US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations


92d Congress, 2d Session



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This court case, decided on January 17, 1972, established that the act of 1910 which allowed for the sale of “surplus” lands on the Fort Berthold Reservation after allotment did not change the jurisdictional boundaries of the reservation, meaning that the reservation proper still includes the northeast quadrant.

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Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Gros Ventre, Arikara, Sahnish, Department of the Interior, United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

People Referenced

Jon R. Kerian, Bosard McCutcheon, Kerian Schmidt, Thomas L. Adams Jr., Shiro Kashiwa, Harold O. Bullis, Robert S. Lynch Jerry C. Straus, Cragun Bareker, Charles A. Hobbs, R. Anthony Rogers, George S. Register, Glen Snowbird, John Crow


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

Recommended Citation

The City of New Town, North Dakota v. United States, 454 F.2d 121 (1972).

The City of New Town, North Dakota v. U.S



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