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 Shishmaref, Alaska, and vicinity, the Island of Sarichef, which is located at the mouth of Shishmaref Inlet on the Arctic Ocean in Latitude 66°11'45" North, Longitude 166°5' West, which includes 40 acres previously reserved by Executive Order of May 4, 1907, for educational purposes. The Island embraces approximately 3,000 acres.
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.