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Constitution Convention and Revision Process

[APPENDIX B 1265

"THE CC! BER A"REE ENT" A"REE ENT BET#EEN THE T!RT$E %!NTAIN INDIAN& AND THE C% I&&I%N
Appointed under the provisions of the Indian appropriation act of July, 1892, to negotiate with the Turtle Mountain band of hippewa Indians in !orth "a#ota, for the cession and relin$uish%ent to the &nited 'tates of whatever right or interest they have in and to any and all land in said 'tate to which they clai% title( APPENDIX No' I Artic(es o) a*ree+ent and sti,u(ations +ade and conc(uded at Be(court- in t.e count/ o) Ro(ette and t.e state o) Nort. da0ota- 1/ and 1et2een Porter 3' cCu+1er- 3o.n #' #i(son- and #' #oodvi((e 4(e+in*- co++issioners on t.e ,art o) t.e !ited &tates- on t.e t2ent/5second da/ o) %cto1er- one t.ousand ei*.t .undred and ninet/5t2o- and 6a50i5ne52as.- 6ani0- 6a5is.5,a.- ConieCa2s5ta52enin- %7a5a.52e50i7i0- 3o.n Ba,tist #i(0ie- Au*ustine #i(0ie &r'- 3o.n Ba,tisst 8anda((3ose,. Ro(ette- 3ero+e ' Ro(ette- &t' at.e2 3ero+e- and artin 3ero+e- and ot.ers 2.ose na+es are .ereto su1scri1ed- 1ein* a +a9orit/ o) t.e 2.o(e nu+1er o) +a(e adu(ts 1e(on*in* to and co+,risin* t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians in Nort. Da0ota- on t.e ,art and 1e.a() o) t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians'

T.e )riend(/ re(ations .ereto)ore e:istin* 1et2een t.e Turt(e Indians and t.e !nited &tates s.a(( 1e )orever aintained' Artic(e II

ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a

T.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians- in consideration o) t.e convenants and sti,u(a5 tions .ereina)ter contained- do .ere1/ cede- a(ien- and conve/ to t.e !nited &tates a(( t.e c(ai+sestate- ri*.t- tit(e and interrest o) t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indains or an/ o) t.e+ as +e+1ers o) said 1and o) Indians- in and to a(( (ands- tene+ents- and .eredita+ents- situate (/in* and 1ein* in t.e state o) Nort. Da0ota' E:ce,tin* and reservin* )ro+ t.is conve/ance t.at tract o) (and ,articu(ar(/ +entioned and set a,art 1/ an e:ecutive order o) t.e President o) t.e !nited states1earin* date t.e t.ird da/ o) 3une- A'D' ei*.teen .undred and ei*.t/5)our- to 2.ic. re)erence is .ere1/ +ade )or +ore ,articu(ar descri,tion- t.e said reserve 1ein* t2e(ve +i(es in (en*t. and si: +i(es in 1readt.- and no2 occu,ied as a reservation 1/ t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians' It 1ein* e:,ress(/ sti,u(ated t.at t.e (and no2 occu,ied and used )or sc.oo(- c.urc.- and "overn+ent ,ur,oses s.a(( 1e .e(d at t.e ,(easure o) t.e !nited &tates- and +a/- 2it. t.e a,,rova( o) t.e &ecretar/ o) t.e Interior o) t.e !nited &tates- 1e ,atented 2.en t.e interest o) t.e !nited &tatest.e Indians t.ereon- or t.e e))icient sc.oo( conduct re;uires< t.e &ecretar/ o) t.e interior +a/- as occasion re;uires- set a,art ot.er (and in said reserve )or sc.oo( and ot.er ,u1(ic uses' Artic(e III 78 T.e (and- 2oods- and 2aters a1ove reserved )or t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians' su19ect to t.e sti,u(ations contained in artic(e II o) t.is treat/ and a*ree+ent- s.a(( 1e .e(d as co++on ,ro,ert/ o) t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians- and it is a*reed t.at t.e !nited &tates s.a((as soon as it can conveniently be done, cause the (and .ere1/ reserved and .e(d )or t.e use o) t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians to 1e surve/ed as ,u1(ic (ands are surve/ed- )or t.e ,ur,ose o) ena1(in* suc. Indians as desire to ta0e .o+esteads- and t.e se(ections s.a(( 1e so +ade as to inc(ude in eac. case- as )ar as ,ossi1(e t.e residence and i+,rove+ents o) t.e Indian +a0in* t.e se(ection *ivin* to eac. an e;uita1(e ,ro,ortion o) natura( advanta*es- and 2.en it is not ,ractica1(e to so a,,ortion t.e entire .o+estead o) (and in one 1od/- it +a/ 1e set a,art in se,arate tracts- not (ess th'in

)ort/ acres in an/ one tract- un(ess t.e sa+e s.a(( a1ut u,on a (a0e 5 1ut a(( assi*n+ent o) (and in severa((/ s.a(( con)or+ to t.e *overn+ent surve/' T.e surve/ o) t.is (and s.a(( 1e +ade as "overn+ent surve/s and at no e:,ense to t.e Indians' Artic(e I8 In consideration o) t.e ,re+ises and t.e )ore*oin* cession- t.e !nited &tates a*rees to ,a/ to t.e said Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians t.e su+ o) one +i((ion do((arso) 2.ic. su+ t.ere s.a(( 1e ,aid annua((/ t.e su+ o) )i)t/ t.ousand do((ars )or t.e ,eriod o) t2ent/ /ears- 2.ic. su+s s.a(( 1e invested annua((/ in )ood- c(ot.in*- 1ed c(ot.in*.ouses- catt(e- .orses- a(( 0inds o) a*ricu(tura( i+,(e+ents- and )ar+ +ac.iner/ and ,roducts- )or seed )or .us1andr/- and suc. t.in*s as +a/ 1e a,,roved 1/ t.e &ecretar/ o) t.e Interior- 2.o s.a(( .ave t.e aut.orit/ to direct suc. e:,enditures- and at suc. ti+es in t.e 1ui(din*- i+,rovin*- and re,airin* o) .ouses as t.e needs o) t.e Indians on t.e a1ove reserve +a/ re;uire- e:ce,t as .ereina)ter a*reed' Artic(e 8 T.e sc.oo(s no2 (ocated u,on t.e a1ove5na+ed reserve are to 1e +aintained in e))icienc/ as at ,resent and increased as necessit/ +a/ re;uire' Artic(e VI A(( +e+1ers o) t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2as 2.o +a/ 1e una1(e to secure (and u,on t.e reservation a1ove ceded +a/ ta0e .o+esteads u,on an/ vacant (and 1e(on*in* to t.e !nited &tates 2it.out c.ar*e- and s.a(( continue to .o(d and 1e entit(ed to suc. s.are in a(( tri1a( )unds- annuities- or ot.er ,ro,ert/- t.e sa+e as i) (ocated on t.e reservations' Artic(e VII &o (on* as t.e !nited states retains and .o(ds tit(e to an/ (and in t.e use or occu,ation o) an/ +e+1er o) t.e Turt(e ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a Indians or t.e tit(e to ot.er ,ro,ert/ in t.e ,ossession o) an/ Indian o) said 1and- 2.ic. it +a/ do )or t2ent/ /earst.ere s.a(( 1e no ta: or ot.er dut/ (evied or assessed u,on t.e ,ro,ert/ t.e tit(e to 2.ic. is .e(d or retained 1/ t.e !nited &tates' Article VIII And in further consideration of the foregoing cession and stipulations, it is further stipulated that the six hundred and forty acres of land heretofore reserved to "Red Bear" a C.i,,e2a Indian- 1/ t.e treat/ 1et2een t.e !nited &tates and t.e Red $a0e and Pe+1ina Bands o) C.i,,e2a Indian- conc(uded in innesota- %cto1er 2- a+ended arc. 1- 1=6>,roc(ai+ed a/ 5- 1=6>- 1e ,atented to Red Bear- a +e+1er o) t.e Turt(e ountain Band of Chippe a, ho is the only son and heir of the "Red Bear! na"ed in the eighth article of the treaty above referred to and "entioned# Article I$ It is further conveyed and agreed that under no circu"stances the %urtle &ountain Band of Chippe a Indians nor any "e"bers of said band of Indians shall ta'e up ar"s against or resist the established authorities of the (nited )tates* every person so violating this stipulation shalt in the discretion of the (nited )tates be forever barred fro" the benefits of this agree"ent, and all rights of such person and persons hereunder shall be forfeited to+the (nited )tates#

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Turt(e

ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a

Constitution Convention and Revision Process

[APPENDIX 11 126@

Article $ %his agree"ent to be of no binding force or effect until ratified by the Congress of the (nited )tates# Article $I It is "utually agreed that the su" of five thousand dollars of the fifty thousand dollars above stipulated be annually paid to the %urtle &ountain Band of Indians, in cash, and that said su" be distributed per capita# In testi"ony hereof the said /orter 0# &cCu"ber, 0ohn 1# 1ilson,and 1# 1oodville 2le""ing, co""issioners, as aforesaid,#and the "e"bers of the %urtle &ountain Band of Chippe a Indians, have hereunto set their hands and affixed their official "ar's on the day and at the place above ritten# 3xecuted at Belcourt Agency, 4orth 5a'ota, this ,,nd 5ay of 6ctober, A#5# 788,# /#0# &cCu"ber 9seal: 0ohn 1# 1ilson 9seal: 1# 1oodville 2le""ing 9seal: Co""issioners

1e, the undersigned, separately and severally certify on honor that e have fully explained to the Indians hose na"es are hereto signed the above instru"ent, and that they ac'no ledge the sa"e to be ell understood by the"# 0ohn Baptiste ;edeault 0oseph Rolette 9)igned by <a+'in+e+ ash and over ,== others#: 3x# 5oc# ,,8, >,nd Congress, ,nd session#

Appendix 4o# , A"end"ents to an original agree"ent bet een the (nited )tates and the %urtle &ountain Band of Chippe a Indians "ade on 6ctober ,,, 788,! Article IV Article IV as originally ritten is#stric'en, and the follo ing is inserted to replace it! In consideration of the pre"ises and the foregoing cession, the (nited )tates agrees to pay to the said %urtle &ountain Band of Chippe a Indians the su" of one "illion dollars, such a"ount to be paid in cash in yearly install"ents, hichever the )ecretary of the Interior dee"s best for the tribe# /R6VI535! if pay"ent is "ade in yearly install"ents, the )ecretary of the Interior is authori?ed to spend the prorate share of each Indian as his need "ay re@uire in building, repairing and i"proving the houses off the Indian people except as hereinafter agreed# Article V Article V is a"ended to read! 8= %he schools no located upon the reserve are to be "aintained at the present level, so long as the )ecretary of the Interior feels it necessary but no longer than t enty years#

26= I [APPENDIX 3I Artic(e VIII

Turt(e

ountain Band o) C.i,,e2a

Artic(e 8III as or*ina((/ 2ritten is re+oved )ro+ t.e a*ree+ent and not re,(aced' Artic(e XI Artic(e XI as ori*ina((/ 2ritten is re+oved )ro+ t.e a*ree+ent and not re,(aced' (Senate document No. 471 (1904) pp. 26)
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