Draft Maine Indian Claims Settlement Bill sent to Suzan Harjo (Congressional Liaison for Indian Affairs) from Tim Vollmann (Department of Interior), with his handwritten notes (07/07/1977)

Dublin Core

Title

Draft Maine Indian Claims Settlement Bill sent to Suzan Harjo (Congressional Liaison for Indian Affairs) from Tim Vollmann (Department of Interior), with his handwritten notes (07/07/1977)

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. Instead there is a merely a provision that affirms that the Tribes will be entitled to federal services and assistance (Section 8). 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 532, Misc. Rec. of S. Harjo, Eastern Land Claims, Folder Titled “[Maine Indian Land Claims - General V]”; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution

Date

7/7/1977

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.

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Text
Documents

Identifier

NMAI024

Files

NMAI024.pdf

Citation

“Draft Maine Indian Claims Settlement Bill sent to Suzan Harjo (Congressional Liaison for Indian Affairs) from Tim Vollmann (Department of Interior), with his handwritten notes (07/07/1977),” The Drafting and Enactment of the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act: April - October 1980, accessed December 10, 2018, https://maineindianclaims.omeka.net/items/show/48.

Output Formats

Social Bookmarking