Memo to Eliot Cutler (White House, OMB), Douglas Huron (Associate Counsel to the President), Edwin Kneedler (Department of Justice) and Tim Vollmann (Department of Interior) from Kay Oberly (Department of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Division), with draft of Maine Indian Claims Settlement legislation attached (07/18/1978)

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Memo to Eliot Cutler (White House, OMB), Douglas Huron (Associate Counsel to the President), Edwin Kneedler (Department of Justice) and Tim Vollmann (Department of Interior) from Kay Oberly (Department of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Division), with draft of Maine Indian Claims Settlement legislation attached (07/18/1978)

Subject

Indians of North America--Maine--Land tenure
Indians of North America--Maine--Claims
Indians of North America--Legal Status, Laws, etc.
Indians of North America--Government Relations
Indians of North America--Politics and Government

Description

Sections 4 and 7 of this draft deal with Extinguishment of Claims (what is now found in 25 U.S.C. 1723). What we know today as 25 U.S.C. 1725 (Application of State Law) is not yet included. The provision in the 07/07/1977 draft that affirms that the Tribes will be entitled to federal services and assistance has been deleted. What we know today as 25 U.S.C. 1735(b) is not yet included either.

Source

National Congress of American Indians Records

National Congress of American Indians records, Box 530, Misc. Rec. of S. Harjo, Eastern Land Claims, Folder Titled “Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act”; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution

Date

7/18/1978

Rights

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

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Language

English

Type

Text
Documents

Identifier

NMAI011

Files

NMAI011.pdf

Citation

“Memo to Eliot Cutler (White House, OMB), Douglas Huron (Associate Counsel to the President), Edwin Kneedler (Department of Justice) and Tim Vollmann (Department of Interior) from Kay Oberly (Department of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Division), with draft of Maine Indian Claims Settlement legislation attached (07/18/1978),” The Drafting and Enactment of the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act: April - October 1980, accessed September 24, 2017, http://maineindianclaims.omeka.net/items/show/35.

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