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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business
Summary
Order of Dismissal: The Commission announced the dismissal of the petition by the Miami Tribe.
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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Order Allowing Attorney Fees: The Commission outlines their final decision regarding the expenses incurred during the legal proceedings of Docket Nos. 67 and 124.
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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Amended and Additional Findings: The Commissioner explained the amendments to the previous award statement. The value of the land was increased after additional findings and the award value was adjusted to reflect this.
Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business
Summary
Findings: The Commission listed different aspects of the petition made by the Miami Tribe. The Miami Tribe wished to have access to financial documents so that they could make the most effective and supported claims against the United States.
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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Opinion: The Commission agreed that the proposals were fair and equitable for both parties and supported the agreement both Miami groups had with the United States.
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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business
Summary
Opinion: The Commission decided that it was justified in dismissing the petition of the Miami Tribe in regards to the documents they requested from the United States.
Page 8 of 15
Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Opinion: The Commission investigated the validity of the offsets the defendant presented. $287,757.33 in offsets were found to be applicable to offset the cost of the amount due to the Miami Tribe for Royce Area 99.
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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Opinion: The Commissioners explained their opinions regarding the reimbursement of funds spent by the Miami Tribe on legal counsel throughout the cases surrounding Royce Area 99.
Page 15 of 15
Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Final Award: The Commission announced the final award amounts in regards to Royce Area 99 to the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Ira Sylvester Godfroy on behalf of the Miami Indians of Indiana, and several other tribes inhabiting the area in 1818.
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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Findings: The Commission researched the value of land at the time of the 1818 sale of Royce Area 99 to the United States. They used this information to determine what amount was still due to the Miami Tribe.
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Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Opinion: The Miami Indians of Indiana requested that the Kansas land values offset only the award granted to the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. The Commission denied the request as the 1840 treaty was agreed upon by the Miami Tribe before removal.
Community
Myaamia Center
Category
Government & Business, Land & Place
Summary
Final Judgement: The Commission announced the final award amount of $1,373,000.00, less offsets outlined in the "Stipulation For Entry OF Final Judgement" document.