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James Black Dog

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This letter, dated March 28, 1954, from James Black Dog to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick concerns the land of Black Dog's sister (identified as Lillie Wolf in other correspondence). Black Dog call's Burdick's attention to Black Dog's sister's land, which is located in the Garrison Dam Reservoir area, and asks Burdick whether she still needs to sell it. Black dog also thanks Burdick for sending a report, which Black Dog received "the other day," and asks whether tribal members are to receive a per capita payment.

See also:

Letter from Representative Burdick to James Black Dog Regarding Garrison Dam Flood Lands, April 27, 1954

Date of Work

3-28-1954

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, pool level, pool height, water height, water level, flood height, flood level, Lillie Wolf, taking, per capita payments

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

People Referenced

James Black Dog, Usher Burdick, Lillie Wolf

Letter from James Black Dog to Representative Burdick Regarding Lillie Wolf's Land, Per Capita Payments, March 28, 1954

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