek Nation on deposit in the Treasury of the United States, one-half of the cost of paving the streets surrounding the block occupied by the Creek national capitol in the town of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, the same to be immediately available on the submission of proof to him showing the entire cost of the improvement: Provided, That said Secretary shall be satisfied that the charges made for the paving are reasonable.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay from the funds of the Chickasaw Nation the sum of one thousand three hundred and sixty-eight dollars to the Saint Agnes Academy, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, balance due for board and tuition of Chickasaw children, for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay, out of the funds of the Chickasaw Indians now on deposit in the Treasury of the United States, to Douglas H. Johnston, governor of said nation, the sum of three thousand dollars per annum from September first, nineteen hundred and six, to March first, nineteen hundred and ten.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay from the funds of the Muskogee Nation one thousand five hundred dollars to M. L. Mott, balance due for services rendered as attorney of the Muskogee Nation under contract of March second, nineteen hundred and six.

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OREGON.
SEC. 20

For support and civilization of the Klamath, Modocs, and other Indians of the Klamath Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, eight thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands under Warm Springs Agency, and for pay of employees, four thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Wallawalla, Cayuse, and Umatilla Tribes, Oregon, including pay of employees, three thousand dollars.

For support and education of six hundred Indian pupils, including native pupils brought from Alaska, at the Indian school, Salem, Oregon, and for pay of superintendent, one hundred and two thousand two hundred dollars; for purchase of additional farming land, twenty thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and thirty-two thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

For support and civilization of Indians of Grande Ronde and Siletz agencies, Oregon, including pay of employees, five thousand dollars.

For support of Molels, Oregon: For pay of teachers and for manual labor schools and for all necessary materials therefor, and for the subsistence of the pupils (article two, treaty of December twenty-first, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), three thousand dollars.

PENNSYLVANIA.
SEC. 21

For support and education of Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for transportation of pupils to and from said school, for pay of superintendent, and for general repairs and improvements, one hundred and sixty-two thousand dollars; for steam heating plant, ten thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and seventy-two thousand dollars.

SOUTH DAKOTA.
SEC. 22

For support and education of three hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school at Flandreau, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, sixty-four thousand four hundred and twenty-five dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars, of which two thousand five hundred dollars shall be immediately available; in all, sixty-nine thousand four hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For support and education of one hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, twenty-six thousand five hundred and fifty dollars; for new building, twenty-five thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, fifty-six thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Rapid City, South Dakota, and pay of superintendent, forty-three thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; for general repairs and improvements, seven thousand five hundred dollars; in all, fifty thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

For the suport of Sioux of different tribes, including Santee Sioux of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota: For pay of five teachers, one physician, one carpenter, one miller, one engineer, two farmers, and one blacksmith (article thirteen, treaty of April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), ten thousand four hundred

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dollars; for pay of second blacksmith, and furnishing iron, steel, and other material (article eight of same treaty), one thousand six hundred dollars; for pay of additional employees at the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, eighty-eight thousand dollars; for subsistence of the Sioux, and for purposes of their civilization (act of February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven), three hundred and fifty thousand dollars: Provided, That this sum shall include transportation of supplies from the termination of railroad or steamboat transportation, and in this service Indians shall be employed whenever practicable; and additional to the appropriation of three hundred and fifty thousand dollars herein made for the purposes of civilization, and supplemental thereto, there is hereby appropriated the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be paid from tribal funds held in trust for the Indians on the Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Reservations, in South and North Dakota, to be expended for their benefit, as provided for in section six of the act of May twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and eight; in all, six hundred thousand dollars.

For support and maintenance of day and industrial schools among the Sioux Indians in South Dakota, including the erection and repairs of school buildings, two hundred thousand dollars, to be expended under the agreement with said Indians in section seventeen of the act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, which agreement is hereby extended to and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven.

For subsistence and civilization of the Yankton Sioux, South Dakota, fifteen thousand dollars.

That jurisdiction be, and hereby is, conferred upon the Court of Claims of the United States to hear, and report a finding of fact, as between the United States and the Yankton Tribe of Indians of South Dakota as to the interest, title, ownership, and right of possession of the said tribe of Indians in and to the following lands and premises, to wit: the said lands being described and indicated on the township plats of the Government legal survey approved August fifteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, by the surveyor general for the State of Minnesota, as lying in sections one and two of township one hundred and six north, range forty-six west, and sections thirty-five and thirty-six of township one hundred and seven north, range forty-six west of the fifth principal meridian, containing six hundred and forty-eight and two-tenths acres, more or less, and embracing the red pipestone quarries.

Proceedings shall be commenced by petition in the name of said Yankton Tribe of Indians, which petition shall be verified by the attorney or attorneys for said Indians. The proceedings shall in all respects be conducted without cost or expense to said Indians, and the United States, thorugh the Secretary of the Interior, shall furnish without cost to said Indians a competent attorney or attorneys to appear for and represent them in said proceedings, the attorney’s fee therefor to be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior.1


1Yankton Tribe of Indians v. United States, No. 31253, Court of Claims docket.

For the equipment and maintenance of the asylum for insane Indians at Canton, South Dakota, for incidental and all other expenses necessary for its proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, and for necessary expense of transporting insane Indians to and from said asylum, twenty-five thousand dollars; for enlargement and additional equipment, twenty-five thousand dollars; in all, fifty thousand dollars.

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UTAH.
SEC. 23

For pay of Indian agent at the Uintah and Ouray Agency (consolidated), Utah, one thousand eight hundred dollars.

For support of Confederated Bands of Utes in Utah: For pay of two carpenters, two millers, two farmers, and two blacksmiths (article fifteen, treaty of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), six thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars; for pay of two teachers (same article and treaty), one thousand eight hundred dollars; for purchase of iron and steel and the necessary tools for blacksmith shop (article nine, same treaty), two hundred and twenty dollars; for annual amount for the purchase of beef, mutton, wheat, flour, beans, and potatoes, or other necessary articles of food (article twelve, same treaty), thirty thousand dollars; for pay of employees at the several Ute Agencies, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, fifty-three thousand seven hundred and forty dollars.

For straightening the Duchesne River within the limits of the town site of Duchesne, now Theodore, in the State of Utah, five thousand dollars, to be immediately available and to be reimbursed to the United States out of the proceeds of the sale of lands within the ceded Uintah Indian Reservation opened to entry under the act of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, including the sales of lots within said town site of Theodore.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay from the reclamation fund for the benefit of the Uintah Indians the sum of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre for the lands in the former Uintah Indian Reservation, in the State of Utah, which were set apart by the President for reservoir and other purposes under the provisions of the act approved March third, nineteen hundred and five, chapter fourteen hundred and seventy-nine, and which were by the Secretary of the Interior withdrawn for irrigation works under the provisions of the reclamation act of June seventeenth, nineteen hundred and two, in connection with the reservoir for the Strawberry Valley project. Such payment shall be made in five annual installments, and the moneys paid shall be subject to the same disposition as the proceeds of the sales of lands in the former Indian reservation. All such payments shall be included in the cost of construction of said Strawberry Valley project to be reimbursed by the owners of lands irrigated therefrom, all receipts from said lands, as rentals or otherwise, being credited to the said owners. All right, title, and interest of the Indians in the said lands are hereby extinguished, and the title, management and control thereof shall pass to the owners of the lands irrigated from said project whenever the management and operation of the irrigation works shall so pass under the terms of the reclamation act.

To complete the irrigation systems to irrigate the allotted lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes, in Utah, authorized under the act of June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and six, to be expended under the terms thereof and reimbursable as therein provided, seventy-five thousand dollars.

That the provisions of section four of “An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and for other purposes,” approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and the act amendatory thereof, approved June eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, respectively, be, and are hereby, extended over and shall apply to the desert lands included within the limits of the former Uintah Indian Reservation, in Utah, not included in any forest reservation: Provided, That before a patent shall issue for any of the lands aforesaid under the terms of the said

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act approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and amendments thereto, the State of Utah shall pay into the Treasury of the United States the sum of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre for the lands so patented, and the money so paid shall be subject to the provision of “An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes,” approved May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two.

That no lands shall be included in any tract to be segregated under the provisions of this act on which the United States has valuable improvements or which have been reserved for Indian schools or farm uses or for other purposes.

VIRGINIA.
SEC. 24

For the support and education of one hundred and twenty Indian pupils at the school at Hampton, Virginia, twenty thousand and forty dollars.

WASHINGTON.
SEC. 25

For support and civilization of the D’Wamish and other allied tribes in Washington, including pay of employees, seven thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Makahs, Washington, including pay of employees, two thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes, including pay of employees, one thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Yakimas and other Indians at said agency, including pay of employees, five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Indians at Colville and Puyallup agencies, Washington, and for pay of employees, twelve thousand dollars.

For support of Spokanes in Washington: For pay of a blacksmith and carpenter, one thousand dollars each (article six of agreement with said Indians, dated March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, ratified by act of July thirteeth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two), two thousand dollars.

For purchase of agricultural implements, and support and civilization of Joseph’s Band of Nez Perce Indians in Washington, one thousand dollars.

For the extension of the irrigation system on lands allotted to Yakima Indians in Washington, fifteen thousand dollars, and for construction of drainage system, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, of which sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars twenty-five thousand dollars shall be immediately available; in all, two hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated and all moneys heretofore or hereafter to be appropriated for these purposes, shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of the act of December twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four.

For the fourth of five installments to the Indians on the Colville Reservation, Washington, for the cession of land opened to settlement by the act of July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, “To provide for the opening of a part of the Colville Reservation in the State of Washington, and for other purposes,” being a part of the full sum set aside and held in the Treasury of the United States in payment for said land under the terms of the act of June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and six, ratifying the agreement ceding said land to the United States under date of May ninth, eighteen hundred

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and ninety-one, three hundred thousand dollars, to be expended for the benefit of said Indians in accordance with the provisions of the said act setting aside in the Treasury the money in payment for the land ceded: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and ten, the amount of reimbursable expenditures made under the provisions of section seven of the act of July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, and to what extent the United States has been reimbursed in accordance with said provision of law.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to purchase the improvements of Young Doctor, a Makah Indian, on Waada Island, in township thirty-three north, range fifteen west, fifth principal meridian, Washington, one thousand two hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

WISCONSIN.
SEC. 26

For the support and education of two hundred and ten Indian pupils at the Indian school at Hayward, Wisconsin, and pay of superintendent, thirty-six thousand six hundred and seventy dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand two hundred dollars; in all, thirty-eight thousand eight hundred and seventy dollars.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Tomah, Wisconsin, and pay of superintendent, forty-three thousand four hundred and fifty dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; in all, forty-six thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

For support and civilization of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, to be expended for agricultural and educational purposes, pay of employees, including pay of physician, purchase of goods and provisions, and for such other purposes as may be deemed for the best interest of said Indians, seven thousand dollars.

That the Court of Claims be, and it hereby is, authorized to appoint a commission to take the testimony in the cases against the Menominee tribe of Indians and individual members of said tribe, as authorized by act of Congress approved May twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes, page four hundred and forty-four), and act of Congress approved March third, nineteen hundred and nine (Thirty-fifth Statutes, page eight hundred and fourteen). The court shall determine the compensation of such commissioner, which, with the expenses of taking such testimony, shall be paid out of the funds of the Menominee Indian tribe. In event that judgment shall be rendered against individual members of the tribe, the expense incurred hereunder shall be paid out of the funds of the individuals against whom said judgments are rendered, and the Menominee tribal fund shall be reimbursed with the amounts so charged against individual members of the tribe. In the event that the plaintiffs in the suits shall fail to establish their claims the said plaintiffs shall bear the cost of employing such commissioner and the expense of taking such testimony and shall furnish bond therefor to said court prior to the issue of the commission.

That jurisdiction be, and hereby is, conferred upon the Court of Claims of the United States to hear, determine, and render final judgment for any balances found due, with interest and reasonable compensation for damages, with the right of appeal, as in other cases, upon the claims of those contractors who entered into agreements with the business committee of the Menominee tribe of Indians in Wisconsin under the provisions of the act approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and six (Thirty-fourth Statutes, page five hundred and forty-seven), and whose accounts have not been settled or adjusted


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by the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture. Any suits filed under this act shall be against the Menominee tribe of Indians, and said claims shall be presented to said court by verified petitions to be filed within one year from the date of the approval of this act. Copy of said petition shall be served upon the Attorney General of the United States and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The Attorney General shall appear and defend any suit brought hereunder. In the event that any judgment is rendered hereunder, it shall be paid out of the logging fund of the said Menominee tribe of Indians: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior may settle any of the said claims and pay the same as herein authorized, provided that agreements of settlement can be reached between the said contractors and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs at any time previous to the filing of said suits or during the pendency thereof.

For the support, education, and civilization of the Pottawatomie Indians who reside in the State of Wisconsin, and to investigate their condition, twenty-five thousand dollars, to be immediately available.

That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Henry W. Lee, of Snohomish, Washington, out of the funds of the Winnebago Indians of Wisconsin, the sum of two thousand dollars, being the amount found due said Lee by the Court of Claims in Congressional case Numbered Ten thousand two hundred and nineteen.

WYOMING.
SEC. 27

For support and civilization of Shoshone Indians in Wyoming, twelve thousand dollars.

For support and education of one hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming, and pay of superintendent, thirty-one thousand and twenty-five dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; in all, thirty-four thousand and twenty-five dollars.

For continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated and all moneys heretofore or hereafter to be appropriated for this project, shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of the act of March third, nineteen hundred and five.

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of July third, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), five thousand dollars; for pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may required, as per article eight, same treaty, one thousand dollars; in all, six thousand dollars.

That the provisions of section four of “An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and for other purposes,” approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and the act amendatory thereof, approved June eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, respectively, be, and are hereby, extended over and shall apply to the desert lands included within the limits of the former Shoshone or Wind River Indian Reservation, in Wyoming, not included in any forest reservation: Provided, That before a patent shall issue for any of the lands aforesaid under the terms of the said act approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and amendments thereto, the State of Wyoming shall pay into the Treasury of the United States the sum of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre for the lands so patented and the

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money so paid shall be subject to the provision of “An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes,” approved May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two.

That no lands shall be included in any tract to be segregated under the provisions of this act on which the United States has valuable improvements or which have been reserved for Indian schools or farm uses or for other purposes.

SEC. 28

As soon after the close of the present fiscal year as may be practicable and not later than the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and ten, the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives a statement of the fiscal affairs of all Indian tribes for whose benefit estimates of appropriations, except for the purpose of fulfilling treaty stipulations, to be paid from either public or tribal funds, will be made for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and twelve; and such statement shall show (1) the total amount of all moneys, except the unexpended balances of appropriations made for current and contingent expenses for Indian affairs for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, from whatever source derived, standing to the credit of each such tribe of Indians in trust or otherwise, at the close of the present fiscal year; (2) an analysis of such credits, by funds, showing how and when they were created, whether by treaty stipulation, agreement, or otherwise; (3) the total amount of disbursements from public or trust funds made on account of each such tribe of Indians for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten; and (4) an analysis of such disbursements showing the amounts disbursed (a) for per capita payments in money to Indians, (b) for salaries or compensation of officers and employees, (c) for compensation of counsel and attorney’s fees, and (d) for support and civilization.

SEC. 29

The several agreements concluded with certain Indian tribes hereinafter mentioned, as evidenced by the original papers on file in the Office of Indian Affairs and the copies thereof transmitted to Congress by the President and contained in Senate Document Numbered Three hundred and fifty-eight, Sixty-first Congress, second session, for the commutation of their perpetual annuities under treaty stipulations, made in pursuance of a provision of the act of April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, authorizing the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, subject to the approval of Congress, to negotiate with any Indian tribe for the commutation of perpetual annuities due under treaty stipulations, are hereby ratified and confirmed, to wit:

The agreement with the Sac and Fox of the Mississippi Tribe of Oklahoma and Iowa dated February twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and nine;

The agreement with the Pottawatomie Tribe of Kansas and Wisconsin dated March sixteenth, nineteen hundred and nine;

And the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to place upon the books of the Treasury to the credit of the said tribes, respectively, the sums hereinafter specified, said sums being a capitalization of the perpetual annuities of said tribes on the basis of five per centum, and the same having been accepted by said tribes in the agreements heretofore mentioned in lieu of and as a commutation of said perpetual annuities, to wit:

The Sac and Fox of the Mississippi Tribe of Oklahoma and Iowa, twenty thousand dollars;

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The Pottawatomie Tribe of Kansas and Wisconsin, one hundred and eighty thousand seven hundred and fifty-eight dollars;

And the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to withdraw said funds from the Treasury for payment to said Indians, or expenditure for their benefit, at such times and in such manner as he may deem proper and under such regulations as he may prescribe.

The sums placed to the credit of the respective tribes less disbursements therefrom, as provided for herein, shall draw interest at the rate of five per centum per annum; and the interest accruing on said principal sums may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be paid in cash to the Indians entitled thereto annually or semiannually, or expended for their benefit in such manner and under such regulations as he may prescribe.

Approved, April 4, 1910.


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