To-day, by reason of the Dawes Bill, land is open to the Indians in severalty.
These people were clamorous for allotments of land in severalty.
Next may come that part of the territory which is not occupied in severalty but used in common.
The land is not held in severalty, as in America, but by communities.
As some of the common pasture was held in severalty, this may perhaps have been mown in scarce years.
In all the treaties provision is made for finally dividing the land among the Indians in severalty.
Lands should be allotted to the Indians in severalty, inalienable for a certain period.
To hold material things either in community or severalty was in either case to bind oneself to the evil principle.
Lastly, as a general rule men do not possess pasture land in severalty; they turn out their beasts on the common of the vill.
They are now citizens, having lands allotted in severalty (about 1889) in the north-eastern part of Indian Territory.