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This handwritten letter dated January 6, 1950 from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick encloses a copy of US Senate Bill 1133 (S. 1133) which provides for per capita payments to members of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. The letter indicates some conflict within the tribes and Cross requests that Burdick inform him of any hearings that are scheduled so that Cross can ensure that all views are represented. There are some hand-written notes on the letter. A copy of S. 1133 is enclosed.
Letter from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Acknowledging January 6 Letter, January 12, 1950
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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, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, The Taking Act, US Public Law 437, PL-437, US Senate Bill 1133, S. 1133, per capita payments, hearings, legislation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council
Usher Burdick, Martin Cross
Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding US Public Law 437 and US Senate Bill 1133, January 6, 1950" (1950). Usher Burdick Papers. 35.