- Carl Leith if ya follow this more closely ..we will get a lesson in what your rights actually are...the Mississippi Sioux Judgment was consolidated from several dockets ...only only 2 of those dockets was paid out DKT 363 ..that was for land in Mn that was held in common with the Sisseton Wahpeton Bands with the 1858 treaties..if anybody or their elected representive council took payment for that you most likely gave up your rights to the council ..the other was mentioned by the court of claims and that was the judgment for the restoration of annuities in 1917 that had McLaughlin compile the 1922 McLaughlin Roll...offsets were deducted against the Santee Sioux and the remainder was paid out in cash ..the ppl who weren't enrolled anywhere were paid out in cash...including those in Mn that had no reservation til 1936
- Carl Leith these say recognized title...cant get clearer than that...Docket 359
the Medawakanton and Wahpakoota have a recognized title to and an undivided
interest with the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of Mississippi Sioux in
Royce Area 153 by virtue of the Treaty of August 19, 1825, 7 Stat. 272,
at Prairie des Chien. The Medawakanton and Wahpacoota bands ceded their interest in Royce Area 153 under the treaty of July 15, 1830, 7 Stat. 328.
(Royce Area 153. This tract was ceded under Article 3 of the Treaty
of July 15, 1830, 7 Stat. 328, by the four bands of Mississippi Sioux, which area is situated in northern Iowa and comprises about two million acres.
Royce Area 153 is the subject of claims asserted by the petitioners
Medawakanton and Wahpakoota Sioux in Docket 359.)
Docket 360, the Medawakanton band has recognized title under the aforementioned 1825 treaty to that part of Royce Area 243 west of a line drawn from the mouth of the Black River to that point described as half a day's march below the Chippewa Falls.
(Royce Area 243. With the exception of that portion lying east of
a line beginning at the mouth of the Black River and terminating at at the point described in Article 5 of the 1825 Prairie des Chien Treaty as "half a day's march below the Falls of the Chippewa River," this tract contains over 4 million acres in east central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin.
Royce Area 243 was ceded by the Medawakanton Sioux under the Treaty of
September 29, 1837, 7 Stat. 538, and is the subject of the claims asserted
by the petitioners, Medawakanton and Wahpakoota Sioux in Docket 360,)
Docket 361-Mdewakanton Sioux have proven aboriginal title to all lands involved in the transactions known as "Pike's Purchase.
the St. Croix Tract at the mouth of the St. Croix River-nine miles square-51,840 acres
a tract beginning at the confluence of the St. Peters River and the Mississippi River
extending up the Mississippi River to include the falls of St. Anthony
9 miles by 18 miles-103,680 acres...agreement Sept 23,1805
Dockets 142-362, the four bands of Mississippi Sioux have recognized title under the aforementioned 1825 treaty to all of Royce Area 289, which they ceded to the United States under the 185L Treaties of Mendota and Traverse des Sioux
(Royce Area 289. This cession contains about 25 million acres in
southern Minnesota, northern Iowa, and a small portion in eastern South Dakota. The area was ceded to the United States by the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands under the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux of July 23, 1851, 10 Stat. 949,
and the Medawakanton and Wahpakoota bands under the Treaty of Mendota of August 5, 1851, 10 Stat. 954. Royce Area 289 is the subject of the principal claim asserted by the four bands of Mississippi Sioux in Dockets 142 and 362.
Docket 363, the Medawakanton and Wahpakoota
Sioux have a reservation title to Royce Area 413, which was confirmed unto said Indians by the Senate Resolution of June 27, 1860, 12 Stat. 1042, and which area was ceded by them to the United States by the Treaty of June 19, 1858, 12 Stat. 1031.
(Royce Area 413, is a tract of land containing about 320,000 acres
that is located on the north side of the Minnesota River i n southwestern Minnesota. It was ceded to the United States by the Medawakantons and Wahpakootas under the Treaty of June 19, 1858, 12 Stat. 1031. The Commission has found that as of the effective date of the 1858 Treaty of Cession, the Mdewakanton and Wahpakoota bands had good title to Royce Area 413, which title was confirmed unto these Indians by statute in 1860
On June 19, 1958, the Medawakantons and Wahpakoota bands, by treaty, ceded their part of the reservation on the north side of the Minnesota River
(12 Stat. 1031). This is Royce Area 413. Under this treaty, the lands
on the south side were confirmed unto the Medawakanton and Wahpakoota bands. (The Sisseton and Wahpeton bands executed a similar treaty of cession on June 19, 1858, 12 Stat. 1037, and were also confirmed an interest in the reservation lands on the south side of the Minnesota River). The reservation on the south side of the Minnesota River is known as Royce Area 440
- Carl Leith cant abrogate them without consent of both parties...only 5 Dakota Chiefs abrogated the treaties they had signed with consent and they and their descendants would acquire the same rights and privileges of a US Citizen