Alaska Native Land Claims: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session, on H.R. 13142 ... and H.R. 10193 ...

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Page 16 - Witnesses summoned before the commission shall be paid the same fees and mileage that are paid witnesses in the courts of the United States...
Page 292 - That the Indians or other persons in said district shall not be disturbed in the possession of any lands actually in their -use or occupation or now claimed by them...
Page 101 - The cession of territory and dominion herein made is hereby declared to be free and unincumbered by any reservations, privileges, franchises, grants, or possessions, by any associated companies, whether corporate or incorporate, Russian, or any other, or by any parties, except merely private individual property holders ; and the cession hereby made conveys all the rights, franchises, and privileges, now belonging to Russia in the said territory or dominion, and appurtenances thereto.
Page 239 - But this question is not left to mere reason; the people have, in express terms, decided it by saying, "this Constitution, and the laws of the United States, which shall be made in pursuance thereof," "shall be the supreme law of the land...
Page 249 - Indians ; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent ; and in their property, rights and liberty, they never shall be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by Congress ; but laws founded in justice and humanity shall from time to time be made for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Page 318 - Columbia, by filing in such court, within sixty days after the entry of such order, a written petition praying that the order of the Commission be modified or set aside in whole or in part. A copy of...
Page 252 - Act, the right or title to which is held by the United States or is subject to disposition by the United States, and to any lands or other property (including fishing rights), the right or title to which may be held by any Indians, Eskimos, or Aleuts (hereinafter called natives) or is held by the United States in trust for said natives...
Page 59 - ... and serving at the pleasure of the board. No individual other than a citizen of the United States may be an officer of the corporation. No officer of the corporation shall receive any salary from any source other than the corporation during the period of his employment by the corporation.
Page 246 - State do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof...
Page 254 - In the establishment of these relations, the rights of the original inhabitants were, in no instance, entirely disregarded ; but were necessarily, to a considerable extent, impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion...