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This handwritten letter dated March 20, 1947, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer, comments on the per capita payments proposed in conjunction with the Garrison Dam. Cross further comments on additional appropriations for attorney fees and Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council expenses. Cross indicates that there's a disconnect between wants of tribal members and the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council. Letters from G. J. Mahowald and Fred Wheeler are enclosed with this document.
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Per Capita Payments, April 8, 1947
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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, per capita payments, appropriation, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council expenses, delegates
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Indian Office, US Bureau of Indian Affairs
Martin Cross, William Langer, Joseph Young Hawk, G. J. Mahowald, Fred Wheeler, Lloyd Howard
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Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Commenting on Per Capita Payments, March 20, 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 380.