Location: Jocko Reservation

Jocko Reservation

Flathead Agency Report of Special Agent Horatio L. Seward on the Indians of the Jocko reservation, Flathead agency, Montana, December 1890, and January 1891. Names of Indian tribes or parts of tribes occupying said reservation: 1The statements giving tribes, areas, and laws for agencies are from the Report of the Commissioner or Indian Affairs, 1800, pages 434-445. The population is a result of the census. Bitter Root, Carlos band, Flathead, Kutenay, Lower Kalispal, and Pend d’Oreille. The unallotted area of this reservation is 1,433,600 acres, or 2,240 square miles. The reservation has been partly surveyed. It was established, altered,...

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Kalispel Indians

Kalispel Indians. On Pend Oreille River and Lake, Priest Lake, and the lower course of Clark’s Fork. They were said to have extended east-ward to Thompson Lake and Horse Plains and to have hunted over some of the Salmon River country, Canada, and were formerly said to have extended to Flathead Lake and Missoula.

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Flathead Indians of Bitter Root Valley Montana

Extracts from Senate Executive Document #231 of the 51st Congress, 1st Session concerning Flathead Indian Allotments in Montana, 1889. In 1890 the United States removed the Flathead Indians from the Bitter Root Valley to the Jocko Reservation in Montana. The Indians who gave their consent to the release of the Flathead lands are listed in this document along with the relating acts and supporting documents that we have found. The Bitter Root Valley Lands These lands lie in nine different townships, the extreme tracts being 24 miles apart. The allotters had the privilege either to accept the land so diminished or to select other lands. Act of June 5, 1872 An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians from the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana. Report Commissioner Garfield, November 15, 1872. (See Annual Report for 1872, p. 109.) The above act is amended as to the payment of the annual installments and the purchase of land provided in section 2 by the act of Feb. 11, 1874, 18 Stat., 15, and as to the lands allotted to individual Indians by the acts of March 2, 1889, post, p. 326, and July 1, 1898, post, p. 667, providing for the sale of such lands with the consent of the allottees and the removal of the Indians to the Jocko Reservation. Carlos’ Agreement Certification...

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