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|Chap. 2933||Jicarilla Reservation, N. Mex. Cancellation of allotment made on.|
|Chap. 2933||Lands allotted in lieu of.
24 Stat., 389, vol. 1, 33, 56.
|Chap. 2933||Proviso. Uniform values.|
|Chap. 2933||Disposal of timber.|
|Chap. 2933||Apportionment of proceeds.|
|Sec. 2||Relinquishment for minors, etc.
34 Stat., 1414.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to cancel the allotments made to the members of the Jicarilla tribe of Indians in New Mexico, provided all the members of said tribe relinquish all their individual right, title, and interest in the allotted lands to the United States, or he may cancel any of said allotments upon the relinquishment thereof by the allottee or his heirs; and each Indian taking advantage of the foregoing provisions and each unallotted member of the tribe shall be allotted not exceeding ten acres of agricultural land and not exceeding six hundred and forty acres of other land, the areas to be in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and he shall cause patents to issue
therefor in accordance with the fifth section of the act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighty-eight): Provided, That in making such allotments values shall be considered so as to make the allotments uniform in value as near as practicable. That the Secretary of the Interior may dispose of all merchantable timber on allotments herein authorized during the term these are held in trust and on the surplus lands for twenty-five years, the proceeds therefor to be expended under his direction for purposes beneficial to the individual allottees hereunder and their heirs, or for families, as he may deem best, and no part of such proceeds shall be expended for community or common benefits other than irrigation, but shall be equitably apportioned as near as may be among the Indians entitled.
That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby empowered and directed to make relinquishment for any minor, insane, incompetent, or unidentified Indian for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act.
Approved, March 4, 1907, 11 a. m.