US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations


Committee on Indian Affairs


76th, 1st



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This United States (US) House of Representatives resolution (HR), dated January 25, 1939, proposes to exempt all Indian tribes of North Dakota from the provisions of US Public Law 73-383, also known as the Indian Reorganization Act or the Wheeler-Howard Act. It was introduced by US Representative Usher L. Burdick from North Dakota, and was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

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Usher L. Burdick papers


US Wheeler-Howard Act, US Public Law 383

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Usher Burdick


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

A Bill To amend Public Law Numbered 383, Seventy-third Congress (48 Stat. L. 984), relating to Indians, by exempting from the provisions of such Act any Indian tribe or reservation in the State of North Dakota.



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