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This letter, dated April 4, 1957, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Carl Whitman, Jr. to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick inquires about the status of several appeals for enrollment which are still being processed by the US Bureau of Indian Affairs. Whitman says that the farmers and ranchers need the money from US Public Law 533 in order to help them cover the spring's operating expenses and appeals to Burdick for help in getting these funds released. There are some handwritten notes at the bottom of this letter.

See also:

Letter from Representative Burdick to Carl Whitman, Jr. Regarding the Status of Three Appeals, April 10, 1957 Letter from Laura Page Knudson for Representative Burdick to Carl Whitman, Jr. Regarding the Status of Some Appeals, June 13, 1957

Date of Work

4-4-1957

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, enrollment, appeals, per capita payments, US Public Law 533, PL-533

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 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fort Peck Reservation

People Referenced

Carl Whitman Jr., Usher Burdick, Charles Birdsbill, Darrell Lyman Birdsbill

Letter from Carl Whitman, Jr. to Representative Burdick Regarding US Public Law 553 and the Distribution of Funds to Tribal Members, April 4, 1957

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