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This public statement dated February 8, 1951 from the office of United States (US) Representative Usher L. Burdick discusses the possibility of giving some of the stockpile of coal in the Garrison Dam area of North Dakota to the United States (US) Indian Bureau for distribution to reservations so that "Freezing Indians" can use it.
Press Release by Representative Burdick Regarding Indian Coal, February 14, 1951
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Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison coal, coal, Riverdale
North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Indian Bureau, US Army Corps of Engineers
John B. Hart, Colonel F. M. Albrecht, G. Warren Spaulding
Burdick, Usher, "Public Statement by Representative Burdick Regarding Indian Coal, February 8, 1951" (1951). Usher Burdick Papers. 106.