Wichita Indian Tribe Claims: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S. 3515 ... June 15, 1976
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Indians of North America - 388 pages
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aboriginal title acres action Affairs affiliated bands agree agreement allowed America Apache Tribes appeal Appellees Appendix Arkansas Attorney August authority bill Canadian ceded cession Chairman Choctaw and Chickasaw Claims Commission Act Commissioner conclusion CONGRESS THE LIBRARY consideration considered counsel Court of Claims Cross Timbers decision determine Docket entered evidence extending fact filed further Government grant groups hearing held Indian Claims Commission intended interest interpretation intervention judgment June Kiowa lands language Law Firm Leased legislation letter LIBRARY OF CONGRESS limits March Miller Note occupied OFFICES Omer Luellen opinion original parties permanent permitted persons Petition Petitioners and Intervenors plaintiffs portion present President prior Quapaw question reason referred represent res judicata reservation respect River rules Senator Stat Statutes territory Texas thence tract treaty Tribe of Indians Tribe of Oklahoma United Washington Wichita Indian Tribe Wichita Tribe
Page 171 - River ; then, following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London and 23 from Washington ; then crossing the said Red River, and running thence, by a line due north, to the River Arkansas ; thence following the course of the southern bank of the Arkansas to its source in latitude 42 north ; and thence, by that parallel of latitude, to the South Sea...
Page 231 - ... (b) PERMISSIVE INTERVENTION. Upon timely application anyone may be permitted to intervene in an action : (1) when a statute of the United States confers a conditional right to intervene; or (2) when an applicant's claim or defense and the main action have a question of law or fact in common.
Page 171 - Sabine, in the sea, continuing north, along the western bank of that river to the 32d degree of latitude ; thence by a line due north, to the degree of latitude where it strikes the Rio Roxo of Natchitoches or Red river ; then following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London, and 23 from Washington ; then crossing the said Red river, and running thence by a line due north, to the river Arkansas ; thence following the course of the southern bank of the...
Page 134 - States, whether as the result of a treaty of cession or otherwise, of lands owned or occupied by the claimant without the payment for such lands of compensation agreed to by the claimant; and (5) claims based upon fair and honorable dealings that are not recognized by any existing rule of law or equity.
Page 174 - River, running thence to the source of the Canadian fork; if in the limits of the United States, or to those limits; thence due south to Red River; and down Red River to the west boundary of the Territory of Arkansas; thence north along that line to the beginning.
Page 230 - INTERVENTION (a) Intervention of Right. Upon timely application anyone shall be permitted to intervene in an action: (1) When a statute of the United States confers an unconditional right to intervene; or (2) when the representation of the applicant's interest by existing parties is or may be inadequate and the applicant is or may be bound by a judgment in the action...
Page 312 - Thereafter individual members of the tribe shall not be entitled to any of the services performed by the United States for Indians because of their status as Indians...
Page 176 - ... north latitude, and shall run from said point due west to the meridian of one hundred and three degrees west from Greenwich ; thence her boundary shall run due south to the thirtysecond degree of north latitude ; thence on the said parallel of thirty-two degrees of north latitude to the Rio Bravo del Norte ; and thence with the channel of said river to the Gulf of Mexico.
Page 171 - The two high contracting parties agree to cede and renounce all their rights, claims, and pretensions to the territories described by the said line; that is to say; the United States hereby cede to His Catholic Majesty, and renounce forever, all then- rights, claims, and pretensions to the territories lying west and south of the above described line; and, in like manner, His Catholic Majesty cedes to the said...
Page 171 - ... the United States hereby cede to his Catholic Majesty, and renounce forever, all their rights, claims and pretensions, to the territories lying west and south of the above described line; and, in like manner, his Catholic Majesty cedes to the said United States, all his rights, claims and pretensions, to any territories east and north of the said line ; and for himself, his heirs and successors, renounces all claim to the said territories forever.