Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 2||Chippewa Indians of Minnesota.
Per capita payment from principal fund to tribal members.
25 Stat., 642, vol. 1, 301.
|Chap. 2||Provisos. Acceptance by tribe.|
|Chap. 2||Not subject to any lien.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States so much as may be necessary of the principal fund on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889 (Twenty-fifth Statutes at Large, 642), entitled “An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota,” and to make therefrom a per capita payment or distribution of $100 to each enrolled member of the tribe, under such rules and regulations as the said Secretary may prescribe: Provided, That before any payment is made hereunder the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota shall, in such manner as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, ratify the provisions of this Act and accept same: Provided further, That the money paid to the Indians as authorized herein shall not be subject to any lien or claim of attorneys or other parties.
Approved, January 25, 1924.