United States v. Le Bris
121 U.S. 278 (1887)

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United States v. Le Bris, 121 U.S. 278 (1887)

United States v. Le Bris

Submitted April 7, 1887

Decided April 18, 1887

121 U.S. 278

Syllabus

The reservation of the Red Lake and Pembina Indians, in Polk County, Minnesota, is Indian country, within the meaning of § 2139 Rev.Stat.

Page 121 U. S. 279

Ex Parte Crow Dog,109 U. S. 556, affirmed to the point that § 1 of the Act of June 30, 1534, though repealed, may be referred to for the purpose of determining what is meant by the term "Indian country" when found in sections of the Revised Statutes which are reenactments of other sections of that act.

The question, certified, and the answer, are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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