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This letter, dated March 26, 1953, from Lillie E. Wolf of Elbowoods on the Fort Berthold Reservation of North Dakota to her brother James Black Dog conveys Wolf's recent experiences regarding her refusal to sell her land, which is scheduled to be inundated by the reservoir behind the Garrison Dam, along with rumors and speculation about possible payouts from the Fort Berthold Indian Agency. The letter is handwritten.
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Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, Elbowoods, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish,
Lillie E Wolf, James Black Dog, George McGee, Holmes, Mike Mason, Charles Bracklin, Benedict Grant, Ben Reifel, Charles Fox
Wolf, Lillie E., "Letter from Lillie Wolf to James Black Dog Regarding Garrison Dam, March 26, 1953" (1953). Usher Burdick Papers. 454.