Washington : Government Printing Office
Whereas, pursuant to authority contained in the act of June 1, 1910 (36 Stat. 455) all nonmineral, unallotted and unreserved lands within that portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation lying and being east and north of the Missouri River, were opened to settlement and entry by Presidential Proclamation of June 29, 1911 (37 Stat. 1693), to be disposed of under the general provisions of the homestead laws and the said Act of Congress, and
Whereas, there are now remaining undisposed of within the opened portion of the Reservation, certain lands which upon investigation have been found to be valuable to the Indians of the said Reservation, and
Whereas, the Tribal Council and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs have recommended restoration of the lands to tribal ownership.
Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by sections 3 and 7 of the act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), I hereby find that restoration to tribal ownership of the following-described lands will be in the public interest, and the said lands are hereby restored to tribal ownership for the use and benefit of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, and are added to and made a part of the existing reservation, subject to any existing valid rights:
T. 151 N., R. 90 W.,
Sec. 32, W ½ SW ¼.
T. 151 N., R. 92 W.,
Sec. 32, SE ¼ SE ¼.
T. 152 N., R. 92 W.,
Sec. 14, NW ¼, N ½ SW ¼, and SE ¼ SW ¼;
Sec. 15, NE ¼, N ½ SE ¼, and SW ¼ SE ¼;
Sec. 16, N ½ NW ¼, and SE ¼ NW ¼;
Sec. 22, W ½ NE ¼, and NW ¼ SE ¼.
T. 151 N., R. 93 W.,
Sec. 4, lots 3, 4, and S ½ NW ¼.
T. 152 N., R. 93 W.,
Sec. 27, E ½ NE ¼.
The areas described aggregate 1,161.29 acres.
GEORGE W. ABBOTT,
Assistant Secretary of the Interior.