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Proposed legislation relating to Indian allotments

United States. Dept. of the Interior.

Proposed legislation relating to Indian allotments

letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to enable Indians in certain cases to relinquish their allotments.

by United States. Dept. of the Interior.

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Edition Notes

SeriesDocument / 60th Congress, 2nd session, House of Representatives ;, no. 1304, House document (United States. Congress. House) ;, 60th Congress, no. 1304.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/6245 (E)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2796748M
LC Control Number83226129

  The Dawes Act was a U.S. law enacted in for the stated purpose of assimilating Indigenous peoples into White society. The act offered all Indigenous peoples ownership of “allotments” of non-reservation land for farming. Indigenous peoples who agreed to leave the reservations and farm their allotment land were granted full U.S. citizenship.   Indian Allotments. Originally, Indian lands were communally owned by tribes. In , Congress passed the Dawes, or General Allotment, Act, one of the most significant Federal statutes in the field of Indian law It delegated the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authority to allot parcels of tribal land to individual tribal members. By the s, Americans increasingly championed legislation to allow the transfer of Indian lands to farmers and ranchers while many argued that allotting Indian lands to individual Native Americans, rather than to tribes, would encourage American-style agriculture and finally put Indians who had previously resisted the efforts of missionaries. 4 Leonard A. Carlson, an economist whose book Indians, Bureaucrats, and Land: the Dawes Act and the Decline of Indian Farming raises provocative questions about allotment, argued that the Dawes Act "mandated a fundamental change in Indian-white relationships."5 The Dawes Act has also been seen as a profound failure.


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The history of labour legislation in India is interwoven with the history of British colonialism. since remained on statute book. Scholars, bureaucrats, judges, and activists, Indian and non-Indian alike, agree that the policy devastated Indian societies.4 Bywhen the Federal government ended allotment, the policy had cost Indians almost 90 million acres, two-thirds of the land they owned fifty years earlier.5 Allotment had wreaked havoc in Indian communities and.

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Otis, The Dawes Act and the Allotment of Indian Land, ed. Francis Paul Prucha (Norman: University of Oklahoma. This research examines the Rights-of-Way process for Navajo allotment lands. Today, there are Indian nations. Each nation has its own history relating to Indian allotment lands. In the s, allotment lands were created through federal Indian policy as tribal trust lands were allotted to individual Indian tribal members of various nations.

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allotment of shares the process by which members take shares from a company is the issue of shares; this ends with allotment, when individual shares are assigned to particular holders. A previously unissued share is allotted when a person acquires an unconditional right to be entered in the register of members in respect of that share.Currently, land acquired for or by an Indian may be placed in trust 25 and the trust period for allotments has been extended indefinitely.

26 In Capoeman, the issue was whether proceeds from the sale of timber grown on lands allotted pursuant to the General Allotment Act were subject to the federal tax on capital gains. 27 The Indians who held.a) Revocation of authority. No Native covered by the provisions of this chapter, and no descendant of his, may hereafter avail himself of an allotment under the provisions of the Act of February 8, (24 Stat.

), as amended and supplemented, or the Act of J (36 Stat. ). Further, the Act of (34 Stat. ), as amended, is hereby repealed.