US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations


58th Congress, 2d Session



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This 1904 reprint of President Benjamin Harrison’s 1892 Executive Order was transcribed and published in vol. I of Charles Kappler’s Indian Affairs. Laws and Treaties. Signed on June 17, 1892, this executive order increased the size of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation by withdrawing a portion of Township 147 from sale or settlement.

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Executive order, reservation, North Dakota, legal rights, title, public domain, township

Geographic Subjects

North Dakota, Township 147, Missouri River, Fort Stevenson, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation

Organizations Referenced

United States government, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, MHA Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes, the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold Indian Reservation

People Referenced

Charles J. Kappler, Benj. Harrison, Benjamin Harrison


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American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | Political History | United States History

President Harrison's Executive Order, 1892 (Kappler)



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