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This letter, dated August 31, 1949, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to John O. Hjelle concerns Native American populations in North and South Dakota as they relate to the reorganization of the Indian Service. The letter states that, as of 1945, the Indian Bureau listed the native populations for North and South Dakota to be 12,863 and 30,745 respectively. The letter states that Burdick does not think a district office should be placed at Bismarck.
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Indian Bureau, Indian Service, Bismarck Tribune, Native Population
Indian Bureau, Indian Service, Bismarck Tribune
Usher Burdick, John O. Hjelle
Burdick, Usher, "Letter from Representative Burdick to John O. Hjelle Regarding Native Populations, August 31, 1949" (1949). Usher Burdick Papers. 10.