Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 702||Shoshone Indian Reservation, Wyo. Acquisition of tribal lands for Wind River irrigation project.|
|Chap. 702||Deposit to credit of Indians.|
|Chap. 702||Proviso. Extinguishment of title, etc.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to acquire on behalf of the United States for the use and benefit of the Wind River Indian irrigation project, Shoshone Indian Reservation, Wyoming, at the appraised value thereof, the east half southeast quarter section 8; the east half northeast quarter and northwest quarter southeast quarter section 17; the north half north half northeast quarter section 20; and the north half northwest quarter northwest quarter section 21, all in township 1 south, range 2 west, Wind River Meridian, Wyoming, and not to exceed $650 of the allotment made by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works to the Indian Service for Federal project 266-Indian, may be used for this purpose. The amount herein authorized shall be deposited to the credit of the Indians of the Shoshone Reservation as proceeds of
labor, Shoshone and Arapahoe Indians, Wyoming, and shall be subject to expenditure pursuant to the provisions of existing laws: Provided, That such deposit of funds shall operate as a full, complete, and perfect extinguishment of all right, title and interest the Indians may possess in and to the land herein descried.
Approved, August 19, 1937.