Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 86-58||Memaloose Island, Columbia River, Oreg.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of June 24, 1926 (44 Stat. 768), concerning the withdrawal and use of Memaloose Island, Wasco County, Oregon, is repealed and the island, as described in said Act, is withdrawn from entry, sale, or other disposition and set aside for use by the Department of the Army in connection with The Dalles Dam project on the Columbia River.
There is hereby taken by the United States, for The Dalles Dam project, the entire interest held in Memaloose Island by the Yakima Tribe of Indians, or any individual Indians, and in exchange therefor the Secretary of the Army or his designee shall transfer to the Secretary of the Interior the substitute burial ground designated as the Wishham Cemetery in Klickitat County, Washington, containing approximately eight and five-tenths acres of land. Title to such land shall be held in trust for the Yakima Tribe of Indians, but the tribe shall be responsible for maintenance of the burial ground and the United States shall have no responsibility therefor.
Approved, June 23, 1959.