INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1941-1942
Chap. 32  | Chap. 40 | Chap. 41 | Chap. 137 | Chap. 138 | Chap. 139 | Chap. 140 | Chap. 142 | Chap. 259 | Chap. 266 | Chap. 267 | Chap. 268 | Chap. 273 | Chap. 299 | Chap. 301 | Chap. 334 | Chap. 356 | Chap. 368 | Chap. 419 | Chap. 470 | Chap. 472 | Chap. 474 | Chap. 591

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Chapter 138
May 28, 1941 [H. R. 2672] |  [Public Law 79] 55 Stat. 207

AN ACT
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement fixing boundary lines on Wind River Indian lands, Wyoming.

Margin Notes
Chap. 138 Wind River Indian lands, Wyo. Fixing of boundary lines.
Chap. 138 Proviso. Consent of owners.

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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 Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized in his discretion to determine and fix permanently the boundaries of allotted, tribal, and ceded Indian lands along the Big Wind River in sections 21, 22, 27, and 28, township 3 north, range 1 west, Wind River meridian, in Wyoming: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall not act until all of the owners, white and Indian, shall have given their consent in writing to the permanent location of the boundaries so far as they affect their respective lands. The consent of the Shoshone and Arapahoe tribes as to tribal and ceded lands may be given by the tribal business council. The consent on behalf of the minors, Indians non compos mentis, and Indians who cannot be located after advertisement and reasonable search for not less than thirty days may be executed by the Superintendent in charge of the Wind River Indian Agency.

Approved, May 28, 1941.


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