Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 947||Status of Keetoowah Indians.|
|Chap. 947||25 U.S.C. § 503.|
|Sec. 2||Seger School Reserve. Use, etc., of lands.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Keetoowah Indians of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma shall be recognized as a band of Indians residing in Oklahoma within the meaning of section 3 of the Act of June 26, 1936 (49 Stat. 1967).
That there is hereby set aside for the use and benefit of the Indians of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation in Oklahoma the remainder of the lands comprising the diminished Seger School Reserve containing approximately five hundred and thirty-seven acres, and the improvements thereon, in section 15, township 10 north, range 14 west, of the Indian meridian, Oklahoma.
Subject to the consent of the business committee of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes thereto, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Colony Union Graded School District Numbered 1, Colony, Oklahoma, for the use by the district of all or any portion of the land, and improvements thereon, described in this Act: Provided, That any such agreement shall contain the express condition that the land therein described and the improvements thereon. shall revert to the use of the Indians of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes when no longer used by the said school district for school purposes.
Approved, August 10, 1946.