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This handwritten letter, dated April 5, 1956, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Lillie Wolf to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick expresses happiness at the approval of a $200 per capita payment to tribal members. Wolf provides some commentary on things she likes and does not like about US Senate Bill 2151 (S. 2151) which provides for per capita payments. Wolf talks about the need for an election for new council members. She expresses displeasure at how some tribal members have been treated for dissenting from the tribal council.
Letter from Representative Burdick to Lillie Wolf Regarding Friction Between Members of the Tribes and the Tribal Council, April 13, 1956
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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, per capita payments, US Senate Bill 2151, S. 2151, conflict, grievances, elections
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
Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Lillie Wolf, Carl Whitman Jr., Ben Young Bird, Rose Crow Flies High, Frank Heart, John Williamson, William Dean
Wolf, Lillie, "Letter from Lillie Wolf to Representative Burdick Regarding Per Capita Payments and Other Matters, April 5, 1956" (1956). Usher Burdick Papers. 241.