INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. V, 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 SEVENTIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1927-1928
Chap. 5 | Chap. 57 | Chap. 116 | Chap. 120 | Chap. 121 | Chap. 122 | Chap. 123 | Chap. 124 | Chap. 137 | Chap. 196 | Chap. 219 | Chap. 222 | Chap. 246 | Chap. 247 | Chap. 253 | Chap. 255 | Chap. 267 | Chap. 268 | Chap. 271 | Chap. 272 | Chap. 278 | Chap. 279 | Chap. 305 | Chap. 307 | Chap. 308 | Chap. 310 | Chap. 335 | Chap. 357 | Chap. 374 | Chap. 400 | Chap. 410 | Chap. 452 | Chap. 481 | Chap. 487 | Chap. 506 | Chap. 510 | Chap. 517 | Chap. 519 | Chap. 528 | Chap. 531 | Chap. 580 | Chap. 582 | Chap. 614 | Chap. 623 | Chap. 624 | Chap. 644 | Chap. 645 | Chap. 646 | Chap. 652 | Chap. 660 | Chap. 662 | Chap. 663 | Chap. 686 | Chap. 707 | Chap. 733 | Chap. 741 | Chap. 753 | Chap. 756 | Chap. 811 | Chap. 853 | Chap. 854 | Chap. 855 | Chap. 857 | Chap. 873 | Chap. 880 | Chap. 901 | Chap. 912

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Chapter 5
December 22, 1927. | [H. R. 5800.] 45 Stat., 2.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and for other purposes.
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 5 First Deficiency Act, 1928.
Chap. 5 Interior Department.
Chap. 5 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 5 Supplies, purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 5 Cherokees, Okla.
Chap. 5 Payment of judgment against, from tribal funds.
Chap. 5 Diseased livestock.
Chap. 5 Reimbursing Indians for animals destroyed.
Chap. 5 Paiute Indian Reservation, Nev.
Chap. 5 Payment to Truckee Carson irrigation district for irrigation charges, etc., on lands of.
Chap. 5 44 Stat., 771 ; vol. 4, 561.
Chap. 5 Indian pueblos, N. Mex.
Chap. 5 Survey, etc., as to irrigability of lands of.
44 Stat., 1098.
Post, 632.
Chap. 5 Sante Fe School, N. Mex.
Chap. 5 Boys’ dormitory.
Chap. 5 Sequoyah Orphan Training School, Okla.
Chap. 5 Water supply.
Chap. 5 Pueblos in New Mexico.
Chap. 5 Payment for loss of lands, by Pueblo Lands Board findings.
Chap. 5 43 Stat., 636 ; vol. 4, 454.
Chap. 5 Distribution.
Chap. 5 Provisos.
Chap. 5 Purchase of land and water rights.
Chap. 5 Distribution of remainder.
Chap. 5 Kiowas, etc., Okla.
Chap. 5 Payment of attorneys from oil royalties trust fund of.
Chap. 5 44 Stat., 740 ; vol. 4, 558.
Chap. 5 Shawnees, etc., Okla.
Chap. 5 Payment to, under treaty provisions.
Chap. 5 15 Stat. 513 ; vol. 2, 960.
Chap. 5 Provisos.
Chap. 5 Amount for attorneys.
Chap. 5 Relinquishment required of all claims,
Chap. 5 Papago Reservation, Ariz.
Chap. 5 Improvement of road within, from Tucson to Ajo.
Chap. 5 44 Stat., 762 ; vol. 4, 5 60.
Chap. 5 Coolidge Dam Gila River, Ariz.
Chap. 5 Construction of, under San Carlos project.
Chap. 5 43 Stat., 475 ; vol. 4, 447.
Chap. 5 Provisos.
Chap. 5 Southern Pacific Railway Company.
Chap. 5 Payment to, for relocating railroad.
Chap. 5 Property damages.
Chap. 5 Replacing agency buildings at Rice Station.
Chap. 5 Enlarging boarding school.
Chap. 5 Audited claims.
Sec. 2 Payment of, certified by General Accounting Office.
Sec. 2 16 stat., 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat. 254.
Sec. 2 Interior Department
Sec. 4 Audited claims.
Sec. 4 Payment of additional.
18 Stat., 110.
23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 4 Interior Department.

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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, to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and for other purposes, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR


BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Purchase and transportation of Indian supplies: For expenses necessary to the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian Service, including inspection, pay of necessary employees, and all other expenses connected therewith, including advertising, storage, and transportation of Indian goods and supplies for the fiscal years that follow:
For 1923, $110.06; 1924, $12,193.05; 1926, $91,910.27; 1927, $80,286; in all, $184,499.38.

Payment of judgment against Cherokee Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds) : For payment of the judgment rendered June 23, 1924, by the United States Court of Claims against the Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma, and in favor of the United States, in the case of the Cherokee Nation against the United States, Numbered 34449, in the Court of Claims, which judgment was for the cost of printing the record in the case and was affirmed on April 12, 1926, by the Supreme Court of the United States, $31.70, payable from funds to the credit of the Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma.

Suppressing contagious diseases among livestock of Indians: 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, fiscal years 1928 and 1929, $20,000.

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Paiute allotted lands, Truckee-Carson project, Nevada (reimbursable) : To carry out the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the cancellation and remittance of construction assessments against allotted Paiute Indian lands irrigated under the Newlands reclamation project in the State of Nevada and to reimburse the Truckee-Carson irrigation district for certain expenditures for the operation and maintenance of drains for said lands," approved June 26, 1926, fiscal years 1924 and 1925, $611.55.

Indian pueblos, New Mexico: For carrying out the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize an appropriation for reconnaissance work in conjunction with the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District to determine whether certain lands of the Cochiti, Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Santa Ana, Sandia, and Isleta Indians are susceptible of reclamation, drainage, and irrigation," approved February 14, 1927, fiscal year 1928, $50,000.

Indian school, Santa Fe, New Mexico: For construction and equipment of new boys’ dormitory, fiscal years 1928 and 1929, $80,000.

Sequoyah Orphan Training School, Oklahoma: To provide an adequate water supply, fiscal years 1928 and 1929, $12,000.

Compensation to certain pueblos in New Mexico for losses: To compensate the Indians of Jemez and Tesuque pueblos, in the State of New Mexico, for loss of lands and water rights, in accordance with the findings of the Pueblo Lands Board created by section 2 of the Act approved June 7, 1924 (Forty-third Statutes at Large, page 636), $29,801.20, of which sum $500 shall be credited on the books Of the Treasury Department to the Indians of Jemez pueblo and $29,301.20 to the Indians of Tesuque pueblo, such sums to draw interest at the rate of 4 per centum per annum: Provided, That the $500 credited to the Indians of Jemez pueblo is hereby made available until June 30, 1929, for the purchase of land and water rights for such Indians, and $14,150 of the sum credited to the Indians of Tesuque pueblo is hereby authorized to be expended during the fiscal years 1928 and 1929 in providing an additional water supply for such pueblo: Provided further, That the remainder of such funds, and the interest thereon, shall be subject to future appropriation by Congress.

Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indians (tribal funds): To enable the Secretary of the Interior to make payment of fees to the attorneys (their heirs or their assignees now of record, as their interest may appear) of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, under a tribal contract approved October 12, 1923, fiscal year 1928, $85,000, payable out of the fund held in trust for said tribes under the provisions of Public Resolution Niunbered 36, approved June 12, 1926.

To pay to the Indians of the Shawnee Tribe, and thirteen Delaware Indians affiliated with the same tribe, their heirs or legal representatives, in accordance with the official findings, arbitration award, and report of the Secretary of the Interior to finding made in pursuance of the twelfth article of the treaty between the United States and the Shawnee Indians proclaimed October 14, 1868 (Fifteenth Statutes at Large, page 513), the sum of $463,732.49: Provided, That out of said sum there shall be paid to the attorneys for said Indians 10 per centum of the above amount in full satisfaction and in lieu of the contract dated May 26, 1909, and extensions thereto dated April 21, 1919, and January 31, 1924, calling for 20 per centum : And provided further, That before payment of the amount hereby appropriated the Indian beneficiaries or their legal

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representatives entitled to said awards shall execute in writing a receipt, release, and relinquishment of any and all claims arising under the twelfth article of said treaty which they may have against the United States, and which receipt, release, and relinquishment shall be approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior and which shall be binding, when executed and approved, on all parties thereto. The Shawnee Indian superintendent and the council of the tribe at Shawnee, Oklahoma, are authorized to execute and shall execute a release binding on all beneficiaries having no legal representatives.1

Road, Papago Indian Reservation, Arizona: For the improvement and construction of the uncompleted part of the road from Tucson to Ajo, by way of Indian Oasis, within the Papago Indian Reserva- tion, Arizona, as authorized by the Act approved June 23, 1926, 5 fiscal years 1928 and 1929, $125,000.

Coolidge Dam across canyon of Gila River near San Carlos, Arizona (reimbursable) : 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, pages 4-15, 476), and under the terms and conditions of, and reimbursable as provided in said Act, $3,450,000, to continue available until June 30, 1929: Provided, That not to exceed $1,000,000 shall be available for payment to the Southern Pacific Railway Company for relocating its railroad pursuant to its existing contract with the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That not to exceed $163,452 shall be available for payment of property and other damages: Provided further, That not to exceed $’72,324 shall be available for the replacement at Rice Station, Arizona, of agency buildings to be abandoned at San Carlos, Arizona: And provided further, That not to exceed $17,718 shall be available for enlargement of the Rice Station boarding school to accommodate pupils from the day school to be abandoned at San Carlos.

AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 2.

That for the payment. of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1924 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act, of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 720, Sixty-ninth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

For support of Indians in Arizona, $2,620.25.
For support of Sioux of different tribes: Subsistence and civilization, South Dakota, $6.
For support of Indians at Colville and other agencies and Joseph’s Band of Nez Perces, Washington, $1.05.


1 54 I. D. D., 298.

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AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 4.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations for balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1925 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 80, Seventieth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $983.16.
For inspectors, Indian Service, $19.23
For pay of judges, Indian courts, $14.
For expenses of Indian commissioners, $27.78.
For industrial work and care of timber, $86.01.
For industry among Indians, $83.50.
For diversion dam, Gila River Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), $51.20.
For diversion dam, Gila River Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), $201.
For irrigation project, Gila River Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), $57.
For Indiam schools: Support $122.09.
For Indian school and agency buildings, $1.38.
For Indian boarding schools, $8.51.
For Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, $13.54.
For Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, assembly hall, $52.43.
For Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, dairy herd, $51.07.
For education, Sioux Nation, $19.20.
For relieving distress and prevention, and so forth, of diseases among Indians, $999.60.
For support and civilization of Indians, $136.54.
For support of Indians in Arizona, $90.
For support of Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes, Montana, $11.45.
For support of Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, $27.91.

Approved, December 22, 1927.


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