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56 STAT.] INTER-AMERICAN-INDIAN INSTITUTE-NOV. 29, 1940 Convention between the United States of America and certain other American republics respecting the Inter-American Indian Institute. Openedfor signatureat Mexico City from November 1 to December 31, 1940; signed for the United States of America November 29, 1940; ratificationadvised by the Senate of the United States May 26, 1941; ratified by the President of the United States June 6, 1941; ratification of the United States of America deposited with the Government of Mexico August 1, 1941; proclaimed by the President of the United States February 12, 1942. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS a Convention Providing for the Creation of an Inter- American Indian Institute, which was opened for signature by the American Governments from November 1 to December 31, 1940, at the City of Mexico, was signed by the respective plenipotentiaries of the United States of America, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, and Peru, on November 29, 1940, and by the plenipotentiary of Bolivia on December 18, 1940, and was adhered to by Nicaragua on April 18, 1941, Panama on May 26, 1941, and Para- guay on June 17, 1941, a duly certified copy whereof in the Spanish, English, Portuguese, and French languages, is word for word as follows: November 29, 1940 [T. 8.978] 1303