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 210

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Chap. 210 Indian Department appropriations.
    36 Stat., 1059.
Chap. 210 Surveys, etc., for allotments in severalty.
    24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, p. 33.
Chap. 210 Surveying reservations, etc., for allotments.
Chap. 210 Repayments.
Chap. 210 Irrigation.
Chap. 210 Available till expended.
Chap. 210 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 210 Preliminary surveys, etc.
Chap. 210 Power and reservoir sites.
    36 Stat., 858; ante, p. 478.
Chap. 210 Consultation with other bureaus.
Chap. 210 Irrigation inspectors.
Chap. 210 Superintendents of irrigation.
Chap. 210 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Chap. 210 Relief of distress, preventing diseases, etc.
Chap. 210 Support of schools.
Chap. 210 Constructing school and agency buildings.
    36 Stat., 1060.
Chap. 210 Provisos. Report of expenditures.
Chap. 210 Report to be submitted on all school and agency properties.
Chap. 210 Details.
Chap. 210 Recommendation on continuance, etc.
Chap. 210 Transporting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 210 Proviso. Positions for pupils.
Chap. 210 No per capita restriction.
Chap. 210 Agricultural experiments.
Chap. 210 Care of forests.
Chap. 210 Provisos. Restriction.
Chap. 210 Matrons.
Chap. 210 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 210 Testing soils, etc.
Chap. 210 Amounts to matrons, etc.
    36 Stat., 1061.
    30 Stat., 90, vol. 1, 89.
Chap. 210 Annual cost account.
Chap. 210 Supplies.
Chap. 210 All expenses of purchase, etc.
Chap. 210 Telegraphing, etc.
Chap. 210 Proviso. Use for general telegraphing, etc., for current year.
    36 Stat., 272, ante, p. 431.
Chap. 210 Legal expenses in suits involving allotted lands, etc.
Chap. 210 Proviso. No attorney fees.
Chap. 210 Citizen commission.
Chap. 210 Interpreters.
Chap. 210 Indian police.
Chap. 210 Judges, Indian courts.
Chap. 210 Contingencies.
Chap. 210 Encouraging farming industry among Indians.
Chap. 210 Provisos. Repayment.
Chap. 210 Reuse of fund.
    36 Stat., 1062.
Chap. 210 Detailed report.
Chap. 210 Osage civilization fund covered into the Treasury.
    14 Stat., 687, vol. 2, 878.
Chap. 210 Supplying insufficient funds repealed.
    30 Stat., 93, vol. 1, p. 89.
Sec. 2 Arizona.
Sec. 2 Support, etc., of Indians on reservations.
Sec. 2 Gila River Reservation.
Sec. 2 Irrigation system.
Sec. 2 Fort Mojave school.
Sec. 2 Phoenix school.
Sec. 2 Truxton Canyon school.
Sec. 2 Navajo Reservation.
Sec. 2 Bridge, Tanner’s Crossing.
Sec. 2 Rio Grande.
Sec. 2 Bridges at Indian pueblos.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Indian labor.
Sec. 3 California.
Sec. 3 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 3 Sherman Institute.
    36 Stat., 1063.
Sec. 3 Yuma and Colorado River Reservations.
    33 Stat., 224.
    Ante, p. 70.
Sec. 3 Provisos. Allotment of irrigable lands increased.
Sec. 3 Cost advanced.
Sec. 3 Reimbursement.
Sec. 3 Advances a lien on allotment.
Sec. 3 Satisfaction.
Sec. 4 Florida.
Sec. 4 Relief, etc., of Seminoles.
Sec. 5 Fort Hall Reservation.
Sec. 5 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 5 Irrigating system.
Sec. 5 Bannocks.
Sec. 5 Fulfilling treaty.
    15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 5 Coeur d’Alenes.
Sec. 5 Fulfilling treaty.
    26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Sec. 5 Fort Hall Reservation.
Sec. 5 Allotment of irrigable and grazing lands.
    36 Stat., 1064.
Sec. 5 Timber for domestic use of Indians.
Sec. 5 Lands for agency, school, etc., purposes.
Sec. 5 Stone quarries.
Sec. 5 Leases authorized.
Sec. 5 Operating for benefit of Indians.
Sec. 5 Allotments in grazing reserve.
Sec. 5 Former restrictions repealed.
    25 Stat., 688, vol. 1, p. 314.
    36 Stat., 275, ante, p. 434.
Sec. 6 Kansas.
Sec. 6 Haskell Institute.
Sec. 6 Kickapoo Reservation school.
Sec. 6 Sacs and Foxes of the Missouri.
Sec. 6 School.
    12 Stat., 1172, vol. 2, 812.
Sec. 7 Michigan.
Sec. 7 Mount Pleasant school.
Sec. 8 Minnesota.
Sec. 8 Pipestone school.
    36 Stat., 1065.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of the Mississippi.
Sec. 8 Schools.
    16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 295.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of Minnesota.
Sec. 8 Civilization, etc.
    25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 8 White Earth Band.
Sec. 8 Fund for annual celebration.
Sec. 8 Yankton Sioux, S. Dak.
Sec. 8 Costs of suit for lands in Minnesota.
    36 Stat., 284, ante, p. 443.
Sec. 8 Clearwater River.
Sec. 8 Bridge on old Red Lake Agency Road.
Sec. 8 Site changed.
    36 Stat., 276; ante, p. 436.
Sec. 8 White Earth Band.
Sec. 8 Expenses of members sent to Washington.
    25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, p. 305.
Sec. 8 36 Stat., 1066.
Sec. 9 Fort Belknap Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 9 Flathead Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 9 Fort Peck Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 9 Fort Belknap Reservation. Irrigation.
Sec. 9 Provisos. Repayment.
Sec. 9 Advances a lien on allotments.
Sec. 9 Satisfaction.
Sec. 9 Flathead Reservation.
Sec. 9 Irrigation.
Sec. 9 Blackfeet Reservation.
Sec. 9 Irrigation system.
Sec. 9 Constructing first unit.
Sec. 9 Crows.
Sec. 9 Fulfilling treaty.
    15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Sec. 9 Northern Cheyennes.
Sec. 9 Subsistence, etc.
    19 Stat., 256; vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 9 Physician, etc.
    15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1014.
Sec. 9 Employing “line riders.”
Sec. 9 Flathead Lake.
Sec. 9 Easement reserved for water power
    amended, post 538.
Sec. 10 36 Stat., 1067.
Sec. 10 Genoa school.
Sec. 11 Western Shoshone Agency.
Sec. 11 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 11 Carson school.
Sec. 11 Support, etc., of other Indians.
Sec. 12 New Mexico.
Sec. 12 Albuquerque school.
Sec. 12 Santa Fe school.
Sec. 12 Pueblo Indians, attorney.
Sec. 13 New York
Sec. 13 Senecas.
Sec. 13 Annuity.
    4 Stat., 442.
Sec. 13 Six Nations.
Sec. 13 Annuity.
    4 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Sec. 14 North Carolina
Sec. 14 Cherokee school.
Sec. 15 36 Stat. 1068.
Sec. 15 Devils Lake Sioux. Support, etc.
Sec. 15 Fort Berthold Agency. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 15 Turtle Mountain Chippewas. Support, etc.
Sec. 15 Fort Totten School.
Sec. 15 Wahpeton School.
Sec. 15 Bismarck School.
Sec. 15 Purchase of water.
Sec. 15 Standing Rock Reservation.
Sec. 15 Claims of licensed traders against Indians on, to be filed with superintendent.
Sec. 15 Hearings.
Sec. 15 Statement of account.
Sec. 15 Moneys for Indians to be paid at agency.
Sec. 15 Agent to use good offices to have account settled.
Sec. 16 36 Stat., 1069.
Sec. 16 Wichitas, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 16 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches.
Sec. 16 Payment for agency, etc.
Sec. 16 Sale of unallotted, etc., lands.
Sec. 16 Support, etc.
Sec. 16 Arapahoes and Cheyennes.
Sec. 16 Kansas Indians.
Sec. 16 Kickapoos.
Sec. 16 Poncas.
Sec. 16 Chilocco School.
Sec. 16 Pawnees.
Sec. 16 Annuity.
    27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 496.
Sec. 16 Schools.
    11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Sec. 16 Farmer, blacksmiths, etc.
    11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 765.
Sec. 16 Iron and steel.
Sec. 16 Physician, etc.
Sec. 16 Quapaws.
Sec. 16 Education.
    7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Sec. 16 Blacksmith, etc.
Sec. 16 Proviso. Certificate of President.
Sec. 17 Five Civilized Tribes.
Sec. 17 Administration expenses.
Sec. 17 Employee to sign approval of Secretary of Interior to tribal deeds, etc.
    36 Stat., 1070.
Sec. 17 District agents, etc.
Sec. 17 Choctaws.
Sec. 17 Fulfilling treaties.
Sec. 17 Annuities.
    7 Stat., 99, vol. 2, 87.
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Light horsemen.
    7 Stat., 213, vol. 2, 193.
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Blacksmith.
    7 Stat., 235, 236, vol. 2, 192, 213.
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Education.
    7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 212.
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Iron and steel.
    7 Stat., 236, vol. 2, 213.
    11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Choctaws and Chickasaws.
Sec. 17 Tribal contracts.
Sec. 17 Proviso. For legal services.
Sec. 17 Limit.
Sec. 17 Approved by President.
Sec. 17 Deposit of tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Designation of banks, etc.
Sec. 17 Use of interest.
Sec. 17 J. Blair Schoenfelt.
Sec. 17 Claim against, remitted.
Sec. 17 Repayment.
Sec. 18 36 Stat., 1071.
Sec. 18 Klamath Agency.
Sec. 18 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 18 Warm Springs Agency.
Sec. 18 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 18 Wallawallas, etc.
Sec. 18 Support, etc.
Sec. 18 Salem school.
Sec. 18 Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies.
Sec. 18 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 18 Modoc irrigation system.
Sec. 18 Continuing through Klamath Reservation.
    36 Stat., 270, ante, p. 429.
    Amended, post, 545.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Cost.
Sec. 18 Repayment.
Sec. 19 Pennsylvania.
Sec. 19 Carlisle school.
Sec. 20 South Dakota.
Sec. 20 Flandreau school.
Sec. 20 Pierre school
Sec. 20 Rapid City school.
    36 Stat., 1072.
Sec. 20 Sioux of different tribes. Teachers, etc.
    15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Sec. 20 Employees.
Sec. 20 Subsistence, etc.
    19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 20 Proviso. Transportation.
Sec. 20 Payment from tribal funds to Indians on.
Sec. 20 Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Reservations.
    35 Stat., 464.
    Ante, p. 376.
Sec. 20 Schools.
    15 Stat., 637, vol. 2, 998.
    25 Stat., 894, vol. 1, 335.
Sec. 20 Yankton Sioux, subsistence, etc.
Sec. 20 Canton.
Sec. 20 Expenses of insane asylum.
Sec. 20 Pine Ridge Reservation, Bennett County.
Sec. 20 Sale of surplus lands.
    36 Stat., 443, ante, p. 458.
Sec. 20 Purchase of school lands for South Dakota.
Sec. 20 Price per acre.
Sec. 20 Lieu lands.
Sec. 20 Time extended for classification, etc.
    36 State., 450, ante, p. 460.
Sec. 21 Utah.
Sec. 21 Uintah and Ouray Agency. Agent.
Sec. 21 Utes, Confederated Bands.
Sec. 21 Carpenters, etc.
    15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Sec. 21 Food.
Sec. 21 Employees.
Sec. 21 Relief of distress among Indians.
    36 Stat., 1074.
Sec. 21 Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes.
Sec. 21 Irrigating allotted lands.
    34 Stat., 375.
    Ante, p. 243.
Sec. 21 Uintah Reservation.
Sec. 21 Indian school lot granted to Utah.
Sec. 21 Provisos. Maintenance of school.
Sec. 21 Acceptance by State.
Sec. 21 Homestead settlers may commute entries, etc.
    32 Stat., 263, 998.
    Vol. 1, p. 753.
    Ante, pp. 53, 146.
    33 Stat., 207, 1069.
Sec. 21 Residence required.
Sec. 21 Proviso. Adverse claims not affected.
Sec. 21 Duchesne River.
Sec. 21 Bridge across at Theodore.
Sec. 21 Reimbursement.
Sec. 22 Virginia.
Sec. 22 Hamption school.
Sec. 23 Washington.
Sec. 23 Support, etc.
Sec. 23 D’Wamish, etc., Indians.
Sec. 23 Makahs.
Sec. 23 Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes
Sec. 23 Yakimas, etc.
Sec. 23 Colville and Puyallup agencies.
Sec. 23 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 23 Spokanes.
Sec. 23 Support, etc.
    36 Stat., 1075.
    27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Sec. 23 Cushman school, Tacoma.
Sec. 23 Pavement.
Sec. 23 Joseph’s Band, Nez Perces.
Sec. 23 Yakimas.
Sec. 23 Irrigating allotments.
Sec. 23 Proviso. Repayment.
Sec. 23 Investigation of need of roads, etc.
Sec. 23 Colville Reservation.
Sec. 23 Last payment to Indians.
    27 Stat., 62, vol. 1, 441.
    34 Stat., 377, ante, p. 245.
Sec. 23 Old Fort Spokane Reservation.
Sec. 23 Sale of Indian school, etc., on, to Washington authorized.
Sec. 23 Proceeds for new schools.
Sec. 23 Provisos. Land reserved.
Sec. 23 Surface on mineral lands.
Sec. 23 Separation of minerals.
Sec. 23 Report to Congress.
Sec. 24 36 Stat., 1076.
Sec. 24 Hayward school.
Sec. 24 Tomah school.
Sec. 24 Chippewas of Lake Superior.
Sec. 24 Support, etc.
Sec. 24 Pottowatomies.
Sec. 24 Continuance of appropriation.
    36 Stat., 288.
Sec. 25 Wyoming.
Sec. 25 Shoshones.
Sec. 25 Support, etc.
Sec. 25 Shoshone Reservation school.
Sec. 25 Irrigation system.
Sec. 25 Shoshones.
Sec. 25 Fulfilling treaty.
    15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 26 Menominee Reservation, Wis.
Sec. 26 Dead and down timber to be cut and manufactured.
Sec. 26 Use of green timber for logging.
Sec. 26 Regulations.
    35 Stat., 51.
    Ante, p. 317.
Sec. 26 Additional to regular allowance.
Sec. 26 Deduction of green timber used.
    36 Stat., 1077.
Sec. 26 Maximum allowed.
Sec. 26 Certification of Forest Service.
Sec. 26 Logging roads.
Sec. 26 Expenses.
Sec. 26 Oneida Indians, Wis.
Sec. 26 Negotiation for commuting annuities.
Sec. 27 Annual statements to be made of fiscal affairs of Indians for preceding year.
Sec. 27 Details.
Sec. 27 Credits.
Sec. 27 Analysis.
Sec. 27 Disbursements.
Sec. 27 Analysis.
Sec. 28 Judgments to Indians.
Sec. 28 Payments to be made by Interior Department.
Sec. 28 Accounting.

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Chapter 210
    Mar. 3, 1911. [H. R. 28406.] | [Public, No. 454.] 36 Stat., 1058.
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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 twelve.

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

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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 twelve, namely:

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.

For the construction, repair, and maintenance of ditches, reservoirs, and dams, purchase and use of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, ditches, 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, three hundred and fourteen thousand three hundred dollars, to 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: 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, for investigations and surveys for power and reservoir sites on Indian reservations in accordance with the provisions of section thirteen of the act of June twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten, 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, three hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided also, That not to exceed seven superintendents of irrigation, who shall be skilled irrigation engineers, may be employed.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors among Indians, seventy-five thousand dollars.

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, sixty 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.

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For construction, lease, purchase, repairs, and improvements of school and agency buildings, and for sewerage, water supply, and lighting plants, and for purchase of school sites, four hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report annually to Congress the amount expended at each school and agency for the purposes herein authorized: Provided further, That on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and eleven, the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to Congress a report in respect to all school and agency properties entitled to share in appropriations, general or specific, made in this act and such report shall show specifically the cost investment in such properties as of July first, nineteen hundred and eleven, including appropriaions made available by this act, (1) for the purchase, construction, or lease of buildings, including water supply, sewerage, and heating and lighting plants; the purchase or lease of lands; the purchase or construction of irrigation systems for the irrigation of such school or agency lands; and for the equipment of all such plants for the promotion of industrial education, including agricultural implements, live stock, and the equipment for shops, laundries, and domestic science; (2) the physical condition of such plants and their equipment; (3) an estimate of expenditures necessary for (a) new buildings, (b) improvements, equipment and repairs necessary for the unkeep of such plants; and (4) a statement of the quantity and market value of the products derived from the operation of such plants for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven and the disposition of the same. The Secretary of the Interior shall accompany such report with a recommendation supported by a statement of his reasons therefor as to the necessity or advisability of continuing or discontinuing each such school or agency plant.

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, eighty-two 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 of school age under twenty-one years of age brought from Alaska.

All moneys appropriated herein for school purposes among the Indians may 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; for the employment of practical farmers and stockmen, in addition to the agency and school farmers now employed; and to superintend and direct farming and stock raising among Indians, four hundred thousand dollars: Provided further, 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

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fruits: Provided, also, That the amounts paid to matrons, farmers, and stockmen herein provided for shall not be included within the limitation on salaries and compensation of employees contained in the act of June seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven: Provided still further, 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 relating to the use of appropriations made for the purposes herein provided for.

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, storage, and transportation of Indian goods and supplies, two hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars.

For general expenses for telegraphing and telephoning in the Indian service, fourteen thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount appropriated in the Indian appropriation act approved April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten, for telegraphing and telephoning in connection with the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian service, is hereby made available to cover all general expenses for telegraphing and telephoning in the Indian service that have been or may be incurred during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven.

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

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.

For payment of Indian police, including chiefs of police at not to exceed fifty dollars per month each, and privates at not to exceed thirty 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.

There is hereby appropriated the sum of thirty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, for the purpose of encouraging industry among Indians, 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 the conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States, on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and all repayments to this fund made on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, are hereby appropriated for the same purpose as the original fund, and the

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entire fund, including such repayments, shall remain available until June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and all repayments to the fund hereby created which shall be made subsequent to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, shall be covered into the Treasury and shall not be withdrawn or applied except in consequence of a subsequent appropriation made by law: 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: Provided still further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall close the account known as the civilization fund created by article one of the treaty with the Osage Indians, dated September twenty-nineth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five (Fourteenth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and eighty-seven), and cause the balance of any unexpended moneys in that fund to be covered into the Treasury, and thereafter it shall not be withdrawn or applied except in consequence of a subsequent appropriation by law; and that section eleven of the Indian appropriation act for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, approved June seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (Thirtieth Statutes at Large, page ninety-three), is hereby repealed.

ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO.
SEC. 2

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, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

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

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.

For constructing a bridge across the Little Colorado River on the Navajo Reservation, at or near Tanner’s Crossing, Arizona, ninety thousand dollars.

For constructing two bridges across the Rio Grande River, one at or near the Isleta Indian pueblo, New Mexico, and the other at or near San Felipe Indian pueblo, New Mexico, fifty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable in the building of said bridges, and that the limit of cost herein fixed in no event shall be exceeded.

CALIFORNIA.
SEC. 3

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, fifty-seven thousand dollars.

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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 new shop building and equipment, ten thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; in all, one hundred fourteen thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

The first proviso in section twenty-five of the Indian appropriation act, approved April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four (Thirty-third Statutes, page two hundred and twenty-four), is hereby amended so that the first sentence in said proviso shall read as follows: “Provided, That there shall be reserved for and allotted to each of the Indians belonging on the said reservations ten acres of the irrigable lands;” and there is hereby appropriated the sum of eighteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to defray the cost of the irrigation of the increased allotments, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and twelve: Provided, That the entire cost of irrigation of the allotted lands shall be reimbursed to the United States from any funds received from the sale of the surplus lands of the reservations or from any other funds that may become available for such purpose: Provided further, That in the event any allottee shall receive a patent in fee to an allotment of land irrigated under this project, before the United States shall have been wholly reimbursed as herein provided, then the proportionate cost of the project to be apportioned equitably by the Secretary of the Interior, shall become a first lien on such allotment, and the fact that such lien shall be recited on the face of each patent in fee issued and the amount of the lien set forth thereon, which said lien, however, shall not be enforced so long as the original allottee, or his heirs, shall actually occupy the allotment as a homestead, and the receipt of the Secretary of the Interior or of the officer, agent, or employee duly authorized by him for that purpose, for the payment of the amount assessed against any allotment as herein provided shall, when duly recorded by the recorder of deeds in the county wherein the land is located, operate as a satisfaction of such lien.

FLORIDA.
SEC. 4

For relief of distress among the Seminole Indians in Florida, and for purposes of their civilization, ten thousand dollars.

IDAHO.
SEC. 5

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

To complete 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, eighty-five thousand dollars, including ten thousand dollars for maintenance, to be immediately available.

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.

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.

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is dead, forty acres of irrigable land and three hundred and twenty acres of grazing land, and to each other Indian belonging on the reservation or having rights thereon, twenty acres of irrigable land and one hundred and sixty acres of grazing land.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to set aside and reserve so much of the timber land of the Fort Hall Reservation as he may deem necessary to provide timber for the domestic use of the Indians, not exceeding in aggregate two townships of land; and the said Secretary is hereby authorized to set aside and reserve such lands as may be necessary for agency, school, and religious purposes, not exceeding in aggregate one thousand two hundred and eighty acres of land for agency and school purposes and one hundred and sixty acres for any one religious society, to remain reserved so long as agency, school, or religious institutions are maintained thereon; and the said Secretary is hereby authorized so set aside and reserve certain lands chiefly valuable for the stone quarries situated thereon, not to exceed in aggregate three hundred and twenty acres of land; and authority is hereby granted the said Secretary to lease said stone quarries, or, in his discretion, to operate said quarries for the benefit of the Indians of the Fort Hall Reservation and to sell the stone quarried therefrom, the net proceeds derived from said quarries to be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of said Indians and expended for their benefit in such manner as the said Secretary may prescribe.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized in his discretion to make allotments as herein provided within the “Fort Hall Bottoms” grazing reserve to those Indians who have occupied and erected valuable improvements on tracts therein.

That so much 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 Sheepeaters, of the Fort Hall and Lemhi Reservations, in Idaho, May fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes,” and the provision in section seven of the Indian appropriation act approved April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten, as conflict with the provisions herein are hereby repealed.

KANSAS.
SEC. 6

For support and education of seven hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, and for pay of superintendent, one hundred twenty-seven thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; in all, one hundred thirty-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, three 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. 7

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 lavatories, four thousand dollars; for new dormitory, fifteen thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, seventy-five thousand eight hundred dollars.

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MINNESOTA.
SEC. 8

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 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.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of one hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section seven of the 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,” and to use the same for the purpose of promoting civilization and self-support among the said Indians in manner and for purposes provided for in said act.

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 eleven, out of the funds belonging to said band.

There is hereby appropriated the sum of five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, for the purpose of defraying the cost and expenses, including the compensation of counsel, in the proceedings authorized to be brought in the Court of Claims by provisions in section twenty-two of the Indian appropriation act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven, approved April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten, between the United States and the Yankton tribe of Indians of South Dakota, to determine the interest, title, ownership, and right of possession of said tribe of Indians in and to certain lands and premises therein described.

That the last clause of section ten of the Indian appropriation act approved April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten, be amended so as to read as follows:

“To enable the Secretary of the Interior to construct a bridge on the old Red Lake Agency Road across Clearwater River in township one hundred and fifty north, of range thirty-seven west, of the fifth principal meridian, one thousand dollars, to be available until expended.”

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby directed to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section seven of the 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 pay the actual and necessary expenses of the members of the White Earth Band of Indians sent by a council of said Indians held December tenth, nineteen hundred and ten, to represent said band in Washington during the third session of the Sixty-first Congress, which expense shall be itemized and verified under oath by Chief Wain-che-mah-dub, of said delegation.

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MONTANA.
SEC. 9

For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, fifteen 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, thirty-five thousand dollars.

For the Milk River irrigation system on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, fifteen thousand dollars: Provided, That the portion of the cost of this project paid from public funds shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States as and when funds may be available therefor: Provided further, That in the event any allottee shall receive a patent in fee to an allotment of land irrigated under this project, before the United States shall have been wholly reimbursed as herein provided, then the proportionate cost of the project to be apportioned equitably by the Secretary of the Interior, shall become a first lien on such allotment, and the fact of such lien shall be recited on the face of each patent in fee issued and the amount of the lien set forth thereon, which said lien, however, shall not be enforced so long as the original allottee or his heirs shall actually occupy the allotment as a homestead, and the receipt of the Secretary of the Interior, or of the officer, agent, or employee duly authorized by him for that purpose, for the payment of the amount assessed against any allotment as herein provided shall, when duly recorded by the recorder of deeds in the county wherein the land is located, operate as a satisfaction of such lien.

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, four hundred thousand dollars.

For continuing construction of first unit of irrigation system 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, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

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.

In the issuance of patents for all tracts of land bordering upon Flathead Lake, Montana, it shall be incorporated in the patent that “this conveyance is subject to an easement of one hundred linear feet back from a contour of elevation nine feet above the high-water mark of the year nineteen hundred and nine of Flathead Lake, to remain in the Government for purposes connected with the development of water power.”


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NEBRASKA.
SEC. 10

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Genoa, Nebraska, and for pay of superintendent, fifty-two thousand one hundred dollars; for repairs to present heating plant, five thousand dollars, to be immediately available; for two new dormitories, thirty-five thousand dollars: for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; in all, ninety-five thousand one hundred dollars.

NEVADA.
SEC. 11

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 thousand one hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, six thousand dollars; in all, fifty-six thousand one hundred dollars.

For support and civilization of other Indians, in the State of Nevada, six thousand five hundred dollars; for pay of employees, including physician, at the Walker River Reservation, four thousand dollars; in all, ten thousand five hundred dollars.

NEW MEXICO.
SEC. 12

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, nine thousand dollars; for new dormitory for boys, twenty-five thousand dollars; in all, eighty-five 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.

NEW YORK.
SEC. 13

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. 14

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

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NORTH DAKOTA.
SEC. 15

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, fifteen thousand dollars.

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

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, sixty-eight thousand five hundred dollars; for hospital, five thousand dollars; for dairy barn, silo, and equipment, three thousand five hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, eighty-two thousand dollars.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, and pay of superintendent, eighteen thousand two hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; additions to dormitories, thirty thousand dollars; in all, fifty thousand two hundred dollars.

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; in all, twenty thousand two hundred dollars.

For the purchase of water and irrigation for the growing of trees, shrubs, and garden truck, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Any licensed trader on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota, who has any claim against any Indian of said reservation for goods sold to such Indian, may file an itemized statement of said claim with the Indian superintendent. Said superintendent shall forthwith notify said Indian in writing of the filing of said claim and request him to appear within a reasonable time, to be fixed in said notice, and present any objections he may have to the payment thereof, or any offset or any counterclaim thereto.

If said Indian appears and contests said claim, or any item therein, the said superintendent shall notify the said trader and fix a time for a meeting of the parties thereto, and shall on a hearing thereof use his efforts to secure an agreement as to the amount due between the said parties. If the said Indian shall not appear within the time specified in the notice, the superintendent shall call in the said trader and carefully investigate every item of said account and ascertain the amount due thereon. Any account so ascertained by the superintendent or any account admitted by the Indian shall be and remain an account stated between the parties thereto.

That any moneys which shall thereafter become due to said Indian, by reason of any annuity or other indebtedness from the Government of the United States, or for property sold by or on account of such Indian, and which shall be under the control of the Secretary of the Interior, or any agent or superintendent, shall be paid such Indian only at the agency headquarters. And it shall be the duty of such agent or superintendent to use his influence, advice, and good offices, to the end that such Indian shall as rapidly as his means shall permit, pay the said account stated.

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OKLAHOMA.
SEC. 16

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 twenty-five 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, for the support of the agency and pay of employees maintained for their benefit.

That the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, is authorized to sell, upon such terms and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, the unused, unallotted, and unreserved lands of the United States in the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservations.

For support and civilization of the Arapahoes and Cheyennes who have been collected on the reservation 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.

FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.
SEC. 17

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, one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to designate an employee or employees of the Department of the Interior to sign, under the direction of the Secretary, in his name and

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for him, his approval of tribal deeds to allottees, to purchasers of town lots, to purchasers of unallotted lands, to persons, corporations, or organizations for lands reserved to them under the law for their use and benefit, and to any tribal deeds made and executed according to law for any of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma.

For salaries and expenses of district agents for the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma and other employees connected with the work of such agents, one hundred thousand dollars.

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.

That tribal contracts which are necessary to the administration of the affairs of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians may be made by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That contracts for professional legal services of attorneys may be made by the tribes for a stipulated amount and period, in no case exceeding one year in duration and five thousand dollars per annum in amount, with reasonable and necessary expenses to be approved and paid under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, but such contracts for legal services shall not be of any validity until approved by the President.

The net receipts from the sales of surplus and unallotted lands and other tribal property belonging to any of the Five Civilized Tribes, after deducting the necessary expense of advertising and sale, may be deposited in national or State banks in the State of Oklahoma in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, such depositories to be designated by him under such rules and regulations governing the rate of interest thereon, the time of deposit and withdrawal thereof, and the security therefor, as he may prescribe. The interest accruing on such funds may be used to defray the expense of the per capita payments of such funds.

That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to remit the claim of the United States against J. Blair Schoenfelt, late United States Indian agent, Union Agency, Oklahoma, and the Secretary of the Treasury is further authorized and directed to pay to J. Blair Schoenfelt the sum of three thousand five hundred and seventy-eight dollars and sixty-three cents, being the amount he has paid to the United States, and the Secretary of the Treasury is further authorized and directed to place to the credit of the proper Indian funds the sum of three thousand seven hundred and two dollars and seventy-four cents.

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OREGON.
SEC. 18

For support and civilization of the Klamath, Modocs, and other Indians of the Klamath Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, six 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 two thousand two hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; for extension of wing of present brick school building, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, one hundred twenty-seven thousand two hundred dollars.

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

For continuing the construction of the Modoc Point irrigation project, including drainage and canal systems, within the Klamath Indian Reservation, in the State of Oregon, in accordance with the plans and specifications submitted by the chief engineer in the Indian Service and approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary af the Interior in conformity with a provision in section one of the Indian appropriation act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven, fifty thousand dollars: Provided, That the total cost of this project shall not exceed one hundred and fifty-five thousand dollars, including the sum of thirty-five thousand one hundred and forty-one dollars and fifty-nine cents expended on this project to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and that the entire cost of the project shall be repaid into the Treasury of the United States from the proceeds from the sale of timber or lands on the Klamath Indian Reservation.

PENNSYLVANIA.
SEC. 19

For support and education af Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and for pay of superintendent, one hundred forty-two thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, one hundred forty-seven thousand dollars.

SOUTH DAKOTA.
SEC. 20

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; in all, sixty-nine thousand four hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For support and education of one hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, thirty-two thousand dollars; to complete irrigation plant, seventeen thousand dollars; to complete new building, ten thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, sixty-four thousand dollars.

For support and education of Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, and for general repairs and improvements, to be immediately available, six thousand dollars.

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For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Rapid City, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, fifty-one thousand nine hundred dollars, two thousand dollars of which shall be immediately available; for new dormitory for girls, twenty thousand dollars; for installation of a central heating plant, ten thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, eight thousand dollars; in all, eighty-nine thousand nine hundred dollars.

For support 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 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 appropriaated 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 Dakota 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 twelve.

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

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, thirty thousand dollars.

That section eight of an act entitled “An act to authorize the sale and disposition of the surplus and unallotted lands in Bennett County, in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, in the State of South Dakota, and making appropriation to carry the same into effect,” approved May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and ten, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

“SEC. 8. That sections sixteen and thirty-six of the land in each township within the tract described in section one of this act shall not be subject to entry, but shall be reserved for the use of the common schools and paid for by the United States at two dollars and fifty cents per acre, and the same are hereby granted to the State of South Dakota for such purpose, and in case any of said sections, or parts thereof, are lost to said State by reason of allotments thereof any Indian or Indians, or otherwise, the governor of said State,

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with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, is hereby authorized, within the area described in section one of this act or within the said Rosebud Indian Reservation, to locate other lands not otherwise appropriated, not exceeding two sections in any one township, which shall be paid for by the United States as herein provided, in quantity equal to the loss, and such selections shall be made prior to the opening of such lands to settlement.”

That the time in which the commission appointed to inspect, classify, and appraise the unallotted lands in the counties of Mellette and Washabaugh, in the Rosebud Indian Reservation in the State of South Dakota under an act entitled “An act to authorize the sale and disposition of a portion of the surplus and unallotted lands in Mellette and Washabaugh Counties in the Rosebud Indian Reservation in the State of South Dakota, and making appropriation and provision to carry the same into effect,” approved May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, be, and the same is hereby, extended to the first day of June, nineteen hundred and eleven, to complete and return the same.

UTAH.
SEC. 21

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 the relief of distress among the Indians of Skull Valley and Deep Creek, and other detached Indians in Utah, and for purposes of their civilization, ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, and the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress, at its next session, the condition of

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the Indians herein appropriated for and the manner in which this appropriation shall have been expended.

For continuing the construction of 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.

There is hereby granted to the State of Utah upon the terms and conditions hereinafter named the following-described property, known as the Indian school, lot four, block fifty, Randlett twon site, former Uintah Indian Reservation, including the land, buildings, and fixtures pertaining to said school: Provided, That said land and buildings shall be held and maintained by the State of Utah as an institution of learning, and that Indian pupils may 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 Utah files an acceptance thereof with the Secretary of the Interior accepting for said State said property, upon the terms and conditions herein prescribed.

That any person who prior to March first, nineteen hundred and nine, made homestead entry for land in the Unitah Indian Reservation, in the State of Utah, under the act of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, and acts supplementary thereto, and who has not abandoned the same, may make commutation proof therefor, provided such person has fully complied with the provisions of the homestead laws as to improvements, and has maintained an actual bona fide residence upon the land for a period of not less than eight months and upon payment thereof of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre: Provided further, That nothing contained herein shall affect any valid adverse claim initiated prior to the passage of this act.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to construct a bridge across the Duchesne River at or near Theodore, Utah, fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be reimbursed to the United States out of the proceeds of the sale of lands within the ceded Unitah Indian Reservation open to entry under the act of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, including the sales of lots within the said town site of Theodore.

VIRGINIA.
SEC. 22

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

WASHINGTON.
SEC. 23

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, three 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 (article six of agreement with said Indians, dated March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and

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eighty-seven, ratified by act of July thirteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two), one thousand dollars.

For construction of brick pavement, concrete curbing, and sidewalks on South Twenty-eighth Street in front of the Cushman School grounds at Tacoma, Washington, and in front of tract Numbered Twenty-two, also belonging to the school, forty thousand, dollars, to be reimbursable from the “Puyallup four per cent school fund.”

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

For extension and maintenance of the irrigation system on lands allotted to Yakima Indians in Washington, fifteen thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount hereby appropriated, and all moneys heretofore or hereafter to be appropriated, for this project shall be rapid into the Treasury of the United States in accordance with the provisions of the act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to investigate and to report to Congress at its next session the necessity or advisability of constructing wagon roads on the Yakima Indian Reservation, the cost thereof to be reimbursed out of the proceeds of the sale of surplus lands of such reservation. If he shall find the construction of such roads to be necessary or advisable, he shall submit specific recommendations in respect to the kind of roads to be constructed, their location and extent, together with an estimate of cost for the same.

For the fifth and last installment 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 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.

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to sell and convey the lands, buildings, and other appurtenances of the old Fort Spokane Military Reservation, now used for Indian school purposes, and adjoining the Colville Reservation, in the State of Washington, containing approximately six hundred and forty acres, and to use the proceeds thereof not to exceed thirty-five thousand dollars in the establishment and maintenance of such new schools and administration of affairs as may be required by the Colville and Spokane Indians in said State: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized in his discretion to reserve from sale or other disposition any part of said reservation chiefly valuable for power sites and reservoir sites and land valuable for minerals: Provided further, That in the case of land reserved on account of minerals, the Secretary of the Interior may sell the surface under such regulations as he may prescribe: Provided further, That, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, the surface of the lands may be sold separate from any minerals that may be found thereunder.

The Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress at its next session his action in the premises.

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WISCONSIN.
SEC. 24

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 dollars; in all, thirty-eight thousand six hundred and seventy dollars.

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

For support and civilization of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, seven thousand dollars.

The appropriation of twenty-five thousand dollars “for support, education, and civilization of the Pottowatomie Indians who reside in the State of Wisconsin and to investigate their condition,” made in the Indian appropriation act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven, shall remain available until expended.

WYOMING.
SEC. 25

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 for 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, fifty thousand dollars.

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 be required, as per article eight, same treaty, one thousand dollars; in all, six thousand dollars.

SEC. 26

That upon the passage of this act the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to cause to be cut and Manufactured into lumber the dead and down timber now upon the Menominee Indian Reservation in the State of Wisconsin together with such green timber as may be necessary to cut in order to economically log the dead and down timber, such green timber to be designated and marked by the Forestry Service. For the cutting of such dead and down timber the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe rules and regulations in conformity with the intent and purpose of the act of March twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight, entitled “An act to authorize the cutting of timber, the manufacture and sale of lumber, and the preservation of the forests upon the Menominee Indian Reservation in the State of Wisconsin.” The amount of dead and down timber authorized to be cut under this section shall be in addition to the amount of green timber authorized to be cut, in any one year, under the provisions of said act of March twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight. The green timber authorized to be cut under this section to facilitate the logging of dead and down timber, and which shall be cut in any one year, shall be deducted from the amount of green timber authorized to be cut in that year under the provisions of said act of March twenty-eighth,

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nineteen hundred and eight. The total amount of green and dead and down timber which shall be logged under the provisions of this section and the provisions of said act of March twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight, shall not exceed forty million feet unless the Forestry Service shall certify to the Secretary of the Interior that it is necessary, to save waste and loss on dead and down timber, that a greater amount of such dead and down timber shall be cut; in making such certification the Forestry Service shall designate the additional dead and down timber it deems necessary to cut and such designated timber shall be logged as expeditiously as possible. In the logging operations authorized under this section the Secretary of the Interior may cause to be constructed such roads or logging railway as may be necessary to bring the logs to the mill with expedition and economy. The expense of the logging operations authorized under this section shall be paid in the manner provided in said act of March twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight, authorizing the cutting of timber and the manufacture of lumber upon the Menominee Indian Reservation in the State of Wisconsin.

The Commissioner of Indian Affairs is hereby directed to reopen negotiations with the Oneida Indians of Wisconsin for the commutation of their perpetual annuities under treaty stipulations and report the same to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and eleven.

SEC. 27

Annually, on the first Monday in December, 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 expenditures from either public or tribal funds shall have been made by any officer, clerk, or employee in the Interior Department during the preceding fiscal year; and such statement shall show (1) the total amount of all moneys, from whatever source derived, standing to the credit of each tribe of Indians, in trust or otherwise, at the close of such 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 tribe of Indians for such fiscal year; 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. 28

Hereafter payments to Indians made from moneys appropriated by Congress in satisfaction of the judgment of any court shall be made under the direction of the officers of the Interior Department charged by law with the supervision of Indian affairs, and all such payments shall be accounted for to the Treasury in conformity with law.

Approved, March 3, 1911.


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