Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 423||Assiniboine lndians. Claims of, against the United States submitted to Court of Claims.
44 Stat., 1263, vol. 4, 934.
|Chap. 423||Lands appropriated for use of Government or other Indians.|
|Chap. 423||11 Stat., 657, vol. 2, 736.|
|Chap. 423||18 Stat., 28, vol. 1, 149.|
|Chap. 423||Award of damages, if Indian lands appropriated by United States.|
|Chap. 423||Proviso. Credit allowed for payments made.|
|Chap. 423||25 Stat., 114, vol. 1, 261.|
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in any action ending or hereafter brought under the provisions of an Act entitled “An Act conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and enter judgment in any claims which the Assiniboine
Indians may have against the United States, and for other purposes,” approved March 2, 1927, jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon the courts therein named and in the manner therein defined to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgment for any damages resulting from the appropriation by the United States to its own use or to the use of any other Indian tribe by the treaty of October 17, 1855 (11 Stat. 657), between the Government of the United States and the Blackfeet Nation and other Indian nations therein specified, and/or the Act of Congress of April 15, 1874 (18 Stat. 28), of any land, title to the occupancy and use of which was in the said Assiniboine Indian Nation by immemorial possession and the rights or claims to which land the last paragraph of Article V of the treaty of Fort Laramie of September 17, 1851, expressly provided, the Assiniboine Nation did not abandon or prejudice; and if the said courts shall find that any such lands of the said Indians were so appropriated, they shall award damages for the land so appropriated as provided in the said Act of March 2, 1927: Provided, however, That if the courts shall award damages for land appropriated by the said treaty of 1855 and/or the said Act of Congress of 1874, the United States shall be allowed credit for any sum or sums paid the Assiniboine Indian Nation under the Act of Congress of May 1, 1888.
Approved, June 9, 1930.