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Usher Burdick

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This letter, dated May 3, 1956, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Three Affiliated Tribes member Carl Whitman, Jr. responds to Whitman's April 28 letter which expressed concerns about the canceled tribal election. Burdick notes that he has written to the Solicitor for the US Bureau of Indian Affairs and encloses a copy of the letter that he sent to the Solicitor. Burdick says that he will write again once he gets a reply from the Solicitor. He also says that he will try to get copies of the Congressional Record for March 22 and 23. A copy of the letter sent to the Solicitor is not enclosed with this document.

See also:

Letter from Carl Whitman, Jr. to Representative Burdick Reporting that Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes were Deprived of their Right to Vote in a Tribal Business Council Election, April 28, 1956

Letter from Representative Burdick to J. Reuel Armstrong, Solicitor, Regarding Conflict within the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, May 3, 1956

Date of Work

5-3-1956

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, tribal election, conflict, per capita payment, Tribal Constitution, by-laws, redistricting, inundation, re-location, farmers, ranchers, relief, vote, stipend, unauthorized

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, US Department of the Interior

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Ruel Armstrong, Carl Whitman Jr.

Letter from Representative Burdick to Carl Whitman, Jr. in Response to Whitman's April 28 Letter, May 3, 1956

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