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Martin Cross

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This telegram, dated March 5, 1956, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick indicates that a delegation from the reservation consisting of Frank Heart, Carl Whitman, and Ben Young Bird are headed to Washington, D.C. and that this group does not have the authorization of the Tribal Council. Cross says that this group is not supported by any group of people and that the vast majority of people are opposed to their views.

See also:

Telegram from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Delegation from Fort Berthold to Washington, D.C. that is Largely Unsupported by the Tribal Council, March 5, 1956

Date of Work

3-5-1956

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, delegation, unauthorized, conflict, Washington D.C.

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 Bureau of Indian Affairs

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Frank Heart, Carl Whitman Jr., Ben Young Bird

Telegram from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding Unauthorized Delegation in Washington, D.C., March 5, 1956

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