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This letter, dated May 16, 1956, from Hilda Henderson, Office Manager of the National Congress of American Indians, to the members of the United States (US) Indian Affairs Subcommittee and the US House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs forwards a telegram sent to them that morning from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross. The telegram, sent from Cross to Helen Peterson, urges Peterson to attend a May 17 hearing in support of US House Resolution 9423 (H. R. 9423) and US Senate Bill 1528 (S. 1528) or US House Resolution 10222 (H. R. 10222). Cross indicates that he is unable to attend the meeting.
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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 House Resolution 9423, H. R. 9423, US Senate Bill 1528, S. 1528, US House Resolution 10222, H. R. 10222, grazing rights, hunting rights, fishing rights, hearing, Washington D.C., legislation
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, National Congress of American Indians, US House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
Martin Cross, Helen Peterson, Hilda Henderson
Henderson, Hilda and Cross, Martin, "Letter Forwararding Telegram from Martin Cross to the Members of the Indian Affairs Subcommittee, May 16, 1956" (1956). Usher Burdick Papers. 301.