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(SENECA INDIAN RELOCATION)

HEARINGS SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS

BEFORE THE

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OF THE

COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 1794, H.R. 3343 and H.R. 7354 BILLS TO AUTHORIZE THE ACQUISITION OF AND THE PAYMENT FOR A FLOWAGE EASEMENT AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY OVER LANDS WITHIN THE ALLEGANY INDIAN RESERVATION IN NEW YORK, REQUIRED BY THE UNITED STATES FOR THE ALLEGHENY RIVER (KINZUA DAM) PROJECT, TO

CIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE MEMBERS

OF THE SENECA NATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MAY 18, JULY 15, 16, AUGUST 8, 9, 12, 19 AND 20, OCTOBER 31,

NOVEMBER 1, DECEMBER 9 AND 10, 1963
SALAMANCA, N.Y., AND WASHINGTON, D.C.

Serial No. 6

Printed for the use of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs

C.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1964

COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

WAYNE N. ASPINALL, Colorado, Chairman
F . O'BRIEN, New York

JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania
WATER ROGERS, Texas

J. ERNEST WHARTON, New Yor ANASA. HALEY, Florida

E. Y. BERRY, South Dakota
F VONDSON, Oklahoma

JACK WESTLAND, Washington
TIR S. BARING, Nevada

CRAIG HOSMER, California
MENAS G. MORRIS, New Mexico

J. EDGAR CHENOWETH, Colorad
J. RIVERS, Alaska

JOHN KYL, Iowa
RTA TAYLOR, North Carolina

HOMER E. ABELE, Ohio
T . JOHNSON, California

JOE SKUBITZ, Kansas
I. CAREY, New York

CHARLOTTE T. REID, Ilinois
VIRIS K UDALL, Arizona

LAURENCE J. BURTON, Utah A BETH KEE, West Virginia

ROGERS C. B. MORTON, Maryland KTR BERTS, Texas

PATRICK MINOR MARTIN, Califois ROSERT B. DUNCAN, Oregon

MARK ANDREWS, North Dakota
ANTTON I WHITE, Idaho
SX MARSH, JR., Virginia

A. FERNOS-ISERN
VARD R. ROYBAL, California

(Resident Commissioner), Puerto Rico **NAS P. GILL, Hawaii

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS

JAMES A. HALEY, Florida, Chairman SA ENNONDSON, Oklahoma

JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania TSONAS G. MORRIS, New Mexico

J. ERNEST WHARTON, New York NTA TAYLOR, North Carolina

E. Y. BERRY, South Dakota NORRIS K, UDALL, Arizona

HOMER E. ABELE, Ohio
CONPTON I. WHITE, Idaho

CHARLOTTE T. REID, Illinois
HX O. MARSH, JR., Virginia

PATRICK MINOR MARTIN, California STWARD R. ROYBAL, California

MARK ANDREWS,1 North Dakota THOMAS P. GILL, Hawaii

J. L. TAYLOR, Consultant on Indian Affairs

1 Appointed October 30, 1963, vice Hjalmar C. Nygaard (North Dakota) deceased July 18, 1963.

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Hearings held on

Page

May 18, 1963.

July 15, 1963.

85

July 16, 1963.

167

August 8, 1963.

207

August 9, 1963

225

August 12, 1963.

289

August 19, 1963-

331

August 20, 1963.

369

October 31, 1963.

395

November 1, 1963-

415

December 9, 1963-

447

December 10, 1963.-

473

Text of -

H.R. 1794.--

H.R. 1794 as ordered reported...

H.R. 8916 ---

House Joint Resolution 703, 86th Congress-
Summary of House Joint Resolution 703..
Summary of actions on the Allegheny Reservoir re House Joint Reso-

lution 703. -----

Departmental reports:

Army, Department of:

Report dated June 23, 1960..

Report dated July 12, 1963..-

Interior, Department of:

Report dated June 22, 1960.-

Report dated July 12, 1963.--

-- 94, 289

Statement of:

Anoushian, Ralph, Brill Engineering Corp..

Berge, Woodrow L., Acting Director of Real Estate, Office of the

Chief of Engineers, Department of the Army -------------- 96, 167, 208

Billy, De Forrest, Salamanca, N.Y.-.

60

Bobseine, Lois B., Ivory, Cattaraugus County, N.Y

26

Carney, Sidney, Bureau of Indian Affairs.------

291

Case, Hughson L., Franklinville, N.Y.---

Casey, c.°C., Chief, Planning and Purchase Office, Chief of Engineers 96,

167

de Melker, Col. Bert, district engineer, U.S. Army engineer district,

Pittsburgh, Pa...

------ 96, 167, 208, 415, 447

Gurnee, Mark, Chief, Operations Division, Chief of Engineers .... 96, 167

Haines, Robert L., chairman, steering committee, Indian Committee

of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers) -------- 251

Halford, Leslie, Salamanca, N.Y...

Harmon, Halsey W., project engineer, Pittsburgh district, U.S. Army

Engineers..

------- 96, 167

Hart, Loney W., Chief, Legislative Services Office, Chief of Engineers. 96,

167, 208, 398, 415, 447, 473

Heron, George D., president, Seneca Nation..-- --------- 21, 49, 398, 415

Holmes, Graham, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Indian Affairs,

Department of the Interior -------------------- 291, 398, 415, 447, 473

Kennedy, Lafayette, Irving, N.Y..

King, Russell, Cattaraugus Reservation, N.Y...

-- -- 78

Layton, Lawrence A., district counsel, U.S. Army engineer district,

Pittsburgh, Pa.--------------

--- 96, 167

Lazarus, Arthur, Jr., general counsel for Seneca Nation..

- 341,

369, 398, 415, 447, 473

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Statement of—Continued

Locke, Paul E., liaison representative, U.S. Army engineer district, Page

Pittsburgh, Pa....

96, 167

Nash, Dr. Philleo, Commissioner, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Depart-

ment of the Interior.-

291

Neill, J. A., Chief, Engineering Division, U.S. Army engineer district,

Pittsburgh, Pa-

----- 96, 167

Patterson, Donald, Perrysburg, N.Y
Printup, Maribel, Salamanca, N.Y
Printup, Wayne, Salamanca, N.Y.
Robbins, Clyde D., Salamanca, N.Y.

28, 36
Salzberg, Karl I., Olean, N.Y ------
Stark, Peter, Brill Engineering Corp.-
Stoffer, Dema, Salamanca, N.Y...
Taylor, Walter G., representative to the Seneca Nation of Indians

from the Indian Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of
Friends (Quakers)-----

--- 251, 324

Underhill, Dr. A. Heaton, Assistant Director, Bureau of Outdoor

Recreation, Department of the Interior

331

Van Aerman, Edna, Allegany, N.Y.

Van Aerman, Kenneth, Salamanca, N.Y.-

47

Wade, Leighton T., Olean, N.Y---

Waters, Somerset, Brill Engineering Corp

225

Williams, Basil, Salamanca, N.Y
Zaprowski, Carl, Salamanca, N.Y..

Zimmerman, Ethel S., Salamanca, N.Y ---

Data submitted for the record:

Analysis of Brill Engineering Corp. preliminary report prepared by

Bureau of Indian Affairs

308

Analysis of individual non-Indian land ownership --

323

Answers to questions submitted by Chairman Haley prepared by the

Corps of Engineers...

218

Attorneys' contracts and approval documents--

476

Court decision citations re Seneca Nation_

Flowage easement forms, Corps of Engineers

108

Joint land acquisition policies Departments of the Army and In-

terior.---------------------------------------------------- 129

Justification of recreation development program expenditure.-------
Letters from:

President George Washington, dated December 29, 1790.-
President John F. Kennedy to Mr. Basil Williams, president, Seneca

Nation, dated August 9, 1961.--

Arthur Lazarus, Jr., to Edward Van Ness, office of Governor Rocke-

feller, dated February 6, 1963----

Hon. Wayne N. Aspinall, chairman, House Committee on Interior

and Insular Affairs to Hon. Robert S. McNamara, Secretary of

Defense, dated February 8, 1963.--.

Hon. Wayne N. Aspinall, chairman, House Committee on Interior

and Insular Affairs, to Hon. Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the

Interior, dated February 8, 1963.-

- --- 137

Col. D. A. Phelan, Director of Real Estate, Corps of Engineers, to

Hon. Wayne N. Aspinall, dated February 19, 1963......

137

W. N. Fenton, assistant commissioner of the New York State Museum,

to Hon. James A. Haley, chairman, Subcommittee on Indian Affairs,

dated June 19, 1963.---

79

Richard B. Congdon, executive secretary, Salamanca Board of Trade,
to Hon. James A. Haley, dated July 16, 1963.-------

81

Marcus J. Ware to Hon. Compton I. White, Jr., dated August 6, 1963. 315

Clyde D. Robbins, director, Cattaraugus County Planning Board, to

House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee, dated August 8,

1963.-.-

-----------------------

315

Mrs. C. A. Andrews, Maple Heights, Ohio, to Hon. James A. Haley,

dated November 14, 1963.--- .002LLLLL

469

Hon. James A. Haley, chairman, Subcommittee on Indian Affairs to

Mrs. C. A. Andrews, Maple Heights, Ohio, dated November 29,

1963-----

469

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