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This letter, dated May 14, 1956, from Bigelow Neal of Sanish, North Dakota, to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick reports on some calls that Neal made to follow up on the Three Affiliated Tribes' hunting, fishing, and grazing rights on the land taken from them for construction of the Garrison Dam. Herman Jahnke informed Neal that tribal members can hunt on their reservation any time they wish. The Indian Agency did not have any opinion or information to provide. Neal spoke with Martin Cross and Neal told Cross that he would write Burdick a letter. Neal indicates that he has enclosed a letter that he hopes will be useful. This letter is not enclosed with this document, but it is likely the letter included in this collection entitled, "Letter from Bigelow Neal to Representative Burdick Regarding the Terms of the Taking of Land for Construction of the Garrison Dam, May 14, 1956" which was filed next to this letter in Burdick's papers.
Letter from Representative Burdick to Bigelow Neal Regarding US House Resolution 9324, April 27, 1956
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, taken land, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, The Taking Act, grazing rights, hunting rights, fishing rights, US House Resolution 9423, H. R. 9423
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Fort Berthold Indian Agency
Usher Burdick, Bigelow Neal, Martin Cross, Herman Jahnke, Mr. Schubert, Robert McKee
Neal, Bigelow, "Letter from Bigelow Neal to Representative Burdick Regarding Grazing Rights, May 14, 1956" (1956). Usher Burdick Papers. 291.