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This letter, dated March 27, 1957, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to James Black Dog informs Black Dog of information Burdick has found regarding Black Dog's sister Lorainne Perkin and her need for money to put running water in her home. Burdick reports that the US Bureau of Indian Affairs has said that this issue will need to be resolved through the Indian Agency Superintendent. Burdick says that he is writing Owen Morken and he advises Black Dog to do the same. A handwritten note on the letter reads, "Indians."
Letter from Representative Burdick to Owen Morken Regarding James Black Dog's Sister Lorainne Perkin Who Needs Money to Install Running Water in Her House, March 27, 1957
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, relief, loan, home improvements
Indian Agency, US Bureau of Indian Affairs
Usher Burdick, James Black Dog, Lorainne Perkin, Owen Morken
Burdick, Usher, "Letter from Representative Burdick to James Black Dog Regarding Black Dog's Sister Lorainne Perkin Who Needs Money to Install Running Water in Her House, March 27, 1957" (1957). Usher Burdick Papers. 324.