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This handwritten letter, dated May 10, 1956, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Ben (B. J.) Youngbird to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick summarizes a report given by Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross and the Tribal Business Council of their May 7 trip to Washington, D.C. to discuss US Senate Bill 2151 (S. 2151). Youngbird requests the records from this meeting. Youngbird advocates for a small per capita payment as soon as possible to provide relief for members of the Three Affiliated Tribes. Youngbird asks the Burdick redouble his effort to ensure this payment. Youngbird asks to be kept informed on the progress of this bill and for a copy of the Congressional Record of May 17.

See also:

Letter from Representative Burdick to Ben (B. J.) Youngbird Regarding Per Capita Payments, May 16, 1956

Date of Work

5-10-1956

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, per capita payments, relief, Congressional Record, Washington D.C.

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 Congress

People Referenced

Ben Youngbird, B. J. Youngbird, Martin Cross, Usher Burdick, William Langer, Milton Young

Letter from Ben (B. J.) Youngbird to Representative Burdick Regarding US Senate Bill 2151 and Requesting Hearing Records, May 10, 1956

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