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SELECT COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS
WILLIAM S. COHEN, Maine, Chairman
JOHN MELCHER, Montana
DANIEL K. INOUYE, Hawaii SLADE GORTON, Washington
DENNIS DECONCINI, Arizona TIMOTHY C. WOODCOCK, Staj Director
Byrd, Mitchell K., counsel, Tri-County (South Carolina) Landowners
D'Amato, Alfonse, U.S. Senator from the State of New York-----
sources Division, Department of Justice-----
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) prepared statement submitted by
Oren Lyons, Onondaga Nation ---
99 101 216 217 21
54 30 154 244 244
Pinsky, Roy, counsel, Aurelius Gas Co----
the American Indian, prepared statement--
170 172 84 86
MATERIAL SUBMITTED FOR THE RECORD
Letter and resolution from D. Lindsay Pettus, councilman, Lancaster
County Council, State of South Carolina ; submitted by Senator Strom
tor Alfonse D'Amato.-.
paper, submitted by Oren Lyons, Onondaga Nation.--
Coulter, executive director---
claims of the Cayuga Indian Nation; submitted by Raymond Zajac,
Seneca County Board of Supervisors.-
M. Feldman, legal counsel.--
Claims Settlement Act of 1982".
mitted by Clint Carpenter, executive vice president.-
Rhea, mayor pro tem.-
APPENDIX Letters and statements :
Questions submitted to Secretary Watt, Department of the Interior,
by Senator Cohen.--Questions submitted to Attorney General William French Smith, De
partment of Justice, by Senator Cohen... Letter from John C. Datt, secretary and director, Washington office,
American Farm Bureau Federation ; to Senator Cohen---Prepared statement of Steven Unger, executive director, Association
on American Indian Affairs, Inc.---
Lazarus, Jr., re H.R. 5494 and S. 2084.
to Senator Cohen.
necticut Legal Services, Inc., with attached statement of the Con-
tor, Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs----
Letters and statements-Continued
Letter from William A. O'Neill, Governor, State of Connecticut; to Page Senator D'Amato.com
295 Letter from Steve Linscheid, Friends Committee on National Legis
lation, with enclosed statement and letter; to Senator Cohen.-- 296 Prepared statement of the General Board of Global Ministries, United
Methodist Church; submitted by Joyce V. Hamlin, secretary for
305 Letter from John C. Hayes III, representative, State of South Caro
lina, with excerpt from the Catawba Indians' Litigation Request;
313 Letter from the Grand Council of the Haudenosaunee, The Six Na
tions Iroquois Confederacy, Onondaga Nation, with enclosed letter
330 Letter from John H. Love, attorney at law, to Members of Congress.
335 Letter from Harold A. Penner, Mennonite Central Committee U.S.; to Senator Cohen.
343 Prepared statement of Darrell “Chip” Wadena, president, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe----
344 Prepared statement of the National Congress of American Indians.-- 347 Letter from Joseph B. De La Cruz, chairman, Quinault Indian Nation; to Senator Cohen.
352 Prepared statement of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, submitted by Richard J. Compo, president---
353 Prepared statement of Barry E. Snyder, president, Seneca Nation of Indians
356 Letter from Pat McLaughlin, chairman, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; to Senator Cohen---
360 Prepared statement of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota--
361 Letter from Albert Vann, chairman, The New York State Black and
Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus, Inc.; to Senator D'Amato----- 364 Court Decisions and Rulings:
Tee-Hit-Ton Indians v. United States. Certiorari to the United States
Court of Claims. No. 43. Argued November 12, 1954.–Decided Feb-
366 The Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana et al. v. Harry L. Laws Company, Inc., et al, Civ. A. No. 770772_.
390 United States v. Boylan et al. (Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. March 3, 1920)
397 United States v. Boylan et al. (District Court, N.D. New York. March 3, 1919).
409 United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.
Oneida Indian Nation of New York, et al. v. State of New York,
438 United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Nos. 683, 815,
816–18. August Term 1981. Argued: April 28, 1982. Decided : Octo-
447 Oneida Indian Nation of New York et al. v. County of Oneida, New
York, et al, certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the
504 In the United States Court of Claims, No. 596–77, Decided June 2, 1982.
Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope v. The United States --- 528 Mitchell et al. v. The United States--
544 Mohegan Tribe, plaintiff-appellee v. State of Connecticut, defendant
appellant, No. 73, Docket 80_7348, United States Court of Appeals,
564 Joint Tribal Council of the Passamaquoddy Tribe et al., plaintiffs
appellees, v. Rogers C. B. Morton, Secretary, Department of the
Court Decisions and Rulings—Continued
Catawba Indian Tribe of South Carolina, also known as the Catawba
Nation of South Carolina, plaintiff v. State of South Carolina, et al, defendants Civil Action No. 80–2050 in the United States District Page Court for the District of South Carolina, Columbia Division-
591 Relevant Statutes :
United States codified version of the Trade and Intercourse Act, Deri
vation Act June 30, 1834, Codified in 1976. 25 U.S.C. Sec. 177
610 Ordinance of July 13, 1787, by the Confederation Government, more
commonly known as the last of three Northwest Ordinances, 69th
612 Ordinance for the regulation and management of Indian Affairs, August 7, 1786...
621 Excerpt from The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of
America, Vol. I, Chapter XXXIII.-An act to regulate trade and
625 Chapter XIX.
628 Chapter XXX.
631 Chapter XLVI..
636 Excerpt from The Public Statutes at Large of the United States
of America, Vol. II, Chapter XIII, An act to regulate trade and in-
643 Excerpt from The Public Statutes at Large of the United of America,
Vol. IV, Chapter CLXI.-An act to regulate trade and intercourse
with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers--- 652 Relevant treaties : Cayuga Indian Nation -
660 St. Regis Mohawk Tribe
667 Shinnecock Indian Tribe.
670 Catawba Indian Tribe --The Treaty of Augusta signed between Great Britain and the Chiefs
of the Creeks, the Choctaws, Cherokees, Chickasaws and Catawbas. 699 Proclamation bis King George III of Great Britain, regarding the
need for royal approval in land transactions with the Indians,
704 Proclamation by the U.S. Congress stating that all land transactions
lacking U.S. approval would be null and void, September 22, 1783-- 708 Act of December 15, 1808, passed by the South Carolina State Legis
lature authorizing leasing of Catawba lands while securing Indians'
709 Act of December 18, 1812, passed by the South Carolina State Legislature
711 Act of December 15, 1815, passed by the South Carolina State Legislature
712 Treaty of Nation Ford of March 13, 1840, between the State of South Carolina and the Catawba Nation...
717 Memorandum to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs from Adminis
trative Assistant D'Arcy McNickle, undated but apparently early
723 Report of the special committee appointed by the New York Assembly of 1888 to investigate the Indian problem of the State-
733 Treaties with the Iroquois of New York.---
927 Legal Memoranda :
Response to Indian counsel memorandum regarding the alleged con
stitutional infirmities of the Ancient Indian Land Claims Settle-
955 The Ancient Indian Land Claims Act of 1982: Constitutional Infirmities
1032 Letter from Steven M. Tullberg, staff attorney, Indian Law Resource Center, with enclosures...
1088 Letter from Robert A. McConnell, Assistant Attorney General, Office
of Legislative Affairs, to David A. Stockman, Director, OMB - 1070 Report by Richard Ehlke, legislative attorney, Congressional Research
Service: Retroactive Validation of Indian Land Conveyances Made