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This handwritten letter dated December 8, 1948, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to United States Senator William Langer, addresses the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council's presence in Washington D.C. to work on the Garrison Dam contract. Cross writes that Tribal Chairperson Carl Whitrman Jr. had publicly shared a plan to get tribal attorney Ralph H. Case to the reservation to work on the contract and that Cross and others are disappointed to find that the council is instead working on the contract in Washington D.C..
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Recent Decisions of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, December 13, 1948
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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 Dam Contract, Garrison Dam Agreement, Washington D.C., Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council
Martin Cross, William Langer, Ralph H. Case, Carl Whitrman Jr.
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Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Tribal Council in Washington Working on Garrison Dam Contract, December 8, 1948" (1948). William Langer Papers. 392.