Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 156||Indian reservations. Mining leases of agency, etc., on, authorized.|
|Chap. 156||Proceeds to credit of Indians.|
|Chap. 156||Proviso. Royalty reserved|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to lease at public auction upon not less than thirty days' public notice for mining purposes land on
any Indian reservation reserved for Indian agency or school purposes, in accordance with existing law applicable to other lands in such reservation, and the proceeds arising thereform shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Indians for whose benefit the lands are reserved subject to appropriation by Congress for educational work among the Indians or in paying expenses of administration of agencies: Provided, That a royalty of at least one‐eighth shall be reserved in all leases. Approved, April 17, 1926.