Wyoming Indian Reservations

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There is one indian reservation in Wyoming.

Wyoming Indian Reservations

 


Reservation: Wind River
Tribes: Northern Arapaho and Eastern Band of Shoshoni.
Acres: 95, 307
Established by:

Treaty of July 3, 1868 (xv, 673); acts of June 22, 1874 (xviIi, 166), and Dec. 15, 1874 (xviii, 291); Executive order, May 21, 1887; agreement made Apr. 21, 1896, amended and accepted by act of June 7,1896 (xxx, 93); amendment accepted by Indians July 10, 1897. Act of Mar. 3, 1905, ratifying and amending agreement with Indians of Apr. 21, 1904 (xxxiii, 1016). President’s proclamation, June 2,1906, opening ceded part to settlement. It contains 1,472,844.15 acres, leaving in diminished reservation 282,115.85 acres; allotted therein to 358 Indians, 34,010.49 acres. Reserved for Mail Camp, 120 acres; reserved for Mail Camp Park, 40 acres; reserved for bridge purposes, 40 acres. Subject to disposition under President’s proclamation, 1.438,633.66 acres. 92.44 acres reserved by Secretary to complete allotments to Indians on ceded part. Of the diminished reserve, 185,016.65 acres were allotted to 1,781 Indians, and 1,792.05 acres were reserved for agency, school, church, and cemetery purposes, under acts of Feb.8,1887 (xxiv, 388), as amended by act of Feb. 28,1891 (xxvi, 794), and treaty of July 3, 1868 (xv, 673), leaving unallotted and unreserved 95,307.15 acres.