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 556
March 4, 1925. | [H. R. 12392.] 43 Stat., 1313.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1925, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1925, and June 30, 1926, and for other purposes.
Section 2 | 3

Margin Notes
Chap. 556 Second Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1925. Interior Department.
Chap. 556 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 556 Indian lands. Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 556 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 556 Support, etc., of designated boarding schools. Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Chap. 556 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 556 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 556 Full‐blood Choctaws, Miss. Support and civilization.
Chap. 556 Fort Belknap Agency, Mont. Support of Indians at.
Chap. 556 Indian tribal funds, Adjusting compensation of field service employees, etc.
43 Stat., 707; ante, 466.
Chap. 556 Arizona.
Chap. 556 Idaho.
Chap. 556 Minnesota.
Chap. 556 Montana.
Chap. 556 Nebraska.
Chap. 556 Nevada.
Chap. 556 New Mexico.
Chap. 556 North Dakota.
Chap. 556 Oklahoma.
Chap. 556 Oregon.
Chap. 556 South Dakota.
Chap. 556 Washington.
Chap. 556 Wisconsin.
Chap. 556 Wyoming.
Chap. 556 Menominee Indians, Wis. Rebuilding sawmill, etc., from tribal funds.
35 Stat., 51, vol. 3, 317.
Chap. 556 Wichitas, etc., Okla.
Chap. 556 Counsel for Caddo Bands.
Chap. 556 43 Stat., 366, 409; ante, 421‐441.
28 Stat., 896; vol. 1, 562.
Chap. 556 James J. McAllister. Payment to.
43 Stat.,1557; post,510.
Chap. 556 Audited claims. Payment of certified by General Accounting Office.
18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 2 Interior Department
Sec. 2 Audited claims.
Sec. 2 Payment of, additional.
Sec. 3 18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 3 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 3 Interior Department.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembeld, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1925, and prior fiscal years,

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to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1925, and June 30, 1926, and for other purposes, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS.

INDIAN LANDS: For the survey, resurvey, classification, and allotment of lands in severalty under the provisions of the Act of February 8, 1887 (Twenty‐fourth Statutes at Large, page 388), 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, $20,000, reimbursable, to remain available until June 30, 1926: 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 30, 1914.

Education: Mount Pleasant, Michigan: For the purchase of a steel water tank at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, $2,500, to remain available until June 30, 1926.

Pipestone Indian School, Minnesota: For reconstruction, including equipment, of the dairy barn at the Pipestone Indian School, Minnesota, destroyed by fire, $8,300, to remain available until June 30, 1926.

Pierre Indian School, South Dakota: For reconstruction and repair work on buildings of the Pierre Indian School, South Dakota, damaged by tornado, $10,000, to remain available until June 30, 1926.

General support and civilization: For relief of distress among the full‐blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi; for their education by establishing, equipping, and maintaining day schools, including the purchase of land and the construction of necessary buildings and their equipment, $700; 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, $1,300; in all, fiscal year 1923, $2,000.

Support of Indians, Fort Belknap Agency, Montana (tribal funds): For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, $20,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Indians of the Fort Belknap Reservation, and to remain available until June 30, 1926.

Miscellaneous trust funds of Indian tribes (tribal funds): To enable the Secretary of the Interior to adjust the compensation of civilian employees in the Indian field service employed under trust funds, to correspond, so far as may be practicable, to the rates established by the Classification Act of 1923 for positions in the departmental services in the District of Columbia, not to exceed the following additional sums hereby authorized to be paid during the fiscal year 1925 from funds held in trust for the respective tribes:
Arizona.—Fort Apache, $9,100; Truxton Canyon, $2,020;
Idaho.—Coeur d'Alene, $280; Fort Lapwai, $1,892;
Minnesota.—Consolidated Chippewa, $23,150; Red Lake, $18,560;

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Montana.—Flathead, $4,370; Fort Belknap, $3,082; Fort Peck, $600;
Nebraska.—Omaha, $729;
Nevada.—Reno, $1,140; Western Shoshone, $1,682;
New Mexico.—Jicarilla, $812; Mescalero, $1,380;
North Dakota.—Fort Berthold, $3,340; Standing Rock, $1,342;
Oklahoma.—Cheyennes and Arapahoes (Cantonment, $4,020; Cheyenne and Arapahoe, $3,840; Segar, $3,620), $11,580; Kiowa, $11,838; Shawnee (Sac and Fox), $1,430; Five Civilized Tribes (Choctaws and Chickasaws), $1,080;
Oregon.—Klamath, $6,721; Umatilla, $1,376; Warm Springs, $1,700;
South Dakota.—Cheyenne River, $7,613;
Washington.—Colville, $6,000; Yakima, $4,003;
Wisconsin.—Keshena, $9,510; Lac du Flambeau, $1,050;
Wyoming.—Shoshone, $3,520;
In all, not to exceed $140,900.

For the accomplishment of the purposes of the Act of March 28, 1908 (Thirty‐fifth Statutes at Large, page 51), the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to expend not to exceed $275,000 of the funds in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Menominee Tribe of Indians to rebuild the sawmill and its appurtenances at Neopit, Wisconsin, which were destroyed by fire on October 5, 1924.

Wichita and affiliated bands of Indians, Oklahoma: Out of the funds now standing to the credit of the Wichita and affiliated bands of Indians in Oklahoma in the Treasury of the United States, a sum not exceeding $3,000 may be used for the employment of counsel for the Caddo Band of said Indians under contract as provided by law to represent said Indians in their claims against the United States, as set forth in article 6 of the agreement of June 4, 1891, ratified by the Act approved March 2, 1895 (Twenty‐eighth Statutes, pages 876 to 910).

For carrying out the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act for the relief of James J. McAllister," approved February 9, 1925, $1,000.

AUDITED CLAIMS.

SEC. 2.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1922 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 631, Sixty‐eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

For Indian schools, support, $741.60.
For Indian school transportation, $81.71.
For support of Indians in Nevada, $16.50.
For bridge across Santa Clara River, Shivwitz Reservation, Utah (reimbursable), $637.97.

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AUDITED CLAIMS.

SEC. 3.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1922 and prior years unless other wise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 212, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

For Indian schools, support, $1,395.30.

Approved, March 4, 1925.


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