79th Congress, 2d Session
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This United States (US) public law, also known as US Public Law 79-726, passed on August 13, 1946 to establish the Indian Claims Commission. The Claims Commission, which operated from 1946 to 1978, served as an intermediary between Indigenous people in the United States and the US Court of Claims to help process the volume of claims filed against the United States for treaty violations and other grievances related to the conduct of the US government.
Letter from Representative Charles R. Robertson to Ernest L. Wilkinson Regarding Indian Claims Commission, August 26, 1946
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An Act to Create an Indian Claims Commission to Provide for the Powers, Duties, and Functions Thereof, and for Other Purposes Public Law 726. US Statutes at Large 60, (1946): 1049-1056. https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/169/.
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