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108 STAT. 4570 PUBLIC LAW 103-435—NOV. 2, 1994 activity (as defined in section 3(8) of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (25 U.S.C. 2703(8))).". SEC. 9. RECONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN EXCESS LANDS. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Congress finds that the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma has determined the lands described in subsection (b) to be excess to their needs and should be returned to the original Indian grantors or their heirs. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept transfer of title from the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma of its interest in the lands described in subsection (b). (b) PERSONS AND LANDS. —The lands and individuals referred to in subsection (a) are as follows: (1) To the United States of America in trust for Sadie Davis, now Tyner, or her heirs or devisees, the Surface and Surface Rights only in and to the SEy4SEy4SEy4SEy4 of section 28, Township 17 North, Range 6 East of the Indian Meridian, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, containing 2.50 acres, more or less. (2) To the United States of America in trust for Mabel Wakole, or her heirs or devisees, the Surface and Surface Rights only in and to the NEy4NEy4 of Lot 6 of NWy4 of section 14, Township 11 North, Range 4 East of the Indian Meridian, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, containing 2.50 acres, more or less. SEC. 10. TITLE I OF PUBLIC LAW 97-459, PERTAINING TO THE DEVILS LAKE SIOUX TRIBE. Paragraph (1) of section 108(a) of title I of Public Law 97- 459 (96 Stat. 2515) is amended by striking out "of the date of death of the decedent" and inserting in lieu thereof "after the date on which the Secretary's determination of the heirs of the decedent becomes final". SEC. 11. NORTHERN CHEYENNE LAND TRANSFER. (a) IN GENERAL.— Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, the Secretary of the Interior or an authorized representative of the Secretary (referred to in this section as the "Secretary") is hereby authorized and directed to transfer by deed to Lame Deer High School District No. 6, Rosebud County, Montana (referred to in this section as the "School District"), all right, title, and interest of the United States and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe (referred to in this section as the "Tribe") in and to the lands described in this subsection (referred to in this section as "Subject Lands"), to be held and used by the School District for the exclusive purpose of constructing and operating thereon a public high school and related facilities. The Subject Lands consist of a tract of approximately 40 acres within the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, more particularly described as follows: A tract of land located in the Wy2SEy4 and the Ey2SWy4 of section 10, Township 3 South, Range 41 East, M.P.M., described as follows: Beginning at the south V4 corner of said section 10, thence south 89 degrees 56 minutes west 393.31 feet on and along the south line of said section 10 to the true point of beginning, thence south 89 degrees 56 minutes west 500.0 feet on and along said section line, thence north 00 degrees 00 minutes east, 575.0 feet, thence north 54 degrees 9 minutes 22 seconds east 2382.26 feet, thence south 23 degrees 44 minutes 21 seconds east 622.56 feet, thence south 51 degrees