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Condemnation for public purposes of land included in any Indian allotment.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs

Condemnation for public purposes of land included in any Indian allotment.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eminent domain,
  • Indians of North America -- Land tenure

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCondemnation for public purposes of land in Indian allotments
    SeriesH.rp.1351
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16138301M

    Section 2: Allows adult Indian allottees the right to make wills for their allotments, prior to the expiration of the trust period. Simple justice would seem to demand that priorities in restorations of land bases be granted to those Indian Nations who are land-less by fault of unratified or unfulfilled treaty provisions; Indian Nations, land-less because of congressional and administrative actions reflective of criminal abuse of trust responsibilities; and other groupings of land-less Indians, particularly of the land-less generations, including many urban Indians and non-reservation Indian people - many of whom have been forced to pay in forms of deprivation, loss of rights and entitlements, and other extreme costs upon their lives, an "emigration-migration-education-training" tax for their unfulfilled pursuit of opportunity in America - a "tax" as unwarranted and unjustified as it is unprecedented in the history of human rights mature nations possessed of a modern conscience. For example most Indian councilmen had little experience in local government or in political matters generally prior to the institution of self-government on the reservation. For example, the Navajo Tribe rejected the act by a close vote because many voted in the negative, misadvised that its adoption would result in the confiscation of their sheep and goats by the government. Moye, 39 Miss.

    I mean some of them not all. Page, F. Tribal councils invested over two million and a half dollars of funds in war bonds besides making sizable contributions to the Red Cross. It was therefore not within the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States. Polk, 85 U.

    I believe that explaining to the councils these estimates and securing their views would be a very important educational process for both the Indian and the government personnel. Most of the I. It is known to all white men. After the patent of fee simple is given, all restrictions to sale or encumbrance are removed and the allotment is subject to taxation. Newly elected members who have been duly certified shall be installed at the first regular meeting of the Tribal Council.


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Condemnation for public purposes of land included in any Indian allotment. book

They and their country are considered by foreign nations, as well as by ourselves, as being so completely under the sovereignty and dominion of the United States, that any attempt to acquire their lands, or to form a political connection with them, would be considered by all as an invasion of our territory and an act of hostility.

The Crow Indians occupy a domain containing 1, acres of the richest farming and grazing lands of Montana. No lease of tribal land to a nonmember shall be made by the Tribal Council unless it shall appear that no Indian cooperative association or individual member of the Confederated Tribes is able and willing to use the land and to pay a reasonable fee for such use.

The Congress restricted the highest authority of the President for dealing with Indian matters and affairs, then abandoned Indian people to the lowest levels of bureaucratic government for administration of its part-time care and asserted all-powerful control.

A considerable amount of tribal land was permitted, leased or sold to the United States government for war purposes. Excerpted by permission of University of Alaska Press.

Pratt, 26 Cal. Louis, that the confidence recently felt by our people in the defeat of the scheme, may prove to be groundless. Persons who claim under this article shall not lose the privilege of a Choctaw citizen, but if they ever remove are not to be entitled to any portion of the Choctaw annuity.

TITLE I, CHAPTER 1

See Paul v. Moreover, the Mississippi Legislature had assumed civil and criminal jurisdiction over the Indian country in this state as early as January 13, Close Legal Dictionary The main source of TheFreeDictionary's legal dictionary is West's Encyclopedia of American Law, Edition 2, which contains more than 4, entries detailing terms, concepts, events, movements, cases, and individuals significant to United States law.

These employees, consciously or unconsciously, relegated Indian organization to the background. State, Miss.

March 6, 1884 (Billings Herald)

He shall be required to give bond acceptable to the Confederated Tribes and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The Federal—native relationship generally A. The formal relinquishment must be approved by the secretary of the interior. Indian heads of families are authorized to select allotments for their children and Indian reservation agents are authorized to select land for orphans.

Their delicate bodies provide their only defense and protection - and too often their own body processes become allies to the quickening of their deaths as with numerous cases of dysentery and diarrhea.

Senate of the next Congress those treaties negotiated with Indian nations or their representatives, but never heretofore ratified nor rendered moot by subsequent treaty contract with such Indians not having ratified treaties with the United States.

Tribal land under this section may be assigned by the Tribal Council in economic units, but not in excess of 40 acres of irrigated farmland, and 80 acres of pasture land, or 80 acres of dry farm land and 80 acres of pasture land to any head of a family.

The Tribal Council or an election board appointed by the Council shall determine rules and regulations governing all elections. Section 2: Provides that the Indian allottees themselves make their own selection of land as to accommodate those who had already made improvements or built upon a piece of land.

The appellant contends that the property here involved is "Indian country" under the alleged authority of 18 U. This act does not extend to Indian Territory Oklahoma. They occupy a territory to which we assert a title independent of their will, which must take effect in point of possession when their right of possession ceases.

This power may also extend to members of The Confederated Tribes, provided such ordinances have been approved by a referendum of the Confederated Tribes.

Live Searches Here's what people are searching for right now in Legal Dictionary: The most popular legal definitions: limited liability n.Generally, to obtain a grant of right-of-way across Indian land, any person or entity (including government entities) who is not an owner of the Indian land needs BIA approval, â with the consent of the owners of the majority interest in the land, and the tribe for tribal land, before crossing the land or any portion thereof.â Specific.

Leon TUBBY v. STATE of Mississippi. No. Supreme Court of Mississippi. Appellant filed a Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction upon the ground that this arson allegedly took place on Indian Allotment Land which allegedly under the authority of 18 U.S.C.A.

Indians § (c), at 51 (), is "Indian country." or for any other. Bureau of Land Management Grazing Office. If the land under search is U.S. public domain, the search of the B.L.M. records is all that is necessary to prepare title reports on such land. 1. When the land is a part of an Indian reservation, the examiner makes a search of the records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and of the Agency office of the.

Jun 19,  · Further, in another case, this Court set aside the allotments of land made by the Allotment Committee even though most of the allottees had constructed the buildings, because, the Allotment Committee had not followed any rational or reasonable criteria for inviting the applications for the allotment of land through an open advertisement.

Now in its third edition, Alaska Natives and American Laws is still the only work of its kind, canvassing federal law and its history as applied to the indigenous peoples of Alaska. Covering throughthe authors offer lucid explanations of the often-tangled Price: $ The Tenth Circuit held that, when an Indian tribe acquires any interest in a parcel of allotment land – no matter how small that interest – the statute no longer applies and no part of the parcel may be condemned for any public purpose.

The Questions Presented by the Tenth Circuit’s decision are: 1.