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This telegram, dated May 14, 1951, from Three Affiliate Tribes member Justin Spotted Bear to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick informs Burdick that Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross is going to Washington, D.C. and Spotted Bear is not sure why. He and his group are sending Oscar Burr and Martin Fox to represent the Mandan tribe. Spotted Bear asks that Burdick hold the council until these delegates arrive.
Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding a Trip to Washington to Meet with Indian Bureau, May 17, 1951
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, delegates, Washington D.C., representatives, council
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council
Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Justin Spotted Bear, Martin Fox, Oscar Burr
Spotted Bear, Justin, "Telegram from Justin Spotted Bear to Representative Burdick Regarding Delegates Sent to Washington, D.C., May 14, 1951" (1951). Usher Burdick Papers. 100.