INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

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Chapter 570
August 9, 1937.  | [H. R. 6958.] 50 Stat., 564.

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, and for other purposes
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 570 Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1938.
Chap. 570 Secretary's office.
Chap. 570 Professional, etc., books, periodicals, etc.
Chap. 570 Additional sums for designated offices.
Chap. 570 General Land Office.
Chap. 570 General expenses.
Chap. 570 Oil and gas royalties. Payment to Oklahoma from, south half of Red River.
42 Stat., 1448. 30 U.S.C., § 233.
In lieu of State, etc., taxes.
Chap. 570 41 Stat., 450. 30 U. S. C., § 191.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Limitation.
Chap. 570 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 570 Commissioner, and office personnel.
Chap. 570 General expenses.
Chap. 570 Traveling, etc., expenses. Radio, etc., tolls.
Chap. 570 Supplies; purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Restriction on payments.
Chap. 570 Judges, Indian police, etc.
Chap. 570 Agency buildings. Lease, purchase, etc.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Limit on construction costs.
Chap. 570 Tribal organizations, expenses.
48 Stat., 986 ; ante, 379. 25 U.S.C., § 476.
Chap. 570 Services in the District.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Travel allowance.
Chap. 570 Expenditure in New Mexico.
Chap. 570 Vehicles, maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Transportation of Indian pupils. Vehicles, purchases limited.
Chap. 570 Emergency replacement of property.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Report of diversions to Congress.
Chap. 570 Attendance at meetings.
Chap. 570 Indian lands.
Chap. 570 Pueblo Indians, N. Mex. Land and water rights, etc. Reappropriation from tribal funds.
49 Stat., 1764; ante, 480.
Chap. 570 Per-capita payments excepted.
Chap. 570 Pueblo Indians, N. Mex., compensation to.
Chap. 570 43 Stat., 636; vol. 4, 454; 48 Stat., 109; ante, 337.
Chap. 570 Pueblos designated.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Acquisition of lands, water rights, etc.
48 Stat., 109; ante, 337.
Chap. 570 Compensation to non-Indian claimants, Pueblo lands.
49 Stat., 1459; ante, 470; 43 Stat., 636, vol. 4, 454.
Chap. 570 Awards.
Chap. 570 48 Stat., 108; ante, 336.
Apportionment.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Balance available.
48 Stat., 277; ante, 341; 49 Stat., 183, 1765; ante, 408, 481. 48 Stat., 108; ante, 336.
Chap. 570 Navajo Indians, Ariz. Purchase of lands. Reappropriation.
48 Stat., 1033; ante, 384.
Chap. 570 48 stat., 961; ante, 348.
Chap. 570 Navajo Indians, Ariz., purchase of improvements of.
Chap. 570 48 Stat. 960; ante, 348.
Chap. 570 Navajos in Utah, purchase of land.
Chap. 570 47 Stat., 1418; ante, 326.
Chap. 570 Leasing lands and water rights.
Chap. 570 Acquisition of lands, etc.
Chap. 570 48 Stat., 985; ante, 378.
Chap. 570 Balance reappropriated.
49 Stat., 1765; ante, 481.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Use outside reservation restricted.
Chap. 570 Contracts.
Chap. 570 Redemption of restricted land subject to taxation.
Chap. 570 49 Stat., 1542; ante, 471.
Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, payment to.
49 8tat., 1272; ante, 466.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Acquisition of privately owned lands.
Chap. 570 Additional from tribal funds.
Chap. 570 Cheyenne River Reservation, S. Dak., purchase of land, etc.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Title to land.
Chap. 570 Landless Indians in California, purchase of land for.
43 Stat., 1101, vol. 4, 483. 48 Stat., 1228; ante, 390.
Chap. 570 Industrial assistance and advancement. Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Forest land administration, from proceeds of sales, etc.
Chap. 570 Timber sales, etc., expenses; reimbursable.
Chap. 570 41 Stat., 415, vol. 4, 238. 25 U.S.C., § 413.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Rewards for information.
Chap. 570 Suppression, etc., of forest fires.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Additional amount available.
Chap. 570 Report of diversions to Congress.
Chap. 570 Geological Survey. Transfer of sum to, for supervising mining operations, etc.
26 Stat., 794, vol. 1, 56; 35 Stat., 312, 444, 783, vol. 3, 351; 858, 390, 444, 683.
Chap. 570 25 U.S.C., §§ 336, 371, 396, 397.
Chap. 570 Obtaining employment for Indians
Chap. 570 Agriculture and stock raising.
Chap. 570 Agriculture experiments and demonstrations.
Chap. 570 Navajo sheep-breeding station.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Balance reappropriated.
49 Stat., 184; ante, 409.
Chap. 570 Construction of employees' quarters.
Chap. 570 Encouraging industry, etc.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Conditions for repayment.
Chap. 570 Loans on irrigable lands.
Chap. 570 Limitation; exception.
Chap. 570 Advances to old, etc., allottees.
Chap. 570 Advances to young students; repayment.
Chap. 570 Purchase, disposition of sheep and other livestock.
Chap. 570 Industrial assistance. Constructing homes, purchase of seed, equipment, etc. Advances to old, etc., allottees.
Chap. 570 49 Stat., 1767; ante, 482; 47 Stat., 335, ante, 288.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Conditions for repayment.
Chap. 570 Loans on irrigable lands.
Chap. 570 Advances to young students.
Chap. 570 Reimbursement.
Chap. 570 Credits and availbility.
Chap. 570 Tribal enterprises.
Chap. 570 Use of revenues.
Chap. 570 Revolving fund for loans to Indian corporations.
48 Stat., 986; ante, 379.
Chap. 570 Making loans, etc.
49 Stat., 1967; ante, 468. Services and supplies.
Chap. 570 Indian arts and crafts.
49 Stat., 891; ante, 445.
Chap. 570 Indian Arts and Crafts Board, expenses.
Chap. 570 Printing and binding. Services in the District.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Salary restriction.
Chap. 570 Water supply.
Chap. 570 Developing and conserving, in Arizona and New Mexico.
Chap. 570 Irrigation and drainage.
Chap. 570 Construction, maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Projects. Limitation.
48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 570 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 570 Total; reimbursable.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Amounts interchangeable.
Chap. 570 Limitation.
Chap. 570 Apportionment of expenses on per-acre basis.
Chap. 570 Unpaid charges a first lien.
Chap. 570 San Carlos project, Ariz. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Emergencies.
Chap. 570 Limitation.
Chap. 570 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Pima Indians, Ariz. Subjugation and cropping operations on lands of.
Chap. 570 Irrigation operation, etc., charges.
Chap. 570 Employment of attorney and accountant.
Chap. 570 Colorado River Reservation, Ariz. Maintenance, etc., of system.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3. 432. Reimbursable.
Chap. 570 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 570 San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Operation, etc., of pumping plants.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 570 Yuma Reservation, Calif.-Ariz. Reclamation, etc., charges.
Chap. 570 Fort Hall system, Idaho. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Fort Belknap Reservation, Mont. Maintenance, etc., of system. Limitation.
Chap. 570 Fort Peck project, Mont. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Limitation.
Chap. 570 Flathead Reservation, Mont. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Crow Reservation, Mont. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Newlands project, Nev. Payment of charges against Paiute lands.
Chap. 570 Drains to Truckee-Carson district.
Chap. 570 Navajo Reservation, N. Mex. Operation of Hog-back project.
Chap. 570 Fruitlands project, N. Mex. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Middle Rio Grande conservancy district, N. Mex. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Klamath Reservation, Oreg. Operation of projects on.
Chap. 570 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes, Utah. Irrigating allotted lands.
34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 242.
Reimbursable.
Chap. 570 Yakima Reservation, Wash. Wapato system, maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Reimbursement of fund for water to reservation lands.
Chap. 570 38 Stat., 604, vol. 4, 29.
Chap. 570 Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Riverton-Le Clair district. Big Bend district.
Chap. 570 Irrigation and drainage. Construction, maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Arizona.
Chap. 570 49 Stat., 1040.
Contracts.
Chap. 570 California.
Chap. 570 Montana.
Chap. 570 Nevada.
Chap. 570 New Mexico.
Chap. 570 Utah.
Chap. 570 Washington.
Chap. 570 Miscellaneous garden tracts. Administrative expenses. Printing and binding.
Chap. 570 Availability.
49 Stat., 1792; ante, 481.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Amounts interchangeable.
Chap. 570 Education.
Chap. 570 Support of schools.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Deaf and dumb or blind, etc.
Chap. 570 Subsistence, boarding schools.
Chap. 570 Vocational etc., courses.
Chap. 570 Contracts.
R. S. § 3744. 41 U.S.C. § 16.
Pupils attending public schools.
Chap. 570 Support of schools from tribal funds.
Chap. 570 44 Stat., 560, vol. 4, 548. 25 U.S.C. § 155.
Chippewas in Minnesota.
Chap. 570 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Formal contracts not required.
R.S. § 3744. 41 U.S.C. § 16.
Chap. 570 Saint Louis Mission Boarding Schoo1, Okla. Osage pupils.
Chap. 570 Vocational and trade schoo1s, educational loans; reimbursable.
Chap. 570 48 Stat., 986; ante, 379.
Unexpended balance, availability.
49 Stat., 1773; ante, 482.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Liberal-arts courses.
Chap. 570 Advances; reimbursable.
Chap. 570 School buildings. Lease, improvement, etc.
Chap. 570 Construction, improvement, etc. Balance reappropriated.
49 Stat., 584; ante, 438.
Chap. 570 49 Stat., 327-331, 333, 336; ante, 425, 428, 429, 430.
Chap. 570 Shannon County. S. Dak. Appropriation continued available.
49 Stat., 1773; ante, 482.
Pine Ridge high school.
Chap. 570 Glacier County, Mont. Improvement and extension of school buildings.
49 Stat., 327; ante, 425.
Chap. 570 Stevens County, Wash. School construction, etc.
49 Stat., 1273; ante, 467.
Provisos. Plans and specifications.
Chap. 570 Monthly payments.
Chap. 570 Recoupment.
Chap. 570 Nonreservation boarding schools. Support, etc., of designated.
Chap. 570 Phoenix, Ariz.
Chap. 570 Sherman Institute, Riverside, Calif.
Chap. 570 Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kans.
Chap. 570 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 570 Carson City, Nev.
Chap. 570 Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Chap. 570 Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Chap. 570 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 570 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 570 Sequoyah Orphan Training School, Okla.
Chap. 570 Carter Seminary, Okla.
Chap. 570 Euchee, Okla.
Chap. 570 Eufaula, Okla.
Chap. 570 Jones Academy, Okla.
Chap. 570 Wheelock Academy, Okla.
Chap. 570 Chemawa, Salem, Oreg.
Chap. 570 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 570 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Acquisition of adjacent lands.
49 Stat., 1775; ante, 483.
Total, nonreservation boarding schools.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Sums interchangeable.
Chap. 570 Report to Congress.
Chap. 570 Five Civilized Tribes, Okla. Pupils attending public or Indian day schools.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Employment of public school teachers where facilities inadequate.
Chap. 570 Alaska natives, education.
49 Stat., 1775; ante, 483.
Chap. 570 Support, relief of destitution, etc.
Chap. 570 Miscellaneous expenses.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Report to Congress.
Chap. 570 Conservation of health.
Chap. 570 Designated expenses.
Chap. 570 Suppressing trachoma, etc. Allotments to specified hospitals.
Chap. 570 Arizona.
Chap. 570 California.
Chap. 570 Colorado.
Chap. 570 Idaho.
Chap. 570 Iowa.
Chap. 570 Minnesota.
Chap. 570 Mississippi.
Chap. 570 Montana.
Chap. 570 Nebraska.
Chap. 570 Nevada.
Chap. 570 New Mexico.
Chap. 570 North Carolina.
Chap. 570 North Dakota.
Chap. 570 Oklahoma.
Chap. 570 Oregon.
Chap. 570 South Dakota.
Chap. 570 Utah.
Chap. 570 Washington.
Chap. 570 Wisconsin.
Chap. 570 Wyoming.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Sums interchangeable.
Chap. 570 Report to Congress.
Chap. 570 Hospitalization of pupils.
Chap. 570 Sioux Sanatorium, etc., S. Dak.
49 Stat., 584, 1777; ante, 438, 484.
Chap. 570 Medical relief in Alaska.
Chap. 570 Hospitals, etc.
Chap. 570 Availability.
Chap. 570 General support and administration.
Chap. 570 Sundry agencies and reservations.
Chap. 570 General support, additional amount.
Chap. 570 Metlakahtla Indians, Alaska, expenses.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Limitation.
48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C., § 725c.
Chap. 570 Reindeer service.
Chap. 570 Purchase, distribution, etc., to natives. Balance reappropriated.
49 Stat., 213; ante, 418.
Chap. 570 Specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 570 Arizona.
Chap. 570 California.
Chap. 570 Idaho.
Chap. 570 Iowa.
Chap. 570 Montana.
Chap. 570 Nevada.
Chap. 570 Loans to Indians, etc.
Chap. 570 North Carolina. Balance reappropriated.
49 Stat., 1778; ante, 485.
Oregon. Tribal council, traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 570 Utah.
Chap. 570 Washington. Balance reappropriated.
49 Stat., 1778; ante, 485.
Chap. 570 Indigent, etc., Indians, monthly allowances. Water supply.
Chap. 570 Wisconsin.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Attorneys' fees, etc.
Chap. 570 Chippewas in Minnesota. General support, from tribal funds.
Chap. 570 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Aiding indigent, etc.
Chap. 570 Attorneys.
Chap. 570 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 570 Payments to attorneys for Creek Nation, from tribal funds.
Chap. 570 43 Stat., 139, vol. 4, 416.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Filing of claims by attorneys.
Chap. 570 Five Civilized Tribes, Okla. Expenses of tribal officers, from tribal funds.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Limitation.
Chap. 570 Osage Agency, Okla. Agency, etc., expenses.
Chap. 570 Provisos. "Tucker v. Mullendore," appeal costs.
Chap. 570 Employment of curator for Museum.
Chap. 570 Tuskahoma Council House, Pushmataha County, Okla. Acquisition, etc.
Chap. 570 Fund available.
Chap. 570 49 Stat., 1779; ante, 486.
Chap. 570 Tribal councils, traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Limitation on expenditures
Chap. 570 Allowances for expenses of tribal councils when in Washington.
Chap. 570 William H. Fuller and Melven Cornish. Compensation, etc.
Chap. 570 Roads and bridges.
Chap. 570 Gallup-Shiprock Highway, N. Mex., maintenance, etc.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 570 Reservation roads, construction, etc.
Chap. 570 45 Stat., 750; ante, 57, 49 Stat., 1521, ante, 471. 25 U.S.C. § 318a; Supp, II, § 318b.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Services in the District. Structures for housing materials, etc.
Chap. 570 Connecting highway through Owyhee Canyon, Nev.
Chap. 570 Construction and repair.
Chap. 570 School, agency, hospital, etc., buildings.
Chap. 570 Alaska.
Chap. 570 Blackfeet, Mont.
Chap. 570 Carson, Nev.
Chap. 570 Cheyenne and Arapahoe, Okla.
Chap. 570 Cheyenne River, S. Dak. Claremore Hospital, Okla. Colorado River, Ariz.
Chap. 570 Colville, Wash.
Chap. 570 Consolidated Ute, Colo.
Chap. 570 Crow, Mont.
Chap. 570 Five Civilized tribes, Okla.
Chap. 570 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 570 Flathead, Mont.
Chap. 570 Fort Berthold, N. Dak.
Chap. 570 Great Lakes, Wis.
Chap. 570 Keshena, Wis.
Chap. 570 Kiowa, Okla.
Chap. 570 Navajo, Ariz.
Chap. 570 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 570 Pueblos of New Mexico.
Chap. 570 Red Lake, Minn.
Chap. 570 Rosebud, S. Dak.
Chap. 570 Seminole, Fla.
Chap. 570 Shoshone, Wyo.
Chap. 570 Tacoma Sanatorium, Wash.
Chap. 570 Tongue River, Mont.
Chap. 570 Turtle Mountain, N. Dak.
Chap. 570 Truxton Canyon, Ariz.
Chap. 570 Uintah and Ouray, Utah.
Chap. 570 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 570 Western Shoshone, Nev.
Chap. 570 Winnebago, Nebr.
Chap. 570 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 570 Annuities and per capita payments.
Chap. 570 Senecas, N. Y.
4 Stat., 442.
Chap. 570 Six Nations, N. Y.
7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Chap. 570 Choctaws, Okla.
7 Stat., 99, 212, 213, 236, vol. 2, 58, 87, 192, 211, 706. 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Chap. 570 Pawnees, Okla.
11 Stat., 729, vol. 2, 764; 27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 498.
Chap. 570 Indians of Sioux Reservations.
25 Stat., 895, vol. 1, 328.
Chap. 570 Saint Croix Chippewas, Wis.
41 Stat., 433, vol. 4, 260; 49 Stat., 1780; ante, 487.
Chap. 570 Menominee Indians in Wisconsin. Per capita payments.
Chap. 570 Provisos. Payments in lieu of previously authorized payments.
48 Stat., 964; ante, 378. Installments.
Chap. 570 Interest on trust funds.
Chap. 570 Central garages, etc.
Chap. 570 Field service employees. Funds for, available for supplies.
Chap. 570 Traveling expenses, new appointees, etc.
Chap. 570 Geological Survey.
Chap. 570 Nonmetallic Mineral Acts. Enforcing provisions.
38 Stat., 742; 41 Stat., 437, 1363. 48 U.S.C. §§ 435, 444; 30 U.S.C. §§ 141, 181.
Chap. 570 National Park Service.
Chap. 570 Glacier, Mont.
Chap. 570 Roads and trails, construction, etc.
Chap. 570 46 Stat., 1053.
Chap. 570 16 U.S.C. §§ 8a, 8b.
Chap. 570 Proviso. Services in the District.
Sec. 2 Field work appropriations available for work animals, etc.

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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, 1938, namely:

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

For the purchase or exchange of professional and scientific books, law and medical books, and books to complete broken sets, periodicals, directories, and other books of reference relating to the business of the Department, $600, and in addition there is hereby made available from any appropriations made for any bureau or office of the Department not to exceed the following respective sums: Indian Service, $500; Office of Education, $2,500; Bureau of Reclamation, $2,000; Geological Survey, $6,000; National Park Service, $2,000; General Land Office $500; Bureau of Mines, $3,000.

GENERAL LAND OFFICE

GENERAL EXPENSES

Payment to Oklahoma from royalties, oil and gas, south half of Red River: For payment of 37 ½ per centum of the royalties derived from the south half of Red River in Oklahoma under the provisions of the Act of March 4, 1923 (U.S.C., title 30, sec. 233) , which shall be paid to the State of Oklahoma in lieu of all State and local taxes upon tribal funds accruing under said Act, to be expended by the State in the same manner as if received under section 35 of the Act approved February 25, 1920 (U.S.C., title 30, sec. 191), $8,000: Provided, That expenditures hereunder shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered. into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

SALARIES

For the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and other personal services in the District of Columbia, $508,470.

GENERAL EXPENSES

For transportation and incidental expenses of officers and clerks of the Bureau of Indian Affairs when traveling on official duty; for radio, telegraph, and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington, and for other necessary expenses of the Indian Service for which no other appropriation is available, $32,000.

For advertising, inspection, storage, and all other expenses incident to the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian Service and for payment of railroad, pipe-line, and other transportation costs of such goods and supplies, $700,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used in payment for any services except bill therefor is rendered within one year from the time the service is performed.

For pay of judges of Indian courts, pay of Indian police, and pay of employees engaged in the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors, marihuana, and deleterious drugs among Indians, including traveling expenses, supplies, and equipment, $216,540.

For lease, purchase, construction, repair, and improvement of agency buildings, exclusive of hospital 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, $170,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for the construction of any building, the total cost of which is in excess of $1,500.

For expenses of organizing Indian chartered corporations, or other tribal organizations, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat., p. 986), including personal services, purchase of equipment and supplies, not to exceed $3,000 for printing and binding, and other necessary expenses, $130,000, of which not to exceed $25,000 may be used for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, not to exceed $3 per diem in lieu of subsistence may be allowed to Indians actually traveling away from their place of residence when assisting in organization work: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for expenditure in that part of the State of New Mexico embraced in the Navajo Indian Reservation, and not to exceed $15,000 shall be available for expenditure in said State.

Vehicles, Indian Service: Not to exceed $460,000 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 employees in the Indian field service, and the transportation of Indian school pupils, and not to exceed $190,000 of applicable appropriations may be used for the purchase and exchange of motor- propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and such vehicles shall be used only for official service, including the transportation of Indian school pupils.

Replacement of property destroyed by fire, flood, or storm: That to meet possible emergencies not exceeding $35,000 of the appropriations made by this Act for support of reservation and nonreservation schools, for school and agency buildings, and for conservation of health among Indians shall be available, upon approval of the Secretary of the Interior, for replacing any buildings, equipment, supplies, livestock, or other property of those activities of the Indian Service above referred to which may be destroyed or rendered unserviceable by fire, flood, or storm: Provided, That any diversions of appropriations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget.

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Authorization for attending health and educational meetings: Not to exceed $7,000 shall be available from applicable funds for expenses (not membership fees) of employees of the Indian Service when authorized by the Secretary of the Interior to attend meetings of medical, health, educational, agricultural, forestry, engineering, and industrial associations in the interest of work among the Indians.

INDIAN LANDS

Purchase of land and water rights, and so forth, Pueblo Indians, New Mexico (tribal funds): The unexpended balances of appropriations heretofore made, from the trust funds of the several pueblos, for the purchase of land and water rights, purchase of equipment for industrial advancement and fencing, irrigating, and improving lands, are hereby continued available, for the same purposes until June 30, 1938, and for such other purposes, except per-capita payments, as may be recommended by the governing officials of the particular pueblos involved, and be approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Compensation to Pueblo Indians, New Mexico: For the second of three installments for additional compensation to the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, for loss of land and water rights, and in settlement of the liability of the United States to said Pueblos as declared by the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat., p. 636), and as authorized by the Act of May 31, 1933 (48 Stat., p. 109) , $253,960.61, which amount shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the following-named pueblos:

Jemez, $628.33; Nambe, $15,813.17; Taos, $28,235.70; Santa Ana, $969.46; Santo Domingo, $1,418.85; Sandia, $4,326.87; San Felipe, $4,984.84; Isleta, $15,917.10; Picuris, $22,191.47; San, Ildefonso, $12,352.76; San Juan, $51,287.68; Santa Clara, $60,371.39; Cochiti, $12,608.79; Pojoaque, $22,854.20: Provided, That expenditures may be made from the foregoing sums, as authorized by the Act of May 31, 1933, for the purchase of lands and water rights, purchase or construction of reservoirs, irrigation works, or other permanent improvements upon or for the benefit of the lands of said pueblos and for such other purposes, except per capita payments, as may be recommended by the governing officials of the particular pueblos involved, and be approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Compensation to non-Indian claimants, Pueblo Indian lands, New Mexico: For carrying out the provisions of the Act of June 4, 1936 (49 Stat., p. 1459), in supplemental settlement of the liability of the United States to non-Indian claimants on Indian Pueblo grants whose claims, extinguished under the Act of June 7, 1924, have been found entitled to awards under said Act, as supplemented by the Act of May 31, 1933 (48 Stat., p. 108), $3,071.24, to remain available until June 30, 1939, to be apportioned to claimants within the several pueblos as follows: San Ildefonso, $141.88; San Juan, $244.20; Nambe, $456.40; Sandia, $1,292.21; Cochiti, $936.55: Provided, That the unexpended balance of the appropriation contained in the Fourth Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1933, and subsequently continued available until June 30, 1936, for carrying out the provisions of the Act of May 31, 1933, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1938.

Purchase of land for the Navajo Indians, Arizona, reimbursable The unexpended balance of the appropriation contained in the Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1934, for the purchase of land, and improvements thereon, including water rights, for the Navajo Indians in Arizona, as authorized by and in conformity with

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the provisions of the Act of June 14, 1934 (48 Stat., p. 961), is hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30, 1938.

Purchase of improvements belonging to certain Navajo Indians, Arizona (tribal funds): For purchase of improvements belonging to Navajo Indians residing on public-domain allotments in Arizona outside the area described in the Act of June 14, 1934 (48 Stat., p. 960), establishing the boundary of the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, and consolidating the Indian holdings within, and non- Indian holdings outside of, the reservation. $7,315, payable from funds deposited to the credit of the Navajo Tribe.

Purchase of land for Navajo Indians, Utah (tribal funds): For the purchase of lands and improvements thereon, and of improvements on former public-domain lands, within additions made to the Navajo Reservation, Utah, by Executive order of May 15, 1905, and the Act of March 1, 1933 (47 Stat., p., 1418), $20,000, payable from funds deposited to the credit of the Navajo Tribe.

Leasing of lands for Navajo Indians (tribal funds): For lease, pending purchase, of land and water rights for the use and benefit of Indians of the Navajo Tribe in Arizona and New Mexico, $20,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the Navajo Tribe.

For the acquisition of lands, interest in lands, water rights and surface rights to lands, and for expenses incident to such acquisition, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat., p. 985) , including personal services, purchase of equipment and supplies, and other necessary expenses, $950,000, together with the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this purpose for the fiscal year 1937, of. which not to exceed $20,000 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That within the States of Arizona, New Mexico, and Wyoming no part of said sum shall be used for the acquisition of lands outside of the boundaries of existing Indian reservations: Provided further, That in addition to the amount herein appropriated the Secretary of the Interior may also incur obligations, and enter into contracts for the acquisition of additional land, not exceeding a total of $500,000, and his action in so doing shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the Federal Government for the payment of the cost thereof, and appropriations hereafter made for the acquisition of land pursuant to the authorization contained in the Act of June 18, 1934, shall be available for the purpose of discharging the obligation or obligations so created.

For payment of taxes, including penalties and interest, assessed against individually owned Indian land, title to which is held subject to restrictions against alienation or encumbrance except with the consent or approval of the Secretary of the Interior, when such land was purchased with trust or restricted funds with the understanding that after purchase it would be nontaxable, $25,000, to be immediately available and to be expended, in accordance with the terms of the Act of June 20,1936 (49 Stat., p. 1542).

For payment, pursuant to the provisions of the Act of May 15, 1936 (49 Stat., p. 1272), to the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians in full compensation as to claim for the principal sum for sixty-four thousand five hundred and sixty acres of land in western Colorado set aside as a naval oil reserve by Executive orders dated December 6,1916, and September 27, 1924, $161,400: Provided, That in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and with the approval of the tribe expressed through its tribal council, not more than $100,000 of the amount apportioned to the Indians of the Uintah and Ouray Reserva-

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tion, Utah, together with $100,000 additional from tribal funds now on deposit to the credit of the Ute Indians in Utah, may be expended for the acquisition of privately owned lands or interests therein, together with the improvements thereon, and of improvements on former public-domain lands, for said Indians.

Purchase of land, Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota (tribal funds): For the purchase of Indian-owned and privately owned land, and improvements thereon, in the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, $12,500, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the Cheyenne River Indians: Provided, That title to any land or improvements so purchased shall be taken in the name of the United States in trust for the Cheyenne River Tribe.

The unexpended balance of $5,004.25 of the appropriation "Purchase of land for landless Indians in California, Act of March 3, 1925, special fund", which appropriation was repealed by section 4 (b 24) of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934 (48 Stat. 1227), is hereby reappropriated and made available until expended for payment of obligations heretofore incurred or to be incurred hereafter in the acquisition of land in California, with such improvements as may be appurtenant thereto, for the relief of homeless Indians of that State.

INDUSTRIAL ASSISTANCE AND ADVANCEMENT

For the preservation of timber on Indian reservations and allotments other than the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin, the education of Indians in the proper care of forests, and the general administration of forestry and grazing work, including fire prevention and payment of reasonable rewards for information leading to arrest and conviction of a person or persons setting forest fires, or taking or otherwise destroying timber, in contravention of law on Indian lands, $275,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the expenses of administration of Indian forest lands from which timber is sold to the extent only that proceeds from the sales of timber from such lands are insufficient for that purpose.

For expenses incidental to the sale of timber, and for the expenses of administration, including fire prevention, of Indian forest lands from which such timber is sold to the extent that the proceeds of such sales are sufficient for that purpose, $120,000, reimbursable to the United States as provided in the Act of February 14, 1920 (U.S.C., title 25, sec. 413): Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of reasonable rewards for information leading to arrest and conviction of a person or persons setting forest fires, or taking or otherwise destroying timber, in contravention of law.

For the suppression or emergency prevention of forest fires on or threatening Indian reservations, $15,000, together with $25,000 from funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes of Indians interested: Provided, That not to exceed $50,000 of appropriations herein made for timber operations shall be available upon the approvel of the Secretary of the Interior, for fire-suppression or emergency prevention purposes: Provided further, That any diversions of appropriations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget.

For transfer to the Geological Survey for expenditures to be made in inspecting mines and examining mineral deposits on Indian lands and in supervising mining operations on restricted, tribal, and allotted Indian lands leased under the provisions of the Acts of February 28, 1891 (U.S.C., title 25, secs. 336, 371, 397), May 27, 1908 (35 Stat., p.

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312), March 3,1909 (U.S.C., title 25, sec. 396), and other Acts authorizing the leasing of such lands for mining purposes, $80,000.

For the purpose. of obtaining remunerative employment for Indians, $40,000.

For the purpose of developing agriculture and stock raising among the Indians, including necessary personnel, traveling and other expenses, and purchase of supplies and equipment, $625,000, of which not to exceed $15,000 may be used to conduct agricultural experiments and demonstrations on Indian school or agency farms and to maintain a supply of suitable plants or seed for issue to Indians, and not to exceed $30,000 may be used for the operation and maintenance of a sheep-breeding station on the Navajo Reservation: Provided, That the unexpended balance of the appropriation of $60,000 contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1936, for the establishment of a sheep-breeding station on the Navajo Reservation, is continued available during the fiscal year 1938 for the construction of quarters for employees assigned to such station.

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, $215,000, which sum may be used for the purchase of seeds, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary, and for advances to Indians having irrigable allotments to assist them in the development and cultivation thereof, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, to enable Indians to become self- supporting: Provided, That the expenditures for the purposes above set forth shall be under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for repayment to the United States on or before June 30, 1943, except in the case of loans on irrigable lands for permanent improvement of said lands, in which the period for repayment may run for not exceeding twenty years, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That except for the Navajo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico not to exceed $25,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall be expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe of Indians: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to make advances from this appropriation to old, disabled, or indigent Indian allottees, for their support, to remain a charge and lien against their land until paid: Provided further, That not to exceed 15,000 may be advanced to worthy Indian youths to enable them to take educational courses, including courses in nursing, home economics, forestry, and other industrial subjects in colleges, universities, or other institutions, and advances so made shall be reimbursed in not to exceed eight years, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided further, That not to exceed $50,000 may be advanced to the Navajo Tribe of Indians for the purchase, feeding, sale, or other disposition of sheep, goats, and other livestock belonging to the Navajo Indians.

Industrial assistance (tribal funds): For the construction of homes for individual members of the tribes the purchase for sale to them of seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, building material, and other equipment and supplies; and for advances to old, disabled, or indigent Indians for their support and burial, and Indians having irrigable allotments to assist them in the development and cultivation thereof, to be immediately available, $66,600, payable from tribal funds as follows: Seminole, Florida, $6,000; Fort Totten (Devils Lake), North Dakota, $600; Rosebud, South Dakota, $10,000; Sho-

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shone, Wyoming, $50,000; and the unexpended balances of funds available under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1937, and the Act of June 27, 1932 (47 Stat., p. 335), are hereby continued available during the fiscal year 1938: Provided, That the expenditures for the purposes above set forth shall be under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for repayment to the United States on or before June 30, 1943, except in the case of loans on irrigable lands for permanent improvement of said lands in which the period for repayment may run for not exceeding twenty years, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and advances to old, disabled, or indigent Indians for their support and burial, which shall remain a charge and lien against their land until paid: Provided further, That advances may be made to worthy Indian youths to enable them to take educational courses, including courses in nursing, home economics, forestry, and other industrial subjects in colleges, universities, or other institutions and advances so made shall be reimbursed in not to exceed eight years under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided further, That all moneys reimbursed during the fiscal year 1938 shall be credited to the respective appropriations and be available for the purposes of this paragraph: Provided further, That funds available under this paragraph may be used for the establishment and operation of tribal enterprises when proposed by Indian tribes and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and revenues derived therefrom shall be covered into the Treasury to the credit of the respective tribes.

For an additional amount to be added to the appropriations heretofore made, for the establishment of a revolving fund for the purpose of making and administering loans to Indian chartered corporations in accordance with the act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat., p. 986) and of making and administering loans to individual Indians and to associations or corporate groups of Indians of Oklahoma in accordance with the Act of June 26, 1936 (49 Stat., p. 1967), $520,000, of which amount not to exceed $125,000 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia and in the field, for purchase of equipment and supplies, and for other necessary expenses of administering such loans, including not more than $2,500 for printing and binding.

For the development, under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, of Indian arts and crafts, as authorized by the Act of August 27, 1935 (49 Stat., p. 891) , including personal services, purchase and transportation of equipment and supplies, purchase of periodicals, directories, and books of reference, purchase and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, telegraph and telephone services, cost of packing, crating, drayage, and transportation of personal effects of employees upon permanent change of station, expenses of exhibits and of attendance at meetings concerned with the development of Indian arts and crafts, traveling expenses, including payment of actual transportation expenses and not to exceed $10 per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses of members of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, serving without other compensation from the United States, while absent from their homes, not to exceed $2,500 for printing and binding, and other necessary expenses, $42,500, of which not to exceed $16,000 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay any salary at a rate exceeding $7,500 per annum.

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DEVELOPMENT OF WATER SUPPLY

Developing water supply: For developing and conserving water for domestic and stock purposes on lands of the Navajo and Hopi Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, the Papago Indians in Arizona, and the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, including the purchase and installation of pumping machinery, and other necessary equipment, and for operation and maintenance thereof, $70,000.

IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE

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 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, in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:

Miscellaneous projects, $23,000; Arizona: Ak Chin, $4,000; Chiu Chui, $4,000; Ganado, $1,500, together with $1,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934; Navajo and Hopi, miscellaneous projects, Arizona and New Mexico, $6,500; Salt River, $5,000; San Xavier, $2,000; California: Coachella Valley, $1,000; Morongo, $4,000; Pala and Rincon, $2,000, together with $2,000, from which expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of said Repeal Act; Colorado: Southern Ute, $11,000, together with $4,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the said Repeal Act; Nevada: Pyramid Lake, $3,000; Walker River, $5,000; Western Shoshone, $4,000; New Mexico: Miscellaneous Pueblos, $25,000; Washington: Colville, $3,500, together with $500, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of said Repeal Act; Lummi Diking Project, $1,000, together with $2,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of said Repeal Act;

For necessary miscellaneous expenses incident to the general administration of Indian irrigation projects, including pay of employees and their traveling and incidental expenses, $60,000;

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, not to exceed $175,000, reimbursable: Provided, That the foregoing amounts 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, but the amount so interchanged shall not exceed in the aggregate 10 per centum of all the amounts so appropriated: Provided further, That the cost of irrigation projects and of operating and maintaining such projects where reimbursement thereof is required by law shall be apportioned on a per-acre basis against the lands under the respective projects and shall be collected by the Secretary of the Interior as required by such law, and any unpaid charges outstanding against such lands shall constitute a first lien thereon which shall be recited in any patent or instrument issued for such lands.

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For operation and maintenance of the San Carlos project for the irrigation of lands in the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona, including not to exceed $2,000 for purchase of land, $76,300, reimbursable, together with $112,200 (operation and maintenance collections) and $161,000 (power revenues), of which latter sum not to exceed $25,000 shall be available for major repairs in case of unforeseen emergencies caused by fire, flood, or storm, from which amounts $112,200 and $161,000, respectively, expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934; in all, $349,500.

For continuing subjugation and for cropping operations on the lands of the Pima Indians in Arizona, there shall be available so much as may be necessary of the revenues derived from these operations and deposited into the Treasury of the United States to the credit of such Indians, and such revenues are hereby made available for payment of irrigation operation and maintenance charges assessed against tribal or allotted lands of said Pima Indians in accordance with tribal resolution of June 16,.1937, and subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, the Pima Indians are hereby authorized to employ an attorney and an accountant for the purpose of advising them in connection with the legality and equity of these operation and maintenance assessments at a cost of not to exceed $2,000 including all expenses connected therewith payable from tribal funds.

For improvement, operation, and maintenance of the pumping plants and irrigation system on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, as provided in the Act of April 4, 1910 (36 Stat., p. 273) , $17,000, reimbursable, together with $20,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

Operation and maintenance, pumping plants, San Carlos Reservation, Arizona (tribal funds): For the operation and maintenance of pumping plants for the irrigation of lands on the San Carlos Reservation, in Arizona, $5,000, 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.

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, $53,338, reimbursable, together with $3,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For improvements, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, Idaho, $23,000, together with $25,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For maintenance and operation, repairs, and purchase of stored waters, irrigation systems, Fort Belknap Reservation, Montana, $14,800, reimbursable, together with $4,200 from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For maintenance and operation of the several units of the Fort Peck project, Montana, including not to exceed four thousand acres

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under the West Side Canal of the Poplar River Division, $7,000, reimbursable, together with $3,000 from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation systems on the Flathead Reservation, Montana, $12,000, reimbursable, together with $90,000 (operation and maintenance collections) and ($45,000 (power revenues), from which amounts of $90,000 and $45,000, respectively, expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934; in all, $147,000.

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation, Montana, including maintenance assessments payable to the Two Leggins Water Users' Association and Bozeman Trail Ditch Company, Montana, properly assessable against lands allotted to the Indians and irrigable thereunder, $5,000, reimbursable, together with $35,000 from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For payment of annual installment of reclamation charges against Paiute Indian lands within the Newlands reclamation project, Nevada, $5,381; and for payment in advance, as provided by district law, of operation and maintenance assessments, including assessments for the operation of drains to the Truckee-Carson irrigation district, which district, under contract, is operating the Newlands reclamation project, $7,029, to be immediately available; in all, $12,410.

For operation and maintenance of the Hogback irrigation project on that part of the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico under the jurisdiction of the Northern Navajo Agency, $15,000, reimbursable, together with $5,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For maintenance and operation of the Fruitlands irrigation project, Navajo Reservation, New Mexico, $14,000, reimbursable, together with $4,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For operation and maintenance assessments on newly reclaimed Indian lands within the Middle Rio Grande conservancy district, New Mexico, $11,250, or so much thereof as may be necessary, reimbursable.

For improvements, maintenance, and operation of miscellaneous irrigation projects on the Klamath Reservation, $1,000, reimbursable, together with $4,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts from operation and maintenance collections on the Sand Creek and Modoc Point units covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For continuing operation and maintenance and betterment of the irrigation system to irrigate allotted lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes in Utah, authorized under the Act of June 21, 1906 (34 Stat., p. 375), $20,000, reimbursable, together with $38,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in. accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For operation and maintenance of the Wapato irrigation and drainage system, and auxiliary units thereof, Yakima Indian Reservation,

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Washington, $1,000, reimbursable, together with $156:000 (collections from the water users on the Wapato-Satus, Toppenish-Simcoe, and Ahtanum units), from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For reimbursement to the reclamation fund the proportionate expense of operation and maintenance of the reservoirs for furnishing stored water to lands in the Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, in accordance with the provisions of section 22 of the Act of August 1,1914 (38 Stat., p. 604), $14,000.

For operation and maintenance of irrigation systems within the ceded and diminished portions of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, including the Indians' pro-rata share of the cost of operation and maintenance of the Riverton-Le Clair irrigation district and the Big Bend drainage district on the ceded reservation, $30,000, reimbursable, together with $16,500 from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For the construction, repair, and rehabilitation of irrigation systems on Indian reservations; for the purchase or rental of equipment, tools, and appliances; for the acquisition of rights-of-way, and payment of damages in connection with such irrigation systems; for the development of domestic and stock water and water for subsistence gardens; for the purchase of water rights, ditches, and lands needed for such projects; and for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights, as follows:

Arizona: Colorado River, as authorized by and in accordance with section 2 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, approved August 30, 1935 (49 Stat., pp. 1039, 1040), $500,000, reimbursable, and in addition thereto the Secretary of the Interior may also incur obligations and enter into a contract or contracts not exceeding the total amount of $750,000 and his action in so doing shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the Federal Government for the payment of the cost thereof, and appropriations hereafter made for continuing construction of this project shall be available for the purpose of discharging the obligation or obligations so created; Fort Apache, $10,000, reimbursable; Hopi, $25,000, reimbursable; Navajo, Arizona and New Mexico, $60,000, reimbursable; Salt River, $650,000, reimbursable; San Xavier, $30,000, reimbursable;

California: Mission, $25,000, reimbursable; Sacramento, $25,000, reimbursable;

Montana: Flathead, including $51,275, Camas division betterment, $251,275, reimbursable; Crow, $200,000, reimbursable; Fort Belknap, $12,000, reimbursable;

Nevada: Western Shoshone, $100,000, reimbursable;
New Mexico: Mescalero, $16,000, reimbursable; Pueblo, $75,000,reimbursable;

Utah: Navajo, $10,000, reimbursable; Uncompahgre, $10,000, reimbursable;

Washington: Colville, $15,000, reimbursable; Wapato, $35,000, reimbursable;

Miscellaneous garden tracts, $60,000;

For administrative expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, and not to exceed $3,000 for printing and binding, $60,000, reimbursable;

In all, $2,169,275, to be immediately available, which amount, together, with the unexpended balances of funds made available under

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this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1937, shall remain available until June 30, 1938: Provided, That the foregoing amounts may be used interchangeably in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, but not more than 10 per centum of any specific amount shall be transferred to any other amount, and no appropriation shall be increased by more than 15 per centum.

EDUCATION

For the support of Indian schools not otherwise provided for, and for other Indian educational purposes, including educational facilities authorized by treaty provisions, care of Indian children of school age attending public and private schools, and tuition and other assistance for Indian pupils attending public schools, $5,896,950: Provided, That not to exceed $20,000 of this appropriation may be used for the support and education of deaf and dumb or blind, physically handicapped, or mentally deficient Indian children: Provided further, That $60,000 of this appropriation shall be available for subsistence of pupils in reservation and nonreservation boarding schools during summer months: Provided further, That not more than $15,000 of the amount, herein appropriated may be expended for the tuition (which may be paid in advance) of Indian pupils attending vocational or higher educational institutions, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided further, That formal contracts shall not be required, for compliance with section 3744 of the Revised Statutes (U.S.C., title 41, sec. 16), for payment (which may be made from the date of admission) of tuition and for care of Indian pupils attending public and private schools, higher educational institutions, or schools for the deaf and dumb, blind, physically handicapped, or mentally deficient.

Support of Indian schools from tribal funds: For the support of Indian schools, and for other educational purposes, including care of Indian children of school age attending public and private schools, tuition and other assistance for Indian pupils attending public schools, and support and education of deaf and dumb or blind, physically handicapped, or mentally deficient Indian children, there may be expended from Indian tribal funds and from school revenues arising under the Act of May 17, 1926 (U.S.C., title 25, sec. 155), not more than $312,995, including not to exceed $63,750 for payment of tuition for Chippewa Indian children enrolled in public schools and care of children of school age attending private schools in the State of Minnesota, payable from 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 (25 Stat., p. 645) Provided, That formal contracts shall not be required, for compliance with section 3744 of the Revised Statutes (U.S.C.; title 41, sec. 16), for payment (which may be made from the date of admission) of tuition and for care of Indian pupils attending public schools, or schools for the deaf and dumb, blind, physically handicapped, or mentally deficient.

Education, Osage Nation, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the education of unallotted Osage Indian children in the Saint Louis Mission Boarding School, Oklahoma, $2,000, payable from funds held in trust by the United States for the Osage Tribe.

For reimbursable loans to Indians for the payment of tuition and other expenses in recognized vocational and trade schools, including colleges and universities offering recognized vocational, trade, and

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professional courses, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat., p. 986), and for apprentice training in manufacturing and other commercial establishments, $50,000, and the unexpended balance of the appropriation available for the fiscal year 1937 is continued available until June 30, 1938: Provided, That not more than $50,000 of the amount available for the fiscal year 1938 shall be available for loans to Indian students pursuing liberal-arts courses in high schools and colleges: Provided further, That advances made under this authoriaztion shall be reimbursed in not to exceed eight years, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of buildings at Indian schools not otherwise provided for, including the purchase of necessary lands and the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, sewer, and water systems in connection therewith, $390,000.

Construction, enlargement, or improvement of public-school buildings: The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $931,000 contained in the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935, for cooperation with public-school districts in the construction, enlargement, or improvement of local public elementary or high schools, including purchase of necessary equipment, as authorized by and in conformity with numerous Acts of the Seventy-fourth Congress approved June 7, 1935, and June 11, 1935, is hereby continued available for the same purposes and under the same conditions until June 30, 1938.

The appropriation of $125,000 contained in the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935, and continued available by the Act of June 22, 1936 (49 Stat., p. 1773), for cooperating with the public-school board of Shannon County, South Dakota, for the construction of a consolidated public high-school building at Pine Ridge, South Dakota, is hereby made available until June 30, 1938, for the same purposes and under the same conditions as specified in the said Act of June 22, 1936.

The appropriation of $100,000 contained in the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935, for cooperating with public school districts in Glacier County, Montana, in the improvement and extension of school buildings to be available to both Indian and white children, as authorized by the Act of June 5, 1935 (49 Stat. L. 327), is hereby made available under the same conditions as specified in the said Second Deficiency Appropriation Act until June 30, 1938, for improvement and extension of school buildings in rural communities in District Numbered 9, Glacier County, as well as other public school districts within said county.

For cooperation with Wellpinit School District No. 49, Stevens County, Washington, for the construction and equipment of a public-school building in the vicinity of Wellpinit, Washington, as authorized by the Act of May 15, 1936 (49 Stat., p. 1273) , $75,000: Provided, That plans and specifications for construction and equipment shall be furnished by local or State authorities, without cost to the United States, and upon approval thereof by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, actual work shall proceed under the direction of such local or State officials. Payment for work in place shall be made monthly, on vouchers properly certified by local officials of the Indian Service: Provided further, That any amount expended hereunder shall be recouped by the United States within a period of thirty years, commencing ,with the date of occupancy of the project, through reducing

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the annual Federal tuition payments for the education of Indian pupils enrolled in public or high schools of the district involved, or by the acceptance of Indian pupils in such school without cost to the United States; and in computing the amount of recoupment for such project, interest at 3 per centum per annum shall be included on unrecouped balances.

For support and education of Indian pupils at the following nonreservation boarding schools in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:

Phoenix, Arizona: For four hundred pupils, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $142,000 ; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $25,000; in all, $167,000

Sherman Institute, Riverside, California: For six hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $221,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $23,500; in all, $244,500;

Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas: For six hundred and twenty-five pupils, including not to exceed $2,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $212,500; for pay of superintendent., drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including necessary drainage work, $24,000; for purchase of printing equipment, $6,500; in all, $243,000;

Pipestone, Minnesota: For three hundred pupils, $97,750; for pay of superintendent., drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $16,000; in all, $113,750 ;

Carson City, Nevada: For five hundred and twenty-five pupils, $168,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $18,000; in all, $186,500;

Albuquerque, New Mexico: For six hundred pupils, $204,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $24,000; in all, $228,000;

Santa Fe, New Mexico: For four hundred pupils, $142,000; for drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $13,000; in all, $155,000;

Wahpeton, North Dakota: For three hundred pupils, $97,250; for ay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $13,000; in all, $110,250;

Chilocco, Oklahoma: For six hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $2,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $221,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $24,000; for purchase of printing equipment, $6,000; in all, $251,000;

Sequoyah Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma For three hundred and fifty orphan Indian children of the State of Oklahoma belonging to the restricted class, $114,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $14,000; in all, $128,250;

Carter Seminary, Oklahoma: For one hundred and sixty-five pupils, $57,525; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $64,525;

Euchee, Oklahoma: For one hundred and fifteen pupils, $41,025; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $48,025;

Eufaula, Oklahoma: For one hundred and forty pupils, $48,650; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $55,650;

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Jones Academy, Oklahoma : For one hundred and seventy-five pupils, $61,125; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all. $68,125;

Wheelock Academy, Oklahoma : For one hundred and thirty pupils, $45,050; for pay of principal, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $52,050;

Chemawa, Salem, Oregon: For three hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $121,750; for local vocational-training program directed from the school, $20,500 ; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $18,000; in all, $160,250.

Flandreau, South Dakota: For four hundred and fifty pupils $159,150; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $18,000; in all, $177,750;

Pierre, South Dakota: For three hundred pupils, $97,750; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $18,000; in all, $115,750: Provided, That the amount available during the fiscal year 1937 for the acquisition of lands adjacent to this school is hereby continued available for the same purpose until June 30,1938;

In all, for above-named nonreservation boarding schools, not to exceed $2,569,375: Provided, That 10 per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably for expenditures for similar purposes in the various boarding schools named, but not more than 10 per centum shall be added to the amount appropriated for any one of said boarding schools or for any particular item within any boarding school. Any such interchanges shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget.

For tuition and for care and other assistance for Indian pupils attending public schools and special Indian day schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, $397,200, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior and under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him: Provided, That not to exceed $21,500 may be expended for the payment of salaries of public-school teachers, employed by the State, county, or district in special Indian day schools in full-blood Indian communities, where there are not adequate white day schools available for their attendance.

For an additional amount for education of natives of Alaska, fiscal year 1937, to remain available until June 30, 1938, $55,000, and the limitation in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1937 on the amount which may be expended under this head for freight and operation and repair of vessels is hereby increased from $65,000 to $120,000.

Natives in Alaska: To enable the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction, to provide for support and education and relief of destitution of the Eskimos; Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska, including necessary traveling expenses of pupils to and from boarding schools in Alaska; purchase, repair, and rental of school buildings, including purchase of necessary lands; text-books and industrial apparatus; pay and necessary traveling expenses of superintendents, teachers, physicians, and other employees; repair, equipment, maintenance, and operation of vessels; and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, $690,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until June 30, 1939: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress covering expenditures from the amount herein provided fox relief of destitution.

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CONSERVATION OF HEALTH

For conservation of health among Indians, including equipment, materials, and supplies; repairs and improvements to buildings and plants; compensation and traveling expenses of officers and employees and renting of quarters for them when necessary; transportation of patients and attendants to and from hospitals and sanatoria; returning to their former homes and interring the remains of deceased patients; and not exceeding $25,000 for clinical surveys and general medical research in connection with tuberculosis, trachoma, and venereal and other disease conditions among Indians, including cooperation with State and other organizations engaged in similar work and payment of traveling expenses of physicians, nurses, and other persons whose services are donated by such organizations, and including printing and binding circulars and pamphlets for use in preventing and suppressing trachoma and other contagious and infectious diseases, $4,595,690, including not to exceed $3,332,220 for the following-named hospitals and sanatoria:

Arizona: Indian Oasis Hospital, $25,220; Kayenta Sanatorium, $52,000; Fort Defiance Sanatorium and Southern Navajo General Hospital, $158,780; Phoenix Sanatorium, $86,900; Pima Hospital, $27,600; Truxton Canyon Hospital, $14,000; Western Navajo Hospital, $38,300; Chin Lee Hospital, $15,000; Fort Apache Hospital, $29,700; Hopi Hospital, $40,000; Leupp Hospital, $27,800; San Carlos Hospital, $32,300; Tohatchi Hospital, $17.200; Colorado River Hospital, $23,000; San Xavier Sanatorium, $42,500; Phoenix Hospital, $42,000; Winslow Sanatorium, $45,960;

California: Hoopa Valley Hospital, $25,000; Soboba Hospital, $22,000; Fort Bidwell Hospital, $20,600; Fort Yuma Hospital, $20,000;

Colorado: Ute Mountain Hospital, $15,000; Edward T. Taylor Hospital, $26,700;

Idaho: Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, $90,000; Fort Hall Hospitals, $17,000;

Iowa: Sac and Fox Sanatorium, $75,000;

Minnesota: Pipestone Hospital, $22,500; Cass Lake Hospital, $30,000; Fond du Lac Hospital, $20,000; Red Lake Hospital, $20,000; White Earth Hospital, $20,000;

Mississippi: Choctaw Hospital, $25,000;

Montana: Blackfeet Hospital, $40,000; Fort Peck Hospital, $26,400; Crow Agency Hospital $34,000; Fort Belknap Hospital, $30,000; Tongue River Hospital, $28,000;

Nebraska: Winnebago Hospital, $47,000;

Nevada: Carson Hospital, $23,000; Walker River Hospital, $23,000; Western Shoshone Hospital, $20,000

New Mexico: Albuquerque sanatorium,$104,660; Jicarilla Hospital and Sanatorium, $61,000; Mescalero Hospital, $24,000; Eastern Navajo Hospital, $32,000; Northern Navajo Hospital, $39,700; Taos Hospital, $20,000; Zuni Hospital, $50,000; Albuquerque Hospital, $53,100; Charles H. Burke Hospital, $24,000; Santa Fe Hospital, $49,000; Toadlena Hospital, $13,000;

North Carolina: Cherokee Hospital, $22,000;

North Dakota: Turtle Mountain Hospital, $41,600; Fort Berthold Hospital, $18,000; Fort Totten Hospital, $23,000; Standing Rock Hospital, $38,000; Fort Totten Preventorium, $20 000;

Oklahoma: Cheyenne and Arapahoe Hospital, $36,000; Choctaw and Chickasaw Sanatorium and general Hospital, $105,000; Shaw-

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nee Sanatorium, $100,000; Claremore Hospital, $76,300; Clinton Hospital, $20,000; Pawnee and Ponca Hospital, $36,000; Kiowa Hospital, $122,700; William W. Hastings Hospital, $37,500;

Oregon: Warm Springs Hospital, $20,000;

South Dakota: Crow Creek Hospital, $22,000; Pine Ridge Hospitals, $50,000; Rosebud Hospital, $40,000; Yankton Hospital, $23,000; Cheyenne River Hospital, $35,000; Sioux Sanatorium, $75,000; Sisseton Hospital, $35,000;

Utah: Uintah Hospital, $30,000;

Washington: Yakima Sanatorium, $40,000; Tacoma Sanatorium, $210,000; Tulalip Hospital, $12,600; Colville Hospital, $35,000;

Wisconsin: Hayward Hospital, $40,600; Tomah Hospital, $31,000;

Wyoming: Shoshone, $28,000

Provided, That 10 per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably for expenditures in the various hospitals named, but not more than 10 per centum shall be added to the amount appropriated for any one of said hospitals or for any particular item within any hospital, and any interchange of appropriations hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget: Provided further, That nonreservation boarding schools receiving specific appropriations shall contribute on a per-diem basis for the hospitalization of pupils in hospitals located at such schools and supported from this appropriation.

Sioux Sanatorium and employees' quarters, South Dakota: Funds made available by the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935, and the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1937, for the construction of an Indian sanatorium and employees' quarters, in South Dakota, are hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30, 1938.

Medical relief in Alaska: To enable the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, with the advice and cooperation of the Public Health Service, to provide for the medical and sanitary relief of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska; purchase, repair, rental, and equipment of hospital buildings; not to exceed $1,000 for purchase of land; books and surgical apparatus; pay .and necessary traveling expenses of physicians, nurses, and other employees, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, $370,000, to be available immediately and to remain available until June 30, 1939.

GENERAL SUPPORT AND ADMINISTRATION

For general support of Indians and administration of Indian property, including pay of employees authorized by continuing or permanent treaty provisions, $2,604,600.

For an additional amount for general support of Indians and administration of Indian property, including pay of employees authorized by continuing or permanent treaty provisions, fiscal year 1937, $80,000.

For pay of employees, village improvements, relief of destitution, and such other purposes as ma be requested by the town council of Metlakahtla, Annette Islands eserve, Alaska, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $50,000: Provided, That expenditures hereunder shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

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Reindeer service: For supervision of reindeer in Alaska and instruction in the care and management thereof, including salaries and travel expenses of employees in Alaska, travel expenses of employees of the Indian Service while performing duties in Alaska for the reindeer service, travel expenses of new appointees from Seattle, Washington, to their posts of duty in Alaska, expenses of packing, crating, and transportation (including drayage) of personal effects of employees upon permanent change of station within Alaska, purchase, rental, erection, and repair of range cabins, purchase and maintenance of communication and other equipment, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses, including $3,000 for the purchase and distribution of reindeer, $55,500, to be immediately available.

The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $755 contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1936, for the purchase and distribution of reindeer to natives in Alaska is hereby made available for the same purposes during the fiscal years 1937 and 1938.

For general support of Indians and administration of Indian property under the Jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, in not to exceed the following sums, respectively:

Arizona: Fort Apache, $90,000, of which not to exceed $40,000 may be used for the establishment of a tribal herd, including the construction of necessary buildings; San Carlos, $45,700; Truxton Canyon, $6,500 ; in all, $142,200;

California: Mission, $15,000; Hoopa Valley, $2,500; in all, $17,500;

Idaho: Fort Hall, $4,800;

Iowa: Sac and Fox, $2,000;

Montana: Flathead, $20,000;

Nevada: Carson (Walker River $600, Summit Lake, $7,000, Pyramid Lake, $20,000 , $27,600, which amount shall be available for loans to Indians and for such other purposes as may be recommended by the tribes and approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Western Shoshone, $5,000; in all, $32,600;

North Carolina: Cherokee, $18,000, together with the unexpended balance under this head for the fiscal year 1937;

Oregon: Klamath, $76,650, of which $4,000 shall be available only for traveling and other expenses, including not to exceed $5 per diem in lieu of subsistence, of members of the tribal council, or of representatives of the tribe engaged on business of the tribe at the seat of government; and $6,500 shall be available only for compensation and expenses of attorneys for services rendered and to be rendered during the fiscal years 1937 and 1938 under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior, in accordance with existing law;

Utah: Uintah and Ouray, $7,100, of which amount not to exceed $3,000 shall be available for the payment of an agent employed under a contract, approved by the Secretary of the Interior;

Washington: Puyallup, $1,000 for upkeep of the Puyallup Indian cemetery; Taholah (Quinaielt), $17,800, together with the unexpended balance under this head for the fiscal year 1937; (Neah Bay), $7,500, together with the unexpended balance under this head for the fiscal year 1937 ($4,000 for monthly allowances for care of old and indigent Indians, additional for water supply, $2,500, and $1,000 for burial expenses); Yakima, $250; Tulalip, $1,000; Swinomish, $500; in all $28,050;

Wisconsin: Keshena, $85,500, including $20,000 for monthly allowances, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior

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may prescribe, to old and indigent members of the Menominee Tribe who reside with relatives or friends: Provided, That not more than $14,000 of this appropriation may be used for fees and expenses of attorneys employed under contract, approved by the Secretary of the Interior, during the fiscal years 1936, 1937, and 1938.

In all, not to exceed $434,400.

Support of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota (tribal funds): For general support, administration of property, and promotion of self-support among the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, $44,000, to be paid from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, 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 (25 Stat., p. 645), of which amount not to exceed $40,000 may be expended, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, in aiding indigent Chippewa Indians including boarding-home care of pupils attending public or high schools.

For compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys employed by the Chippewa tribe under a contract, approved by the Secretary of the Interior on April 15,1937, $10,000, payable from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, 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 (25 Stat., p. 645), of which so much as may be necessary shall be available for compensation earned aid expenses incurred during the fiscal year 1937.

There is hereby authorized to be expended o t of the fund "Interest on Judgment Court of Claims, Creek Indian Nation," now standing to the credit of the Creek Nation of Indians in the Treasury of the United States, the sum of not exceeding $2,000 to be paid, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, to attorneys for said Creek Nation of Indians employed under the authority of the Act of Congress approved May 24, 1924 (43 Stat. 139), the payments to be made in such sums as may be necessary to reimburse the attorneys for such proper and necessary expenses as may have been incurred or may be incurred in the investigation of records and preparation, institution, and prosecution of suits of the Creek Nation of Indians against the United States under the above-mentioned Act of May 24, 1924: Provided further, That the claims of the attorneys shall be filed by said attorneys with the Secretary of the Interior and shall be accompanied by the attorneys' itemized and verified statement of the expenditures for expenses and by proper vouchers, and that the claims so submitted shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior.

Expenses of tribal officers, Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the current fiscal year money may be expended from the tribal funds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Tribes for equalization of allotments, per capita and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, salaries and contingent expenses of the governor of the Chickasaw Nation and chief of the Choctaw Nation, one mining trustee for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, at salaries at the rate heretofore paid for the said governor and said chief and $3,000 for the said mining trustee, chief of the Creek Nation at $600 and one attorney each for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes employed under contract approved by the President under existing law: Provided, That the expenses of the above-named officials shall be determined and limited by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs at not to exceed $2,500 each.

Support of Osage. Agency and pay of tribal officers, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the support of the Osage Agency, and for necessary expenses in connection with oil and gas production on the Osage Reservation, Oklahoma, including pay of necessary employees, the tribal attorney and his stenographer. one special attorney in tax and other matters, and pay of tribal officers; payment of damages to individual allottees; repairs to buildings, rent of quarters for employees; traveling expenses, printing, telegraphing, and telephoning, and purchase, repair, and operation of automobiles, $189,180, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That not more than $500 of the foregoing amount may be used for defraying the cost of an appeal in the case of Tucker versus Mullendore: Provided further, That not more than $1,800 may be used for the employment of a curator for the Osage Museum, which employee shall be an Osage Indian and shall be appointed without regard to civil-service laws and regulations upon the recommendation of the Osage tribal council.

For acquisition, rehabilitation, and preservation of the Tuskahoma Council House in Pushmataha County, Choctaw Nation, Oklahoma, $10,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from the fund "Fulfilling treaties with Choctaws, Oklahoma" now to the credit of the Choctaw Indians of Oklahoma, and the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this purpose contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1937, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1938.

Expenses of tribal councils or committees thereof (tribal funds): For traveling and other expenses of members of tribal councils, business committees, or other tribal organizations, when engaged on business of the tribes, including supplies and equipment, not to exceed $5 per diem in lieu of subsistence, and not to exceed five cents per mile for use of personally owned automobiles, and including visits to Washington, District of Columbia, when duly authorized or approved in advance by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, $50,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the particular tribe interested: Provided, That, except for the Navajo Tribe, not more than $5,000 shall be expended from the funds of any one tribe or band of Indians for the purposes herein specified: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for expenses of members of tribal councils, business committees, or other tribal organizations, when in Washington, for more than thirty-day period, unless the Secretary of the Interior shall in writing approve a longer period.

For compensation and expenses of William H. Fuller and Melven Cornish for services rendered the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, under the terms of a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior on May 13, 1935, in the case of the Choctaw Nation versus the United States and the Chickasaw Nation in the United States Court of Claims, case numbered J-231, $15,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the Chickasaw Nation of Indians.

ROADS AND BRIDGES

For maintenance and repair of that portion of the Gall up-Shiprock Highway within the Navajo Reservation, New Mexico, including the purchase of machinery, $20,000, reimbursable: Provided, That other than for supervision and engineering only Indian labor shall be employed for such maintenance and repair work.

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For construction, improvement,, repair, and maintenance of Indian reservation roads under the provisions of the Acts of May 26, 1928 (U.S.C., title 25, sec. 318a), and June 16, 1936 (49 Stat., p. 1521), $3,000,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $11,200 of the foregoing amount may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided further, That not to exceed $100,000 of this appropriation shall be available for purchase, lease, construction or repair of structures for housing road materials, supplies and equipment; and for quarters for road crews but the cost of any structure erected hereunder shall not exceed $7,500.

For cooperation by the Indian Service in the construction of a highway through the Owyhee Canyon connecting the Western Shoshone Reservation in Nevada with the reservoir which is a part of the reservation irrigation project, $40,000.

CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR

For the construction, repair, or rehabilitation of school, agency, hospital, or other buildings and utilities, including the purchase of land and the acquisition of easements or rights-of-way when necessary, and including the purchase of furniture, furnishings, and equipment, as follows:

Alaska: Day schools and quarters, including remodeling of existing buildings, $119,000; hospitals and quarters, $186,000;

Blackfeet; Montana: Remodeling and repairing school buildings, $30,000;

Carson, Nevada: Central heating plant, and rehabilitation of power- distribution lines, $80,000; school building and gymnasium, Walker River, $37,500;

Cheyenne and Arapahoe, Oklahoma: Improvement to heating system, $20,000;

Cheyenne River, South Dakota: Classroom building, $90,600;

Claremore Hospital, Oklahoma: Employees' quarters, $30,000;

Colorado River, Arizona: Telephone line, $8,500; improvement of water supply, $21,000;

Colville, Washington: Improvement of water supply, $30,000;

Consolidated Ute, Colorado: Nurses' home, $15,000; employees' building, $20,000;

Crow, Montana: Improvement of water system, $10,000;

Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma: Improvement of sewer and water systems, Wheelock Academy, $5,000; improvement of sewer system, Jones Academy, $5,000;

Flandreau, South Dakota: Improvement of sewer system, $20,000;

Flathead, Montana: Two dwellings, $16,000;

Fort Berthold, North Dakota: Improvement of water system, $15,000; remodeling hospital, $8,500;

Great Lakes, Wisconsin: Repairs to hospital, Hayward, $14,900; school building, Lac du Flambeau, $147,500;

Keshena, Wisconsin: Day school building, $5,000;

Kiowa, Oklahoma: Riverside, dormitory facilities, $73,000; one cottage, $6,000; Fort Sill, school building, $73,000; one physicians' cottage, $7,500; improvements to sewer system, $20,000;

Navajo, Arizona: General headquarters, employees' building, $72,500; Crown Point, hospital and quarters, $193,000; Fort Defiance, central heating and power plant, $145,000;

Pipestone, Minnesota: Improvement of water system, $12,500;

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Pueblos of New Mexico: For remodeling the Albuquerque school hospital, $22,500;

Red Lake, Minnesota: Improvement of water system, $12,500;

Rosebud, South Dakota : Improvement of sewer system, $20,000;

Seminole, Florida: One dwelling, $6,000;

Shoshone, Wyoming: Improvement of quarters, $58,000;

Tacoma Sanatorium, Washington: Improvement of water system, $8,000;

Tongue River, Montana: Birney day school, including sewer and water systems, and light plant, $30,000;

Turtle Mountain, North Dakota: Day school facilities, $62,500;

Truxton Canyon, Arizona: Improvement of heating system, $10,000;

Uintah and Ouray, Utah: Central heating plant, $50,000; improvement of sewer and water systems, $25,000;

Wahpeton, North Dakota : Improvement of heating system, $10,000;

Western Shoshone, Nevada: Improvement of sewer and water systems, $15,000;

Winnebago, Nebraska: General repairs, $6,000;

For administrative expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; not to exceed $2,500 for printing and binding; purchase of periodicals, directories, and books of reference; purchase and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles; traveling expenses of employees; rent of office and storage space; telegraph and telephone tolls; and all other necessary expenses not specifically authorized herein, $175,000; in all, $2,047,500, to be immediately available and to remain available until June 30, 1939.

ANNUITIES AND PER CAPITA PAYMENTS

For fulfilling treaties with Senecas of New York: For permanent annuity in lieu of interest on stock (Act of February 19, 1831, 4 Stat., p. 442) , $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.

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 for 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 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 fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article 2, treaty of September 24, 1857, and article 3, agreement of November 23, 1892), $30,000.

For payment of Sioux benefits to Indians of the Sioux reservations, as authorized by the Act of March 2, 1889 (25 Stat., p. 895), as amended, $150,000.

The unexpended balances of appropriations made for the benefit of the Saint Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin by the Act of February 14, 1920 (41 Stat., p. 433), and subsequent Acts, and made available by the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1937 for the purchase of material for the repair of homes, for the care of

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aged and indigent Indians of this band, and for other necessary purposes for their benefit, are hereby continued available for the same purposes until expended.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States $105,000 of any funds on deposit to the credit of the Menominee Indians in Wisconsin (except the Menominee Log Funds), and to expend said sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for a per-capita payment of $50 to each enrolled member of the Menominee Tribe: Provided, That such payment shall be in lieu of the payment authorized by the Act of June 15, 1934 (48 Stat., p. 964), for the fair market stumpage value of timber cut on the Menominee Reservation during the fiscal year 1937: Provided further, That in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior the payment herein authorized may be made in two installments.

For payment of interest on moneys held in trust for the several Indian tribes, as authorized by various Acts of Congress, $500,000.

Appropriations herein made for the support of Indians and administration of Indian property, the support of schools, including nonreservation boarding schools and for conservation of health among Indians shall be available for the maintenance and operation of central garages and shops, including the purchase of parts and supplies, and such appropriations may be reimbursed for services rendered or supplies furnished by such garages or shops to any activity of the Indian Service.

When, in the judgment of the Secretary of the Interior, it is necessary for accomplishment of the purposes of appropriations herein made for the Indian field service, such appropriations shall be available for purchase of ice, for rubber boots for use of employees, for travel expenses of employees on official business, and for the cost of packing, crating, drayage, and transportation of personal effects of employees upon permanent change of station.

The appropriations for education of natives of Alaska and medical relief in Alaska shall be available for the payment of traveling expenses of new appointees from Seattle, Washington, to their posts of duty in Alaska., and of traveling expenses, packing, crating, and transportation (including drayage) of personal effects of employees upon permanent change of station within Alaska, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

Mineral leasing: For the enforcement of the provisions of the Acts of October 20, 1914 (U.S.C., title 48, sec. 435), October 2, 1917 (U.S.C., title 30, sec. 141), February 25, 1920 (U.S.C., title 30, sec. 181), as amended, and March 4, 1921 (U.S.C., title 48, sec. 444), and other Acts relating to the mining and recovery of minerals on Indian and public lands and naval petroleum reserves; and for every other expense incident thereto, including supplies, equipment, expenses of travel and subsistence, the construction, maintenance, and repair of necessary camp buildings and appurtenances thereto, $315,000, of which amount not to exceed $60,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

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Glacier National Park, Montana: For administration, protection, and maintenance, including necessary repairs to the roads from Glacier Park Station through the Blackfeet Indian Reservation to the various points in the boundary line of the Glacier National Park and the international boundary, including not exceeding $3,000 for the purchase, maintenance, operation, and repair of motor-driven passenger-carrying vehicles for the use of the superintendent and employees in connection with general park work, $189,120.

Roads and Trails, National Park Service: For the construction, reconstruction, and improvement of roads and trails, inclusive of necessary bridges, in the national parks, monuments, and other areas administered by the National Park Service, including the Boulder Dam Recreational Area, and other areas authorized to be established as national parks and monuments, and national park and monument approach roads authorized by the Act of January 31, 1931 (U.S.C., title 16, secs. 8a and 8b), as amended, including the roads from Glacier Park Station through the Blackfeet Indian Reservation to various points in the boundary line of the Glacier National Park and the international boundary, $4,500,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $60,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia during the fiscal year 1938.

SEC. 2.

Appropriations herein made, for field work under the Office of the Secretary, the General Land Office, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Geological Survey, the Bureau of Mines, and the National Park Service shall be available for the hire, with or without personal services, of work animals and animal-drawn and motor-propelled vehicles and equipment.

Approved, August 9, 1937.


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