Authors

Martin Cross

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This hand-written letter, dated January 31, 1947, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to Senator William Langer, informs Langer that the Gros Ventre (Hidatsa) people plan to send delegates to Washington D.C. regarding the Garrison Dam. Cross indicates that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council will not send him to Washington as a delegate although he has support from the tribes and that Floyd Montclair was refused by the tribes' attorney Ralph Case. Cross reports on a riff with the tribal council and asks Langer for information regarding the Garrison Dam.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Garrison Dam, February 7, 1947

Publication Date

1-31-1947

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Gros Ventre, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, delegates

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Gros Ventre, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Ralph H. Case, Floyd Montclair, Jeff Smith

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Garrison Dam, January 31, 1947

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