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These meeting notes dated April 3, 1944 and signed by Jackson Dancing Bull and Rufus Stevenson of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation of North Dakota, with no addressee listed, concern property laws. The notes list the major principles agreed upon in the meeting including a desire to be excluded from the United States (US) Wand H Act, a desire to be excluded from the land tax, and opposition to a 3 percent tax funding US government control of the Reservation. The notes also mention that the group has sent a delegation to US Congress about being excluded from the US Wheeler-Howard Act. This letter summarizes the formal letter sent to US Representative Usher Burdick by Three Affiliated Tribes member Adlai Stevenson.
Letter from Bear et al to Representative Burdick Regarding Property Laws, Undated
Letter from Adlai Stevenson to Representative Burdick Regarding Property Taxes, April 3, 1944
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Property laws, US Wheeler-Howard Act, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish,
Jackson Dancing Bull Rufus Stevenson
Dancing Bull, Jackson, "Meeting notes from Jackson Dancing Bull Regarding Property Laws, April 3, 1944" (1944). Usher Burdick Papers. 206.