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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1905, Part I
([1905])

Report of the Indian inspector for Indian territory,   pp. 705-792 PDF (36.9 MB)


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REPORT OF INDIAN INSPECTOR FOR INDIAN TERRITORY.       711 
schools, and for the attendance of children of noncitizens therein, 
and an appropriation of $150,000 was made for this purpose by the 
act of March 3, 1905. 
PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY. 
An act regulating the practice of medicine and surgery in the 
Indian Territory was approved April 23, 1904 (33 Stat. L., 299). 
PHARMACY. 
An act in relation to pharmacy in the Indian Territory was 
approved on April 28, 1904 (33 Stat. L., 550). 
PUBLIC ROADS. 
The supplemental Creek agreement and the Cherokee agreement 
provide for public roads along section lines and others where neces- 
sary. No provision is made for roads in other nations. 
ADDITIONAL UNITED STATES JUDGES AND GUARDIAN SHIPS. 
Congress, by act of April 28, 1904 (33 Stat. L., 573), provided four 
additional judges of the United States courts in Indian Territory, 
one for each ofthe northern, western, central, and southern districts, 
and extended the laws of Arkansas so as to confer full and complete 
jurisdiction upon such United States courts in the settlement of all 
estates of decedents, guardianship of minors, etc. 
SEMINOLE NATION. 
As during the past fiscal years, but few matters in the Seminole 
Nation have been brought to the attention of the inspector's office. 
The allotments in this nation are practically complete. The Indians 
are authorized to lease their lands for agricultural purposes with the 
approval of the tribal executive. 
During the year Hon. Hulputta Micco, principal chief of this 
nation, died, and the Seminole council elected Hon. John F. Brown, 
formerly principal chief, to fill the vacancy. 
MINING. 
CHOCTAW AND CHICKASAW NATIONS. 
The original agreement with these nations, contained in section 29 
of the act of June 28, 1898 (30 Stat. L., 495), provided for the leasing
of the coal and asphalt lands in the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
in tracts not exceeding 960 acres each for a period of thirty years, the
lessees to pay certain royalties per ton into the United States Treasury,
the revenue thus derived to be used for the education of children of 
Indian blood of said tribes. Section 61 of the supplemental agree- 
ment with these nations, ratified by the act of July 1, 1902 (32 Stat. 
L., 641), provided that no lease of coal or asphalt lands should be 


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