Partition Certain Lands Between the Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Indians: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4469 ... September 30, 1988
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988 - 206 páginas
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Página 139 - To have a property interest in a benefit, a person clearly must have more than an abstract need or desire for it. He must have more than a unilateral expectation of it. He must, instead, have a legitimate claim of entitlement to it.
Página 105 - SEC. 2. The Commission shall hear and determine the following claims against the United States on behalf of any Indian tribe, band, or other identifiable group of American Indians residing within the territorial limits of the United States or Alaska...
Página 71 - ... private property for public use without just compensation, in violation of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Página 43 - Such are the dimensions of our problems, and such must be the dimensions of the programs that we present to the Congress and to this committee. Now, I will proceed, if I may, to discuss in general the appropriation requests bureau by bureau of the Department of the Interior. BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be first.
Página 85 - This Act shall not apply to any reservation wherein a majority of the adult Indians, voting at a special election duly called by the Secretary of the Interior, shall vote against its application. It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior, within one year after the passage and approval of this Act, to call such an election, which election shall be held by secret ballot upon thirty days
Página 117 - I am an associate professor of law at the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America.
Página 85 - Any Indian tribe, or tribes, residing on the same reservation, shall have the right to organize for its common welfare, and may adopt an appropriate constitution and bylaws, which shall become effective when ratified by a majority vote of the adult members of the tribe, or of the adult Indians residing on such reservation, as the case may be, at a special election authorized and called by the Secretary of the Interior under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.
Página 85 - Act, and the Area Director of the Sacramento Area Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has been delegated authority in Bureau Order 551, Amendment 45, Section 312 (approved October 24. 1958) to apply or dispose of such funds for the use and benefit of individual Indians, and Whereas, the Area Director has determined that it. would be for the advancement of the Indian race to utilize...
Página 73 - ... collecting, removing, and subsisting the Indians of California, (as provided by law,) on two additional military reservations, to be selected as heretofore, and not to contain exceeding twenty-five thousand acres each, in or near the State of California, the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars : Provided, That the President may enlarge the quantity of reservations heretofore selected, equal to those hereby provided for...
Página 85 - Indian as used in this act shall include all persons of Indian descent who are members of any recognized Indian tribes now under Federal Jurisdiction...