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Usher Burdick

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This letter, dated April 2, 1956, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Oscar Burr thanks Burr for his letter of March 30 and assures him that Burdick is doing all that he can to help members of the Three Affiliated Tribes in their relocation. Burdick acknowledges that the lands that the tribes were relocated to are not as resource-friendly and that no mount of money can reimburse them for that loss.

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Letter from Oscar Burr to Representative Burdick with a Complaint About the Indian Relocation Program, March 30, 1956

Date of Work

4-2-1956

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, relocation, taken lands, hardship

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Oscar Burr

Letter from Representative Burdick to Oscar Burr Regarding Aide Given to the Three Affiliated Tribes Following their Relocation due to Construction of the Garrison Dam, April 2, 1956

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