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May 9 (no year given)
This news release, dated May 9 (no year given), provides a summary of what was accomplished by a group of delegates from the Three Affiliated Tribes in Washington D.C. to attend hearings before the United States (US) House Interior Committee. Delegates included Martin Cross, William J. Deane, and O. R. Shulte. The list of accomplishments includes a bill to provide for the distribution of funds held in trust to be distributed by on a per capita basis, an amendment to a bill that authorizes members of the Three Affiliated tribes to acquire trust in tribal lands, and a bill to provide for fishing and grazing rights on land taken for the Garrison Dam project. The summary provides further commentary on these issues.
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, grazing rights, fishing rights, hunting rights, taken land, land restoration, leasing land, per capita payments, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, land held in trust, money held in trust, legislation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US House Interior Committee, US Army Corps of Engineers
Martin Cross, William J. Deane, O. R. Schulte, Leslie D. Polk, Otto Krueger
Polk, Leslie D., "Summary of Action Taken Following Delegation Trip to Washington, D.C on Behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes, May 9 (no year given)" (2022). Usher Burdick Papers. 30.