Acts of Congress

Flathead Reservation

 

1972 Distributes judgment of Flathead Tribes (86 Stat. 64)

1969 Disposition of Court of Claims judgment (83 Stat. 123)

1968 Provide for sale or exhange of isolated tracts of tribal lands on Flathead Reservation (82 Stat. 356)

1966 Set aside certain lands in Montana for Indians of Flathead Reservation (80 Stat. 332)

1964 Appropriation to complete irrigation and power system (78 Stat. 1042)

1953 Permit exchange and adjustment of farm units on Federal Irrigation projects (67 Stat. 566)

1952 Authorizes patenting land to Ronan (66 Stat. 32)

1950 Authorizes elimination of lands from Flathead irrigation project (64 Stat. 418)

1950 Amends provision dealing with merchantable timber (64 Stat. 229)

1950 Amends provision relating to Flathead irrigation project (64 Stat. 192)

1949 Adjusts irrigation charges (63 Stat. 722)

1949 Appropriation for Polson drainage system (63 Stat. 621)

1949 Authorizes Secretary to patent land to Lake County (63 Stat. 614)

1948 Provide for adjustment of irrigation charges on Flathead Indian Irrigation Project (62 Stat. 269)

1948 Authorizes sale of land to State of Montana (62 Stat. 248)

1948 Authorizes sale of lots in Polson (62 Stat. 35)

1947 Authorizes Secretary to defer collection of irrigation charges (61 Stat. 494)

1946 Confers jurisdiction on Court of Claims to hear claims of Salish and Kootenai (60 Stat. 715)

1946 Authorizes expenditure of tribal funds for health resort at Hot Springs (60 Stat. (340) 360)

1946 Provides for disposition of tribal funds (60 Stat. 302)

1938 Authorizes Secretary to grant concessions on reservoir sites for canals (52 Stat. 193)

1933 Authorizes Secretary to add certain names to Flathead tribal rolls (47 Stat. 1753)

1928 Authorizes Secretary and Federal Power Commission to issue licenses for development of power sites on Flathead Reservation (45 Stat. (200) 212)

1927 Provides for regulations for irrigation charges (44 Stat. (934) 945)

1926 Provides for regulations for irrigation charges (44 Stat. (453) 464)

1920 On timbered land, timber is reserved to Flathead Tribes until first cutting of merchantable timer is made (41 Stat. 452, see also amendments of 64 Stat. 229)

1920 Authorizes in lieu selection of 200 acres of land in Flathead Reservation by State of Montana (41 Stat. (408) 421)

1919 Provies for stock watering on unallotted land (40 Stat. 1203)

1919 Authorizes sale of land to school district in Missoula County (40 Stat. 1053)

1918 Authorizes Secretary to issue patent to G.H. Beckwith (40 Stat. 616)

1916 Authorizes homestead entries on timber land (39 Stat. (123) 138)

1914 Authorizes patenting and assignment of land within Flathead Irrigation Projects (38 Stat. 510)

1912 Authorizes sale of land to Ronan (37 Stat. 192)

1911 Reserves easement in lands bordering on Flathead Lake for water power (36 Stat. 1066)

1910 Authorizes Secretary to subdivide lands fronting on Flathead Lake  and to sell allotments (36 Stat. 296)

1909 Regarding bison range (35 Stat. 1051)

1909 Indian allotments placed under irrigation project (35 Stat. 795)

1908 Amends act opening Flathead Reservation to settlement (35 Stat. (444) 448)

1908 Provide for bison range on Flathead Reservation (35 Stat. 267, see also amendments of 35 Stat. 1052)

1907 Survey for allotments (34 Stat. 1034)

1906 Amend allotment act to set aside town sites (34 Stat. (325) 354)

1906 Reimbursement for allotment surveys (34 Stat. 205)

1905 Provide land for mission purposes on Flathead Reservation (33 Stat. 1080, sec. 9)

1904 Provides for survey and allotment of lands now embraced within limits of Flathead Reservation and sale and disposal of all surplus lands after allotment (33 Stat. 302, see also amendment of 36 Stat. 296)

1900 Provides rights to homesteads on Flathead Reservation (31 Stat. 269)

1898 Authorizes Secretary to re-appraise and sell unsold land in Bitterroot Valley (30 Stat. (571) 596)

1891 Grants right-of-way through Flathead Reservation to Missoula and Borthern Railroad Co. (26 Stat. 1091)

1889 Act to Provide for the Sale of Lands - Flathead Band of Indians (25 Stat. 871)

1874 Estends time for sale of preempted lands in Bitterroot Valley (18 Stat. 15)

1872 Authorizes Presidnet to remove Flathead Indians from Bitterroot Valley (17 Stat. 226)

1864 Granting right-of-way to Northern Pacific Railway Company across Flathead Reservation with full right and title to land; Indian titles to be extinguished to all lands falling under this right-of-way (13 Stat. 365)