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Committee on Indian Affairs

Congress

107th Congress, 1st Session

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This record, dated August 30, 2001, is a transcript of a follow-up hearing with the Three Affiliated Tribes and Standing Rock Nation to evaluate how the 1992 Equitable Compensation Act has served the tribes and if it has helped restore economic stability. Testimony from tribal members indicates that many promises made prior to the building of the dam were never met, that the promises were met were fulfilled 40-45 years after the dam was built, and, more importantly, that what was lost can never be compensated for with money. At the time of this hearing, the Three Affiliated Tribes were still without adequate health and educational resources. The report includes statements from several tribal members as well as additional materials including the Final Report of the Garrison Unit dated May 23, 1986.

Publication Date

8-30-2001

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ, Equitable Compensation Act, just compensation, Garrison Dam, Oahe Dam, Garrison Diversion Unit, testimony

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

People Referenced

Biron Baker, Frederick Baker, Joyce Burr, Kent Conrad, John H. Danks, John Fredericks, Tex Hall, Marilyn Hudson, Cora Jones, Tony Mandan, Phyllis Old Dog Cross, Elise Packineau, Tillie Walker, Bernadine Young Bird, John “Buzz” Fredericks, Frank Murkowski, John McCain, Pete V. Comenici, Craif Thomas, Orrin G. Hatch, James M. Inhofe, Harry Reid, Daniel K. Akaka, Paul Welstone, Byron Dorgan, Tim Johnson, Maria Cantwell, Patricia M. Zell, Paul Moorhead, Daniel K. Inouye, Ben Nighthorse Campbell

Publisher

Government Printing Office

Disciplines

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

Recommended Citation

US Congress, Senate. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Equitable Compensation Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs United States Senate; One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session on Federal Obligation to Equitable Compensation to the Fort Berthold and Standing Rock Reservations. 107th Cong., 1st sess., S. Hrg. 268. August 30, 2001. https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/123/.

Equitable Compensation Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs United States Senate; One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session on Federal Obligation to Equitable Compensation to the Fort Berthold and Standing Rock Reservations

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