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This letter, dated March 17, 1954, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to William J. Deane of Elbowoods, ND on the Fort Berthold Reservation concerns the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation's claims before the Court of Claims. Burdick writes that there are no copies of the Fort Berthold hearings available and that the Fort Berthold case will likely be decided the same as the Blackfeet case, which has just been decided in favor of the US Government. Burdick adds that he is enclosing a copy of the opinion in that case. This enclosed copy was not found with this document in the Usher Burdick papers.
Report by Cragun to the Three Affiliated Tribes Regarding the Fort Berthold Claims, January 12, 1954
Letter from William J. Deane to Representative Burdick Regarding Fort Berthold Claims, March 15, 1954"
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Court of Claims, Blackfeet Case
US House of Representatives, US Court of Claims, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
William J. Deane, Usher Burdick
Burdick, Usher, "Letter from Representative Burdick to William J. Deane Regarding Fort Berthold Claims, March 17, 1954" (1954). Usher Burdick Papers. 16.