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This telegram, dated February 11, 1955, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross informs Cross that Burdick is introducing a companion bill to US Senator Milton Young's US Senate Bill 746 (S. 746), as Cross requested. The bill aims to restore the mineral rights lost in the taking of Three Affiliated Tribes' land for the Garrison Dam.
Telegram from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding US Senate Bill 746, Likely 1955
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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
Burdick, Usher, "Telegram from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Regarding US Senate Bill 746, February 11, 1955" (1955). Usher Burdick Papers. 174.