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Date of Work

Circa 1950

Description

This statement by the Tribal Business Council of The Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold Reservation concerns flood relief related to the Garrison Dam. The statement notes the Tribal Business Council's acceptance of Public Law 437, then outlines a proposed program to assist families affected by flooding. The plan includes a section on credit, a tribal lands program, and a water development program. The document includes detailed tables with data related to this proposed program. The document also includes a resolution signed by members of the Tribal Business Council. The document is undated, but it is reasonable to estimate it is from 1950. See the comment section for more details.

Keywords

water development, Public Law 437, flood relief, flooding, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, US House Joint Resolution 33, Missouri River, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Civil Functions Act, US War Department, Knife River, US Army Corps of Engineers

Organizations Referenced

Tribal Business Council, US Secretary of the Interior, US Treasury, Elbowoods, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US War Department, US Secretary of War, US Army Corps of Engineers, Commission of Indian Affairs,

People Referenced

Carl Whitman, Joseph Packneau, Mark Mahto, James Hall, RW Quinn, Louis Pick, BJ Youngbird, Ben Heart, James Driver,

Comments

Although this document is undated, it includes a resolution which states that the Tribal Business Council met and discussed that resolution on March 15, 1950. Therefore, it is reasonable to estimate that the document comes from around that time.

Statement by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council Regarding Flood Relief

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