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104 STAT. 4532 PUBLIC LAW 101-630 —NOV. 28, 1990 TITLE II—MILLE LACS INDIAN RESERVATION LEASE SEC. 201. MILLE LACS INDIAN RESERVATION LEASE TO MINNESOTA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. The first section of the Act of August 9, 1955 (25 U.S.C. 415), is amended by inserting "the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation with respect to a lease between an entity established by the Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians and the Minnesota Historical Society," after "the Navajo Reservation,". Nationallndian TITLE III—INDIAN FOREST AND r orest Resources Manageme nt WOODLANDS Act. 25 USC 3101 SEC. 301. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "National Indian Forest Resources Management Act". 25 USC 3101. SEC. 302. FINDINGS. The Congress finds and declares that— (1) the forest lands of Indians are among their most valuable resources and Indian forest lands— (A) encompass more than 15,990,000 acres, including more than 5,700,000 acres of commercial forest land and 8,700,000 acres of woodland, (B) are a perpetually renewable and manageable resource, (C) provide economic benefits, including income, employ- ment, and subsistence, and (D) provide natural benefits, including ecological, cultural, and esthetic values; (2) the United States has a trust responsibility toward Indian forest lands; (3) existing Federal laws do not sufficiently assure the adequate and necessary trust management of Indian forest lands; (4) the Federal investment in, and the management of, Indian forest land is significantly below the level of investment in, and management of, National Forest Service forest land. Bureau of Land Management forest land, or private forest land; (5) tribal governments make substantial contributions to the overall management of Indian forest land; and (6) there is a serious threat to Indism forest lands arising from trespass and unauthorized harvesting of Indian forest land resources. 25 USC 3102. SEC. 303. PURPOSES. The purposes of this title are to— (1) allow the Secretary of the Interior to take part in the management of Indian forest lands, with the participation of the lands' beneficial owners, in a manner consistent with the Secretary's trust responsibility and with the objectives of the beneficial owners; (2) clarify the authority of the Secretary to make deductions from the proceeds of sale of Indian forest products, assure the