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This letter, dated March 28, 1952, from H. F. Gierke, Jr. of Watford City, North Dakota to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick includes some questions that Gierke thinks need to be addressed at the April 4 hearing investigating complaints from Three Affiliated Tribes members. Gierke's questions pertain to wells that were drilled for water, extraction of timber from the area to be flooded by completion of the Garrison Dam, improvement of prospective homes, and the location of the new Indian Agency.

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Letter from Representative Burdick to H. F. Gierke, Jr. Informing of an April 4 Hearing That Will Address Complaints Made by Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes and Others Including Those Made by Gierke, March 24, 1952

Date of Work

3-28-1952

Keywords

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, investigation, investigators, conflict, grievances, timber, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, water wells, Indian Agency

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Indian Agency, Sunrise Ranch

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, H. F. Gierke Jr., Martin Cross, Alice Old Dog, Alice McElroy, Bigelow Neal

Letter from H.F. Gierke, Jr. to Representative Burdick Regarding Questions He Wishes to See Addressed at April 4 Hearing, March 28, 1952

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