Authors

Martin Cross

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This hand-written letter, dated December 8, 1948, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to Senator William Langer regarding the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council's presence in Washington to work on the Garrison Dam contract. Cross writes that Tribal Chairman Carl Whitrman Jr. had publicly shared a plan to get tribal attorney Ralph 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..

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Recent Decisions of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, December 13, 1948

Publication Date

12-8-1948

Keywords

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

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Ralph Case, Carl Whitrman Jr.

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Tribal Council in Washington Working on Garrison Dam Contract, December 8, 1948

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