INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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Chapter 4
June 30, 1919. | [H. R. 2480.] 41 Stat., 3.

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 30, 1920.
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Chap. 4 Indian Department appropriations.
Chap. 4 Indian reservations.
Chap. 4 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
24 Stat., 338, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 4 Repayment.
Chap. 4 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 4 Irrigation on reservations.
Chap. 4 Construction, maintenance, etc., of projects.
Chap. 4 Allotments to districts.
Chap. 4 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 4 Stream gauging.
Chap. 4 Investigating new projects.
36 Stat., 858, vol. 3, 479.
Chap. 4 Chief engineer, etc.
Chap. 4 Expenses.
Chap. 4 Reimbursable.
38 Stat., 583; ante, 8.
Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 4 Flood damages, etc.
Chap. 4 Limitation.
Chap. 4 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Provisos. Having liquor in possession made an offense. Punishment.
27 Stat., 260, vol. 1, 63; 29 Stat., 506, vol. 1, 83.
Nez Perce ceded lands, Idaho. Prohibition continued on.
28 Stat., 330, vol. 1, 539.
Chap. 4 Relieving distress, preventing contagious diseases, etc.
Chap. 4 Indians in western Washington.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Limit, new hospitals.
Chap. 4 Use for general treatment, etc.
Chap. 4 Allotment to specified hospitals and sanatoria.
Chap. 4 Schools.
Chap. 4 Support of pupils, etc.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Deaf and dumb, and blind.
Chap. 4 In public schools.
Chap. 4 Not available for specified schools.
Chap. 4 School and agency buildings.
Chap. 4 Construction, etc.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Supervision.
Chap. 4 Heat and light to employees.
Chap. 4 Not included in compensation limit.
37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 532.
Chap. 4 Transportation.
Chap. 4 Collecting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Obtaining employment for pupils.
Chap. 4 Repayment.
Chap. 4 Alaska pupils.
Chap. 4 Per capita cost.
Chap. 4 Limit of amount per pupil.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Restriction. Determining average attendance.
Chap. 4 Limitation not applicable for fiscal year 1919.
Chap. 4 Industrial work, etc.
Chap. 4 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 4 Matrons.
Chap. 4 Agricultural experiments, etc.
Chap. 4 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 4 Field matrons.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Menominee Reservation.
Chap. 4 Soil, etc., experiments.
Chap. 4 Pay not affected by limitation.
Chap. 4 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 532.
Chap. 4 Supplies.
Chap. 4 Purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 4 Proviso. Three warehouses.
Chap. 4 Telegraphing and telephoning.
Chap. 4 Court costs.
Chap. 4 Legal expenses in allotment suits, etc.
Chap. 4 Proviso. No attorneys’ fees.
Chap. 4 Citizen commission.
Chap. 4 Indian police.
Chap. 4 Judges. Indian courts.
Chap. 4 Contingent expenses.
40 Stat., 1250; ante, 151.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Amount at once. Competency Commission work.
Chap. 4 Inspectors.
Chap. 4 Pay, etc.
Chap. 4 Determining heirs of allottees.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Clerks in Indian Office.
Chap. 4 Tribes excluded.
Chap. 4 Industry among Indians.
Chap. 4 Encouraging farming, etc., for self-support.
Chap. 4 Provisos. Repayment.
Chap. 4 Limitations.
Chap. 4 Vehicles.
Chap. 4 Allowance for maintenance, etc.
Chap. 4 Proviso. Purchases limited.
Chap. 4 Miscellaneous.
Chap. 4 Livestock of Indians.
Chap. 4 Pay for destroyed diseased animals, etc.
Chap. 4 A. R. Snyder. Reimbursement.
Chap. 4 Improving stock watering places, etc.
Chap. 4 Final enrollment of tribes authorized.
Chap. 4 Effect of approved rolls.
Chap. 4 40 Stat., 591; ante, 177.
Chap. 4 Proviso. Tribes excepted.
Chap. 4 Railroad grants lands. Relinquishment to Indians in Arizona, etc., extended.
37 Stat., 1007, vol. 3, 560; 39 Stat., 48, ante, 52.
Chap. 4 Live stock of restricted Indians. Restrictions on sales, etc.
R. S., sec. 2138, 373, amended.
Chap. 4 Branding.
Chap. 4 Removal restricted.
Chap. 4 Punishment for violations.
Sec. 2 Arizona and New Mexico.
Sec. 2 Support of Indians in.
Sec. 2 For Mojave School.
Sec. 2 Phoenix School.
Sec. 2 Truxton Canyon School.
Sec. 2 Gila River Reservation. Continuing irrigation system.
Sec. 2 33 Stat., 1081, vol. 3, 158.
Sec. 2 Repayment.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Colorado River Reservation. Extending irrigation system.
Sec. 2 36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 432.
Sec. 2 Watering additional lands.
Sec. 2 Repayment from town lot sales.
Sec. 2 35 Stat., 77, vol. 3, 324.
Sec. 2 Papago Indian villages. Water supply for.
Sec. 2 Navajos. School facilities for.
15 Stat., 669, vol. 2, 1017.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Sec. 2 Navajos and Hopis. Water supply for, on reservations.
Sec. 2 Ganado project. Operating.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Reappropriation.
40 Stat., 569 ante, 112.
Sec. 2 Laguna Pueblo, N. Mex. Irrigation extension. Salt River allotments. Additional water rights for.
39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Sec. 2 San Xavier Reservation. Pumping plants on.
Sec. 2 Little Colorado and Canyon Diablo Rivers. Bridge construction.
39 Stat., 975; ante, 113. 40 Stat., 570; ante, 155.
Sec. 2 Reappropriation.
Sec. 2 Repayment.
Sec. 2 San Carlos Reservation. Maintenance of pumping plant, from tribal funds.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Sec. 2 Fort Apache Reservation. Reconstructing power and irrigation plant, from tribal funds.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Sec. 2 Funds available.
41 Stat., 5; ante, 196.
Sec. 2 Yuma County. Reimbursement.
Sec. 2 John Flanigan. Payment to.
Sec. 2 Gospel Missionary Union. Patent to tract on Western Navajo Reservation.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Reversion for non-user.
Sec. 2 Salt River Reservation. Investigating need for bridge on.
Sec. 3 California.
Sec. 3 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 3 Lands for homeless Indians.
Sec. 3 Sherman Institute School.
Sec. 3 Proviso. Purchase of water rights from school receipts.
Sec. 3 Yuma allotments. Irrigation charges advanced.
36 Stat. 1063, vol. 3, 492.
Sec. 3 Fort Bidwell School
Sec. 3 Greenville School.
Sec. 3 Hoopa Valley Reservation. Road construction.
Sec. 3 40 Stat. 570; ante, 156.
Sec. 4 Florida.
Sec. 4 Seminoles. Relief, etc., of.
Sec. 5 Idaho.
Sec. 5 Fort Hall Reservation. Support, etc., of Indians on. Irrigation system.
Proviso. Repayment.
34 Stat., 1025, vol. 3, 276.
Sec. 5 Bannocks. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 5 Coeur d’Alenes. Fulfilling treaty.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Sec. 6 Kansas.
Sec. 6 Haskell Institute School.
Sec. 6 Kickapoo Reservation School.
Sec. 6 Kansas City. Pay for care of Huron Indian Cemetery.
Sec. 6 Fund available.
39 Stat., 844; ante, 100.
Sec. 7 Michigan.
Sec. 7 Mount Pleasant School.
Sec. 8 Minnesota.
Sec. 8 Pipestone School.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of the Mississippi. Schools.
16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 974.
Annual celebration of White Earth Band.
Sec. 8 Red Lake Indian Forest. Logging expenses etc., from timber sales.
39 Stat., 137; ante, 157.
Sec. 8 Proviso. Use of timber sales hereafter.
Sec. 8 Red Lake Reservation. Construction of bridge across Red Lake River.
Sec. 8 Approval.
30 Stat., 1151.
Sec. 8 Fond du Lac School. County road work.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of Minnesota. Expenses of general council.
Sec. 8 Committee to Washington.
Sec. 8 Completing roll of allottees, White Earth Reservation.
38 Stat, 88, vol. 3, 572.
Sec. 8 Erection of homes, etc., destroyed by forest fires. From tribal funds.
Sec. 8 Provisos. Use of fund.
Sec. 8 Limit.
Sec. 8 Administrative expenses.
Sec. 8 Repairing reservation roads.
Sec. 8 Red Lake Reservation. Roads and bridges, construction.
Sec. 8 Proviso. Indian labor.
Sec. 8 Drainage ditches. Paying assessments against lands on reservations.
Sec. 8 Reimbursement from individual or tribal funds.
Sec. 8 Proviso. Patents in fee withheld until repayment made.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of Minnesota. Promoting civilization etc., from tribal funds.
Sec. 8 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 9 Mississippi.
Sec. 9 Full-blood Choctaws. Relief, etc. Reappropriation of balance.
49 Stat., 573; ante, 153.
Sec. 10 Montana.
Sec. 10 Support, etc., of Indians. Fort Belknap Agency. Flathead Agency.
Sec. 10 Fort Peck Agency.
Sec. 10 Blackfeet Agency.
Sec. 10 Fort Belknap Reservation. Irrigation systems.
36 Stat., 277, vol. 3, 437.
Sec. 10 Crows. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Sec. 10 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes. Subsistence, etc.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 169.
Sec. 10 Physician, etc.
15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1014.
Sec. 10 "Line riders."
Sec. 10 Rocky Boy’s Band of Chippewas, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 10 Irrigation system. Flathead Reservation.
Sec. 10 Fort Peck Reservation.
Sec. 10 Blackfeet Reservation.
Sec. 10 Provisos. Vehicles for irrigation projects.
Sec. 10 Purchases limited.
Sec. 10 Crow Reservation. Improving irrigation systems in Big Horn Valley on, from tribal funds.
Sec. 10 Reimbursement.
Sec. 10 Blackfeet Reservation. Disposal of surplus lands, repealed.
34 Stat., 1035, vol. 3, 286.
Sec. 10 Allotments to Indians.
Sec. 10 Provisos. Designated homesteads inalienable.
Sec. 10 Closing of tribal rolls
Sec. 10 Former grants, etc., not affected.
34 Stat., 1036, 1039, vol. 3, 287.
Sec. 10 State indemnity school selections.
Sec. 10 Division of receipts.
Sec. 10 Intoxicants prohibited on all lands.
Sec. 10 Reservation of all minerals.
Sec. 10 Leases permitted.
Sec. 10 Trust patents for allotments.
Sec. 11 Nebraska.
Sec. 11 Genoa School.
Sec. 11 Proviso. Water tank. Reappropriation.
39 Stat., 980; ante, 118; 40 Stat., 574; ante, 160.
Sec. 12 Nevada.
Sec. 12 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 12 Carson City School.
Sec. 12 Pyramid Lake Reservation. Irrigation system.
Sec. 13 New Mexico.
Sec. 13 Albuquerque School.
Sec. 13 Santa Fe School.
Sec. 13 Pueblo Indians. Special attorney for.
Sec. 13 Navajo and San Juan Reservation. Highway from Mesa Verde Park to Gallup.
Sec. 13 Proviso. Employment of Indians, etc.
Sec. 13 Pueblo Indians. Irrigation, etc., for.
Sec. 13 Mescalero Reservation. Roads and bridges.
Sec. 13 Reimbursement.
Sec. 13 Proviso. Indian labor.
Sec. 13 San Juan River. Bridge at Shiprock, Navajo Reservation.
Sec. 13 38 Stat., 91, vol. 3, 575.
Sec. 13 Proviso. Reimbursement, etc.
Sec. 14 New York.
Sec. 14 Senecas. Annuity.
4 Stat., 442.
Sec. 14 Six Nations. Annuity.
7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Sec. 15 North Carolina.
Sec. 15 Cherokee School.
Sec. 15 Ocona Lufty River.
Sec. 15 Constructing bridge.
40 Stat., 576; ante, 162.
Sec. 15 Reappropriation.
Sec. 16 North Dakota.
Sec. 16 Devils Lake Sioux. Support, etc.
Sec. 16 Fort Berthold Indians. Support, etc.
Sec. 16 Turtle Mountain Chippewas. Support, etc. Bismarck School.
Sec. 16 Proviso. Additional grounds, etc.
40 Stat., 577; ante, 162.
Sec. 16 Fort Totten School.
Sec. 16 Wahpeton School.
Sec. 16 Standing Rock Reservation. Roads and bridges from tribal funds.
Sec. 16 Fort Totten Reservation. Sale of lands in, to school district.
Sec. 16 Description.
Sec. 16 Proviso. Admission of Indian pupils.
Sec. 16 Benson County. Care of insane Indians by.
Sec. 17 Oklahoma.
Sec. 17 Wichitas, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 17 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches. Agency expenses from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Maintenance, self-support, etc., from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Proviso. Report of expenditures.
Sec. 17 Support, etc., of Indians. Cheyennes and Arapahoes. Kansas Indians.
Sec. 17 Kickapoos.
Sec. 17 Poncas.
Sec. 17 Chilocoo School.
Sec. 17 Proviso. Reappropriation for roads and bridge.
39 Stat., 982; ante, 146, 40 Stat., 578; ante, 163.
Sec. 17 Pawnees. Annuity.
27 Stat., 644; vol. 1, 498.
Schools.
11 Stat., 730; vol. 2, 764.
Farmer, blacksmiths, etc .
11 Stat., 730; vol. 2, 396.
Sec. 17 Quapaws. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425; vol. 2, 396.
Sec. 17 Provisos. Discretionary use.
Sec. 17 Restriction on using funds of.
Sec. 17 Osages. Education, from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Proviso. St. Louis Mission School.
Sec. 17 Agency expenses.
Sec. 17 Oil and gas production expenses.
Sec. 17 New office building, for agency.
40 Stat., 579, amended, ante, 164.
Sec. 17 Use of old building, etc.
Sec. 17 Victor M. Locke. Payment from Choctaw funds to.
Sec. 18 Five Civilized Tribes.
Sec. 18 Administration expenses.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Detailed report required.
Sec. 18 Superintendent to adjust undisputed claims.
Sec. 18 Oil and gas cases excepted.
Sec. 18 Appeal to the Secretary.
Sec. 18 Cherokee Nation. Retained trust fund interest to be paid to.
Sec. 18 School fund.
Sec. 18 National fund.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Immediate payment to agent.
Sec. 18 Choctaws and Chickasaws. Per capita payment from tribal funds to.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Restricted Indians.
Sec. 18 Exempt from prior debts, etc.
Sec. 18 Henry W. Blair. Investigation of claim, etc.
Sec. 18 Not to delay payments.
Sec. 18 Distribution expenses.
Sec. 18 Probate expenses.
Sec. 18 Cherokee Orphan Training School.
Sec. 18 Tribal schools, including Quapaw.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Parentage limitation not applicable.
40 Stat., 564; ante, 149.
Sec. 18 Sales of tribal lands, etc. Payment of expenses from proceeds.
Sec. 18 Coal and asphalt lands.
Sec. 18 37 Stat., 67; vol. 3, 513.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Collecting rents.
Sec. 18 Specific authority required for expenditures.
Sec. 18 Exceptions.
Sec. 18 Tribal attorneys.
Sec. 18 Continuance of schools.
Sec. 18 Repairs to school buildings, etc.
Sec. 18 Choctaws. Fulfilling treaties. Annuity.
7 Stat., 99; vol. 2, 87; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Light horsemen.
7 Stat., 213; vol. 2, 193; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Blacksmith, etc.
7 Stat., 212, 236; vol. 2, 192; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Education.
7 Stat., 235; vol. 2, 212; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Iron and steel.
7 Stat., 236; vol. 2, 213; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Geo. D. Rodgers. Payment to, from Chickasaw funds.
Sec. 18 Stuart, Lewis, Gordon, and Rutherford. Payment from Creek funds to, for legal services.
Sec. 18 Coal and asphalt deposits. Sale of unsold and forfeited tracts
40 Stat., 433; ante, 143.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Other sales not affected.
Sec. 18 Creeks and Seminoles. All claims against, to be filed in one year.
Sec. 18 Adjudication, etc.
Sec. 18 Payment.
Sec. 18 William R. McIntosh. Payment to, from Choctaw funds.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Restriction.
Sec. 18 Jacob B. Moore. Payment to, from Chickasaw funds.
Sec. 19 Oregon.
Sec. 19 Support, etc., of Indians. Klamath Agency. Warm Springs Agency.
Sec. 19 Umatilla Agency.
Sec. 19 Salem School.
Sec. 19 Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies’ Indians. Klamath Reservation. Irrigation.
36 Stat., 1071, vol. 3, 500.
Sec. 19 Charles S. Hood. Investigation of claim for services.
Sec. 19 Issue of withheld trust patents to allottees.
Sec. 20 South Dakota.
Sec. 20 Flandreau School.
Sec. 20 Pierre School.
Sec. 20 Rapid City School.
Sec. 20 Sioux of different tribes. Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Additional employees. Subsistence.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 169.
Sec. 20 Proviso. Transporting supplies.
Sec. 20 Schools.
Sec. 20 19 Stat., 254, vol. 1, 169.
Sec. 20 Yankton Sioux. Subsistence, etc.
Sec. 20 Canton. Expenses of insane asylum.
Sec. 20 Rosebud Agency Indians. Support, etc., from tribal funds.
36 Stat., 448, vol. 3, 459.
Sec. 20 Per capita payment.
Sec. 20 Purchase of cattle.
Sec. 21 Utah.
Sec. 21 Utes, Confederated Bands. Carpenters, etc.
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Sec. 21 Food, etc.
Sec. 21 Support of detached Indians.
Sec. 21 Utes, Confederated Bands. Distribution from principal funds.
Sec. 21 For self-support, etc., from accrued interest.
37 Stat., 934, vol. 3; 559.
Sec. 21 Proviso. Report of expenditures.
Sec. 21 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes. Irrigating allotments of.
Sec. 21 34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
Sec. 21 Uintah and Duchesne Counties. Aid to public schools in.
Sec. 22 Washington.
Sec. 22 Support, etc., of Indians. D’Wamish, etc.
Sec. 22 Makahs.
Sec. 22 Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes.
Sec. 22 Yakima Agency.
Sec. 22 Colville, etc., Agencies.
Sec. 22 Spokanes.
27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Sec. 22 Yakimas. Irrigating allotments.
34 Stat., 1050, vol. 3, 302.
Sec. 22 Proviso. Application of receipts.
Sec. 22 Yakima Reservation. Payment for additional water supply to allottees.
38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Sec. 22 Proviso. Land specified
Sec. 22 Cushman School.
Sec. 22 Wapato irrigation project. Continuing construction, etc.
38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Sec. 22 Provisos. Repayment.
39 Stat., 154; ante, 84.
Sec. 22 Reimbursement for damages to landowners.
Sec. 22 Lummi Reservation. Allotment on, canceled, etc.
Sec. 22 Yakima Reservation. Irrigating additional lands.
Sec. 22 Provisos. Reimbursement cost by landowners.
Sec. 22 Charges a lien on allotments.
Sec. 22 Enforcement.
Sec. 22 Compliance with rules, etc., required.
Sec. 22 Pierce County. Return of lands to dispossessed Indians in, etc.
Sec. 23 Wisconsin.
Sec. 23 Hayward School.
Sec. 23 Tomah School.
Sec. 23 Chippewas of Lake Superior. Support, etc.
Sec. 23 Pottawatomies. Support, etc.
Sec. 23 Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomies, Wis. and Mich. Support, etc., from tribal funds.
38 Stat., 102, vol. 3, 585.
Sec. 23 Per capita payment.
Sec. 23 Provisos. Restriction.
Sec. 23 Erik O. Morstad. Payment from Pottawatomie funds to.
Sec. 23 Saint Croix Indians. Relief of distress, etc.
Sec. 23 38 Stat., 606; ante, 32.
Sec. 23 Bad River Reservation. Road from Odanah in, from tribal funds.
Sec. 23 Provisos. State cooperation.
Sec. 23 Condition.
Sec. 23 Steve Grover. Patent to allotment to.
Sec. 24 Wyoming.
Sec. 24 Shoshones. Support, etc.
Sec. 24 Reservation school.
Sec. 24 Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 576, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 24 Irrigation system within Reservation. Construction.
33 Stat., 1106, vol. 3, 117.
Sec. 24 Irrigating additional lands.
Sec. 24 Proviso. Payment of construction etc., charges.
Sec. 24 Share of diversion dam for irrigating Indian lands.
Sec. 24 Roads and bridges.
Sec. 25 Additional amounts from tribal funds for support, etc., of specified Indians.
Sec. 25 Arizona.
Sec. 25 California.
Sec. 25 Colorado.
Sec. 25 Idaho.
Sec. 25 Iowa.
Sec. 25 Kansas.
Sec. 25 Louisiana.
Sec. 25 Michigan.
Sec. 25 Minnesota.
Sec. 25 Montana.
Sec. 25 Nebraska.
Sec. 25 Nevada.
Sec. 25 New Mexico.
Sec. 25 North Carolina.
Sec. 25 North Dakota.
Sec. 25 Oklahoma.
Sec. 25 Oregon.
Sec. 25 South Dakota.
Sec. 25 Utah.
Sec. 25 Washington.
Sec. 25 Wisconsin.
Sec. 25 Wyoming.
Sec. 26 Mineral lands in Indian reservations. Gold etc., mining leases allowed on unallotted lands.
Sec. 26 States specified.
Sec. 26 Lands subject to exploration, to be determined.
Sec. 26 Location of claims.
Sec. 26 Provisos. Locators to have preference for leases.
Sec. 26 Notices of applications to be filed, etc.
Sec. 26 Lands excluded.
Sec. 26 Term of leases.
Sec. 26 Provisos. Relinquishment, etc.
Sec. 26 Additional tracts for camp sites, etc.
Sec. 26 Right to lease surface lands.
Sec. 26 Proviso. Easements authorized.
Sec. 26 Conditions binding on successors of lessees.
Sec. 26 Leases forfeited for noncompliance with conditions.
Sec. 26 Royalties for benefit of Indians.
Sec. 26 Annual rental.
Sec. 26 Credited against royalties. Annual assessment work required.
Sec. 26 Provisos. Damages to property of Indians.
Sec. 26 Timber cutting restricted.
Sec. 26 Statements, etc., from lessees.
Sec. 26 Punishment for false reports, etc.
Sec. 26 Receipts to be deposited to credit of Indians.
Sec. 26 Proviso. Subject to pro rata distribution.
Sec. 26 Regulations, etc., to be made.
Sec. 26 Proviso. State, etc., taxes not affected.
Sec. 26 Locations by competent Indians allowed.
Sec. 26 Leases allowed.
Sec. 26 Proviso. By other Indians.
Sec. 27 No withdrawals for reservations hereafter except by act of Congress.
Sec. 28 Indian Service. Investigation of, by house Committee on Indian Affairs, authorized.
Sec. 28 Appropriation for expenses.
Sec. 28 Powers conferred.
Sec. 28 Clerical, etc., assistance.
Sec. 28 Proviso. Pay to stenographers.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative 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 and salaries which are provided for herein for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, namely:

SURVEYING AND ALLOTTING INDIAN RESERVATIONS (REIMBURSABLE).

For the survey, resurvey, classification, and allotment of lands in severalty under the provisions of the Act of February 8, 1887 (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighty-eight), 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 or allotment of Indian lands, $10,000, to be repaid proportionally out of any Indian moneys held in trust or otherwise by the United States and available by law for such reimbursable purposes: Provided, That no part of said sum shall be used for the survey, resurvey, classification, or allotment of any land in severalty on the public domain to any Indian, whether of the Navajo or other tribes, within the State of New Mexico and the State of Arizona, who was not residing upon the public domain prior to June 30, 1914.

IRRIGATION ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS (REIMBURSABLE).

For the construction, repair, and maintenance of irrigation systems, and for purchase or rental of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, ditches, and lands necessary for irrigation purposes for Indian reservations and allotments; for operation of irrigation systems or appurtenances thereto, when no other funds are applicable or available for the purpose; for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights, upon the Indian irrigation projects named below:

Irrigation district one: Sand Creek and Agency projects, Klamath Reservation, $20,000; Round Valley Reservation, California, $2,000; Colville Reservation, $10,000; Total, $32,000.
Irrigation district two: Moapa River, $1,200; Shivwits, $1,200; Walker River, $8,500; Western Shoshone, $5,000; total, $15,900.
Irrigation district three: Tongue River, Montana, $2,000.
Irrigation district four: Agua Caliente Reservation, $3,000; Ak Chin, Maricopa Reservation, $3,200; Big Pine Reservation, $3,500; Grindstone Creek Reservation, $1,300; La Jolla Reservation, $6,000; Martinez pumping plant, $2,000; Morongo Reservation, $1,600; Owens Valley Reservation, $1,000; Pala Reservation, $4,500; Rincon Reservation, $3,000; miscellaneous projects, $7,600; total, $36,700.
Irrigation district five: Southern Ute Reservation, Pine River project, $8,000; San Juan Reservation, $20,000; New Mexico Pueblos, $11,000; Zuni Reservation, $18,200; Navajo and Hopi miscellaneous projects, including Tes-nos-pos, Moencopi Wash, Captain Tom Wash, and Red Lake, $18,200; total, $75,400;

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For necessary miscellaneous expenses incident to the general administration of Indian irrigation projects, including salaries of not to exceed five supervising engineers:
In Indian irrigation district one: Oregon, Washington, northern California, and northern Idaho, $10,000;
In Indian irrigation district two: Southern Idaho, Nevada, and Utah, $12,500;
In Indian irrigation district three: Montana, Wyoming, and South Dakota, $11,000;
In Indian irrigation district four: Central and southern California and southern Arizona, $15,000;
In Indian irrigation district five; Northern Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado, $12,000;

For cooperative stream gauging with the United States Geological Survey, $4,000;

For necessary surveys and investigations to determine the feasibility and estimated cost of new projects and power and reservoir sites on Indian reservations in accordance with the provisions of section 13 of the act of June 25, 1910, $10,000;

For pay of one chief irrigation engineer, $4,000; one assistant chief irrigation engineer, $2,500; one superintendent of irrigation competent to pass upon water rights, $2,500; one field-cost accountant, $2,250; and mn13 for traveling and incidental expenses of officials and employees of the Indian irrigation service, including sleeping-car fare, and a per diem not exceeding $3.50 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed in the field and away from designated headquarters, $6,000;

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, $253,750, reimbursable as provided in the Act of August 1, 1914: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended on any irrigation system or reclamation project for which public funds are or may be otherwise available: Provided further, That the foregoing amounts appropriated for such purposes shall be available interchangeably in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior for the necessary expenditures for damage by floods and other unforeseen exigencies: Provided, however, That the amount so interchanged shall not exceed in the aggregate 10 per centum of all the amounts so appropriated.

SUPPRESSING LIQUOR TRAFFIC.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors among Indians, $100,000: Provided, That on and after July 1, 1919, possession by a person of intoxicating liquors in the Indian country or where the introduction is or was prohibited by treaty or Federal statute shall be an offense and punished in accordance with the provisions of the Acts of July 23, 1892 (Twenty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 260), and January 30, 1897 (Twenty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 506): Provided further, That the provisions of Article IX of the agreement with the Nez Perce Indians of Idaho, dated May 1, 1893, and ratified and confirmed by the Act of Congress approved August 15, 1894 (Twenty-eighth Statutes at Large, pages 286-330), prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors to those Indians or its introduction upon their lands, are hereby extended for the period of ten years.1

RELIEVING DISTRESS, AND SO FORTH.

For the relief and care of destitute Indians not otherwise provided for, and for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, trachoma, smallpox, and other contagious and infectious diseases, including


1 246 U. S., 530; 5 Fed. (2), 17; 13 Fed. (2), 651; 15 Fed. (2), 32-496;
16 Fed. (2), 754-877; 18 Fed. (2), 477; 19 Fed. (2), 131.

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transportation of patients to and from hospitals and sanatoria, $375,000, of which $10,000 shall be used to care for old and indigent Indians in western Washington, and of which sum $25,000 shall be immediately available: Provided, That not to exceed $45,000 of said amount may be expended in the construction and equipment of new hospitals at a unit cost of not exceeding $15,000: Provided further, That this appropriation may be used also for general medical and surgical treatment of Indians, including the maintenance and operation of general hospitals, where no other funds are applicable or available for that purpose: Provided further, That out of the appropriation herein authorized there shall be available for the maintenance of the sanatoria and hospitals hereinafter named, and for incidental and all other expenses for their proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, repairs, equipment, and improvements, not to exceed the following amounts: Blackfeet Hospital, Montana, $12,500; Carson Hospital, Nevada, $10,000; Cheyenne and Arapahoe Hospital, Oklahoma, $10,000; Choctaw and Chickasaw Hospital, Oklahoma, $35,000; Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, Idaho, $40,000; Laguna Sanatorium, New Mexico, $17,000; Mescalero Hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Navajo Sanatorium, Arizona, $10,000; Pima Hospital, Arizona, $10,000; Phoenix Sanatorium, Arizona, $40,000; Spokane Hospital, Washington, $10,000; Sac and Fox Sanatorium, Iowa, $25,000; Turtle Mountain Hospital, North Dakota, $10,000; Winnebago Hospital, Nebraska, $15,000; Crow Creek Hospital, South Dakota, $10,000; Hoopa Valley Hospital, California, $10,000; Jicarilla Hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Truxton Canyon camp hospital, Arizona, $10,000; Indian Oasis Hospital, Arizona, $10,000.

SUPPORT OF INDIAN SCHOOLS.

For support of Indian day and industrial schools not otherwise provided for, and other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, $1,750,000, of which sum not to exceed $25,000 shall be immediately available: Provided, That not to exceed $40,000 of this amount may be used for the support and education of deaf and dumb or blind Indian children: Provided further, That not more than $200,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for the tuition of Indian children enrolled in the public schools: And provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the support of Indian day and industrial schools where specific appropriation is made.

INDIAN SCHOOLS AND AGENCY BUILDINGS.

For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of school and agency buildings, including the purchase of necessary lands and the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, and sewerage and water systems in connection therewith, $335,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of salaries and expenses of persons employed in the supervision of construction or repair work of roads and bridges and on school and agency buildings in the Indian Service: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to allow employees in the Indian Service, who are furnished quarters, necessary heat and light for such quarters without charge, such heat and light to be paid for out of the fund chargeable with the cost of heating and lighting other buildings at the same place: And provided further, That the amount so expended for agency purposes shall not be included in the maximum amounts for compensation of employees prescribed by section 1, Act of August 24, 1912.

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INDIAN SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION.

For collection and transportation of pupils to and from Indian and public schools, and for placing school pupils, with the consent of their parents, under the care and control of white families qualified to give them moral, industrial, and educational training, $72,000: Provided, That not exceeding $5,000 of this sum may be used for obtaining remunerative employment for Indian youths and, when necessary, for payment of transportation and other expenses to their places of employment: Provided further, That where practicable the transportation and expenses of pupils shall be refunded and shall be returned to the appropriation from which paid. The provisions of this section shall also apply to native Indian pupils of school age under twenty-one years of age brought from Alaska.

PER CAPITA COST.

That hereafter, except for pay of superintendents and for transportation of goods and supplies and transportation of pupils, not more than $225 shall be expended from appropriations made in this Act, or any other Act, for the annual support and education of any one pupil in any Indian school, unless the attendance in any school shall be less than two hundred pupils, in which case the Secretary of the Interior may authorize a per capita expenditure of not to exceed $250: Provided, That the total amount appropriated for the support of such school shall not be exceeded: Provided further, That the number of pupils in any school entitled to the per capita allowance hereby provided for shall be based upon average attendance, determined by dividing the total daily attendance by the number of days the school is in session: Provided further, That all moneys appropriated for school purposes among the Indians for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1919, may be expended, without restriction as to per capita expenditure, for the annual support and education of any one pupil in any school.

INDUSTRIAL WORK AND CARE OF TIMBER.

For the purposes of preserving living and growing timber on Indian reservations and allotments, and to educate Indians in the proper care of forests; for the employment of suitable persons as matrons to teach Indian women and girls housekeeping and other household duties, for necessary traveling expenses of such matrons, and for furnishing necessary equipments and supplies and renting quarters for them where necessary; for the conducting of experiments on Indian school or agency farms designed to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, grains, vegetables, cotton, and fruits, and for the employment of practical farmers and stockmen, in addition to the agency and school farmers now employed; for necessary traveling expenses of such farmers and stockmen and for furnishing necessary equipment and supplies for them; and for superintending and directing farming and stock raising among Indians, $475,000, of which sum not less than $75,000 shall be used for the employment of field matrons: Provided, That the foregoing shall not, as to timber, apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin: Provided further, That not to exceed $25,000 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, cotton, grain, vegetables, and fruits: Provided, also, That the amounts paid to matrons, foresters, farmers,

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physicians, nurses, and other hospital employees, and stockmen provided for in this Act shall not be included within the limitations on salaries and compensation of employees contained in the Act of August 24, 1912.

EXPENSES INCIDENT TO PURCHASE AND TRANSPORTATION OF INDIAN SUPPLIES.

For expenses necessary to 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, $300,000: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used for the maintenance of to exceed three warehouses in the Indian Service.

TELEGRAPHING AND TELEPHONING.

For telegraph and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington, $8,000.

COURT COSTS.

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, and in hearings set by the United States local land officers to determine the rights of Indians to public lands, $1,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used in the payment of attorneys’ fees.

EXPENSES OF INDIAN COMMISSIONERS.

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, $10,000.

PAY OF INDIAN POLICE.

For pay of Indian police, including chiefs of police at not to exceed $50 per month each and privates at not to exceed $30 per month each, to be employed in maintaining order, for purchase of equipments and supplies, and for rations for policemen at nonration agencies, $200,000.

PAY OF JUDGES OF INDIAN COURTS.

For pay of judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, $8,000.

GENERAL EXPENSES OF INDIAN SERVICE.

For pay of special agents, at $2,000 per annum; for traveling and incidental expenses of such special agents, including sleeping car fare, and a per diem of not to exceed $3.50 in lieu of subsistence, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, when actually employed on duty in the field or ordered to the seat of government; for transportation and incidental expenses of officers and clerks of the Office of Indian Affairs when traveling on official duty; for pay of employees not otherwise provided for; and for other necessary expenses of the Indian Service for which no other appropriation is available, $135,000: Provided, That $5,000 of this amount shall be immediately available: Provided further, That $15,000 of this appropriation shall be used for continuing the work of the Competency Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.

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INDIAN SERVICE INSPECTORS.

For pay of six Indian Service inspectors, exclusive of one chief inspector, at salaries not to exceed $2,500 per annum and actual traveling and incidental expenses, and not to exceed $3.50 per diem in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field away from home or designated headquarters, $25,000.

DETERMINING HEIRS.

For the purpose of determining the heirs of deceased Indian allottees having any right, title, or interest in any trust or restricted property, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, $100,000, reimbursable as provided by existing law: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $30,000 for the employment of additional clerks in the Indian Office in connection with the work of determining the heirs of deceased Indians, and examining their wills, out of the $100,000 appropriated herein: Provided further, That the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the Osage Indians nor to the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma.

INDUSTRY AMONG INDIANS (REIMBURSABLE).

For the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among the Indians and to aid them in the culture of fruits, grains, and other crops, $100,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, which sum may be used for the purchase of seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, to enable Indians to become self-supporting: Provided, That said sum shall be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States on or before June 30, 1925: Provided further, That not to exceed $50,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall be expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe of Indians.

VEHICLES FOR INDIAN SERVICE.

That not to exceed $200,000 of applicable appropriations made herein for the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be available for the maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles for the use of superintendents, farmers, physicians, field matrons, allotting, irrigation, and other employees in the Indian field service: Provided, That not to exceed $15,000 may be used in the purchase of horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and not to exceed $40,000 for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and that such vehicles shall be used only for official service.

MISCELLANEOUS.

SUPPRESSING CONTAGIOUS DISEASES AMONG LIVE STOCK OF INDIANS.

For reimbursing Indians for live stock which may be hereafter destroyed on account of being infected with dourine or other contagious diseases, and for expenses in connection with the work of eradicating and preventing such diseases, to be expended under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $50,000.

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For reimbursement of A. R. Snyder for expenses incurred by him in repairing his personal automobile which was damaged while used on official business, $27.20.

For improving springs, drilling wells, and otherwise developing and conserving water for the use of stock, including the purchase, construction, and installation of pumping machinery, tanks, troughs, and other necessary equipment, and for necessary investigations and surveys, for the purpose of increasing the available grazing range on unallotted lands on Indian reservations, $50,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, wherever in his discretion such action would be for the best interest of the Indians, to cause a final roll to be made of the membership of any Indian tribe; such rolls shall contain the ages and quantum of Indian blood, when approved by the said Secretary are hereby declared to constitute the legal membership of the respective tribes for the purpose of segregating the tribal funds as provided in section 28 of the Indian Appropriation Act approved May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, pages 591 and 592), and shall be conclusive both as to ages and quantum of Indian blood: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to the Five Civilized Tribes or to the Osage Tribe of Indians, or to the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, or the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin.

That all of the provisions of an act entitled "An act for the relief of Indians occupying railroad lands in Arizona, New Mexico, or California," approved March 4, 1913 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 1007), as extended by the act approved April 11, 1916 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 48), be, and the same are hereby, extended for a period of one year from and after the 4th day of March, 1919.

That section 2138 of the Revised Statutes of the United States is hereby amended so as to read as follows: "That where restricted Indians are in possession or control of live stock purchased for or issued to them by the Government, or the increase therefrom, such stock shall not be sold, transferred, mortgaged, or otherwise disposed of, except with the consent in writing of the superintendent or other officer in charge of the tribe to which the owner or possessor of the live stock belongs, and all transactions in violation of this provision shall be void. All such live stock so purchased or issued and the increase therefrom belonging to restricted Indians and grazed in the Indian country shall be branded with the I D or reservation brand of the jurisdiction to which the owners of such stock belong, and shall not be removed from the Indian country except with the consent in writing of the superintendent or other officer in charge of the tribe to which the owner or possessor of such live stock belongs, or by order of the Secretary of War, in connection with the movement of troops. Every person who violates the provisions of this section by selling or otherwise disposing of such stock, purchasing, or otherwise acquiring an interest therein, or by removing such stock from the Indian country, shall be fined in any sum not more than $1,000, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both such fine and imprisonment."1

ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO.

SEC. 2.

For support and civilization of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, including pay of employees, $330,000.

For support and education of one hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Fort Mojave, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $35,050; for general repairs and improvement, $3,800; in all, $38,850.


1 2 Comp. Genl., 390.

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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, $142,500; for general repairs and improvements, $12,500; in all, $155,000.

For support and education of one hundred pupils at the Indian school at Truxton Canyon, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $24,000; for general repairs and improvements, $3,000; in all, $27,000.

For continuing the work of constructing the irrigation system for the irrigation of the lands of the Pima Indians in the vicinity of Sacaton, on the Gila River Indian Reservation, within the limit of cost fixed by the Act of March 3, 1905 (Thirty-third Statutes at Large, page 1081), $7,500; and for maintenance and operation of the pumping plants and canals systems, $7,500; in all, $15,000, reimbursable as provided in section two of the Act of August 24, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 522).

For continuing the construction of the pumping plant for irrigation purposes on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, by the installation of a settling basin, $11,000, and for continuing the construction of the necessary canals and laterals for the utilization of water in connection with said pumping plant, as provided in the Act of April 4, 1910 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 273), $82,000, and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant, canals, and structures, $41,000, reimbursable as provided in said Act; and for continuing the purpose of securing an appropriation of water for the irrigation of approximately one hundred and fifty thousand acres of land on said reservation by the conduct of surveys and the preparation of plans and estimates for a complete irrigation system to supply water to said land, $54,000, reimbursable from funds in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Indians of said reservation arising from the proceeds from the sale of town lots authorized by the Act of April 30, 1908 2 (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 77); in all, $188,000.

For the construction of seven new pumping plants, including the sinking of wells, installation of pumping machinery, construction of tanks for domestic and stock water, and necessary structures for the development and distribution of a supply of water for Papago Indian villages in southern Arizona, $38,000; for operation and maintenance of constructed works for these villages, $14,000; in all, $52,000.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry into effect the provisions of the sixth article of the treaty of June 1, 1868, between the United States and the Navajo Nation or Tribe of Indians, proclaimed August 12, 1868, whereby the United States agrees to provide school facilities for the children of the Navajo Tribe of Indians, $100,000: Provided, That the said Secretary may expend said funds, in his discretion, in establishing or enlarging day or industrial schools.

For continuing the development of a water supply for the Navajo and Hopi Indians on the Navajo, Moqui, Pueblo, Bonito, San Juan, and Western Navajo Reservations, $30,000, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For operation and maintenance of the Ganado irrigation project, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $3,000: Provided, That any balance of the $20,000 appropriated by the Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, page 569), which shall be unexpended on June 30, 1919, is hereby appropriated.

For enlarging and improving the reservoir and ditch system for the Laguna Indians of the Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, $5,000.

For additional installments of the charges for providing water rights for six thousand three hundred and ten acres of Salt River Indian allotments reimbursable as provided in the Act of May 18,

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1916, and for the extension of canals and laterals and for the construction of other necessary irrigation facilities to supply the said lands with water, $15,000.

For operation and maintenance of the pumping plants on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Arizona, $16,500, reimbursable out of any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

That the amounts of $42,500 appropriated by the Indian appropriation Act approved March 2, 1917 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 975), and $5,000 appropriated by the Indian appropriation Act approved May 25, 1918 (Public Number 159), in all $47,500, for the construction of two bridges over the Little Colorado and Canyon Diablo Rivers, near the Leupp Indian Agency, Arizona, are hereby reappropriated for the same purposes as provided in said Acts, reimbursable as provided in said Acts, and to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of the Navajo Tribe of Indians until paid.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $17,500 of any tribal funds on deposit to the credit of the Indians of the San Carlos Reservation in Arizona, and to expend the same for the operation and maintenance of pumping plants for irrigating the lands of the Indians on the said reservation, and for the installation of a tank or tanks for the economical handling of fuel oil for said pumping plants: Provided, That the sum so used shall be reimbursed to the tribe by the Indians benefited, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $17,600 of any tribal funds on deposit to the credit of the Indians of the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona, and to expend the same, in connection with an equal sum of the funds appropriated in this Act for Indian school and agency buildings, for reconstructing, repairing, and improving the power plant and irrigation system on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona: Provided, That the tribal funds so expended shall be reimbursed to the tribe by the Indians benefited under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: And provided further, That the sum of $17,600 of the amount appropriated in this Act for Indian school and agency buildings is hereby set apart and reserved for this purpose.1

For reimbursement of Yuma County, Arizona, for traveling and other expenses incurred by its county officers in the arrest, prosecution, and commitment of four Indian youths of the Colorado River Reservation to State institutions, $167.75, to be immediately available.

The Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to John Flanigan the sum of $300 for a team of horses lost and destroyed in a flood in 1914 while said horses were being used by the employees of the Indian Bureau in the survey of Indian land in Arizona.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion, and under such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, to cause to be issued to the Gospel Missionary Union, which has engaged in mission work among the Navajo Indians since 1896, a patent in fee, for mission purposes only, for that particular tract of land on the Western Navajo Reservation, in Arizona, not exceeding 160 acres in area, which is has continuously used and occupied for mission purposes


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from a date prior to the Executive order of January 8, 1900, withdrawing from sale and settlement the lands which now constitute the said reservation; said patent in fee shall be issued on a legal description of the land so used: Provided, That if said land shall cease to be used for mission purposes the same shall revert to the Navajo Tribe of Indians.

For an investigation by the Secretary of the Interior of the conditions mn123 on the Salt River Indian Reservation, in Arizona, with respect to the necessity of constructing, for the use of the Indians, a bridge across the Salt River, on said reservation, near Lehi, Maricopa County, Arizona, and the said Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to cause plans, surveys, and reports to be made, together with an estimated limit of cost of said bridge, and to submit his report thereon to Congress on the first Monday in December, 1919, $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the purpose.

CALIFORNIA.

SEC. 3.

For support and civilization of Indians in California, including pay of employees, $42,000.

For the purchase of lands for the homeless Indians in California, including improvements thereon, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, $20,000, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For support and education of six hundred and eighty Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, including pay of superintendent, $138,600; for general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $153,600: Provided, That not to exceed $20,000 may be expended from Indian moneys, Proceeds of Labor, Sherman Institute, for the purchase of land and water rights, the title to which is to be held in the United States.

For reclamation and maintenance charge on Yuma allotments, $131,564.94, to be reimbursed from the sale of surplus lands or from other funds that may be available, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1911 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 1063).

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Fort Bidwell Indian School, California, incuding pay of superintendent, $24,000; for general repairs and improvements, $3,500; for construction of employees’ cottage recently destroyed by fire, $3,500; in all, $31,000.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Greenville Indian School, California, including pay of superintendent, $24,000; for general repairs and improvements, including developing and installation of water supply, and the purchase of land and water rights, $10,000; for purchase of dairy cows and farming implements, $1,200; in all, $35,200.

For continuing the construction of a road from Hoopa to Weitchpec, on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, in Humboldt County, California, in conformity with plans approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $10,000, and to be reimbursed out of any funds of the Indians of said reservation now or hereafter placed to their credit in the Treasury of the United States, in accordance with the Indian Appropriation Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, pages 570 and 571).

FLORIDA.

SEC. 4.

For relief of distress among the Seminole Indians in Florida, and for purposes of their civilization and education, $20,000, including the construction and equipment of necessary buildings.

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IDAHO.

SEC. 5.

For support and civilization of Indians on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho, including pay of employees, $30,000.

For improvement and maintenance and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, $50,000: Provided, That expenditures hereunder for improvements shall be reimbursable to the United States in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 1, 1907.

For fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Bannocks in Idaho: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $5,000.

For the Coeur d’Alenes, in Idaho: For pay of blacksmith, carpenter, and physician, and purchase of medicines (article 11, agreement ratified March 3, 1891), $3,000.

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, $152,600; for general repairs and improvements, $15,000; for water and fire protection systems, $20,000; in all, $187,600.

For support and education of eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Kickapoo Reservation, Kansas, including pay of superintendent, $19,400; for general repairs and improvements, $4,000; in all, $23,400.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to the authorities of Kansas City, Kansas, the sum of $1,000 in consideration of the agreement of said authorities forever to maintain and care for the Huron Cemetery, a tract of land in the city of Kansas City, Kansas, owned by the Government of the United States, as provided in the contract for said purposes with the said city of Kansas City, Kansas, the use of which was conveyed by treaty to the Wyandotte tribe of Indians as a cemetery for members of said tribe, such payment to be made from the $10,000 appropriated for the preservation and improvement of said cemetery by the Act of September 8, 1916 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page eight hundred and forty-four).

MICHIGAN.

SEC. 7.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and for pay of superintendent, $80,750; for general repairs and improvements, including repairs to heating plant, $10,000; in all, $90,750.

MINNESOTA.

SEC. 8.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Pipestone, Minnesota, including pay of superintendent, $46,650; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; in all, $54,650.

For support of a school or schools for the Chippewas of the Mississippi in Minnesota (article three, treaty of March 19, 1867), $4,000.

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 $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended in the annual celebration of said band to be held June 14, 1919, out of the funds belonging to said band.

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That not to exceed $10,000 of the funds derived from the sale of timber from the Red Lake Indian Forest, Minnesota, under authority of the Act of May 18, 1916 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 137), may be expended by the Secretary of the Interior in payment of the expenses authorized by said Act: Provided, That hereafter all proceeds of sales of timber products manufactured at the Red Lake Agency sawmill, or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be available for expenses of logging, booming, towing, and manufacturing timber at said mill.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States from funds on deposit to the credit of the Indians of the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota, the sum of $3,000, to be used for the construction of a bridge across the Red Lake River on said reservation in conformity with plans approved by the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, and by the Secretary of War, as required by the Act of March 3, 1899 (Thirtieth Statutes at Large, page 1151).

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $2,000 of the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, and to pay said amount to the county of Saint Louis, in said State, in lieu of the expenditure of a like sum for the employment of Indian labor on road work under an agreement between said county, the superintendent of the Fond du Lac Indian School, and the firm of A. C. Willcuts and Son, of date June 26, 1917, approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Interior on September 28, 1917.

That the sum of $10,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of the State of Minnesota, is hereby appropriated to pay the expenses of the general council of said tribe to be held during July, 1919, pursuant to the constitution of the general council of said Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, organized in May, 1913, and to pay the expenses of said general council in looking after the affairs of said tribe, including the actual and necessary expenses of its legislative committee in visiting Washington during the second and third sessions of the Sixty-fifth Congress; said sum and said actual and necessary expenses to be approved by the president and secretary of the general council and certified to the Secretary of the Interior and as so approved and certified to be paid.

For the completion of the enrollment of the allottees within the White Earth Reservation, in the State of Minnesota, required by the Act of June 30, 1913, as amended, $2,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $60,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, and to expend or pay the same, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, for the erection or purchase of homes for Chippewa Indians in said State whose homes were destroyed by forest fires during the year 1918, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That said sum may be used for material and labor for the construction of such houses; for the purchase of portable houses; or to pay for the erection of houses under contract, said contract to be executed or approved by the superintendent, who shall also inspect and approve all work done or houses erected or purchased hereunder before making payment therefor: Provided further, That not to exceed $1,000 may be used for the purchase or construction of any one home: And provided further, That not to exceed 5 per centum of the amount expended may be used for administrative purposes.

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The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $20,000 of the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, and to expend or pay the same, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, for the construction and repair of roads on the Chippewa and ceded Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, and to expend the same in the construction of roads and bridges on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, in said State, including the purchase of material, equipment and supplies, and the employment of labor: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to pay the amounts assessed against tribal and allotted lands of the Indian reservations of Minnesota on account of benefits accruing to said lands by reason of the construction of a drainage ditch or ditches under the laws of Minnesota. There is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $60,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be reimbursed from any funds in the possession of the United States belonging to the individual allottees whose lands are benefited, or their heirs, in case of their decease, when the payment relates to allotted lands, and from any funds belonging to the tribe subject to be prorated, when the payment relates to tribal lands: Provided, That no patent in fee shall be issued for any tract of land under the terms of this paragraph until the United States shall have been wholly reimbursed for all assessments paid or to be paid on such tract under the terms hereof.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $100,000, 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 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889, 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.

MISSISSIPPI.

SEC. 9.

That the unexpended balance of the appropriation of $75,000 for the full-blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi in the Indian Appropriation Act of May 25, 1918, is hereby reappropriated for the same purposes for which originally appropriated and for aiding the common schools attended by the children of said Indians under rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

MONTANA.

SEC. 10.

For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $20,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Flathead Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $20,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Peck Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $30,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Blackfeet Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $50,000.

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For maintenance and operation, including repairs, of the irrigation systems on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $30,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April 4, 1910.

For fulfilling treaties with Crows, Montana: For pay of physician, $1,200; and for pay of carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of May 7, 1868), $3,100; for pay of second blacksmith (article 8, same treaty), $1,200; in all, $5,500.

For subsistence and civilization of the Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes (agreement with the Sioux Indians, approved February 28, 1877), including Northern Cheyennes removed from Pine Ridge Agency to Tongue River, Montana, and for pay of physician, two teachers, two carpenters, one miller, two farmers, a blacksmith, and engineer (article 7, treaty of May 10, 1868), $80,000.

For the employment of "line riders" along the southern and eastern boundaries of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in the State of Montana, $1,500.

For the support and civilization of the Rocky Boy Band of Chippewas, and other indigent and homeless Indians in the State of Montana, including pay of employees, $10,000.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in Montana, $375,000 (reimbursable), to remain available until expended.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in Montana, $100,000 (reimbursable).

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, in Montana, $50,000 (reimbursable): Provided, That not to exceed $15,000 of applicable appropriations made for the Flathead, Blackfeet, and Fort Peck irrigation projects shall be available for the maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles for official use upon the aforesaid irrigation project: Provided further, That not to exceed $3,500 may be used for the purchase of horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and that not to exceed $4,000 may be used for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $150,000 of any tribal funds on deposit to the credit of the Crow Indians in the State of Montana, and to expend the same for making necessary improvements to the irrigation systems in the Big Horn Valley on the Crow Reservation in Montana, said sum, or such part thereof as may be used for the purpose indicated, to be reimbursed to the tribe under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

That so much of the Indian Appropriation Act of March 1, 1907 (Thirty-fourth Statutes at Large, pages 1015 and 1035), as relates to the disposal of surplus unallotted lands within the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana, is hereby repealed, and the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to make allotments under existing laws within the said reservation to any Indians of said Blackfeet Tribe not heretofore allotted, living six months after the approval of this Act, and thereafter to prorate all unallotted and otherwise unreserved lands therein among the Indians who have been allotted or may be entitled to rights within said reservation: Provided, That of the lands so allotted eighty acres of each allotment shall be designated as a homestead by the allottee and be evidenced by a trust patent and shall remain inalienable and nontaxable until Congress shall otherwise direct: Provided further, That the Blackfeet tribal roll shall close six months after the approval of this Act and thereafter

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no additional names shall be added to said rolls: Provided, That nothing herein shall be construed to repeal the grants of land made by the Act of March 1, 1907, to religious institutions and to the State of Montana for school purposes, nor repeal the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to dispose of any land within said reservation suitable for town-site purposes, as provided by that Act: Provided, That the State of Montana in making indemnity school selections shall be confined to nonmineral and nonirrigable lands: Provided further, That the provisions of the Act of March 1, 1907, which require a division of the funds received from the sale of the surplus lands immediately upon the date of the approval of the allotments of land are hereby repealed: Provided further, That the lands within said reservation, whether allotted, unallotted, reserved, set aside for town-site purposes, granted to the State of Montana for school purposes, or otherwise disposed of, shall be subject to all the laws of the United States prohibiting the introduction of intoxicants into the Indian country until otherwise provided by Congress: Provided further, That any and all minerals, including coal, oil, and gas, are hereby reserved for the benefit of the Blackfeet Tribe of Indians until Congress shall otherwise direct, and patents hereafter issued shall contain a reservation accordingly: Provided, That the lands containing said minerals may be leased under such rules and regulations and upon such terms and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: And provided further, That allotments herein provided for shall be made under such rules and regulations as the said Secretary may prescribe, and trust patents shall be issued therefor as provided by the aforesaid Act of March 1, 1907, except as to the homestead hereinbefore mentioned.

NEBRASKA.

SEC. 11.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Genoa, Nebraska, including pay of superintendent, $82,000; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $92,000: Provided, That the $2,400 and the $3,000 appropriated by the Acts of March 2, 1917 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 980), and May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, page 574), for purchase and erection of a steel water tank are hereby reappropriated.

NEVADA.

SEC. 12.

For support and civilization of Indians in Nevada, including pay of employees, $18,500.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carson City, Nevada, including pay of superintendent, $75,750; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; for enlarging and improving sewerage system, $8,000; for enlarging and improving irrigation system and placing additional land under cultivation, $5,000; in all, $98,750.

For maintenance and operation of the irrigation system on the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, $5,400, reimbursable from any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

NEW MEXICO.

SEC. 13.

For support and education of four hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $92,250; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $102,250.

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For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Santa Fe, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $82,400; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; for water supply, $2,200; in all, $92,600.

For the pay of one special attorney for the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, to be designated by the Secretary of the Interior, and for necessary traveling expenses of said attorney, $5,000, or so much thereof as the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary.

For continuing work on the Indian highway extending from the Mesa Verde National Park to Gallup, New Mexico, on the Navajo and San Juan Reservation, $25,000; said sum to be reimbursed from any funds which are now or may hereafter be placed in the Treasury to the credit of said Indians: Provided, That such sums shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior in such manner and at such times and places as he may deem proper, and in the employment of Indian labor as far as possible for the construction of said highway.

For constructing ditches to irrigate three hundred additional acres near Jemez and Zia Pueblos, New Mexico, $15,000, and for the survey of proposed irrigation system to irrigate one thousand six hundred acres at San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, $1,000; for sinking wells on Pueblo Indian land for domestic supply and for stock, $15,000; in all, $31,000.

For road and bridge construction on the Mescalero Indian Reservation, in New Mexico, including the purchase of material, equipment, and supplies; the employment of labor; and the cost of surveys, plans, and estimates, if necessary, $25,000, and to be reimbursed from any funds of the Indians of said reservation now or hereafter on deposit in the Treasury of the United States: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

For the completion of the construction of a bridge across the San Juan River at Shiprock, New Mexico, on the Navajo Indian Reservation, $4,226.14, in addition to the $16,500 appropriated for this purpose by the Act approved June 30, 1913 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 91), for payment to the El Paso Bridge and Iron Company, of El Paso, Texas, for extra work and material, the same being made necessary by acts of the Government: Provided, That said sum shall be reimbursed to the United States by the Navajo Indians and shall remain a charge and lien upon the lands, property, and funds belonging to said Navajo Indians until paid in full.

NEW YORK.

SEC. 14.

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

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

NORTH CAROLINA.

SEC. 15.

For support and education of one hundred and sixty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, including pay of superintendent, $37,800; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $43,800. That the sum of $8,000 appropriated for the construction of a bridge across the Ocona Lufty River at or near the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, by the Act approved May 25, 1918 (Public Numbered 159, Sixty-fifth Congress),

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or so much thereof as may be required, is hereby reappropriated for the same purpose and under the same conditions as provided in the said Act.

NORTH DAKOTA.

SEC. 16.

For support and civilization of the Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $5,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Berthold Agency, in North Dakota, including pay of employees, $15,000. For building and equipment of an agency building on said reservation, $10,000. For barns for housing of live stock, $5,000; in all, $30,000.

For support and civilization of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $13,000.

For support and education of one hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $29,725; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $35,725: Provided, That not exceeding $5,000 of the amount reappropriated by the Indian Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1919 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, page 577) for employees’ quarters, may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be used for the purchase of the Baker cottage and grounds adjoining the Indian school grounds.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $82,000; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $89,000.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, and pay of superintendent, $46,800; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for a shop building, $3,000; in all, $55,800.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $25,000 of any funds to the credit of the Indians on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and to expend the same for the construction of roads and bridges within said reservation.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to sell and convey two acres of land situated in township one hundred and fifty-two north, of range sixty-five west, of the fifth principal meridian in North Dakota, situated in the Fort Totten Indian School and Agency Reservation, and described as follows: Beginning at the northwest corner of the northwest quarter of northwest quarter, section twenty-one, township one hundred and fifty-two north, of range sixty-five west, fifth principal meridian in North Dakota, and running south twenty rods on the section line, thence east sixteen rods, thence north twenty rods, thence west sixteen rods on the section line to the point of beginning, to the public-school district in which the land is situated, at not less than the appraised valuation: Provided, That Indian children shall be permitted to attend any school established thereon on an equality with white children.

That there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $676, to reimburse Benson County, North Dakota, for money actually paid by said county to the State of North Dakota for care of three insane Indians, Mary Josephine Pejihutaskana, Alfred Littlewind, and Joseph Langer, in the North Dakota State Insane Asylum.

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OKLAHOMA.

SEC. 17.

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, including pay of employees $,5000.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $30,000, 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 be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $250,000, 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 for their maintenance and support and improvement of their homesteads for the ensuing year in such manner and under such regulations as he may prescribe: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress on the first Monday in December, 1920, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

For support and civilization of the Cheyennes and Arapahoes who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $35,000.

For support and civilization of the Kansas Indians, Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $1,500.

For support and civilization of the Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $2,000.

For support and civilization of the Ponca Indians in Oklahoma and Nebraska, including pay of employees, $8,000.

For support and education of five hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Chilocco, Oklahoma, including pay of superintendent, $94,600; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; for improvement of water and engineering system, $20,000; in all, $121,600: Provided, That $20,000 heretofore appropriated for roads and bridge on the Chilocco Indian Reservation in Oklahoma, or any unexpended balance thereof, is hereby reappropriated and made available for the construction or completion of such roads and bridge.

For fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For perpetual annuity, to be paid in cash to the Pawnees (article 3, agreement of November 23, 1892), $30,000; for support of two manual labor schools (article 3, treaty of September 24, 1857), $10,000; for pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer and apprentices, and two teachers (article 4, same treaty), $5,400; for purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries for the shops (article 4, same treaty), $500; for pay of physician and purchase of medicines, $1,200; in all, $47,100.

For support of Quapaws, Oklahoma: For education (article 3, treaty of May 13, 1833), $1,000; for blacksmith and assistants, and tools, iron, and steel for blacksmith shop (same article and treaty), $500; in all, $1,500: Provided, That the President of the United States shall certify the same to be for the best interests of the Indians: Provided further, That hereafter no moneys shall be expended from tribal or individual funds belonging to the Quapaw or other tribes of Indians of the Quapaw Agency in the State of Oklahoma without specific authority of law.

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That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, not to exceed the sum of $40,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the money on deposit to the credit of the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, to be expended for the support, education, and systematic vocational instruction of Osage children: Provided, That the expenditure of said money shall include the renewal of the present contract with the St. Louis Mission Boarding School, except that there shall not be expended more than $300 for annual support and education of any one pupil.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, not to exceed the sum of $65,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, for the support of the Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers and employees of said agency.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, not to exceed $35,000 of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma and to pay out the same for necessary expenses in connection with oil and gas production on the Osage Reservation, including salaries of employees, rent of quarters for employees, traveling expenses, printing, telegraphing and telephoning, and purchase, repair, and operation of automobiles.

That the provision in the Indian appropriation Act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1919, authorizing the expenditure of not exceeding $25,000 from unexpended Osage tribal funds heretofore appropriated for any fiscal year for the use and construction of a fireproof office building for Osage Agency is hereby amended to provide that not exceeding $35,000 of such unexpended Osage tribal funds may be used in the construction of such fireproof office building, including the removal of the present office building and rearrangement of interior of same for employees’ quarters.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to pay from the tribal funds of the Choctaw Indians in Oklahoma to Victor M. Locke the sum of $1,290.26 as balance in full due him for salary and expenses as principal chief of the Choctaw Nation.

FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.

SEC. 18.

For expenses of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, and the compensation of employees, $205,000, of which sum $20,000 shall be available for expenditures from April 1, 1919: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress by the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes through the Secretary of the Interior, showing in detail the expenditure of all moneys appropriated by this provision: Provided further, That no part of said appropriation shall be used in forwarding the undisputed claims to be paid from individual moneys of restricted allottees, or their heirs, or in forwarding uncontested agricultural and mineral leases (excluding oil and gas leases) made by individual restricted Indian allottees, or their heirs, to the Secretary of the Interior for approval, but all such undisputed claims or uncontested leases (except oil and gas leases) now required to be approved under existing law by the Secretary of the Interior shall hereafter be paid, approved rejected, or disapproved by the Superintendent of the Five

Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma: Provided, however, That any party aggrieved by any decision or order of the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma may appeal from the same to the Secretary of the Interior within thirty days from the date of said decision or order.

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For payment of interest upon certain interest-bearing trust funds belonging to the Cherokee Nation, which funds arose from the judgment of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, in favor of said nation, and were paid into and retained in the Treasury of the United States, as follows, to wit: On the amount of the fund which arose from item 1 of said judgment as such amount was determined and paid to the Secretary of the Interior on July 2, 1906, to be by him credited to the principal of the Cherokee school fund, interest at 5 per centum per annum from July 2, 1906, to and including May 26, 1910; on the amount of the fund which arose from item 4 of said judgment, as such amount was determined and paid to the Secretary of the Interior on July 2, 1906, to be by him credited to the principal of the Cherokee national fund, interest at 5 per centum per annum from July 2, 1906, to and including May 26, 1910; on the original principal sum of item 4 of said judgment, interest at 5 per centum per annum from July 1, 1893, to July 1, 1903, and on the amount of the interest thus accruing interest at 4 per centum per annum from December 29, 1905, to May 14, 1906; and on the aggregate of the sums of the interest for the last two periods hereinabove mentioned, interest at 5 per centum per annum from July 2, 1906, to the date of the passage of this Act; and the sum of $27,500, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the interest above allowed, is hereby appropriated and authorized to be paid to the Cherokee Nation: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay the amount arising from item 4 of said judgment, with interest thereon as hereinabove provided for, to the agent appointed by the Cherokee Nation acting through its principal chief to receive the same, said payment to be made immediately upon the approval of this Act.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to the enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians of Oklahoma entitled under existing law to share in the funds of said tribes, or to their lawful heirs, out of any moneys belonging to said tribes in the United States Treasury, or deposited in any bank or held by any official under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, not to exceed $200 per capita, said payment to be made under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That in cases where such enrolled members, or their heirs, are Indians who by reason of their degree of Indian blood belong to the restricted class, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, withhold such payments and use the same for the benefit of such restricted Indians: Provided further, That the money paid to the enrolled members or their heirs, as provided herein, shall be exempt from any lien for attorneys’ fees or other debt contracted prior to the passage of this Act except that the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, within thirty days after the passage of this Act, to invesitgate the claim not to exceed $200 growing out of a contract between John Calvin Gray as an enrolled member of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations and Henry W. Blair as attorney, and in case such claim is found to be valid and the contract approved in accordance with existing law, the said Secretary may, in his discretion, apply any amount that may be found due under this paragraph, or from any funds standing to the credit of said John Calvin Gray as an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation to the payment of such fee, but the amounts due hereunder to other enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations shall not be held in abeyance to this claim, but shall be paid promptly without reference thereto: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $8,000 out of the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribal funds for the expenses and the

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compensation of all necessary employees for the distribution of the said per capita payments.

For salaries and expenses of such attorneys and other employees as the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, deem necessary in probate matters affecting restricted allottees or their heirs in the Five Civilized Tribes and in the several tribes of the Quapaw Agency, and for the costs and other necessary expenses incident to suits instituted or conducted by such attorneys, $85,000.

For the support, continuance, and maintenance of the Cherokee Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, for the orphan Indian children of the State of Oklahoma belonging to the restricted class, to be conducted as an industrial school under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, $35,000; for repairs and improvements, $8,000; in all, $43,000.

The sum of $225,000, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him, in aid of the common schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be subject to the limitation in section 1 of the Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes, page 564), limiting the expenditure of money to educate children of less than one-fourth Indian blood.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to use not exceeding $10,000 of the proceeds of sales of unallotted lands and other tribal property belonging to any of the Five Civilized Tribes for payment of salaries of employees and ocher expenses of advertising and sale in connection with the further sales of such tribal lands and property, including the advertising and sale of the land within the segregated coal and asphalt area of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations or of the surface thereof as provided for in the Act approved February 19, 1912, entitled "An Act to provide for the sale of the surface of the segregated coal and asphalt lands of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, and for other purposes" (Thirty-seventh United States Statutes at Large, page 67), and of the improvements thereon, which is hereby expressly authorized, and for other work necessary to a final settlement of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes: Provided, That not to exceed $2,500 of such amount may be used in connection with the collection of rents of unallotted lands and tribal buildings: Provided further, That during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, no moneys shall be expended from tribal funds belonging to the Five Civilized Tribes, without specific appropriation by Congress, except as follows: Equalization of allotments, per capita and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, tribal and other Indian schools for the current fiscal year under existing law, salaries and contingent expenses of governors, chiefs, assistant chiefs, secretaries, interpreters, and mining trustees of the tribes for the current fiscal year at salaries at the rate heretofore paid, and one attorney each for the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Tribes employed under contract approved by the President, under existing law, for the current fiscal year: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to continue during the ensuing fiscal near the tribal and other schools among the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Tribes from the tribal funds of those nations, within his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby empowered, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, to expend funds of the Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole Nations available for school purposes under existing law for such repairs, improvements, or new buildings

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as he may deem essential for the proper conduct of the several schools of said tribes.

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

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to pay out of the tribal funds of the Chickasaw Nation to Geo. D. Rodgers the sum of $367.30 as reimbursement for expenses incurred and paid by him from February 21, 1910, to April 21, 1910, inclusive, in connection with his services as tribal attorney for said Indian nation.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Stuart, Lewis, Cordon and Rutherford, out of any funds in the Treasury of the United States belonging to the Creek Nation, the sum of $7,000, being in full settlement of the claim of the said Stuart, Lewis, Cordon and Rutherford against the said Creek Nation for legal services rendered the said Creek Nation employed by authority of an act of the national council of the Creek Nation, approved January 7, 1898, the said sum of $7,000 having been appropriated in payment of said services by an act of the national council of the Creek Nation approved October 18, 1900.

That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to reoffer for sale between September 15, 1919, and November 15, 1919, the unsold and forfeited tracts of coal and asphalt deposits in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations upon the same terms and conditions as provided in the Act of February 8, 1918 (Public, Numbered 98, Sixty-fifth Congress): Provided, That this provision shall not prohibit other sales as provided by existing law, except that such tracts of coal and asphalt deposits shall not again be offered for sale until after the expiration of six months from November 15, 1919.

That all claims against the Creek and Seminole Nations, including claims to unpaid per capita and equalization money, which may now be paid under existing law out of the respective funds of the Creek and Seminole Nations in the Treasury of the United States or otherwise in the hands of the Government, shall be filed, not later than one year from the date of the approval of this Act, with the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes or such other persons as the Secretary of the Interior may designate, and under such rules and regulations as said Secretary of the Interior may prescribe to govern the filing, determining, and settlement of said claims, and the claims so submitted and filed shall be considered and adjudicated under said rules and regulations not later than six months after the expiration of the time above limited for the filing of the claims, and shall, if approved by the Secretary of the Interior, be paid out of the respective tribal funds of the Creek and Seminole Nations.

That the sum of $1,666.65 is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the possession of the United States belonging to the Choctaw Tribe of Indians, not otherwise appropriated, to reimburse William R. McIntosh for services rendered as coal and asphalt mining trustee for the Choctaw Nation during the months of October, November, and December, 1915, and January and February, 1916; Provided, That no part of such sum shall be payable to William R. McIntosh for which disbursement there is any authorization by existing law.

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That the sum of $392.60 is hereby appropriated, out of any money in possession of the United States belonging to the Chickasaw Tribe of Indians not otherwise appropriated, to reimburse Jacob B. Moore, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, for probate expenses incurred and paid by him in the performance of his duty as attorney for the Chickasaws under a contract between him and Douglas H. Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation, approved by the President of the United States December 1, 1913.

OREGON.

SEC. 19.

For support and civilization of Indians of the Klamath Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $6,000.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands under Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,000.

For support and civilization of the Indians of the Umatilla Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $3,000.

For support and education of six hundred Indian pupils including native Indian pupils brought from Alaska, at the Indian school, Salem, Oregon, including pay of superintendent, $122,000; for general repairs and improvements, including repair and construction of walks and roads, $20,000; for rebuilding barn destroyed by fire, $8,000; in all, $150,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies, Oregon, including pay of employees, $3,000.

For maintenance and operation of the Modoc Point irrigation system within the Klamath Indian Reservation, in the State of Oregon, $5,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1911.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to investigate the claim of Charles S. Hood, a Modoc Indian, for services rendered in securing the restoration and enrollment of the Modoc Indians of Oklahoma as members of the Klamath Tribe of Indians of the State of Oregon, and to report to Congress at the next session what amount if any of money is equitably due him under the petition of the Modoc Indians, addressed to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, dated September 9, 1911 (file number 84276).

That where the issuance of trust patents for certain allotment selections on the Klamath Reservation, in Oregon, has been withheld for the reason that the lands so selected were found to be more valuable for their timber than for agricultural or grazing purposes, the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, is authorized to confirm such selections and to cause trust patents to be issued therefor under existing laws.

SOUTH DAKOTA.

SEC. 20.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Flandreau, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $82,750, of which $2,000 shall be available for expenses necessarily incurred since May 1, 1919; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $92,750.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $58,250; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for repair and improvement of artesian well, $10,000; in all, $74,250.

For support and education of two hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Rapid City, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $63,875; for general repairs and improvements, including construction and repair of roads, $8,000; in all, $71,875.

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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 13, treaty of April 29, 1868), $10,400; for pay of second blacksmith, and furnishing iron, steel, and other material (article 8 of same treaty), $1,600; for pay of additional employees of the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $95,000; for subsistence of the Sioux and for purposes of their civilization (Act of February 28, 1877), $200,000: 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; in all, $307,000.

For support and maintenance of day and industrial schools among the Sioux Indians, including the erection and repairs of school buildings, $200,000, in accordance with the provisions of article 5 of the agreement made and entered into September 26, 1876, and ratified February 28, 1877 (Nineteenth Statutes, page 254).

For subsistence and civilization of the Yankton Sioux, South Dakota, including pay of employees, $12,000.

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, repairs, improvements, and for necessary expense of transporting insane Indians to and from said asylum, $45,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $185,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds on deposit to the credit of the Sioux Indians of Rosebud Agency, South Dakota, accruing under the Act of May 30, 1910 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 448), and to expend the same for the support, civilization, and education of said Indians.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $140,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Rosebud Sioux Indians accruing under the Act of May 30, 1910 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 448), and to use the same for the purpose of making a per capita payment of $25 to the Indians entitled thereto, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, and he is further authorized to withdraw from the Treasury the additional sum of $25,000 of said funds for the purchase of cattle for the Rosebud Indians on the reimbursable plan, also under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.

UTAH.

SEC. 21.

For support and civilization of Confederated Bands of Utes: For pay of two carpenters, two millers, two farmers, and two blacksmiths (article 15, treaty of March 2, 1868), $6,720; for pay of two teachers (same article and treaty), $1,800; for purchase of iron and steel and the necessary tools for blacksmith shop (article 9, same treaty), $220; for annual amount for the purchase of beef, mutton, wheat, flour, beans, and potatoes, or other necessary articles of food and clothing, and farming equipment (article 12, same treaty), $30,000; for pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, $15,000; in all, $53,740.

For the support and civilization of Indians in Utah, not otherwise provided for, including pay of employees, $10,000.

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The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, within his discretion, the sum of $350,000 of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to expend the sum of $50,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Ute Mountain (formerly Navajo Springs) Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $200,000 of said amount for the Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, and the sum of $100,000 of said amount for the Southern Ute Indians in Colorado, which sums shall be charged to said bands, and the Secretary of the Interior is also authorized to withdraw from the Treasury the accrued interest to and including June 30, 1919, on the funds of the said Confederated Bands of Ute Indians appropriated under the Act of March 4, 1913 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 934), and to expend or distribute the same for the purpose of promoting civilization and self-support among the said Indians, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress, on the first Monday in December, 1920, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, within his discretion, the sum of $100,000 of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to expend same for continuing the construction of lateral distributing systems to irrigate the allotted lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes, in Utah, and to maintain existing irrigation systems authorized under the Act of June 21, 1906.

The sum of $12,000 to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him, in aid of the public schools in the Uintah and Duchesne County school districts, Utah.

WASHINGTON.

SEC. 22.

For support and civilization of the D’Wamish and other allied tribes in Washington, including pay of employees, $7,000.

For support and civilization of the Makahs, including pay of employees, $2,000.

For support and civilization of Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes, including pay of employees, $1,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Yakima Agency, including pay of employees, $3,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Colville, Taholah, Puyallup, and Spokane Agencies, including pay of employees and for purchase of agricultural implements, and support and civilization of Joseph’s Band of Nez Perce Indians in Washington, $13,000.

For support of Spokanes in Washington (article 6 of agreement with said Indians, dated March 18, 1887, ratified by Act of July 13, 1892), $1,000.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation system on lands allotted to Yakima Indians in Washington, $15,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 1, 1907: Provided, That money received under agreements for temporary water supple may be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior for maintenance and improvement of the irrigation system on said lands.

For the sixth installment in payment of $635,000 for water supply for irrigation of forty acres of each Indian allotment on the Yakima Indian Reservation irrigation system in the State of Washington, provided by the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at

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Large, page 604), $100,000 to be covered into the reclamation fund: Provided, That the land for which the aforesaid water supply was purchased shall be understood to be included within the Wapato irrigation project.

For support and education of three hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Cushman Indian School, Tacoma, Washington, including repairs and improvements, and for pay of superintendent, $65,000, said appropriation being made to supplement the Puyallup school funds used for said school.

For continuing construction and enlargement of the Wapato irrigation and drainage system, to male possible the utilization of the water supply provided by the Act of August 1, 1914, (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 604), for forty acres of each Indian allotment under the Wapato irrigation project on the Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, and such other water supply as may be available or obtainable for the irrigation of a total of one hundred and twenty thousand acres of allotted Indian lands on said reservation, $500,000: Provided, That the entire cost of said irrigation and drainage system shall be reimbursed to the United States under the conditions and terms of the Act of May 18, 1916: Provided further, That the funds hereby appropriated shall be available for the reimbursement of Indian and white landowners for improvements and crops destroyed by the Government in connection with the construction of irrigation canals and drains of this project.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to cancel the patent issued in the name of Davie Skootah, allottee numbered thirty-five, on the Lummi Reservation, Washington, and to reallot the lands under the provisions of the general allotment law to unallotted members of the Lummi Tribe in areas of not exceeding ten acres each.

For beginning the construction of diversion dams and canal systems for irrigating twelve thousand acres of Indian land adjacent to Toppenish and Simcoe Creeks, Yakima Indian Reservation, $75,000, the total cost not to exceed $150,000: Provided, That the cost of the diversion dams and distributing systems shall be reimbursed to the United States by the owners of the lands irritable thereunder in not to exceed twenty annual payments, and the Secretary of the Interior may fix operation and maintenance charges, which shall be paid as he may direct: Provided, That if any allottee shall receive patent in fee to his allotment before the amounts so charged against him shall have been paid to the United States, then such amount remaining unpaid shall be and become a lien upon his allotment, and the fact of such lien shall be recited in such patent and may be enforced by the Secretary of the Interior by foreclosure as a mortgage, and should any Indian sell any part of his allotment with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, the amount of any unpaid charges against the land sold shall be and become a first lien thereon and may be enforced by the Secretary of the Interior by foreclosure as a mortgage, and delivery of water to such land may be refused within the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior until all dues are paid: Provided further, That no right to water or to the use of any irrigation ditch or other structure on said reservation shall rest or be allotted until the owner of the land to be irrigated a herein provided shall comply with such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, and he is hereby authorized to prescribe such rules and regulations as he may determine proper for making effective the foregoing provisions, and to require of owners of lands in fee such security for the reimbursement herein required as he may determine

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necessary, and to refuse delivery of water to any tract of land until the owners thereof shall have complied therewith.

That the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Interior are hereby authorized and directed immediately to investigate, and to report to Congress at its next session, the advisability and necessity of acquiring with a view to returning to the dispossessed Indians, from the authorities of Pierce County, Washington, those several tracts of allotted Nisqually Indian lands, Nisqually Reservation, Washington, aggregating approximately three thousand two hundred acres which were acquired under a compromise agreement of April 18, 1918, between said Secretaries of War and the Interior for the sum of $78,400 from the said Nisqually Indians by said county of Pierce for War Department purposes, and which said lands were by decree of May 6, 1918, of the local State court awarded in fee to the said county of Pierce for the purpose of transferring title thereto to the War Department as an addition to Camp Lewis.

WISCONSIN.

SEC. 23.

For the support and education of two hundred and thirty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Hayward, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $53,350; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; in all, $61,350.

For support and education of two hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Tomah, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $63,875; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; for drainage of school land, $2,500; in all, $74,375.

For support and civilization of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $7,000.

For support, education, and civilization of the Pottawatomie Indians who reside in the State of Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $7,000.

For the support and civilization of those portions of the Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomie Indians residing in the States of Wisconsin and Michigan, and to aid said Indians in establishing homes on the lands purchased for them under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved June 30, 1913, $15,500, or so much thereof as may be necessary, said sum to be reimbursed to the United States out of the appropriation, when made, of the principal due as the proportionate share of said Indians in annuities and moneys of the Pottawatomie Tribe in which they have not shared as set forth in House Document Numbered 830 (Sixtieth Congress, first session), and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to make a per capita payment of $40 to said Indians out of said funds: Provided, That no further expenditures be authorized or made under appropriations heretofore enacted making provisions for the purchase of land and the clearing of same for said Pottawatomie Indians: Provided further, That from the sums heretofore appropriated for said Pottawatomie Indians the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Erik O. Morstad, of Laona, Wisconsin, in person and in full satisfaction for services rendered, the sum of $2,000.

For the purchase of subsistence supplies in relieving cases of actual distress and suffering among those needy St. Croix Indians of Wisconsin whose cases are referred to in report of January 30, 1915, transmitted by the Secretary of the Interior to the House of Representatives March 3, 1915, pursuant to the provisions of the Act of Congress of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, pages 582 to 605), and printed as House Document Numbered 1663, Sixty-third Congress, third session, $1,000.

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For the construction of a road from the village of Odanah, in the Bad River Reservation, to the south line of said reservation, $20,000, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, said sum to be reimbursable from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Indians on the Bad River Reservation, to remain a charge and lien upon the funds of said tribe of Indians until paid: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior may cooperate with the State of Wisconsin in the construction of said road: Provided further, That no part of the money herein appropriated shall be expended until the Secretary of the Interior shall have obtained from the proper authorities of the State of Wisconsin satisfactory guaranties of the payment by the said State of at least one-half of the cost of the construction of said road.

That the relinquishment executed on the 8th day of May, 1914, at Hayward, Wisconsin, by John Stone, a member of the Lac Court d’ Oreilles Band of Chippewa Indians, by which he relinquished all his right, title, interest, and inheritance to the allotment of Maggie Grover, deceased, allotment numbered seven hundred and sixty-one of said band of Indians, and described as follows: The west fractional one-half of the northwest one-quarter of section eighteen, in township thirty-nine north, of range eight west of the fourth principal meridian, Wisconsin, containing seventy-four acres and seventy-three one-hundredths of an acre, be, and the same hereby is, validated, and that the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized to issue a patent to the above-described land to Steve Grover, the father of the aforesaid Maggie Grover, deceased.


SEC. 24.

For support and civilization of Shoshone Indians in Wyoming, including pay of employees, $15,000.

For support and education of one hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming, including pay of superintendent, $36,250; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $41,250.

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $5,000; for pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may be required, as per article 8, same treaty, $1,000; in all, $6,000.

For continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, including the Big Wind River and Dry Creek Canals, and including the maintenance and operation of completed canals, $100,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1905.

For continuation of investigations, construction, operation and maintenance and incidental operations on a project for the irrigation of a portion of the conditionally ceded lands of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, to be known as the Riverton project, $200,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1905: Provided, That the construction charge for the actual cost of said project shall be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior and divided equitably between the Indian land and public and private land irrigated by such project, and that the charge as fixed for said Indian lands shall be reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1905, and that the charges as fixed for private and public land irrigated under such project shall be paid by the owner or entryman in accordance with the terms of payment of construction and maintenance charges as provided by the reclamation law and amendments thereto.

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For the proportionate share of the cost of constructing a diversion dam and for the construction of canals and laterals for the irrigation of Indian land on the ceded portion of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, $50,000, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For continuing the work of constructing roads and bridges within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, $25,000, said sum to be reimbursed from any funds which are now or may hereafter be placed in the Treasury to the credit of said Indians, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said Indians until paid.

SEC. 25.

That in addition to the Indian tribal and treaty funds, the expenditure of which is specifically authorized elsewhere in this Act, and such sums as may be required for equalization of allotments, education of Indian children, per capita and other payments to Indians, reimbursement to the United States of the expenditures from reimbursable appropriations, and expenditures for the Five Civilized Tribes, in accordance with existing laws, the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to expend not exceeding $2,509,895 from funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, for support and civilization of the Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to wit:
In Arizona: Colorado River, $10,500; Fort Apache, $87,291; Kaibab, $1,780; San Carlos, $145,990; Salt River, $365; Truxton Canyon, $55,000; Western Navajo, $100.
In California: Greenville, $15,310; Pala, $205; Round Valley, $1,340; Tule River, $1,200.
In Colorado: Southern Ute, $19,490; Ute Mountain, $47,100.
In Idaho: Coeur d’Alene, $13,700; Fort Hall, $16,360; Fort Lapwai, $15,000.
In Iowa: Sac and Fox, $1,200.
In Kansas: Pottawatomie, $4,750.
In Louisiana: Chettimanchi, $658.
In Michigan: Mackinac, $2,138.
In Minnesota: Leech Lake, $1,000; Red Lake, $15,000; White Earth, $250.
In Montana: Blackfeet, $51,920; Crow, $250,000; Flathead, $40,000; Fort Belknap, $41,000; Fort Peck, $9,000; Rocky Boy, $21,000; Tongue River, $25,394.
In Nebraska: Omaha, $16,400; Winnebago, $5,423.
In Nevada: Nevada, $3,572; Walker River, $200; Western Shoshone, $21,270.
In New Mexico: Jicarilla, $282,000; Mescalero, $75,000; San Juan, $2,500.
In North Carolina: Eastern Cherokee, $3,500.
In North Dakota: Fort Berthold, $25,000; Standing Rock, $118,242; Turtle Mountain, $250.
In Oklahoma: Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache, $31,900; Cheyenne and Arapahoe, $4,374; Cantonment, $2,000; Seger, $100; Pawnee, $1,500; Ponca, $1,450; Seneca, $500; Sac and Fox, $8,500.
In Oregon: Klamath, $125,000; Siletz, $110; Umatilla, $1,500.
In South Dakota: Cheyenne River, $159,000; Crow Creek, $500; Lower Brule, $5,200; Pine Ridge, $6,000; Sisseton, $10,900; Yankton, $7,828.
In Utah: Uintah, and so forth, $74,010.
In Washington: Colville, $27,185; Cushman, $700; Spokane, $28,000; Taholah, $4,800; Tulalip, $5,000; Yakima, $72,000.
In Wisconsin: La Pointe, $5,000; Koshena, $390,350.
In Wyoming: Shoshone, $89,090

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SEC. 26.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and hereby is, authorized and empowered, under general regulations to be fixed by him and under such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, not inconsistent with the terms of this section, to lease to citizens of the United States or to any association of such persons or to any corporation organized under the laws of the United States or of any State or Territory thereof, any part of the unallotted lands within any Indian reservation within the States of Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, or Wyoming, heretofore withdrawn from entry under the mining laws for the purpose of mining for deposits of gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metalliferous minerals, which leases shall be irrevocable, except as herein provided, but which may be declared null and void upon breach of any of their terms.

That after the passage and approval of this section, unallotted lands, or such portion thereof as the Secretary of the Interior shall determine, within Indian reservations heretofore withheld from disposition under the mining laws may be declared by the Secretary of the Interior to be subject to exploration for the discovery of deposits of gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metalliferous minerals by citizens of the United States, and after such declaration mining claims may be located by such citizens in the same manner as mining claims are located under the mining laws of the United States: Provided, That the locators of all such mining claims, or their heirs, successors, or assigns, shall have a preference right to apply to the Secretary of the Interior for a lease, under the terms and conditions of this section, within one year after the date of the location of any mining claim, and any such locator who shall fail to apply for a lease within one year from the date of location shall forfeit all rights to such mining claim: Provided further, That duplicate copies of the location notice shall be filed within sixty days with the superintendent in charge of the reservation on which the mining claim is located, and that application for a lease under this section may be filed with such superintendent for transmission through official channels to the Secretary of the Interior: And provided further, That lands containing springs, water holes, or other bodies of water needed or used by the Indians for watering live stock, irrigation, or water-power purposes shall not be designated by the Secretary of the Interior as subject to entry under this section.

That leases under this section shall be for a period of twenty years, with the preferential right in the lessee to renew the same for successive periods of ten years upon such reasonable terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, unless otherwise provided by law at the time of the expiration of such periods: Provided, That the lessee may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be permitted at any time to make written relinquishment of all rights under such a lease and upon acceptance thereof be thereby relieved of all future obligations under said lease.

That in addition to areas of mineral land to be included in leases under this section the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, may grant to the lessee the right to use, during the life of the lease, subject to the payment of an annual rental of not less than $1 per acre, a tract of unoccupied land, not exceeding forty acres in area, for camp sites, milling, smelting, and refining works, and for other purposes connected with and necessary to the proper development aced use of the deposits covered by the lease.

That the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, in making any lease under this section, may reserve to the United States the right to lease for a term not exceeding that of the mineral lease, the surface of the lands embraced within such lease under existing law or laws

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hereafter enacted, in so far as said surface is not necessary for use of the lessee in extracting and removing the deposits therein: Provided, That the said Secretary, during the life of the lease, is hereby authorized to issue such permits for easements herein provided to be reserved.

That any successor in interest or assignee of any lease granted under this section, whether by voluntary transfer, judicial sale, foreclosure sale, or otherwise, shall be subject to all the conditions of the lease under which such rights are held and also subject to all the provisions and conditions of this section to the same extent as though such successor or assign were the original lessee hereunder.

That any lease granted under this section may be forefeited and canceled by appropriate proceedings in the United States district court for the district in which said property or some part thereof is situated whenever the lessee, after reasonable notice in writing, as prescribed in the lease, shall fail to comply with the terms of this section or with such conditions not inconsistent herewith as may be specifically recited in the lease.

That for the privilege of mining or extracting the mineral deposits in the ground covered by the lease the lessee shall pay to the United States, for the benefit of the Indians, a royalty which shall not be less than 5 per centum of the net value of the output of the minerals at the mine, due and payable at the end of each month succeeding that of the extraction of the minerals from the mine, and an annual rental, payable at the date of such lease and annually therafter on the area covered by such lease, at the rate of not less than 25 cents per acre for the first calendar year thereafter; not less than 50 cents per acre for the second, third, fourth, and fifth years, respectively; and not less than $1 per acre for each and every year thereafter during the continuance of the lease, except that such rental for any year shall be credited against the royalties as they accrue for that year.

That in addition to the payment of the royalties and rentals as herein provided the lessee shall expend annually not less than $100 in development work for each mining claim located or leased in the same manner as an annual expenditure for labor or improvements is required to be made under the mining laws of the United States: Provided, That the lessee shall also agree to pay all damages occasioned by reason of his mining operations to the land or allotment of any Indian or to the crops or improvements thereon: And Provided further, That no timber shall be cut upon the reservation by the lessee except for mining purposes and then only after first obtaining a permit from the superintendent of the reservation and upon payment of the fair value thereof.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to examine the books and accounts of lessees, and to acquire them to submit statements, representations, or reports, including information as to cost of mining, all of which statements, representations, or reports so required shall be upon oath, unless otherwise specified, and in such form and upon such blanks as the Secretary of the Interior may require; and any person making any false statement, representation, or report under oath shall be subject to punishment as for perjury.

That all moneys received from royalties and rentals under the provisions of this section shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Indians belonging and having tribal rights on the reservation where the leased land is located, which moneys shall be at all times subject to appropriation by Congress for their benefit, unless otherwise provided by treaty or agreement ratified by Congress: Provided, That such moneys shall be subject to the laws authorizing the pro rata distribution of Indian tribal funds.

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That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to perform any and all acts and to make such rules and regulations not inconsistent with this section as may be necessary and proper for the protection of the interests of the Indians and for the purpose of carrying the provisions of this section into full force and effect: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be construed or held to affect the right of the States or other local authority to exercise any rights which they may have to levy and collect taxes upon improvements, output of mines, or other rights, property, or assets of any lessee.

That mining locations, under the terms of this section, may be made on unallotted lands within Indian reservations by Indians who have heretofore or may hereafter be declared by the Secretary of the Interior to be competent to manage their own affairs; and the said Secretary is hereby authorized and empowered to lease such lands to such Indians in accordance with the provisions of this section: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to permit other Indians to make locations and obtain leases under the provisions of this section, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe in regard to the working, developing, disposition, and selling of the products, and the disposition of the proceeds thereof of any such mine by such Indians.1

SEC. 27.

That hereafter no public lands of the United States shall be withdrawn by Executive Order, proclamation, or otherwise, for or as an Indian reservation except by act of Congress.

SEC. 28.

That during this Congress those members of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the House of Representatives, not less than five in number, who are Members of the Sixty-sixth Congress, are authorized to conduct hearings and investigate the conduct of the Indian Service, at Washington, District of Columbia, and elsewhere, and the sum of $15,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary to be immediately available, is hereby appropriated for expenses incident thereto. The said committee is hereby authorized and empowered to examine into the conduct and management of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and all its branches and agencies, their organization and administration, to examine all books, documents, and papers in the said Bureau of Indian Affairs, its branches or agencies, relating to the administration of the business of said bureau, and shall have and is hereby granted authority to subpoena witnesses, compel their attendance, administer oaths, and to demand any and all books, documents, and papers of whatever nature relating to the affairs of Indians as conducted by said bureau, its branches, and agencies. Said committee is hereby authorized to employ such clerical and other assistance, including stenographers, as said committee may deem necessary in the proper prosecution of its work: Provided, That stenographers so employed shall not receive for their services exceeding $1 per printed page.

Approved, June 30, 1919.


1 47 L. O. D., 569; 48 L. O. D., 464; 49 L. O. D., 382-421-424;
50 L. O. D., 189-672; 51 L. O. D., 96.


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