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This telegram dated December 17, 1945, from United States Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross, informs Cross that the legislation authorizing the construction of the Garrison Dam has passed with the provision that the tribes must be adequately compensated and/or provided with satisfactory lieu lands prior to construction.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, construction, legislation, authorization, lieu lands, just compensation, adequate compensation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
William Langer, Martin Cross
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Langer, William, "Telegram from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Indicating that Legislation Authorizing the Garrison Dam Passed, December 17, 1945" (1945). William Langer Papers. 339.