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 277
May 10, 1926. | [H. R. 6707.] 44 Stat., 453.

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1927, and for other purposes.
Section 2

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Chap. 277 Interior Department appropriations.
Chap. 277 General Land Office.
Chap. 277 Indian reservations Opening, to entry.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 277 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 277 Commissioner, and office personnel.
Chap. 277 General expenses.
Chap. 277 Special agents, etc.
Chap. 277 44 Stat., 455; post, 525.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Competency com mission Five Civilized Tribes.
Chap. 277 Other Indians.
Chap. 277 Supplies. Purchase, transporting, etc.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Only three warehouses.
Chap. 277 Limitation on payments.
Chap. 277 Inspectors.
Chap. 277 Judges.
Chap. 277 Police.
Chap. 277 Suppressing liquor traffic, etc.
Chap. 277 Agency buildings, Purchase, construction, repair, etc.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Supervising work.
Chap. 277 Vehicles. Allowance for maintenance, repairs, etc.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Purchases limited.
Chap. 277 Emergency allowance by diversions from Specified appropriations.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Building construction.
Chap. 277 Report to Congress.
Chap. 277 Probate matters.
Chap. 277 Determining heirs of deceased allottees.
Chap. 277 Services in the District. Proviso. Tribes excepted.
Chap. 277 Five Civilized Tribes and Quapaws. Attorneys, etc.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Attorneys, etc., restricted to civil service eligibles.
Chap. 277 Citizen commission.
Chap. 277 Indian lands.
Chap. 277 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
Chap. 277 21 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 277 Advertising land sales.
Chap. 277 Pueblo Indians. Attorney for.
Chap. 277 Five Civilized Tribes. Expenses of sales of tribal lands, payable from proceeds.
Chap. 277 Choctaw and Chickasaw coal and asphalt lands.
41 Stat, 1107; ante, 287.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Collecting rents.
Chap. 277 Continuing tribal schools.
Chap. 277 Apportionment of allotments, etc., for fiscal year.
Chap. 277 Specified salaries, etc.
Chap. 277 Pay restrictions.
Chap. 277 Repairs, etc., to school buildings.
Chap. 277 Homeless Indians in California. Purchase of lands for,
Chap. 277 Full blood Choctaws of Mississippi. Purchase of lands, etc., for.
Chap. 277 Eastern Cherokees of North Carolina. Final disposition of affairs of.
43 Stat., 376; ante, 422.
Chap. 277 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches, Okla.
Chap. 277 Maintenance, support of homesteads, etc.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Report to Congress.
Chap. 277 Industrial work, etc.
Chap. 277 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 277 Matrons.
Chap. 277 Agricultural experiments.
Chap. 277 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Menominee Reservation.
Chap. 277 Soil, etc., experiments.
Chap. 277 Pay not affected.
Chap. 277 37 Stat., 521; vol. 3, 532.
Chap. 277 Timber sales expenses.
41 Stat., 415; ante. 242.
Chap. 277 Encouraging farming etc., for self support.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Repayment
Chap. 277 Limit to any tribe.
Chap. 277 Advances.
Chap. 277 Payment for destroyed diseased livestock.
Chap. 277 Water supply.
Chap. 277 Increasing grazing ranges, etc., by developing, on reservations.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Condition.
Chap. 277 Papago Indian villages.
Chap. 277 Navajos and Hopis. Water supply for, on reservation in Arizona and New Mexico.
Chap. 277 Pueblo Indian land, N. Mex. Sinking wells on.
Chap. 277 Irrigation and drainage.
Chap. 277 Construction, maintenance, etc., of projects on reservations.
Chap. 277 Allotments to districts.
Chap. 277 Administration expenses. Supervising engineers, etc.
Chap. 277 Travel, etc., expenses.
Chap. 277 Cooperative stream gauging.
Chap. 277 Reimbursement.
Chap. 277 38 Stat., 582; ante, 8.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 277 Flood damages, etc.
Chap. 277 Limitation.
Chap. 277 Gila River Reservation, Ariz. Irrigating Pima Indian lands on. Repayment.
37 Stat., 522; vol. 3, 533.
Chap. 277 Diverting water of Gila River to Pinal County lands, etc.
Chap. 277 Repayment.
39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Chap. 277 San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Constructing Coolidge Dam across Gila River.
43 Stat., 475; ante, 418. 44 Stat., 212; ante, 518.
Chap. 277 Proviso. No part for railroad right of way.
Chap. 277 Colorado River Reservation. Extending irrigation system.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 429.
Chap. 277 Repayment.
Chap. 277 Ganado project, Arizona. Operating.
Chap. 277 San Xavier Reservation, Ariz. Pumping plants.
Chap. 277 San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Irrigating tribal lands.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Reimbursement to tribe.
Chap. 277 Sacaton Dam, etc., Gila River, Ariz. Repairs, etc.
Chap. 277 37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Chap. 277 39 Stat., 974; ante, 112.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Balance to be covered into the Treasury.
Chap. 277 Yuma Reservation, Calif. Advancing charges on lands in Arizona.
Chap. 277 Repayment.
36 Stat., 1063, vol. 3, 492.
Chap. 277 Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho. Operating irrigation system. Enlarging system for ceded lands, etc.
Chap. 277 42 Stat., 568; ante, 346.
Chap. 277 Part of balance reappropriated.
Chap. 277 42 Stat., 568, 1192; ante, 346 382.
43 Stat., 402; ante, 434.
Proviso. Remainder covered into the Treasury.
Chap. 277 Irrigating systems in Montana. Fort Belknap Reservation.
Chap. 277 Flathead Reservation.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Aggregate amount.
Chap. 277 Construction items.
Chap. 277 Power plant.
Chap. 277 Contracts for repayment by irrigation districts, etc, required.
Chap. 277 Cost of Camas Division a deferred obligation.
Chap. 277 Application of net revenues.
Chap. 277 Charges payable in advance.
Chap. 277 Limitation to individual water use.
Chap. 277 39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Lands in excess of 160 acres to be conveyed to United States, if not sold in five years.
Chap. 277 Owners credited with price.
Chap. 277 Disposition of land conveyed to United States.
Chap. 277 Trust patent Indian lands.
Chap. 277 Construction charges a lien on lands within the project.
Chap. 277 Assessment rate
Chap. 277 Issue of notice.
Chap. 277 Fort Peck Reservation. Operating divisions of system.
Chap. 277 Blackfeet Reservation. Operating divisions of system.
Chap. 277 Crow Reservation. Operating systems.
Chap. 277 Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nev. Operating system.
Chap. 277 Newlands project, Nevada. Paying Paiute Indian lands charges, etc.
Chap. 277 Laguna and Acoma Indians, New Mexico. Operating irrigation systems for.
Chap. 277 Navajo Reservation, New Mexico. Operating Hogback project on.
Chap. 277 Pueblos, New Mexico. Repairing flood damages.
Chap. 277 Klamath Reservation, Oreg. Operating projects on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 Repayment.
Chap. 277 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes. Continuing irrigation to allotments of.
34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
Chap. 277 Yakima Reservation, wash. Operating Toppenish Simcoe irrigation units.
41 Stat, 28; ante, 219.
Chap. 277 Reimbursing reclamation fund for stored water to reservation lands.
38 Stat, 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 277 Wapato system. Operating etc.
38 Stat, 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 277 Satus unit. Maintenance, etc., of system.
Chap. 277 Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Extend irrigation to additional lands.
Chap. 277 Unexpended Indian balances covered into the Treasury.
Chap. 277 Chippewas in Minnesota.
36 Stat., 276, vol. 3, 436.
Gila River irrigation.
39 Stat., 974; ante, 112.
Chap. 277 40 Stat., 568: ante, 154.
Chap. 277 Irrigating Pima lands.
40 Stat., 568; ante, 154.
Chap. 277 Insect infestations.
Chap. 277 Pottawatomies.
36 Stat., 1076, vol. 3, 505.
Chap. 277 Wahpeton School.
39 Stat., 144, 982; ante, 120.
Chap. 277 Fort Belknap Reservation.
41 Stat., 1357; ante, 321.
Chap. 277 Sioux school buildings.
39 Stat., 938; ante, 126.
Chap. 277 Indian schools.
33 Stat., 211, vol.. 3, 35.
Chap. 277 Education.
Chap. 277 Support of Indian schools.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Deaf and dumb, blind, etc.
Chap. 277 Alabama and Coushatta Indians, Texas.
Chap. 277 Pueblo and Hopi Indians.
Chap. 277 Full blood Choctaws, Mississippi.
Chap. 277 Boarding school with diminished attendance discontinued.
Chap. 277 Pupils transferred.
Chap. 277 Day schools discontinued.
Chap. 277 Moneys returned to the Treasury.
Chap. 277 Tuition in public schools.
Chap. 277 No contracts needed.
R. S., sec. 3744, p. 738.
Chap. 277 Not available for specified schools.
Chap. 277 Collecting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Obtaining employment.
Chap. 277 Repayment.
Chap. 277 Alaska pupils.
Chap. 277 School buildings. Repairs, improvements, etc.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Construction limit.
Chap. 277 Pawnee, Okla. Improving school plant.
Chap. 277 Support, etc., at designated boarding schools. Fort Mojave, Ariz.
Chap. 277 Phoenix, Ariz.
Chap. 277 Truxton Canyon, Ariz.
Chap. 277 Theodore Roosevelt, Fort Apache, Ariz.
Chap. 277 Sherman Institute, Calif.
Chap. 277 Fort Bidwell, Calif.
Chap. 277 Haskell Institute, Kans.
Chap. 277 Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Chap. 277 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 277 Genoa, Nebr.
Chap. 277 Carson City, Nev.
Chap. 277 Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Chap. 277 Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Chap. 277 Charles H. Burke, N. Mex.
Chap. 277 Cherokee, N. O.
Chap. 277 Bismarck, N. Dak.
Chap. 277 Fort Totten, N. Dak.
Chap. 277 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 277 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 277 Sequoyah Orphan Training, Okla.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Purchase of additional lands, etc., from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 Chemawa, Oreg.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Restriction on Alaska natives.
Chap. 277 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 277 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 277 Rapid City, S. Dak.
Chap. 277 Hayward, Wis.
Chap. 277 Tomah, Wis.
Chap. 277 Navajoes, Ariz. School facilities for.
15 Stat., 669, vol. 2, 1015.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 277 Chippewas in Minnesota. Payment for tuition of children in State schools.
Chap. 277 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 277 Chippewas of the Mississippi, Minn. Proviso. Schools.
16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Chap. 277 Osages in Oklahoma. Educating children, from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Saint Louis Boarding School.
Chap. 277 Five Civilized Tribes and Quapaws. Common schools.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Parentage limitation not applicable.
40 Stat., 564; ante, 149.
Chap. 277 Sioux Indians. Day and industrial schools.
19 Stat., 254, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 277 Uintah and Duchesne Counties, Calif.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Equality of Indian with white children.
Chap. 277 Conservation of health, etc.
Chap. 277 Relieving distress, preventing contagious diseases, etc. Nurses.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Use for general treatment.
Chap. 277 Trachoma prevention instruction.
Chap. 277 Allotments to specified sanatoria and hospitals.
Chap. 277 Arizona.
Chap. 277 California.
Chap. 277 Idaho.
Chap. 277 Iowa.
Chap. 277 Montana.
Chap. 277 Nebraska
Chap. 277 Nevada.
Chap. 277 New Mexico.
Chap. 277 North Dakota.
Chap. 277 Oklahoma.
Chap. 277 South Dakota.
Chap. 277 Washington.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Hospital construction.
Chap. 277 Choctaws in Mississippi.
Chap. 277 Canton, S. Dak. Insane asylum expenses.
Chap. 277 Support and civilization.
Chap. 277 Expenses. Proviso. Detailed report of Five Civilized Tribes expenditures.
Chap. 277 Fulfilling treaties.
Chap. 277 Coeur d'Alenes, Idaho.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Chap. 277 Bannocks, Idaho.
Chap. 277 15 Stat., 696, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 277 Crows, Mont.
15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Chap. 277 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes, Montana.
19 Stat., 256 vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 277 Pawnees, Oklahoma.
27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 498; 11 Stat., 731; vol. 2, 764.
Chap. 277 Quapaws Oklahoma. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Chap. 277 Sioux of different tribes. Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Chap. 277 Additional employees. Subsistence.
19 Stat., 258, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Transporting supplies.
Chap. 277 Confederated Bands of Utes. Carpenters, etc.
15 Stat, 622, vol. 2, 993.
Chap. 277 Food.
Chap. 277 Agency employees.
Chap. 277 Spokanes, Washington.
27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Chap. 277 Shoshones, Wyoming.
15 Stat., 570, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 277 Quapaw Agency, Okla. Administering property of Indians.
41 Stat., 415, ante, 241.
Chap. 277 Warm Springs Agency, Oreg. Support of Indians on.
Chap. 277 Support, etc., of Indians of specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 Arizona.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Farmers' quarters at Cibecue.
Chap. 277 California.
Chap. 277 Colorado.
Chap. 277 Idaho.
Chap. 277 Iowa.
Chap. 277 Kansas.
Chap. 277 Michigan.
Chap. 277 Minnesota.
Chap. 277 Montana.
Chap. 277 Nebraska.
Chap. 277 Nevada.
Chap. 277 New Mexico.
Chap. 277 North Dakota.
Chap. 277 Oklahoma.
Chap. 277 Oregon.
Chap. 277 South Dakota.
Chap. 277 Utah.
Chap. 277 Proviso. State Experimental Farm.
Chap. 277 Washington.
Chap. 277 Wisconsin.
Chap. 277 Wyoming.
Chap. 277 Chippewas in Minnesota. Promoting civilization, etc., from tribal funds.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 277 Objects specified.
Chap. 277 Aiding State public schools.
Chap. 277 Aiding Indigent Chippewas. Condition.
Chap. 277 Indian hospitals.
Chap. 277 Red Lake Band of Chippewas. Constructing planing mill, from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 39 Stat., 138; ante, 67.
Chap. 277 Choctaws and Chickasaws. Expenses of pro rata payments.
Chap. 277 Osages, Oklahoma. Agency expenses, from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Expenses of employees away from headquarters.
Chap. 277 Special counsel to assist in prosecution of crimes, from trust funds.
Chap. 277 Oil and gas production expenses, from trust funds.
Chap. 277 Visit of Tribal Council, etc., to Washington, from trust funds.
Chap. 277 Confederated Bands of Utes, Utah. Distribution to, from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 Allotments.
Chap. 277 Self-support, etc., from accrued interest.
Chap. 277 37 Stat., 934; vol. 3, 559.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Report to Congress.
Chap. 277 Restriction on road construction.
Chap. 277 Roads and bridges.
Chap. 277 Red Lake Reservation, Minn. Construction of, from trust funds.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 277 Fort Apache Reservation, Ariz. Construction of, from trust funds.
Chap. 277 Provisos. Continuing designated roads.
Chap. 277 Indian labor.
Chap. 277 Mescalero Reservation, N. Mex. Construction of, from tribal fends.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 277 Shoshone Reservation, Wyo. Construction of, from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 Annuities, etc.
Chap. 277 Senecas, N. Y.
4 Stat., 443.
Chap. 277 Six Nations, N. Y.
7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Chap. 277 Choctaws, Okla.
Chap. 277 7 Stat., 99, 212, 213, 236, vol. 2, 87, 193, 212; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Chap. 277 Saint Croix Chippewas, Wis.
10 Stat., 1109, vol. 2, 648.
Purchase of land for.
Chap. 277 38 Stat., 606; ante, 30
Chap. 277 Provisos. Discretionary cash payments.
Chap. 277 Menominees, Wis. Per capita payment to, from tribal funds.
26 Stat., 146, vol. 1, 353; 35 Stat., 51, vol. 3, 317.
Chap. 277 Geological Survey.
Chap. 277 Annual statement of expenditures under leasings of oil, minerals, etc., on Indian lands, etc.
Chap. 277 Transmission to Congress.
Chap. 277 National parks.
Chap. 277 Glacier, Mont.
Chap. 277 Education Bureau.
Chap. 277 Alaska.
Chap. 277 Education of natives.
Chap. 277 Specified allotments.
Chap. 277 Medical and sanitary relief.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Pay patients admitted to hospitals.
Sec. 2 Field work appropriations available for work animals, vehicles, etc.

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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 are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1927, namely:

GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

Opening Indian reservations (reimbursable): For expenses pertaining to the opening to entry and settlement of such Indian reservation lands as may be opened during the fiscal year 1927: Provided, That the expenses pertaining to the opening of each of said reservations and paid for out of this appropriation shall be reimbursed to the United States from the money received from the sale of the lands embraced in said reservations, respectively, $1,000.

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BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS.

SALARIES.

For the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and other personal services in the District of Columbia in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, 8356,000.

GENERAL EXPENSES OF INDIAN SERVICE.

For pay of special agents, for traveling and incidental expenses of such special agents, including sleeping‐car fare, and a per diem of not to exceed $4 in lieu of subsistence, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, when actually employed on duty in the field or ordered to the seat of government; for transportation and incidental expenses of officers and clerks of the Office of Indian Affairs when traveling on official duty; for pay of employees not otherwise provided for; for telegraph and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington, and for other necessary expenses of the Indian Service for which no other appropriation is available, $90,000: Provided, That not to exceed $5,000 of this appropriation may be used for continuing the work of the competency commission to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma: Provided further, That not to exceed $15,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended out of applicable funds in the work of determining the competency of Indians on Indian reservations outside of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.

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, $500,000: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used for the maintenance of to exceed three warehouses in the Indian Service: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used in payment for any services except bill therefor is rendered within one year from the time the service is performed.

For pay of special Indian Service inspector and two Indian Service inspectors, and actual traveling and incidental expenses, and not to exceed $4 per diem in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field away from home or designated headquarters, $16,000.

For pay of seventy judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, $8,400.

For pay of Indian police, including chiefs of police at not to exceed $60 per month each and privates at not to exceed $40 per month each, to be employed in maintaining order, for purchase of equipments and supplies, and for rations for policemen at nonration agencies, $165,000.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors and deleterious drugs, including peyote,1 among Indians, $22,000.

For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of 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, $150,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of salaries and expenses of persons employed in the supervision of construction or repair work of roads and bridges on Indian reservations and other lands devoted to the Indian Service.


1243 Pac., 1067-1073.

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That not to exceed $150,000 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 $14,000 may be used in the purchase of horse‐drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and not to exceed $35,000 for the purchase of motor‐propelled passenger‐carrying vehicles, and that such vehicles shall be used only for official service.

That to meet possible emergencies, not exceeding $100,000 of the appropriations made by this Act for support of reservation and nonreservation schools, for school and agency buildings, and for preservation of health among Indians, shall be available, upon approval of the Secretary of the Interior, for replacing any buildings, equipment, supplies, livestock, or other property of those activities of the Indian Service above referred to which may be destroyed or rendered unserviceable by fire, flood, or storm: Provided, That the limit of $7,500 for new construction contained in the appropriation for Indian school buildings shall not apply to such emergency expenditures: And provided further, That any diversions of appropriations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress on the first Monday in December, 1927.

EXPENSES IN PROBATE MATTERS.

For the purpose of determining the heirs of deceased Indian allottees having right, title, or interest in any trust or restricted property, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, $70,000, reimbursable as provided by existing law, of which $14,000 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the Osage Indians nor to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma.

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, $38,000: Provided, That no, part of this appropriation shall be available for the payment of attorneys or other employees unless appointed after a competitive examination by the Civil Service Commission and from an eligible list furnished by such commission.

EXPENSES OF INDIAN COMMISSIONER.

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, $10,000, of which amount not to exceed $7,560 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

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 provided for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians," and under any other Act or Acts providng for the survey or allotment of Indian lands, $40,000, reimbursable: Provided, That no part of said sum shall be used for the survey, resurvey, classification, or allot‐

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ment 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.

For the payment of newspaper advertisements of sales of Indian lands, $500, reimbursable from payments by purchasers of costs of sale, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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, $3,000, or so much thereof as the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary.

For payment of salaries of employees and other expenses of advertising and sale in connection with the further sales of unallotted lands and other tribal property belonging to any of the Five Civilized Tribes, 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 approved February 22, 1921, entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to offer for sale remainder of the coal and asphalt deposits in segregated mineral land in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, State of Oklahoma" (Forty‐first Statutes at Large; page 1107), 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, $6,500, to be paid from the proceeds of sales of such tribal lands and property: Provided, That not to exceed $2,000 of such amount may be used in connection with the collection of rents of unallotted lands and tribal buildings: 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: Provided further, That for the current fiscal year money may be so expended from such tribal funds for equalization of allotments, per capita, and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, tribal and other Indian schools under existing law, salaries and contingent expenses of the governor of the Chickasaw Nation and chief of the Choctaw Nation and one mining trustee for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations at salaries at the rate heretofore paid and the chief of the Creek Nation at a salary not to exceed $600 per annum, and one attorney each for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes employed under contract approved by the President under existing law: Provided further, That the expenses of any of the above‐named officials shall not exceed $2,500 per annum each for chiefs and governor except in the case of tribal attorneys whose expenses shall be determined and limited by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, not to exceed $4,000 each: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby empowered, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1927, to expend funds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, 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 the purchase of lands for the homeless Indians in California, including improvements thereon, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, $7,000, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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For the purchase of lauds, including improvements thereon, not exceeding eighty acres for any one family, for the use and occupancy of the full‐blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi, 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, $3,500.

For carrying out the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act providing for the final disposition of the affairs of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina," approved June 4, 1924, $8,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For maintenance and support and improvement of the homesteads of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, $100,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians and to be expended under such rules and 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, 1927, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

INDUSTRIAL ASSISTANCE AND ADVANCEMENT.

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, $402,000: Provided, That the foregoing shall not, as to timber, apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin: Provided further, That not to exceed $20,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be used to conduct experiments on Indian school or agency farms to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, cotton, grain, vegetables, and fruits: Provided also, That the amounts paid to matrons, foresters, farmers, physicians, nurses, and other hospital employees, and stockmen provided for in this Act shall not be included within the limitations on salaries and compensation of employees contained in the Act of August 24, 1912.

For expenses incidental to the sale of timber, $100, 000, reimbursable to the United States as provided in the Act of February 14, 1920 (Forty‐first Statutes at Large, page 415).

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, $175,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, which sum may be used for the purchase of seeds, 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 30, 1932: Provided further, That not to exceed $15,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall be expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe

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of Indians, and that no part of this appropriation shall be used for the purchase of tribal herds: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to make advances from this appropriation to Indians having irrigable allotments to assist them in the development and cultivation thereof and to old, disabled, or indigent Indian allottees, for their support, to remain a charge and lien against their lands until paid.

For reimbursing Indians for livestock 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, $8,000.

DEVELOPMENT OF WATER SUPPLY.

For improving springs, drilling wells, and otherwise developing and conserving water for the use of Indian stock, including the purchase, construction, and installation of pumping machinery, tanks, troughs, and other necessary equipment, and for necessary investigations and surveys, for the purpose of increasing the available grazing range on unallotted lands on Indian reservations, $5,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That the necessity exists on any Indian reservation so far as the Indians themselves are concerned.

For operation and maintenance of pumping plants for distribution of a water supply for Papago Indian villages in southern Arizona, and construction of charcos, $18,000.

For continuing the development of a water supply for the Navajo and Hopi Indians on the Hopi Reservation, and the Navajo, Pueblo Bonito, San Juan, and Western Navajo subdivisions of the Navajo Reservation in Arizona and New Mexico, $40,000, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For continuing the sinking of wells on Pueblo Indian land, New Mexico, to provide water for domestic and stock purposes, and for building tanks, troughs, pipe lines, and other necessary structures for the utilization of such water, $2,500.

IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE.

For the 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, in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:

Irrigation district one: Colville Reservation, Washington, $13,000;
Irrigation district two: Walker River Reservation, Nevada, $4,500 Western Shoshone Reservation, Idaho and Nevada, $1,500; Shivwits, Utah, $300;
Irrigation district four: Ak Chin Reservation, Arizona, $4,000; Chiu Chui pumping plants, Arizona, $6,000; Coachella Valley pumping plants, California, $3,500; Morongo Reservation, California, $3,500; Pala and Rincon Reservations, California, $2,000; miscellaneous projects, $4,500;
Irrigation district five: New Mexico Pueblos, $10,000; Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, $7,500; Navajo and Hopi, miscellaneous

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projects, Arizona and New Mexico, including Tes‐nos‐pos, Moencopi Wash, Kin‐le‐chee, Wide Ruins, Red Lake, Corn Creek, Wepo Wash, Oraibi Wash, and Polacca Wash, $10,000; Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado, $13,000;

For necessary miscellaneous expenses incident to the general administration of Indian irrigation projects, including salaries of not to exceed five supervising engineers, for pay of one chief irrigation engineer, one assistant chief irrigation engineer, one superintendent of irrigation competent to pass upon water, rights, one field cost accountant, 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 $4 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed in the field and away from designated headquarters, $75,000 ;

For cooperative stream gauging with the United States Geological Survey, $850;

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, not to exceed, $155,000, reimbursable as provided in the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty mn80 eight Statutes at Large, page 582) : 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 damages by floods and other unforeseen exigencies: Provided, however, That the amount so interchanged shall not exceed in the aggregate 10 per centum of all the amounts so appropriated.

For operation and maintenance of the pumping plants and irrigation system for the irrigation of the lands of the Pima Indians in the vicinity of Sacaton, on the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona, $15,000, reimbursable as provided in section 2 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (Thirty‐seventh Statutes at Large, page 522).

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, Arizona, reimbursable as provided in the Indian Appropriation Act approved May 18, 1916, $150,000, of which amount not to exceed $5,000 shall be available for acquiring by purchase or condemnation proceedings lands needed for necessary rights of way in connection with the construction of the project.

For construction of the Coolidge Dam across the Canyon of the Gila River near San Carlos, Arizona, as authorized by the Act of June 7, 1924 (Forty‐third Statutes at Large, pages 475 and 476), and under the terms and conditions of, and reimbursable as provided in, said Act, the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this purpose for the fiscal year 1926 is reappropriated and made available for the fiscal year 1927: Provided, That no part of the money herein reappropriated shall be available in the fiscal years 1926 or 1927 for relocation of the railroad right of way.

For continuing the construction of the necessary canals and laterals for the utilization of water from the pumping plant on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, as provided in the Act of April 4, 1910 (Thirty‐sixth Statutes at Large, page 273), $5,000; and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant, canals, and structures, $10,000; in all, $15,000, reimbursable as provided in the aforesaid Act.

For operation and maintenance of the Ganado irrigation project, Arizona, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $4,000.

For operation and maintenance of the pumping plants on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Arizona, $3,000, reimbursable out

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of any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

For the operation and maintenance of pumping plants and for the drilling of wells and installation of additional pumping plants for the irrigation of lands on the San Carlos Reservation in Arizona, $10,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Indians of such reservation: Provided, That the sum so used shall be reimbursed to the tribe by the Indians benefited, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For necessary repairs, operation, and maintenance of the Sacaton Dam and bridge superstructure across the Gila River, near Sacaton, Arizona, reimbursable in accordance with the Act of August 24, 1912 (Thirty‐seventh Statutes at Large, page 522), there is hereby made available until June 30, 1927, not exceeding $7,000 of the unexpended balance of the appropriation made in the Act of March 2, 1917 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large, pages 974 and 975), for the construction of the Sacaton Dam and superstructure: Provided That the remainder of the unexpended balance of said appropriation, amounting to $1,800, shall be covered into the Treasury and carried to the surplus fund immediately upon the approval of this Act.

For reclamation and maintenance charges on Indian lands within the Yuma Reservation, California, and on ten acres within each of the eleven Yuma homestead entries in Arizona, under the Yuma reclamation project, $35,000, reimbursable as provided by the Act of March 3, 1911 (Thirty‐sixth Statutes at Large, page 1063).

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, Idaho, $33,500.

For completion of the enlarging, relocating, and repairing of canals, structures, and dam, and replacing of structures of the irrigation system for the irrigation of lands on the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and lands ceded by the Indians of said reservation, as provided for in the Act of May 24, 1922 (Forty‐second Statutes at Large, page 568), the same to be reimbursed in accordance with the provisions of said Act of May 24, 1922, there is hereby made available until June 30, 1927, not exceeding $40,000 of the unexpended balance of the appropriations heretofore made for this purpose in the Acts of May 24, 1922 (Forty‐second Statutes at Large, page 568); January 24, 1923 (Forty‐second Statutes at Large page 1192); and June 5, 1924 (Forty‐third Statutes at, Large, page 402): Provided, That the remainder of the unexpended balance of said appropriations, amounting to $3,961.44, shall be covered into the Treasury and carried to the surplus fund immediately upon the approval of this Act.

For maintenance and operation, including repairs of the irrigation systems on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $20,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April 4, 1910.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in Montana, by and under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, including the purchase of any necessary rights of property, $575,000: Provided, That of the total amount herein appropriated not to exceed $15,000 shall be available for operation and maintenance of the project, the balance to be available for the construction items hereinafter enumerated in not to exceed the following amounts: Pablo Feed Canal enlargement, $100,000; Moiese Canal enlargement, $15,000; South Side Jocko Canal, $40,000; Hubbart Feed Canal, $7,500; Camas A Canal, $2,500; continuing construction of power plant, $395,000, of

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which sum $15,000 shall be immediately available for additional surveys and preparation of plans: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation, except the $15,000 herein made immediately available, shall be expended on construction work until an appropriate repayment contract, in form approved by the Secretary of the Interior, shall have been properly executed by a district or districts organized under State law embracing the lands irrigable under the project, except trust patent Indian lands, which contract, among other things, shall require repayment of all construction costs heretofore or hereafter incurred on behalf of such lands, with provision that the total construction cost on the Camas Division in excess of the amount it would be if based on the per acre construction cost of the Mission Valley Division of the project, shall be held and treated as a deferred obligation to be liquidated as hereinafter provided. Such contract shall require that the net revenues derived from the operation of the power plant herein appropriated for shall be used to reimburse the United States in the following order: First, to liquidate the cost of the power development; second, to liquidate payment. of the deferred obligation on the Camas Division; third, to liquidate construction cost on an equal per acre basis on each acre of irrigable land within the entire project; and fourth, to liquidate operation and maintenance costs within the entire project. Provision shall also be contained therein requiring payment of operation and maintenance charges annually in advance of each irrigation season and prohibit the granting of a water right to or the use of water by any individual for more than one hundred and sixty acres of land irrigible under constructed works within the project after the Secretary of the Interior shall have issued public notice in accordance with the Act of May 18, 1916 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large, pages 123‐130); all lands, except lands owned by individual Indians, at the date of public notice in excess of one hundred and sixty acres not disposed of by bona fide sale within two years after said public notice shall be conveyed in fee to the United States free of encumbrance to again become a part of the public domain under contract between the United States and the individual owners at the appraised price fixed at the instance of the Secretary of the Interior, such amount to be credited in reduction of the construction charge against the land within the project retained by such owner. All lands so conveyed to the United States shall be subject to disposition by the Secretary of the Interior in farm units at the appraised price, to which shall be added such amount as may be necessary to cover any accruals against the land and other costs arising from conditions and requirements prescribed by said Secretary: Provided further, That trust patent Indian lands shall not be subject to the provisions of the law of any district created as herein provided for but shall, upon the issuance of fee patent therefor, be accorded the same rights and privileges and be subject to the same obligations as other lands within such district or districts: Provided further, That all construction, operation, and maintenance costs, except such construction costs on the Camas Division held and treated as a deferred obligation herein provided for, on this project shall be, and are hereby, made a first lien against all lands within the project, which lien upon any particular farm unit shall be released by the Secretary of the Interior after the total amount charged against such unit shall have been paid, and a recital of such lien shall be made in any instrument issued prior to such release by the said Secretary. The contracts executed by such district or districts shall recognize and acknowledge the existence of such lien: Provided further, That pending the issuance of public notice the construction assessment shall be at the same rate heretofore fixed by the Secretary of the Interior, but upon issuance of public notice the assessment rate shall be 2 ½ per centum per acre, payable annually, in addition to the

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net revenues derived from operations of the power plant as hereinbefore provided, of the total unpaid construction costs at the date of said public notice: Provided further, That the public notice above referred to shall be issued by the Secretary of the Interior upon completion of the construction of the power plant.

For maintenance and operation of the Poplar River, Little Porcupine, and Big Porcupine divisions of the irrigation systems on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana, by and under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, including the purchase of any necessary rights or property, $9,000 (reimbursable).

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Two Medicine and Badger‐Fisher divisions of the irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana, by and under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, including the purchase of any necessary rights or property, $15,000 (reimbursable).

For maintenance and operation of the irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation, Montana, including maintenance assessments payable to the Two Leggings Water Users' Association, and Bozeman Trail Ditch Company, Montana, properly assessable against lands allotted to the Indians irrigable thereunder, $5,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation system on the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, $3,500, reimbursable from any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

For payment of annual installment of reclamation charges on eight hundred and three‐tenths acres of Paiute Indian lands within the Newlands project, Nevada, and for operation and maintenance charges against Indian lands within said project, $13,500; for payment of annual drainage assessments against said lands, $2,500; in all, $16,000, reimbursable from any funds of the said Indians now or hereafter available.

For improvement, operation, and maintenance of the irrigation system for the Laguna and Acoma Indians in New Mexico, $4,000, reimbursable by the Indians benefited, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For improvement, operation, and maintenance of the Hogback irrigation project on that part of the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico under the jurisdiction of the San Juan Indian School, $6,000, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For repair of damage to irrigation systems resulting from flood and for flood protection of irrigable lands on the several pueblos in New Mexico, $7,000.

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Modoc Point, Sand Creek, Fort Creek, Crooked Creek, and miscellaneous irrigation projects on the Klamath Reservation, $6,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Klamath Indians in the State of Oregon, said sum, or such part, thereof as may be used, to be reimbursed to the tribe under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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 21, 1906, $16,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For operation and maintenance, including repairs, of the Toppenish‐Simcoe irrigation unit, on the Yakima Reservation, Washington, reimbursable as provided by the Act of June 30, 1919 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 28), $2,500.

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For reimbursement to the reclamation fund the proportionate expense of operation and maintenance of the reservoirs for furnishing stored water to the lands in Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, in accordance with the provisions of section 22 of the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty‐eighth Statutes at Large, page 604), $11,000.

For operation and maintenance of the Wapato irrigation and drainage system, for the utilization of the water supply provided by the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty‐eighth Statutes at Large, page 604), $6,000, reimbursable.

For operation and maintenance of the Satus unit of the Wapato project that can be irrigated by gravity from the drainage water from the Wapato project, Yakima Reservation, Washington, $4,000 to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For the extension of canals and laterals on the ceded portion of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, to provide for the irrigation of additional Indian lands, and for the Indians' pro rata share of the cost of the operation and maintenance of canals and laterals and for the Indians' pro rata share of the cost of the Big Bend drainage project on the ceded portion of that reservation, and for continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished reservation, including the Big Wind River and Dry Creek Canals, and including the maintenance and operation of completed canals, $55,000, reimbursable as provided by existing law.

The following unexpended balances of the appropriations hereinafter enumerated shall be covered into the Treasury and carried to the surplus fund immediately upon the approval of this Act:

Advance interest to Chippewas in Minnesota (reimbursable), Act of April 4, 1910 (Thirty‐sixth Statutes at Large, page 276), $60.20;
Diversion dam, Gila River above Florence, Arizona (reimbursable), Act of March 2, 1917 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large, page 974), $8,473.88;
Irrigation project, Gila River above Florence, Arizona (reimbursable), Act of March 2, 1917 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large, page 974), $2,699.78;
Irrigation project, Gila River Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, page 568), ;1,724.54 ;
Irrigation system, Pima Indian lands, Arizona (reimbursable), Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, page 568), ;1,833.79;
Insect infestations, Indian Service (transfer from agriculture under Act of May 21, 1920), 1922‐December 31, 1922, $2,251.65;
Insect infestations, Forest Service (agriculture transfer to Indian Service, Act of Mary 21, 1920), 1922‐December 31, 1922, 639.11;
Support of Pottawatomies, Wisconsin, Act of March 3, 1911 (Thirty‐sixth Statutes at Large, page 1076), $28.98; Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, assembly hall, Act of March 2, 1917 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large page 982), $18.88;
Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, school building, Act of May 18, 1916 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large, page 144), $5.28;
Surveys, and so forth, irrigation projects, Fort Belknap Reservation, Montana (reimbursable), Act of March 3, 1921 (Forty‐first Statutes at Large, page 1357), $50,000;
Indian school buildings, Sioux reservations, North and South Dakota, Act of March 2, 1917 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large, page 988), $8,259.35;
Indian school improvements (special fund), Act of April 21, 1904 (Thirty‐third Statutes at Large, page 211), $2,539.85;
In all, $77,899.29.

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EDUCATION.

For the support of Indian day and industiral schools not otherwise provided for, and other educational and industrial purposes in. connection therewith, $2,454,700: Provided, That not to exceed $25,000 of this appropriation may be used for the support and education of deaf and dumb or blind or mentally deficient Indian children: Provided further, That $3,500 of this appropriation may be used for the education and civilization of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians in Texas: Provided further, That not to exceed $25,000 of the above appropriation may be used for providing additional school facilities for the Pueblo and Hopi Indians: Provided further, That not more than $20,000 of the above appropriation may be used for the education of the full‐blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi by establishing, equipping, and maintaining day schools, including the purchase of land and the construction of necessary buildings and their eqiupment, and for the tuition of full‐blood Mississippi Choctaw Indian children enrolled in the public schools: Provided further, That all reservation and nonreservation boarding schools with an average attendance of less than forty‐five and eighty pupils, respectively, shall be discontinued on or before the beginning of the fiscal year 1927. The pupils in schools so discontinued shall be transferred first, if possible, to Indian day schools or State public schools; second, to adjacent reservation or nonreservation boarding schools, to the limit of the capacity of said schools: Provided further, That all day schools with an average attendance of less than eight shall be discontinued on or before the beginning of the fiscal year 1927: And provided further, That all moneys appropriated for any school discontinued pursuant to this Act or for other cause shall be returned immediately to the Treasury of the United States: And provided further, That not more than $350,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for the tuition of Indian children enrolled in the public schools under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, but formal contracts shall not be required for compliance with section 3744 of the Revised Statutes: And provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the support of Indian day and industrial schools where specific appropriation is made.

For collection and transportation of pupils to and from Indian and public schools, and for placing school pupils, with the consent of their parents, under the care and control of white families qualified to give them moral, industrial, and educational training, $90,000: Provided, That not exceeding $7,000 of this sum may be used for obtaining remunerative employment for Indians and, when necessary, for payment of transportation and other expenses to their places of employment: Provided further, That when practicable such transportation and expenses 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.

For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of school 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, $200,000: Provided, That not more than $7,500 out of this appropriation shall be expended for new construction at any one school or institution unless herein expressly authorized:

For remodeling, repairing, and improving the Pawnee Indian School plant, Pawnee, Oklahoma, $22,000.

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For support and education of Indian pupils at the following boarding schools in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:
Fort Mojave, Arizona: For two hundred and fifty pupils, $56,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including new water main, $17,000;
Phoenix, Arizona: For nine hundred pupils, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $202,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements,$22,000;
Truxton Canyon, Arizona: For two hundred pupils, $45,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including additional employees' quarters and pumping machinery for irrigation, $15,000; for ice plant, $2,500; for laundry machinery, $2,000;
Theodore Roosevelt Indian School, Fort Apache, Arizona: For four hundred and fifty pupils, $101,250 ; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $17,500;
Sherman Institute, Riverside, California: For nine hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $213,750; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, and for purchase of land adjacent to the school gardens, $35,000;
Fort Bidwell Indian School, California: For one hundred pupils, $25,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000;
Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas: For eight hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $191,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including necessary drainage work, $25,000;
Mount Pleasant, Michigan: For four hundred pupils, $90,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $12,000; for connecting with city water supply, $3,500; for construction of hospital, including not to exceed $10,000 for remodeling old hospital into a girls' dormitory, $20,000 ;
Pipestone, Minnesota: For three hundred pupils, $67,500; for pay of. superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including purchase of steam boiler and bake oven, $12,500; for additional dormitory and dining‐room space, including equipment, $14,000;
Genoa, Nebraska: For four hundred and seventy‐five pupils, $106, 875; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000 ;
Carson City, Nevada: For four hundred and fifty pupils, 5101,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $16,500;
Albuquerque, New Mexico: For eight hundred pupils, $180,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including construction of power house and beginning installation of a cental hearing plant, $30,000;
Santa Fe, New Mexico: For four hundred and fifty pupils, $101,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $13,000; for water supply, $3,000;
Charles H. Burke School, Fort Wingate, New Mexico: For four hundred pupils, $55,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000;
Cherokee, North Carolina: For three hundred pupils, $67,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including construction of concrete reservoir, $10,000;

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Bismarck, North Dakota: For one hundred and fifteen pupils, $28,750; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000;
Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota: For three hundred and twenty‐five pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $12,000;
Wahpeton, North Dakota: For two hundred and twenty pupils, $49,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $8,700;
Chilocco, Oklahoma: For eight hundred pupils, including not to exceed $2,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $160,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000;
Sequoyah Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma For three hundred 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, $67,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $9,000: Provided, That funds remaining to the credit of the Cherokee Tribe or Nation, on June 30, 1926, not to exceed $3,000, may be used in purchasing additional lands adjacent to and for the Sequoyah Orphan Training School near Tahlequah Oklahoma, and, in addition to other available funds, for the repairing, remodeling, converting, and equipping of the building formerly used for a primary schoolroom into a dormitory, for the benefit of said school;
Chemawa, Salem, Oregon: For nine hundred Indian pupils, including native Indian pupils brought from Alaska, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $202,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including repairs to water system, $30,000; for new dining hall and kitchen, $70,000; for industrial equipment, $10,000: Provided, That except upon the individual order of the Secretary of the Interior, no part of this appropriation shall be used for the support or education at said school of any native pupil brought from Alaska after January 1, 1925;
Flandreau, South Dakota: For three hundred and seventy‐five Indian pupils, $84,375; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including the construction of a new heating plant, $50,000;
Pierre, South Dakota: For two hundred and seventy‐five Indian pupils, $61,875; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000;
Rapid City, South Dakota: For three hundred and fifteen Indian pupils, $70,875; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including repair of roads and installation of new boiler, $12,000;
Hayward, Wisconsin: For one hundred and fifty Indian pupils, $37,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $8,000.
Tomah, Wisconsin: For three hundred and twenty‐five Indian pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including drainage and laundry and kitchen equipment, $12,000;
In all, for the above‐named boarding schools, not to exceed $3,025,000, exclusive of tribal funds.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry into effect the provisions of the sixth article of the treaty of June 1, 1868, between the United States and the Navajo Nation or Tribe of Indians, proclaimed August 12, 1868, whereby the United States agrees to provide school facilities for the children of the Navajo Tribe of Indians, $50,000, to

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be immediately available: Provided, That the said Secretary may expend said funds in his discretion in establishing or enlarging day or industrial schools.

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, in his discretion, the sum of $35,000, 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 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889, and to expend the same for payment of tuition for Chippewa Indian children enrolled in the public schools of the State of Minnesota.

For support of a school or schools for the Chippewas of the Mississippi in Minnesota (article 3, treaty of March 19, 1867), $4,500: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used except for school or schools of the Mississippi Chippewas now in the State of Minnesota.

For the education of Osage children, including repairs to buildings, $20,620, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That the expenditure of said money shall include the renewal of the present contract with the Saint Louis Mission Boarding School, except that there shall not be expended more than $200 for annual support and education of any one pupil.

For aid to the common schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, $150,000, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him

Provided, That this appropriation shall not be subject to the limitation in section 1 of the Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes, page 564), limiting the expenditure of money to educate children of less than one-fourth Indian blood.

For support and maintenance of day and industrial schools among the Sioux Indians, including the erection and repairs of school buildings, $250,000, in accordance with the provisions of article 5 of the agreement made and entered into September 26, 1876, and ratified February 28, 1877 (Nineteenth Statutes, page 254).

For aid of the public schools in Uintah and Duchesne County school districts, Utah, $6,000 to be paid from the tribal funds of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to be expended under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That Indian children shall at all times be admitted to such schools on an entire equality with white children.

RELIEF OF DISTRESS AND CONSERVATION OF HEALTH.

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, $756,000, of which sum not less than $20,000 shall be used for the employment of field or public health nurses: Provided, 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 not to exceed $3,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be used for circulars and pamphlets for use in preventing and suppressing trachoma: Provided further, That out of the appropriation herein authorized there shall be available for the maintenance of the sanatoria and hospitals; hereinafter named, and for incidental and all other expenses far their proper conduct and management, including pay of employees,

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repairs, equipment, and improvements, not to exceed the following amounts:
Arizona: Indian Oasis Hospital, $11,820; Navajo Sanatorium, $11,920; Phoenix Sanatorium, $55,000; Pima Hospital, $16,000; Truxton Canyon Camp Hospital, $6,000;
California: Hoopa Valley Hospital, $12,020;
Idaho: Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, $56,000; Fort Hall Hospital, $12,000;
Iowa: Sac and Fox Sanatorium, $50,000;
Montana: Blackfeet Hospital, $17,760; Fort Peck Hospital, $15,000;
Nebraska: Winnebago Hospital, $20,000;
Nevada: Carson Hospital, $14,060; Pyramid Lake Sanatorium, $25,000;
New Mexico: Jicarilla Hospital, $11,000; Laguna Sanatorium, $25,000; Mescalero Hospital, $12,360;
North Dakota: Turtle Mountain Hospital, $11,000;
Oklahoma: Cheyenne and Arapahoe Hospital, $11,000; Choctaw and Chickasaw Hospital, $46,000, of which $6,000 shall be available only for road construction within the reservation; Shawnee Sanatorium, $40,000; for rebuilding and equipping the hay and horse barns at the Shawnee Sanatorium, Oklahoma, destroyed by fire, $4,750, to be available until June 30, 1927; for constructing and equipping laundry building and bakery annex building at Shawnee Sanatorium, Oklahoma, $6,000, to be available until June 30, 1927;
South Dakota: Crow Creek Hospital, $9,000;
Washington: Spokane Hospital, $14,720:
Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for construction of hospitals as follows:
For Choctaws in Mississippi, $15,000.
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, including the purchase of approximately 230 acres of land, $75,000.

GENERAL SUPPORT AND CIVILIZATION.

For general support and civilization of Indians, including pay of employees, $850,000: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress on the first Monday of December, 1927, by the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes through the Secre ary of the Interior, showing in detail the expenditure of all moneys from this appropriation on behalf of the said Five Civilized Tribes.

For general support and civilization of Indians, including pay of employees in accordance with treaty stipulations named, in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:
For the Coeur d'Alenes, in Idaho: For pay of blacksmith, carpenter, and physician, and purchase of medicines (article 11, agreement ratified March 3, 1891), $4,360;
For fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Bannocks, in Idaho:
For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $6,660;
For fulfilling treaties with Crows, Montana: For pay of physician, $1,860; and for pay of carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of May 7, 1868), $3,560; for pay of second blacksmith (article 8, same treaty), $960; in all, $6,380;
For support and civilization of the Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes (agreement with the Sioux Indians, approved February 28, 1877, including Northern Cheyennes removed from Pine Ridge

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Agency to Tongue River, Montana, and for pay of physician, two teachers, two carpenters, one miller, two farmers, a blacksmith, and engineer (article 7, treaty of May 10, 1868), $80,000;

For fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For perpetual annuity, to be paid in cash to the Pawnees (article 3, agreement of November 23, 1892), $30,000; for support of two manual‐labor schools (article 3, treaty of September 24, 1857), $11,000; for pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer and apprentices, and two teachers (article 4, same treaty), $7,300; for purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries for the shops (article 4, same treaty), $500; for pay of physician and purchase of medicines, $1,200; in all, $50,000;

For support of Quapaws, Oklahoma: For education (article 3, treaty of May 13, 1833), $1,000; for blacksmith and assistants, and tools, iron, and steel for blacksmith shop (same article and treaty), $1,040; in all, $2,040: Provided, That the President of the United States shall certify the same to be for the best interest of the Indians;

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 13, treaty of April 29, 1868), $14,400; for pay of second blacksmith, and furnishing iron, steel, and other material (article 8 of same treaty), $1,600; for pay of additional employees of the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $144,426; for subsistence of the Sioux and for purposes of their civilization (Act of February 28, 1877), $214,574: 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, $375,000;

For support and civilization of Confederated Bands of Utes: For pay of two carpenters, two millers, two farmers, and two blacksmiths (article 15, treaty of March 2, 1868), $9,660; for pay of two teachers (same article and treaty), $2,400; for purchase of iron and steel and the necessary tools for blacksmith shop (article 9, 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 framing equipment (article 12, same treaty), $24,260; for pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, $20,000; in all, $56,540;

For support of Spokanes in Washington (article 6 of agreement with said Indians, dated March 18, 1887, ratified by Act of July 13, 1892), $1,320;

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $6,000; for pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may be required, as per article 8, same treaty, $1,240; in all, $7,240;

In all, for treaty stipulations, not to exceed $589,540.

For expenses incident to the administration of the restricted or trust property of Indians under the Quapaw Indian Agency, $15,000, reimbursable to the United States, as provided in the Act of February 14, 1920 (Forty‐first Statutes at Large, page 415).

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands under Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,500; to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, in not to exceed the following sums, respectively:

Arizona: Colorado River, $6,000; Fort Apache, $129,000: Provided, That $3,500 thereof may be used for construction of farmers' quarters at the Cibecue station, including necessary outbuildings and well; Fort Mojave, $1,000; Kaibab, $2,000; Pima, $2,000; Salt River, $300; San Carlos, $74,000; Truxton Canyon, $32,000; in all, $246,300;
California: Round Valley, $7,000; Tule River, $200; in all, 7,200;
Colorado: Consolidated Ute (Southern Ute, $5,000; Ute Mountain, $14,500), $19,500;
Idaho: Coeur d' Alene, $16,000; Fort Hall, $25,000; Fort Lapwai, $14,000; in all, $55,000;
Iowa: Sac and Fox, $1,800;
Kansas: Kickapoo, $1,500; Pottawatomie, $2,800; in all, $4,300;
Michigan: Mackinac, $700;
Minnesota: Consolidated Chippewa, $3,000; Red Lake, $60,000, payable out of trust funds of Red Lake Indians; in all, $63,000;
Montana: Blackfeet, $6,000; Crow, $75,000; Flathead, $40,000; Fort Belknap, $20,000; Fort Peck, $5,500; Tongue River, $9,500; in all, $156,000;
Nebraska: Omaha, $1,000‐Winnebago, $2,000; in all, $3,000;
Nevada: Carson (Fort McDermitt, $300; Pyramid Lake, $5,000), $5,300; Walker River (Paiute, $200; Walker River, $300; Summit Lake, $200), $700; Western Shoshone, $16,000; in all, $22,000;
New Mexico: Jicarilla, $80,000; Mescalero, $50,000; Navajo, $100,000, to be apportioned among the several Navajo jurisdictions in Arizona and New Mexico; in all, $230,000;
North Dakota: Fort Berthold, $7,500; Standing Rock, $59,000; in all, $66,500;
Oklahoma: Ponca (Otoe, $1,000; Ponca, $2,500; Tonkawa, $700), $4,200; Sac and Fox, $3,000; Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache, $50,500; Cheyennes and Arapahoes, $30,000; in all, $87,700;
Oregon: Klamath, $164,000; Umatilla, $9,800; Warm Springs, $25,000; in all, $198,800;
South Dakota: Cheyenne River, $90,000; Pine Ridge, $500; Lower Brule, $5,000; Rosebud, $10,000; in all, $105,500;
Utah: Goshute (Goshute, $3,500; Paiute, $600; Skull Valley, $1,000), $5,100; Uintah and Ouray, $15,000: Provided, That not to exceed $500 of this amount may be used to pay part of the expenses of the State Experimental Farm, located near Fort Duchesne, Utah, within the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation; in all, $20,100;
Washington: Colville, $30,000; Neah Bay, $5,000; Puyallup, $3,000; Spokane, $19,000; Taholah (Quinaielt), $11,000; Yakima, $32,400; in all, $100,400;
Wisconsin: Lac du Flambeau, $2,000; Keshena, $35,000; in all, $37,000;
Wyoming: Shoshone, $115,000, of which amount $35;000 shall be immediately available for improving the domestic water supply for the agency, and irrigation service;
In all, not to exceed $1,539,800.

For promoting civilization and self‐support among the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, $153,500, to be paid from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of said Indians, arising under section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota," approved January 14, 1889, to be used exclusively for the purposes following: Not exceeding $50,500 of this amount maybe expended for general

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agency purposes, of which not to exceed $3,500 may be used for the construction of a telephone line between Redby and Ponemah, Minnesota, on the Red Lake Reservation; not exceeding $10,000 may be expended, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in aiding in the construction, equipment, and maintenance of additional public schools in connection with and under the control of the public‐school system of the State of Minnesota, said additional school buildings to be located at places contiguous to Indian children who are now without proper public‐school facilities; not exceeding $15,000 may be expended in aiding indigent Chippewa Indians upon the condition that any funds used in support of a member of the tribe shall be reimbursed out of and become a lien against any individual property of which such member may now or hereafter become seized or possessed, and the Secretary of the Interior shall annually transmit to Congress at the commencement of each regular session a complete and detailed statement of such expenditures, the two preceding requirements not to apply to any old, infirm, or indigent Indian, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior; not exceeding $78,000 may be expended for the support of the Indian hospitals.

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $30,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota arising under the Act of May 18, 1916 (Thirty‐ninth Statutes at Large, page 138), and to expend the same in the construction and equipment of planing mill, box factory, cottages, office, and minor sawmill appurtenances.

For the expenses of per capita payments to the enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians, $5,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians.

For the support of the Osage Agency and pay of tribal officer, the tribal attorney and his stenographer, and employees of said agency, $149,100, of which $15,000 shall be immediately available, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That any employee of the Osage Agency paid from tribal funds, who, since July 1, 1924, or who may hereafter be absent from his designated headquarters at a greater distance than five miles on official business, may be allowed his actual expenses while away from headquarters, in addition to his salary.

For the employment of special counsel to assist State and Federal authorities in the prosecution of the person or persons implicated in the crimes resulting in the murder of Osage Indians and for expenses incident to such prosecution, $20,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, to be paid from funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians, to be expended with the approval of, and under the supervision of, the Secretary of the Interior.

For necessary expenses in connection with oil and gas production on the Osage Reservation, including salaries of employees, rent of quarters for employees, traveling expenses, printing, telegraphing and telephoning, and purchase, repair, and operation of automobiles, $69,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma.

For expenses incurred in connection with visits to Washington, District of Columbia, by the Osage Tribal Council and other members of said tribe, when duly authorized or approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $10,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe.

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The sum of $139,000 is hereby appropriated out of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, the sum of $74,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Ute Mountain (formerly Navajo Springs) Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $35,000 of said amount for the Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, and the sum of $30,000 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 30, 1926, on the funds of the said Confederated Bands of Ute Indians appropriated under the Act of March 4, 1913 (Thirty‐seventh Statutes at Large, page 934), 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, 1927, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein: Provided further, That none of the funds in this paragraph shall be expended on road construction unless, wherever practicable, preference shall be given to Indians in the employment of labor on all roads constructed from the sums herein appropriated from the funds of the Confederated Bands of Utes.

ROADS AND BRIDGES.

For the construction of roads and bridges on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, including the purchase of material, equipment, .and supplies, and the employment of labor, $9,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

For the construction of roads and bridges on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona, $35,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Fort Apache Indians: Provided, That $10,000 thereof may be used for continuing construction and improvement of the McNary‐Springerville and McNary‐Concho roads within said reservation upon a showing satisfactory to the Secretary of the Interior that the County of Apache, Arizona, has expended an equal sum upon said roads within said reservation: Provided further, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

For continuing road and bridge construction and maintenance ion the Mescalero Indian Reservation, in New Mexico, including the purchase of material, equipment, and supplies; the employment of labor; and the cost of surveys, plans, and estimates, if necessary, $9,000, to be reimbursed from any funds of the Indians of said reservation now or hereafter on deposit in the Treasury of the United States: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

For continuing the work of constructing roads and bridges within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, $6,000, 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.

ANNUITIES AND PER CAPITA PAYMENTS.

For fulfilling treaties with Senecas of New York: For permanent annuity in lieu of interest on stock (Act of February 19, 1831), $6,000.

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For fulfilling treaties with Six Nations of New York: For permanent annuity, in clothing and other useful articles (article 6, treaty of November 11, 1794), $4,500.

For fulfilling treaties with Choctaws, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article 2, treaty of November 16, 1805, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $3,000; for permanent annuity for support of light horsemen (article 13, treaty of October 18, 1820, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $600; for permanent annuity for support of blacksmith (article 6, treaty of October 18, 1820, and article 9, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $600, for permanent annuity for education (article 2, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $6,000; for permanent annuity for iron and steel (article 9, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $320; in all, $10,520.

To carry out the provisions of the Chippewa treaty of September 30, 1854 (Tenth Statutes at Large, page 1109), $10,000, in part settlement of the amount, $141,000, found due and heretofore approved for the Saint Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, whose names appear on the final roll prepared by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty‐eighth Statutes at Large, pages 582 to 605), and contained in House Document Numbered 1663, said sum of $10,000 to be expended in the purchase of land or for the benefit of said Indians by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs: Provided, That, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, the per capita share of any of said Indians under this appropriation may be paid in cash.

So much as may be necessary of the tribal funds of the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin, arising under the Acts of June 12, 1890 (Twenty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 146), and March 28, 1908 (Thirty‐fifth Statutes at Large, page 51), is appropriated to enable the Secretary of the Interior to make therefrom a per capita payment or distribution of not to exceed $100 to such Indians entitled thereto under such rides and regulations as he may prescribe, to be immediately available.

UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

Hereafter, at the close of each fiscal year, the Director of the Geological Survey shall submit to the Secretary of the Interior a statement of all expenditures from this appropriation during the previous year for the benefit of any Indian tribe or allottee, in connection with the administration of the laws relating to the operation of oil, oil shale, and gas leases and to the mining of minerals other than oil, oil shale, and gas on Indian lands, and the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit the same annually to Congress on the first Monday in December with a report as to whether or not there are any funds available belonging to any beneficiary from which the Treasury might be reimbursed therefore.

NATIONAL PARKS.

Glacier National Park, Montana: For administration, protection, and maintenance, including necessary repairs to the roads from Glacier Park Station through the Blackfeet Indian Reservation to various points in the boundary line of the Glacier National Park and the international boundary, including not exceeding $2,200 for the purchase, maintenance, operation, and repair of horse‐drawn and motor‐driven passenger‐carrying vehicles for the use of the

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superintendent and employees in connection with general park work, $147,945; for construction of physical improvements, $19,800, including not exceeding $11,800 for the construction of buildings, of which not exceeding $3,000 shall be available for a ranger station and $4,000 for a duplex cottage; in all, $167,745.

BUREAU OF EDUCATION.

WORK IN ALASKA.

Education in Alaska: To enable the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction, to provide for the education and support of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska, including necessary traveling expenses of pupils to and from industrial boarding schools in Alaska; erection, repair, and rental of school buildings; textbooks and industrial apparatus; pay and necessary traveling expenses of superintendents, teachers, physicians, and other employees; repair, equipment, maintenance, and operation of United States ship Boxer; and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads * * * $480,000.* * *

Medical relief in Alaska: To enable the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction, with the advice and cooperation of the Public Health Service, to provide for the medical and sanitary relief of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska; erection, purchase, repair, rental, and equipment of hospital buildings; books and surgical apparatus; pay and necessary traveling expenses of physicians, nurses, and other employees, and all other necessary miscellaneous expense's which are not included under the above special heads, $150,000, to be available immediately: Provided, That patients who are not indigent may be admitted to the hospitals for care and treatment on the payment of such reasonable charges therefor as the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe.

SEC. 2.

Appropriations herein made for field work under the General Land Office, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Geological Survey and the National Park Service shall be available for the hire, with or without personal services, of work animals and animal‐drawn and motor‐propelled vehicles and equipment.

Approved, May 10, 1926.


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