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This telegram, likely from early 1955, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick requests that Burdick introduce a companion bill to US Senator Milton Young's Bill, US Senate Bill 746 (S. 746) which aims to restore the mineral rights lost in the taking of Three Affiliated Tribes' land for the Garrison Dam.
Telegram from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Regarding US Senate Bill 746, February 11, 1955
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Senate Bill 746, S. 746, mineral rights, taken land, land restoration, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish,
Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Milton Young
Cross, Martin, "Telegram from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding US Senate Bill 746, Likely 1955" (2022). Usher Burdick Papers. 173.