Authors

Martin Cross

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This letter, dated May 17, 1951, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator Usher Burdick informs Burdick that the Secretary of the Interior approved the tribal resolution of April 13, 1951 and Cross is headed to Washington, D.C. to work with the tribal lawyer on the legal interpretation the resolution. There are some handwritten notes on the letter.

See also:

Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Forwarding a Resolution Passed by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, and Expressing Concern over Withdrawal of Government Assistance, April 25, 1951

Telegram from Justin Spotted Bear to Representative Burdick Regarding Delegates Sent to Washington, D.C., May 14, 1951

Date of Work

5-17-1951

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, resolution, per capita payments, US Public Law 437, PL-437, The Taking Act, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, resolution, Washington D.C.

Organizations Referenced

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, US Department of the Interior, US Bureau of Indian Affairs

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, James E. Curry

Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding a Trip to Washington to Meet with Indian Bureau, May 17, 1951

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