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This letter, dated April 19, 1955, from "Mothers of children born off this reservation" to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick appeals for help in getting their children enrolled in the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. The letter states that some of the mothers have tried for as long as 5 years to get their children enrolled, to no avail. They complain that there is prejudice against them. The letter is signed by Alyce Machado, Viola C. Schittler, Carol Bruger Redford, Marcella Aldinger, and Anne Carlson.

See also:

Telegram from Representative Burdick to Ralph M. Shane Regarding Children Denied Enrollment to the Three Affiliated Tribes, April 27, 1955

Date of Work

4-19-1955

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, enrollment, tribal roll, children, eligibility, tribal enrollment

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Alyce Machado, Viola C. Schittler, Carol Bruger Redford, Marcella Aldinger, Anne Carlson

Letter from Mothers of Children Born off the Fort Berthold Reservation to Representative Burdick Appealing for Help Enrolling their Children, April 19, 1955

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