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Hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Public Lands House of Representatives Eighty-First Congress First Session on H.J. Res. 33 Providing for the Ratification by Congress of the Contract to Purchase Indian Lands by the United States from the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota

Title

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Public Lands House of Representatives Eighty-First Congress First Session on H.J. Res. 33 Providing for the Ratification by Congress of the Contract to Purchase Indian Lands by the United States from the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota

Committee

US House Committee on Public Lands

Congress

81st Congress, 1st session

Files

Description

This publication, dated April 3, 1949, printed for the use of the United States (US) House of Representatives Committee on Public Lands, contains the full text of US House of Representatives Joint Resolution 33, followed by a transcript of the hearings held on April 29 and 30, and May 2 and 3, 1949 before the US House Committee on Public Lands.

US House Joint Resolution 33, sponsored by North Dakota Senator William Lemke, was an attempt to add $9.5 million to the original $5,105,625 provided in United States Public Law 296 as compensation for the land taken from the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold in order to build the Garrison Dam and reservoir.

Publication Date

4-3-1949

Keywords

Taking, Taking Act, Garrison Dam, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

Organizations Referenced

US Congress, US House of Representatives, US Department of the Interior, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

People Referenced

William Lemke, Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Ralph H. Case, Carl Whitman Jr., Jefferson B. Smith, Carl Sylvester, Harold W. Case, Mrs. Byron Wilde, R. J. Youngbird, Nathan Little Soldier, John B. Tennelly, Joseph Packineau Jr., Benedict Heart, Theodore Baker, Mark Mahto, John H. Provinse, Lewis A. Pick

Publisher

Government Printing Office

Disciplines

American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Public Lands House of Representatives Eighty-First Congress First Session on H.J. Res. 33 Providing for the Ratification by Congress of the Contract to Purchase Indian Lands by the United States from the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota

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