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Indian lands for reservoir purposes, Blackfeet Indian reclamation project.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs

Indian lands for reservoir purposes, Blackfeet Indian reclamation project.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs

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

    Subjects:
  • Reservoirs,
  • Reclamation of land,
  • Montana

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIndian lands for reservoir purposes, Blackfeet reclamation project in Montana
    SeriesH.rp.591
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16133296M

    Operation Lady Justice Task Force’s Fifth Cold Case Office Opens at the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona Thursday, Aug | Online Press Releases Trump Administration Invests $ Million in Tribal Broadband Grants. The conditions of the surrender of the lands for use in connection with the proposed St. Mary Reservoir of the United States Reclamation Service were that they should be paid the sum of $7, for the improvements on such selections, and be subsequently allowed to select allotments of equal area, or as provided by law, from the unoccupied lands.

    (33) "Milk River Project" means the Bureau of Reclamation project conditionally approved by the Secretary of the Interior on Ma , under the Act of J (32 Stat. , chapter ), commencing at Lake Sherburne Reservoir and providing water to a point approximately 6 miles east of Nashua, Montana. M, Right of the Bureau of Reclamation to Build a Weir Across Indian Lands: 08/12/ M, Personnel Employment -- Indian Trusts: 05/14/ Rights-of-Way Across Restricted Indian Lands: 04/23/ M, Disposition of Osage Trust Funds: 05/31/

    St. Mary water off the Blackfeet Reservation to the Bureau of Reclamation Milk River Project; (2) the claims relating to the Blackfeet Irrigation Project; and (5) the failure of the United States to protect the The Tribe’s water rights include water rights for individual Indian lands held in trust and for individual. 5 Project’’ means the Bureau of Reclamation 6 project conditionally approved by the Secretary 7 on Ma , pursuant to the Act of 8 J (32 Stat. , chapter ), 9 commencing at Lake Sherburne Reservoir and 10 providing water to a point approximately 6 11 miles east of Nashua, Montana.


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Indian lands for reservoir purposes, Blackfeet Indian reclamation project by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reclamation intended the project to irrigate lands located in the central and eastern portions of the reservation, and characterized by an “excellent grade” of sandy, brown loam to a depth of four feet underlain by gravel.3 The plan for the Blackfeet Project included an irrigable area of approximately ,File Size: 67KB.

Indian lands necessary for reservoir purposes in connection with the Blackfeet Indian [Pulic, No. ] reclamation project.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Blkf~eet Indian States of America in Congress assembled, That Blackfeet Indian reclamation project. book Secretary of the Reservation, Mont.

The Blackfeet Nation also known as the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation and headquarters for the Siksikaitsitapi people in the United States.

Located in Montana, its members are composed primarily of the Piegan Blackfeet (Ampskapi Piikani) band of the larger ethnic group historically described as the Blackfoot es: Glacier, Pondera.

An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain Indian lands necessary for reservoir purposes in connection with the Blackfeet Indian reclamation project.

Apr. 1, PDF, KB: Chapter The Pick–Sloan Missouri Basin Program, formerly called the Missouri River Basin Project, was initially authorized by the Flood Control Act ofwhich approved the plan for the conservation, control, and use of water resources in the Missouri River Basin.

The intended beneficial uses of these water resources include flood control, aids to navigation, irrigation, supplemental water. The Act of J (Acquisition of Indian Lands for Grand Coulee Dam, 54 Stat), gave the United States "all the right, title, and interest of the Indians in and to the tribal and allotted lands within the Spokane and Colville Reservations," up to 1,foot elevation, except at the Klaxta townsite where the government was allowed to.

The restrictions on alienation of lands allotted to Indians within the area of the Milk River Irrigation Project did not extend to prohibiting an allottee Indian from selling his improvements to the United States and selecting other lands so that the United States could use the lands selected for purposes of an irrigation project as provided by.

For more information on the Indian Projects, see Garrit Voggesser, The Indian Projects Bureau of Reclamation History Program, Research on Historic Reclamation Projects (Denver, Colorado, ) and the other individual histories on the Blackfeet, Crow, Fort Peck, and San Carlos Projects.

(A) IN GENERAL.—The term ‘‘Milk River Project’’ means the Bureau of Reclamation project conditionally approved by the Secretary on Mapursuant to the Act of J (32 Stat.chapter ), commencing at Lake Sherburne Reservoir and providing water to a. Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy School Reopening Recovery Talking Circle, August – September Big Game Hunting Dates – Southern Ute Tribal Members.

(b) to the right of Reclamation to make such use of the Recreational Area as is required in carrying out the purposes of the Columbia Basin Project. The Indian Office shall have jurisdiction and authority over the Indian Zones: (a) to the extent necessary to administer the paramount uses for hunting, fishing and boating accorded to the.

(record group 75) overview of records locations table of contents administrative history records of the office of the secretary of war relating to indian affairs records of the office of indian trade general records of the bureau of indian affairs records of the commissioner of indian affairs and his immediate.

While its purpose was to promote the flood control, navigation, energy development, and irrigation of water within the rivers of the United States through dam and levee construction and modifications, the Act authorized dam development along the Missouri River Basin and condemned Tribal lands for the development of the Oahe Dam and Reservoir.

The ultimate question presented by these cases is whether certain lands, purchased and owned in fee simply by the Tuscarora Indian Nation and lying adjacent to a natural power site on the Niagara River near the town of Lewiston, New York, may be taken for the storage reservoir of a hydroelectric power project, upon the payment of just compensation, by the Power Authority.

Bureau of Reclamation Project Feasibilities and works in the main stream of the Colorado River at Black Canyon or Boulder Canyon adequate to create a storage reservoir of a capacity of not less than twenty Page - That the right to the use of water acquired under the provisions of this Act shall be appurtenant to the land.

On February 15th,the price named in the instrument just referred to, $7, was paid to Caroline Henkel, who, for herself and two daughters, and George and William Henkel, for themselves, relinquished to the United States all their right, title, and claim in and to the lands and buildings then occupied by them on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Montana, and located.

Washington, D. C., Febru Hon. Jno. Stephens, Chairman Committee Indian Affairs, House of Representatives.

Dear Sir: In regard to the matter of a system of irrigation for the lands of the Pima Indians which is now being considered by your committee, the following statements are submitted as showing that the construction of a reservoir at San Carlos would. The term Milk River Project means the Bureau of Reclamation project conditionally approved by the Secretary on Mapursuant to the Act of J (32 Stat.chapter ), commencing at Lake Sherburne Reservoir and providing water to a point approximately 6 miles east of Nashua, Montana.

United States, U. 43, which involved the taking of Indian lands for the vast western reclamation project, the Court not only found that it had been "well known to Congress" that Indian lands would have to be taken, U.S.

at U. 50, but the treaty with the Indians involved in that case contained a specific consent by the Indians. The reservoir is part of a United States Bureau of Reclamation project.

The United States has agreed to alloc acre-feet per year for use by the Tribe. However, the settlement does not include any provisions or obligations for development of the water or transport of the water to the Reservation.

"American Falls Reservoir" means a water storage facility of the federal Minidoka Project authorized by the Secretary of the Interior under the Reclamation Act of32 Stat.

(Ap ); examined and reported upon by a THE FORT HALL INDIAN WATER RIGHTS AGREEMENT - Page 4 of The Blackfeet Irrigation Project (Project) was authorized for construction in atacres but o acres have been percent of the Project's land is in trust owned by either the Tribe or individual tribal members and about 40 percent is owned by BIA estimates the Project's total deferred.1.

Short title This Act may be cited as the Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act. 2. Purposes The purposes of this Act are— (1) to achieve a fair, equitable, and final settlement of claims to water rights in the State of Montana for— (A) the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation; and (B) the United States, for the benefit of the Tribe and allottees; (2) to .