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This excerpt, likely from the Fort Berthold Agency Newsletter, contains the date January 22, 1953, and includes several short articles. The first is a satyrical "Application for Release of Interests of the United States" signed by Bird Bear which accounts for the property released which includes a "single buggy, broken down--two wagons, badly in need of repair" and an account of the the reason why, including that "The Great White Father need my land in river bottom."

There is a letter from Carl Whitman, Jr. which claims that Martin Cross retaliated against him for "exercising on of the Four American Freedoms." The letter is critical of Cross and calls for his expulsion from the Tribal Council.

There is a note from Superintendent Ben Reifel regarding book keeping.

There is a note regarding free diabetic test from Marjorie Slocum, R. N. who is president of the Thimble Club.

There is a warning from the Law & Order Committee regarding permits for all horse sales.

Date of Work

1-22-1953

Keywords

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, Fort Berthold Agency Newsletter, Law & Order Committee, Diabetes Test, conflict, satire

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, Fort Berthold Agency, Fort Berthold Indian Agency

People Referenced

Bird Bear, Carl Whitman Jr., Martin Cross, Ben Reifel, Marjorie Slocum

Excerpt from Fort Berthold Agency Newsletter, January 22, 1953

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