Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 338||Crow Indians, Mont.
Allotments to children of.
41 Stat., 751; ante, 271.
Area of allotments.
24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
|Sec. 2||Minerals reserved for leasing by the tribe.|
|Sec. 2||Proviso. Form of allotment patents.|
|Sec. 2||41 Stat.,751; ante, 271.|
|Sec. 3||Amount of surveys, etc., authorized from tribal funds.
44 Stat., 856; post, 904.
Be it enacted by the Senate aced House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to allot lands in severalty to children of the Crow Tribe, now living, not heretofore allotted, from any suitable lands belonging to the tribe now available for allotments, or which may become available, including any Crow lands heretofore opened to entry and sale: Provided, That the areas allotted shall be as authorized by the General Allotment Act of February 8, 1887 (Twenty- fourth Statutes at Large, page 388), as amended.
All minerals, including oil and gas, on any of the lands allotted hereunder are reserved to the tribe, and may be leased for mining purposes in the same manner as other allotted lands of the
reservation on which the mineral rights are so reserved: Provided, That the form of patent shall be as prescribed in the general allotment laws, and there shall be included therein all liens and other charges against these allotments the same as provided in the Crow Allotment Act of June 4, 1920 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 751).
There is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $5,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Crow Indians of the State of Montana for surveys and other expenses connected with the allotments to be made hereunder.
Approved, May 19, 1926.