Washington : Government Printing Office
Pursuant to the provisions of section 10 of the Act of September 5, 1962 (76 Stat. 429), it is hereby proclaimed that the distribution of the assets of the Ponca Tribe of Native Americans of Nebraska has been completed and the Federal trust relationship to the Ponca Tribe of Native Americans of Nebraska and its individual members is terminated. Hereafter, the tribe and the individual members whose names appear on the membership roll of the Ponca Tribe of Native Americans of Nebraska as prepared pursuant to the Act of September 5, 1962 (76 Stat. 429), and as closed and made final as of July 21, 1965 (30 F.R. 9114), shall not be entitled to any of the special services performed by the United States for Indians or Indian tribes because of their status as Indians; all statutes of the United States which affect Indians or Indian tribes because of their status as Indians shall be no longer applicable to the tribe or its members; and the laws of the several States shall apply to the tribe and its members in the same manner as they apply to other persons or citizens within their jurisdiction. All restrictions and tax exemptions applicable to trust or restricted lands or interests therein owned by the Indians who are affected by this notice are terminated.
Nothing in this proclamation shall affect the status of any member of the Ponca Tribe of Native Americans of Nebraska as a citizen of the United States.
Termination of the Federal trust relationship to the Ponca Tribe of Native Americans of Nebraska and of supervision over the affairs of the individual members thereof becomes effective as of the date of publication of this proclamation in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
CHARLES F. LUCE,
Acting Secretary of the Interior.