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This letter, dated May 3, 1957, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to James Black Dog concerns tribal funds for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. The letter explains the state of funds from the flooding of Garrison Dam and states that there are hundreds of "Indian bills" pending and that Black Dog should let Burdick know which specific ones he wants. See related doc "Letter from James Black Dog to Representative Burdick Regarding Tribal Funds, April 18, 1957"

Date of Work

5-3-1957

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, Tribal Council, Tribal Business Council, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, per capita payments, US Indian Reorganization Act

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

James Black Dog, Usher Burdick

Letter from Representative Burdick to James Black Dog Regarding Tribal Funds, May 3, 1957

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