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This photographic print, dated November 1, 1946, depicts two buildings--one larger building in the foreground and a small building in the background. The terrain in the photo is grassy with some small hills to the left of the photo. There are no trees. In the foreground of the photo is a sign that reads, “Area D, No. 4.” The text under the photo reads, “Church & School Near Ft. Clark; Lieu Lands.” These are lieu lands assigned to the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara people before the relocation of Nishu, Elbowoods, and other reservation towns.
Original print housed at the National Archives Catalogue in Kansas City, Missouri in the “Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs” group. The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation are noted as “subjects represented” in the collection. National Archives identifier number: 45640920; Local Identifier: 75-FB-224.
Digital file courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/45640920#.YhvdKQKy99w.link
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior
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United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Lieu Lands: Church and School Near Ft. Clark, Area D #4, 1946, photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/86/
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