INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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Chapter 125
May 18, 1916. | [H. R. 10385.] 39 Stat., 123.

An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen.
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Chap. 125 Indian Department appropriations.
Chap. 125 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 125 Repayment.
Chap. 125 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 125 Irrigation, drainage, etc. Available until expended.
Chap. 125 Investigating new projects.
Chap. 125 35 Stat., 858, vol. 3, 479.
Reimbursable, etc. 38 Stat., 583; ante, 8.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 125 Irrigation inspectors.
Chap. 125 Superintendents of irrigation.
Chap. 125 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Chap. 125 Beer, etc., included. R. S., secs. 2140, 2141, p. 373. 29 Stat., 506, vol. 1, 83.
Chap. 125 Relieving distress, preventing diseases, etc.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Amount for new hospitals.
Chap. 125 General treatment, etc.
Chap. 125 Limit for hospitals increased.
38 Stat., 584; ante, 9.
Chap. 125 Maximum.
Chap. 125 Allotment to specified hospitals and sanatoria.
Chap. 125 Support of schools.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Deaf and dumb, or blind. Public school pupils.
Chap. 125 Parentage restriction.
Chap. 125 Schools specifically provided for not included.
Chap. 125 School and agency buildings, etc.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Heat and light to employees.
Chap. 125 Not included in compensation.
37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 531.
Chap. 125 Sewers for Pala Reservation, Cal.
Chap. 125 Transporting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 125 Proviso. Industrial employment.
Chap. 125 Alaska natives.
Chap. 125 Preserving timber, etc.
Chap. 125 Matrons.
Chap. 125 Agricultural experiments, etc.
Chap. 125 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Menominee Reservation, Wis. Farmers to have competency certificates.
Chap. 125 Present employees excepted.
Chap. 125 Tests of soils, etc.
Chap. 125 Allowance to matrons, etc.
Chap. 125 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 531.
Chap. 125 Supplies. Purchase, etc., of.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Warehouses limited. Small purchases without advertising.
Chap. 125 R. S., sec. 3709, p.733. 36 Stat., 861, amended, vol. 3, 481.
Chap. 125 Telegraph and telephone messages.
Chap. 125 Legal expenses in allotment, suits.
Chap. 125 Proviso. No attorneys’ fees.
Chap. 125 Citizen commission.
Chap. 125 Indian police.
Chap. 125 Judges of Indian Courts.
Chap. 125 Contingent expenses.
39 Stat., 102.
Chap. 125 Indian Service inspectors.
Chap. 125 Determining heirs of allottees.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Clerks in Indian Office.
Chap. 125 Osages and Five Civilized Tribes excepted.
Chap. 125 Payments by estates of decedents.
Chap. 125 Accounting.
Chap. 125 Partition of allotments.
Chap. 125 Issue of patents in fee.
Chap. 125 Encouraging farming industries, etc., among Indians.
Chap. 125 Provisos. Repayment.
Chap. 125 Limitation of expenditures.
Chap. 125 Passenger-carrying vehicles. Maintenance.
Chap. 125 Proviso. Purchases limited.
Chap. 125 Texas. Restriction on Indians going into, repealed.
21 Stat., 132, vol. 1, 28.
Chap. 125 Leases of arid allotments to aged, etc., Indians.
Chap. 125 Farmer John. Payment to heirs of.
Chap. 125 Modified use by State, authorized.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 433.
Chap. 125 Proviso. Admission of Indians.
Chap. 125 Indian tribal funds.
34 Stat., 1221, amended, vol. 3, 306.
Chap. 125 Use of pro rata share of incompetent Indians.
Chap. 125 Proviso. Withdrawals restricted.
Chap. 125 Live stock of Indians. Payments for destruction of diseased, etc.
Chap. 125 Charles J. Kappler. Payment to.
Chap. 125 Indian supplies.
18 Stat., 450, amended, vol. 1, 25.
Chap. 125 Bids for goods, etc., to be accompanied with check or draft.
Chap. 125 Bond, etc., acceptable.
Chap. 125 Forfeiture on failure to execute contract.
Chap. 125 Return if executed.
Sec. 2 Arizona and New Mexico.
Sec. 2 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 2 Fort Mojave School.
Sec. 2 Phoenix School.
Sec. 2 Truxton Canyon School.
Sec. 2 Gila River Reservation. Continuing irrigation system.
33 Stat., 1081, vol. 3, 158.
Sec. 2 Repayment, etc.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Colorado River Reservation. Extending irrigation system.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 432.
Sec. 2 Repayment, etc.
Sec. 2 Papago Indian villages. Water supply for.
Sec. 2 Navajos. School facilities.
15 Stat., 669; vol. 2, 1017.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Sec. 2 Developing water supply.
Sec. 2 Gila River. Dam, etc., to divert water for irrigating lands, etc.
Sec. 2 Repayment, etc.
37 Stat., 522; vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Salt River allotments. Water rights for irrigating.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Sec. 2 Initial charges.
Sec. 2 Gila River Reservation, etc.
Sec. 2 Diversion dam for irrigating lands in Pinal County.
Sec. 2 Provisos. Project intended.
Sec. 2 Distribution of water.
Sec. 2 Division of construction charge.
Sec. 2 Reimbursement for Indian lands.
37 Stat., 522; vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Private and public lands.
Sec. 2 38 Stat., 686.
Sec. 2 Adjustment of water rights, etc.
Sec. 2 Navajo Reservation. Extension, etc., of Ganado project on.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Gila River. Examination, etc., to prevent erosion of banks in Graham County, Ariz.
Sec. 2 Report on fixing channel.
Sec. 2 Estimate of cost, etc.
Sec. 2 Expenses.
Sec. 2 Little Colorado River. Bridge at Winslow to be built.
Sec. 2 Provisos. One half by State authorities.
Sec. 2 Maintenance.
Sec. 2 Payment of excess.
Sec. 2 Gila River. Addition to bridge on San Carlos Reservation.
Sec. 2 Navajo National Monument. Preservation, etc.
Sec. 3 California.
Sec. 3 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 3 Land for homeless Indians.
Sec. 3 Sherman Institute.
Sec. 3 Yuma allotments. Irrigation advances.
36 Stat., 1063, vol. 3, 492.
Sec. 3 Fort Bidwell School.
Sec. 3 Greenville School.
Sec. 3 Yuma Reservation. Roads and bridges.
Sec. 4 Florida.
Sec. 4 Relief of Seminoles.
Sec. 5 Idaho.
Sec. 5 Fort Hall Reservation. Support, etc., of Indians on. Irrigation system.
Sec. 5 Bannocks. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 5 Coeur d’Alenes. Fulfilling treaty.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Sec. 6 Kansas.
Sec. 6 Haskell Institute.
Sec. 6 Kickapoo Reservation School.
Sec. 6 Potawatomi Reservation. Construction of bridges in.
Sec. 6 Provisos. Contribution by Jackson County.
Sec. 6 Maintenance.
Sec. 6 Payment of excess by county.
Sec. 6 Approval by Indians.
Sec. 7 Louisiana.
Sec. 7 Chettimanchi Indians. Clearing title of lands of, etc.
Sec. 7 Proviso. Trust authorized.
Sec. 8 Michigan.
Sec. 8 Mount Pleasant School.
Sec. 8 Joseph Bradley. Payment to.
Sec. 9 Minnesota.
Sec. 9 Pipestone School.
Sec. 9 Chippewas of the Mississippi. Schools.
16 Stat., 720; vol. 2, 975.
Chippewas of Minnesota. Promotion of self-support, etc.
25 Stat., 645; vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 9 Provisos. Compensation of employees from tribal funds.
Sec. 9 Indians to be used on reservation improvements. Electric light plant at White Earth.
Sec. 9 Annual celebration of White Earth Band.
Sec. 9 Mahnomen County. Lands granted to, for school agricultural farm.
Sec. 9 Provisos. Division of purchase money.
Sec. 9 Legal rights not affected.
Sec. 9 Nett Lake Reservation. Lands to Northern Methodist Conference.
Sec. 9 In lieu of former grant.
38 Stat., 591; ante, 16.
Sec. 9 Advances to individual Chippewas from pro rata distribution. Provisos. Use for defectives.
Sec. 9 Deducted from share of permanent fund.
Sec. 9 Not subject to prior debts.
Sec. 9 Sales of pine timber. Payment of logging expenses from receipts.
25 Stat., 645; vol. 1, 304.
Sec. 9 General councils. Payment of expenses from tribal funds.
Sec. 9 Expenses of delegations to Washington.
Sec. 9 Attendance of Department official at session.
Sec. 9 Fond du Lac Band. Burial ground for.
Sec. 9 25 Stat., 645, Vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 9 Education of Chippewa boys
Sec. 9 Proviso. From tribal funds.
Sec. 9 Chippewas of White Earth Reservation. Enrollment commission.
38 Stat., 88, amended, vol. 3, 572.
Sec. 9 Assistant Attorney General to serve on enrollment commission.
Sec. 9 Unexpended balance for expenses.
38 Stat., 89, Vol. 3, 572.
Sec. 9 Completion of enrollment.
38 stat., 88, vol. 3, 572.
Sec. 9 Red Lake Indian Forest, created.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 303.
Sec. 9 Description.
Sec. 9 Reservation, etc., lands excluded.
Sec. 9 Proviso. Subsequent additions.
Sec. 9 Nontimber lands allotted to Indians.
Sec. 9 Provisos. Restrictions.
Sec. 9 Improvements.
Sec. 9 Forest administration.
Sec. 9 Sawmills; etc.
Sec. 9 Nurseries for reforesting.
Sec. 9 Provisos. Sales. Estimates, etc., required.
Sec. 9 Permits and leases allowed. Conditions.
Sec. 9 Net proceeds to credit of Red Lake Indians.
Sec. 9 Use of interest.
Sec. 9 Indian town-site to be reserved, etc.
Sec. 9 Timber outside of forest. Disposal of, etc.
Sec. 9 22 Stat., 530, vol. 1, 31.
24 Stat., 463, vol. 1, 36.
Sec. 10 Mississippi.
Sec. 10 Investigation of Indians living in.
Sec. 11 Montana.
Sec. 11 Support, etc., of Indians. Fort Belknap Agency. Flathead Agency.
Sec. 11 Fort Peck Agency.
Sec. 11 Blackfeet Agency.
Sec. 11 Fort Belknap Reservation. Irrigation system.
36 Stat., 277, vol, 3, 436.
Sec. 11 Crows. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 652, vol. 2. 1011.
Sec. 11 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes. Subsistence, etc.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 168.
Physicians, etc.
15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1014.
Sec. 11 Employing “line riders.”
Sec. 11 Rocky Boy’s Band, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 11 Blackfeet Reservation Indians. Purchase of cattle, farming implements, etc., for.
Sec. 11 Provisos. Repayment.
Sec. 11 Statement of expenditures.
Sec. 11 Flathead Reservation. Purchase of additional land for.
Sec. 11 Homestead entries permitted on timber lands.
Sec. 11 Payment for timber.
Sec. 11 Continuing irrigation systems on reservation.
Sec. 11 Proviso. Payment of cost by settlers.
33 Stat., 304, vol. 3. 402.
Sec. 11 35 Stat., 448, vol. 3, 360.
Sec. 11 Payments by purchasers of expired allotments.
35 Stat., 444, vol. 3, 356.
Sec. 11 Exemptions authorized.
Sec. 11 Fort Peck Reservation. Construction of irrigation systems. Provisos. Payment of cost by settlers.
35 Stat., 558, vol. 3, 377.
Sec. 11 Payments by purchasers of expired allotments.
Sec. 11 Lien reserved in patents.
Sec. 11 Blackfeet Reservation. Construction of irrigation systems. Provisos. Payment of charges by entrymen.
Sec. 11 Forfeiture, etc.
Sec. 11 Purchasers of allotments to pay all expenses.
Sec. 11 Lien reserved in patents.
Sec. 11 Irrigation construction work by Reclamation Service.
Sec. 11 Provisos. Maintenance of passenger vehicles.
Sec. 11 Purchase of passenger vehicles.
Sec. 11 Irrigation construction charges to be announced.
Sec. 11 Assessment ratio.
Sec. 11 First payment.
Sec. 11 Subsequent installments.
Sec. 11 Provisos. Prepayments.
Sec. 11 Extension of time to Indian allottees.
Sec. 11 Tribal funds used for construction to be returned.
Sec. 11 Reimbursement of construction cost.
Sec. 11 Charges against Indian allottees.
Sec. 11 Payment of operation and maintenance charges.
Sec. 11 Use of fund.
Sec. 11 Provisos. Refusal of water for nonpayment.
Sec. 11 Water rights for Indian lands continued.
Sec. 11 Rules, etc., to be proscribed.
Sec. 11 Proviso. Furnishing available water prior to announcement.
Sec. 12 Nebraska.
Sec. 12 Genoa School.
Sec. 12 Repairs to bridge.
Sec. 12 Omahas and Winnebagos. Drainage assessments on allotments of, approved.
Sec. 12 Payment.
Sec. 12 Proviso. Amount limited.
Sec. 12 Repayment from Indian funds.
Sec. 12 Rights of way approved.
Sec. 12 Assessments on other restricted allotments approved.
Sec. 12 Payment a lien for reimbursement on issue of patent in fee.
Sec. 12 Regulations, etc., authorized.
Sec. 13 Nevada.
Sec. 13 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 13 Carson City School.
Sec. 13 Homes, etc., for nonreservation Indians.
Sec. 13 Proviso. Restriction on use.
Sec. 13 Pyramid Lake Reservation. Extension, etc., of irrigation system.
Sec. 13 Repayment.
Sec. 13 Proviso. Cost limited.
Sec. 13 Washoe Tribe. Purchase of land and water rights for, etc.
Sec. 14 New Mexico.
Sec. 14 Albuquerque School.
Sec. 14 Santa Fe School.
Sec. 14 Pueblo Indians. Attorney for.
Sec. 14 Navajo Reservation. Highway from Mesa Verde Park to Gallup on.
Sec. 14 Proviso. Use of Indian labor.
Sec. 15 New York.
Sec. 15 Senecas. Annuities.
4 Stat., 442.
Sec. 15 Six Nations. Annuities. 7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Sec. 16 North Carolina.
Sec. 16 Cherokee School.
Sec. 17 North Dakota.
Sec. 17 Devils Lake Sioux. Support, etc.
Sec. 17 Fort Berthold Agency Support, etc., of Indians. Turtle Mountain Chippewas. Support, etc. Bismarck School.
Sec. 17 Fort Totten School.
Sec. 17 Wahpeton School.
Sec. 17 Fort Berthold Reservation.
Sec. 17 Per capita distribution of proceeds from surplus lands sold.
36 Stat., 455, vol. 3, 462.
Sec. 17 Starr McGillis. Redemption of mortgage on allotment.
Sec. 17 Benson County. Payment for care of insane Indians.
Sec. 17 Scarlet Crow. Headstone for grave.
Sec. 18 Oklahoma.
Sec. 18 Wichitas, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 18 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches. Agency expenses from tribal funds.
Sec. 18 Maintenance, self-support, etc.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Report of expenditures.
Sec. 18 Support, etc., of Indians. Cheyennes and Arapahoes.
Sec. 18 Kansas Indians.
Sec. 18 Kickapoos.
Sec. 18 Poncas.
Sec. 18 Chilocco school.
Sec. 18 Pawnees. Annuity.
27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 496.
Schools.
11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Farmer, blacksmiths, etc.
11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 765.
Sec. 18 Quapaws. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Certificate of President.
Sec. 18 Apache prisoners of war. Settlement, etc., of three families.
38 Stat., 94, vol. 3, 578.
Sec. 18 Chilocco School Reservation. Right of way through, of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, changed.
Sec. 18 Conditions.
Sec. 19 Administration expenses. Five Civilized Tribes.
Sec. 19 Choctaws and Chickasaws. Per capita payment from tribal funds to.
Sec. 19 Provisos. Restricted Indians.
Sec. 19 Exempt from prior debts, etc.
Sec. 19 Claims of specified attorneys to, allowed if valid.
Sec. 19 Allowance for distribution expenses.
Sec. 19 Seminoles. Per capita payment from tribal funds to.
Sec. 19 Rules, etc., for.
Sec. 19 Restricted Indians.
Sec. 19 Exempt from prior debts.
Sec. 19 Allowance for distribution expenses.
Sec. 19 Probate expenses.
Sec. 19 Cherokee Orphan Training School. Maintenance.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Additional land.
38 Stat., 599; ante, 24.
Sec. 19 Tribal common schools. Quapaws included.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Limitation not applicable.
39 Stat., 125; ante, 55.
Sec. 19 Sales of tribal property. Payments of expenses from proceeds.
Sec. 19 Coal and asphalt lands.
Sec. 19 37 Stat., 67, vol. 3, 513.
Sec. 19 Provisos. Collection of rents.
Sec. 19 Specific appropriation required for expenditures.
Sec. 19 Exceptions.
Sec. 19 School maintenance.
Sec. 19 Repairs, etc., of school buildings.
Sec. 19 Choctaws. Fulfilling treaties.
7 Stat., 99, vol. 2, 87. 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 769.
Sec. 19 Light-horsemen.
7 Stat.. 213, vol. 2, 193; 11 Stat., 614, vol.2, 709.
Sec. 19 Blacksmith, etc.
7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 192; 11 Stat., 614, vol 2, 709.
Sec. 19 Education.
7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 212; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 19 Iron and steel.
7 Stat., 236, vol. 2, 213; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 19 Oil and gas inspectors on leased allotments.
Sec. 19 Wheelock Academy. Procuring land for roadway from.
Sec. 19 E. Dowden. Compromise with, for title to Tuttle town-site.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Reimbursement from sale of lots.
Sec. 20 Oregon.
Sec. 20 Support, etc., of Indians. Klamath Agency.
Sec. 20 Warm Springs Agency.
Sec. 20 Umatilla Agency.
Sec. 20 Salem School.
Sec. 20 Proviso. Assembly hall.
38 Stat., 602; ante, 27.
Sec. 20 Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies. Support, etc., of Indians. Proviso. Sale of reservation lands.
36 Stat., 367, amended, vol. 3, 454.
Sec. 20 Appraisal and sale of lands. Per capita distribution of proceeds.
Sec. 20 Klamath Reservation. Modoc irrigation system on.
36 Stat., 1071, vol. 3, 500.
Proviso. Limit of cost increased.
37 Stat., 534, vol. 3, 345.
Sec. 20 Klamath Indians. Expenses of delegation to Washington, D. C., from tribal funds.
Sec. 20 Williamson River. Construction of bridges across, on Klamath Reservation.
Sec. 20 Umatilla Reservation. Construction of bridges authorized on. Location.
Sec. 20 Provisos. Cooperation of State authorities.
Sec. 20 Maintenance.
Sec. 20 Excess expenditures.
Sec. 21 Pennsylvania.
Sec. 21 Carlisle School.
Sec. 22 South Dakota.
Sec. 22 Flandreau School.
Sec. 22 Proviso. Water tank and dairy cattle.
38 Stat., 602; ante, 28.
Sec. 22 Pierre School.
Sec. 22 Rapid City School.
Sec. 22 Sioux of different tribes. Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Sec. 22 Additional employees. Subsistence.
Sec. 22 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 169.
Proviso. Transportation.
Sec. 22 Schools.
Sec. 22 19 Stat., 254, vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 22 Additional school facilities. Investigation, report etc., on.
Sec. 22 Expenses.
Sec. 22 Yankton Sioux. Subsistence, etc.
Sec. 22 Canton. Expenses of insane asylum.
Sec. 22 Standing Rock Reservation. Construction of highway through.
Sec. 22 38 Stat., 603, ante, 28.
Sec. 22 Proviso. Indian labor to be used.
Sec. 22 Repayment.
Sec. 22 37 Stat., 675, vol. 3, 556.
Sec. 23 Utah.
Sec. 23 Utes, Confederated Bands. Carpenters, etc.
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Sec. 23 Food, etc.
Sec. 23 Employees.
Sec. 23 Support, etc., of detached Indians.
Sec. 23 Utes Confederated Bands. Distribution from principal funds.
Sec. 23 For self-support, etc., from accumulated interest.
Sec. 23 37 Stat., 934, vol. 3, 559.
Sec. 23 Proviso. Report of expenditures.
Sec. 23 Seeds and agricultural implements.
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 992.
Sec. 23 Kaibab Reservation. Highway through.
Sec. 23 Proviso. Use of Indian labor.
Sec. 23 Repayment.
Sec. 23 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes. Irrigating allotments of.
Sec. 23 34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
Sec. 23 Box Elder County. Education of Indian pupils at Washakie School.
Sec. 23 Myton, Utah. Protecting bridge at, from Uintah funds.
Sec. 24 Washington.
Sec. 24 Support, etc., of Indians. D’Wamish, etc.
Sec. 24 Makahs.
Sec. 24 Qui-nai-elts and Quilleh-utes.
Sec. 24 Yakima Agency Indians.
Sec. 24 Colville, etc., Agencies Indians.
Sec. 24 Spokanes.
27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Sec. 24 Yakimas. Irrigating allotments.
33 Stat., 597, vol. 3, 1100; 34 Stat., 1050, vol. 3, 302.
Proviso. Application of receipts.
Sec. 24 Cushman School.
Sec. 24 Yakima Reservation. Extending irrigation system for Indian allotments.
Sec. 24 Proviso. Reimbursement by owners of lands.
Sec. 24 Apportionment of charges against Indians.
Sec. 24 33 Stat., 595, vol. 3, 110.
Sec. 24 Unpaid charges a lien on allotments.
Sec. 24 Enforcement.
Sec. 24 Proviso. Water rights subject to compliance with rules, etc.
Sec. 24 Payment for additional water supply to allottees.
Sec. 24 38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Sec. 24 Washington State Historical Society. Lands in Colville Reservation granted to.
Sec. 24 Description.
Sec. 24 Provisos. Proceeds to credit of Indians.
Sec. 24 Intoxicants forbidden.
Sec. 24 Fort Spokane abandoned Military Reservation. Sale of unused land on.
Sec. 24 38 Stat., 584; ante, 9.
Sec. 24 Proceeds to credit of Spokanes.
Sec. 24 Klickitat County. Lands on Yakima Reservation granted to, for school uses.
Sec. 24 Se-cum-ka-nullax, lieu allotment to.
Sec. 24 Charles M. Hickerson.
Sec. 24 Homestead entry confirmed.
Sec. 24 Spokane Reservation.
Sec. 24 Lease of unallotted mineral lands on, authorized.
Sec. 24 Prospecting.
Sec. 24 Okanogan County. Acquisition of water rights for Indian allotments in.
Sec. 24 Payment.
Sec. 24 Provisos. Liens restricted.
Sec. 24 Reimbursement by owners of lands.
Sec. 24 32 Stat. 388.
Sec. 24 Lien on patent in fee.
Sec. 25 Wisconsin.
Sec. 25 Hayward School.
Sec. 25 Tomah School.
Sec. 25 Chippewas of Lake Superior. Support, etc. Pottawatomies. Support, etc.
Sec. 25 Stockbridge and Munsee Tribes. Payment to certain enrolled members of.
27 Stat., 745, vol.1, 500.
Sec. 25 Proof required.
Sec. 25 Oneida School. Dairy cattle.
Sec. 25 Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomie Indians. Support, etc.
Sec. 25 38 Stat., 102, vol. 3, 586.
Sec. 25 Repayment.
Sec. 25 Use of amount.
Sec. 25 Proviso. Payment per capita.
Sec. 25 Menominees. Self-support, etc., from tribal funds.
Sec. 25 26 Stat., 146, vol. 1, 353; 35 Stat., 51, vol. 317.
Sec. 25 Use of amount.
Sec. 25 Proviso. Restriction on clearing lands.
Sec. 25 Sales of forest products.
35 Stat., 51, amended, vol. 3, 317.
Modification.
Sec. 25 Deposit of proceeds.
Sec. 25 Interest.
Sec. 25 Bad River and Lac du Flambeau Reservations. Sale of timber on disputed lands.
Sec. 25 Deposit of proceeds.
Sec. 25 Proviso. Consent of sale.
Sec. 25 Lac Court Oreillcs. Disposal of flowage rights on tribal lands.
Sec. 25 Determination of consideration, etc.
Sec. 25 Red Cliff Reservation. Completing road on.
Sec. 26 Wyoming.
Sec. 26 Shoshones. Support, etc.
Sec. 26 Reservation school.
Sec. 26 Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 26 Fort Washakie. Repairs.
Sec. 26 Irrigation system on reservation. Construction.
Sec. 26 Repayment.
33 Stat., 1016, vol. 3, 117.
Sec. 26 Plans for completing irrigation of reservation to be submitted.
Sec. 26 Roads and bridges.
Sec. 26 Joseph H. Norris, payment to.
Sec. 27 Indian tribal funds. Annual estimates of receipts and expenditures of, to be submitted.
Sec. 27 Total receipts.
Sec. 27 Treaty agreements.
Sec. 27 Disbursements recommended.
Sec. 27 Per capita.
Sec. 27 Salaries. Counsel fees. Provisos. No payment without specific appropriation. Exceptions. Five Civilized Tribes not affected.
Sec. 28 Bureau of Efficiency To submit system of bookkeeping, etc., to comply with existing law. Post 38, 138.
Sec. 28 38 Stat., 103, vol. 3, 587.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling, treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and in full compensation for all offices and salaries which are provided for herein for the service of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, namely:

For the survey, resurvey, classification, and allotment of lands in severalty under the provisions of the Act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighty-eight), entitled “An Act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians,” and under any other Act or Acts providing for the survey or allotment of Indian lands, $100,000, to be repaid proportionally out of any Indian moneys held in trust or otherwise by the United States and available by law for such reimbursable purposes and to remain available until expended: Provided, That no part of said sum shall be used for the survey, resurvey, classification, or allotment of any land in severalty on the public domain to any Indian, whether of the Navajo or other tribes, within the State of New Mexico and the State of Arizona, who was not residing upon the public domain prior to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen.

For the construction, repair, and maintenance of ditches, reservoirs, and dams, purchase and use of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, ditches, lands necessary for canals, pipe lines, and reservoirs for Indian reservations and allotments and for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods, or loss of water rights, including expenses of necessary surveys and investigations to determine the feasibility and estimated cost of new projects and power and reservoir sites on Indian reservations in accordance with the provisions of section thirteen of the Act of June twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten, $235,000, reimbursable as provided in the Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended on any irrigation system or reclamation project for which specific appropriation is made in this Act or for which public funds are or may be available under any other Act of Congress; for pay of one chief inspector of irrigation, who shall be a skilled irrigation engineer, $4,000; one assistant inspector of irrigation, who shall be a skilled irrigation engineer, $2,500; for traveling and incidental expenses of two inspectors of irrigation, including sleeping-car fare and a per diem of $3 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field and away from designated headquarters, $3,200; in all, $244,700: Provided also, That not to exceed seven superintendents of irrigation, six of whom shall be skilled irrigation engineers and one competent to pass upon water rights, and one field-cost accountant, may be employed.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors among Indians, $150,000. The provisions of sections twenty-one hundred and forty and twenty-one hundred and forty-one of the Revised Statutes of the United States shall also apply to beer and other intoxicating liquors named in the Act of January thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (Twenty-ninth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and six), and the possession by a person of intoxicating liquors in the country where the introduction is prohibited by treaty or Federal statute shall be prima facie evidence of unlawful introduction.1

For the relief and care of destitute Indians not otherwise provided for, and for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, trachoma, smallpox, and other contagious and infectious diseases, including transportation of patients to and from hospitals and sanatoria, $350,000: Provided, That not to exceed $90,000 of said amount may be expended in the construction and equipment of new hospitals at a unit cost of not exceeding $15,000: Provided further, That this appropriation may be used also for general medical and surgical treatment of Indians, including the maintenance and operation of general hospitals, where no other funds are applicable or available for that purpose: And provided further, That the proviso in tile Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and eighty-four), which limits the cost of erection and equipment of hospitals authorized therein to $15,000 each, is hereby amended so as to approve the expenditure of additional sums for the purposes named not exceeding $2,500 in any one case: Provided, That the total expenditures for erection and equipment of said hospitals shall not exceed $100,000, the aggregate amount authorized for that purpose by the Act in question: And provided further, That out of the appropriation of $350,000 herein authorized, there shall be available for the maintenance of the sanatoria and hospitals hereinafter named, and for incidental and all other expenses for their proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, repairs, equipment, and improvements, not to exceed the


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following amounts: Blackfeet hospital, Montana, $10,000; Carson hospital, Nevada, $10,000; Cheyenne and Arapahoe hospital, Oklahoma, $10,000; Choctaw and Chickasaw hospital, Oklahoma, $20,000, $5,000 of which shall be immediately available; Fort Lapwai sanatorium, Idaho, $40,000; Laguna sanatorium, New Mexico, $17,000; Mescalero hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Navajo sanatorium, New Mexico, $10,000; Pima hospital, Arizona, $10,000; Phoenix sanatorium, Arizona, $40,000; Spol1ane hospital, Washington, $10,000; Sac and Fox sanatorium, Iowa, $25,000; Turtle Mountain hospital, North Dakota, $10,000; Winnebago hospital, Nebraska, $15,000; Crow Creek hospital, South Dakota, $8,000; Hoopa Valley hospital, California, $8,000; Jicarilla hospital, New Mexico, $8,000; Truxton Canyon camp hospital, Arizona, $8,000; Indian Oasis hospital, Arizona, $8,000.

For support of Indian day and industrial schools not otherwise provided for, for other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, $1,550,000: Provided, That not to exceed $40,000 of this amount may be used for the support and education of deaf and dumb or blind Indian children: Provided further, That not more than $200,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for the tuition of Indian children enrolled in the public schools: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation, or any other appropriation provided for herein, except appropriations made pursuant to treaties, shall be used to educate children of less than one-fourth Indian blood whose parents are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they live and where there are adequate free school facilities provided and the facilities of the Indian schools are needed for pupils of more than one-fourth Indian blood: And provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the support of Indian day and industrial schools where specific appropriation is made.

For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement, of school and agency buildings, including the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, and water systems in connection therewith, $400,000: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to allow employees in the Indian Service, who are furnished quarters, necessary heat and light for such quarters without charge, such heat and light to be paid for out of the fund chargeable with the cost of heating and lighting other buildings at the same place: Provided further, That the amount so expended for agency purposes shall not be included in the maximum amounts for compensation of employees prescribed by section one, act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve: Provided, That of this amount there may be expended for construction of a sewer system and purchase of necessary easements therefor, for the Pala Indian Reservation, California, $4,000.

For collection and transportation of pupils to and from Indian and public schools, and for placing school pupils, with the consent of their parents, under the care and control of white families qualified to give them moral, industrial, and educational training, $72,000: Provided, That not exceeding $5,000 of this sum may be used for obtaining remunerative employment for Indian youths and, when necessary, for payment of transportation and other expenses to their places of employment. The provisions of this section shall also apply to native Indian pupils of school age under twenty-one years of age brought from Alaska.

For the purposes of preserving living and growing timber on Indian reservations and allotments, and to educate Indians in the proper care of forests; for the employment of suitable persons as matrons to teach Indian women and girls housekeeping and other household duties, for necessary traveling expenses of such matrons; and for

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furnishing necessary equipments and supplies and renting quarters for there where necessary; for the conducting of experiments on Indian school or agency farms designed to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, grains, vegetables, cotton, and fruits, and for the employment of practical farmers and stockmen, in addition to the agency and school farmers now employed; for necessary traveling expenses of such farmers and stockmen and for furnishing necessary equipment and supplies for them; and for superintending and directing farming and stock raising among Indians, $425,000: Provided, That the foregoing shall not, as to timber, apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin: Provided further, That no money appropriated herein shall be expended on or after January first, nineteen hundred and seventeen, for the employment of any farmer or expert farmer at a salary of or in excess of $50 per month, unless he shall first have procured and filed with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a certificate of competency showing that he is a farmer of actual experience and qualified to instruct others in the art of practical agriculture, such certificate to be certified and issued to him by the president or dean of the State agricultural college of the State in which his services are to be rendered, or by the president or dean of the State agricultural college of an adjoining State: Provided, That this provision shall not apply to persons now employed in the Indian Service as farmer or expert farmer: And provided further, That this shall not apply to Indians employed or to be employed as assistant farmer: And provided further, That not to exceed $25,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be used to conduct experiments on Indian school or agency farms to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, cotton, grains, vegetables, and fruits: Provided, also, That the amounts paid to matrons, foresters, farmers, and stockmen herein provided for shall not be included within the limitation on salaries and compensation of employees contained in the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve.

For the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian Service, including inspection, pay of necessary employees, and all other expenses connected therewith, including advertising, storage, and transportation of Indian goods and supplies, $300,000: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used for the maintenance of to exceed two permanent warehouses in the Indian Service: Provided further, That section thirty-seven hundred and nine, Revised Statutes, in so far as that section requires that advertisement be made, shall apply only to those purchases and contracts for supplies or services, except personal services, for the Indian field service which exceed in amount the sum of $50 each, and section twenty-three of the Act of June twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page eight hundred and sixty-one), is hereby amended accordingly.

For telegraph and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington, $10,000.

For witness fees and other legal expenses incurred in suits instituted in behalf or against Indians involving the question of title to lands allotted to them, or the right of possession of personal property held by them, and in hearings set by the United States local land officers to determine the rights of Indians to public lands, $1,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used in the payment of attorneys’ fees.

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, $10,000.

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For pay of Indian police, including chiefs of police at not to exceed $50 per month each and privates at not to exceed $30 per month each, to be employed in maintaining order, for purchase of equipments and supplies and for rations for policemen at nonration agencies, $200,000.

For pay of judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, $8,000.

For pay of special agents, at $2,000 per annum; for traveling and incidental expenses of such special agents, including sleeping-car fare, and a per diem of not to exceed $3 in lieu of subsistence, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, when actually employed on duty in the field or ordered to the seat of government; for transportation and incidental expenses of officers and clerks of the Office of Indian Affairs when traveling on official duty; for pay of employees not otherwise provided for; and for other necessary expenses of the Indian Service for which no other appropriation is available, $135,000.

For pay of six Indian Service inspectors, exclusive of one chief inspector, at salaries not to exceed $2,500 per annum and actual traveling expenses, and $3 per diem in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field, $30,000.

For the purpose of determining the heirs of deceased Indian allottees having any right, title, or interest in any trust or restricted property, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, $100,000: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $25,000 for the employment of additional clerks in the Indian Office in connection with the work of determining the heirs of deceased Indians, and examining their wills, out of the $100,000 appropriated herein: Provided further, That the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the Osage Indians, nor to the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma: And provided further, That hereafter upon a determination of the heirs to any trust or restricted Indian property of the value of $250 or more, or to any allotment, or after approval by the Secretary of any will covering such trust or restricted property, there shall be paid by such heirs, or by the beneficiaries under such will, or from the estate of the decedent, or from the proceeds of sale of the allotment, or from any trust funds belonging to the estate of the decedent, the sum of $15, which amount shall be accounted for and paid into the Treasury of the United States and a report shall be made annually to Congress by the Secretary of the Interior, on or before the first Monday of December, of all moneys collected and deposited, as herein provided: Provided further, That if the Secretary of the Interior shall find that any inherited trust allotment or allotments are capable of partition to the advantage of the heirs, he may cause such lands to be partitioned among them, regardless of their competency, patents in fee to be issued to the competent heirs for their shares and trust patents to be issued to the incompetent heirs for the lands respectively or jointly set apart to them, the trust period to terminate in accordance with the terms of the original patent or order of extension of the trust period set out in said patent.

For the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among the Indians and to aid them in the culture of fruits, grains, and other crop, $300,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, which sum may be used for the purchase of seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, to enable Indians to become self-supporting: Provided, That said sum shall be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-five: Provided further, That not to exceed $50,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall be

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expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe of Indians.

That not to exceed $200,000 of applicable appropriations made herein for the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be available for the maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles for the use of superintendents, farmers, physicians, field matrons, alloting, irrigation, and other employees in the Indian field service: Provided, That not to exceed $15,000 may be used in the purchase of horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and not to exceed $30,000 for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and that such vehicles shall be used only for official service.

That so much of section four of the Acts of May eleventh, eighteen hundred and eighty (Twenty-first Statutes at Large, page one hundred and thirty-two), as prohibits granting permission in writing or otherwise to any Indian or Indians on any Indian reservation to go into the State of Texas, under any pretext whatever, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

That whenever it shall appear to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Interior that the allotted lands of any Indian are arid but susceptible of irrigation and that the allottee, by reason of old age or other disability, can not personally occupy or improve his allotment or any portion thereof, such lands or such portion thereof, may be leased for a period not exceeding ten years, under such terms, rules, and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For payment to the heirs of Farmer John, an Indian, for land purchased by the Government for a boathouse site on Pelican Lake, Minnesota, $20.

That the lands, buildings, fixtures, and all property rights granted to the State of Colorado for educational purposes by section five of the Act of Congress approved April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page two hundred and seventy three), may, in lieu of the use designated in said grant, be utilized by said State for the care of the insane, as an agricultural experiment station, or for such other public purposes as may be authorized by the legislature of the State: Provided, That Indians shall always be admitted to such institutions free of charge and upon an equality with white persons.

That section two of the Act approved March second, nineteen hundred and seven (Thirty-fourth Statutes at Large, page twelve hundred and twenty-one), entitled “An Act providing for the allotment and distribution of Indian tribal funds,” be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to read as follows:

“That the pro rata share of any Indian who is mentally or physically incapable of managing his or her own affairs may be withdrawn from the Treasury in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior and expended for the benefit of such Indian under such rules, regulations, and conditions as the said Secretary may prescribe:” Provided, That said funds of any Indian shall not be withdrawn from the Treasury until needed by the Indian and upon his application and when approved by the Secretary of the Interior.1

For reimbursing Indians for live stock which may be hereafter destroyed on account of being infected with dourine or other contagious diseases, and for expenses in connection with the work of eradicating and preventing such diseases, to be expended under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $100,000, said amount to be immediately available and to remain available until expended.


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For the payment to Charles J. Kappler for the work of compiling, annotating, and indexing the third volume of Indian Laws and Treaties, the sum of $2,000.

Section nine of the Act of March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-five (Eighteenth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and fifty), is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

“That hereafter all bidders under any advertisement published by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for proposals for goods, supplies, transportation, and so forth, for and on account of the Indian Service, whenever the value of the goods, supplies, and so forth, to be furnished, or the transportation to be performed, shall exceed the sum of $5,000, shall accompany their bids with a certified check, draft, or cashier’s check, payable to the order of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, upon some United States depository or some one of such solvent national banks as the Secretary of the Interior may designate, or by an acceptable bond in favor of the United States, which check, draft, or bond shall be for five per centum of the amount of the goods, supplies, transportation, and so forth, as aforesaid; and in case any such bidder, on being awarded a contract, shall fail to execute the same with good and sufficient sureties according to the terms on which such bid was made and accepted, such bidder, or the sureties on his bond, shall forfeit the amount so deposited or guaranteed to the United States, and the same shall forthwith be paid into the Treasury of the United States; but if such contract shall be duly executed, as aforesaid, such draft, check, or bond so deposited shall be returned to the bidder.”

ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO.

SEC. 2.

For support and civilization of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, including pay of employees, $330,000.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Fort Mojave, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $35,100; for general repairs and improvements, $3,800; for construction of a steel tank and tower, $4,000; in all, $42,900.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Phoenix, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $119,400; for general repairs and improvements, $12,500; for the purhcase of land adjacent to the school property, $3,500; in all, $135,400.

For support and education of one hundred pupils at the Indian school at Truxton Canyon, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $18,200; for general repairs and improvements, $3,000; in all, $21,200.

For continuing the work of constructing the irrigation system for the irrigation of the lauds of the Pima Indians in the vicinity of Sacaton, on the Gila River Indian Reservation, within the limit of cost fixed by the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and five, $10,000; and for maintenance and operation of the pumping plants and canal systems, $10,000; in all, $20,000, reimbursable as provided in section two of the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page five hundred and twenty-two), and to remain available until expended.

For the construction and repair of necessary channels and laterals for the utilization of water in connection with the pumping plant for irrigation purposes on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, as provided in the Act of April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page two hundred and seventy-three), for the purpose of securing an appropriation of water for the irrigation of approximately one hundred and fifty thousand acres of land and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant,

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$15,000, reimbursable as provided in said Act, and to remain available until expended.

For improvement and sinking of wells, installation of pumping machinery, construction of tanks for domestic and stock water, and for the necessary structures for the development and distribution of a supply of water and for maintenance and operation of constructed works, for Papago Indian villages in southern Arizona, $20,000.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry into effect the provisions of the sixth article of the treaty of June first, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, between the United States and the Navajo Nation or Tribe of Indians, proclaimed August twelfth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, whereby the United States agrees to provide school facilities for the children of the Navajo Tribe of Indians; $100,000: Provided, That the said Secretary may expend said funds, in his discretion, in establishing or enlarging day or industrial schools.

For continuing the development of a water supply for the Navajo Indians on the Navajo Reservation, $25,000, to be immediately available, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For beginning the construction by the Indian Service, of a dam with a bridge superstructure and the necessary controlling works for diverting water from the Gila River for the irrigation of Indian land and Indian allotments on the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona, as recommended by the Board of Engineers of the United States Army in paragraph two hundred and seventeen of its report to the Secretary of War of February fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen (House Document numbered seven hundred and ninety-one), $75,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, reimbursable as provided in section two of the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page five hundred and twenty-two), the total cost not to exceed $200,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to provide for water rights in perpetuity for the irrigation of six hundred and thirty-one Salt River Indian allotments of ten acres each, to be designated by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, water from works constructed under the provision of the Reclamation Act, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto: Provided, That the reclamation fund shall be reimbursed therefor upon terms the same as those provided in said Act or Acts for reimbursement by entrymen on lands irrigated by said works, and there is hereby appropriated $20,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the initial installment of the charges when made for said water.

For beginning the construction by the Indian Service of a diversion dam and necessary controlling works for diverting water from the Gila River at a site above Florence, Arizona, as estimated by the Board of Engineer Officers of the United States Army in paragraph one hundred and thirty-eight of its report to the Secretary of War of February fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen (House Document Numbered Seven hundred and ninety-one), $75,000, to remain available until expended, the total cost not to exceed $175,000: Provided, That said dam shall be constructed as a part of a project for the irrigation from the natural flow of the Gila River of Indian lands on the Gila River Indian Reservation and private and public lands in Pinal County, Arizona: And provided further, That the water diverted from the Gila River by said diversion dam shall be distributed by the Secretary of the Interior to the Indian lands of said reservation and to the private and public lands in said county in accordance with the respective rights and priorities of such lands to the beneficial use of said water as may be determined by agreement

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of the owners thereof with the Secretary of the Interior or by a court of competent jurisdiction: And provided further, That the construction charge for the actual cost of said diversion dam and other works and rights shall be divided equitably by the Secretary of the Interior between the Indian lands and the private and public lands in said county; and said cost as fixed for said Indian lands shall be reimbursable as provided in section two of the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page five hundred and twenty-two); but the construction charge as fixed for the private and public lands in said county shall be paid by the owner or entryman in accordance with the terms of an Act extending the period of payment under reclamation projects, approved August thirteenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and eighty-six): And provided further, That said project shall only be undertaken if the Secretary of the Interior shall be able to make or provide for what he shall deem to be satisfactory adjustments of the rights to the water to be diverted by said diversion dam or carried in canals, and satisfactory arrangements for the inclusion of lands within said project and the purchase of property rights which he shall deem necessary to be acquired, and shall determine and declare said project to be feasible.

For extension of the Ganado irrigation project on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Arizona for the irrigation of approximately six hundred acres of land in addition to the area to be irrigated by said project, as authorized in section two of the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve, $20,000; and for maintenance and operation of the project, $3,000; in all $23,000, reimbursable and to remain available until expended.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to cause to be made by competent engineers the necessary examinations, investigations, and surveys for the purpose of determining the most suitable and practicable method or methods of constructing levees, revetments, or other suitable works sufficient to prevent the Gila River from further eroding and wearing and washing away its banks and from further overflowing its banks at any point in Graham County, Arizona. Said engineers shall also determine and report upon the most suitable, feasible, and practicable means of holding the said river within a fixed channel as it flows through said Graham County. Said Secretary shall submit to Congress the result of such examinations, investigations, and surveys, together with an estimate of the cost thereof, with recommendations thereon, at the earliest practicable date. The sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of conducting said investigations, examinations, and surveys.

For the construction of a bridge across the Little Colorado River, at or near the town of Winslow, Arizona, $15,000, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, and to be reimbursable from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of said Indians: Provided, That no part of the money herein appropriated shall be expended until the Secretary of the Interior shall have obtained from the proper authorities of the State of Arizona, or the county of Navajo, satisfactory guaranties of the payment by the said State of Arizona, or by the county of Navajo, of at least, one-half of the cost of said bridge, and that the proper authorities of the said State of Arizona, or the said county of Navajo, shall assume full responsibility for, and will at all times maintain and repair, said bridge and the approaches thereto: And provided further, That any and all expenses above the amount herein named in connection with

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the building and maintaining of said bridge shall be borne either by the said State of Arizona or the said county of Navajo.

For the construction of three additional steel spans with abutment and piers to extend the bridge across the Gila River on the San Carlos Indian Reservation near San Carlos, Arizona, $17,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, reimbursable to the United States by the Indians having tribal rights on said reservation and to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds belonging to said Indians until paid..

For preservation and repair of prehistoric pueblo ruins and cliff dwellings, under supervision of the Smithsonian Institution, Navajo National Monument, Arizona, $3,000.

CALIFORNIA.

SEC. 3.

For support and civilization of Indians in California, including pay of employees, $42,000.

For the purchase of lands for the homeless Indians in California, including improvements thereon, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, $10,000, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, including pay of superintendent, $119,500; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $129,500.

For reclamation and maintenance charge on Yuma allotments, $10,000, to remain available until expended and to be reimbursed from the sale of surplus lands or from other funds that may be available, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Fort Bidwell Indian School, California, including pay of superintendent, $18,200; for general repairs and improvements, $3,600; in all, $21,800.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Greenville Indian School, California, including pay of superintendent, $18,400; for general repairs and improvements, including purchase of additional land for school faun, $8,000; in all, $26,400.

For the improvement and construction of roads and bridges on the Yuma Indian Reservation in California, $10,000, to be immediately available, reimbursable to the United States by the Indians having tribal rights on said reservation.

FLORIDA.

SEC. 4.

For relief of distress among the Seminole Indians in Florida, and for purposes of their civilization and education, $8,000.

IDAHO.

SEC. 5.

For support and civilization of Indians on the Fort Hall. Reservation in Idaho, including pay of employees, $30,000.

For improvement and maintenance and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, $25,000, reimbursable to the United States out of any funds of the Indians occupying the Fort Hall Reservation now or hereafter available.

For fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Bannocks in Idaho: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of July third, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $5,000.

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For the Coeur d’Alenes, in Idaho: For pay of blacksmith, carpenter, and physician, and purchase of medicines (article eleven, agreement ratified March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one), $3,000.

KANSAS.

SEC. 6.

For support and education of seven hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, and for pay of superintendent, $127,750; for general repair and improvements, $12,500; for barn, $8,000; in all, $148,250.

For support and education of eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Kickapoo Reservation, Kansas, including pay of superintendent, $14,860; for general repairs and improvements, $2,000; in all, $16,860.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Potawatomi Indians in the State of Kansas, and to be expended under his direction, for the construction of bridges across the Big Soldier Creek and Little Soldier Creek, within the Potawatomi Indian Reservation, Jackson County, Kansas: Provided, That no part of the money herein appropriated shall be expended until the Secretary of the Interior shall have obtained from the proper authorities of the county of Jackson satisfactory guaranties of the payment by the said county of Jackson of at least one-half of the cost of said bridges, and that the said proper authorities of the said county of Jackson shall assume full responsibility for and will at all times maintain and repair said bridges: And provided further, That any and all expenses above the amount herein named in connection with the building and maintaining of said bridges shall be borne by the said county of Jackson: And provided further, That this appropriation shall not become effective until approved by an Indian council to be called for that purpose.

LOUISIANA.

SEC. 7.

For clearing the title to lands owned or possessed by the Chettimanchi Band of Indians of Louisiana, for purchase of such lands as may be required to place them on a basis of self-support, and for such other relief as may be needed in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, $1,500: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, require that the legal title to all property purchased, or the title to which is to be cleared, with the funds hereby appropriated shall be in the name of the United States, for the use and benefit of the Indians.

MICHIGAN.

SEC. 8.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and for pay of superintendent, $60,450; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for dairy barn, $8,000; in all, $73,450.

For reimbursement of Joseph Bradley, a member of the Saginaw, Swan Creek, and Black River Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Michigan, for traveling and incidental expenses incurred by him as an authorized representative of said band while appearing before Congress and the Interior Department in January, February, and March, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $250, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available.

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MINNESOTA.

SEC. 9.

For support and education of two hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian School, Pipestone, Minnesota, including pay of superintendent, $39,175; for general repairs and improvements, and for remodeling building for dormitory purposes, $7,000; for mechanical and general utility shop building, $10,000; for septic tank, $5,500; to gravel and improve the road leading from the school buildings to the south line of the reservation, $1,000; to blast out and deepen the ditch and creek on said reservation, $2,000; in all, $64,675.

For support of a school or schools for the Chippewas of the Mississippi in Minnesota (article three, treaty of March nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven), $4,000.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $185,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section seven of the Act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota,” and to use the same for the purpose of promoting civilization and self-support among the said Indians in manner and for purposes provided for in said Act: Provided, That not to exceed $60,000 of said amount, and the one-fourth interest on the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota now to their credit in the Treasury to be used for the maintenance of free schools, shall be used for the compensation of employees in the Indian Service in Minnesota except for irregular laborers, and that the said Chippewas shall receive the preference in filling permanent positions in the service of the Chippewas of Minnesota where the compensation is paid from their tribal funds: Provided further, That not less than $10,000 of said amount of $185,000 may be used to furnish employment to the said Chippewas in building roads and making other improvements upon the Chippewa reservations in Minnesota for the benefit of the said Chippewas, and $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to establish an electric light plant at the White Earth Agency, the boarding school there and the village of White Earth, Minnesota, said plant, or its proportionate share of expenses to be maintained by the residents of White Earth village under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to advance to the executive committee of the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota the sum of $1,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended in the annual celebration of said band to be held June fourteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, out of the funds belonging to said band.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to convey by patent in fee simple to independent school district numbered one, of Mahnomen County, Minnesota, for the purpose of a demonstration farm in connection with the agricultural department of the public schools of said place, that certain tract of land which had been set apart for the now abandoned Mahnomen Indian day school, said tract being described as follows, to wit: West half of the southwest quarter of section eleven, township one hundred and forty-four north, range forty-two west of the fifth principal meridian, in Minnesota: Provided, That the purchase price of the property conveyed, which shall be not less than its appraised value, shall be divided equally among those members of the Pembina Band of Indians living on the date of passage of this Act who were born

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prior to July twenty-first, nineteen hundred, but were not included on the allotment schedule approved on that date; appraisement of the property and payment of the proceeds to the said Indians to be under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided further, That this shall not be construed to affect any rights involved in pending litigation.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue to the Northern Minnesota Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church a patent in fee for forty acres of land on the Nett Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota, described as follows: South half of northeast quarter of lot one; north half of southeast quarter of lot one; south half of north half of northeast quarter of lot one; north half of south half of southeast quarter of lot one; south half of northeast quarter of northwest quarter; and south half of south half of north half of northeast quarter of northwest quarter, all in section nineteen, township sixty-five north, range, twenty-one west of the fourth principal meridian containing forty acres more or less; such patent to be in lieu of that authorized and directed in the Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and ninety-one).

That the Secretary of the Interior, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, is hereby authorized to advance to any individual Chippewa Indian in the State of Minnesota entitled to participate in the permanent fund of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota one-fourth of the amount which would now be coming to said Indian under a pro rata distribution of said permanent fund: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, may use for or advance to any Chippewa Indian in the State of Minnesota entitled to share in said fund who is incompetent, blind, crippled, decrepit, or helpless from old age, disease, or accident, one-fourth of the amount which would now be coming to said Indian under a pro rata distribution of said permanent fund: Provided further, That any money received hereunder by any member of said tribe or used for his or her benefit shall be deducted from the share of said member in the permanent fund of the said Chippewa Indians in Minnesota to which he or she would be entitled: Provided further, That the funds hereunder to be paid to Indians shall not be subject to any lien or claim of attorneys or other third parties.1

The superintendent of logging upon the Chippewa Reservations in Minnesota is hereby authorized to expend not to exceed $25,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, from the amount derived from the sale of the pine timber of the Chippewas of Minnesota, in the payment of scalers, check scalers, as provided by the Act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine (Twenty-fifth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and forty-two), and such clerks as he may employ. Any Act not in conformity with this provision is hereby repealed. A detailed statement of all the expenses hereinafter incurred and paid from the tribal funds of the Chippewas of Minnesota shall be reported to Congress annually.

That the sum of $6,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of the State of Minnesota, is hereby appropriated to pay the expenses of the general council of said tribe to be held at Bemidji, Minnesota, beginning on the second Tuesday of July, nineteen hundred and sixteen, pursuant to the constitution of the general council of said Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, organized in May, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and to pay the actual and necessary expenses of the delegates who attended the meeting of said general council, commencing June twelfth and ending


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June fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, at White Earth, Minnesota, and at Detroit, Minnesota, October fourth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, and also the necessary expenses of the members of the executive committee of said council when attending to the business of the tribe, and to pay the expenses to Washington, in January and February, nineteen hundred and fifteen, and in January, February, and March, nineteen hundred and sixteen, of the delegations of the Chippewa Indians of the State of Minnesota, appointed by the president of said general council pursuant to the resolutions of said general councils of August fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and June fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to present the affairs of said Indians of the State of Minnesota to the officials of the United States; said $6,000 to be immediately available, and the expenses of said delegation to be paid by the Secretary of the Interior upon itemized accounts approved by the president of the executive committee of said council and certified to by the secretary of the council. The Secretary of the Interior may authorize an inspector, or special agent, or Indian superintendent, to attend future sessions of said general council and conventions to which delegates therefor are elected.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States $500, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section seven of the Act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota,” and to use said withdrawn sum in the purchase and fencing of burial grounds for the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa Indians of Minnesota.

For the tuition, board, books and paper and traveling expenses to and from their respective homes of two Chippewa boys for the school year ending June tenth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $1,500; and for five Chippewa boys for the school year ending June tenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $3,250; incurred under the authority of the general council of the Minnesota Chippewas, said amounts to be paid upon vouchers being submitted to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and approved by the board of Indian education of the said general council: Provided, That the said payments shall be made from the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota in the Treasury of the United States.

That the sixth paragraph of section nine of the Act approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page eighty-nine), be, and the same hereby is, amended by striking out the words “one of whom shall be selected by the Department of Justice,” in the third line thereof, and substituting therefor the words “one of whom shall be selected from assistants to the Attorney General, and who shall continue as such commissioner during the pleasure and under the direction of the Attorney General.”

That the unexpended balance of $3,436.03 of the appropriation for carrying into effect the provisions of the Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, making appropriations for current and contingent expenses of the Indian Service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page eighty-nine), creating a commission to prepare a roll of the allottees within the White Earth Reservation, in the State of Minnesota, and defining the duties of such commission, is hereby reappropriated and made immediately available for the payment of expenses incurred and salaries earned by the said commissioners, or under their direction, in carrying out the provisions of said Act since June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and for

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the purpose of continuing the work of such commission under said Act.

That for the completion of the enrollment of the allottees within the White Earth Reservation, in the State of Minnesota, required by the Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, as amended by this Act, there is hereby appropriated the sum of $5,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary for that purpose. This appropriation shall continue available until expended or the work of the said commission shall have been completed.

To carry into effect the Act entitled “An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, to provide for the establishment and administration of a forest reserve and for the sale of timber within the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota,” that the following-described lands within the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota, be, and the same hereby are, created into a forest reserve, to be known as the Red Lake Indian Forest: Townships one hundred and fifty and one hundred and fifty-one north, ranges thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five, and thirty-six west, and townships one hundred and fifty-two and one hundred and fifty-three north, ranges thirty-two, thirty-three, and thirty-four west of the fifth principal meridian, except the lands in townships one hundred and fifty-one north, range thirty-six west, which lie north of the north line of sections twenty-six to thirty, inclusive, and except all lands within sections four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, and eighteen, in township one hundred and fifty-three north, range thirty-four west. The provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to any lands which have heretofore been reserved for school, agency, church, or town-site purposes or granted to private parties or corporations within the area described, nor to the town site of Red Lake, for the creation of which provision is made herein: Provided, That when any of said lands are on longer needed for the purpose for which they are reserved, the Secretary of the Interior may declare such lands to be a part of the Red Lake Indian Forest.

That lands within said Red Lake Indian forest, which are not covered with standing and growing merchantable pine timber and which are suited for the production of agricultural crops and which are fronting upon a lake shore, may be allotted to individual Lake Red Indians: Provided, That no such allotment shall exceed eighty acres nor have more than eighty rods fronting upon a lake shore: Provided further, That in case an Indian has improved and cultivated more than eighty acres, his allotment may embrace his improvements to the extent of one hundred and sixty acres.

That said forest shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior in accordance with the principles of scientific foresty, with a view to the production of successive timber crops thereon, and he is hereby authorized to sell and manufacture only such standing and growing pine and oak timber as is mature and has ceased to grow, and he is also authorized to sell and manufacture from time to time such other mature and marketable timber as he may deem advisable, and he is further authorized to construct and operate sawmills for the manufacture of the timber into merchantable products and to employ such persons as he shall find necessary to carry out the purposes of the foregoing provisions, including the establishment of nurseries and the purchase of seeds, seedlings, and transplants when needed for reforestation purposes: Provided, That all timber sold under the provisions herein shall be sold on what is known as the bank scale: Provided further, That no contract shall be made for the establishment of any mill, or to carry on any logging or lumbering operations which shall constitute a charge

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upon the proceeds of the timber, until an estimate of the cost thereof shall have first been submitted to and approved by Congress.

That the Secretary of the Interior may issue permits or grant leases on such lands for camping or farming. No permit shall be issued for a longer term than one year and no lease shall be executed for a longer term than five years. Every permit or lease issued under authority of this Act to Indians, or to other persons or corporations, and every patent for an allotment within the limits of the forest created by section one, shall reserve to the United States the right to cross the land covered thereby with logging roads or railroads, to use the shore line, or to erect thereon and use such structures as shall be necessary to the proper and economical management of the Indian Forest created by this Act; and the Secretary of the Interior may reserve from allotment tracts considered necessary for such administration.

After the payment of all expenses connected with the administration of these lands as herein provided, the net proceeds therefrom shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Red Lake Indians and draw interest at the rate of four per centum per annum. The interest on this fund may be used by the Secretary of the Interior in such manner as he shall consider most advantageous and beneficial to the Red Lake Indians. Expenditure from the principal shall be made only after the approval by Congress of estimates submitted by the said Secretary.

That the Secretary of the Interior shall select and set apart an area not exceeding two hundred acres, in sections twenty, twenty-one, twenty-eight, and twenty-nine, township one hundred and fifty-one north, range thirty-four west, cause the lands thus selected to be surveyed and platted into suitable lots, streets, and alleys, and dedicate said streets and alleys and such lots and parcels as he may consider necessary to public uses. The lands thus selected shall not be allotted but held as an Indian town site subject to further legislation by Congress.

That the timber on lands of the Red Lake Indian Reservation outside the boundaries of the forest created by this Act may be sold under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and the proceeds administered under the provisions of the general deficiency Act of March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-three (Twenty-second Statutes at Large, page five hundred and ninety), and the Indian appropriation Act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and sixty-three).

MISSISSIPPI.

SEC. 10.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to investigate the condition of the Indians living in Mississippi and report to Congress on the first Monday of next December as to their need for additional land and school facilities, $1,000, to be immediately available.

MONTANA.

SEC. 11.

For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $20,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Flathead Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $20,000, of which amount not exceeding $4,500 shall be expended for salaries.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Peck Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $30,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Blackfeet Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $25,000.

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For maintenance and operation, including repairs, of the irrigation systems on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $20,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten.

For fulfilling treaties with Crows, Montana: For pay of physician, $1,200; and for pay of carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of May seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $3,600; for pay of second blacksmith (article eight, same treaty), $1,200; in all, $6,000.

For subsistence and civilization of the Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes (agreement with the Sioux Indians, approved February twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven), including Northern Cheyennes removed from Pine Ridge Agency to Tongue River, Montana, and for pay of physician, two teachers, two carpenters, one miller, two farmers, a blacksmith, and engineer (article seven, treaty of May tenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $80.000.

For the employment of “line riders” along the southern and eastern boundaries of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in the State of Montana, $1,500.

For the support and civilization of Rocky Boy’s Band of Chippewas, and other indigent and homeless Indians in the State of Montana, including pay of employees, $5,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States not to exceed the sum of $100,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Indians on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana, for the purpose of purchasing and caring for cattle for the use of individual Indians, seeds, and necessary farming equipment, to enable them to become self-supporting: Provided, That said sum shall be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment and placed into the Treasury to the credit of the said tribe on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-five: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to Congress annually on the first Monday in December a detailed statement as to the expenditure of this fund.

For the purchase of a strip of land containing sixteen acres, more or less, lying between the Flathead River and the Flathead Indian Agency reserve, Montana, for an addition to said reserve, $320, and said amount shall be reimbursed to the United States from the proceeds arising from the sale of lands and timber within the Flathead Indian Reservation.

That lands on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana valuable for agricultural or horticultural purposes, heretofore classified as timber lands, may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be appraised and opened to homestead entry under regulations prescribed by him, upon condition that homestead entrymen shall at the time of making their original homestead entries pay the full value of the timber found on the land at the time that the appraisement of the land itself is made, such payment to be in addition to the appraised price of the lands apart from the timber.1

For continuing construction of the irrigation systems on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in Montana, $750,000 (reimbursable), which shall be immediately available and remain available until expended: Provided, That the payments for the proportionate cost of the construction of said systems required of settlers on the surplus unallotted land by section nine, chapter fourteen hundred ninety-five, Statutes of the United States of America, entitled "An Act for the survey and


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allotment of lands now embraced within the. limits of the Flathead Indian Reservation in the State of Montana, and the sale and disposal of all surplus lands after allotment," as amended by section fifteen of the Act of May twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and forty-eight), shall be made as herein provided: Provided further, That nothing contained in the Act of May twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and forty--four), shall be construed to exempt the purchaser of any Indian allotment purchased prior to the expiration of the trust period thereon from any charge for construction of the irrigation system incurred up to the time of such purchase, except such charges as shall have accrued and become due in accordance with the public notices herein provided for, or to relieve the owners of any or all land allotted to Indians in severalty from payment of the charges herein required to be made against said land on account of construction of the irrigation systems; and in carrying out the provisions of said section the exemption therein authorized from charges incurred against allotments purchased prior to the expiration of the trust period thereon shall be the amount of the charges or installments thereof die under public notice herein provided for up to the time of such purchase.1

For continuing construction of the irrigation systems on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in Montana, $100,000 (reimbursable), which shall be immediately available: Provided, That the proportionate cost of the construction of said systems required of settlers and entrymen on the surplus unallotted irrigable land by section two of the Act of May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and fifty-eight), shall be paid as herein provided: Provided further, That nothing contained in said Act of May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, shall be construed to exempt the purchaser of any Indian allotment purchased prior to the expiration of the trust period thereon from any charge for construction of the irrigation system incurred up to the time of such purchase, except such charges as shall have accrued and become due in accordance with the public notices herein provided for, and the purchaser of any Indian allotment to be irrigated by said systems purchased upon approval of the Secretary of the Interior before the charges against said allotment herein authorized shall have been paid shall pay all charges remaining unpaid at the time of such purchase, and in all patents or deeds for such purchased allotments, and also in all patents in fee to allottees or their heirs issued before payment shall have been made of all such charges herein authorized to be made against their allotments, there shall be expressed that there is reserved upon the lands therein described a lien for such charges, and such lien may be enforced, or upon payment of the delinquent charges may be released by the Secretary of the Interior.

For continuing construction of the irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, in Montana, $25,000 (reimbursable), which shall be immediately available: Provided, That the entryman upon the surplus unallotted lands to be irrigated by such systems shall, in addition to compliance with the homestead laws, before receiving patent for the lands covered by his entry, pay the charges apportioned against such tract as herein authorized, and a failure to snake any two payments when due shall render the entry subject to cancellation, with the forfeiture to the United States of all rights acquired under the provisions of this act, as well as of any moneys paid on account thereof. The purchaser of any Indian allotment to be irrigated by such systems, purchased upon approval of the Secretary of the Interior, before the charges against said allotment herein


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authorized shall have been paid, shall pay all charges remaining unpaid at the time of such purchase and in all patents or deeds for such purchased allotments, and also in all patents in fee to allottees or their heirs issued before payment of all such charges herein authorized to be made against their allotments, there shall be expressed that there is reserved upon the lands therein described a lien for such charges, and such lien may be enforced, or, upon payment of the delinquent charges, may be released by the Secretary of the Interior.

The work to be done with the amounts herein appropriated for the completion of the Blackfeet, Flathead, and Fort Peck projects may be done by the Reclamation Service on plans and estimates furnished by that service and approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs: Provided, That not to exceed $15,000 of applicable appropriations made for the Flathead, Blackfeet, and Fort Peck irrigation projects shall be available for the maintenance, repair, and operation of motorpropelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles for official use upon the aforesaid irrigation projects: Provided further, That not to exceed $7,500 may be used for the purchase of horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and that not to exceed $1,500 may be used for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to announce, at such time as in his opinion seems proper, the charge for construction of irrigation systems on the Blackfeet, Flathead, and Fort Peck Indian Reservations in Montana, which shall be made against each acre of land irrigable by the systems on each of said reservations. Such charges shall be assessed against the land irrigable by the systems on each said reservation in the proportion of the total construction cost which each acre of such land bears to the whole area of irrigable land thereunder.

On the first day of December after the announcement by the Secretary of the interior of the construction charge the allottee, entryman, purchaser, or owner of such irrigable land which might have been furnished water for irrigation during the whole of the preceding irrigation season, from ditches actually constructed, shall pay to the superintendent of the reservation where the land is located, for deposit to the credit of the United States as a reimbursement of the appropriations made or to be made for construction of said irrigation systems, five per centum of the construction charge fixed for his land, as an initial installment, and shall pay the balance of the charge in fifteen annual installments, the first five of which shall each be five per centum of the construction charge and the remainder shall each be seven per centum of the construction charge. The first of the annual installments shall become due and payable on December first of the fifth calendar year after the initial installment: Provided, That any allottee, entryman, purchaser, or owner may, if he so elects, pay the whole or any part of the construction charges within any shorter period: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, grant such extension of the time for payments herein required from Indian allottees or their heirs as he may determine proper and necessary, so long as such land remains in Indian title.

That the tribal funds heretofore covered into the Treasury of the United States in partial reimbursement of appropriations made for constructing irrigation systems on said reservations shall be placed to the credit of the tribe and be available for such expenditure for the benefit of the tribe as Congress may hereafter direct.

The cost of constructing the irrigation systems to irrigate allotted lands of the Indians on these reservations shall be reimbursed to the United States as hereinbefore provided, and no further reim-

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bursements from the tribal funds shall be made on account of said irrigation works except that all charges against Indian allottees or their heirs herein authorized, unless otherwise paid, may be paid from the individual shares in the tribal funds, when the same is available for distribution, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior.

That in addition to the construction charges every allottee, entryman, purchaser, or owner shall pay to the superintendent of the reservation a maintenance and operation charge based upon the total cost of maintenance and operation of the systems on the several reservations, and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to fix such maintenance and operation charge upon such basis as shall be equitable to the owners of the irrigable land. Such charges when collected shall be available for expenditure in the maintenance and operation of the systems on the reservation where collected: Provided, That delivery of water to any tract of land may be refused on account of nonpayment of any charges herein authorized, and the same may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be collected by a suit for money owed: Provided further, That the rights of the United States heretofore acquired, to water for Indian lands referred to in the foregoing pro-vision, namely, the Blackfeet, Fort Peck, and Flathead Reservation land, shall be continued in full force and effect until the Indian title to such land is extinguished.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to prescribe such rules and regulations and issue such notices as may be necessary to tarry into effect the provisions of this Act, and he is hereby authorized and directed to determine the area of land on each reservation which may be irrigated from constructed ditches and to determine what allowance, if any, shall be made for ditches constructed by individuals for the diversion and distribution of a partial or total water supply for allotted or surplus unallotted land: Provided, That, if water be available prior to the announcement of the charge herein authorized, the Secretary of the Interior may furnish water to land under the systems on the said reservations, making a reasonable charge therefor, and such charges when collected may be used for construction or maintenance of the systems through which such water shall have been furnished.1

NEBRASKA.

SEC. 12.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Genoa, Nebraska, including pay of superintendent, $68,800; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for new boilers at power plant, extension of lighting system and of water and sewer main, and for construction of septic tank, $10,800; for the purpose of making necessary repairs on the Government bridge across the Niobrara River near Niobrara, Nebraska; also to reconstruct one span of ninety feet over the back channel of the Niobrara River at the same point, the sum of $6,500; said sum to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior; in all, $91,100.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion-, to approve the assessments, together with maps showing right of way and definite location of proposed drainage ditches to be made under the laws of the State of Nebraska upon the allotments of certain Omaha and Winnebago Indians in Wakefield drainage district, in Dixon, Wayne, and Thurston Counties in Nebraska.


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That the Secretary-of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay the amount assessed against each of said allotments: Provided, That said assessment shall not exceed $10 per acre on any allotment or portion thereof; and there is hereby appropriated for said purpose, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $30,000, to be immediately available, the said sum to be reimbursable from the rentals of said allotments, not to exceed fifty per centum of the amount of rents received annually, or from any funds belonging to the said allottees, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and lie is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to approve deeds for right of way from such said allottees or their heirs as may be necessary to permit the construction and maintenance of said drainage ditch upon the payment of adequate damages therefor.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to approve the assessments upon all other restricted allotments located within any proposed drainage district located and made under the laws of the State of Nebraska.

That in the event any allottees shall receive a patent in fee to any allotment of land in any lawfully constituted drainage district within the State of Nebraska before the United States shall have been wholly reimbursed as herein provided, the amount remaining unpaid shall become a first lien on such allotment, and the fact of such lien shall be recited on the face of each patent in fee issued and the amount of the lien set forth thereon, and the receipt of the Secretary of the Interior, or of the officer, agent, or employee duly authorized by him for that purpose, for the payment of the amount assessed against any allotment as herein provided shall, when duly recorded by the recorder of deeds in the county wherein the land is located, operate as a satisfaction of such lien.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to perform any and all acts and to make such rules and regulations as maybe necessary and proper for the purpose of carrying these provisions into full force and effect.


SEC. 13.

For support and civilization of Indians in Nevada, including pay of employees, $18,500.

For support and education of two hundred and ninety Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carson City, Nevada, including pay of superintendent, $50,430; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; for irrigating school farm, $4,000; in all, $62,430.

For the purpose of procuring home and farm sites, with adequate water rights, and providing agricultural equipment and instruction and other necessary supplies for the nonreservation Indians in the State of Nevada, $15,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended for mileage, salaries, or expenses of employees.

For the improvement, enlargement, and extension of the irrigation diversion and distribution system to irrigate approximately three thousand three hundred acres of Indian land on the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, $30,000, reimbursable from any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the cost of said entire work shall not exceed $85,000.

For the purchase of land and water rights for the Washoe Tribe of Indians, the title to which is to be held in the United States for the benefit of said Indians, $10,000, to be immediately available; for the support and civilization of said Indians, $5,000; in all, $15,000.

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NEW MEXICO.

SEC. 14.

For support and education of four hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $ 77,400; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; for the purchase of additional acreage adjoining or in the vicinity of the school farm, $12,000; in all, $97,400.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Santa Fe, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $59,550; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for water supply, $1,600; for the construction of an assembly hall and gymnasium, $25,000; in all, $92,150.

For the pay of one special attorney for the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, to be designated by the Secretary of the Interior, and for necessary traveling expenses of said attorney, $2,000, or so much thereof as the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary.

For construction work on the Indian highway extending from the Mesa Verde National Park to Gallup, New Mexico, on the Navajo Reservation, $15,000, said sum to be reimbursed from any funds which are now or may hereafter be placed in the Treasury to the credit of said Indians: Provided, That such sum shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior in such manner and at such times and places as he may deem proper, and in the employment of Indian labor as far as possible for the construction of said highway.

NEW YORK.

SEC. 15.

For fulfilling treaties with Senecas of New York: For permanent annuity in lieu of interest on stock (Act of February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-one), $6,000.

For fulfilling treaties with Six Nations of New York: For permanent annuity, in clothing and other useful articles (article six, treaty of November eleventh, seventeen hundred and ninety-four), $4,500.

NORTH CAROLINA.

SEC. 16.

For support and education of one hundred and eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, including pay of superintendent, $30,000; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $36,000.

NORTH DAKOTA.

SEC. 17.

For support and civilization of the Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $5,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Berthold Agency, in North Dakota, including pay of employees, $15,000.

For support and civilization of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $11,000.

For support and education of one hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $22,175; for general repairs and improvements, $4,000; for boys’ dormitory, $30,000; in all, $56,175.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $68,500; sinking wells and making improvements of the water system, $4,000, to be immediately available; for barn, $5,000; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $82,500.

For support and education of two hundred and twenty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, and pay of

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superintendent, $38,540; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for new school building, $20,000; in all, $63,540.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, from time to time, in his discretion, all moneys derived from the sale and disposition of surplus lands, within the limits of the former Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota, arising under the provisions of the Act approved June first, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and fifty-five), together with the accrued interest thereon, and distribute the same per capita to the Indians entitled thereto in the following manner, to wit: To competent Indians in cash share and share alike and to incompetent Indians by depositing equal shares to their individual credit in banks bonded and designated as depositories for individual Indian moneys, subject to expenditure for the benefit of the Indians entitled under such rules as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, and hereafter annual distributions shall similarly be made of funds accruing under the provisions of the Act herein referred to.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to redeem a mortgage on the allotment selection of Starr McGillis, a Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian, described as the northwest quarter of section thirty-four, township one hundred and sixty-four north, range seventy west of the fifth principal meridian, North Dakota, $1,500, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to reimburse Benson County, North Dakota, for moneys actually paid to the State of North Dakota for care and maintenance of insane Indians at the State insane asylum, as follows: Joseph Larger, $457.44; Mary J. Pejihutaskana, $410; Alfred Littlewind, $630; in all, $1,497.44.

For the erection of a headstone to mark the grave of Scarlet Crow, a Sioux Indian chief of the Wahpeton Tribe, who was buried March thirteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, in a grave marked “76-R. A. 22,” $100.

OKLAHOMA.

SEC. 18.

For support and civilization of the Wichitas and affiliated bands who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $5,000.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sure of $25,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, for the support of the agency and pay of employees maintained for their benefit.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $250,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, and pay out the same for the benefit of the members of said tribes for their maintenance and support, and improvement of their homesteads, for the ensuing year, in such manner and under such regulations as he may prescribe: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and seventeen, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

For support and civilization of the Cheyennes and Arapahoes who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $35,000.

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For support and civilization of the Kansas Indians, Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $1,500.

For support and civilization of the Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $2,000.

For support and civilization of the Ponca Indians in Oklahoma and Nebraska, including pay of employees, $8,000.

For support and education of five hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Chilocco, Oklahoma, including pay of superintendent, $86,250; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $93,250.

For fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For perpetual annuity, to be paid in cash to the Pawnees (article three, agreement of November twenty-third, eighteen hundred and ninety-two), $30,000; for support of two manual labor schools (article three, treaty of September twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven), $10,000; for pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer and apprentices, and two teachers (article four, same treaty), $5,400; for purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries for the shops (article four, same treaty), $500; for pay of physician and purchase of medicines, $1,200; in all, $47,100.

For support of Quapaws, Oklahoma: For education (article three, treaty of May thirteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-three), $1,000; for blacksmith and assistants, and tools, iron, and steel for blacksmith shop (same article and treaty), $500; in all, $1,500: Provided, That the President of the United States shall certify the same to be for the best interests of the Indians.

That the unexpended balance of $9,533.38 is hereby reappropriated and made available for continuing the relief and settlement of the Apache Indians formerly confined as prisoners of war on the Fort Sill Military Reservation, Oklahoma, for the purchase of allotments in Oklahoma, as provided for in the Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page seventy-seven), for the three adult heads of families who have not heretofore received allotments.

That the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company be, and is hereby, authorized to reconstruct its line of railroad through the Chilocco Indian School Reservation in the State of Oklahoma to eliminate, where necessary, existing heavy grades and curves, and for such purpose to acquire the necessary right of way, not exceeding two hundred feet in width, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior and to the payment for the land so taken and occupied by such new right of way of such an amount as may be determined by the Secretary of the Interior to be fair and adequate compensation therefor, including all damage which may be caused by the reconstruction of said line of railroad to adjoining lands, crops, and other improvements, said amount to be paid to the Secretary of the Interior for the use and benefit of the Chilocco Indian School.

FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.

SEC. 19.

For expenses of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, and the compensation of employees, $185,000, of which $10,000 shall be immediately available.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to the enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians of Oklahoma entitled under existing law to share in the funds of said tribes, or to their lawful heirs, out of any moneys belonging to said tribes in the United States Treasury or deposited in any bank or held by any official under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, not to exceed $300 per capita, in the case

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of the Choctaws, and $200 per capita in the case of the Chickasaws, said payment to be made under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That in cases where such enrolled members, or their heirs, are Indians who by reason of their degree of Indian blood belong to the restricted class, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, withhold such payments and use the same for the benefit of such restricted Indians: Provided further, That the money paid to the enrolled members as provided herein shall be exempt from any lien for attorneys’ fees or other debt contracted prior to the passage of this Act except that the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized within thirty days after the passage of this Act, to investigate claims not to exceed $1,950 growing out of contracts alleged to be in existence between John Calvin Gray, William T. Lancaster, Arthur Jennings and Clyde Jennings, as enrolled members of the Choctaw or Chickasaw Nations, and Henry W. Blair, Kappler and Merillat, James K. Jones, Charles M. Fechheimer and Eugene Hamilton, as attorneys, and in case such claims are found to be valid and the contracts approved in accordance with existing law, the said Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion apply any amounts that may be found due under this paragraph to the aforesaid enrolled members of the Choctaw or Chickasaw Nations to the payment of such fee, but the amounts due hereunder to other enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations shall not be held in abeyance to this claim but shall be paid promptly without reference to same: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $8,000 out of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Tribal funds for the expenses and the compensation of all necessary employees for the distribution of the said per capita payments. That the Secretary of the Interior be, and lie is hereby, authorized to pay to the enrolled members of the Seminole Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma entitled under existing law to share in the funds of said tribe, or to their lawful heirs, out of any moneys belonging to said tribe in the United States Treasury or deposited in any bank or held by any official under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, $300 per capita: Provided, That said payment shall be made under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided further, That in cases where such enrolled members or their heirs are Indians who belong to the restricted class, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, withhold such payments and use the same for the benefit of such restricted Indians Provided further, That the money paid to the enrolled members or their heirs as provided herein shall be exempt from any lien for attorney’s fees or other debt contracted prior to the passage of this Act. There is hereby appropriated a sum not to exceed $2,000 out of the funds of said Seminole Tribe for the payment of salaries and other expenses of said per capita payment or payments.

For salaries and expenses of such attorneys and other employees as the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, deem necessary in probate matters affecting allottees or their heirs in the Five Civilized Tribes and in the several tribes of the Quapaw Agency, and for the costs and other necessary expenses incident to suits instituted or conducted by such attorneys, $85,000.

For the support, continuance, and maintenance of the Cherokee Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, for the orphan Indian children of the Five Civilized Tribes belonging to the restricted class, to be conducted as an industrial school under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, including repairs and improvements, $40,000: Provided, That the unexpended balance of $7,500 appropriated by the Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, is

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hereby reappropriated for the purchase of additional land, not to exceed sixty acres.

The sum of $275,000, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him, in aid of the common schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be subject to the limitation in section one of this Act limiting the expenditure of money to educate children of less than one-fourth Indian blood.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to use not exceeding $35,000 of the proceeds of sales of unallotted lands and other tribal property belonging to any of the Five Civilized Tribes for payment of salaries of employees and other expenses of advertising and sale in connection with the further sales of such tribal lands and property, including the advertising and sale of the land within the segregated coal and asphalt area of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, or of the surface thereof as provided for in the Act of Congress approved February nineteenth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh United States Statutes at Large, page sixty-seven), and of the improvements thereon, which is hereby expressly authorized, and for other work necessary to a final settlement of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes: Provided, That not to exceed $10,000 of such amount may be in connection with the collection of rents of unallotted lands and tribal buildings: Provided further, That during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, no moneys shall be expended from tribal funds belonging to the Five Civilized Tribes without specific appropriation by Congress, except as follows: Equalization of allotments, per capita and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, tribal and other Indian schools for the current fiscal year under existing law, salaries and contingent expenses of governors, chiefs, assistant chiefs, secretaries, interpreters, and mining trustees of the tribes for the current fiscal year at salaries at the rate heretofore paid, and attorneys for said tribes employed tinder contract approved by the President, under existing law, for the current fiscal year: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay the cost of maintenance during the current fiscal year of the tribal and other schools and to continue during the ensuing fiscal year the tribal and other schools among the Choctaw, Chickasaws, Creek, and Seminole Tribes from the tribal funds of those nations, within his discretion and tinder such rules and regulations as lie may prescribe: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby empowered, during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, to expend funds of the Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole Nations available for school purposes under existing law for such repairs, improvements, or new buildings as he may deem essential for the proper conduct of the several schools of said tribes.

For fulfilling treaties with Choctaws, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article two, treaty of November sixteenth, eighteen hundred and five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $3,000; for permanent anuity for support of light-horsemen (article thirteen, treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five) $600; for permanent annuity for support of blacksmith (article six, treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, and article nine, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article

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thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, $600; for permanent annuity for education (article two, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $6,000; for permanent annuity for iron and steel (article nine, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $320; in all, $10,520.

For the salaries and expenses of not to exceed six oil and gas inspectors, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior to, supervise oil and gas mining operations on allotted lands leased by members of the Five Civilized Tribes from which restrictions have not been removed, and to conduct investigations with a view to the prevention of waste, $15,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to acquire on behalf of the Choctaw Nation, Oklahoma, by purchase or otherwise, such lands or easements as shall be necessary for the purpose of a roadway leading from Wheelock Academy, Choctaw Nation, Oklahoma, to the public highway, and to expend therefor not to exceed $150, from Choctaw tribal funds.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to effectuate a compromise settlement of the suit of the United States against E. Dowden and others decided adversely to the Government on January fourth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, by the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and now pending on appeal in the Supreme Court of the United States, and for said purpose to purchase whatever right, title, and interest that said E. Dowden may have in or to the land involved in said suit, said land being situated within the area segregated for town-site purposes at Tuttle, Oklahoma, and to take such other action as may be necessary to quiet the title in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations to said land and in the purchasers from said nations at the Government sale of the town lots, and for the above purpose the sum of $57,500, together with interest thereon at the rate of six per centum per annum from February twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, to date of settlement, is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated: Provided, That the United States is to be reimbursed to the extent of the proceeds heretofore derived, or which may hereafter be derived, from the sale of the town lots within the area affected by such compromise settlement.

OREGON.

SEC. 20.

For support and civilization of Indians of the Klamath Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $6,000.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands, under Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,000.

For support and civilization of the Indians of the Umatilla Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $3,000.

For support and education of six hundred Indian pupils, including native Indian pupils brought from Alaska, at the Indian school, Salem, Oregon, including pay of superintendent, $102,000; for general repairs and improvements, $12,000; for remodeling sewer system, $5,000; for three high-pressure steam boilers, $7,200: Provided, That the unused balance of $9,830 of the amount appropriated by the Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and two), and an additional amount of $2,500 may be expended for an addition to the assembly hall; in all, $128,700.

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For support and civilization of Indians at Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,000: Provided, That section three of an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the sale of certain lands belonging to the Indians of the Siletz Indian Reservation in the State of Oregon," approved May thirteenth, nineteen hundred and ten, be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

(SEC. 3. That when such lands are surveyed and platted, they shall be appraised and sold, except land reserved for water-power sites as provided in section two of this Act, under the provisions of the Revised Statutes covering the sale of town sites located on the public domain. That the proceeds derived from the sale of any lands hereunder, after reimbursing the United States for the expense incurred in carrying out the provisions of this Act, shall be paid, share and share alike, to the enrolled members of the tribe.)

For construction, maintenance, and operation of the Modoc Point irrigation system within the Klamath Indian Reservation, in the State of Oregon, $20,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven: Provided, That the limit of cost of said project fixed by the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve, is hereby changed from $155,000 to $170,000.

That the sum of $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Klamath Indians of the State of Oregon, is hereby appropriated to pay the actual expenses of the two delegates of the said tribe who have been elected by the general council of the Klamath Indians to attend to the business of the tribe and pay their expenses to Washington in February and March, nineteen hundred and sixteen, to present the affairs of the said Klamath Indians of the State of Oregon to the officials of the United States.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $3,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Klamath Indians of the State of Oregon, and use the same for the construction of a bridge across the Williamson River, on the Klamath Indian Reservation, Oregon, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.

For the construction of two bridges on the Umatilla Indian Reservation, in Oregon, suitable for wagon and other purposes, across the Umatilla River, at a limit of cost of $28,000, the first at or near Thorn Hollow Station, the second at or near Mission Station, the sum of $18,666 is hereby appropriated to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior and to be reimbursable. from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of said Indians: Provided, That no part of the money herein appropriated shall be expended until the Secretary of the Interior shall have obtained from the proper authorities of the State of Oregon, or from the county of Umatilla, at least one-third of the cost of said bridges, and that the proper authorities of the said State of Oregon or the said county of Umatilla shall assume full responsibility for, and agree at all times to maintain and repair, said bridges and construct and maintain the approaches thereto: Provided further, That any and all expenses above the amount herein named in connection with the building and maintenance of said brides shall be borne by the said State of Oregon or the said county of Umatilla.

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PENNSYLVANIA.

SEC. 21.

For support and education of Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, including pay of superintendent, $132,000; for general repairs and improvements, $20,000; in all, $152,000.

SOUTH DAKOTA.

SEC. 22.

For support and education of three hundred and sixty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school at Flandreau, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $61,500; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $67,500: Provided, That the unexpended balance of $1,607.44 appropriated by the Act approved August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, for repairing buildings and replacing equipment destroyed or damaged by the. tornado of June tenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, at Flandreau Indian School, South Dakota, is hereby reappropriated and made immediately available for the purchase and installation of a water tank and the purchase of dairy cattle for said school.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $43,750; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for steel water tank, $2,000; for new boilers and installation thereof, $3,000; for addition to shop building, $1,000; for barn, $5,000; in all, $60,750.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Rapid City, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $48,500; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for new school building, $30,000; in all, $83,500.

For support of Sioux of different tribes, including Santee Sioux of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota: For pay of five teachers, one physician, one carpenter, one miller, one engineer, two farmers, and one blacksmith (article thirteen, treaty of April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $10,400; for pay of second blacksmith, and furnishing iron, steel, and other material (article eight of same treaty), $1,600; for pay of additional employees at the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $95,000; for subsistence of the Sioux, other than the Rosebud, Cheyenne River, and Standing Rock Tribes, and for purposes of their civilization (Act of February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven), $200,000: Provided, That this sum shall include transportation of supplies from the termination of railroad or steamboat transportation, and in this service Indians shall be employed whenever practicable; in all, $307,000.

For support and maintenance of day and industrial schools among the Sioux Indians, including the erection and repairs of school buildings, $200,000, in accordance with the provisions of article five of the agreement made and entered into September twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and ratified February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven (Nineteenth Statutes, page two hundred and fifty-four).

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to cause investigation to be made as to the probable cost of providing on the various Sioux Indian Reservations adequate school facilities for the children of the Sioux Tribes who are now without Government or public school facilities on the respective reservations, and to make a report thereof to Congress on or before the first Monday in January, nineteen hundred and seventeen, together with a complete and detailed statement of the per capita cost per annum, including mileage paid, now expended for the education of the Sioux Indian

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children in all the schools, whether on or off the respective reservations, and there is hereby appropriated for the expense of such investigation and report the sum of $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available.

For subsistence and civilization of the Yankton Sioux, South Dakota, including pay of employees, $14,000.

For the equipment and maintenance of the asylum for insane Indians at Canton, South Dakota, for incidental and all other expenses necessary for its proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, repairs, improvements, and for necessary expense of transporting insane Indians to and from said asylum, $45,000.

For a proportionate share of the amount required to construct a wagon road or highway through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Corson County, South Dakota, from a point on the Missouri River north of Pontis, South Dakota, thence in a northwesterly direction to the town of Tatanka, the sum of $5,000, in accordance with the report of the Secretary of the Interior of December seventh, nineteen hundred and fourteen, made in pursuance of the provisions of section twenty of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fifteen," approved August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen: Provided, That such sum shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior in such manner and at such times as he may deem proper, in the employment of Indian labor for the construction of said road or highway, and that the wine shall be reimbursable from the Standing Rock Reservation three per centum fund under the Act of February fourteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page six hundred and seventy-five).

UTAH.

SEC. 23.

For support and civilization of Confederated Bands of Utes: For pay of two carpenters, two millers, two farmers, and two blacksmiths (article fifteen, treaty of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $6,720; for pay of two teachers (same article and treaty), $1,800; for purchase of iron and steel and the necessary tools for blacksmith shop (article nine, same treaty), $220; for annual amount for the purchase of beef, mutton, wheat, flour, beans, and potatoes, or other necessary articles of food and clothing, and fainting equipment (article twelve, same treaty), $30,000; for pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, $15,000; in all, $53,740.

For the support and civilization of detached Indians in Utah, including pay of employees, $10,000.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, within his discretion, the sum of $300,000 of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to expend the sum of $50,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Ute Mountain (formerly Navajo Springs) Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $200,000 of said amount for the Uintah, White River, and Uncornpahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, and the sum of $50,000 of said mount for the Southern Ute Indians in Colorado, which sums shall be charged to said bands, and the Secretary of the Interior is also authorized to withdraw from the Treasury the accrued interest to and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, on the funds of the said Confederated Bands of Ute Indians appropriated under the Act of March fourth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and thirty-four), and to expend

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or distribute the same for the purpose of promoting civilization and self-support among the said Indians, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress, on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and seventeen, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

To carry into effect the provision of article nine of the treaty of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight (Fifteenth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and nineteen), with the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, for furnishing seeds and agricultural implements, the sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For a proportionate share of the amount required to construct an interstate wagon road or highway through the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Utah, the sum of $9,000: Provided, That such sum shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior in such manner and at such times as he may deem proper in the employment of Indian labor for the construction of said road or highway, reimbursable out of any funds now or hereafter placed to the credit of said Indians in the Treasury of the United States.

For continuing the construction of lateral distributing systems to irrigate the alloted lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes, in Utah, and to maintain existing irrigation systems, authorized under the Act of June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and six, reimbursable as therein provided, $40,000, to remain available until expended.

To reimburse the board of education of Box Elder County, State of Utah, for education of twenty-three Indian pupils at the Washakie School, Box Elder County, during the school year of nineteen hundred and thirteen and nineteen hundred and fourteen, and for the education of twenty-one Indian pupils at the same school during the school year of nineteen hundred and fourteen and nineteen hundred and fifteen, $1,684.

For the education of twenty-two Indian pupils at the Indian school at Washakie, Box Elder County, for the school year nineteen hundred and fifteen and nineteen hundred and sixteen, or so much thereof as may be necessary, $832.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $1,000, or so much f thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Uintah Tribe of Indians, in the State of Utah, and to use the same to protect the north abutment of the Government bridge at Myton, Utah, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, said sum to be immediately available.

WASHINGTON.

SEC. 24.

For support and civilization of the D’Wamish and other allied tribes in Washington, including pay of employees, $7,000.

For support and civilization of the Makahs, including pay of employees, $2,000.

For support and civilization of Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes, including pay of employees, $1,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Yakima Agency, including pay of employees, $3,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Colville, Taholah, Puyallup and Spokane Agencies, including pay of employees, and for purchase of agricultural implements, and support and civilization of Joseph’s Band of Nez Perce Indians in Washington, $13,000.

For support of Spokanes in Washington (article six of agreement with said Indians, dated March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and

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eighty-seven, ratified by Act of July thirteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two), $1,000.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation system on lands allotted to Yakima Indians in Washington, $15,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven: Provided, That money received under agreements for temporary water supply may be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior for maintenance and improvement of the irrigation system on said lands.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Cushman Indian School, Tacoma, Washington, including repairs and improvements, and for pay of superintendent, $50,000, said appropriation being made to supplement the Puyallup school funds used for said school.

For construction of a dam across the Yakima River for the diversion and utilization of water provided for forty acres of each Indian allotment on the Yakima Reservation, Washington, and such other water supply as may be available or obtainable for the irrigation of a total of one hundred and twenty thousand acres of allotted Indian land on said reservation, and for beginning the enlargement and extension of the distribution and drainage system on said reservation, $200,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the cost of the entire diversion works and distribution and drainage system shall be reimbursed to the United States by the owners of the lands irrigable thereunder in not to exceed twenty annual payments, and the Secretary of the Interior may fix operation and maintenance charges, which shall be paid as he may direct.

In the apportionment of charges against Indians, due allowance shall be made for such amounts as may have been repaid the United States on account of reimbursable appropriations heretofore made for this project, and for the construction of the irrigation system prior to the passage of the Act of December twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four (Thirty-third Statutes at Large, pane five hundred and ninety-five), as therein provided. All charges against Indian allottees herein authorized unless otherwise paid may be paid from individual shares in the tribal fund when the same is available for distribution, and if any allottee shall receive patent in fee to his allotment before the amount so charged against him has been paid to the United States, then such amount remaining unpaid shall be and become a lien upon his allotment, and the fact of such lien shall be recited in such patent and may be enforced by the Secretary of the Interior by foreclosure as a mortgage, and should any Indian sell any part of his allotment with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, the amount of any unpaid charges against the land sold shall be and becomes a first lien thereon and may be enforced by Secretary of the Interior by foreclosure as a mortgage, and delivery of water to such land may be refused within the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior until all dues are paid: Provided further, That no right to water or to the use of any irrigation ditch or other structure on said reservation shall vest or be allowed until the owner of the land to be irrigated as herein provided shall comply with such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, and he is hereby authorized to prescribe such rules and regulations as he may determine proper for making effective the foregoing provisions, and to require of owners of lands in fee such security for the reimbursement herein required as he may determine necessary, and to refuse delivery of water to any tract of land until the owners thereof shall have complied therewith.

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For the third installment in payment of $635,000 for water supply for irrigation of forty acres of each Indian allotment on the Yakima Indian Reservation irrigation system in the State of Washington, provided by the Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and four), $100,000 to be covered into the reclamation fund.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to patent to the Washington State Historical Society, for memorial and park purposes, the following-described lands in the diminished Colville Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, to wit: A tract of land not exceeding four acres in area located in the northwest corner of lot two of section seventeen, the precise description of said tract to be determined by said Washington Historical Society and the Secretary of the Interior prior to the issuance of the patent therefor, and lot seven, containing twenty and ninety one-hundredths acres of section twenty-one, all in township thirty north, range twenty-five east of the Willamette meridian, in Washington: Provided, That the lands hereby granted shall be paid for by the said society at their appraised value, to be ascertained in such manner as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, and the proceeds thereof placed in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Indians belonging on the reservation of which the lands herein described are a part: Provided further, That the lands hereby granted shall be subject for a period of twenty-five years to all the laws of the United States prohibiting the introduction of intoxicants into the Indian country.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized to sell and dispose of not to exceed twenty acres of that portion of the lands situated on the north side of and within the limits of the abandoned Fort Spokane Military Reservation, State of Washington, not necessary for hospital purposes, as provided for in the Act approved August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, pane five hundred and eighty-four), at not less than the appraised value thereof, and to place the proceeds thereof in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Spokane Indians in said State.

That there be, and hereby is, granted to school district numbered fifty-six, Klickitat County, Washington, the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section eleven, township six north, range fourteen east of the Willamette meridian, containing two and one-half acres, now used as a public school site by said district, and being a part of the Yakima Indian Reservation, and the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to issue patent to said district for said lands, the same to be used for school purposes.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to make an allotment of not more than eighty acres of land within the diminished Colville Indian Reservation in the State of Washington to Se-cum-ka-nullax in lieu of a portion of the Moses agreement allotment numbered thirty-six embraced within the homestead entry of Charles M. Hickerson.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to accept the homestead proof submitted by Charles M. Hickerson for that part of his homestead embraced within allotment numbered thirty-six to Se-cum-ka-nullax, of Chief Moses’s Band of Indians, if the same is shown to be in compliance with the homestead laws, and the title of said Indian to that part of said allotment embraced within said entry is hereby extinguished.

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to lease to citizens of the United States for mining purposes unallotted

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mineral lands on the diminished Spokane Reservation in the State of Washington for periods of twenty-five years with privileges of renewal, on such reasonable renewal conditions as may be determined by the Secretary of the Interior, and also with reasonable conditions to be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior providing for the prosecution of mining development and operation. Such leases shall be made to applicants in the order in which applications shall be made. Free opportunity shall be given for prospecting of the said lands, and rental shall be based upon mining production, and shall be reasonable, and the proceeds of rental shall be paid into the Spokane Indian tribal fund.

That there is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, $95,000, to be used by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in the acquisition of water rights for the lands heretofore allotted to Indians, situated within the boundaries of the West Okanogan Valley irrigation district, Okanogan County, Washington, and for the payment of the proportionate operation and maintenance charges of the said district. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to negotiate for said water rights and to pay therefor as he may deem appropriate, such part of the sum herein appropriated as he may determine to be necessary for the best interests of the Indians: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize any lien or clims upon or against said allotted lands not herein specifically appropriated for: Provided further, That the amounts expended under this appropriation shall be reimbursed to the United States by the owners of the land on behalf of which such expenditure is made, upon such terms as the Secretay may prescribe, which shall be not less favorable to the Indians than the reimbursement required of settlers upon lands irrigated under the provisions of the Reclamation Act of June seventeenth, nineteen hundred and two (Thirty-second Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighty-eight), and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto; and if any Indian shall sell his allotment or part thereof, or receive a patent in fee for the same, any amount of the charge made to secure reimbursement remaining unpaid at the time of such sale or issuance of patent shall be a lien on the land, and patents issued therefor shall recite the amount of such item.

WISCONSIN.

SEC. 25.

For the support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Hayward, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $43,350; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for dairy barn, $3,200; in all, $51,550.

For support and education of two hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school Tomah, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $47,625; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for installing electric dynamo and switchboard for a lighting plant, $2,500; in all, $56,125.

For support and civilization of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $7,000.

For support, education, and civilization of the Pottawatomie Indians who reside in the State of Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $7,000

There is hereby appropriated the sum of $95,000, to be used in addition to the tribal funds of the Stockbridge and Munsee Tribes of Indians, for the payment of the members of the Stockbridge and Munsee Tribes of Indians who were enrolled under the Act of Congress of March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, equal

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amounts to the amounts paid to the other members of said tribe prior to the enrollment under said Act, and such payments shall be made upon the certificate and order of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs upon claims being filed with him, showing to his satisfaction that such claimants, or the ancestors of such claimants, were enrolled tinder the Act of March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, entitled, "An Act for the relief of the Stockbridge and Munsee Tribes of Indians of the State of Wisconsin." 1

For the purchase of pure bred dairy cattle for the Oneida Indian School, Wisconsin, $5,000.

For the support and civilization of those portions of the Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomie Indians residing in the States of Wisconsin and Michigan, and to aid said Indians in establishing homes on the lands purchased for them under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, $100,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, said sum to be reimbursed to the United States out of the appropriation, when made, of the principal due as the proportionate share of said Indians in annuities and moneys of the Pottawatomie Tribe in which they have not shared, as set forth in House Document Numbered Eight hundred and thirty (Sixtieth Congress, first session), and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to expend the said sum of $100,000 in the clearing of land and the purchase of houses, building material, seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment and supplies necessary to enable said Indians to become self-supporting: Provided, That in order to train said Indians in the use and handling of money, not exceeding $25,000 of the above appropriation may be paid to them per capita, or be deposited to their credit subject to expenditure in such manner and under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, in his discretion, the sum of $300,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Menominee Indians in Wisconsin, arising under the provisions of the Acts of June twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety (Twenty-sixth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and forty-six), and March 2 twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page fifty-one), and to expend the same in the clearing of land, the erection of sanitary homes, and the purchase of building material, seed, teams, farming equipment, dairy stock, machinery tools, implements, and other equipment and supplies necessary to enable said Indians to become self-supporting under such regulations as he may prescribe: Provided, That no lands shall be cleared for agricultural purposes, pursuant to the foregoing provision, excepting such lands as have been heretofore completely and wholly cut over.

Section three of the Act of March twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page fifty-one), is hereby amended to read: "That the lumber, lath, shingles, crating, ties, piles, poles, posts, bolts, logs, bark, pulp wood, and other marketable materials obtained from the forests on the Menominee Reservation shall be sold under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe. The net proceeds of the sale of all forest products shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Menominee Tribe of Indians. Such proceeds shall bear interest at the rate of four per centum per annum, and the Interest shall be used for the benefit of such Indians in such manner as the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe."


1 61 Ct. C1.. 472.

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That without bias or prejudice to the rights or interests of any party to the litigation now pending, the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized to sell the timber on the so-called "school lands" and "swamp lands" within the boundaries of the Bad River and Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservations in Wisconsin, and to which the State of Wisconsin has asserted a claim; to keep a separate account of the proceeds of such sale with each legal subdivision of such land and to deposit the said proceeds at interest in a national bank, bonded for the safe-keeping of individual Indian moneys, to be paid over, together with the interest thereon, to the party or parties who shall finally be adjudged to be entitled to such fund: Provided, That the consent of the State or parties claiming title therefrom be obtained before any such sale shall be made.1

With the consent of the Indians of the Lac Court Oreilles Tribe, to be obtained in such manner as the Secretary of the Interior may require, flowage rights on the unallotted tribal lands, and, with the consent of the allottee or of the heirs of any deceased allottee and under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, flowage rights on any allotted lands in the Lac Court Oreilles Reservation, in the State of Wisconsin, may be leased or granted for storage-reservoir purposes. The tribe, as a condition to giving its consent to the granting or leasing of flowage rights on tribal lands, and any allottee or the heirs of any deceased allottee, as a condition to giving his or their consent to the leasing or granting of flowage rights on their respective allotments, may determine, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, what consideration or rental shall be received for such flowage rights, and in what manner and for what purposes such consideration or rental shall be paid or expended; and the consideration or rental shall be paid or expended under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.2

For the completion of the road on the Red Cliff Reservation, $6,500, to be reimbursed out of the funds of the Indians of said reservation, under such rules, regulations, and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

WYOMING.

SEC. 26.

For support and civilization of Shoshone Indians in Wyoming, including pay of employees, $15,000.

For support and education of one hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming, including pay of superintendent, $31,025; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $36,025.

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of July third, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $5,000; for pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may be required, as per article eight, same treaty, $1,000; in all, $6,000.

For repairs at the old abandoned military post of Fort Washakie, on the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, $1,721.

For continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, including the maintenance and operation of completed canals, $50,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and five, and to remain available until expended.


1 65 App. D. C., 391.


2 49 L. O. D., 401.

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To enable the Secretary of the Interior to have prepared and submitted to Congress at the beginning of the next regular session plans and estimates of the character and cost of structures necessary for completing the irrigation of all of the irrigable lands of the Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, including the ceded lands of said reservation, in Wyoming, $5,000.

For continuing the work of constructing roads and bridges within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, $25,000, said sum to be reimbursed from any funds which are now or may hereafter be placed in the Treasury to the credit of said Indians.

For payment of salary and expenses of Joseph H. Norris as supervisor of Indian schools, October twenty-first to November eleventh, inclusive, nineteen hundred and twelve, $257.


SEC. 27.

On the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and annually thereafter, the Secretary of the Treasury shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives estimates of the amounts of the receipts to, and expenditures which the Secretary of the Interior recommends to be made for the benefit of the Indians from, all tribal funds of Indians for the ensuing fiscal year; and such statement shall show (first) the total amounts estimated to be received from any and all sources whatsoever, which will be placed to the credit of each tribe of Indians, in trust or otherwise, at the close of the ensuing fiscal year, (second) an analysis showing the amounts which the Federal Government is directed and required by treaty stipulations and agreements to expend from each of said funds or from the Federal Treasury, giving references to the existing treaty or agreement or statute, (third) the amounts which the Secretary of the Interior recommends to be spent from each of the tribal funds held in trust or otherwise, and the purpose for which said amounts are to be expended, and said statement shall show the amounts which lie recommends to be disbursed (a) for per capita payments in money to the Indians, (b) for salaries or compensation of officers and employees, (c) for compensation of counsel and attorney fees, and (d) for support and civilization: Provided, That thereafter no money shall be expended from Indian tribal funds without specific appropriation by Congress except as follows: Equalization of allotments, education of Indian children in accordance with existing law, per capita and other payments, all of which are hereby continued in full force and effect: Provided further, That this shall not change existing law with reference to the Five Civilized Tribes.1


SEC. 28.

On or before the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred and sixteen; the Bureau of Efficiency shall prepare and submit to the Secretary of the Interior a system of bookkeeping and accounting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs that will enable the said Secretary, on or before July first, nineteen hundred and seventeen, to meet the requirements of section twenty-six of the Indian Appropriation Act approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and three).

Approved, May 18, 1916.


1 5 comp. Genl., 308, 662, 839; 6 Comp. Genl., 311.


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