Payment to the Osage Tribe of Indians on account of their lands sold by the United States.
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Payment to the Osage Tribe of Indians on account of their lands sold by the United States.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Expenditures, Public,
  • Indians of North America -- Land tenure,
  • Osage Indians

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Other titlesPayment to Osage Indians on account of their lands sold by United States
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination3 p.
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Open LibraryOL16176982M

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  Most Indian tribes were devastated by these relocations, including some of the Southern Sioux tribes like the Kansa, whose population of 1, was reduced to only following their . The payment of moneys to these Indians is made to the head of the family. If he has eight children and a wife he gets $ a year and is virtually the owner of acres of land. The birth of a child 1b regarded as a blessing by the Osage tribe. Mr. Osage does not take amiably to . Kansas) in trust for the benefit of the Osages (the “Osage Trust Lands”). The Treaty specifically barred the Osage Ceded Lands from homestead entry and pre-emption sales. The Osage Trust Lands were to be sur-veyed and sold at no less than $ per acre. These ces-sions left the Osage tribe with million acres in southern Kansas, the Osage Diminished Reserve.8File Size: KB. 5 Fee title to trust land is held by the United States of America in trust for the beneficial interest of the tribe. There are also individual trust lands held similarly for the benefit of individual Indians; those lands are not within the scope of this paper. Trust land cannot be encumbered or sold by the tribe without theFile Size: KB.

On Nov. 10, , by a treaty with the United States concluded at Ft Clark, Kansas, near Kansas City, Missouri, the Osage ceded to the United States all their lands east of a line running due south from Ft Clark to Arkansas river, and also all of their lands west of Missouri river, the whole comprising the larger part of what is now the state. Since the 17th century, the Osage tribe claimed land from Missouri west to the Rockies. With the Louisiana Purchase, the tribe was forced to cede land to accommodate the flood of western expansion. In Chronicle One of Grann's book, the history of the tribe is laid out/5(K). Each member of the Osage tribe received quarterly royalty payments, and as the years progressed, so did the number of digits on their check, growing into the hundreds and then the thousands of. The ‘rich Osage’ became figures of fun and curiosity in newspaper accounts. But their sudden wealth made them prime targets for price-gougers and scammers from all over the country.

governing the lands of the Osage Nation; and 3. The General Allotment Act which applies to all other tribes. The legal basis for the federal government’s control of Indian lands is found in the Constitution of the United States. The federal government has complete jurisdiction over Indian tribes and their lands File Size: KB. The United States agreed to pay the Osage Nation, in consideration of the cession, yearly annuities to the amount of $7, for twenty years; also to provide for them stock, farming utensils, a person to teach them agriculture, and a blacksmith; to build for each of the four principal chiefs a comfortable and commodious dwelling-house, and to pay any debts which citizens of the United States, members of .   In the early s, the Osage had been driven from their lands in Kansas onto a rocky, presumably worthless reservation in northeastern Oklahoma, only to discover, decades later, that this land was sitting above some of the largest oil deposits in the United States. To obtain that oil, prospectors had to pay the Osage for leases and royalties/5(62). Their village was set up, on their return, where Pike found it when he ascended the Osage on his way to the Pawnee country. Fort Osage, afterwards Fort Clark, where Sibley, Mo., now is, was established in October, , as a protection to the Osage Indians, as cited in the preamble of the treaty of Novem , with the tribe.