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This handwritten letter dated January 31, 1947, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to United States 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.
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Garrison Dam, February 7, 1947
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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
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
Martin Cross, William Langer, Ralph H. Case, Floyd Montclair, Jeff Smith
Political History | United States History
Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Garrison Dam, January 31, 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 377.