Creation of the Indian Trust Counsel Authority: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, First Session, on H.R. 6106, H.R. 6374, and H.R. 6494 ...

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Стр. 23 - No selfrespecting law firm would ever allow itself to represent two opposing clients in one dispute; yet the Federal government has frequently found Itself in precisely that position. There is considerable evidence that the Indians are the losers when such situations arise. More than that, the credibility of the Federal government is damaged whenever it appears that such a conflict of interest exists. In order to correct this situation, I am calling on the Congress to establish an Indian Trust Counsel...
Стр. 27 - The Commission is authorized to request from any department, agency, or independent instrumentality of the Government any information it deems necessary to carry out its functions under this Act; and each such department, agency, and instrumentality is authorized to cooperate with the Commission and, to the extent permitted by law, to furnish such information to the Commission, upon request made by the Chairman or...
Стр. 49 - Alaska, based on aboriginal land claims; (b) the settlement should be accomplished rapidly, with certainty, in conformity with the real economic and social needs of Natives, without litigation, with maximum participation by Natives in decisions affecting their rights and property...
Стр. 223 - The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of all civil actions, brought by any Indian tribe or band with a governing body duly recognized by the Secretary of the Interior, wherein the matter in controversy arises under the Constitution, laws, or treaties of the United States.
Стр. 278 - Indians enrolled or not enrolled in the Metlaktla Indian Community), Eskimo, or Aleut blood, or combination thereof. The term includes any Native, as so defined, either or both of whose adoptive parents are not Natives. It also includes, in the absence of proof of a minimum blood quantum, any citizen of the United States who is regarded as an Alaska Native by the Native village or...
Стр. 215 - The United States Government acts as a legal trustee for the land and water rights of American Indians. These rights are often of critical economic importance to the Indian people; frequently they are also the subject of extensive legal dispute.
Стр. 287 - If a majority of all eligible Natives 18 years of age or older who are not permanent residents of Alaska elect, pursuant to subsection 5(c) of the Act, to be enrolled in a 13th region for Natives who are nonresidents of Alaska...
Стр. 103 - Act or of cash in order to equalize the values of properties exchanged pursuant to subsection 22 (f) shall not be subject to any form of Federal, State or local taxation.
Стр. 205 - In all States and Territories where there are reservations or allotted Indians the United States District Attorney shall represent them in all suits at law and in equity.
Стр. 221 - Indian tribe or group was a party, and the appropriate department of the Government of the United States shall give to the attorneys for all tribes or groups full and free access to such letters, papers, documents, maps, or records as may be useful to said attorneys in the preparation of any claim instituted hereunder, and shall afford facilities for the examination of the same and, upon written request by said attorneys, shall furnish certified copies thereof.

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