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This undated and unsigned resolution calls for the resignation of the present Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council members and officers and for a special election to be held as soon as possible to elect a new council. The resolution levels several accusations against the current tribal council, including Chairperson Martin Cross, and claims that the majority of voting members of the tribes are dissatisfied with the conduct of the current tribal council members. The resolution has "Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota" as a header. A handwritten note at the top of the resolution has the date February 8, 1952 and a note that says, "50 copies sent by Black Dog to Oscar Burr--to be circulated."
Letter from Dale E. Doty Regarding Response from Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes to Burdick's Letter Attempting to Resolve Current Tribal Conflict, January 24, 1952
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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, conflict, constitutional violations, by-laws violations, grievances, special election
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
Martin Cross, Oscar Burr, James Black Dog
author unknown, "Resolution Passed by Three Affiliated Tribes Calling for the Ousting of Current Tribal Council and Immediate Special Election to Appoint New Council Sent from Black Dog to Oscar Burr for Circulation, February 8, 1952" (1952). Usher Burdick Papers. 135.