Washington : Government Printing Office
Whereas, by the Proclamation of November 30, 1949, of the Secretary of the Interior, certain lands in the vicinity of Barrow, Alaska, were withdrawn from settlement, location, sale or entry, and reserved to the native village of Barrow, Alaska, together with an area to be designated as the Barrow Coal Reserve, and
Whereas such proclamation provided, among other things, that it should become effective only upon its approval by a majority vote of the natives residing in the area, voting in the manner provided in section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936 (49 Stat. 1250; 48 U.S.C. 358a), and
Whereas, on February 6, 1950, the natives of the village of Barrow rejected the reservation;
Now, therefore, pursuant to the authority contained in the said Section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936, the proclamation of November 30, 1949, is hereby revoked.
OSCAR L. CHAPMAN,
Secretary of the Interior.