Alaska Native Land Claims: Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, First Session, on S. 1830

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Page 366 - 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 262 - That, by virtue of this, it is not only the right, but the bounden and solemn duty, of a State to advance the safety, happiness, and prosperity of its people, and to provide for its general welfare, by any and every act of legislation which it may deem to be conducive to these ends ; where the power over the particular subject, or the manner of its exercise is not surrendered or restrained, in the manner just stated.
Page 283 - ... particular matter involving a specific party or parties in which the United States is a party or has a direct and substantial interest and in which he participated personally and substantially as an officer or employee, through decision, approval, disapproval, recommendation, the rendering of advice, investigation, or otherwise...
Page 262 - States, which shall be made in pursuance thereof shall be the supreme law of the land," and by requiring that the members of the State legislatures and the officers of the executive and judicial departments of the States shall take the oath of fidelity to it.
Page 533 - Such new or modified findings of fact shall likewise be conclusive if supported by substantial evidence. "(3) The court shall have jurisdiction to affirm the action of the Secretary or to set it aside, in whole or in part. The judgment of the court shall be subject to review by the Supreme Court of the United States upon certiorari or certification as provided in section 1254 of title 28, United States Code.
Page 304 - 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...
Page 385 - ... 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 385 - That the management of the Corporation shall be vested in a board of directors, consisting of...
Page 269 - State do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof...
Page 264 - Act uniformly applies to the conditions which call its provisions into play — that its provisions apply to all the States, — so that the question really is a complaint as to the want of uniform existence of things to which the Act applies and not to an absence of uniformity in the Act itself. But aside from this it is obvious that the argument seeks to engraft upon the Constitution a restriction not found in it, that is, that the power to regulate conferred upon Congress obtains subject to the...

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