INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SEVENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1937
Chap. 108  | Chap. 111 | Chap. 114 | Chap. 123 | Chap. 227 | Chap. 270 | Chap. 277 | Chap. 280 | Chap. 281 | Chap. 283 | Chap. 396 | Chap. 404 | Chap. 406 | Chap. 527 | Chap. 529 | Chap. 570 | Chap. 592 | Chap. 649 | Chap. 651 | Chap. 701 | Chap. 702 | Chap. 725 | Chap. 757 | Chap. 759 | Chap. 768 | Chap. 770 | Chap. 772 | Chap. 778 | Chap. 779 | Chap. 866 | Chap. 868 | Chap. 874 | Chap. 875 | Chap. 890 | Chap. 897

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Chapter 702
August 19, 1937. | [H. R. 6914.] 50 Stat., 700.

An Act To authorize the acquisition by the United States of certain tribally owned lands of the Indians of the Shoshone or Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming, for the Wind River irrigation project

Margin Notes
Chap. 702 Shoshone Indian Reservation, Wyo. Acquisition of tribal lands for Wind River irrigation project.
Chap. 702 Description.
Chap. 702 Deposit to credit of Indians.
Chap. 702 Proviso. Extinguishment of title, 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 Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to acquire on behalf of the United States for the use and benefit of the Wind River Indian irrigation project, Shoshone Indian Reservation, Wyoming, at the appraised value thereof, the east half southeast quarter section 8; the east half northeast quarter and northwest quarter southeast quarter section 17; the north half north half northeast quarter section 20; and the north half northwest quarter northwest quarter section 21, all in township 1 south, range 2 west, Wind River Meridian, Wyoming, and not to exceed $650 of the allotment made by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works to the Indian Service for Federal project 266-Indian, may be used for this purpose. The amount herein authorized shall be deposited to the credit of the Indians of the Shoshone Reservation as proceeds of

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labor, Shoshone and Arapahoe Indians, Wyoming, and shall be subject to expenditure pursuant to the provisions of existing laws: Provided, That such deposit of funds shall operate as a full, complete, and perfect extinguishment of all right, title and interest the Indians may possess in and to the land herein descried.

Approved, August 19, 1937.


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