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This letter, dated May 22, 1957, from Acting Commissioner Clifton E. Mack to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick responds to Burdick's request for barges for use by the Three Affiliated Tribes to cross the Garrison Reservoir which has broken up their reservation and make transportation difficult. Mack informs Burdick that several members from the tribe met with his office on May 10. Inquiries are currently being made about barges through the US Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Department of the Interior. Mack says that he will keep Burdick informed as progress is made.
Letter from Representative Burdick to Special Assistant for Legislative Liaison Regarding Need for Barges to Ferry Three Affiliated Tribe Members Across the Lake Created by the Garrison Dam, May 10, 1957
Letter from Representative Burdick to Clifton E. Mack Regarding Need for Barge to Ferry Trucks Across the Lake Created by the Garrison Dam, May 22, 1957
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Fort Berthold Reservation, transportation, barges, ferries, travel, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior, US Federal Supply Service, General Services Administration
Clifton E. Mack, Usher Burdick
Mack, Clifton E., "Letter from Clifton E. Mack to Representative Burdick Regarding the Request of Three Affiliated Tribes Members for Ferry to Cross the Lake Created by the Garrison Dam, May 22, 1957" (1957). Usher Burdick Papers. 338.