Indian Appropriation Bill: Hearings...on H.R. 20150

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Page 385 - Interior, under such rules and regulations as he shall prescribe, may cause to be designated and appraised so much of the dead, matured, or large growth of trees found upon such forest reservation as may be compatible with the utilization of the forests...
Page 647 - States, and for introducing among them the habits and arts of civilization, the president of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized...
Page 453 - An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers...
Page 578 - ... to compel their children, male and female, between the ages of six and sixteen years to attend school, and it is hereby made the duty of the agent for said Indians to see that this, stipulation is strictly complied with, and the United States agrees that for every thirty children between said ages who can be Induced or compelled to attend school...
Page 393 - The power exists to abrogate the provisions of an Indian treaty, though presumably such power will be exercised only when circumstances arise which will not only justify the government in disregarding the stipulations of the treaty, but may demand, in the interest of the country and the Indians themselves, that it should do so.
Page 393 - Plenary authority over the tribal relations of the Indians has been exercised by Congress from the beginning, and the power has always been deemed a political one, not subject to be controlled by the judicial department of the Government.
Page 648 - And it Is hereby declared to be the settled policy of the government to hereafter make no appropriation whatever for education in any sectarian school...
Page 304 - Commission," shall proceed to allot the exclusive use and occupancy of the surface of all the lands of said nation or tribe susceptible of allotment among the citizens thereof, as shown by said roll, giving to each, so far as possible, his fair and equal share thereof, considering the nature and fertility of the soil, location, and value of same...
Page 446 - I suggested, by letter to the chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the House of Representatives, an amendment to HR 9133 to make it clear that royalties of operators would be taxable, and S.
Page 647 - Indians practicable, and that the means of instruction can be introduced, with their own consent, to employ capable persons, of good moral character, to instruct them in the mode of agriculture suited to their situation; and for teaching their children in reading, writing, and arithmetic...

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