INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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Chapter 187
May 9, 1938.  | [H. R. 9621.] 52 Stat., 291.

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30,1939, and for other purposes
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 187 Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1939.
Chap. 187 Professional, etc., books, periodicals, etc.
Chap. 187 Additional sums for designated offices.
Chap. 187 General Land Office.
Chap. 187 General expenses.
Chap. 187 Oklahoma. Payment to, from royalties, south half of Red River.
42 Stat., 1448. 30 U.S.C. § 233.
In lieu of State, etc., taxes.
Chap. 187 41 Stat., 450. 30 U.S.C. § 191.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Limitation.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 187 Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Chap. 187 Salaries.
Chap. 187 General expenses.
Chap. 187 Traveling, etc., expenses. Radio, etc., tolls.
Chap. 187 Supplies; purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Restriction on payments
Chap. 187 Maintenance of law and order on Indian reservations.
Chap. 187 Agency, etc., buildings. Lease, purchase, etc.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Construction costs.
Chap. 187 Tribal organizations, expenses.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 986; ante, 378; 49 Stat., 378, 1250, 1967; ante, 432, 465, 498. 25 U.SC. § 476.
25 U,S.C., Supp. III, §§ 478a, 478b;
48 U.S.C., Supp. III, §§ 358a, 362; 25 U.S.C., Supp. III, § 501.
Services in the District.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Traveling allowances.
Chap. 187 Expenditures in New Mexico.
Chap. 187 Vehicles, Indian Service. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Transportation of Indian school pupils. Purchase and exchange.
Chap. 187 Replacement of destroyed. etc., property.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Report of diversions to Congress.
Chap. 187 Attendance at meetings.
Chap. 187 Indian lands.
Chap. 187 Pueblo Indians, N. Mex. Land and water rights, etc. Purchase of, from tribal funds. Per capita payments excepted.
Chap. 187 43 Stat., 636, vol. 4. 454.
Funds continued available.
50 Stat., 571; ante, 522.
Chap. 187 Compensation for loss of land and water rights.
Chap. 187 43 Stat., 636, vol. 4, 454; 48 Stat., 109; ante, 337.
Chap. 187 Pueblos designated.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Acquisition of lands, water rights, etc.
48 Stat. 109; ante, 337.
Chap. 187 Compensation to non-Indian claimants, Pueblo lands, N. Mex. 50 Stat., 572; ante, 523.
Chap. 187 Navajo Indians, Ariz. Purchase of land reimbursable. Reappropriation.
48 Stat., 1033; ante, 384.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 961; ante, 349.
Chap. 187 Navajo Indians, Ariz. Purchase of land, from tribal funds.
48 Stat., 960; ante, 348.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Restriction on expenditure.
Chap. 187 Mineral, etc., reservation.
Chap. 187 Lease of lands and water rights.
Chap. 187 Acquisition of lands, etc.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 984; ante, 378.
Chap. 187 Balance reappropriated.
Chap. 187 50 Stat., 573; ante, 524.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Contracts.
Chap. 187 Restriction on use of funds.
Chap. 187 Restricted Indian land, balance for payment of taxes, etc., continued available.
50 Stat., 573; ante, 524.
Chap. 187 49 Stat., 1542; ante, 471. 25 U.S.C., Supp. III, § 412a.
Chap. 187 Confederated Bands of Utes, Utah. Purchase of additional lands, etc.
50 Stat., 578; ante, 524.
Chap. 187 Cheyenne River Reservation, S. Dak. Purchase of land. etc.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Title to land.
Chap. 187 Balance continued available.
50 Stat., 573; ante, 524.
Chap. 187 Choctaws and Chickasaws, Okla., land surveys.
Chap. 187 Industrial assistance and advancement. Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Restriction on use of funds.
Chap. 187 Timber sales, etc., expenses; reimbursable.
Chap. 187 41 Stat., 415, vol. 4, 288. 25 U.S.C. § 413.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Rewards for information.
Chap. 187 Suppression, etc., of forest fires.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Additional amount available.
Chap. 187 Report of diversions to Congress.
Chap. 187 Geological Survey. Transfers of sums to, for supervising mining operations.
Chap. 187 26 Stat., 794, vol. 1, 56; 35 Stat., 312, 444, 783, vol. 3, 351, 356, 390.
25 U.S.C. §§ 336, 371, 396, 397.
Reimbursement.
41 Stat., 415, vol. 4. 238. 25 U.S.C. § 413.
Chap. 187 Obtaining employment for Indians.
Chap. 187 Development of agriculture and stock raising. Agricultural experiments and demonstrations.
Chap. 187 Navajo sheep breeding station.
Chap. 187 Loans to encourage industry, etc.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Conditions for repayment.
Chap. 187 Loans on irrigable lands.
Chap. 187 Limitation; exception.
Chap. 187 Advances to old, etc., allottees.
Chap. 187 Advances to Indian youths for educational purposes.
Chap. 187 Reimbursement.
Chap. 187 Purchase, disposition of sheep and other livestock.
50 Stat., 574; ante, 525
Chap. 187 Industrial assistance. Construction of homes, purchase of seed equipment, etc. Advances to old, etc., Indians.
Chap. 187 50 Stat., 575; ante, 525; 47 Stat., 335; ante, 288.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Conditions for repayment.
Chap. 187 Loans on irrigable lands.
Chap. 187 Advances to old, etc., Indians.
Chap. 187 Advances to Indian youths for educational purposes; reimbursement.
Chap. 187 Credits and availability.
Chap. 187 Establishment of tribal enterprises.
Chap. 187 Loans from revolving fund.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 986; ante, 379. 25 U.S.C. § 470.
Additional amount, revolving fund for loans.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 986; ante, 379.
Loans to individual Indians, etc.
49 Stat., 1967; ante, 498. 25 U.S.C., Supp. III, § 501.
Services in the District.
Chap. 187 Indian arts and crafts, development.
Chap. 187 49 Stat., 891; ante, 445. 25 U.S.C., Supp. III, § 305.
Vehicles.
Chap. 187 Arts and Crafts Board, expenses.
Chap. 187 Printing and binding.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Salary restriction.
Chap. 187 Water supply.
Chap. 187 Developing and conserving, in Arizona and New Mexico.
Chap. 187 Irrigation and drainage.
Chap. 187 Construction, maintenance etc., of designated projects.
Chap. 187 Miscellaneous projects. Limitation.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 726c.
Chap. 187 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 187 Total; reimbursable.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Amounts interchangeable; limitation.
Chap. 187 Apportionment of expenses on per-acre basis.
Chap. 187 Unpaid charges a first lien.
Chap. 187 Sam Carlos project, Ariz. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Emergencies.
Chap. 187 Limitation.
48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 187 Pima Indians, Ariz. Subjugation and cropping operations on lands of.
Chap. 187 Irrigation operation, etc., charges.
Chap. 187 Colorado River Reservation, Ariz. Maintenance, etc., of system.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 432.
Reimbursable.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Operation, etc., of pumping plants.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 187 Yuma Reservation, Calif.-Ariz. Reclamation, etc., charges.
Chap. 187 Fort Hall system, Idaho. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Limitation.
48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Fort Belknap Reservation. Mont. Maintenance, etc., of system.
Chap. 187 Limitation.
48 Stat., 1227 ; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Fort Peck project, Mont. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Limitation.
Chap. 187 Flathead Reservation, Mont. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Limitation.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Crow Reservation, Mont. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389.
Chap. 187 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 187 Newlands project, Nev. Payment of charges against Paiute lands. Drains to Truckee-Carson district.
Chap. 187 Navajo Reservation, N. Mex. Operation of Hogback project.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 187 Fruitlands project, N. Mex. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 187 Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, N. Mex. Maintenance, etc. Final payment to.
Chap. 187 45 Stat., 312; ante, 34.
Reimbursement.
Chap. 187 Klamath Reservation, Oreg. Operation of projects on; limitation.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 187 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes in Utah. Irrigation of allotted lands.
34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 248.
Reimbursable.
48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Wapato system, maintenance, etc. Yakima Reservation, Wash.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C. § 725c.
Chap. 187 Reimbursement to reclamation fund for reservoir maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 38 Stat., 604, vol. 4, 33.
Chap. 187 Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Riverton-Le Clair district. Big Bend district.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C, § 725c.
Irrigation and drainage. Construction, maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Arizona.
Chap. 187 49 Stat., 1040; ante, 448.
Contracts.
Chap. 187 San Carlos, additional power.
Chap. 187 California.
Chap. 187 Colorado.
Chap. 187 Montana.
Chap. 187 Nevada.
Chap. 187 New Mexico.
Chap. 187 Oregon.
Chap. 187 Utah.
Chap. 187 Washington.
Chap. 187 Wyoming.
Chap. 187 Miscellaneous garden tracts.
Chap. 187 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 187 Printing and binding.
Chap. 187 Availability.
Chap. 187 50 Stat., 580; ante, 530.
Chap. 187 Proviso.
Chap. 187 Amounts interchangeable.
Chap. 187 Education.
Chap. 187 Support of Indian schools, etc.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Deaf and dumb or blind, etc.
Chap. 187 Subsistence, boarding schools.
Chap. 187 Vocational, etc., courses, tuition.
Chap. 187 Formal contracts not required.
R. S. § 3744 41 U.S.C. § 16.
Chap. 187 Printing and binding, limitation.
Chap. 187 Travel outside continental United States, limitation.
Chap. 187 Support of schools from tribal funds.
Chap. 187 44 Stat., 560, vol. 4, 548. 25 U.S.C. § 155.
Chippewas in Minnesota.
Chap. 187 25 Stat, 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Formal contracts not required.
R. S. § 3744. 41 U.S.C. § 16.
Chap. 187 Saint Louis Mission Boarding School, Okla. Osage pupils.
Chap. 187 Vocational and trade schools, educational loans; reimbursable.
Chap. 187 48 Stat., 986, ante, 379. 25 U.S.C. § 471.
Balance continued available.
50 Stat., 581; ante, 531.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Liberal-arts courses.
Chap. 187 Advances, reimbursable.
Chap. 187 School buildings. Lease, improvement, etc.
Chap. 187 Nonreservation boarding schools. Support, etc., of designated.
Chap. 187 Phoenix, Ariz.
Chap. 187 Sherman Institute, Riverside, Calif.
Chap. 187 Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Hans.
Chap. 187 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 187 Carson City, Nev.
Chap. 187 Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Chap. 187 Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Chap. 187 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 187 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 187 Sequoyah Orphan Training School, Okla.
Chap. 187 Carter Seminary, Okla.
Chap. 187 Euchee, Okla.
Chap. 187 Eufaula, Okla.
Chap. 187 Jones Academy, Okla.
Chap. 187 Wheelock Academy, Okla.
Chap. 187 Chemawa, Sa1em, Oreg.
Chap. 187 Flandreau. S. Dak.
Chap. 187 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 187 Total, nonreservation boarding schools.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Sums interchangeable.
Chap. 187 Report to Congress.
Chap. 187 Pupils attending public or Indian day schools in designated nations, etc.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Employment of public-schoolteachers where facilities inadequate.
Chap. 187 Alaska natives. Support, education, relief of destitution, etc. Miscellaneous expenses.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Report to Congress.
Chap. 187 Authority to incur obligations.
Chap. 187 Conservation of health.
Chap. 187 Designated expenses.
Chap. 187 Suppressing trachoma, etc.
Chap. 187 Allotments to specified hospitals.
Chap. 187 Arizona.
Chap. 187 California.
Chap. 187 Colorado.
Chap. 187 Idaho.
Chap. 187 Iowa.
Chap. 187 Minnesota.
Chap. 187 Mississippi.
Chap. 187 Montana.
Chap. 187 Nebraska.
Chap. 187 Nevada.
Chap. 187 New Mexico.
Chap. 187 North Carolina.
Chap. 187 North Dakota.
Chap. 187 Oklahoma.
Chap. 187 Oregon.
Chap. 187 South Dakota.
Chap. 187 Utah.
Chap. 187 Washington.
Chap. 187 Wisconsin.
Chap. 187 Wyoming.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Sums interchangeable.
Chap. 187 Report to Congress.
Chap. 187 Hospitalizatoin of pupils; basis of contribution.
Chap. 187 Fees, professional services.
Chap. 187 Medical relief in Alaska.
Chap. 187 Hospital buildings, etc.
Chap. 187 Availability.
Chap. 187 Navajo Reservation. Revolving fund for dental work.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Credit of fees.
Chap. 187 General support and administration.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Fees for services.
Chap. 187 Reindeer service, Alaska.
Chap. 187 Reindeer industry, Alaska, survey and appraisal.
Chap. 187 50 Stat., 900; ante, 557.
Supervisory committee created, personnel.
Chap. 187 Vacancies.
Chap. 187 Personal services.
Chap. 187 Expenditures.
Chap. 187 Assistance of Federal allowances.
Chap. 187 Per diem, etc., allowances.
Chap. 187 44 Stat., 688. 5 U.S.C. § 821.
Chap. 187 Support of Indians, etc., under specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 187 Arizona.
Chap. 187 California.
Chap. 187 Iowa.
Chap. 187 Montana.
Chap. 187 Nevada. Use of unexpended balances.
50 Stat., 586; ante, 527.
Chap. 187 North Carolina.
Chap. 187 Oregon. Tribal council, traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 187 Building repairs, etc.
Chap. 187 Utah.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Payment of incurred obligations.
Chap. 187 Washington.
Chap. 187 Wisconsin.
Chap. 187 Attorneys' fees, etc.
Chap. 187 Chippewas in Minnesota. Use of tribal funds for aid in school attendance.
Chap. 187 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 187 Relief of needy Indians.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Expenditures.
R. S, §3709. 41 U.S.C. § 5. 46 Stat., 391. 18 U.S.C. § 744a.
Chap. 187 Attorneys.
Chap. 187 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Five Civilized Tribes, Okla. Expenses of tribal officers, from tribal funds.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Limitation on expenses.
Chap. 187 Osage Agency, Okla. Agency, etc., expenses.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Employment of curator for Museum.
Chap. 187 Travel, etc.
Chap. 187 Tuskahoma Council House, Okla., additional lands, etc.
Chap. 187 Tribal councils, traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 187 Supplies and equipment.
Chap. 187 Visits to Washington, D. C.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Limitation on expenditures.
Chap. 187 Allowances for expenses when in Washington.
Chap. 187 Availability of funds for traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 187 Choctaws and Chickasaws, attorneys.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Payments within Secretary's discretion.
Chap. 187 Roads and bridges.
Chap. 187 Gallup-Shiprock Highway, N. Mex., maintenance, etc.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 187 Reservation roads, construction, etc.
45 Stat., 750; ante, 57; 49 Stat., 1521; ante, 470. 25 U.S.C. § 318a; Supp. III, § 318b.
Chap. 187 Provisos. Services in the District. Structures for housing materials, etc.
Chap. 187 Construction and repair.
Chap. 187 School, agency, hospital, etc., buildings.
Chap. 187 Alaska.
Chap. 187 Blackfeet, Mont.
Chap. 187 Carson, Nev.
Chap. 187 Cheyenne and Arapahoe, Okla.
Chap. 187 Cheyenne River, S. Dak.
Chap. 187 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 187 Choctaw, Miss.
Chap. 187 Colorado River, Ariz.
Chap. 187 Colville, Wash.
Chap. 187 Consolidated Chippewa, Minn.
Chap. 187 Consolidated Ute, Colo.
Chap. 187 Five Civilized Tribes, Okla.
Chap. 187 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 187 Flathead. Mont.
Chap. 187 Fort Apache, Ariz.
Chap. 187 Fort Belknap, Mont.
Chap. 187 Fort Berthold, N. Dak.
Chap. 187 Fort Hall, Idaho.
Chap. 187 Fort Totten, N. Dak.
Chap. 187 Jicarilla, N. Mex.
Chap. 187 Kiowa, Okla.
Chap. 187 Mescalero. N. Mex.
Chap. 187 Navajo, Ariz.
Chap. 187 Phoenix School, Ariz.
Chap. 187 Pine Ridge, S. Dak.
Chap. 187 Pueblos of New Mexico.
Chap. 187 Red Lake, Minn.
Chap. 187 Rosebud, S. Dak.
Chap. 187 50 Stat., 590; ante, 557.
Chap. 187 Sacramento. Calif.
Chap. 187 Sequoyah School, Okla.
Chap. 187 Shawnee Sanatorium, Okla.
Chap. 187 Shoshone, Wyo.
Chap. 187 Tacoma Sanatorium, Wash.
Chap. 187 Tongue River, Mont.
Chap. 187 Truxton Canyon, Ariz.
Chap. 187 Turtle Mountain, N. Dak.
Chap. 187 Uintah and Ouray. Utah.
Chap. 187 Umatilla, Oreg.
Chap. 187 Warm Springs, Oreg.
Chap. 187 Western Shoshone, Nev.
Chap. 187 Winnebago, Nebr.
Chap. 187 Yakima, Wash.
Chap. 187 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Transfers of amounts; limitation.
Chap. 187 Annuities and per capita payments.
Chap. 187 Senecas, N. Y.
4 Stat., 442.
Chap. 187 Six Nations, N. Y.
7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Chap. 187 Choctaws, Okla.
7 Stat., 99, 212, 213. 236. vol. 2, 58, 87, 192, 211, 706; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Chap. 187 Pawnees, Okla.
11 Stat., 729, vol. 2, 764; 27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 496.
Chap. 187 Indians of Sioux reservations.
25 Stat., 895, vol. 1, 334.
Chap. 187 Interest on trust funds.
Chap. 187 Western Cherokees. Funds made available for payment of claims.
28 Stat., 451, vol. 1. 526; 45 Stat., 1164; ante, 77.
Chap. 187 Central warehouses, etc. Availability of funds for purchase, distribution, etc., of supplies from.
Chap. 187 Traveling expenses, new appointees, from Seattle to Alaska.
Chap. 187 Geological Survey.
Chap. 187 General expenses.
Chap. 187 Mineral leasing.
38 Stat., 742; 41 Stat., 437, 1363. 48 U.S.C. §§ 435, 444; 30 U. S. C. §§ 141,181.
Chap. 187 National Park Service.
Chap. 187 Glacier, Mont.
Chap. 187 Roads and trails, construction, etc.
Chap. 187 46 Stat., 1053; ante, 190. 16 U.S.C. §§ 8a, 8b.
Chap. 187 Availability.
Chap. 187 Proviso. Services in the District.
Chap. 187 Field work appropriations available for hire of 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, 1939, namely:

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 of the following bureaus or offices of the Department not to exceed the following respective sums: Indian Service, $500; Office of Education, $2,500; Bureau of Reclamation, $6,000; 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 1/2 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 (30 U.S.C. 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 (30 U.S.C. 191), $7,000: 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, $522,200.

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

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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, $35,000.

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, $720,000: 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 maintaining law and order on Indian reservations, including 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, and including traveling expenses, supplies, and equipment, $237,290. 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, $190,000: 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. 986), as supplemented and amended by the Acts of June 15, 1935 (49 Stat. 378), May 1, 1936 (49 Stat. 1250), and June 26, 1936 (49 Stat. 1967), including personal services, purchase of equipment and supplies, not to exceed $3,000 for printing and binding, and other necessary expenses, $80,000, of which not to exceed $20,000 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 $5,000 shall be available for expenditure in said State.

Vehicles, Indian Service: Not to: exceed $470,800 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 $200,000 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): For the purchase of additional land and water rights, the development of water for irrigation and domestic purposes, the purchase, of equipment for industrial advancement, and for such other purposes, except per capita payments, as may be recommended by the governing officials of the Pojoaque Pueblo and be approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, $56,524.21, payable from trust funds placed to the credit of that pueblo as a result of findings made by the Pueblo Lands Board pursuant to the provisions of the Act of June 7, 1924. (43 Stat. 636); and the funds available under this head for the various pueblos of New Mexico for the fiscal year 1938 are hereby continued available for the same purposes and under the same conditions until expended.

Compensation to Pueblo Indians, New Mexico: For the last 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. 636), and as authorized by the Act of May 31, 1933 (48 Stat. 109), $253,960.66, which amount shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the following-named pueblos:

Jemez, $628.34; Nambe, $15,813.16; Taos, $28,235.69; Santa Ana, $969.46; Santo Domingo, $1,418,86; Sandia, $4,326.88; San Felipe, $4,984.85; Isleta, $15,917.11; Picuris, $22,191.46; San Ildefonso, $12,352.76; San Juan, $51,287.68; Santa Clara, $60,371.41; Cochiti, $12,608.79; Pojoaque, $22,854.21: 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: The unexpended balances of appropriations heretofore made for compensation to non-Indian claimants, Pueblo Indian Lands, New Mexico, are hereby continued available for this purpose until expended.

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 the provisions of the Act of June 14, 1934 (48 Stat. 961), is hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30, 1939.

Purchase of land for the Navajo Indians, Arizona (tribal funds): For purchase, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 14, 1934 (48 Stat. 961), of lands from the New Mexico and Arizona Land Company within the Navajo Indian Reservation, Arizona, at

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$1.67 per acre, $40,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the Navajo Tribe: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended until the New Mexico and Arizona Land Company has completed the exchanges to be made by it under authority contained in the said Act of June 14, 1934: Provided further, That title may be accepted subject to a reservation of the oil, gas, and minerals to lands yet to be acquired through purchase or exchange under authority contained in this paragraph or in the Act of June 14, 1934.

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. 985), including personal services, purchase of equipment and supplies, and other necessary expenses, $500,000, together with the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this purpose for the fiscal year 1938, of which not to exceed $20,000 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, 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 $250,000, 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: Provided further, That no part of the sum herein appropriated or of this contract authorization shall be used for the acquisition of land within the States of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming outside of the boundaries of existing Indian reservations.

The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $25,000 contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1938, for the 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, as authorized by the Act of June 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1542), is hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30,1939.

Purchase of land, Confederated Bands of Utes, Utah (tribal funds): The unexpended balances of the amounts authorized to be expended by the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1938 for the purchase of additional lands and improvements for the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, are hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30,1939.

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: Provided further, That the unexpended balance of the appropriation from tribal funds made for this purpose for the fiscal year 1938 is hereby continued available until June 30,1939.

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Land surveys, Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the survey of certain lands of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians of Oklahoma, $15,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of said Indians.

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, $320,000: 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 (25 U.S.C. 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 approval 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 (25 U.S.C. 336, 371, 397), May 27, 1908 (35 Stat. 312), March 3, 1909 (25 U.S.C. 396), and other Acts authorizing the leasing of such lands for mining purposes, $95,000, to be reimbursed under the provisions of the Act of February 14, 1920, as amended (25 U.S.C. 413).

For the purpose of obtaining remunerative employment for Indians, $38 500.

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, $660,000, 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.

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, $240,000, which sum may be advanced to Indians for the purchase of seeds, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equip-

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ment 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 hereafter 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 the expiration of five years, 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 hereafter the Secretary of the Interior is authorized, in his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to make advances to old, disabled, or indigent Indian allottees, for their support, to remain a charge and lien against their land until paid; such advances for the fiscal year 1939 to be made from the appropriation in this paragraph and those for fiscal years thereafter to be made from appropriations specifically available for such purposes: Provided further, That not too 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 $75,000 of the amount herein appropriated, together with $50,000 made available for this purpose under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1938, and hereby continued available for the same purpose for the fiscal year 1939, 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; for advances to them for the purchase 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, $28,000, payable from tribal funds as follows: Rocky Boy, Montana, $3,000; Truxton Canyon, Arizona, $25,000; and the unexpended balances of funds available under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1938, and the Act of June 27, 1932 (47 Stat. 335), are hereby continued available during the fiscal year 1939: 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, 1944, 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

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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 1939 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: Provided further, That the unexpended balances of prior appropriations under this head for any tribe, including reimbursements to such appropriations and the appropriations made herein, may be advanced to such tribe, if incorporated, for making loans to members of the tribal corporation under rules and regulations established for the making of loans from the revolving loan fund authorized by the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U.S.C. 470).

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. 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. 1967), $400,000, of which amount not to exceed $20,500 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia, and $100,000 shall be available for personal services 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. 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.

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.

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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, $8,500; San Xavier, $2,000; California: Coachella Valley, $1,000; Morongo, $4,000; Pala and Rincon, $3,500, together with $500, 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, $13,000, together with $2,000, from which amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the said Repeal Act; Nevada: Pyramid Lake, $3,000; Walker River, $5,000; Western Shoshone, $5,000; 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 $170,000, 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.

For operation and maintenance of the San Carlos project for the irrigation of lands in the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona., $57,315, reimbursable, together with $137,685 (operation and maintenance collections) and 150,000 (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 of $137,685 and $150,000, 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, $345,000.

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For continuing subjugation and for cropping operations on the lands of the Pima Indians in Arizona, there shall be available not to exceed $200,000 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.

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. 273), $17,000, reimbursable, together with $23,000, 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, $21,000, reimbursable.

For improvements, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, Idaho, and for the investigation of damage claims in connection therewith, $27,000, 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 under the West Side Canal of the Polar River Division, $8,000, 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, $10,000, reimbursable, together with $100,000 (operation and maintenance collections) and $50,000 (power revenues), from which amounts of $100,000 and $50,000, 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, $160,000.

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 $45,000 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.

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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, $5,565, to be immediately available; in all, $10,946.

For operation and maintenance of the Hogback irrigation project on that part of the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico under they 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 final payment to the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, New Mexico, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to execute an agreement with the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District providing for conservation, irrigation, drainage, and flood control for the Pueblo Indian lands in the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, and for other purposes," approved March 13,1928 (45 Stat. 312), $20,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available and to be reimbursed as provided in said Act.

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. 375), $20,000, reimbursable, together with $40,000, 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, Washington, $1,000, reimbursable, together with $160,000 (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. 604), $13,000.

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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 $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.

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, ass authorized by and in accordance with section 2 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, approved August 30, 1935 (49 Stat. 1039, 1040), $700,000, 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 $800,000 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, $100,000, reimbursable; Salt River, $200,000, reimbursable; San Xavier, $30,000, reimbursable; San Carlos, $25,000, reimbursable;

San Carlos project (Pima Reservation), Arizona: The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to enter into a contract or contracts prior to July 1, 1939, for the development of additional power, San Carlos project (Pima Reservation), Arizona, at a total cost of not to exceed $300,000, reimbursable;

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

Colorado: Southern Ute, $65,000, reimbursable;

Montana: Flathead, $500,000, reimbursable; Crow, $200,000, reimbursable; Fort Belknap, $12,000, reimbursable; Blackfeet, $83,000, reimbursable; Fort .Peck, $100,000, reimbursable;

Nevada: Western Shoshone, $50,000, reimbursable; Walker River, $40,000, reimbursable; Pyramid Lake, $25,000, reimbursable;

New Mexico: Mescalero, $15,000, reimbursable; Pueblo, $75,000, reimbursable

Oregon: Klamath, $11,000, reimbursable; Warm Springs, $15,000, reimbursable;

Utah: Uintah, $50,000, reimbursable;

Washington: Wapato, $100,000, reimbursable;

Wyoming: Wind River, $20,000, reimbursable;

Miscellaneous garden tracts, $60,000, reimbursable;

For administrative expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, and not to exceed $3,000 for printing and binding, $75,000, reimbursable;

In all, $2,636,000, to be immediately available, which amount, together with the unexpended balances of funds made available under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1938, shall remain available until June 30, 1939: Provided, That

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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, $5,957,165: 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 (41 U.S.C. 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: Provided further, That not to exceed $10,000 of this appropriation may be used for printing and binding in authorized Indian-school printing plants: Provided further, That no part of any appropriation for the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be available for expenses of travel for the study of educational systems or practices outside the continental limits of the United States and the Territory of Alaska.

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 (25 U.S.C. 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. 645): Provided, That formal contracts shall not be required, for compliance with section 3744 of the Revised Statutes (41 U.S.C. 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.

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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 professional courses, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 986), and for apprentice training in manufacturing and other commercial establishments, $100,000, and the unexpended balance of the appropriation available for the fiscal year 1938 is continued available until June 30, 1939: Provided, That not more than $50,000 of the amount available for the fiscal year 1939 shall be available for loans to Indian students pursuing liberal-arts courses in high schools and colleges: Provided further, That advances made under this authorization 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 for school purposes and the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, sewer, and water systems in connection therewith, and including not to exceed $15,000 for the purchase of materials for the use of Indian pupils in the construction of buildings (not to exceed $1,500 for any one building) at Indian schools not otherwise provided for, $380,000.

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 and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $2,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $154,758; for pay of superintendent or other officer in charge, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $25,000; in all, $179,750;

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; in all, $236,500;

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 or other officer in charge, 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 pay 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, $25,000; for purchase of printing equipment, $1,200; in all, $247,200;

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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;

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, anal general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $52,050;

Chemawa, Salem, Oregon: For four hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $152,250; for local vocational-training program directed from the school, $10,000; for, pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000; in all, $182,250;

Flandreau, South Dakota: For four hundred and fifty pupils, $159,-750; 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;

In all, for above-named nonreservation boarding schools, not to exceed $2,593,825: 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 b 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.

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; textbooks 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

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miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, $790,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until June 30,1940: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress covering expenditures from the amount herein provided for relief of destitution: Provided further, That hereafter when appropriations for any fiscal year for the benefit of natives of Alaska under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior have not been made prior to the 1st day of March preceding the beginning of such fiscal year, the Secretary of the Interior may authorize such officer or officers as may be designated by him to incur obligations for the purchase of materials, supplies, and equipment not to exceed 75 per centum of the amount available for such purposes for the fiscal year then current, payments of these obligations to be made from the appropriations for the new fiscal year when they become available.

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 and per diem 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, $5,024,000, including not to exceed $3,735,320 for the following-named hospitals and sanatoria:

Arizona: Indian Oasis Hospital, $27,260; Kayenta Sanatorium, $52,000; Fort Defiance Sanatorium and Southern Navajo General Hospital, $268,780; Phoenix Sanatorium, $107,560; Pinia Hospital, $27,600; Trugton Canyon Hospital, $14,000; Western Navajo Hospital, $35,700; 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, $20,000; San Xavier Sanatorium, $44,200; Phoenix Hospital, $42,000; Winslow Sanatorium, $54,960;

California: Hoopa Valley Hospital, $25,000; Soboba Hospital, $26,000; Fort Bidwell Hospital, $25,000; Fort Yuma Hospital, $22,000;

Colorado: Ute Mountain Hospital, $15,000; Edward T. Taylor Hospital, $25,000;

Idaho: Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, $90,000; Fort Hall Hospitals, $14,000;

Iowa: Sac and Fox Sanatorium, $79,000;

Minnesota: Pipestone Hospital, $22,500; Cass Lake Hospital, $30,000; Fond du Lac Hospital, $27,000; Red Lake Hospital, $22,500; White Earth Hospital, $22,000;

Mississippi: Choctaw Hospital, $26,000;

Montana: Blackfeet Hospital, $45,000; Fort Peck Hospital, $26,400; Crow Hospital, $34,000; Fort Belknap Hospital, $30,000; Tongue River Hospital, $28,000;

Nebraska: Winnebago Hospital, $47,000;

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Nevada: Carson Hospital, $27,000; Walker River Hospital, $23,000; Western Shoshone Hospital, $20,000;

New Mexico: Albuquerque Sanatorium, $104,660; Jicarilla Hospital and Sanatorium, $66,000; Mescalero Hospital, $23,000; Eastern Navajo Hospital, $45,000; Northern Navajo Hospital, $45,000; Taos Hospital, $20,000; Zuni Hospital, $35,000; Albuquerque Hospital, $53,100; Charles H. Burke Hospital, $26,000; Santa Fe Hospital, $44,000 ; Toadlena Hospital, $12,000;

North Carolina: Cherokee Hospital, $24,000;

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, $195,000; Shawnee Sanatorium, $100,000; Claremore Hospital, $76,300; Clinton Hospital, $22,000; Pawnee and Ponca Hospital, $36,000; Kiowa Hospital, $130,000; William W. Hastings Hospital, $90,000, to be immediately available;

Oregon: Warm Springs Hospital, $20,000;

South Dakota: Crow Creek Hospital, $22,000; Pine Ridge Hospitals, $52,000; Rosebud Hospital, $45,000; Yankton Hospital, $23,000; Cheyenne River Hospital, $35,000; Sioux Sanatorium, $130,000, together with the unexpended balance of the amount appropriated for this institution for the fiscal year 1938; Sisseton Hospital, $35,000;

Utah: Uintah Hospital, $30,000;

Washington: Yakima Sanatorium, $40,000; Tacoma Sanatorium, $225,000; Tulalip Hospital, $12,600; Colville Hospital, $35,000;

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

Wyoming: Wind River Hospital, $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: Provided further, That in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior and under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by him, fees may be collected from Indians for medical, hospital, and dental service and any fees so collected shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States.

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, $408,000, to be available immediately and to remain available until June 30 1940.

Revolving fund for dental work, Navajo Reservation (tribal funds): For a revolving fund for dental work for the Navajo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, including personal services, traveling

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expenses, and the purchase of equipment and supplies, and all other necessary expenses, $5,000, payable from Navajo tribal funds: Provided, That fees collected for such dental work shall be credited to this appropriation and shall be available for the purposes of this paragraph.

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, $2,675,000: Provided, That in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by him, fees may be collected from individual Indians for services performed for them, and any fees so collected shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States.

Reindeer service: For supervision of reindeer in Alaska and instruction in the care and management thereof, including salaries and travel expenses of employees, 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, $35,500, to be immediately available.

Reindeer industry, Alaska: For a survey and appraisal of the property and reindeer authorized to be acquired for the natives of Alaska under the provisions of the Act approved September 1, 1937 (50 Stat. 900), to be made under the direction and supervision of a committee of three, which is hereby created, to be appointed by the Chairmen of the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives acting jointly, $25,000, to be immediately available. Such Chairmen shall fix the pay of the members of the committee and shall designate one to act as chairman. Vacancies occurring in the membership thereof shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments. The committee is authorized to employ personnel in the District of Columbia and elsewhere without regard to civil service laws and regulations and to fix the compensation thereof without respect to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, and to make such expenditures as may be necessary for equipment, travel, supplies, materials, printing, binding, rent, the purchase, maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles and the hire thereof, and for such other purposes in connection herewith as they may determine essential. In connection with the purposes of this paragraph, such Chairmen may call for the furnishing of assistance from any Federal agency operating in Alaska and such agencies are hereby authorized and directed to respond cooperatively to any such request.. Members of the committee and employees thereof shall be allowed per diem in lieu of actual expenses of subsistence when traveling on official business at rates not in excess of those allowable under the provisions of the Standardized Government Travel Regulations and the Subsistence Expense Act of 1926, as amended, and shall be regarded as in a travel status while stationed in Alaska.

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, $55,000, including the construction of quarters and sanitary facilities near McNary; San Carlos, $45,700; Truxton Canyon, $6,500; in all, $107,200;

California: Mission, $15,000;

Iowa: Sac and Fox, $2,000;

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Montana: Flathead, $24,000;

Nevada: Carson, the unexpended balances of the appropriations under this head for the Walker River, Summit Lake, and Pyramid Lake Indians, for the fiscal year 1938 are hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30, 1939; Western Shoshone, $3,000;

North Carolina: Cherokee, $18,000;

Oregon: Klamath $104,260, of which $5,000 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 $10,000 shall be available for the repair and maintenance of buildings and utilities;

Utah: Uintah and Ouray, $8,100, of which amount not to exceed $4,000 shall be available for the payment of an agent employed under a contract, approved by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That $1,000 of the foregoing amount shall be available to pay obligations incurred during the fiscal year 1937;

Washington: Puyallup, $1,000 for upkeep of the Puyallup Indian cemetery; Taholah (Neah Bay), $5,000 ($4,000 for monthly allowances for care of old and indigent Indians, and $1,000 for burial expenses); Yakima, $250; Tulalip, $1,000; in all, $7,250;

Wisconsin: Keshena, $90,000, including $20,000 for monthly allowances, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, to old and indigent members of the Menominee Tribe who reside with relatives or friends, $6,000 for fees and expenses of attorneys employed under contract, approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and $12,500 for the construction of a jail;

In all, not to exceed $378,810.

Relief of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota (tribal funds): Not to exceed $40,000 of 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. 645), 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.

Relief of needy Indians: For the relief of Indians in need of assistance, including cash grants; the purchase of subsistence supplies, clothing, and household goods; medical, burial, housing, transportation, and all other necessary expenses, $100,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the particular tribe concerned: Provided, That expenditures hereunder may be made without regard to section 3709, United States Revised Statutes, or to the Act of May 27, 1930 (46 Stat. 391) , as amended.

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, $8,000, 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. 645).

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

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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, an operation of automobiles, $189,680, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, 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: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available, for traveling and other expenses, including not to exceed $5 per diem in lieu of subsistence, and not to exceed 5 cents per miles for use of personally owned automobiles, of members of the tribal council and other members of the tribe, when engaged on tribal business, including visits to the District of Columbia when duly authorized or approved in advance by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

For the acquisition of additional lands, and improvements thereon, adjacent to the Council House of the Choctaw Indians, Tuskahoma, Oklahoma, and for the further improvement of the Council House, and for the construction of improvements on newly acquired land, $50,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the Choctaw Indians of Oklahoma.

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 not more than $25,000 for 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 a thirty-day period, unless the Secretary of the Interior shall in writing approve a longer period: Provided further, That hereafter tribal funds shall be available for appropriation by Congress for traveling and other expenses, including supplies and equipment, of members of tribal councils, business committees, or other tribal organizations, when engaged on business of the tribes.

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Expenses for attorneys of record representing the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations in cases pending before the Court of Claims, $5,000, one-half of said sum to be paid out of funds to the credit of said Choctaw Nation and one-half to be paid out of funds to the credit of the Chickasaw Nation: Provided, That all payments from said appropriation shall be within the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior.

ROADS AND BRIDGES

For maintenance and repair of that portion of the Gallup-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.

For construction, improvement, repair, and maintenance of Indian reservation roads under the provisions of the Acts of May 26, 1928 (25 U.S.C. 318a), and June 16, 1936 (49 Stat. 1521), $1,000,000, 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.

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, $90,000; hospitals and quarters, $160,000; Blackfeet, Montana: Improvement of water supply, $20,000;
Carson, Nevada: Addition to office, $15,000;
Cheyenne and Arapahoe, Oklahoma: Office building, $25,000;
Cheyenne River, South Dakota: Day school facilities, $25,000; hospital repairs, $14,500; improvements to water system, $7,500;
Chilocco, Oklahoma: Central heating plant, and rehabilitation of distribution lines, $187,000;
Choctaw, Mississippi: General repairs and construction of one cottage, $7,000;
Colorado River, Arizona: Improvement of water and sewer systems (Yuma), $30,000;
Colville, Washington: Reroofing buildings and general repairs, $10,500; two dwellings, $15,000;
Consolidated Chippewa, Minnesota: Nurses' home (Cass Lake),$20,000;.
Consolidated Ute, Colorado: Miscellaneous small structures,$12,500;
Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma: Quarters for school employees, $15,000; infirmary and quarters, Jones Academy, $15,000;
Flandreau, South Dakota: Improvement of electrical distribution system, $10,000;
Flathead, Montana: Improvement of water system, $19,000;
Fort Apache, Arizona: For improving dining room and kitchen facilities, Theodore Roosevelt School, $20,000;
Fort Belknap, Montana: Elevator, hospital, $9,000;

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Fort Berthold, North Dakota: Jail, $10,000; quarters for employees, $25,000
Fort Hall, Idaho: Improvements to sewer and water systems, $25,000;
Fort Totten, North Dakota: Improvements to heating and lighting systems, $24,000;
Jicarilla, New Mexico: Improvements to water system, $20,000; dormitory facilities, $75,000; dairy barn, $15,000;
Kiowa, Oklahoma: Riverside, dormitory facilities, $75,000; Fort Sill, one physicians' cottage, $7,500; dormitory facilities (school), $75,000;
Mescalero, New Mexico: Office building, $25,000;
Navajo, Arizona: Fort Defiance, for an additional amount for central heating and power plant, $42,000; jail (Fort Defiance), $15,000; improvements to heating system (Tuba City), $32,000 ; improvements to water system (Crown Point), $15,000;
Phoenix School, Arizona: Improvements to utilities, $30,000;
Pine Ridge, South Dakota: Improvement of sewer and water systems, $6,500; quarters, $12,000;
Pueblos of New Mexico: Improvements to heating plant (Santa Fe), $10,000;
Red Lake, Minnesota: Remodeling office, $8,500;
Rosebud, South Dakota: Residence, physician (Yankton), $8,500; nurses' home (Yankton), $20,000; improvements to power system, $15,000; and not to exceed $5,000 of the appropriation of $20,000 for the improvement of the sewer system, contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1938, is hereby made available for improvements to the water system;
Sacramento, California: Improvements to sewer system (Fort Bidwell Hospital), $5,000;
Sequoyah School, Oklahoma: Improvements to power lines, $5,000;
Shawnee Sanatorium, Oklahoma: General repairs and improvements, $35,000;
Shoshone, Wyoming: Remodeling office, $9,500; improvements to sewer systems, $10,000;
Tacoma Sanatorium, Washington: Improvement of heating system,$25,000;
Tongue River, Montana: Improvements to sewer system, $7,000;
Truxton Canyon, Arizona: Day school facilities, $35,000;
Turtle Mountain, North Dakota: Day school facilities, $62,500; quarters for hospital attendants, $15,000; improvements to sewer system, $4,500;
Uintah and Ouray, Utah: Improvements to water and power systems, $38,000;
Umatilla, Oregon: General repairs, $10,000;
Warm Springs, Oregon: Nurses' home, $20,000; improvements to power system, $8,000;
Western Shoshone, Nevada: One dwelling, $8,500; nurses' home, $20,000; improvements to water system, $12,500;
Winnebago, Nebraska: Warehouse, $9,000;
Yakima, Washington: Enlarging sanatorium, $8,500;

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, $204,000; in all, $1,870,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until June 30,1940: Provided,

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That not to exceed 5 per centum of the amount of any specific authorization may be transferred, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to the amount of any other specific authorization, but no limitation shall be increased more than 10 per centum by any such transfer.

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. 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. 895), as amended, $160,000.

For payment of interest on moneys held in trust for the several Indian tribes, as authorized by various Acts of Congress, $525,000.

The unpaid balance of $262.18 of the fund appropriated by the Act of August 23, 1894 (28 Stat. 451), to pay the judgment of the Court of Claims in favor of the Western Cherokees, and turned into the Treasury of the United States pursuant to the Act of February 12, 1929 (45 Stat. 1164), is hereby appropriated and restored on the books of the Treasury to the credit of the Western Cherokees and shall be available for disbursement for their benefit by the Secretary of the Interior.

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 purchase of supplies, materials, and repair parts, for storage in and distribution from central warehouses, garages, and shops, and for the maintenance and operation of such warehouses, garages, and shops, and said appropriations shall be reimbursed for services rendered or supplies furnished by such warehouses, garages, or shops to any activity of the Indian Service.

The appropriations available for expenditure for the benefit of the natives of Alaska may be used 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.

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GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

GENERAL EXPENSES

Mineral leasing: For the enforcement of the provisions of the Acts of October 20, 1914 (48 U.S.C. 435), October 2, 1917 (30 U.S.C. 141), February 25, 1920 (30 U.S.C. 181), as amended, and March 4, 1921 (48 U. S.C. 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 $65,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia;

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

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 $2,475 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, and including not exceeding $10,000 for the purchase of land, $234,920.

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 (16 U.S.C. 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, $2,991,120, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $50,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia during the fiscal year 1939.

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, May 9, 1938.


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