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 86
May 25, 1918. | [H. R. 8696] 40 Stat., 561

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 nineteen.
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Chap. 86 Indian Department appropriations.
Chap. 86 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33-56.
Chap. 86 Repayment.
Chap. 86 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 86 Irrigation on reservations.
Chap. 86 Construction, maintenance, etc., of projects.
Chap. 86 Allotments to districts.
Chap. 86 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 86 Stream gauging.
Chap. 86 Investigating new projects, etc.
36 Stat., 838, vol. 3, 479.
Chap. 86 Chief engineer, etc.
Chap. 86 Travel, etc., expenses.
Chap. 86 Available until expended.
38 Stat., 583; ante, 8.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 86 Flood damages, etc.
Chap. 86 Limitation.
Chap. 86 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Proviso. Having liquors in possession made an offense.
Punishment
Chap. 86 27 Stat., 260, vol. 1, 63.; 29 Stat., 506, vol. 1, 83.
Chap. 86 Relieving distress, preventing contagious diseases, etc.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Limit for new hospitals.
Chap. 86 Use for general treatment, etc.
Chap. 86 Allotments to specified hospitals and sanatoria.
Chap. 86 Indian schools.
Chap. 86 Support of pupils, etc.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Deaf and dumb, or blind.
Chap. 86 In public schools.
Chap. 86 Parentage restriction.
Chap. 86 Not available for specified schools.
Chap. 86 School and agency buildings.
Chap. 86 Construction, etc.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Supervising construction.
Chap. 86 Heat and light to employees.
Chap. 86 Not included in compensation limit.
Chap. 86 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 529.
Chap. 86 Transportation.
Chap. 86 Collecting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Obtaining employment for pupils.
Chap. 86 Repayment.
Chap. 86 Alaska pupils.
Chap. 86 Per capita cost.
Chap. 86 Limit on amount per pupil.
Chap. 86 Proviso. Restriction.
Chap. 86 Ascertainment of average.
Chap. 86 Applicable to fiscal year 1918.
Chap. 86 Industrial work, etc.
Chap. 86 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 86 Matrons.
Chap. 86 Agricultural experiments, etc.
Chap. 86 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 86 Field matrons. Provisos. Menominee Reservation.
Chap. 86 Farmers to have competency certificates.
Chap. 86 Exceptions.
Chap. 86 Indian employees.
Chap. 86 Experiments limited.
Chap. 86 Pay not affected by limit.
37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 531.
Chap. 86 Supplies.
Chap. 86 Purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 86 Proviso. Three warehouses.
Chap. 86 Telegraphing and telephoning.
Chap. 86 Court costs.
Chap. 86 Legal expenses in allotment suits.
Chap. 86 Proviso. No attorneys’ fees.
Chap. 86 Citizen commission.
Chap. 86 Indian police.
Chap. 86 Judges, Indian courts.
Chap. 86 Continent expenses, special agents, etc.
40 Stat., 797; post, 198.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Amount at once. Five Civilized Tribes Competency Commission.
Chap. 86 Indian Service inspectors.
Chap. 86 Determining heirs of allottees.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Clerks in Indian Office.
Chap. 86 Five Civilized Tribes and Osages excepted.
Chap. 86 Industry among Indians.
Chap. 86 Encouraging farming, etc., for self-support.
Chap. 86 Provisos. Repayment
Chap. 86 Limitation.
Chap. 86 Vehicles.
Chap. 86 Amount for maintenance, etc.
Chap. 86 Proviso. Allotment of purchases.
Chap. 86 Live stock of Indians.
Chap. 86 Paying for destroying diseased animals, etc.
Sec. 2 Arizona.
Sec. 2 Support, etc., of Indians in, and New Mexico.
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.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Colorado River Reservation. Extending irrigation system.
Sec. 2 36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 432.
Sec. 2 Watering additional lands.
Sec. 2 Repayment from sale of town lots.
Sec. 2 35 Stat., 77, vol. 3, 325.
Sec. 2 Papago Indian villages. Water supply for.
Sec. 2 Navajo Indians. School facilities for.
15 Stat., 669, vol. 2, 1015.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Sec. 2 Navajos and Hopis. Water supply for, on reservations.
Sec. 2 Operating Ganado project.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Cost increased.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Gila River Reservation. Dam, etc., to divert water for irrigating lands on.
Sec. 2 Repayment.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Cost increased. 39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Sec. 2 Salt River allotments. Additional water rights for.
39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Sec. 2 Gila River. Irrigating canals, etc.
39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Sec. 2 Little Colorado River. Bridgeat Winslow.
Sec. 2 39 Stat., 131; ante, 61.
Sec. 2 Bridge at Tanners Crossing.
Sec. 2 Boundary fence between Papago Reservation and Mexico.
Sec. 2 San Carlos Reservation. Purchase of cattle for Indians of.
Sec. 2 29 Stat., 358, amended, vol. 1, 609.
Sec. 2 Kaibab Reservation. Paying for labor, etc., on road through. 39 Stat., 132, ante, 83.
Sec. 2 Little Colorado and Canon Diablo Rivers. Bridges, near Leupp Agency.
Sec. 2 39 Stat., 75; ante, 113.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Repayment.
Sec. 2 No new reservations, etc., in New Mexico and Arizona without action of Congress.
Sec. 3 California.
Sec. 3 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 3 Lands for homeless Indians.
Sec. 3 Sherman Institute School.
Sec. 3 Yuma allotments. Irrigation charges advanced.
Sec. 3 36 Stat., 1063, vol. 3, 492.
Sec. 3 Fort Bidwell School.
Sec. 3 Greenville School.
Sec. 3 Yuma Reservation. Roads and bridges.
Sec. 3 Hoopa Valley Reservation. Road construction.
Sec. 3 Provisos. Cooperation of Humboldt County.
Sec. 3 Limit of cost.
Sec. 4 Florida.
Sec. 4 Seminoles. Relief of, etc.
Sec. 4 Proviso. Construction, etc., of buildings.
Sec. 5 Idaho.
Sec. 5 Fort Hall Reservation. Support, etc., of Indians on. Irrigation system. Proviso. Repayment.
Sec. 5 34 Stat., 1025, vol. 3, 275.
Sec. 5 Bannocks. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 626, vol. 2, 1020.
Sec. 5 Coeur d’Alenes. Fulfilling treaty.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Sec. 6 Kansas.
Sec. 6 Haskell Institute School.
Sec. 6 Kickapoo Reservation School.
Sec. 7 Michigan.
Sec. 7 Mount Pleasant School.
Sec. 8 Minnesota.
Sec. 8 Pipestone School.
Sec. 8 Proviso. Laundry, etc.
39 Stat., 134; ante, 64.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of the Mississippi. Schools.
16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Sec. 8 Annual celebration of White Earth Band.
Sec. 8 White Earth Reservation. Completing enrollment of allottees.
38 Stat., 88, vol. 3, 572.
Sec. 8 Red Lake Indian Forest. Logging, mill, etc., expenses from timber receipts.
Sec. 8 39 Stat., 137; ante, 67.
Sec. 8 Proviso. Repayment to tribal funds.
Sec. 8 Cass Lake Reservation. Road directed from bridge appropriation balance.
39 Stat., 978; ante, 116.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of Minnesota. Expenses of general council.
Sec. 8 Committee to Washington.
Sec. 8 Promoting civilization, etc., from tribal funds.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 8 Provisos. School at White Earth.
Sec. 8 Local contribution.
Sec. 8 Operation when completed.
Sec. 9 Mississippi.
Sec. 9 Full-blood Choctaws. Relief, etc., of.
Sec. 9 Schools.
Sec. 9 Purchase of lands.
Sec. 9 Agricultural development.
Sec. 9 Repayment.
Sec. 10 Montana. Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 10 Fort Belknap Agency.
Sec. 10 Flathead Agency.
Sec. 10 Fort Peck Agency.
Sec. 10 Blackfect Agency.
Sec. 10 Fort Belknap Reservation. Irrigation systems.
Sec. 10 36 Stat., 277, vol. 3, 437.
Sec. 10 Crows. Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1008.
Sec. 10 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes. Subsistence, etc.
19 Stat. 652, vol. 1, 169.
Sec. 10 Physician, etc.
15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1012.
Sec. 10 "Line riders" on Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
Sec. 10 Rocky Boy’s Chippewas, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 10 Irrigation systems. Flathead.
Sec. 10 Fort Peck.
Sec. 10 Blackfeet.
Sec. 10 Proviso. Vehicles for irrigation projects.
Sec. 10 Purchases limited.
Sec. 10 Bighorn, Mont. Crow Agency lands transferred to school district.
Sec. 10 Crow Indian Reservation. Improving Big Horn Valley irrigation systems from tribal funds.
Sec. 11 Nebraska.
Sec. 11 Genoa School.
Sec. 12 Nevada.
Sec. 12 Support, etc., of Indians, in.
Sec. 12 Carson City School.
Sec. 12 Pyramid Lake Reservation. Extending irrigation system.
Sec. 12 Proviso. Cost, etc.
Sec. 12 Washoe Indians. Agricultural supplies, etc., for.
39 Stat., 143; ante, 73.
Sec. 12 Balances reappropriated.
Sec. 13 New Mexico.
Sec. 13 Albuquerque School.
Sec. 13 Santa Fe School.
Sec. 13 Pueblo Indians. Special attorney for.
Sec. 13 Navajo and San Juan Reservations. Highway to Gallup.
Sec. 13 Provisos. Employment of Indians, etc.
Sec. 13 Paying incurred expenses.
39 Stat., 981; ante, 119.
Sec. 13 39 Stat., 144; ante, 74.
Sec. 13 Jicarilla Reservation. Purchase of live stock, etc., from timber sales.
34 Stat., 1413, vol. 3, 310.
Sec. 13 San Juan River. Constructing bridge across, in San Juan County.
39 Stat., 926, ante, 104.
Sec. 13 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Sec. 13 Mescalero Reservation. Road from Tularosa to the Agency.
Sec. 13 Reimbursement.
Sec. 14 New York.
Sec. 14 Senecas. Annuity.
4 Stat., 442.
Sec. 14 Six Nations. Annuity.
7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Sec. 15 North Carolina.
Sec. 15 Cherokee School.
Sec. 15 Oconalufty River. Bridging, near Indian school. Provisos.
Sec. 15 Cooperation by local authorities.
Sec. 15 Maintenance, etc.
Sec. 15 Additional expense by State, etc.
Sec. 16 North Dakota.
Sec. 16 Devils Lake Sioux. Support, etc.
Sec. 16 Fort Berthold Indians. Support, etc.
Sec. 16 Turtle Mountain Chippewas. Support, etc.
Sec. 16 Bismarck School.
Sec. 16 Proviso. Reappropriation.
Sec. 16 39 Stat., 982; ante, 120.
Sec. 16 Fort Totten School.
Sec. 16 Wahpeton School.
Sec. 16 Standing Rock Indians. Use of per capita distribution of tribal funds.
35 Stat., 460, vol. 3, 373; 37 Stat., 677, vol. 3, 555.
Sec. 17 Oklahoma.
Sec. 17 Wichitas, etc. Support, etc.
Sec. 17 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches. Agency expenses, from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Maintenance, self-support, etc., from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Proviso. Report of expenditures.
Sec. 17 Support, etc., of Indians. Cheyennes and Arapahoes.
Sec. 17 Kansas Indians.
Sec. 17 Kickapoos.
Sec. 17 Poncas.
Sec. 17 Chilocco School
Sec. 17 Pawnees. Annuity.
27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 496.
Sec. 17 Schools.
11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Farmer, blacksmiths, etc.
11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Sec. 17 Quapaws. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 395.
Sec. 17 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Sec. 17 Osages. Boarding school continued.
34 Stat., 544, vol. 3, 257.
Sec. 17 Provisos. Saint Louis Mission. Vocational education.
Sec. 17 Applicable to current year.
Sec. 17 Agency purposes.
34 Stat., 544, vol. 3, 252; 37 Stat., 88, amended, vol. 3, 518.
Sec. 17 Amount for agency from royalties, etc., subject to annual appropriations.
Sec. 17 Proviso. General salary limitation not applicable.
30 Stat., 90, vol. 1, 89.
Sec. 17 Amount appropriated from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Receipts from leases to be deposited in banks in Oklahoma.
Sec. 17 Construction of office building.
Sec. 17 Allottees may change homesteads.
34 Stat., 541, vol. 3, 253.
Sec. 17 Provisos. Status retained.
Sec. 17 Sale of allotments permitted.
Sec. 18 Five Civilized Tribes.
Sec. 18 Administration expenses.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Detailed report required.
Sec. 18 Undisputed claims to be adjusted by Superintendent.
Sec. 18 Oil and gas leases excepted.
Sec. 18 Appeals to Secretary of the Interior.
Sec. 18 Choctaws and Chickasaws. Per capita payment from tribal funds.
Sec. 18 Regulations, etc.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Restricted Indians.
Sec. 18 Exempt from prior debts.
Sec. 18 Claims of attorneys to be investigated, etc.
Sec. 18 Not to delay other payments.
Sec. 18 Distribution expenses.
Sec. 18 Seminoles. Per capita payment from tribal funds.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Regulations, etc.
Sec. 18 Restricted Indians.
Sec. 18 Exempt from prior debts.
Sec. 18 Distribution expenses.
Sec. 18 Creeks. Per capita payment from tribal funds.
Sec. 18 Equalization of shares.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Regulations, etc.
Sec. 18 Restricted Indians.
Sec. 18 Exempt from prior debts.
Sec. 18 Distribution expenses.
Sec. 18 Probate expenses.
Sec. 18 Cherokee Orphan Training School.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Reappropriation.
Sec. 18 39 Stat., 147; ante, 77.
Sec. 18 Tribal schools, including Quapaws.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Parentage limitation not applicable.
40 Stat., 564; ante, 149.
Sec. 18 Sales of tribal property. Payment of expenses from proceeds.
Sec. 18 Coal and asphalt lands.
Sec. 18 37 Stat., 67, vol. 3, 513.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Collection of rents.
Sec. 18 Specific authority required for expenditures.
Sec. 18 Exceptions.
Sec. 18 Tribal attorneys.
Sec. 18 Continuance of schools.
Sec. 18 Repairs, etc., to school buildings.
Sec. 18 Choctaws. Fulfilling treaties. Annuity.
7 Stat., 99, vol. 2, 87.
7 Stat., 213, vol. 2, 614; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Light-horsemen.
7 Stat., 213, vol. 2, 219; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Blacksmith, etc.
7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 709; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 191.
Sec. 18 Education.
7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 212; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 18 Iron and steel.
7 Stat., 236, vol. 2, 213; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 18 Oil and gas inspectors on restricted lands.
Sec. 18 Game preserve. Sale of Choctaw and Chickasaw lands to Oklahoma for.
Sec. 18 Description.
Sec. 18 Proviso. Allotments, etc., excepted.
Sec. 18 Cherokees. All claims against, to be filed within one year.
Sec. 18 Adjudication, etc.
Sec. 18 Payment.
Sec. 18 Funds remaining to be used for Orphan Training School.
Sec. 18 William M. Baker. Credit in accounts.
Sec. 18 38 Stat., 318.
Sec. 18 J. F. McMurray. Claims for services to Choctaws and Chickasaws referred to Court of Claims.
Sec. 18 32 Stat., 641, 646, 648, vol. 1, 771.
Sec. 18 Judgment to be paid from tribal funds.
Sec. 18 Provisos. Defenses by counter-claims or set-offs admitted.
Sec. 18 Offsets of coal mining leases.
Sec. 18 Cancellation of non-coal lands.
Sec. 18 Service of process.
Sec. 18 Adjustment by mutual agreement authorized.
Sec. 18 Surety bond required.
Sec. 18 Murray State School of Agriculture. Additional amount from Chickasaw funds.
39 Stat., 983; ante, 121.
Sec. 19 Oregon.
Sec. 19 Support, etc., of Indians. Klamath Agency.
Sec. 19 Warm Springs Agency.
Sec. 19 Umatilla Agency.
Sec. 19 Salem School.
Sec. 19 Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies’ Indians.
Sec. 19 Klamath Reservation. Modoc Point irrigation system.
36 Stat., 1071, vol. 3, 500.
Sec. 19 Proviso. Limit of cost increased.
39 Stat., 150; ante, 80.
Sec. 19 Klamath Indians. Self-support, etc.
Sec. 19 Repayment from timber sales, etc.
Sec. 20 Pennsylvania.
Sec. 20 Carlisle School.
Sec. 21 South Dakota.
Sec. 21 Flandreau School.
Sec. 21 Pierre School.
Sec. 21 Rapid City School.
Sec. 21 Sioux of different tribes. Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Sec. 21 Additional employees.
Sec. 21 Subsistence.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 21 Proviso. Transportation.
Sec. 21 Schools.
19 Stat., 254, vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 21 Proviso. Reservation school buildings. Reappropriation.
39 Stat., 988; ante, 126.
Sec. 21 Yankton Sioux. Subsistence.
Sec. 21 Canton. Expenses of insane asylum.
Sec. 21 Rosebud Agency Indians. Support. etc., from tribal funds.
Sec. 21 36 Stat., 448, vol. 3, 459.
Sec. 21 Standing Rock Reservation. Reappropriation for highway through.
39 Stat., 151, ante, 82
Sec. 22 Texas.
Sec. 22 Alabama and Coushatta Indians. Education.
Sec. 22 Investigation for purchase of land, etc.
Sec. 23 Utah.
Sec. 23 Utes, Confederated Bands. Carpenters, etc.
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Sec. 23 Food, etc.
Sec. 23 Support, etc., of detached Indians.
Sec. 23 Utes, Confederated Bands. Distribution from principal funds.
Sec. 23 For self-support from accrued interest.
Sec. 23 37 Stat., 934, vol. 3, 559
Sec. 23 Proviso. Report of expenditures.
Sec. 23 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes. Irrigating allotments of.
Sec. 23 34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
Sec. 23 Uintah and Duchesne Counties. Aid to public schools.
Sec. 23 Shivwits Reservation. Road and bridge in.
Sec. 23 Repayment.
Sec. 24 Washington.
Sec. 24 Support, etc., of Indians. D’Wamish, etc.
Sec. 24 Makahs.
Sec. 24 Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-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, 302.
34 Stat., 1050, vol. 3, 302.
Proviso. Application of receipts.
Sec. 24 Yakima Reservation. Payment for additional water supply to allottees.
Sec. 24 38 Stat., 604; ante, 29.
Sec. 24 Proviso. Land specified.
Sec. 24 Cushman School.
Sec. 24 Wapato irrigation project. Continuing construction, etc.
38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Sec. 24 Provisos. Repayment.
39 Stat., 154; ante, 84.
Sec. 24 Violetta and W. D. Stone. Payment to, for lands taken.
Sec. 24 Spokane. Purchase of lands for fairgrounds, etc., from tribal funds.
35 Stat., 458, vol. 3, 371.
Sec. 24 Quiniault Reservation. Construction of road on.
Sec. 24 Yakimas. Payment to attorneys, from tribal funds.
Sec. 25 Wisconsin.
Sec. 25 Hayward School.
Sec. 25 Tomah School.
Sec. 25 Chippewas of Lake Superior. Support, etc.
Sec. 25 Pottawatomies. Support, etc.
Sec. 25 Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomies, Wis. and Mich. Support, etc.
38 Stat., 102, vol. 3, 586.
Sec. 25 Repayment.
Sec. 25 Use specified.
Sec. 25 Proviso. R. V. Belt. Payment to legal representatives of, for services.
Sec. 25 Menominees. Self-support, etc., from tribal funds.
Sec. 25 26 Stat., 146, vol. 1, 353; 35 Stat., 51, vol. 3, 317; 36 Stat., 1076, vol. 3, 505.
Sec. 25 Provisos. Removing merchantable timber from farm lands.
Sec. 25 Not detrimental to Menominee Forest.
Sec. 25 Per capita to enrolled tribal members. Cash payment.
Sec. 25 Shares of minors, etc.
Sec. 25 Individual credit on reaching 18 years.
Sec. 25 Regulation of deposits.
Sec. 25 Wittenberg School. Sale of property.
Sec. 26 Wyoming.
Sec. 26 Shoshones. Support, etc.
Sec. 26 Reservation school.
Sec. 26 Fulfilling treaty.
15 Stat., 576, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 26 Irrigation system within Reservation. Construction.
Sec. 26 33 Stat., 1016, vol. 3, 117.
Sec. 26 Irrigating additional ceded lands.
Sec. 26 Repayment.
33 Stat., 1016, vol. 3, 117.
Sec. 26 Proviso. Payment of construction, etc., charges.
Sec. 26 Roads and bridges.
Sec. 27 Increased expenditures for Indians from tribal funds during fiscal year.
Sec. 27 39 Stat., 158; ante, 89.
Sec. 27 Provisos. Not to exceed estimates.
Sec. 27 Funds excluded.
Sec. 28 Indian trust funds. Withdrawal from the Treasury and segregated to individual Indians.
Sec. 28 Deposit of, in banks to personal credit.
Sec. 28 Trust funds to be deposited to tribal credit.
Sec. 28 Provisos. Interest, etc.
Sec. 28 Investment in Government bonds allowed.
Sec. 28 Funds for schools, etc., excepted.
Sec. 28 Rolls to be complete.
Sec. 28 Funds of Five Civilized Tribes and Osage.

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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

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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 nineteen, namely:

SURVEYING AND ALLOTTING INDIAN RESERVATIONS
(REIMBURSABLE).

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, $50,000, 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.

IRRIGATION ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS
(REIMBURSABLE).

For construction, repair, and maintenance of irrigation systems, and for purchase or rental of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, ditches, and lands necessary for irrigation purposes for Indian reservations and allotments; for operation of irrigation systems or appurtenances thereto, when no other funds are applicable or available for the purpose; for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights, upon the Indian irrigation projects named below:
Irrigation district one: Ahtanum project, $23,000; Satus, Toppenish, and Simcoe projects, Yakima Reservation, $3,000; Stranger Marsh project, Colville Reservation, $5,200; total, $31,200;
Irrigation district two: Shivwitz Reservation, $1,200; Moapa River Reservation, $1,000; Western Shoshone, $9,500; Walker River Reservation, $6,800; total, $18,500;
Irrigation district four: Agua Caliente Reservation, $3,000; Morongo Reservation, $2,000; Pala Reservation, $20,000; Pauma Reservation, $5,000; Rincon Reservation, $4,000; Ak Chin Reservation, $800; Papago Reservation, San Xavier, $2,000; miscellaneous projects, $10,000; total, $46,800;
Irrigation district five: Southern Ute Reservation, Pine River project, $9,000; San Juan Reservation, $22,000; New Mexico Pueblos, $12,000; Zuni Reservation, $5,000; Navajo, miscellaneous projects, including Tes-nos-pos, Moencopi Wash, Captain Tom Wash, and Red Lake, $20,000; total, $68,000;

For necessary miscellaneous expenses incident to the general administration of Indian irrigation projects, including salaries of not to exceed five supervising engineers:
In Indian irrigation district one: Oregon, Washington, northern California, and northern Idaho, $10,000;
In Indian irrigation district two: Southern Idaho, Nevada, and Utah, $10,000;
In Indian irrigation district three: Montana, Wyoming, and South Dakota, $8,000;

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In Indian irrigation district four: Central and southern California and southern Arizona, $15,000;
In Indian irrigation district five: Northern Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado, $12,000;
For cooperative stream gauging with the United States Geological Survey, $4,000;
For 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, $10,000;
For pay of one chief irrigation engineer, $4,000;
One assistant chief irrigation engineer, $2,500;
One superintendent of irrigation competent to pass upon water rights, $2,500;
One field-cost accountant, $2,250;
And for traveling and incidental expenses of officials and employees of the Indian irrigation service, including sleeping-car fare, and a per diem not exceeding $3.50 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed in the field and away from designated headquarters, $6,000;

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, $250,750, 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 public funds are or may be otherwise available: Provided further, That the foregoing amounts appropriated for such purposes shall be available interchangeably in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior for the necessary expenditures for damage by floods and other unforeseen exigencies: Provided, however, That the amount so interchanged shall not exceed in the aggregate ten per centum of all the amounts so appropriated.

SUPPRESSING LIQUOR TRAFFIC.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors among Indians, $150,000: Provided, That on and after September first, nineteen hundred and eighteen, possession by a person of intoxicating liquors in the Indian country where the introduction is or was prohibited by treaty or Federal statute shall be an offense and punished in accordance with the provisions of the Acts of July twenty-third, eighteen hundred and ninety-two (Twenty-seventh Statutes at Large, page two hundred and sixty), and January thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (Twenty-ninth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and six).1

RELIEVING DISTRESS, AND SO FORTH.

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 $40,000 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: Provided further, That out of the appropriation herein authorized, there shall be available for the maintenance of the


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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 following amounts: Blackfeet hospital, Montana, $12,500; Carson hospital, Nevada, $10,000; Cheyenne and Arapahoe hospital, Oklahoma, $10,000; Choctaw and Chickasaw hospital, Oklahoma, $35,000; Fort Lapwai sanatorium, Idaho, $40,000; Laguna sanatorium, New Mexico, $17,000; Mescalero hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Navajo sanatorium, Arizona, $10,000; Pima hospital, Arizona, $10,000; Phoenix sanatorium, Arizona, $40,000; Spokane 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, $10,000; Hoopa Valley hospital, California, $10,000; Jicarilla hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Truxton Canyon camp hospital, Arizona, $10,000; Indian Oasis hospital, Arizona, $10,000.

SUPPORT OF INDIAN SCHOOLS.

For support of Indian day and industrial schools not otherwise provided for, for other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, $1,650,000: 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 hereafter no appropriation, 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 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.

INDIAN SCHOOL AND AGENCY BUILDINGS.

For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of school and agency buildings, including the purchase of necessary lands and the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, and sewerage and water systems in connection therewith, $350,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of salaries and expenses of persons employed in the supervision of construction work on school and agency buildings in the Indian Service: Provided further, 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: And 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.

INDIAN SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION.

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

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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: Provided further, That where practicable the transportation and expenses so paid shall be refunded and shall be returned to the appropriation from which paid. The provisions of this section shall also apply to native Indian pupils of school age under twenty-one years of age brought from Alaska.

PER CAPITA COST.

That hereafter, except for pay of superintendents and for transportation of goods and supplies and transportation of pupils, not more than $200 shall be expended from appropriations made in this Act, or any other Act, for the annual support and education of any one pupil in any Indian school, unless the attendance in any school shall be less than one hundred pupils, in which case the Secretary of the Interior may authorize a per capita expenditure of not to exceed $225: Provided, That the total amount appropriated for the support of such school shall not be exceeded: Provided further, That the number of pupils in any school entitled to the per capita allowance hereby provided for shall be determined by taking the average attendance for the entire fiscal year and not any fractional part thereof: Provided further, That the foregoing shall also apply to expenditures for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen.

INDUSTRIAL WORK AND CARE OF TIMBER.

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 furnishing necessary equipments and supplies and renting quarters for them 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, $475,000, of which sum not less than $75,000 shall be used for the employment of field matrons: Provided, That the foregoing shall not, as to timber, apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin: Provided further, That hereafter no money shall be expended 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 employed in the Indian Service as farmer or expert farmer prior to January first, nineteen hundred and seventeen: And provided further, That this shall not apply to Indians employed or

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to be employed as assistant farmer: And provided further, That not to exceed $25,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall 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, grain, vegetables, and fruits: Provided, also, That the amounts paid to matrons, foresters, farmers, physicians, and stockmen provided for in this Act 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.

PURCHASE AND TRANSPORTATION OF INDIAN SUPPLIES.

For expenses necessary to 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 three warehouses in the Indian Service.

TELEGRAPHING AND TELEPHONING.

For telegraph and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington, $8,000.

COURT COSTS.

For witness fees and other legal expenses incurred in suits instituted in behalf of 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.

EXPENSES OF INDIAN COMMISSIONERS.

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

PAY OF INDIAN POLICE.

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.

PAY OF JUDGES OF INDIAN COURTS.

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

GENERAL EXPENSES OF INDIAN SERVICE.

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 $3.50 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

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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: Provided, That $5,000 of this amount shall be immediately available: Provided further, That not to exceed $15,000 of this appropriation shall be used for continuing the work of the Competency Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.

INDIAN SERVICE INSPECTORS.

For pay of six Indian Service inspectors, exclusive of one chief inspector, at salaries not to exceed $2,500 per annum and actual traveling and incidental expenses, and not to exceed $3.50 per diem in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field, $30,000.

DETERMINING HEIRS.

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, reimbursable as provided by existing law: 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.

INDUSTRY AMONG INDIANS
(REIMBURSABLE).

For the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among the Indians and to aid them in the culture of fruits, grains, and other crops, $150,000, 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 expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe of Indians.1

VEHICLES FOR INDIAN SERVICE.

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, allotting, 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.


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SUPPRESSING CONTAGIOUS DISEASES AMONG LIVE STOCK OF INDIANS.

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, $25,000.

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 one hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Fort Mojave, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $31,300; for general repairs and improvements, $3,800; in all, $35,100.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Phoenix, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $132,000; for general repairs and improvements, $12,500; in all, $144,500.

For support and education of one hundred pupils at the Indian school at Truxton Canyon, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $21,500; for general repairs and improvements, $3,000; in all, $24,500.

For continuing the work of constructing the irrigation system for the irrigation of the lands 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, $5,000; and for maintenance and operation of the pumping plants and canal systems, $10,000; in all, $15,000, 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 continuing the construction of the pumping plant for irrigation purposes on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, by the installation of additional pumping machinery and for continuing the construction of the necessary canals and laterals for the utilization of water in connection therewith, as provided in the Act of April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page two hundred and seventy-three), and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant, canals, and structures, $20,000, reimbursable as provided in said Act; and for continuing the purpose of securing an appropriation of water for the irrigation of approximately one hundred and fifty thousand acres of land on said reservation by the conduct of surveys and the preparation of plans and estimates for a complete irrigation system to supply water to said land, $50,000, reimbursable from funds in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Indians of said reservation arising from the proceeds from the sale of town lots authorized by the Act of April thirteenth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page seventy-seven); in all, $70,000.

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.

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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 and Hopi Indians on the Navajo, Moqui, Pueblo, San Juan, and Western Navajo Reservations, $25,000, to be immediately available, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For repairs, betterments, and construction of the Ganado irrigation project, Arizona, $20,000; and for maintenance and operation, $3,000; in all, $23,000: Provided, That the limit of cost of $60,100 specified in the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page five hundred and eighteen), is hereby changed to $80,100, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe.

For completing 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), $50,000, 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): Provided, That the limit of cost of the said dam and bridge fixed by the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and thirty), is hereby changed from $200,000 to $250,000;

For additional installments of the charges for providing water rights for six thousand three hundred and ten acres of Salt River Indian allotments reimbursable as provided in the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and for the extension of canals and laterals and for the construction of other necessary irrigation facilities to supply the said lands with water, $15,000.

For continuing the construction of the necessary canals and structures to carry the natural flow of the Gila River to the Indian lands of the Gila River Indian Reservation and to public and private lands in Pinal County, reimbursable as provided in the Indian appropriation Act approved May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $50,000, to remain available until expended.

For the completion of the construction of a bridge across the Little Colorado River at or near the town of Winslow, Arizona, $2,000, in addition to the $15,000 appropriated for this purpose by the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and thirty-one); such additional amount to be expended in the same manner and under the same conditions as provided in the Act aforesaid.

For the repainting and reflooring of the Government suspension bridge over the Little Colorado River near Tanners Crossing, Arizona, $4,000, to be immediately available, reimbursable from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Navajo Indians in Arizona, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said tribe of Indians until paid.

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For the construction of a fence along the international boundary line between Mexico and the Papago Indian Reservation, in Arizona, created by Executive order of January fourteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $10,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended.

That so much of article two of the agreement with the Indians of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, concluded on February twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, accepted, ratified, and confirmed in the Act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, reading "and that said money shall be paid to them in cash from time to time as the same shall become available, pro rata, share and share alike, to each man, woman, and child of the tribes now living upon and entitled to the privileges of the said reservation," be, and the same is hereby, amended to read, "and that said money, as the same becomes available, may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be paid to the Indians entitled thereto or expended in the purchase of cattle for their benefit.

That the unexpended balance of $6,715 appropriated by the Indian appropriation Act approved May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, for the proportionate share of the amount required to construct a wagon road or highway through the Kaibab Indian Reservation is hereby made available for the purchase of material and the employment of labor upon the same terms, except that any labor may be used upon the construction of such road or highway, giving preference to Indian labor.

For amount necessary for completing the construction of two bridges over the Little Colorado and Canon Diablo Rivers, near the Leupp Indian Agency, Arizona, in addition to the $42,500 appropriated for this purpose by the Act approved March second, nineteen hundred and seventeen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and seventy-five), $5,000, or so much thereof as may be required, to be immediately available: Provided, That said additional sum shall be reimbursable from tribal funds as required by the said Act.

That hereafter no Indian reservation shall be created, nor shall any additions be made to one heretofore created, within the limits of the States of New Mexico and Arizona, except by Act of Congress.

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, $20,000, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For support and education of six hundred and eighty Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, including pay of superintendent, $128,400; for general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $143,400.

For reclamation and maintenance charge on Yuma allotments, $15,000, 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,

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$21,500; for general repairs and improvements, $3,500; for installation of water supply, $9,000, to be immediately available; in all, $34,000.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Greenville Indian School, California, including pay of superintendent, $21,500; for general repairs and improvements, $3,500; in all, $25,000.

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.

For beginning the construction of a road from Hoopa to Weitchpec, on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, in Humboldt County, California, in conformity with plans approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $10,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, and to be reimbursed out of any funds of the Indians of said reservation now or hereafter placed to their credit in the Treasury of the United States: Provided, That the proper authorities of the county of Humboldt, California, agree to furnish, at their own expense, a competent engineer satisfactory to the Secretary of the Interior to supervise the construction of said road; to provide the use of such tools and implements as the said Secretary may deem to be justly required of them; and to maintain said road in good condition: Provided further, That the total cost of said road shall not exceed $30,500.

FLORIDA.

SEC. 4.

For relief of distress among the Seminole Indians in Florida, and for purposes of their civilization and education, $10,000, including the construction and equipment of necessary buildings on lands set aside by the State of Florida by Act of its legislature for the perpetual use of said Indians: Provided, That the $8,000 appropriated by the Act of March second, nineteen hundred and seventeen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and seventy-six), for relief, civilization, and education of the Seminole Indians in Florida, or such part thereof as may be available for the purpose, may also be used for construction and equipment of necessary buildings on the lands of foresaid.

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, $50,000, to be immediately available: Provided, That expenditures hereunder for improvements shall be reimbursable to the United States in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven.

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.

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, $141,350; for general repairs

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and improvements, $15,000; for completing the construction of a drainage system on the Haskell Indian School Reservation, Lawrence, Kansas, $10,000, to be immediately available; in all, $166,350.

For support and education of eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Kickapoo Reservation, Kansas, including pay of superintendent, $17,400; for general repairs and improvements, $4,000; in all, $21,400.

MICHIGAN.

SEC. 7.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and for pay of superintendent, $72,000; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $78,000.

MINNESOTA.

SEC. 8.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Pipestone, Minnesota, including pay of superintendent, $41,650; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $48,650: Provided, That funds heretofore appropriated for mechanical and general utility shopbuilding and for addition to hospital may be expended for rebuilding laundry, purchase of laundry equipment, and for repairs to heating and power systems at Pipestone School in an amount not exceeding $16,000, the same to be immediately available.

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 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 eighteen, out of the funds belonging to said band.

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, $3,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

That not to exceed $80,000 of the funds derived from the sale of timber from the Red Lake Indian Forest, Minnesota, under authority of the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and thirty-seven), of which amount $50,000 shall be immediately available, may be expended by the Secretary of the Interior in payment of the expenses authorized by said Act, and in the logging, booming, towing, and manufacture of timber at the Red Lake Agency sawmill: Provided, That not to exceed $15,000 of said amount may be used to reimburse the tribal fund known as "Indian money, proceeds of labor, Red Lake Indians," heretofore actually expended in said operations.

That of the unexpended appropriation of $5,000 authorized to be withdrawn from the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota for the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River on the Cass Lake Reservation by the Indian appropriation Act approved March second, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $4,000 may be expended for improving the road between the Cass Lake Indian School and the village of Cass Lake upon the condition that the counties of Cass and Beltrami, in the State of Minnesota, shall file with the Secretary of the Interior a written agreement to reimburse the United States, for the benefit of the Chippewa Indians,

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within two years to the extent of one-half of the amount expended upon said road.

That the sum of $10,000, 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 expenes of the general council of said tribe to be held at Bemidji, Minnesota, beginning July ninth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, 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 expenses of said general council in looking after the affairs of said tribe, including the actual and necessary expenses of its legislative committee in visiting Washington during the second session of the Sixty-fifth Congress; said sum to be immediately available, and said actual and necessary expenses to be approved by the president and secretary of the general council and certified to the Secretary of the Interior and as so approved and certified to be paid.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $175,000, 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 $4,000 of said amount, or so much thereof as may be necessary, may be used in the construction of a suitable school building at the town of White Earth: Provided further, That the State school district, in which the town of White Earth is located, contributes a like amount to be used in the construction of a building, the total cost of which shall not exceed $8,000, the said appropriation to remain available until expended: And provided further, That when said building is completed it shall be turned over to the local school authorities of the said town of White Earth, and shall thereafter be operated and maintained by them, and Indian children shall at all times be admitted to said school on the same conditions as white children.

MISSISSIPPI.

SEC. 9.

For the relief of distress among the full-blood Choctow Indians of Mississippi, including the pay of one special agent, who shall be a physician, one farmer, and one field matron, $5,000; for their education by establishing and maintaining day schools including the purchase of land and the construction of necessary buildings, $20,000; for the purchase of lands, including improvements thereon, not exceeding eighty acres for any one family, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, to be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States, under such rules and regulations as he may direct, $25,000; for the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among said Indians and to aid them in building homes, in the culture of fruits, grains, cotton, and other crops, $25,000, 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 said Indians to become self-supporting, to be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the said Secretary for its repayment to the United States on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-five; in all, $75,000, to be immediately available.

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MONTANA.

SEC. 10.

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.
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, $50,000, to be immediately available.

For maintenance and operation, including repairs, of the irrigation systems on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $30,000, 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), $3,100; for pay of second blacksmith (article eight, same treaty), $1,200; in all, $5,500.

For subsistence and civilization of the Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes (agreement with the Sioux Indians, approved February twenty-eighth, 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 the Rocky Boy Band of Chippewas, and other indigent and homeless Indians in the State of Montana, including pay of employees, $10,000.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in Montana, $375,000 (reimbursable), which shall be immediately available and remain available until expended.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in Montana, $50,000 (reimbursable), which shall be immediately available and remain available until expended.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, in Montana, $50,000 (reimbursable), which shall be immediately available, and remain available until expended: 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 motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles for official use upon the aforesaid irrigation project: Provided further, That not to exceed $3,500 may be used for the purchase of horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and that not to exceed $4,000 may be used for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to transfer and convey to school district numbered seventeen, Bighorn, Montana, a tract of land not to exceed two and one-half acres, of the lands ceded by the Crow Indian Tribe and reserved for agency purposes, for public school use, upon condition that Indian children resident within said

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district shall be permitted to attend said school upon an entire equality with white children.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $200,000 of any tribal funds on deposit to the credit of the Crow Indians in the State of Montana, and to expend the same for making necessary improvements to the irrigation systems in the Big Horn Valley on the Crow Reservation in Montana, said sum, or such part thereof as may be used for the purpose indicated, to be reimbursed to the tribe under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.


NEBRASKA.SEC. 11.

For support and education of three hundred and eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Genoa, Nebraska, including pay of superintendent, $78,000; for general repairs and improvements, $7,500; for purchase and erection of water tank (in addition to the amount of $2,400 appropriated for this purpose in the Act of March second, nineteen hundred and seventeen, Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and eighty), $3,000, to be immediately available; in all, $88,500.

NEVADA.

SEC. 12.

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, $60,000; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $70,000.

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, $25,000 to be immediately available: Provided, That the cost of said entire work shall not exceed $85,000; and for maintenance and operation of the improved system, $5,000; in all, $30,000, to remain available until expended, reimbursable from any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

That the unexpended balance of $11,996.13 of the appropriation of $15,000 for procuring home and farm sites and providing agricultural equipment and instruction for nonreservation Indians in Nevada, and the unexpended balance of $7,611.23 of the appropriation of $15,000 for the purchase of land and water rights for the Washoe Tribe of Indians in said State and for their support and civilization, contained in the Indian appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seventeen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and forty-three), are hereby reappropriated and made immediately available for the purchase of agricultural equipment, building material, and other supplies necessary for said Indians in utilizing the land purchased for them, and also for the expense of locating the Indians upon such land, including pay of employees where necessary.

NEW MEXICO.

SEC. 13.

For support and education of four hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $85,500; for general repairs and

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improvements, $8,000; for completing addition to mess hall, $5,000; in all, $98,500.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Santa Fe, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $76,250; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; for water supply, $1,600; in all, $85,850.

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 continuing work on the Indian highway extending from the Mesa Verde National Park to Gallup, New Mexico, on the Navajo and San Juan Reservations, $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: Provided, That such sums 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: Provided further, That not to exceed $2,500 of the sum appropriated for the building of said road by the Act of March second, nineteen hundred and seventeen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, pages nine hundred and sixty-nine to nine hundred and eighty-one), to be immediately available, may be used for payment of expenses incurred during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seventeen in excess of the appropriation made for that year in the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, pages one hundred and twenty-three to one hundred and forty-four).

The proviso of section one of the Act of March fourth, nineteen hundred and seven (Thirty-fourth Statutes at Large, page fourteen hundred and thirteen), relating to the expenditure of proceeds derived from the sale of timber on the Jicarilla Reservation, is hereby amended so as to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to expend said proceeds with the consent of such allottees whose property is appropriated, to be obtained in such manner as he may prescribe, in the purchase of live stock, seeds, agricultural equipment, and for other community or individual purposes beneficial to the Indians belonging to and having rights as members of said tribe of Indians.

For amount necessary to complete the construction of a steel bridge across the San Juan River in San Juan County, State of New Mexico, at the best and most available location west or southwest and near to the town of Farmington, in said county, in addition to the $25,000 appropriated for the purpose by the Act approved February twentieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and twenty-six), $4,000, or so much thereof as may be required, to be immediately available: Provided, That said additional sum shall be reimbursed from tribal funds as required by the said Act.

For one-half the cost of constructing a wagon road between Tularosa, Otero County, New Mexico, and the Indian Agency on the Mescalero Indian Reservation in said State, in conformity with plans approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $16,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, reimbursable to the United States from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Mescalero Tribe of Indians, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said tribe of Indians until paid.

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NEW YORK.

SEC. 14.

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. 15.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, including pay of superintendent, $33,600; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $29,600.

For the construction of a bridge across the Oconalufty River, at or near the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, $8,000, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior: 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 North Carolina, or the county of Swain, satisfactory guaranties of the payment by the said State of North Carolina, or by the county of Swain, of at least one-half of the cost of the construction of said bridge, and that the proper authorities of the said State of North Carolina, or the said county of Swain, 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 the construction of said bridge shall be borne either by the said State of North Carolina or the said county of Swain.

NORTH DAKOTA.

SEC. 16.

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, $13,000.

For support and education of one hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $26,600 for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $32,600: Provided, That the amounts appropriated in the Indian appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eighteen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and eighty-two), for employees’ quarters, $10,000, and for new dining room and kitchen and equipment, $15,000, are hereby reappropriated and made available and to remain available until expended.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $76,000; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; for heating plant, $15,000; in all, $98,000.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, and pay of superintendent, $41,800; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $46,800.

That the Act of May twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and sixty), and the Act of February fourteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page six hundred and seventy-five), are hereby amended so as to authorize the Secretary of the

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Interior, in his discretion, and in such manner and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to make per capita distributions to the Standing Rock Indians from the funds; principal and interest, accruing under said Acts, or to use said moneys for the benefit of the Indians entitled thereto.

OKLAHOMA.

SEC. 17.

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 sum 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, to he immediately available, 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 nineteen, 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.
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 and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Chilocco, Oklahoma, including pay of superintendent, $94,600; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; for completing of road and bridge, $10,000, to be immediately available; in all, $111,600.

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.

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That the third paragraph of section four of the Act of June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and six (Thirty-fourth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and thirty-nine), is hereby amended to the extent that the moneys therein provided for support of the Osage boarding school may be used, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, for the same purposes as provided in said paragraph from January first, nineteen hundred and eighteen, to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nineteen: Provided, That the expenditure of said money shall include the Saint Louis Mission Boarding School and systematic vocational instruction, except that there shall not be expended more than $300 for annual support and education of any one pupil: Provided further, That the foregoing shall also apply to expenditures for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen.

That paragraph four, section four, of the Osage Act approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and six (Thirty-fourth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and thirty-nine), and the Act of Congress approved April eighteenth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page eighty-eight), authorizing expenditures from Osage tribal funds of not exceeding $40,000 for agency and emergency purposes is hereby amended to read as follows: "Fourth. That such sums as may be annually appropriated by Congress shall be set aside and reserved from the royalties received from oil, gas, or other tribal mineral rights or other tribal funds, however arising, for agency purposes, which money when appropriated shall be paid out from time to time upon the requisition of the Osage tribal council with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That the provision in the Act entitled, ‘An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes,’ approved June seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (Thirtieth Statutes at Large, page ninety), limiting the amount of money to be expended for salaries of regular employees at any one agency shall not hereafter apply to the Osage Agency."

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, not to exceed the sum of $60,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, for the support of the Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers and employees of said agency.

The receipts from leasing of oil, gas, and other minerals upon the lands of the Osage Reservation, until the same are paid out as provided by existing law, may be deposited in national or State banks in Oklahoma, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, such depositaries to be designated by him under such rules and regulations governing the rate of interest thereon, the time of deposit and withdrawal thereof, and the security therefor as he may prescribe.

That not exceeding $25,000 of the amount heretofore appropriated from tribal funds for Osage Agency and School for any fiscal year and remaining unexpended may be used in the construction of a fireproof office building for Osage Agency.

That the allottees of the Osage Nation may change the present designation of homesteads to an equal area of their unencumbered surplus lands, upon application to, and under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That each tract after the change and designation shall take the status of the other as it existed prior to the change in designation as to alienation, taxation, or otherwise, and that any order of change of designa-

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tion shall be recorded in the proper office of Osage County: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized where the same would be for the best interest of Osage allottees, to permit the sale of surplus and homestead allotments, wholly or in part, of Osage allottees under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe and upon such terms as he shall approve.

FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.

SEC. 18.

For expenses of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, and the compensation of employees, $185,000: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress by the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes through the Secretary of the Interior, showing in detail the expenditure of all moneys appropriated by this provision: Provided further, That hereafter no part of said appropriation shall be used in forwarding the undisputed claims to be paid from individual moneys of restricted allottees, or their heirs, or in forwarding uncontested agricultural and mineral leases, excluding oil and gas leases, made by individual restricted Indian allottees, or their heirs, to the Secretary of the Interior for approval, but all such undisputed claims or uncontested leases, except oil and gas leases, now required to be approved under existing law by the Secretary of the Interior shall be paid, approved, rejected, or disapproved by the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma: Provided, however, That any party aggrieved by any decision or order of the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma may appeal from the same to the Secretary of the Interior within thirty days from the date of said decision or order.

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 $200 per capita, 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 or their heirs, 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 and directed, within thirty days after the passage of this Act, to investigate claims not to exceed $1,050 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 and 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, not exceeding $1,050, that may be found due under this paragraph to the aforesaid enrolled members of the Choctaw and 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

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hereby authorized to use not to exceed $8,000 out of the Choctaw and Chickasaw 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 he 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 the Seminole school fund, or any moneys belonging to said tribe in the United States Treasury or deposited in any bank or held by an official under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, not to exceed $100 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 attorneys’ fees or other debt contracted prior to the passage of this Act: Provided, further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $2,000 out of said Seminole school fund, or other money of said Seminole Tribe, for the payment of salaries of all necessary employees and other expenses for the distribution of said per capita payments.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to the enrolled members of the Creek Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma entitled under existing law to share in the funds of said tribe, or to their lawful heirs, all moneys except $150,000 belonging to said tribe in the hands of the United States Treasurer, or deposited in any bank, or held by an official under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior on June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, the payment to be made in such a way as to equalize the pro rata share received by each member of said tribe, either in land or money of the tribe, taking into consideration the value of the land heretofore allotted and the money received by each member: 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 belonging 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: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $15,000 out of said moneys for the payment of salaries of all necessary employees and other expenses for the disbursement of said moneys, as herein provided.

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 restricted 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 State of Oklahoma belonging to the restricted class, to be conducted as an industrial school under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, $31,500, for repairs and improvements, $4,500; in all, $36,000: Provided, That the unexpended balance of

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the $40,000 appropriated by the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, is hereby reappropriated and made immediately available for repairs and improvements to the school.

The sum of $250,000, 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 nineteen: 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 $30,000 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 $2,500 of such amount may be used 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 nineteen, 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 the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Tribes employed under 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 continue during the ensuing fiscal year the tribal and other schools among the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Tribes from the tribal funds of those nations, within his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby, empowered, during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nineteen, 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 annuity 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 four oil and gas inspectors and necessary clerks and field assistants, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to supervise oil and gas mining operations on allotted and tribal lands in the State of Oklahoma from which restrictions have not been removed, and to conduct investigations with a view to the prevention of waste, $17,500.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to sell at a price to be fixed by him which shall not be less than the appraised value, to the State of Oklahoma for a game preserve lands of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma described as sections one, two, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-five, and twenty-six, township three south, range twenty-five east, and sections five, six, seven, eight, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-nine, and thirty, township three south, range twenty-six east, containing in all twelve thousand eight hundred acres, more or less: Provided, That any lands heretofore allotted and conveyed to allottees of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians, or sold at sales heretofore held to purchasers of tracts of land within said area thus described shall be excepted from such sale.

That all claims against the Cherokee Nation, including claims to unpaid per capita and equalization money, which may now be paid under existing law out of the funds of the Cherokee Nation in the Treasury of the United States or otherwise in the hands of the Government, shall be filed, not later than one year from the date of the approval of this Act, with the superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes or such other person as the Secretary of the Interior may designate, and under such rules and regulations as said Secretary of the Interior may prescribe to govern the filing, determining and settlement of said claims, and the claims so submitted and filed shall be considered and adjudicated under said rules and regulations not later than six months after the expiration of the time above limited for the filing of the claims, and shall, if approved by the Secretary of the Interior, be paid out of the tribal funds of the Cherokee Nation. Upon the expiration of the time limited in this Act claims against the Cherokee Nation shall be forever barred, and all of said tribal funds then remaining to the credit of the Cherokee Nation shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior for building and furnishing an additional dormitory for the Cherokee Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to allow credit in the settlement of the accounts of William M. Baker, as cashier and special disbursing agent for the Five Civilized Tribes, for the sum of $5,356.13, paid by said disbursing agent to sundry Indian policemen in reimbursement of their expenses for board and lodging while on duty at their headquarters subsequent to July first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, said payments having been disallowed by the Comptroller of the Treasury as being prohibited by the Act of April sixth, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighteen).

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That the Court of Claims is hereby authorized and directed to hear, consider, and adjudicate the following matters of J. F. McMurray, as assignee of the firm of Mansfield, McMurray and Cornish, against the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians, or either of them, for professional services rendered, for said nations in the case of "The Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations versus The United States and the Chickasaw Freedmen," under Act of Congress approved July first, nineteen hundred and two, entitled "An Act to ratify and confirm an agreement with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians, and for other purposes," and for expenses incurred under sections thirty-one, thirty-two, and thirty-three of the same Act of Congress and for payment of two unpaid Chickasaw warrants issued by tribal authorities under act of legislature of the Chickasaw Nation approved by the governor of the Chickasaw Nation on September twentieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and afterwards by the President of the United States; and to render judgment therefor in such amount or amounts as may be found to be due thereon, together with interest from the date of such services or payments at the legal rate of interest prevailing at the time and place of such transactions; which judgment, if any, against said nations or either of them shall be paid by the Treasurer of the United States out of the funds of said nations as their interests may appear: Provided, That as to any such claims so sued upon the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, or either of them, shall be permitted to interpose all proper defenses by way of counterclaim or set-off against either the assignors or the assignee of said claim, all statutes of limitations against said set-offs or counterclaims being hereby waived, and all amounts found due to said Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, under the above provision, shall bear interest at the legal rate: Provided further, That any amount found to be owing, calculated upon a fair and equitable basis, by the said J. F. McMurray to the said Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations upon coal-mining leases held by him may be offset against any judgment that may be rendered in his favor upon such claims: Provided further, That if any of such leases are found not to be underlaid with merchantable coal and all of said leases upon which royalties are not paid within thirty days after the final settlement of these matters, the same shall be canceled; and notice of filing of such suits by the said J. F. McMurray shall be served upon the principal chief of the Choctaw Nation and the governor of the Chickasaw Nation, and said nations shall be represented therein by attorneys for said nations, respectively, and by the Attorney General of the United States: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to adjust, by mutual agreement with the interested parties herein, under the terms hereof and within sixty days after its approval by the President of the United States, any or all of the matters covered by the above provisions, and should such agreement be made by the Secretary of the Interior he is hereby authorized and directed to make requisition upon the Treasurer of the United States for the payment of the same out of any funds of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians as their interests may appear, and the Treasurer shall pay the same: And provided further, That the Court of Claims shall require the said J. F. McMurray, upon filing suit in pursuance hereof, to give a sufficient bond, with two or more good and sufficient sureties, to abide the judgment of such court in said suit, and in case the Secretary of the Interior should arbitrate such claims and counterclaims he shall require the said McMurray to give sufficient security to abide the award of such arbitration.1


1 62 Ct. Cl., 458; 275 U. S., 524.

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That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, from funds on deposit to the credit of the Chickasaw Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, the sum of $15,000 to be used for construction and equipment of dormitories at the Murray State School of Agriculture, Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and to be immediately available, in addition to the sum of $50,000 provided for the same use by section eighteen of the Indian apropriation Act of March second, nineteen hundred and seventeen.

OREGON.

SEC. 19.

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, $113,000; for general repairs and improvements, including drainage of school farm, $20,000; in all, $133,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,000.

For maintenance and operation of the Modoc Point irrigation system within the Klamath Indian Reservation, in the State of Oregon, $4,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven, and for completing construction of the Modoc Point irrigation system within the Klamath Indian Reservation, in the State of Oregon, $3,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, 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 May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, is hereby changed from $170,000 to $172,000; in all, $7,000.

For the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among the Klamath Tribe of Indians in Oregon, and to aid them in building homes, the culture of fruits, grain, and other crops, $400,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, which sum may be used for the purchase of such animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior to enable the Klamath Indians to become self-supporting, to be reimbursed, within five years from the date of this Act, from the funds accruing to the credit of said tribes in the Treasury of the United States from the sale of timber and unallotted lands on the Klamath Reservation, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

PENNSYLVANIA.

SEC. 20.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, including pay of superintendent, $132,000; for general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $147,000.

SOUTH DAKOTA.

SEC. 21.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Flandreau, South Dakota, and

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for pay of superintendent, $72,000; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; for repairing damages caused by fire in industrial building, $4,500; for replacing and repairing equipment contained in industrial building, $2,000, the last two sums to be immediately available; in all, $86,500.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $52,000; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for installation of new boilers and construction of boiler stack, $5,000; in all, $63,000.

For support and education of two hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Rapid City, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $57,000; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for irrigation, drainage, and improving school farm, to remain available until expended, $3,000; additional appropriation for new school building, $15,000; in all, $80,000.

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 of the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $95,000; for subsistence of the Sioux 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): Provided, That the unexpended balance of the sum of $300,000 appropriated by section twenty-one of the Act of March second, nineteen hundred and seventeen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and eighty-eight), for acquiring, constructing, or enlargement and equipment of school buildings on the Crow Creek, Pine Ridge, Rosebud, Standing Rock, Yankton, Sisseton, Lower Brule, and Cheyenne River Reservations is hereby reappropriated.

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, $40,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $185,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds on deposit to the credit of the Sioux Indians of Rosebud Agency, South Dakota, accruing under the Act of May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and forty-eight), and to expend the same for the support, civilization, and education of said Indians.

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That the sum of $2,801.50, being the unexpended balance of the sum of $5,000 appropriated by the Indian appropriation Act approved May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, as a proportionate share of the cost of constructing a wagon road or highway through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Corson County, South Dakota, be, and the same is hereby, made available upon the same terms and for the same purposes as provided in said Act.

TEXAS.

SEC. 22.

For the education of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians located in Polk County, Texas, by the construction of a school building, including equipment, upon land belonging to said Indians, $5,000; and by aiding the public schools established by the State or local authorities to the extent of 10 cents per day for each Indian child who attends such schools, $2,000, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to cause an investigation to be made as to the necessity and advisability of purchasing lands for said Indians and to make report thereon to Congress on or before the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and the sum of $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to pay the expenses of such investigation; in all, $8,000, to be immediately available.

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 farming 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 Indians in Utah, not otherwise provided for, 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 $350,000 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 Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, and the sum of $100,000 of said amount 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 eighteen, 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 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 nineteen, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

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The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, within his discretion, the sum of $150,000 of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to expend same for continuing the construction of lateral distributing systems to irrigate the allotted 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, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended.

The sum of $12,000, 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 public schools in the Uintah and Duchesne County school districts, Utah.

For the construction of a wagon road through the Shivwits Indian Reservation, Utah, $5,000; for the construction of a steel bridge and approaches across the Santa Clara River on the Shivwits Indian Reservation, $10,000; in all, $15,000, reimbursable to the United States from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Shivwits Tribe of Indians, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said tribe of Indians until paid.

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 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 the fifth installment in payment of $635,000 for water supply or 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: Provided, That the land for which the aforesaid water supply was purchased shall be understood to be included within the Wapato irrigation project.

For support and education of three hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Cushman Indian School, Tacoma, Washington, including repairs and improvements, and for pay of superintendent, $65,000, said appropriation being made to supplement the Puyallup school funds used for said school.

For continuing construction and enlargement of the Wapato irrigation and drainage system, to make possible the utilization of the water supply provided by the Act of August first, nineteen hundred

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and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and four), for forty acres of each Indian allotment under the Wapato irrigation project on the Yakima Indian 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 lands on said reservation, $500,000 to be immediately available, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire cost of said irrigation and drainage system shall be reimbursed to the United States under the conditions and terms of the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen: Provided further, That out of the sum herein appropriated the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay to Violetta Stone and W. D. Stone, husband and wife, the sum of $629.48 for lands purchased of them for use in connection with the construction of the diversion dam across the Yakima River, as provided for in the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and fifty-four), and the sum herein appropriated shall be avaiable for the purchase of such other lands as may be required in connection with the construction of the aforesaid irrigation project.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $2,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Indians under the Spokane jurisdiction, accruing under the Act of May twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and fifty-eight), and to expend the same in the purchase of land for fairgrounds purposes and the construction of a building thereon for the benefit of said Indians.

For the construction of a road on the Quiniault Indian Reservation, Washington, $22,500, to be immediately available and to be reimbursed from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Quiniault Indians, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said tribe of Indians until paid.

That there, is hereby appropriated, out of the tribal funds of the Yakima Indians in the State of Washington not otherwise appropriated, to be charged to the tribal account, the sum of $2,000 to be used by and under the direction of the Yakima Tribal Council for actual and necessary expenses in presenting Indian matters to the Government officials in Washington City, or in the employment of attorneys from the State of Washington to assist them in securing information relative to their tribal rights and property.

WISCONSIN.

SEC. 25.

For the support and education of two hundred and thirty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Hayward, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $47,450; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; in all, $55,450.

For support and education of two hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school Tomah, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $57,000; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; in all, $65,000.

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.

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

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approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, $75,000, 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 shares 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 $75,000 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 from the sum herein appropriated for said Pottawatomie Indians the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay to the legal representatives of R. V. Belt (Mrs. Joana Belt and William O. Belt) such sum, not exceeding $25,000, as he, after a proper hearing, may fix as compensation justly and equitably due the said Belt and associates on a quantum meruit for their services in recovering for the said Pottawatomie Indians the annuities withheld from them, under contract with representatives of said Indians approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs November first, nineteen hundred and two.

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 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 twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page fifty-one), section twenty-six of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page one thousand and seventy-six), and any Acts amendatory thereof, and under such regulations as he may prescribe to expend the same to aid said Indians to fit themselves for, or to engage in, farming or such other pursuits or avocations as will enable said Indians to become self-supporting, or in the case of the old, decrepit, or incapacitated members of the tribe, for support: Provided, That in the case of those who engage in farming upon the Menominee Reservation, that prior to authorization to make expenditures for farming purposes upon lands not heretofore entirely cleared of all merchantable timber, the Forest Service of the Indian Bureau shall make a survey of same and shall certify that such lands have been cut over and cleared of all merchantable timber, or that if there be merchantable timber on such lands that it is to the interest of the Menominee Indians, and not detrimental to the Menominee Forest, that such timber be removed, and that such Forest Service of the Indian Bureau shall also certify that the lands proposed to be cleared are not necessary to the preservation of the Menominee Forest and would be more valuable to the Menominee Indians if used for agricultural or grazing purposes; that any merchantable timber cut hereunder shall be disposed of in the manner provided by law for the disposition of timber cut upon the Menominee Reservation, and the authorization herein contained, in so far as it applies to the merchantable timber on said lands, shall not be construed so as to increase the total amount of said timber authorized to be cut in any one year: Provided further, That the funds herein authorized may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be apportioned on a per capita basis among all enrolled members of the Menominee Tribe, a per capita, payment of $50 to be made immediately after the passage of this Act to each member of said tribe, and the remainder of the share of each Indian to be deposited to his or her credit: Provided, That the per capita share of each minor under eighteen years of age in said

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sum so apportioned shall be deposited to the credit of the parent, guardian, or other person having the custody and care of said minor, the per capita share of such minors or the unexpended balance of same, when any such minors shall arrive at the age of eighteen years, shall be withdrawn from the amount of the parent, guardian, or other person and deposited to the account of such minors. All deposits made to the credit of individual members of the Menominee Tribe, to parents, guardians, or other persons under the terms of this Act, shall be subject to expenditure under the regulations governing the handling of individual Indian money.1

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to sell the lands and buildings comprising the former Wittenberg Indian School, Wittenberg, Wisconsin, at not less than their appraised value. The money received from said sale to be deposited in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts.

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 fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming, including pay of superintendent, $32,500; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $37,500.

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 continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, including the Big Wind River and Dry Creek Canals, and 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.

For continuation of investigations, beginning of construction, and incidental operations on a project for the irrigation of a portion of the conditionally ceded lands of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, $100,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and five, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the construction charge for the actual cost of said project shall be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior and divided equitably between the Indian land and public and private land irrigated by such project, and that the charge as filed for said Indian lands shall be reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and five, and that the charges as fixed for private and public land irrigated under such project shall be paid by the owner or entryman in accordance with the terms of payment of construction and maintenance charges as provided by the reclamation law and amendments thereto.

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, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said Indians until paid.


1 25 Comp. Dec., 684.

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SEC. 27.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized in his discretion to expend for the benefit of Indians, from their tribal funds held in trust or otherwise, not exceeding $2,500,000 during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nineteen, as provided by section twenty-seven of the Act of May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page one hundred and fifty-eight), in addition to such sums as may be required for equalization of allotments, education of Indian children, per capita and other payments to Indians and expenditures for the Five Civilized Tribes in accordance with existing law: Provided, That expenditures shall not be made from any one fund for purposes other than those above specified in excess of the estimates submitted by the Secretary of the Interior and appearing in House of Representatives Document Numbered Four hundred and ninety-nine, Sixty-fifth Congress, second session: And provided further, That no expenditures shall be made from tribal or treaty funds which are not authorized by existing laws governing their disposition and use.

SEC. 28.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to withdraw from the United States Treasury and segregate the common, or community funds of any Indian tribe which are, or may hereafter be, held in trust by the United States, and which are susceptible of segregation, so as to credit an equal share to each and every recognized member of the tribe except those whose pro rata shares have already been withdrawn under existing law, and to deposit the funds so segregated in banks to be selected by him, in the State or States in which the tribe is located, subject to withdrawal for payment to the individual owners or expenditure for their benefit under the regulations governing the use of other individual Indian moneys. The said Secretary is also authorized, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to withdraw from the Treasury and deposit in banks in the State or States in which the tribe is located to the credit of the respective tribes, such common, or community, trust funds as are not susceptible of segregation as aforesaid, and on which the United States is not obligated by law to pay interest at higher rates than can be procured from the banks: Provided, That no tribal or individual Indian money shall be deposited in any bank until the bank shall have agreed to pay interest thereon at a reasonable rate and shall have furnished an acceptable bond or collateral security therefor, and United States bonds may be furnished as collateral security for either tribal or individual funds so deposited, in lieu of surety bonds: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior, if he deems it advisable and for the best interest of the Indians, may invest the trust funds of any tribe or individual Indian in United States Government bonds: And provided further, That any part of tribal funds required for support of schools or pay of tribal officers shall be excepted from segregation or deposit as herein authorized, and the same shall be expended for the purposes aforesaid: Provided, however, That the funds of any tribe shall not be segregated until the final rolls of said tribe are complete: And provided further, That the foregoing shall not apply to the funds of the Five Civilized Tribes, or the Osage Tribe of Indians, in the State of Oklahoma, but the funds of such tribes and individual members thereof shall be deposited in the banks of Oklahoma or in the United States Treasury and may be secured by the deposit of United States bonds.1

Approved, May 25, 1918.


1 266 U. S., 481; 290 Fed., 306; 53 App. D. C., 331; 2 Comp. Genl., 390, 554.


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