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Dear Ms. Schmitt,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
The records for the local Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) agencies that administered those tribes are in the custody of the National Archives at Riverside (RW-RS) . If the tribe raised the objections with the superintendent or he himself had issues, then there may be some information in the general administrative or decimal files for that era found among the Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (Record Group 75). For access to and/or copies of these records, please contact RW-RS via email email@example.com.
If it was raised to the BIA headquarter level, it may appear in the Central Classified Files, 1940-1957 in Record Group 75. You may also wish to search the Office Files of Commissioner John Collier, 1933-1945 that may contain information about Japanese American internment camps on tribal lands or inquire about relevant War Relocation Authority records in Record Group 210. For access to and/or copies of these records, please contact the National Archives in Washington (RDT1) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Thank you so very much—this is incredibly helpful!