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Usher Burdick

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This letter, dated January 21, 1952, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Howard McGrath concerns the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribe of the Fort Berthold Reservation. The letter states that the Fort Berthold Tribal Members are unsettled due to events related to the sale of lands for the Garrison Dam. The better notes that money from this sale went to the Tribal Business Council under the supervision of the Indian Bureau. The letter also states this part of this money is to be allocated to the tribal members and then additional funds are to be used by the Council. The letter notes that a group of tribal members want the FBI to investigate if funds are being used in unlawful ways. See related doc "Letter from Representative Burdick to Oscar Berg et al Regarding Tribal Council, January 14, 1952"

Date of Work

1-21-1952

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 Business Council, Department of the Interior, FBI, Attorney General of the United States, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir

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 Business Council, Department of the Interior, FBI

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Howard McGrath, Usher Burdick

Letter from Representative Burdick to Howard McGrath Regarding Tribal Business Council, January 21, 1952

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