Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 88-194||Indians. Devils Lake Sioux Tribe. Lands.|
|Sec. 2||25 U. S. C. 70a.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all of the right, title, and interest of the United States in the real property described below, and the improvements thereon, located within the Fort Totten Indian Reservation, North Dakota, are hereby declared to be held in trust by the United States for the use and benefit of the members of the Devils Lake Sioux Tribe of the Fort Totten Indian Reservation, North Dakota, subject to existing valid rights-of-way: Lot 1, section 16; lots 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, southwest quarter northeast quarter northeast quarter, southeast quarter northeast quarter, section 17; the west two hundred and twenty feet of the north 1,255.3 feet of lot 2, section 16; the north 38.13 acres of lot 2, section 17, and the north 11.46 acres of lot 3, section 17, these parcels being that portion of the west two hundred and twenty feet of lot 2, section 16 and those portions of lots 2 and 3, section 17, not embraced in Devils Lake Sioux Allotment Numbered 585 of Jesse G. Palmer for which Patent Numbered 412546 was issued to Frank Palmer, heir of Jesse G. Palmer, on June 10, 1914, all of said lands being situated in township 152 north, range 65 west, fifth principal meridian, Benson County, North Dakota, containing 275.74 acres more or less.
The Indian Claims Commission is directed to determine in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of the Act of August 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 1050), the extent to which the value of the title conveyed by this Act should or should not be set off against any claim against the United States determined by the Commission.
Approved, December 11, 1963.