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1892: Amendment to the Mission Indians Relief Act

This amendment authorized the Secretary to carry out the recommendations of the Mission Indian Commission concerning exchange of lands with private individuals (27 Stat.61-62, c.139) as recommended in the Smiley Report. An Act of March 2, 1917, authorized the President to extend the trust period on lands held in trust for Mission bands or villages in California and directed the Secretary to make allotments to the Mission Indians in areas, as provided in an act of June 29, 1910 (38 Stat.859), instead of as provided in the act of January 12, 1891, above (39 Stat. 976, c.146, Section 3)

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