Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs


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Side 583 - And every Indian born within the territorial limits of the United States to whom allotments shall have been made under the provisions of this act, or under any law or treaty, and every Indian born within the territorial limits of the United States...
Side 581 - Indians, under contract approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior...
Side 392 - Indian country, which term shall include any Indian allotment while the title to the same shall be held in trust by the Government...
Side 84 - SEC. 2152. The superintendents, agents, and subagents shall endeavor to procure the arrest and trial of all Indians accused of committing any crime, offense, or misdemeanor, and of all other persons who may have committed crimes or offenses within any State or Territory, and have fled Into the Indian country, either by demanding the same of the chiefs of the proper tribe, or by such other means as the President may authorize.
Side 54 - ... road from to , a distance of miles (giving termini and distance), and that the map has been prepared to be filed for the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, in order that the company may obtain the benefits of the act of Congress approved (giving date).
Side 582 - But an Indian cannot make himself a citizen of the United States without the consent and co-operation of the government. The fact that he has abandoned his nomadic life or tribal relations, and adopted the habits and manners of civilized people, may be a good reason why he should be made a citizen of the United States, but does not of itself make him one. To be a citizen of the United States is a political privilege which no one, not born to, can assume without its consent in some form. The...
Side 13 - 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...
Side 414 - States, shall be of any validity until approved by the President of the United States.
Side 288 - In compliance with your instructions, I have the honor to submit my annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1897.
Side 390 - ... court, or United States commissioner, an oath that they will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of their appointment, which oath, duly certified, shall be returned with their award to, and filed with, the Secretary of the Interior within sixty days from the completion thereof; and a majority of said referees shall be competent to act in case of the absence of a member after due notice.

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