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Usher Burdick

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This extract of a record from United States (US) congressional debate by Representative Usher L. Burdick on the floor of the United States (US) House of Representatives dated April 25, 1951 opposes cuts to the Indian Appropriations Bill. Burdick speaks in support of appropriations for the Indians, emphasizes Indians' negative view of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and mentions the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota's pending case in the Court of Claims regarding land seizes by the United States government without a signed treaty.

Date of Work

4-25-1951

Keywords

Court of Claims, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Mikinaakwajiw-ininiwag, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ

Organizations Referenced

Indian Bureau, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Mikinaakwajiw-ininiwag, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ,

People Referenced

Mr. Jensen, Mr. Short,

Speech by Representative Burdick to US Congress Regarding Cuts to Indian Appropriations, April 25, 1951

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