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This letter, dated November 16, 1953, from Laura Page Knudson on behalf of United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Mr. Minot Attorney J. A. Waldron acknowledges Waldron's letter of November 11 regarding the mistreatment of people being displaced by the Garrison Dam. Knudson writes that Burdick has fought against the methods used by the US Army Engineers regarding the condemnation of lands in the taking area and the relocation of the people in those areas, and that he will appreciate Waldron's cooperation and support in his attempts to secure justice for the people being relocated.

Date of Work

11-16-1953

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, relocation, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, US Secretary of the Interior, US Treasury, US War Department, water development, relocation costs, US Indian Bureau, Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, Waldron and Kenner Attorneys

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Laura Page Knudson, Mr. J. A. Waldron

Letter from Laura Knudson for Representative Burdick to J. A. Waldron Regarding Garrison Dam Relocations, November 16, 1953

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