Files

Download

Download Full Text (1.2 MB)

Description

This letter, dated April 26, 1956, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council Chairperson Martin Cross, William Deane of the tribal council, and tribal attorney Q. R. Schulte to Commissioner Glenn Emmons of the US Bureau of Indian Affairs provides a summary of a meeting regarding US Senate Bill 2151 (S. 2151) and accompanying US House Resolution 10221. The information provided outlines a plan for executing the per capita payment bill, once enacted. A handwritten note at the top of the letter reads, "Copy Martin Cross."

The letter encloses a resolution passed by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council on May 4, 1956. The resolution rejects the amendment proposed to US Senate Bill 1523 (S. 1523). S. 1523 allows enrolled members to acquire trust interests in Tribal lands of the reservation. The resolution is signed by Samuel B. Matthews and Martin Cross.

Date of Work

4-26-1956

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, US Senate Bill 2151, S. 2151, US Senate Bill 1523, S. 1523, trust interests, tribal land, sale of land, per capita payments

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, Samuel Matthews, Glenn Emmons, William Deane, Q. R. Schulte

Letter from Representatives of the Three Affiliated Tribes to Glenn Emmons Summarizing Meeting on Legislation and Enclosing a Resolution of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, April 26, 1956

Share

COinS