Colville Termination: Hearings ... Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1413 ... April 5 and 6, 1965
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965 - Colville Indians - 249 pages
Considers S. 1413 and related H.R. 6331, to terminate Federal supervision of the Confederated Tribes of Colville Indians in Washington, to terminate all Indian-related services, and to settle associated land claims.
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Page 144 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.
Page 4 - ... enter the United States shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be imprisoned for not more than two years.
Page 121 - Thereafter individual members of the tribe shall not be entitled to any of the services performed by the United States for Indians because of their status as Indians...
Page 6 - Indians, all statutes of the United States which affect Indians because of their status as Indians shall no longer be applicable to the members of the tribe, and the laws of the several States shall apply to the tribe and its members in the same manner as they apply to other citizens or persons within their jurisdiction.
Page 71 - The foregoing was duly enacted by the Colville Business Council by a vote of 10 for and 0 against, under authority contained in article V, section l(a) of the constitution of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, ratified by the Colville Indians on February 26, 1938, and approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on April 19, 1938.
Page 7 - ... to earn a livelihood, to conduct their own affairs, and to assume their responsibilities as citizens without special services because of their status as Indians.
Page 13 - The subject of this legislation is not a matter for which the Department of Justice has primary responsibility, and accordingly we make no recommendation as to the enactment of the bill.
Page 144 - No law shall be passed granting to any citizen, class of citizens or corporation, privileges or immunities which upon the same terms shall not equally belong to all citizens or corporations.
Page 6 - That no member shall be declared to be in need of assistance in conducting his affairs unless the Secretary determines that such member does not have sufficient ability, knowledge, experience, and judgment to enable him to manage his business affairs, including the administration, use, investment, and disposition of any property turned over to such member and the income and proceeds therefrom, with such reasonable degree of prudence and wisdom as will be apt to prevent him from losing such property...