Washington : Government Printing Office
Pursuant to authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936, 49 Stat. 1250 (U.S.C., title 48, sec. 358a), there is hereby designated as an Indian reservation for the use and occupancy of the native inhabitants of the Native Village of White Mountain, Alaska, and vicinity, the lands reserved by Executive Order No. 4312, dated September 25, 1925, for the use of the Bureau of Education and the natives of Alaska, which lands are described as follows:
Beginning at a point about 2,640 feet in a southeasterly direction from a monument on the summit of White Mountain, at Post No. 1, which is located on the bank of the steamboat channel of Fish River and further marked by two witness posts; thence northerly about 4,000 feet to Post No. 2; thence northwesterly about 3,960 feet to Post No. 3; thence westerly about 7,040 feet to Post No. 4; thence southwesterly about 2,640 feet to Post No. 5; thence southerly about 2,640 feet to Post No. 6; thence easterly about 10,560 feet to Post No. 1, the place of beginning, containing 1,200 acres, more or less, and which lands are understood to include the lands and waters of that part of the Fish River which flows across and within the reservation.
This order shall be subject to any valid existing rights or claims acquired prior to the date hereof and shall become effective only upon its approval by a majority vote of the natives residing in the above-described area, voting in the manner prescribed by the said section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936, supra.
Done in the City of Washington, D.C., this 20th day of May 1943.
OSCAR L. CHAPMAN,
Assistant Secretary of the Interior.