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Ralph M. Shane

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This letter, dated April 29, 1955, from Superintendent Ralph M. Shane to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick informs Burdick that any children born off the reservation must receive an affirmative vote from seven members of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council and the council has full authority to accept or reject enrollees. Shane provides a breakdown of the voting history on each child of the five mothers inquiring about enrollment, Alyce Machado, Viola C. Schittler, Carol Bruger Redford, Marcella Aldinger, and Anne Carlson.

See also:

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

Letter from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Regarding Children Denied Enrollment to Three Affiliated Tribes, May 5, 1955

Date of Work

4-29-1955

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, US Department of the Interior, Fort Berthold Indian Agency

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Ralph M. Shane, Alyce Machado, Viola C. Schittler, Carol Bruger Redford, Marcella Aldinger, Anne Carlson

Letter from Ralph M. Shane to Representative Burdick Regarding Children Denied Enrollment to the Three Affiliated Tribes, April 29, 1955

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