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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 529-JULY 1, 1946 that the Shoshone and Arapahoe Tribes of Wyoming may not exceed $8 per diem and when in the District of Columbia or Chicago, Illi- nois, $10 per diem as heretofore provided, $25,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the particular tribe interested: Provided, That no part of this appropriation, or of any other appro- priation contained in this Act, shall be available for expenses of members of tribal councils, business committees, or other tribal organizations, when in the District of Columbia or Chicago, Illinois, for more than an eight-day period, unless the Secretary shall in writ- ing approve a longer period. Relief of needy Indians (tribal funds): For the relief of Indians in need of assistance, including cash grants; the purchase of subsist- ence supplies, clothing, and household goods; medical, burial, hous- ing, transportation, and all other necessary expenses, $75,000, pay- able from funds on deposit to the credit of the particular tribe con- cerned: Provided, That expenditures hereunder may be made with- out regard to section 3709, Revised Statutes, or to the Act of May 27, 1930 (46 Stat. 391), as amended. Compensation and expenses of attorneys (tribal funds): For com- pensation and expenses of attorneys employed by various tribes of Indians under contracts to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $22,980, payable from funds on deposit in the United States Treasury to the credit of the particular Indian tribe concerned. That there is hereby appropriated out of funds in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Indians of California, the sum of $10,000, to remain available until expended, to be used to pay attorneys for the said Indians for services or expenses incurred under and in accordance with any contract of employment which may be approved by the Secretary of the Interior. Purchase and lease of lands (tribal funds) : For the purchase of land and improvements on land; lease of lands and water rights; and neces- sary expenses incident thereto, $304,000, payable from funds held in trust for the particular tribe concerned, to remain available until expended: Provided,That title to any lands or improvements so pur- chased shall be taken in the name of the United States in trust for the tribe for which purchased: Providedfurther That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the acquisition of land or water rights within the States of Nevada and Oregon either inside or outside the boundaries of existing Indian reservations. Industrial assistance (tribal funds): For advances to individual members of the tribes for the construction of homes and for the pur- chase of land, seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, building material, and other equipment and supplies; and for advances to old, disabled, or indigent Indians for their support and burial, and Indians having irrigable allotments to assist them in the development and cultivation thereof, to be immediately available, $326,375, payable from tribal funds as follows: Northern Idaho, Idaho, $50,000; Kiowa Agency (Apache, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians) for loans to veterans at not to exceed $2,500 each upon approval of the tribal council, $50,000; Flandreau, South Dakota, $1,375; Yakima, Washington, $100,000; Colorado River, Arizona, $12,000; Hoopa Valley, California, $3,000; Colville, Washington, $50,000; Menominee, Wisconsin, $60,000; and the unexpended balances of funds available under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1946 are hereby continued available during the fiscal year 1947 for the purposes for which they were appropriated: Provided, That advances may be made to worthy Indian youth to enable them to take educational courses, including courses in nursing, home economics, forestry, agri- culture, and other industrial subjects in colleges, universities, or other 361 Restriction. 41U.S.C. 5. Post, p. 809. 18 U.8. C.§§ 744a- 744h. Indians of California. Restriction. Funds continued available. 59 Stat. 326. Educational loans.