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This resolution, passed by the Tribal Council of the Three Affilliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota and signed by chairman Martin Cross on January 6, 1946, expresses the council's 100% opposition to the construction of the Garrison Dam.
The resolution also expresses the council's appreciation to United States Senator from Wyoming Joseph C. O'Mahoney for his amendment to the First Deficiency Appropriation Bill of 1946 stipulating that none of the funds appropriated for the Garrison Dam project may be used until the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes are satisfactorily compensated for their lands lost through the construction and operation of the dam.
Letter from C. H. Beitzel to Joseph C. O'Mahoney Regarding Resolution from Three Affilliated Tribes Thanking Him for Amendment, February 5, 1946
First Deficiency Appropriation Bill, 1946
Resolution, O'Mahoney amendment, First Deficiency Appropriation Bill, Garrison Dam, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
United States Senate, Tribal Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Martin Cross, George Gillette, C. H. Beitzel, Joseph C. O'Mahoney
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Tribal Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota and Cross, Martin, "Resolution by Tribal Council of Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota Regarding O' Mahoney Amendment, January 10, 1946" (1946). William Langer Papers. 400.