INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.


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Farm Island, Dakota, granted for public park, and Sioux Indians to be removed from 337,338
Farmers, tribes to direct employment of, when 7
Farming leases, Cherokee Nation, of allotted land 798
allotments by disabled allottees for terms not to exceed five years 82,105
surplus tribal lands 68
Fevre River Indian war of 1827, pension to survivors of 122
Firearms, sale of, to Indians in Alaska forbidden 105
Fires in Indian Territory, malicious starting of 44
Five Civilized Tribes (see also Commission to Five Civilized Tribes)—  
actions for lands held by persons denied membership 91
allotments in severalty 92,498
citizenship denied, recovery of allotments 93
confirmation of 93
general act of 1887 not applicable to 35
improvements to be included in 93
member residing on land of another tribe may take allotment there 99
reports of 93
reservation of certain lands 93
timber may be sold by allottees 97
to be made when rolls of members are complete 93
untransferable 93
citizenship in, actions for lands held by persons claiming, to determine question of 91
appeals to United States Supreme Court 101
complaint to be filed by chief 92
continuance, bond may be required 92
execution 92
limitations upon 92
dual citizenship prohibited 98
tribes may agree as to the status of such persons 98
roll of citizens, Commission to make 81,98
time for closing to be fixed 112
to be final when approved 99,112
coal mining leases not exceeding ten years authorized 41
Commission to. (See Commission to Five Civilized Tribes.)  
controversies between citizens of different tribes, jurisdiction of United States courts 50,100
courts, tribal, jurisdiction repealed and cases transferred to United States courts 100
excessive holdings of land forbidden 81,97
freedmen, rolls to be prepared 81,98
improvements erected on land of another tribe, payment to owner on removal 99
intruders claiming citizenship, removal of 91,92
leases, coal lands 41
ejection of lessees, damages for improvements 91
report of, by Commission 81
tribal lands, agricultural leases to be void 97,99
grazing leases to be void 99
rents payable only into United States Treasury 97
payment by United States to be made per capita and not to tribal governments 97
records to be open to Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 99
royalties on mines and timber lands payable only into United States Treasury 97
timber on allotments may be sold 97
timber and stone on lands may be sold for use in Indian Territory 108
for domestic and industrial purposes only 108
regulations to be issued by Secretary of the Interior 108
traders, provisions relating to 29
Flandreau Sioux, allotments to be made on Great Sioux Reservation 330
annuities, permanent fund for 335
to be paid to certain, in Nebraska 598
Flatheads, Bitter Root Valley lands to be sold 135
allotted lands to be sold 326
homestead laws extended over lands 149
members of the tribe may enter 160 acres 135
lands to be inalienable 135
tribal rights relinquished 136
proceeds not exceeding $50,000 to be held in trust at interest 135
reappraisement and sale of remaining lands 667
fund of $50,000 from lands ceded in Bitter Root Valley to be held in trust 135
in Bitter Root Valley, removal to Jocko Reservation 135,326
statistics 1032
Flathead Agency, Mont., statistics 1032
Flathead Reservation, Mont., right of way granted Missoula and Northern Railroad Company 437
Florida Seminole wars (1842 to 1858), pensions to survivors of 123
Fond du Lac Chippewa of Lake Superior, claim for deficiency in area of reservation referred to Court         of Claims 622
statistics 1046
Fond du Lac Reserve, Minn., Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company granted right of way through 297
Executive orders establishing 851
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway granted right of way through 515
time for construction extended 618
Forcible entry and detainer, action for lands in Five Civilized Tribes 49,92
Foreigners entering Indian country, passports required 17
Forest City and Sioux City Railroad Company, right of way through Sioux Reservation 553
Forest City and Watertown Railroad Company, right of way through Sioux Reservation 325
Forgery, penalty for committing, in Indian country 18
Fort Apache Agency, Ariz., statistics 1032
Fort Apache Reservation, separate agency created 87
Fort Belknap Agency, Mont., statistics 1033
Fort Belknap Reservation, Mont., boundaries defined 265
survey of 604
Indians of, agreement of January 21, 1887 261
October 9, 1895 601
industrial school may be established on 265
lands on, ceded part open to settlement 266
mineral laws extended over 604
Fort Berthold Reservation, agency buildings, rebuilding of 427
allotments on, by agreement of December 14, 1886 425,426
Arickaree, Grosventres, and Mandan of, agreement of December 14, 1886 425
proclamation declaring same effective 948
cession of part by agreement of December 14, 1886 425
lands open to homestead entry 428
Dakota laws extended over 426
employment of Indians on 427
Executive orders establishing 881
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad Company granted right of way through 246
statistics 1033
survey of boundaries 427
Fort Gibson School for Blind, Deaf, and Dumb, land reserved for 725
Fort Gibson, Tahlequah and Great Northeastern Railway Company, right of way through Indian        Territory 403
Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, allotments on 314,315,705
boundaries, survey, and marking of 706
boundary lines between, and Pocatello town site 295
canals and ditches may be constructed for supplying Pocatello with water 408
cession of part and sale of ceded portions 292,293
by agreement of May 14, 1880 314
February 5, 1898 704
Executive orders establishing 838
highways through 706
irrigation, water reserved for 706
lands ceded, proclamation opening to settlement 1016
provisions for settlement of 708
removal of Lemhi Reservation Indians to 314
sale of part ceded May 27, 1887 294
appraisal of lots 294
manner of selling 294
proceeds to be held in trust 295
settlers to have preference 295
Shoshoni and Bannock of, agreement of May 27, 1887 292
May 14, 1880 314
July 18, 1881 199
February 5, 1898 704
statistics 1033
survey of part ceded May 27, 1887 294
Utah and Northern Railroad Company ceded right of way through 199,293,295
water rights of Pocatello town site 295,708
Fort Klamath Hay Reserve, lands within, opened to settlement under the homestead laws 589
Fort Peck Agency, Mont., statistics 1033
Fort Peck Reservation, boundaries defined 264
Indians of, agreement with, December 28, 1886 261
lands on ceded part opened to settlement 266
timber on adjoining lands may be used 264
Fort Reno Military Reserve, Ind. T., Executive orders establishing 842
Fort Smith, police authority extended to part of Arkansas 92
Fort Smith and Choctaw Bridge Company may bridge Poteau River in Choctaw Nation 279
courts to have jurisdiction of controversies 328
Fort Smith and El Paso Railway Company, right of way through Indian Territory for railway,        telegraph, and telephone lines 274
Fort Smith and Western Coal Railroad Company, right of way through Choctaw Nation 577
time for construction extended and crossings to be constructed 644
Fort Smith and Western Railroad Company, right of way through Choctaw and Creek nations 692
amended provisions relating to 700
Fort Smith, Paris and Dardanelle Railway Company, right of way through Indian Territory 317
Fort Stanton Reserve, N. Mex., Executive orders establishing 870
Fort Supply Military Reserve, Ind. T., Executive orders establishing 843
Fort Worth and Denver City Railway Company, right of way through Indian Territory 247
route amended 379
time for construction extended 379
Fraud in the Indian service, provisions against, note 22
Freedmen, Cherokee Nation, payments to, from funds of Cherokee 300
roll of, to be prepared by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 98
to bring suit against Cherokee in Court of Claims 372
Chickasaw Nation, act of council adopting approved 546
allotments to 648,772,780
claim referred to Court of Claims 779
roll to be prepared by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 98,648
Choctaw Nation, allotments to 648,772
roll to be prepared by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 98
Creek Nation, roll of 1867 confirmed 98
to be prepared by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 98
Five Civilized Tribes, rolls to be prepared by Commission 81
Fugitives from justice in Indian country, agents to procure arrest of 19
extradition of, in Indian Territory 54
military force to assist in apprehending 19
Funds of tribes (see also Trust funds and Annuities)—  
general provisions relating to—  
application to be in accordance with treaty provisions 10
for education, allottees not to be excluded from 68
proceeds of sales of land to be paid into the Treasury 10
timber and natural products of reservations may be expended by the Secretary of the                            Interior 36
statement of funds held in trust 1022,1023
Provisions for the various tribes—  
Absentee Shawnee for lands ceded June 26, 1890 413
Apache, payment for lands ceded October 21, 1892 710
proceeds of coal and mineral lands ceded in San Carlos Reservation 609
White Mountain Reservation, proceeds of sale of part of reservation under mining laws 740
Blackfeet Reservation Indians, proceeds of cession September 26, 1895 605
Cherokee, debts to be paid from 797
Delawares to be paid from 300
disbursements to be authorized by tribe 726
under order of Secretary of the Interior 796
education fund, proceeds of salt leases to be added 215
national fund, $50,000 to be added to 522
orphan fund, $15,000 to be added to 522
use to support Cherokee Orphan Asylum 793
proceeds of cession of Cherokee Outlet 489,492
Cherokee Strip 132,173
April 9, 1900 726
proceeds of Osage cession 141,142
school fund, $35,000 to be added to 522
how expended 792
Shawnee funds transferred to Cherokee 521
Cheyenne and Arapaho, payment for cession of 1890, $1,000,000 to be held in trust at 5                   per cent interest 417
Chickasaw, credited with arrears of interest 655
distribution per capita on dissolution of tribal government 655
indigent members to have part for support 748
national fund, interest to be paid at 5 per cent from July 1, 1901 752
part of appropriation to pay for lands ceded Cheyenne and Arapaho refunded 504
per capita payments 654
permanent annuity commuted to $60,000 cash 740
proceeds of leased district lands 655
proceeds of land sold for use of Absentee Wyandot 600
Chippewa in Minnesota, advance appropriations to be reimbursed 597
proceeds of cessions of land in Minnesota 305
proceeds of timber sold to be distributed 755
La Anse and Vieux de Sert bands, interest to be paid 178
on Chippewa and Christian Reservation, Kans., distribution of per capita 624
Choctaw, appropriation for arrears of interest 655
distribution per capita on dissolution of tribal government 655
indigent members to have part for support 748
judgment of Court of Claims 285
orphan funds 655
proceeds of land sold for use of Absentee Wyandot 600
Cheyenne and Arapaho, part of appropriation refunded 504
Cœur d'Alene 421,423,532
Colville Reservation Indians, proceeds of cession of 1892 441
Comanche, payment for lands ceded October 21, 1892 710
Creeks, capitalization of 736
disbursements to be authorized by tribe 737,738
payment per capita on dissolution of tribal government 764
proceeds of cession by agreement of January 19, 1889 322,324
permanent annuities funded added to Creek general fund 750
school fund 738
Crow Creek Indians, payment to, for deficiencies in allotments to be held in trust at 4 per                   cent interest 559
Crows, cattle may be purchased with any funds held in trust 754
certain funds to be held in trust 196,203,452
from cession of December 8, 1890 433
proceeds of cattle sold from common herd to be distributed 754
Cœur d'Alene of Idaho, proceeds of cession February 7, 1894 532
sale under act of 1892 446
Delawares, payment from Cherokee funds 300
Eastern Shawnee, interest to be paid at 5 per cent from July 1, 1902 752
payment per capita 752
permanent annuities funded 742
Five Civilized Tribes, deposited at St. Louis to be placed to credit of tribes 100
Flatheads, proceeds of lands in Bitter Root Valley 135
Grosventres and Assiniboine of Fort Belknap Reservation from cession of October 9, 1895 601,602
Iowa, part may be taken to pay for reservation purchased 566
payment of part per capita 755
proceeds of lands in Kansas and Nebraska 229
Kansa, distribution pro rata 768
Kansa, minors, administration of funds 768
to be held in trust 162,285
Kickapoo, amount in Treasury to be retained as a permanent fund at 4 and 5 per cent                   interest 141,205,243,597
proceeds of cession of June 21, 1891 481
not subject to payment of depredation claims 483
sale of surplus lands in Kansas to be distributed 681
unallotted lands in Kansas 567
Kiowa, payment for lands ceded October 21, 1892 710
Lower Brule Sioux, division between those of Lower Brule Reservation and those of                     Rosebud Reservation 688
payments to allottees from funds 599
Menominee, proceeds of sales of timber on reservations in Wisconsin to be held in trust 354
Mohave, proceeds of coal and mineral lands ceded on San Carlos Reservation 609
Munsee on Chippewa and Christian Reservation, Kans., distribution of, per capita 624
Naalem band of Tillamook, payment for release of claims under treaty of August 6, 1851 620
Nez Percés of Lapwai Reservation, Idaho, proceeds of cession May 1, 1893 538,539
Omaha, payment of part per capita 270,754
proceeds of lands in Nebraska to be held in trust 139,213,363
sold for use of Winnebago 153
Osage, accumulated interest to be distributed 741
part of funds transferred to Cherokee 141
proceeds of rents of pasture lands to be distributed 741
Oto and Missouri, expenditure of part for improvements on allotments 566
proceeds of lands sold for Iowa reserve 566
Nebraska lands 167,190
Pawnee, proceeds of cession of November 23, 1892 496
sale of reservation in Nebraska 160
Ponca, permanent fund of $70,000 191
for civilization 175
Potawatomi, proceeds of sale of unallotted lands in Kansas 567
Prairie band, payment of proceeds of surplus lands in Kansas 681
stray bands in Wisconsin, appropriations for 127
Puyallup Reservation Indians, proceeds of lands sold by the Puyallup commission 488
Sauk and Fox in Indian Territory, proceeds of cession of 1890 391
Missouri tribe, proceeds of lands in Kansas and Nebraska 168,229
sales under act of August 15, 1894 521
payment per capita 755
part of funds of Mississippi band transferred to credit of Iowa band 598
Seminole, distribution per capita 664
expenditure for civilization 150
in settlement of claims under certain treaties 700
proceeds of cession of 1866 340
March 1, 1889 46,349
school fund, under agreement December 16, 1897 663
Seneca, interest to be paid at 5 per cent from July 1, 1902 752
payment per capita 752
permanent annuities funded 741
Shawnee, part transferred to Cherokee 521
Shoshoni and Arapaho, proceeds of cession April 21, 1896 625
and Bannock of Fort Hall Reservation, proceeds of cession October 7, 1898 705
July 18, 1881 200
reservation to be held in trust at 5 per cent interest, proceeds of part of 293
Siletz Reservation Indians, proceeds of cession of October 31, 1892 533,534
Sioux 170,336,386
Sioux, Rosebud Reservation, payment for lands allotted to Lower Brule Sioux 690
Sisseton and Wahpeton Sioux, from cession of 1889 430
Southern Ute in Colorado, proceeds of lands sold under act of February 20, 1895 556,557
Tonkawa, proceeds of cession of October 21, 1891 495
Uintah Valley Reservation Indians, proceeds of sale of reservation lands to be credited to 272
Ute in Colorado, proceeds of lands, reimbursement for lands entered under homestead                    laws 756
on Uintah Reservation, Utah, proceeds of sale of lands under act of June 4, 1898 642
perpetual annuity for 182
Western Cherokee, part of judgment of Court of Claims to be withheld 600
White Mountain Apache Reservation Indians, proceeds of sale of part of reservation under                   act of February 20, 1893 468
the mining laws 740
Wichita and affiliated bands, proceeds of cession of June 4, 1891 562
“leased district” lands 655
Yakima Nation, proceeds of cession of Wenatshapam Fishery 530
Yankton Sioux, proceeds of cession December 21, 1892 524,525,528
Yuma, proceeds of cession December 14, 1893 545

 


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