U.S Code last checked for updates: Aug 18, 2019
§ 194.
Trial of right of property; burden of proof

In all trials about the right of property in which an Indian may be a party on one side, and a white person on the other, the burden of proof shall rest upon the white person, whenever the Indian shall make out a presumption of title in himself from the fact of previous possession or ownership.

(R.S. § 2126.)
cite as: 25 USC 194