Hon. CLIFFORD SIFTON (Minister of the Interior) :
No Indian reserve can be sold, alienated or leased until it has been released or surrendered to the Crown.
The question of the surrender ol' the Doncaster reserve was submitted to the Indian owners but they decided to retain the lands for their own use.
Mr. LEONARD-by Mr. Taylor-asked : Mr. SPROULE.
1. Has the government spent the sums vo 9 last session for the squatters settled on reserve of the Iroquois Indians of Sault Louis and of the Lake of Two Mountains-a serve established by the statute 14-15 Victo chapter 106 ?
2. If so, in favour of whom ?
3. Who paid out those sums ?
Subtopic: DONCASTER INDIAN RESERVE.