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Mark Mahto

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This handwritten letter, dated April 20, 1956, from Mark Mahto to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick alleges misconduct by Martin Cross, chairperson of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council. Mahto says that Cross has been drawing a stipend of $200 per month although the by laws don't allow for salaries for council members. Mahto says that he would like an audit of all money accrued from the Garrison Dam agreement.

Date of Work

4-20-1956

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, unauthorized spending, stipend, Tribal Constitution, Tribal By-Laws, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, audit, investigation

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

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Mark Mahto

Letter from Mark Mahto to Representative Burdick Alleging Unauthorized Spending by Martin Cross and Requesting Audit of Tribal Council, April 20, 1956

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