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This letter, dated May 12, 1954, from Brendetta Black Dog of Emmet North Dakota to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick concerns Lillie E. Wolf's land settlement. Black Dog states that her husband (identified as James Black Dog in other correspondence) asked her to send Burdick a copy of Wolf's settlement which she claims Wolf was forced to sign by her lawyer. Black Dog states that this lawyer told Wolf that if she did not sign, the US Government would take the land anyway.
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Garrison Dam, relocation, land acquisition, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, taking
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Black Dog, Brendetta, "Letter from Brendetta Black Dog to Representative Burdick Regarding Lillie Wolf Settlement, May 12, 1954" (1954). Usher Burdick Papers. 486.