Allotments to Indians on White Earth Reservation, Minnesota.

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Indians of North America -- Minnesota, Allotment of land, White Earth Indian Reservation (M
Other titlesAllotments to Indians on White Earth Reservation
SeriesH.rp.2460
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs
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White Earth Indian Reservation Register, A register that appears to have been used to keep track of new enrollees on the reservation who may have been eligible for allotments (pp.

), including a death register for January thru May (10 entries, pp. Bureau of Indian Affairs Allotment Records Allotment Records For a time, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) was responsible for administering the financial affairs of American Indians.

As a result, the BIA created numerous allotment records that document land, finances, goods, and properties disbursed by the Agency.

These records describe transactions including actions. White Earth Agency, White Earth, Minnesota Letters Received from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Registers of Letters Received from the Bureau of Indian Affairs,Correspondence, Copies of Letters Received from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Letters Sent to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Letters Sent to the U.

The White Earth Reservation containsacres and is located in the northwestern Minnesota. It encompasses all of Mahnomen County and portions of Becker, and Clearwater Counties. The reservation is located 68 miles east of Fargo and miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Tribal headquarters is located in White Earth, Minnesota.

Allotments to Indians on White Earth Reservationwhen the Indian Agency was established at White Earth, Agent Edward Smith reported about people had arrived at White Earth.

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Bythere were about people on the reservation. In the following years many other mixed blood families made their way to the reservation, most settling near the Agency. White Earth Reservation. White Earth was established by an treaty between the Ojibwe and Congress, with the idea that all Minnesota Ojibwe, except members of the Red Lake band, would live there.

The area was a square—36 miles on each side—comprising 36 townships and 1, square miles in Becker, Clearwater, and Mahnomen Size: 5MB.

Minnesota Historical Society Powell, Ransom Judd, Ransom Judd Powell papers. undated and Materials in English. Ojibwe genealogical and census records, land allotment rolls, transcripts of legal testimony, correspondence, notes, abstracts of title, plats, deeds, and other papers stemming from Powell's involvement with the White Earth Reservation as (1) a.

Source: The Day Book (Chicago, IL) Novem ; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman. Paul, Minn.-Through U. Circuit Court ruling every Chippewa Indian on White Allotments to Indians on White Earth Reservation reservation who has identifiable drop of white blood in veins will be empowered to.

This compelling interdisciplinary history of an Anishinaabe community at the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota offers a subtle and sophisticated look at changing social, economic, and political relations among the Anishinaabeg and reveals how cultural forces outside of 5/5(1).

His "papers in the Minnesota Historical Society's Division of Library and Archives relate to Powell's involvement with the Ojibwe (Chippewa) Indians of the White Earth (Minnesota) Reservation 1) as a member of government commission established by Congress in to compile a roll of land allotments within the White Earth Reservation and.

InMinnesota Congressman Knute Nelson sponsored legislation to consolidate all the Ojibwe at White Earth and assign acre allotments (first authorized by the Dawes Act of ) to individual Indians. BLACK SPOT IN WHITE EARTH RESERVATION Gull Lake and Twin Lake Chippewas Have Foresworn All Labor and Progress and Are Sadly Behind the Times—Mille Lacs Indians, Soon to Be Moved, Will Have Allotments Near Them.

Special to The Journal. White Earth Agency, Minn, Dec. 3 — The fact that the Mille Lacs Indians are.

His involvement with the Ojibwe (Chippewa) Indians of the White Earth (Minnesota) Reservation) as a member of government commission established by Congress in to compile a roll and land allotments within the White Earth Reservation and determine the blood status of each allottee's.

FHL films Harold Hickerson. Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society, No circulation to Family History Centers. Papers include genealogies, censuses, correspondence, and other records collected by the lawyer for lumber companies that bought White Earth Reservation land.

A research study of one Ojibwa family from Minnesota’s White Earth reservation is in. An act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota (; 25 Stat.

), commonly known as the Nelson Act ofwas a United States federal law intended to relocate all the Anishinaabe people in Minnesota to the White Earth Indian Reservation in the western part of the state, and to expropriate the vacated reservations for sale to. to the White Earth Reservation where land allotments were to be made to them, according to provisions of the Dawes Act of The Red Lake Indians were to receive allotments on their own reserve.

After the allotments were made, the remaining lands on the res­ ervations were to be classified as agricultura pine- l or land and Size: 1MB.

Reservation: Leech Lake Tribes: Cass Lake, Pillager, and Lake Winnibigoshish bands of Chippewa Acres: Established by: Treaty of Feb. (X, ); Executive orders, Nov. 4,and act of Jan. 14, (XXV, ), 37, acres were allotted to Indians, and acres reserved for agency and school purposes; 1, acres were allotted to 17 Cass Lake Indians, and.

As Indians lost title to their allotments through fraud and corruption, the ownership of reservation lands passed to non-Natives. By the s, Indians owned less than ten percent of the White Earth Reservation, four percent of the Leech Lake Reservation, and. —Mark Diedrich in Chief Hole-in-the-Day and the Chippewa Disturbance, Minnesota Monthly, Spring Secondly, by allotting reservation land to individual families, the U.S.

attempted in the Treaty of to replace the centuries-old spiritual connection of Ojibwe people to. An amendment to the bill altered the consolidation policy, however, and permitted the Red Lake Reservation to remain closed or unallotted to individual tribal members; it also allowed other Ojibway to take up allotments on their old reservation lands rather than at White Earth.

By White Earth had become the home of 3, of the state's. Full text of "White Earth Reservation. 1[] Hearings Before the Committee on " See other formats.

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Although there were only three allotments openly issued by the B.I.A. to Indians at Red Lake, people who had been allotted at White Earth, Leech Lake, Turtle Mountain, and on the Ahnishinahbæó t jibway land called Chippewa Reservations in Eastern Minnesota and Wisconsin were moved to Red Lake and became categorized as Red Lake Chippewa.

Get this from a library. Message from the President of the United States: transmitting communication from the Secretary of the Interior, with papers relating to Chippewa Indians in Minnesota. [Grover Cleveland; United States. President ( Cleveland); United States. Department of the Interior.].

Free US Indian Census Rolls Online – While not searchable, the rolls of the National Archives Publication M are now online for free. For the most part, these rolls dated after were done in alphabetical order and were typewritten – this should help.

Gutenberg e-book project - Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-west Territories, by Alexander Morris Earth Circles Minnesota - link page "First Peoples Worldwide" KFAI Native American Resources Library of Congress Indian Land Cessions in the United States, - - maps Edward S.

Curtis photographs. – Congress passes the Nelson Act, which seeks to move Ojibwe populations to allotments of land on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota, but also allows them to take allotments on their own reservations.

All other Chippewa in the state were to relocate on the White Earth Reservation and to take their allotments there. All agricultural lands remaining after allotment were to be sold for $ per acre.

By the treaty of Ma (16 Stat. at L. ), creating the White Earth Indian Reservation, the Chippewas of the Mississippi ceded all their land in Minnesota, except certain described tracts, to the United States, and the government set apart the White Earth Reservation for their use, and provision was made for the certification to each.

PDF | On Nov 1,David L. Beaulieu and others published Curly Hair and Big Feet: Physical Anthropology and the Implementation of Land Allotment on the White Earth Chippewa Reservation |.

Those who chose to move to White Earth increased the wide range of diversity already present there. Ultimately, the Dawes Act resulted in the loss of approximately 90 million acres of land previously held in common by American Indian nations.

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The first allotments were made at White Earth inwith 4, allotments being authorized that : Jill Doerfler.

The Indian reservation system established tracts of land called reservations for Native Americans to live on as white settlers took over their land. The main goals of Indian reservations were to."That all restrictions as to the sale, incumbrance, or taxation for allotments within the White Earth Reservation in the State of Minnesota, now or hereafter held by adult mixed-blood Indians, are hereby removed, and the trust deeds heretofore or hereafter executed by the Department for such allotments are hereby declared to pass the title in.

The House Committee was more conciliatory and proceeded to amend the agreement by allowing Indians living on the ceded northern portion of the reservation to take eighty acre allotments there, in accordance with the amendment to the Dawes Act ofor move to the unoccupied lands of the diminished reserve.