United States Indian Claims Commission, August 13, 1946-September 30, 1978: Final Report, Bände 2-6

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Commission was terminated in September 1978. The final report includes an historical survey, alphabetical index of cases, index of Indian claims by docket number, and a map of "Indian Land Areas Judicially Established."

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Seite 7 - President; (2) all other claims in law or equity, including those sounding in tort, with respect to which claimant would have been entitled to sue in a court of the United States...
Seite 1 - That the lands of this country were taken from them by conquest, is not so general a truth as is supposed. I find in our historians and records, repeated proofs of purchase, which cover a considerable part of the lower country ; and many more would doubtless be found on further search. The upper country, we know, has been acquired altogether acquired by purchases made in the most unexceptionable form.
Seite 1 - ... the earth was given to mankind to support the greatest number of which it is capable, and no tribe or people have a right to withhold from the wants of others more than is necessary for their own support and comfort.
Seite 10 - The Commission shall hear and determine the following claims against the United States on behalf of any Indian tribe, band, or other identifiable group of American Indians residing within the territorial limits of the United States or Alaska...
Seite 7 - States was subject to suit; (3) claims which would result if the treaties, contracts, and agreements between the claimant and the United States were revised on the ground of fraud, duress, unconscionable consideration, mutual or unilateral mistake, whether of law or fact, or any other ground cognizable by a court of equity; (4) claims arising from the taking by the United States, whether as the result of a treaty of cession or otherwise, of lands owned or occupied by the claimant without the payment...
Seite 2 - That from and after the passage and approval of this act the jurisdiction of the Court of Claims shall not extend to or include any claim against the United States based upon or growing out of the destruction of any property or damage done to any property by the military or naval forces of the United States...
Seite 5 - ... in the process. It would be a miracle if in the course of these dealings — the largest real estate transaction in history — we had not made some mistakes and occasionally failed to live up to the precise terms of our treaties and agreements with some 200 tribes. But we stand ready ... to correct any mistakes we have made.
Seite 5 - Instead of confiscating Indian lands, we have purchased from the tribes that once owned this continent more than 90 percent of our public domain, paying them approximately 800 million dollars in the process. It would be a miracle if in the course of these dealings — the largest real estate transaction in history — we had not made some mistakes and occasionally failed to live up to the precise terms of our treaties and agreements with some 200 tribes.
Seite 5 - This bill makes perfectly clear what men and women, here and abroad, have failed to recognize, that in our transactions with the Indian tribes we have at least since the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 set for ourselves the standard of fair and honorable dealings...

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