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This handwritten letter dated February 7, 1950 from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick encloses a resolution passed by Joseph Young Hawk Post #253. Cross informs Burdick that the tribes are being polled on their acceptance or rejection of US Public Law 437. Cross further informs that Floyd Montclair and Oscar Burr are or will be participating in hearings and Cross does not understand why. The resolution is enclosed with this document. The resolution is against the Hoover Commission Report and resolve that the report "be excluded from affecting the Veterans Administration."
Letter from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Regarding Floyd Montclair's Visit to Washington, D.C., February 9, 1950
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Joseph Young Hawk Post #253, resolution, hearings, US Public Law 437, PL-437, vote, legislation, Hoover Commission
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Joseph Young Hawk Post #253, American Legion, The Hoover Commission
Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Floyd Montclair, Oscar Burr
Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Enclosing a February 6 Resolution Passed by the Joseph Young Hawk Post #253, February 7, 1950" (1950). Usher Burdick Papers. 44.