Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 649||Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Mont.
Per capita distribution of court judgment to Indians of, authorized.
43 Stat., 21, vol. 4, 402.
|Sec. 2||Disposition of balance.|
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to withdraw from the tribal fund of the Blackfeet, Blood, and Piegan Indians of the Blackfeet Reservation, Montana, credited or to be credited on the books of the Treasury under the Act of March 13, 1924 (43 Stat. 21), a sufficient sum to make a per-capita distribution of $85 to each member of said tribes who was living and entitled to enrollment with said Indians on the date final judgment was rendered in their favor by the Court of Claims in the case Docket Numbered E-427; such per-capita distribution to be made under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.
The balance remaining in the tribal fund of the Blackfeet, Blood, and Piegan Indians after the per-capita distribution herein authorized shall be available for disposition by the tribal council of said Indians, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, in accordance with the constitution and bylaws of the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.
Approved, June 20, 1936.