Authors

Martin Cross

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This hand-written letter, dated March 20, 1947, from Three Affiliated Tribes Member Martin Cross to Senator William Langer, comments on the per capita payments proposed in conjunction with the Garrison Dam as well as additional appropriations for attorney fees and Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council expenses. Cross indicates that there's a disconnect between the will of the members of the tribes and the Three Affiliated Tribal Council. Letters from G. J. Mahowald and Fred Wheeler enclosed with this document.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Per Capita Payments, April 8, 1947

Publication Date

3-20-1947

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, per capita payments, appropriation, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council expenses, delegates

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Indian Office

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Joseph Young Hawk, G. J. Mahowald, Fred Wheeler, Lloyd Howard

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Commenting on Per Capita Payment, March 20, 1947

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