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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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY-NINTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1926-27.
Chap. 9 | Chap. 12 | Chap. 22 | Chap. 27 | Chap. 49 | Chap. 78 | Chap. 104 | Chap. 112 | Chap. 189 | Chap. 215 | Chap. 226 | Chap. 250 | Chap. 299 | Chap. 302 | Chap. 314 | Chap. 320 | Chap. 325 | Chap. 328 | Chap. 329 | Chap. 357 | Chap. 358 | Chap. 369 | Chap. 371 | Chap. 372 | Chap. 376

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Chapter 27
January 12, 1927 | [H. R. 14827.] 44 Stat., 934.

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and for other purposes.

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Chap. 27 Interior Department appropriations.
Chap. 27 Books, periodicals, etc.
Chap. 27 Office allotments.
Chap. 27 General Land Office.
Chap. 27 Indian reservations. Opening, to entry.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 27 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 27 Commissioner, and office personnel.
Chap. 27 General expenses.
Chap. 27 Traveling expenses, telegraphing, etc.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Competency commission, Five Civilized Tribes. Other Indians.
Chap. 27 Supplies. Purchase, transporting, etc.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Warehouses limited.
Chap. 27 Limitation on payments.
Chap. 27 Transporting materials for buildings.
Chap. 27 Indian supply fund created.
Chap. 27 Expenditures therefrom.
Chap. 27 Inspectors.
Chap. 27 Judges.
Chap. 27 Police.
Chap. 27 Suppressing liquor traffic, etc.
Chap. 27 Agency buildings. Construction, purchase, repairs, etc., of.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Supervising work.
Chap. 27 Vehicles. Allowance for maintenance, repairs, etc.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Purchases limited.
Chap. 27 Emergency allowance by diversions from specified appropriations.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Building construction.
Chap. 27 Report to Congress.
Chap. 27 Probate matters.
Chap. 27 Determining heirs of deceased allottees.
Chap. 27 Services in the District. Proviso. Tribes excepted.
Chap. 27 Five Civilized Tribes, and Quapaws. Attorneys, etc., for.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Restricted to civil service eligibles.
Chap. 27 Citizen commission.
Chap. 27 Indian lands.
Chap. 27 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
Chap. 27 24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 27 Red Lake Reservation, Minn.
Chap. 27 Advertising land sales.
Chap. 27 Pueblo Indians, New Mexico. Attorney for.
Chap. 27 Five Civilized Tribes. Expenses, sales of tribal property, from proceeds.
Chap. 27 Choctaw and Chickasaw coal and asphalt lands.
41 Stat., 1107; ante, 215.
Chap. 27 Homeless Indians in California. Purchase of lands for.
Chap. 27 Full-blood Choctaws in Mississippi. Purchase of lands for.
Chap. 27 Eastern Cherokees in North Carolina. Final disposition of affairs of.
43 Stat., 376; ante, 422.
Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches, Oklahoma Maintenance, support of homesteads, etc.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Report to Congress.
Chap. 27 Payment to, from oil royalties trust funds.
44 Stat., 740; ante, 558,
Chap. 27 Proviso. Equal distribution
Chap. 27 Industrial work, etc.
Chap. 27 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 27 Agricultural experiments.
Chap. 27 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Administering forest lands, from timber sales, etc.
Chap. 27 Amount for soil, etc., experiments.
Chap. 27 Pay not affected.
Chap. 27 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 532.
Chap. 27 Timber sales, etc, expenses.
Chap. 27 Reimbursement.
Chap. 27 41 Stat., 415; ante,241.
Chap. 27 Emergencies for suppressing forest fires on reservations.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Report to Congress.
Chap. 27 Encouraging farming, etc., for self support.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Repayment.
Chap. 27 Limit to any tribe
Chap. 27 Advances to old, etc., allottees.
Chap. 27 Payment for destroyed diseased livestock.
Chap. 27 Water supply.
Chap. 27 Increasing grazing ranges, etc., by developing sources of, on reservations.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Condition.
Chap. 27 Papago Indian villages, Arizona.
Chap. 27 Navajoes and Hopis. Water supply for, on reservation in Arizona and New Mexico.
Chap. 27 Pueblo Indian land, New Mexico. Sinking wells on.
Chap. 27 Irrigation and drainage.
Chap. 27 Construction, maintenance, etc., of systems of, on reservations.
Chap. 27 Allotment to districts.
Chap. 27 Administration expenses.
Chap. 27 Supervising engineers, etc.
Chap. 27 Travel, etc., expenses.
Chap. 27 Cooperative stream gauging.
Chap. 27 Reimbursement.
Chap. 27 38 Stat., 582: ante, 7.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 27 Flood damages, etc.
Chap. 27 Limitation.
Chap. 27 Gila River Reservation, Ariz. Irrigating Pima Indian lands on.
Chap. 27 Repayment.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 533.
Diverting water of Gila River to Indian, lands, Pinal County lands, etc.
Chap. 27 39 Stat.,130; ante, 60.
From San Carlos project.
Chap. 27 43 Stat., 475; ante, 447.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Balance available.
44 Stat., 463; ante, 530.
San Carlos project, Arizona.
Chap. 27 Coolidge Dam. Continuing construction.
43 Stat., 475; ante, 447.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Balance available.
44 Stat., 463; ante, 530.
Chap. 27 Consulting engineers authorized.
44 Stat., 212
Chap. 27 Colorado River Reservation, Ariz. Extending irrigation system.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 429.
Repayment.
Chap. 27 Ganado project, Arizona. Operating.
Chap. 27 San Xavier Reservation, Ariz. Operating pumping plants.
Chap. 27 San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Irrigating tribal lands. Proviso. Reimbursement to tribe.
Chap. 27 Yuma Reservation, Calif. Advancing charges on lands in Arizona
Chap. 27 Repayment.
36 Stat., 1063, vol. 3, 492.
Chap. 27 Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho.
Chap. 27 Operating system on Blackfoot River, Idaho. Protecting water rights, etc.
Chap. 27 Irrigation systems, Montana. Fort Belknap Reservation. Operating.
36 Stat., 276, vol. 3, 436.
Flathead Reservation. Operating. Provisos. Balance reappropriated. Construction items.
44 Stat, 330; ante, 531.
Jocko district repayment contract required.
Chap. 27 Specified allotments.
Chap. 27 Conditions of repayment contract.
Chap. 27 Allotment to power plant.
Chap. 27 Contract requirement.
Chap. 27 Reimbursement from operation revenues.
Chap. 27 Fort Peck Reservation. Operating divisions of systems.
Chap. 27 Blackfeet Reservation. Operating divisions of systems.
Chap. 27 Crow Reservation. Operating systems.
Chap. 27 Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nev. Operating system.
Chap. 27 Newlands project, Nevada. Paying Paiute Indian lands charges, etc,
Chap. 27 Repayment.
Chap. 27 Laguna and Acoma Indians, Now Mexico. Operating system for.
Chap. 27 Navajo Reservation, N. Mex. Operating Hogback project on.
Chap. 27 Pueblos, New Mexico. Repairing flood damages, etc.
Chap. 27 Klamath Reservation, Oreg. Operating projects on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 27 Repayment.
Chap. 27 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes, Utah. Continuing irrigation to allotments of.
Chap. 27 Yakima Reservation, Wash. Operating Toppenish-Simcoe unit on.
41 Stat., 28; ante, 219.
Chap. 27 Reimbursing reclamation fund for stored water to reservation lands.
Chap. 27 38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 27 Wapato system, Washington. Operating, etc.
Chap. 27 38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 27 Status unit. Maintenance of gravity project.
Chap. 27 Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Extending irrigation to additional lands.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Land for ditch riders' quarters.
Chap. 27 Unexpended Indian balances covered into the Treasury.
Chap. 27 Industry among Indians.
38 Stat. 80, vol. 3, 561.
Wind River Reservation, Wyo.
40 Stat. 590; ante, 176.
Chap. 27 Bismarck School, N. Dak.
39 Stat., 982; ante, 120.
Chap. 27 Education.
Chap. 27 Support of schools.
Chap. 27 Provisos.
Chap. 27 Deaf and dumb, blind, etc. Alabamas and Coushattas, Texas.
Chap. 27 Full-blood Choctaws, Mississippi.
Chap. 27 Boarding schools with diminished attendance discontinued.
Chap. 27 Pupils transferred.
Chap. 27 Day schools discontinued.
Chap. 27 Moneys returned to the Treasury.
Chap. 27 Education in public schools.
Chap. 27 Formal contracts not required.
R. S., sec. 3744, p. 738.
Chap. 27 Not available for specified schools.
Chap. 27 Five Civilized Tribes. Tribal schools continued.
Chap. 27 Collecting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Obtaining employment.
Chap. 27 Repayment.
Chap. 27 Alaska pupils.
Chap. 27 School buildings. Construction, repair, etc.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Construction limit.
Chap. 27 Facilities for Pueblo and Hopi Indians.
Chap. 27 Support, etc., at designated boarding schools. Fort Mojave, Ariz.
Chap. 27 Phoenix, Ariz.
Chap. 27 Truxton Canyon, Ariz.
Chap. 27 Theodore Roosevelt Fort Apache, Ariz.
Chap. 27 Sherman Institute, Calif.
Chap. 27 Fort Bidwell, Calif.
Chap. 27 Haskell Institute, Kans.
Chap. 27 Mount Pleasant Mich.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Balance available for girls' dormitory, etc.
44 Stat., 469; ante, 536.
Chap. 27 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 27 Genoa, Nebr.
Chap. 27 Carson City, Nev.
Chap. 27 Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Chap. 27 Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Chap. 27 Charles H. Burke, Fort Wingate, N. Mex.
Chap. 27 Cherokee, N. C.
Chap. 27 Bismarck, N. Dak.
Chap. 27 Fort Totten, N. Dak.
Chap. 27 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 27 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 27 Sequoyah Orphan Training, Okla.
Chap. 27 Euchee, Okla.
Chap. 27 Eufaula, Okla.
Chap. 27 Chemawa, Salem, Oreg.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Restriction on Alaskan natives.
Chap. 27 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 27 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 27 Rapid City, S. Dak.
Chap. 27 Hayward, Wis.
Chap. 27 Tomah, Wis.
Chap. 27 Navajos, Arizona. School facilities for.
15 Stat., 669, vol. 2, 1015.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 27 Chippewas of Minnesota. Payment for tuition of children in State schools.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 27 Chippewas of the Mississippi, Minnesota,
16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Proviso. Use restricted.
Chap. 27 Osages in Oklahoma. Educating children from tribal funds. Proviso. St. Louis Boarding School.
Chap. 27 Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma. Common schools.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Parentage limitation not applicable.
Chap. 27 Sioux Indians. Day and industrial schools.
19 Stat., 254, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 27 Uintah and Duchesne Counties, Utah. Aid to school districts.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Equality with white children.
Chap. 27 Conservation of health, etc.
Chap. 27 Relieving distress, preventing contagious diseases, etc.
Chap. 27 Field matrons, nurses, etc.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Use for general treatment.
Chap. 27 Trachoma prevention instruction.
Chap. 27 Allotment to specified sanatoria and hospitals.
Chap. 27 Arizona.
Chap. 27 California.
Chap. 27 Idaho.
Chap. 27 Iowa.
Chap. 27 Mississippi.
Chap. 27 Montana.
Chap. 27 Nebraska.
Chap. 27 Nevada.
Chap. 27 New Mexico.
Chap. 27 North Dakota.
Chap. 27 Oklahoma.
Chap. 27 South Dakota.
Chap. 27 Washington.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Additional construction authorizations.
Chap. 27 Canton, S. Dak. Insane asylum expenses.
Chap. 27 Support and civilization.
Chap. 27 Expenses. Proviso. Detailed report of Five Civilized Tribes expenditures.
Chap. 27 Fulfilling treaties.
Chap. 27 Coeur d'Alenes, Idaho.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Chap. 27 Bannocks, Idaho.
15 Stat., 696, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 27 Crows, Mont.
15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Chap. 27 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes, Mont.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 27 Pawnees, Okla.
27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 498.
Chap. 27 11 Stat., 731, vol. 2, 764.
Chap. 27 Quapaws, Okla. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 27 Sioux of different tribes. Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 002.
Chap. 27 Additional supplies, subsistence, etc.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Transporting supplies.
Chap. 27 Confederated Bands of Utes. Carpenters, etc
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Chap. 27 Food.
Chap. 27 Agency employees.
Chap. 27 Spokanes, Wash.
27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Chap. 27 Shoshones, Wyo.
15 Stat., 576, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 27 Quapaw Agency. Administration property of Indians under.
41 Stat., 415; ante, 242.
Chap. 27 Support, etc., at specified agencies from tribal funds.
Chap. 27 Arizona.
Chap. 27 California.
Chap. 27 Colorado.
Chap. 27 Idaho.
Chap. 27 Iowa.
Chap. 27 Kansas.
Chap. 27 Michigan.
Chap. 27 Minnesota.
Chap. 27 Montana.
Chap. 27 Nebraska.
Chap. 27 Nevada.
Chap. 27 New Mexico.
Chap. 27 North Dakota.
Chap. 27 Oklahoma.
Chap. 27 Oregon.
Chap. 27 South Dakota.
Chap. 27 Utah.
Chap. 27 Proviso. State Experimental Farm.
Chap. 27 Washington.
Chap. 27 Wisconsin.
Chap. 27 Wyoming.
Chap. 27 Chippewas in Minnesota. Promoting civilization from tribal funds.
25 Stat., 645; vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 27 Objects specified.
Chap. 27 Aiding State public schools.
Chap. 27 Aiding indigent Chippewas. Condition.
Chap. 27 Indian hospitals.
Chap. 27 Choctaws and Chickasaws. Per capita payment expenses.
Chap. 27 Five Civilized Tribes, Okla. Apportionment of allotments, etc., for fiscal year. Specified salaries.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Pay restrictions.
Chap. 27 Osages, Okla. Agency expenses from trust funds of.
Chap. 27 Oil and gas production expenses from tribal funds.
Chap. 27 Visits by Tribal Council, etc., to Washington, D. C.
Chap. 27 Confederated Bands of Utes. Distribution to, from tribal funds.
Chap. 27 Self-support, etc., from accrued interest.
Chap. 27 37 Stat., 934, vol. 3, 559.
Chap. 27 Provisos. Report to Congress.
Chap. 27 Restriction on road construction.
Chap. 27 Roads and bridges.
Chap. 27 Red Lake Reservation, Minn. Construction, etc., from trust funds.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 27 Annuities, etc.
Chap. 27 Senecas, N. Y.
4 Stat., 443.
Chap. 27 Six Nations.
7 Stat., 443, vol. 2, 36.
Chap. 27 Choctaws, Okla.
7 Stat., 99, 212, 213, 236, vol. 2, 87-193, 212.
Chap. 27 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Chap. 27 Saint Croix Chippewas, Wis. Purchase of land for.
10 Stat., 1109, vol. 2, 648.
Chap. 27 38 Stat., 606; ante, 32.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Discretionary cash payment.
Chap. 27 Geological Survey.
Chap. 27 Nonmetallic mineral mining. Enforcing provisions of.
Chap. 27 National Park Service.
Chap. 27 Glacier, Mont.
Chap. 27 Roads and trails. Construction, etc., of, in parks and monuments.
Chap. 27 Education Bureau.
Chap. 27 Alaska.
Chap. 27 Education of natives.
Chap. 27 Medical and sanitary relief.
Chap. 27 Proviso. Pay patients admitted to hospitals.

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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, 1928, namely:

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

For the purchase or exchange of professional and scientific books, law and medical books, and books to complete broken sets, periodicals, directories, and other books of reference relating to the business of the department by the several offices and bureaus of the Interior Department herein named, there is hereby made available from any appropriations made for such bureau or office not to exceed the following respective sums: Indian Service, $200.

GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

SALARIES.

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 1928: 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, $500.

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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, $356,000.

GENERAL EXPENSES.

For transportation and incidental expenses of officers and clerks of the Office of Indian Affairs when traveling on official duty; 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, $16,000: 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 $1,000 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, $550,000: 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: Provided further, That appropriations herein or hereafter made for specified buildings in the Indian Service shall be used for the transportation of materials purchased therefrom: Provided further, That hereafter from time to time there is authorized to be transferred from each or any appropriation or fund available for the purchase of supplies for the Indian Service, to a fund to be set up and carried on the books of the Treasury as an Indian Service supply fund, such amounts as the Secretary of the Interior may estimate to be required to pay for supplies purchased through Indian warehouses for the Indian field service; and the expenditure of the said Indian Service supply fund for the purpose stated is hereby authorized, necessary adjustments to be made thereafter to the end that each appropriation and fund ultimately will be charged only with the cost of the supplies legally chargeable thereto.

For pay of special Indian Service inspector and two Indian Service inspectors, and traveling and incidental expenses, $16,000.

For payment of judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, at rates to be fixed by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, $15,000.

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, $160,000.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors and deleterious drugs, including peyote, among Indians, $22,000.1


1 243 Pac.,1067-1073.

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For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of agency buildings, including the purchase of necessary lands and the installation, repair, anal 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.

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 $3,000 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 in the annual Budget.

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, $64,000, 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, $37,000: 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 COMMISSIONERS.

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, $11,000, of which amount not to exceed $7,800 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

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INDIAN LANDS.

For the survey, resurvey, classification, and allotment of lands in severalty under the provisions of the Act of February 8, 188 (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, $40,000, reimbursable: 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.

For surveying and allotting lands on the Red Lake Reservation, Minnesota, $10,000, payable from the Red Lake Four Per Cent Fund.

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, $3,300, 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, $6,000, to be paid from the proceeds of sales of such tribal lands and property.

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.

For the purchase of lands, 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, $7,000, 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, 1928, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

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For payment to the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indians, of Oklahoma, from the tribal trust fund established by Joint Resolution of Congress, approved June 12, 1926 (Forty-fourth Statutes at Large, page 740), being a part of the Indians' share of the money derived from the south half of the Red River in Oklahoma, $100,000: Provided, That the said sum shall be distributed share and share alike to all recognized members of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes, who are living on the date of the passage of this Act, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

INDUSTRIAL ASSISTANCE AND ADVANCEMENT.

For the purposes of preserving living and growing timber on Indian reservations and allotments other than the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin, and to educate Indians in the proper care of forests; 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, $315,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the expenses of administration of Indian forest lands from which timber is sold to the extent only that proceeds from the sales of timber from such lands are insufficient for that purpose: 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, and for the expenses of administration of Indian forest lands from which such timber is sold to the extent that the proceeds of such sales are sufficient for that purpose, $200,000, reimbursable to the United States as provided in the Act of February 14, 1920 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 415).

To meet possible emergencies, not exceeding $50,000 of the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes of Indians interested and not exceeding $50,000 of the appropriations made by this Act for timber operations in the Indian Service; in all, $100,000, is hereby made available for the suppression of forest fires on Indian reservations: Provided, That any diversions of appropriations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget.

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, and for advances to Indians having irrigable allotments to assist them in the development and cultivation thereof, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, to enable Indians to become self-supporting: Provided, That the expenditures for the purposes above set forth shall be under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States on or before June 30, 1933: Provided further, That not to exceed $15,000 of the amount herein appropriated

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shall be expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe 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 descretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to make advances from this appropriation 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, $30,000, to be immediately available.

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, $43,000, 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, $3,500.

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, $6,000;
Irrigation district two: Walker River Reservation, Nevada, $4,500; Western Shoshone Reservation, Idaho and Nevada, $4,000; Shivwits, Utah, $250;
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, $4,000;

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Irrigation district five: New Mexico Pueblos, $13,000, of which amount not to exceed $725 shall be available for payment of damages to crops and improvements destroyed in constructing the Isleta drainage canal; Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, $7,500; Navajo and Hopi, miscellaneous 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, $10,000;

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, $75,000;

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

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, not to exceed $150,000, reimbursable as provided in the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth 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, $13,000, reimbursable as provided in section 2 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 522).

For all purposes necessary for continuing the construction of the canals and structures and for drains, pumping plants, transmission lines, and other project works, and for the maintenance and operation of existing structures, to distribute the waters of the San Carlos project to the Indian lands of the Gila River Indian Reservation, and to public and private lands in Pinal County, Arizona, begun under the Indian Appropriation Act of May 18, 1916, so as to provide for an adequate distribution system for the waters of the San Carlos storage project as authorized by the Act of Congress approved June 7, 1924, reimbursable as provided in said Act of June 7, 1924, $150,000: Provided, That the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this purpose for the fiscal year 1927 shall remain available for the fiscal year 1928.

For continuing 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, $750,000: Provided, That the unexpended balance of the appropriations for this purpose for the fiscal year 1927 shall remain available for the fiscal year 1928: Provided further, That consulting engineers may be employed by the Secretary of the Interior in the manner and under the terms provided in the Act of March 18, 1926 (Public Law Numbered 50), for advice, relating to the construction of said dam.

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For improvement, operation, and maintenance of the pumping plants and irrigation system on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, as provided in the Act of April 4, 1910 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 273), $10,000, 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, $2,800.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation project on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Arizona, $2,000, reimbursable out 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 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, $10,000, 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, $28,000.

For surveys and investigations for the protection of water rights on the Blackfoot River, including investigation of any damage resulting from the operation of the Blackfoot Reservoir, $12,000, payable from funds received from the sale of excess stored waters of the Blackfoot Reservoir.

For maintenance and operation, including repairs of the irrigation systems on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $18,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April 4, 1910.

Flathead irrigation project, Montana: For operation and maintenance, $25,000, to be immediately available: Provided, That of the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this project for the fiscal year 1927 there is hereby reappropriated and made available for the fiscal years 1927 and 1928, $40,000 for construction of the South Side Jocko Canal, available when the Jocko irrigation district shall properly execute an appropriate repayment contract, in form approved by the Secretary of the Interior, which contract shall, except as hereinafter provided, conform to the conditions provided for a contract in the appropriation for this project for the fiscal year 1927: Provided further, That of said unexpended balance there is hereby reappropriated and made available for the fiscal years 1927 and 1928 not to exceed the following amounts: Pablo Feed Canal enlargement, $100,000; Moiese Canal enlargement, $15,000; Hubbart Feed Canal, $7,500; Camas A Canal, $2,500; available when the Flathead irrigation district shall properly execute an appropriate repayment contract, in form approved by the Secretary of the Interior, which contract shall, except as hereinafter provided, conform to the conditions provided for a contract in the appropriation for this project for the fiscal year 1927: And provided further, That the remainder of the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this project for the fiscal year 1927 shall at once become available, and remain available for the fiscal years 1927 and 1928, for continuing construction of power plant when an appropriate repayment contract, in form approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and which, except as hereinafter provided, contains the provisions set

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forth for such a contract in the appropriation for this project for the fiscal year 1927, shall have been executed by a district or districts organized under State law embracing not less than eighty thousand acres of the lands irrigable under the project: And provided further, Any contract provided for in this paragraph shall require that the net revenues derived from operation of the power plant 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 district or districts contracting; and fourth, to liquidate operation and maintenance costs within such district or districts.

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, $1,000, 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, including operation of drains, against Indian lands within said project, $11,325; for payment of annual drainage assessments against said lands, $2,500; in all, $13,825, 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, $3,000, 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.

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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), $2,000.

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 Statutues at Large, page 604), $11,000.

For continuing construction, 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), $185,000, 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, $3,000, 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, $40,000, reimbursable as provided by existing law: Provided, That not to exceed $2,000 shall be available for the purchase of land required for ditch riders' quarters on the project.

UNEXPENDED BALANCES.

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:

Industry among Indians (reimbursable), Act of June 30, 1913 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 80), $22,035.78;

Irrigation project, Wind River Reservation, Wyoming (reimbursable), Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, page 590), $203.61;

Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, dining room and kitchen, Act of March 2, 1917 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 982), $4,763.72;

In all, $27,003.11.

EDUCATION.

For the support of Indian day and industrial schools not otherwise provided for, and other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, $2,429,700: Provided, That not to exceed $10,000 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 more than $20,000 of the

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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 equipment, 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 1928. 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 1928: 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: 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, for payment of tuition of Indian children in public schools or of Indian children in schools for the deaf and dumb, blind, or mentally deficient: 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.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to continue during the ensuing fiscal year the tribal and other schools among the. Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Tribes from the tribal funds of those nations, within his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe and to expend such funds 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 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, $225,000: Provided, That riot more than $7,500 out of this appropriation shall be expended for new construction at any one school or institution unless herein expressly authorized: 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.

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;

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for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000, including $9,000 for new irrigation engine and pump; in all, $76,250;
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; in all, $224,500;
Truxton Canyon, Arizona; For two hundred and twenty-five pupils, $50,625; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $17,000, including $9,000 for addition to assembly hall; in all, $67,625;
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, $20,000; in all, $121,250;
Sherman Institute, Riverside, California: For one thousand pupils, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $225,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000; for dairy and horse barn, $5,000; in all, $245,000;
Fort Bidwell Indian School, California: For one hundred pupils, $25,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $32,000;
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, purchase of water for domestic purposes, and general repairs and improvements, including necessary drainage work, $27,000; for remodeling and enlarging office building, $10,000; in all, $228,250;
Mount Pleasant, Michigan: For three hundred and seventy-five pupils, $84,375; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $12,000; in all, $96,375: Provided, That the unexpended balance of $20,000 appropriated by Act of May 10, 1926 (Forty-fourth Statutes at Large, page 469), is hereby reappropriated and shall be immediately available for construction of a girls' dormitory and for remodeling and repairing the present hospital;
Pipestone, Minnesota: For three hundred pupils, $67,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $77,500;
Genoa, Nebraska: For five hundred pupils, $112,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $19,000, including $4,000 for extension of sewer system; in all, $131,500;
Carson City, Nevada: For four hundred and seventy-five pupils, $106,875; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000, including $5,000 for addition to boys' dormitory; in all, $126,875;
Albuquerque, New Mexico: For eight hundred and twenty-five pupils, $185,625; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000; for continuing construction of central heating plant, $15,000; for hospital and equipment, $65,000; in all, $280,625;
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; in all, $117,250;
Charles H. Burke School, Fort Wingate, New Mexico: For five hundred pupils, $112,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000; in all, $132,500;
Cherokee, North Carolina: For three hundred and twenty-five pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general

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repairs and improvements, $7,000; for new school building, $30,000; for girls' dormitory, $20,000; for enlarging dining room, $6,000; for converting old school building into boys' dormitory, $6,000; in all, $142,125;
Bismarck, North Dakota: For one hundred and twenty-five pupils, $31,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $38,250;
Fort Totten, North Dakota: For three hundred and twenty-five pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $88,125;
Wahpeton, North Dakota: For two hundred and twenty-five pupils, $50,625; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $60,625;
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; in all, $175,000;
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, $10,000; in all, $77,500;
Euchee, Oklahoma: For one hundred and fifteen pupils, $28,750; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $35,750;
Eufaula, Oklahoma: For one hundred and twenty-five pupils, $31,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $38,250;
Chemawa, Salem, Oregon: For nine hundred 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, $70,000, including $9,500 for completion of repairs to water system, and $40,000 for an additional dormitory building; in all, $272,500: 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 four hundred pupils, $90,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $23,000, including $8,000 for dairy barn; in all, $113,000;
Pierre, South Dakota: For three hundred pupils, $67,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000; in all, $82,500;
Rapid City, South Dakota: For three hundred and twenty-five pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $12,000, including $5,000 for extension of steam lines; in all, $85,125;
Hayward, Wisconsin : For one hundred and fifty pupils, $37,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $8,000; in all, $45,500;
Tomah, Wisconsin: For three hundred and twenty-five pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $83,125;
In all, for above-named boarding schools, not to exceed $3,210,000.

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, pro-

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claimed August 12, 1868, whereby the United States agrees to provide school facilities for the children of the Navajo Tribe of Indians, $50,000: 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 Indiana 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), $4,000: 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, $8,000, 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 traveling expenses of officers and employees and transportation of patients to and from hospitals and sanatoria, $948,000, of which sum not less than $80,000 shall be used for the employment of field matrons and field or public health nurses, for furnishing equipment and supplies and renting quarters for them when necessary: 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 $2,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be used for circulars and pamphlets for use in preventing and suppressing tra-

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choma: 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 for their proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, repairs, equipment, and improvements, not to exceed the following amounts:

Arizona: Indian Oasis Hospital, including not exceeding $2,500 for ice plant, $13,500; Navajo Sanatorium, $12,000; Phoenix Sanatorium, $55,000; Pima Hospital, $16,000; Truxton Canyon Camp Hospital; $6,000;
California: Hoopa Valley Hospital, $12,000;
Idaho: Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, $60,000; Fort Hall Hospital, $10,000;
Iowa: Sac and Fox Sanatorium, $50,000;
Mississippi: Choctaw Hospital, $12,000;
Montana: Blackfeet Hospital, $17,500; Fort Peck Hospital, 15,000;
Nebraska: Winnebago Hospital, $22,000;
Nevada: Carson Hospital, $14,000; Pyramid Lake Sanatorium, $24,000;
New Mexico: Jicarilla Hospital, $11,000; Laguna Sanatorium, $25,000; Mescalero Hospital, $12,000;
North Dakota: Turtle Mountain Hospital, $11,000;
Oklahoma: Cheyenne and Arapahoe Hospital, $11,000; Choctaw and Chickasaw Hospital, $40,000; Shawnee Sanatorium, $42,000;
South Dakota: Crow Creel, Hospital, $7,500;
Washington: Spokane Hospital, $15,000;
In all, hospitals specifically named, $513,500:
Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for construction of hospitals and sanatoria, including equipment, as follows: For Western Navajo Hospital, Arizona, $30,000; Yakima Sanatorium, Washington, $60,000 ; in all, $90,000.

For the equipment and maintenance of the asylum for insane Indians at Canton, Smith Dakota, for incidental and all other expenses necessary for its proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, repairs, improvements, and for necessary expense of transporting insane Indians to and from said asylum, $40,000.

GENERAL SUPPORT AND CIVILIZATION.

For general support and civilization of Indians, including pay of employees, $900,000: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress on the first Monday of December, 1928, by the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes through the Secretary 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, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of May 7, 1868), and second blacksmith (article 8, same treaty), $6,380;

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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 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 interests 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, $134,426; 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, $365,000.

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 farming equipment (article 12, same treaty), $23,760; for pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, $19,000; in all, $55,040;

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 $579,540.

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 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:

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Arizona: Colorado River, $4,500; Fort Apache, $125,000; Fort Mojave, $1,000; Kaibab, $2,000; Pima, $800; Salt River, $300; San Carlos, $74,000; Truxton Canyon, $30,000; in all, $237,600;
California: Round Valley, $5,000; Tule River, $200; in all, $5,200;
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, $200;
Minnesota: Consolidated Chippewa, $1,000; Red Lake, $60,000, payable out of trust funds of Red Lake Indians; in all, $61,000;
Montana: Blackfeet, $2,000; Flathead, $40,000; Fort Belknap, $20,000; Fort Peck, $10,000; Tongue River, $15,000; Rocky Boy, $5,000; in all, $92,000;
Nebraska: Omaha, $1,000;
Nevada: Carson (Fort McDermitt, $300; Pyramid Lake, $5,000), $5,300; Walker River (Paiute, $200; Walker River, $200; Summit Lake, $200), $600; Western Shoshone, $16,000; in all, $21,900;
New Mexico: Jicarilla, $80,000; Mescalero, $55,000; Navajo, $100,000, to be apportioned among the several Navajo jurisdictions in Arizona and New Mexico; in all, $235,000;
North Dakota: Fort Berthold, $5,000; Standing Rock, $59,000; in all, $64,000;
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, $30,000; in all, $203,800;
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, $35,000; in all, $103,000;
Wisconsin: Lac du Flambeau, $1,200; Keshena, $35,000; in all, $36,200;
Wyoming: Shoshone, $80,000;
In all, not to exceed $1,434,800.

For promoting civilization and self-support among the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, $150,000, 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 $47,000 of this amount may be expended for general agency purposes; 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

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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.

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 current fiscal year, money may be expended from the tribal funds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Tribes for equalization of allotments, per capita, and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, 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 for the said governor and said chief and $2,000 for the said mining trustee, 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.

For the support of the Osage Agency, including repairs to buildings, and pay of tribal officers, the tribal attorney and his stenographer, and employees of said agency, $165,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma.

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, $72,000, 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.

The sum of $125,000 is hereby appropriated out of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, the sum of $70,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Ute Mountain (formerly Navajo Springs) Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $25,000 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, 1927, 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, 1928, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended

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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 and repair 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.

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.

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 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.

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

For the enforcement of the provisions of the Acts of October 20, 1914, October 2, 1917, February 25, 1920, and March 4, 1921, and other Acts relating to the mining and recovery of minerals on Indian and public lands and naval petroleum reserves; and for every other expense incident thereto, including supplies, equipment, expenses of travel and subsistence, the construction, maintenance, and repair of necessary camp buildings and appurtenances thereto, $303,000, of which amount not to exceed $29,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia;

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NATIONAL PARK SERVICE.

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 $2,900 for the purchase, maintenance, operation, and repair of horse-drawn and motor-driven passenger-carrying vehicles for the use of the superintendent and employees in connection with general park work, $149,700; for construction of physical improvements, $13,600, including not exceeding $4,500 for the construction of buildings, of which not exceeding $2,500 shall be available for a residence for the chief clerk; in all, $163,300.

Construction, and so forth, of roads and trails: For the construction, reconstruction, and improvement of roads and trails, inclusive of necessary bridges, in the national parks and monuments under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior, including 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, $2,000,000, of which amount not to exceed $7,500 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

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, including traveling expenses of new appointees from Seattle, Washington, to their posts of duty in Alaska.

Medical relief in Alaska: To enable the Secretaty 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, and equipment of hospital buildings; books and surgical apparatus; pay and necessary traveling expenses of physicians, nurses, and other employees, including traveling expenses of new appointees from Seattle, Washington, to their posts of duty in Alaska, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses 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.

Approved, January 12, 1927.


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