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 42
January 24, 1923. | [H. R. 13559.] 42 Stat., 1174.

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1924, and for other purposes.

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Chap. 42 Interior Department appropriations.
Chap. 42 Secretary’s office.
Chap. 42 Clerk to sign tribal deeds, etc.
Chap. 42 General Land Office.
Chap. 42 Opening Indian Reservations.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 42 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 42 Commissioners, assistant, clerks, etc.
Chap. 42 Indian Service.
Chap. 42 Indian reservations.
Chap. 42 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 42 Irrigation on reservations.
Chap. 42 Construction, maintenance, etc., of projects.
Chap. 42 Allotments to districts.
Chap. 42 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 42 Supervising engineers.
Chap. 42 Stream gauging.
Chap. 42 Investigating new projects, etc.
36 Stat., 858, vol. 3, 479.
Chap. 42 Engineer, assistant, etc.
Chap. 42 Traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 42 Reimbursement.
38 Stat., 583; ante, 8.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 42 Flood damages, etc.
Chap. 42 Limitation.
Chap. 42 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Chap. 42 Relieving distress, preventing contagious diseases, etc.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Use for general treatment.
Chap. 42 Allotments to specified sanatoria and hospitals.
Chap. 42 Schools.
Chap. 42 Support of, etc.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Deaf and dumb, and blind.
Chap. 42 Boarding schools with minimum attendance discontinued.
Chap. 42 HopeSchool for Girls, excepted.
Chap. 42 Transfer of pupils.
Chap. 42 Day schools discontinued.
Chap. 42 Moneys returned to the Treasury.
Chap. 42 Tuition in public schools.
Chap. 42 Not available for specified schools.
Chap. 42 Use of previous appropriation.
41 Stat., 1171; ante, 288.
Chap. 42 School and agency buildings.
Chap. 42 Construction, repairs, improvement, etc.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Supervising work.
Chap. 42 Heat and light to employees.
Chap. 42 School transportation.
Chap. 42 Collecting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Obtaining employment.
Chap. 42 Repayment.
Chap. 42 Alaska pupils.
Chap. 42 Industrial work, etc.
Chap. 42 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 42 Matrons.
Chap. 42 Agricultural experiments, etc.
Chap. 42 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 42 Field matrons and nurses.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Menominee Reservation.
Chap. 42 Soil, etc., experiments.
Chap. 42 Pay not affected by limitation.
Chap. 42 37 Stat., 521 vol. 3, 532.
Chap. 42 Supplies.
Chap. 42 Purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Only three warehouses.
Chap. 42 Telegraphing and telephoning.
Chap. 42 Citizen commission.
Chap. 42 Indian Police.
Chap. 42 Judges of Indian courts.
Chap. 42 General expenses.
Chap. 42 Special agents, etc.
Chap. 42 42 Stat., 1175; ante, 373.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Competency Commission, Five Civilized Tribes. Other Indians.
Chap. 42 Inspectors.
Chap. 42 Pay etc.
Chap. 42 Determining heirs of deceased allottees.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Clerks in the Indian Office.
Chap. 42 Basis of payments by heirs.
Chap. 42 Accounting, etc.
Chap. 42 Tribes excepted.
Chap. 42 Industry among Indians.
Chap. 42 Encouraging farming, etc., for self-support.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Repayment.
Chap. 42 Limitation.
Chap. 42 Vehicles.
Chap. 42 Allowance for maintenance, repairs, etc.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Purchases limited.
Chap. 42 Motor vehicles from War Department.
Chap. 42 Live stock of Indians.
Chap. 42 Payment for destroyed diseased animals, etc.
Chap. 42 Water for live stock.
Chap. 42 Increasing grazing ranges by developing, etc., on reservations.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Condition.
Chap. 42 Sale of Indian lands.
Chap. 42 Advertising expenses.
Chap. 42 Arizona.
Chap. 42 Support of Indians in.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Fort Mojave School.
Chap. 42 Phoenix School.
Chap. 42 Truxton Canyon School.
Chap. 42 Theodore Roosevelt School. Established at Fort Apache.
Chap. 42 Expenses.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Military post transferred for use of school.
Chap. 42 Navajos. School facilities for.
15 Stat., 669, vol. 2, 1015.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 42 Gila River Reservation. Continuing irrigation system for Pima Indians’ lands.
33 Stat., 1081, vol. 3, 157.
Chap. 42 Repayment.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Chap. 42 Colorado River Reservation. Extending irrigation system.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 432.
Chap. 42 Repayment.
Chap. 42 Ganado irrigation project. Operating.
Chap. 42 San Xavier Reservation. Pumping plants on.
Chap. 42 San Carlos Reservation. Operating pumping plants, etc., for irrigating, from tribal funds. Proviso. Reimbursement to tribe.
Chap. 42 Gila River Reservation. Diverting river water to Pinal County lands.
Chap. 42 Repayment.
39 Stat., 130: ante, 60.
Chap. 42 Papago Indian villages. Water supply for.
Chap. 42 Navajoes and Hopis. Water supply for, on Moqui, etc., Reservations.
Chap. 42 Salt River project. Providing water to Indian allottees from.
Chap. 42 39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Chap. 42 California.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Lands for homeless Indians in.
Chap. 42 Sherman Institute.
Chap. 42 Fort Bidwell School.
Chap. 42 Yuma allotments. Advancing irrigation charges on.
Chap. 42 Repayment.
36 Stat., 1063, vol. 3, 492.
Chap. 42 Hoopa Valley Reservation. Road construction.
Chap. 42 Reimbursement.
Chap. 42 40 Stat., 570; ante, 156.
Chap. 42 School building at, from Round Valley Indians’ funds.
Chap. 42 Colorado.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Florida.
Chap. 42 Seminoles. Relief, etc., of.
Chap. 42 Idaho.
Chap. 42 Fort Hall Reservation.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians on. Support, etc., at specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Bannocks. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 696, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 42 Coeur d’Alenes. Fulfilling treaty.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Chap. 42 Fort Hall Reservation. Operating irrigating system.
Enlarging, etc., system for ceded lands, etc.
Chap. 42 43 Stat., 568; ante, 346.
Chap. 42 Reimbursement.
Chap. 42 Iowa.
Chap. 42 Sac and Fox Agency. Support, etc., of Indians at, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Kansas.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Haskell Institute.
Chap. 42 Michigan.
Chap. 42 Mackinac Agency Indians.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., from tribal funds. Mount Pleasant School.
Chap. 42 Minnesota.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Chippewas in Minnesota. Promoting civilization, etc., from tribal funds.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 42 Objects specified. Aiding public schools.
Chap. 42 Aiding indigent Indians. Conditions.
Chap. 42 Indian hospitals.
Chap. 42 Minnesota public schools. Payment for tuition of Chippewa children in, from tribal fund.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 42 Pipestone School.
Chap. 42 Chippewas of the Mississippi. Schools for.
16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Proviso. Restriction.
Chap. 42 Red Lake Reservation. Roads and bridges on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 42 Mille Lac Indinas. Allotments to homeless, nonremoval.
Chap. 42 38 Stat., 591; ante, 16.
Chap. 42 Mississippi.
Chap. 42 Full-blood Choctaws. Relief of distress, etc.
Chap. 42 Education, etc.
Chap. 42 Lands, etc.
Chap. 42 Encouraging industry, etc.
Chap. 42 Repayment.
Chap. 42 Montana.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians. Fort Belknap Agency
Chap. 42 Flathead Agency.
Chap. 42 Fort Peck Agency.
Chap. 42 Blackfeet Agency.
Chap. 42 Rocky Boy Band of Chippewas, etc.
Chap. 42 At specifed agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Crows. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Chap. 42 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes. Support, etc.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Physician, etc.
15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1014.
Chap. 42 Irrigation systems. Fort Belknap Reservation.
36 Stat., 277, vol. 3, 436.
Chap. 42 Flathead Reservation.
Chap. 42 Fort Peck Reservation.
Chap. 42 Blackfeet Reservation.
Chap. 42 Crow Reservation. Improving systems, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Reimbursement.
Chap. 42 Nebraska.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Genoa School
Chap. 42 Nevada.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Carson City School.
Chap. 42 Pyramid Lake Reservation. Irrigation system, operating, etc.
Chap. 42 Truckee-Carson project. Paying charges on Paiute allotments.
Chap. 42 New Mexico.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Albuquerque School.
Chap. 42 Santa Fe School.
Chap. 42 Laguna Indians. Irrigation system for.
Chap. 42 Rio Grande Valley. Drainage of Pueblo Indian lands in.
41 Stat., 423; ante, 250.
Chap. 42 Reimbursement.
Chap. 42 Navajo Reservation. Operating Hogback irrigation project on.
Chap. 42 Pueblo Indian lands. Sinking wells, etc., for domestic water supply.
Chap. 42 San Juan Pueblo project. Operation, etc. Mescalero Reservation. Road and bridge construction on.
Chap. 42 Reimbursement.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Indian labor. Pueblo Indians. Special attorney for.
Chap. 42 Navajo Indians. Lease of lands for.
35 Stat., 787, vol. 3, 394.
Chap. 42 New York.
Chap. 42 Senecas. Annuity.
4 Stat., 443.
Chap. 42 Six Nations. Annuity.
7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Chap. 42 North Carolina.
Chap. 42 Eastern Cherokee Agency. Support, etc., of Indians at.
Chap. 42 Cherokee School.
Chap. 42 North Dakota.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians. Devils Lake Sioux.
Chap. 42 Fort Berthold Agency.
Chap. 42 Turtle Mountain Chippewas.
Chap. 42 At specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Bismarck School.
Chap. 42 Fort Totten School.
Chap. 42 Wahpeton School.
Chap. 42 Oklahoma.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians in. Wichitas, etc.
Chap. 42 Kansas Indians.
Chap. 42 Kickapoos.
Chap. 42 Poncas.
Chap. 42 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches. Agency expenses.
Chap. 42 Maintenance, self-support, etc., from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Report to Congress.
Chap. 42 Cheyennes and Arapahoes. Support, etc., from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., at specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Osages. Agency expenses, etc., from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Oil and gas production expenses.
Chap. 42 From tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Pawnees. Annuity.
27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 498.
Schools, blacksmiths, etc.
Chap. 42 11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Chap. 42 Quapaws. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 42 Chilocco School.
Chap. 42 Osage children. Education of, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Saint Louis Mission Boarding School.
Chap. 42 Osage Tribal Council. Visits to Washington, D. C.
Chap. 42 Pawhuska. Paving streets, etc., of, adjoining property of Osages.
Chap. 42 Five Civilized Tribes.
Chap. 42 Administration expenses.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Detailed report to Congress.
Chap. 42 Choctaws and Chickasaws. Per capita payments expenses.
Chap. 42 Probate expenses.
Chap. 42 Sales of tribal lands, etc. Payment of expenses from proceeds.
Chap. 42 Coal and asphalt lands.
41 Stat., 1107, ante, 287
Chap. 42 Provisos. Rents collections.
Chap. 42 Continuance of tribal schools.
Chap. 42 Apportionments for fiscal year.
Chap. 42 Repairs, etc., to school buildings.
Chap. 42 Choctaws. Fulfilling treaties.
7 Stat., 99, vol. 2, 87; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Light horsemen.
7 Stat., 213, vol. 2, 193.
11 Stat., 613, vol. 2, 709.
Blacksmith, etc.
7 Stat., 212, 236, vol. 2, 193, 213; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Chap. 42 Education.
7 Stat., 236, vol. 2, 212.
11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Iron and steel.
7 Stat., 236, vol. 2, 213.
11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Chap. 42 Cherokee Orphan Training School. Support, etc.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Road repairs.
Chap. 42 Common schools, including Quapaws
Chap. 42 Proviso. Parentage limitation not applicable.
40 Stat., 564, ante, 149.
Chap. 42 Oregon.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians. Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies. Klamath Agency.
Chap. 42 Umatilla Agency.
Chap. 42 At specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Warm Springs Agency.
Chap. 42 Salem School.
Chap. 42 Klamath Reservation. Operation, etc., of irrigation projects on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 South Dakota
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians. Yankton Sioux. At specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Sioux of different tribes.
Chap. 42 Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640; vol. 2, 1002.
Chap. 42 Additional employees.
Chap. 42 Subsistence.
19 Stat., 256 vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Transporting supplies.
Chap. 42 Flandreau School.
Chap. 42 Pierre School.
Chap. 42 Rapid City School.
Chap. 42 Sioux Indians’ Schools.
Chap. 42 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 42 Canton. Insane asylum expenses.
Chap. 42 Utah.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of detached Indians in.
Chap. 42 At specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Confederated Bands of Utes. Distribution from principal of tribal funds. Allotments.
Chap. 42 Self-support, etc., from accrued interest
Chap. 42 37 Stat., 934, vol. 3, 559.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Report to Congress.
Chap. 42 Restriction on road construction.
Chap. 42 Fulfilling treaty. Carpenters, etc.
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Chap. 42 Food, etc.
Chap. 42 Agency employees.
Chap. 42 Uintah and Duchesne Counties. Aid to public schools in.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Admission of Indian pupils. Uncompahgre, etc., Utes. Irrigating allotments of.
Chap. 42 34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
From principal funds.
Chap. 42 Washington.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians. D’Wamish, etc.
Chap. 42 Makahs.
Chap. 42 Qni-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes.
Chap. 42 Colville, etc., Agencies.
Chap. 42 Joseph’s Band of Nez Perces. Yakima Agency.
Chap. 42 At specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Spokanes.
27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Chap. 42 Yakima Reservation. Continuing construction, etc., of Wapato irrigation system on.
38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Reimbursement of entire cost.
39 Stat., 154; ante, 84.
Payment to landowners for damages, etc.
Chap. 42 Reimbursing reclamation fund for stored water to reservation lands.
Chap. 42 38 Stat., 604; ante, 140.
Chap. 42 Toppenish-Simcoe system. Operating, etc.
Chap. 42 41 Stat., 28; ante, 219.
Chap. 42 Ahtanum system. Operating, etc.
Chap. 42 Wapato project. Constructing Satus unit of, irrigated by gravity.
Chap. 42 Quinault Reservation. Completing road on.
40 Stat., 588; ante, 174.
Chap. 42 Wisconsin.
Chap. 42 Support, etc., of Indians. Chippewas of Lake Superior. At specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 42 Saint Croix Chippewas. Purchase of lands for.
10 Stat., 1109, vol. 2, 648.
Beneficiaries.
Chap. 42 38 Stat., 606; ante, 141.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Discretionary cash payments.
Chap. 42 Pottawatomies. Support, etc.
Chap. 42 Hayward School.
Chap. 42 Tomah School.
Chap. 42 Menominees. Per capita distribution.
26 Stat., 146, vol. 1, 353.
35 Stat., 51, vol. 3, 317.
Chap. 42 Wyoming.
Chap. 42 Shoshones. Support, etc.
Chap. 42 Agency Indians. Support, etc.
Chap. 42 Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 576, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 42 Reservation school.
Chap. 42 Irrigation system within reservation. Construction, etc.
Chap. 42 Extending system for additional lands.
Chap. 42 Roads and bridges in reservation.
Chap. 42 Education Bureau.
Chap. 42 Alaska.
Chap. 42 Education, etc., of natives.
Chap. 42 Specified allotments.
Chap. 42 Provisos. Pay restriction.
Chap. 42 Services in the District.
Chap. 42 Mines Bureau.
Chap. 42 Enforcing laws relating to nonmetallic mineral deposits.
41 Stat., 437.
40 Stat., 297.
Chap. 42 Proviso. Services in the District.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1924, namely:

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OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.

SALARIES.

Clerk to sign, under the direction of the Secretary, in his name and for him his approval of all tribal deeds to allottees and deeds for town lots made and executed according to law for any of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in the Indian Territory, $1,200.

GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

Opening Indian reservations (reimbursable): For expenses pertaining to the opening to entry and settlement of such Indian reservation lands as may be opened during the fiscal year 1924: Provided That the expenses pertaining to the opening of each of said reservations and paid for out of this appropriation shall be reimbursed to the United States from the money received from the sale of the lands embraced in said reservations, respectively, $5,000.

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS.

SALARIES.

Commissioner, $5,000; Assistant Commissioner, $3,500; chief clerk, $2,750; financial clerk, $2,250; chiefs of divisions-one $2,250, one $2,000; law clerk, $2,000; assistant chief of division, $2,000; private secretary, $1,800; examiner of irrigation accounts, $1,800; draftsmen-one $1,400, one $1,200; clerks-twenty of class four, thirty-one of class three, two at $1,500 each, thirty-six of class two, sixty-four of class one (including one stenographer), thirty at $1,000 each (including one stenographer), thirty at $900 each, one $720; messenger, $840; three assistant messengers, at $720 each; four messenger boys, at $420 each; in all, $306,150.

INDIAN SERVICE.
SURVEYING AND ALLOTTING INDIAN RESERVATIONS.

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 388), 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, $58,000, reimbursable, to be immediately available: 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.

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

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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: Round Valley Reservation, California, $1,000; Hoopa Valley, California, $1,500; Colville Reservation, Washington, $6,000; total, $8,500.

Irrigation district two: Walker River Reservation, Nevada, $5,000; Western Shoshone Reservation, Idaho and Nevada, $2,000; Shivwits, Utah, $500; total, $7,500.

Irrigation district three: Tongue River, Montana, $1,500.

Irrigation district four: Ak Chin Reservation, Arizona, $3,400; Chiu Chiu pumping plants, Arizona, $12,600; Coachella Valley pumping plants, California, $4,000; Morongo Reservation, California, $7,000; Pala Reservation and Rincon Reservation, California, $4,500; Owens Valley, California, $2,000; Tuolumne Reservation, California, $2,700; miscellaneous projects, $10,000; total, $46,200.

Irrigation district five: New Mexico Pueblos, $15,000; Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, $7,500; Navajo and Hopi, miscellaneous projects, Arizona, including Tes-nos-pos, Moencopi Wash, Kin-le-chee, Wide Ruins, Red Lake, Corn Creek, Wepo Wash, Oraibi Wash, and Polacca Wash, $20,000; Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado, $20,000; total, $62,500.

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, $10,500;
In Indian irrigation district three: Montana, Wyoming, and South Dakota, $12,000;
In Indian irrigation district four: Central and southern California and southern Arizona, $11,000;
In Indian irrigation district five: Northern Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado, $10,000;

For cooperative stream gauging with the United States Geological survey, $1,000;

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, $1,000;

For pay of one chief irrigation engineer, $4,000; one assistant chief irrigation engineer, $3,000; one field cost accountant, $2,250; and for traveling 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, $6,500; total, $15,750.

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, $197,450, reimbursable as provided in the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 582): 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 damages 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.

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SUPPRESSING LIQUOR TRAFFIC.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors and deleterious drugs, including peyote, among Indians, $25,000.

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 transportation of patients to and from hospitals and sanatoria, $370,000: Provided, 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:1 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; Lagrena Sanatorium, New Mexico, $17,000; Mescalero Hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Navajo Sanatorium, Arizona, $10,000; Pima Hospital, Arizona, $13,000; Phoenix Sanatorium, Arizona, $40,000; Spokane Hospital, Washington, $10,000; Sac and Fox Sanatorium, Iowa, $40,000; Turtle Mountain Hospital, North Dakota, $10,000; Winnebago Hospital, Nebraska, $18,000; Crow Creek Hospital, South Dakota, $8,000; Hoopa Valley Hospital, California, $10,000; Jicarilla Hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Truxton Canyon camp hospital, Arizona, $5,000; 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, $1,799,500: Provided, That not to exceed $40,000 of this amount may be used for the support and education of deaf and dumb or blind or mentally deficient Indian children: Provided, That all reservation and nonreservation boarding schools, with an average attendance of less than forty-five and eighty pupils, respectively, shall be discontinued on or before the beginning of the fiscal year 1924: Provided, That this limitation as to attendance shall not apply to the Hope Indian School for Girls at Springfield, South Dakota, which school is hereby continued. The pupils in schools so discontinued shall be transferred first, if possible, to Indian day schools or State public schools; second, to adjacent reservation or nonreservation boarding schools, to the limit of the capacity of said schools: Provided further, That all day schools with an average attendance of less than eight shall be discontinued on or before the beginning of the fiscal year 1924: And provided further, That all moneys appropriated for any school discontinued pursuant to this Act or for other cause shall be returned immediately to the Treasury of the United States: Provided further, That not more than $250,000 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 appro-


1 4 Comp. Genl., 534.

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priation is made: Provided, however, That the deficiency appropriation of $290,000 made by the Act approved March 1, 1921, for the support of Indian day, boarding, and industrial schools is hereby declared to be available for expenditure for the benefit of all such Indian schools whether supported by specific appropriations or otherwise.

INDIAN SCHOOL 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, $350,000:1 Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of salaries and espenses of persons employed in the supervision of construction or repair work of roads and bridges on Indian reservations and other lands devoted to the Indian Service 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.2

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, $90,000: 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.

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, $375,000, of which sum not less than $50,000 shall be used for the employment of field matrons and nurses: Provided, That the foregoing shall not, as to timber, apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin: Provided further,


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That not to exceed $20,000 of the amount herein appropriated may 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: And provided further, That the amounts paid to matrons, foresters, farmers, 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, $450,000: 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, $6,800.

EXPENSES OF INDIAN COMMISSIONERS.

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, $9,460.

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, $130,000.

PAY OF JUDGES OF INDIAN COURTS.

For pay of judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, $6,500.

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, $109,500: Provided, That not to exceed $5,000 of this appropriation may be used for continuing the work of the Competency Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma: Provided, That not to exceed $15,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended out of applicable funds in the work of determining the competency of Indians on Indian reservations outside of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.1


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INDIAN SERVICE INSPECTORS

For pay of five Indian Service inspectors, 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, $20,000.

DETERMINING HEIRS

For the purpose of determining the heirs of deceased Indian allottees having right, title, or interest in any trust or restricted property, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, $90,000, 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 $90,000 appropriated herein: Provided further, That hereafter upon a determination of the heirs to any trust or restricted Indian property of the value of $250 or more, or to any allotment, or, after approval by the Secretary of the Interior, of any will covering such trust or restricted property, there shall be paid by such heirs, or by the beneficiaries under such will, or from the estate of the decedent, or from the proceeds of sale of the allotment, or from any trust funds belonging to the estate of the decedent, the sum of $20 where the appraised value of the estate of the decedent is $250 or more and does not exceed $1,000. Where the appraised value of the estate of the decedent is more than $1,000 and less than $2,000, $25; where the appraised value of the estate of the decedent is $2,000 or more and does not exceed $3,000, $30; where the appraised value of the estate of the decedent is more than $3,000 but does not exceed $5,000, $50; where the appraised value of the estate of the decedent is more than $5,000 but does not exceed $7,500, $65; and where the appraised value of the estate of the decedent is more than $7,500, $75; which amount shall be accounted for and paid into the Treasury of the United States, and a report shall be made annually to Congress by the Secretary of the Interior on or before the first Monday in December of all moneys collected and deposited as herein provided: Provided further, That the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the Osage Indians nor to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma.1

INDUSTRY AMONG INDIANS.

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, $80,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, which sum may be used far the purchase of seeds, 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, 1930: Provided further, That not to exceed $15,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall be expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe of Indians, and that no part of this appropriation shall be used for the purchase of tribal herds.


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VEHICLES FOR INDIAN SERVICE.

That not to exceed $150,000 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 $14,000 may be used in the purchase of horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and not to exceed $35,000 for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and that such vehicles shall be used only for official service: Provided further, That such motor-propelled vehicles shall be purchased from the War Department, if practicable.

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, $12,000.

DEVELOPING WATER FOR INDIAN STOCK.

For improving springs, drilling wells, and otherwise developing and conserving water for the use of Indian 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, $10,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That the necessity exists on any Indian reservation so far as the Indians themselves are concerned.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SALE OF INDIAN LANDS.

For the payment of newspaper, advertisements of sales of Indian lands, $2,000, reimbursable from payments by purchasers of costs of sale, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

ARIZONA.

For support and civilization of Indians in Arizona, including pay of employees, $185,000.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Colorado River, $4,000; Fort Apache, $70,000; Fort Mojave, $1,500; Kaibab, $400; Pima, $1,000; San Carlos, $75,000; Truxton Canyon, $14,000.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Fort Mojave, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $50,000; for general repairs and improvements, and enlarging dining hall, $12,000; for equipment for irrigation plant, $8,000; in all, $70,000.

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For support and education of eight hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Phoenix, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $160,000; for general repairs and improvements, including construction of additional sleeping porches, $20,000; in all, $180,000.

For support and education of two hundred pupils at the Indian school at Truxton Canyon, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $40,000; for general repairs and improvements, and construction and equipment of new buildings, $25,000, to be immediately available; in all, $65,000.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to establish and maintain the former Fort Apache military post as an Indian boarding school for the purpose of carrying out treaty obligations, to be known as the Theodore Roosevelt Indian School. For support and education of three hundred and fifty pupils, including pay of superintendent, $70,000; for repairs, remodeling, and improvement, $17,800; for purchase of equipment, $17,500; in all, $105,300, to be immediately available: Provided, That the Fort Apache military post, and land appurtenant thereto, shall remain in the possession and custody of the Secretary of the Interior so long as they shall be required for Indian school purposes.

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, $200,000: Provided, That the said Secretary may expend funds, in his discretion, in establishing or enlarging day or industrial schools.

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), $3,000; and for maintenance and operation of the pumping plants and canal systems, $10,000; in all, $13,000, reimbursable as provided in section 2 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 522).

For continuing the construction of the necessary canals and laterals for the utilization of water from the pumping plant on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, as provided in the Act of April 4, 1910 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 273), $30,000; and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant, canals, and structures, $35,000; in all, $65,000, reimbursable as provided in the aforesaid Act.

For operation and maintenance of the Ganado irrigation project, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $3,500.

For operation and maintenance of the pumping plants on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Arizona, $35,000, reimbursable out of any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

For the operation and maintenance of pumping plants and for the drilling of wells and installation of additional pumping plants for the irrigation of lands on the San Carlos Reservation in Arizona, $30,800, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Indians of such reservation: 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.

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in Pinal County, reimbursable as provided in the Indian Appropriation Act approved May 18, 1916, $150,000.

For operation and maintenance of pumping plants for distribution of a water supply for Papago Indian villages in southern Arizona, $22,000.

For continuing the development of a water supply for the Navajo and Hopi Indians on the Moqui Reservation, and the Navajo, Pueblo Bonito, San Juan, and Western Navajo subdivisions of the Navajo Reservation in Arizona and New Mexico, $45,000, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For all purposes necessary for survey, construction, and improvement, by concrete lining and installation of structures in the main canals and laterals on the Salt River irrigation project, Arizona, $40,000, to enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry out provisions of the Act of May 18, 1916 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 130).

CALIFORNIA.

For support and civilization of Indians in California, including pay of employees, $50,000.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Round Valley, $7,000; Tule River, $1,000.

For the purchase of lands for the homeless Indians in California, including improvements thereon, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, $8,000, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For support and education of eight hundred Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $160,000; for general repairs and improvements, including construction of additional sleeping porches, $15,000; in all, $175,000.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Fort Bidwell Indian School, California, including pay of superintendent, $22,500; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $28,500.

For reclamation and maintenance charges on Indian lands within the Yuma Reservation, California, and on ten acres within each of the eleven Yuma homestead entries in Arizona, under the Yuma reclamation project, $60,000, reimbursable as provided by the Act of March 3, 1911 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 1063).

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, $8,000, 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).

For the construction of a school building for the public school district at Covelo, California, $18,000, payable from tribal funds of the Round Valley Indians.

COLORADO.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the

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sums specified in each case, to wit; Southern Ute, $3,000; Ute Mountain, $10,000.

FLORIDA.

For relief of distress among the Seminole Indians in Florida and for purposes of their civilization and education, $7,000.

IDAHO.

For support and civilization of Indians on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho, including pay of employees, $25,000.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Coeur d’Alene, $14,000; Fort Hall, $20,000; Fort Lapwai, $14,000.

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), $4,500.

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.

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, $50,000.

For continuing the enlarging and repairing of canals, structures, and dam, and replacing of structures of the irrigation system for the irrigation of lands on the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and lands ceded by the Indians of said reservation, as provided for in the Act of May 24, 1922 (Forty-second Statutes at Large, page 568), the same to be reimbursed in accordance with the provisions of said Act of May 24, 1922, $230,000.

IOWA.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the Sac and Fox agency, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for such Indians, not to exceed $1,800.

KANSAS.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Kickapoo, $500, Pottawatomie, $2,800.

For support and education of eight hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, and for pay of superintendents, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $160,000; for general repairs and improvements, including construction of additional sleeping porches, $20,000; for addition to heating and power plant and construction of refrigertion and ice plant, $16,000; for drainage work, $4,000; in all, $200,000.

MICHIGAN.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the Mackinac Agency, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for such Indians, not to exceed $500.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and for pay of superintendent, $79,000; for general repairs and improvements, $12,000; in all, $91,000.

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MINNESOTA.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Leech Lake, $900; Nett Lake, $150; Red Lake, $25,000; White Earth, $1,400.

For promoting civilization and self-support among the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, $110,000, to be paid from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of said Indians, arising under section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota," approved January 14, 1889, to be used exclusively for the purposes following: Not exceeding $35,000 of this amount may be expended for general agency purposes; not exceeding $15,000 may be expended, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in aiding in the construction, equipment, and maintenance of additional public schools in connection with, and under the control of the public-school system of the State of Minnesota, said additional school buildings to be located at places contiguous to Indian children who are now without without proper public-school facilities, said amount to be immediately available; not exceeding $15,000 may be expended in aiding indigent Chippewa Indians upon the condition that any funds used in support of a member of the tribe shall be reimbursed out of and become a lien against any individual property of which such member may now or hereafter become seized or possessed, and the Secretary of the Interior shall annually transmit to Congress at the commencement of each regular session a complete and detailed statement of such expenditures, the two preceding requirements not to apply to any old, infirm, or indigent Indian, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior; not exceeding $45,000 may be expended for the support of the Indian hospitals.

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, in his discretion, the sum of $35,000, 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, and to expend the same for payment of tuition for Chippewa Indian children enrolled in the public schools of the State of Minnesota.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Pipestone, Minnesota, including pay of superintendent, $45,000; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $52,000.

For support of a school or schools for the Chippewas of the Mississippi in Minnesota (article 3, treaty of March 19, 1867), $4,000: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used except for school or schools of the Mississippi Chippewas now in the State of Minnesota.

For the construction of roads and bridges on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, including the purchase of material, equipment, and supplies, and the employment of labor, $9,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

For the necessary surveys and enrolling and allotting the homeless nonremoval Mille Lac Indians in Minnesota, to whom allotments have not heretofore been made, on lands purchased for that purpose in accordance with authority granted in paragraph 4, section 8, of the Indian appropriation Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes, pages 582-591), $10,000.

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MISSISSIPPI.

For the relief of distress among the full-blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi, including the pay of one special agent, who shall be a physician, one farmer, and one field matron, and other necessary administration expenses, $10,000; for their education by establishing, equipping, and maintaining day schools, including the purchase of land and the construction of necessary buildings and their equipment, or for the tuition of full-blood Mississippi Choctaw Indian children enrolled in the public schools, $21,500; for the purchase of lands, including improvements thereon, not exceeding eighty acres for any one family, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, to be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, for its repayment to the United States under such rules and regulations as he may direct, $4,000; for the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among said Indians and to aid them in building homes, in the culture of fruits, grains, cotton, and other crops, $8,000; which sum may be used for the purchase of seeds, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, to enable said Indians to become self-supporting, to be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary for its repayment to the United States on or before June 30, 1930; in all, $43,500.

MONTANA.

For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $19,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Flathead Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $19,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Peck Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $28,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Blackfeet Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $60,000.

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, $6,500.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Blackfeet, $39,000; Crow, $125,000; Flathead, $18,000; Fort Belknap, $30,000; Fort Peck, $2,500; Rocky Boy, $5,000; Tongue River, $20,000.

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), $2,580; for pay of second blacksmith (article 8, same treaty), $720; in all, $4,500.

For support 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), $75,000.

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 continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in Montana, including the purchase of any necessary rights of property, $555,000 (reimbursable), to be immediately available.

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For maintenance and operation of the irrigation systems on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in Montana, including the purchase of any necessary rights or property, $30,000 (reimbursable), to be immediately available.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, in Montana, including the purchase of any necessary rights or property, $60,000 (reimbursable), to be immediately available.

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation, Montana, including maintenance assessments payable to the Two Leggings Water Users’ Association and Bowman Trail Ditch Company, Montana, properly assessable against lands allotted to the Indians irrigable thereunder, $175,000, to be immediately available, and to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

NEBRASKA.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Omaha, $1,000; Winnebago, $2,000.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Genoa, Nebraska, including pay of superintendendent, $80,000; for general repairs and improvements, including extension and improvement of heating and lighting systems, $10,000; in all, $90,000.

NEVADA.

For support and civilization of Indians in Nevada, including pay of employees, $17,500.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Fort McDermitt, $300; Reno, $5,000; Western Shoshone, $20,000.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carson City, Nevada, including pay for superintendent, $80,000; for general repairs and improvements, and for addition to school building, $15,000; central heating plant, $20,000; in all, $115,000.

For improvements, operation, and maintenance of the irrigation system on the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, $4,200, reimbursable from any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

For reclamation and maintenance charges on lands allotted to Paiute Indians within the Truckee-Carson project, Nevada, $7,000 reimbursable from any funds of the Indians now or hereafter available.

NEW MEXICO.

For support and civilization of Indians in New Mexico, including pay of employees, $138,000.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Jicarilla, $75,000; Mescalero, $30,000; Navajo, $900; Southern Pueblo, $5,000; Pueblo Bonito, $1,200.

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For support and education of six hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $120,000; for general repairs and improvements, including construction of additional sleeping porches and enlarging academic buildings, $35,000; in all, $155,000.

For support and education of four hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Santa Fe, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $90,000; for general repairs and improvements, including construction of additional sleeping porches, $15,000; for water supply, $3,000; in all, $108,000.

For continuing the reconstruction and for operation and maintenance of the irrigation system for the Laguna Indians in New Mexico, $6,000, reimbursable by the Indians benefited, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For all purposes necessary for the proper drainage of the lands of the Pueblo Indians in New Mexico in the Rio Grande Valley, including the Pueblos of Cochiti, Santo Domingo, Santa Ana, Ranchitos purchase, Sandia, and Isleta, including cooperation with drainage districts formed or to be formed by others or draining the land by the Government direct, $20,000, reimbursable in accordance with such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For improvement, operation, and maintenance of the Hogback irrigation project on that part of the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico under the jurisdiction of the San Juan Indian School, $7,500, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For continuing the sinking of wells on Pueblo Indian land, New Mexico, to provide water for domestic and stock purposes, and for building tanks, troughs, pipe lines, and other necessary structures for the utilization of such water, $5,000.

For all purposes necessary for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the San Juan Pueblo project, New Mexico, $15,000.

For continuing 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, $15,000, 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 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, $3,000, or so much thereof as the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary.1

Not exceeding $3,000 of the appropriation made by the Act of March 3, 1909 (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 787), is made available for the lease of lands for the Navajo Indians in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior.

NEW YORK.

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.


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NORTH CAROLINA.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the Eastern Cherokee Agency, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for such Indians, not to exceed $4,000.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, including pay of superintendent, $45,000; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $55,000.

NORTH DAKOTA.

For support and civilization of the Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $4,800.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Berthold Agency, in North Dakota, including pay of employees, $13,000.

For support and civilization of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $15,000.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Fort Berthold, $22,000; Standing Rock, $75,000; Turtle Mountain, $450.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $25,000; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $30,000.

For support and education of three hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $73,125; for general repairs and improvements, $9,000; in all, $82,125.

For support and education of two hundred and twenty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, and pay of superintendent, $49,500; for general repairs and improvements, including well and water system, $9,000; in all, $58,500.

OKLAHOMA.

For support and civilization of the Wichitas and affiliated band who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $4,500.

For support and civilization of the Kansas Indians, Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $1,400.

For support and civilization of the Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $1,700.

For support and civilization of the Ponca Indians in Oklahoma and Nebraska, including pay of employees, $7,500.

For the support of the agency for the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma and pay of employees maintained for their benefit, $29,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians.

For maintenance and support and improvement of the homesteads of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, $250,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians and to be expended under such rules and 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, 1924, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

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For the support of the Cheyennes and Arapahoes, who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, and pay of employees maintained for their benefit, $30,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Kiowa, $18,000; Pawnee, $1,200; Ponca, $2,500; Sac and Fox, $2,000.

For the support of the Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers, the tribal attorney and his stenographer, and employees of said agency, $100,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma.

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, $55,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma.

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 suppport of the 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.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Chilocco, Oklahoma, and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $2,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $119,000; for general repairs and improvements, including construction of employees’ cottage, $21,000; in all, $140,000.

For the support, education, and systematic vocational instruction of Osage children, $45,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That the expenditure of said money shall include the renewal of the present contract with the Saint Louis Mission Boarding School, except that there shall not be expended more than $300 for annual support and education of any one pupil.

For expenses incurred in connection with visits to Washington, District of Columbia, by the Osage Tribal Council and other members of said tribe, when duly authorized or approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $10,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe, and to be immediately available.

For paving portions of streets and alleys adjoining Osage tribal property within the incorporated town of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, $35,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma and to be expended under authority and direction of the Secretary of the Interior.1


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FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.

For expenses of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, and the compensation of employees, $180,000: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress on the first Monday of December, 1924, 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.

For the expenses of per capita payments to the enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians, $7,000 to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians.

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, $45,000.

For payment of salaries of employees and other expenses of advertising and sale in connection with the further sales of unallotted lands and other tribal property belonging to any of the Five Civilized Tribes, 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 22, 1921, entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to offer for sale remainder of the coal and asphalt deposits in segregated mineral land in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, State of Oklahoma" (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 1107), 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, $6,000, to be paid from the proceeds of sales of such tribal lands and property: Provided, That not to exceed $2,000 of such amount may be used in connection with the collection of rents of unallotted lands and tribal buildings: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to continue during the ensuing fiscal year 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: Provided further, That for the current fiscal year money may be so expended from such tribal funds for equalization of allotments, per capita and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, tribal and other Indian schools under existing law, salaries and contingent expenses of governors, chiefs, assistant chiefs, secretaries, interpreters, and mining trustees of the tribes 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: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby empowered, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1924, to expend funds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Nations available for school purposes under existing law for such repairs, improvements, or new buildings 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

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of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $6,000; for permanent annuity for iron and steel (article 9, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $320; in all, $10,520.

For 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, $56,250; for repairs and improvements, $8,000: Provided, That not to exceed $1,000 of this amount may be used for repairing and improving the road connecting the school grounds with the county road; in all, $64,250.

For aid to the common schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, $150,000, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him: 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.

OREGON.

For support and civilization of Indians at Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies, Oregon, including pay of employees, $2,400.

For support and civilization of Indians of the Klamath Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $5,000, payable from tribal funds of said Indians.

For support and civilization of the Indians of the Umatilla Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $2,800, payable from tribal funds of said Indians.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Klamath, $100,000; Umatilla, $7,000; Warm Springs, $2,000.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands under Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $3,800; to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For support and education of seven hundred and fifty Indian pupils, including native Indian pupils brought from Alaska, at the Indian school, Salem, Oregon, and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $500 for printing and issuing school paper, $150,000; for general repairs and improvements, and for girls’ dormitory, $45,000; in all, $195,000.

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Modoc Point, Sand Creek, Fort Creek, Crooked Creek, and miscellaneous irrigation projects on the Klamath Reservation, $9,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Klamath Indians in the State of Oregon, said sum, or such part thereof as may be used, to be reimbursed to the tribe under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

SOUTH DAKOTA.

For support and civilization of the Yankton Sioux, South Dakota, including pay of employees, $7,500.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United

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States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Cheyenne River, $100,000 ; Pine Ridge, $5,000; Lower Brule, $5,000; Rosebud, $5,000.

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), $273,000: 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, $380,000.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Flandreau, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $76,750; for general repairs and improvements, including building of new smokestack, $10,000; in all, $86,750.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $57,250; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $67,250.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Rapid City, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $67,500; for general repairs and improvements, including construction and repair of roads, $5,000; in all, $72,500.

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 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, $40,000.

UTAH.

For the support and civilization of Indians in Utah, not otherwise provided for, including pay of employees, $5,800.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Goshute, $6,000; Uintah, $17,500.

The sum of $325,000 is hereby appropriated out of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, the sum of $75,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Ute Mountain (formerly Navajo Springs) Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $175,000 of said amount for the Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, and the sum of $75,000 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, 1923, 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

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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, 1924, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein: Provided further, That none of the funds in this paragraph shall be expended on road construction unless, wherever practicable, preference shall be given to Indians in the employment of labor on all roads constructed from the sums herein appropriated from the funds of the Confederated Bands of Utes.

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), $26,260; for pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, $15,000; in all, $50,000.

For aid of the public schools in Uintah and Duchesne County school districts, Utah, $6,000, to be paid from the tribal funds of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to be expended order such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That Indian children shall at all times be admitted to such schools on an entire equality with white children.

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, $100,000, to be paid from the principal funds held by the United States in trust for the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians.

WASHINGTON.

For support and civilization of the D’Wamish and other allied tibes in Washington, including pay of employees, $6,000.

For support and civilization of the Makahs, including pay of employees, $1,900.

For support and civilization of Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes, including pay of employees, $900.

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, $11,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Yakima Agency, including pay of employees, $2,900, payable out of tribal funds of said Indians.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Colville, $30,000; Puyallup, $3,000; Quinaielt, $600; Spokane, $4,000; Taholah, $1,000; Yakima, $30,000.

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 continuing construction and enlargement of the Wapato irrigation and drainage system, to make 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

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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, $190,000: 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.

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

For operation and maintenance, including repairs, of the Toppenish-Simcoe irrigation system, on the Yakima Reservation, Washington, reimbursable as provided by the Act of June 30, 1919 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 28), $5,000.

For operation and maintenance, including repairs, of the Ahtanum irrigation system on the Yakima Reservation, Washington, $2,800, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For construction of that part of the Satus unit of the Wapato project that can be irrigated by gravity from the drainage water from the Wapato project, and for operation and maintenance of the system, Yakima Reservation, Washington, $125,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For completion of the road on the Quinault Reservation, Washington, $7,500, reimbursable from the tribal funds of said Indians as provided in the Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, page 588).

WISCONSIN.

For support and civilization of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $6,800.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, not to exceed the sums specified in each case, to wit: Lac du Flambeau, $3,000; Keshena (Menominee), $30,000.

To carry out the provisions of the Chippewa treaty of September 30, 1854 (Tenth Statutes at Large, page 1109), $10,000, in part settlement of the amount, $141,000, found due and heretofore approved for the Saint Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, whose names appear on the final roll prepared by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, pages 582 to 605), and contained in House Document Numbered 1663, said sum of $10,000 to be expended in the purchase of land or for the benefit of said Indians by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs: Provided, That, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, the per capita share of any of said Indians under this appropriation may be paid in cash.

For support, education, and civilization of the Pottawatomie Indians who reside in the State of Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $6,000.

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For the support and education of two hundred and thirty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Hayward, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $46,000; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $53,000.

For support and education of two hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Tomah, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $60,000; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $67,000.

So much as may be necessary of the tribal funds of the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin, arising under the Acts of June 12, 1890 (Twenty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 146), and March 28, 1908 (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 51), is appropriated to enable the Secretary of the Interior to make therefrom a per capita payment or distribution of not to exceed $50 to such Indians entitled thereto under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.

For support and civilization of Shoshone Indians in Wyoming, including pay of employees, $14,000, payable out of tribal funds of said Indians.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the Shoshone Agency, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for such Indians, not to exceed $50,000.

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $4,000; 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, $5,000.

For support and education of eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming, including pay of superintendent, $20,000; for general repairs and improvements, $4,000; in all, $24,000.

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, $200,000, reimbursable as provided by existing law, of which amount $35,000 shall be immediately available.

For the extension of canals and laterals on the ceded portion of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, to provide for the irrigation of additional Indian lands, and for the Indians’ pro rata share of the cost of the operation and maintenance of canals and laterals and for the Indians’ pro rata share of the cost of the Big Bend drainage project on the ceded portion of that reservation, $36,500, 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, $20,000, 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.

BUREAU OF EDUCATION.

Education in Alaska: To enable the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction, to provide for the education and support of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of

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Alaska; erection, repair, and rental of school buildings; textbooks and industrial apparatus; pay and necessary traveling expenses of superintendents, teachers, physicians, and other employees; repair, equipment, maintenance, and operation of United States ship Boxer; and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, including $192,000 for salaries in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $11,000 for traveling expenses, $84,000 for equipment, supplies, fuel, and light, $25,000 for erection of buildings, $11,000 for repairs of buildings, and $19,000 for freight, including operation of United States ship Boxer, $355,000, to be available immediately: Provided, That no person employed hereunder as special agent or inspector, or to perform any special or unusual duty in connection herewith, shall receive as compensation exceeding $200 per month, in addition to actual traveling expenses and per diem not exceeding $4 in lieu of subsistence, when absent on duty from his designated and actual post of duty: Provided further, That of said sum not exceeding $7,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

BUREAU OF MINES.

For enforcement of the provisions of the Acts of February 25, 1920, and October 2, 1917, relating to the mining of coal, phosphates, sodium, and potassium on the public domain, and for enforcement of the laws relating to the mining of minerals other than oil, oil shale, and natural gas, on Indian and public lands, and every other expense incident thereto, including supplies, equipment, expenses of travel and subsistence, purchase, exchange as part payment for maintenance, and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, $80,000: Provided, That not exceeding 20 per centum of this amount may be used for personal services in the District of Columbia.

Approved, January 24, 1923.


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