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This resolution dated January 6, 1946, passed by the Tribal Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota and signed by Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Martin Cross, 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 which stipulates 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.

See also:

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

Date of Work

1-10-1946

Keywords

Resolution, O'Mahoney amendment, First Deficiency Appropriation Bill, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

Organizations Referenced

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, Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council

People Referenced

Martin Cross, George Gillette, C. H. Beitzel, Joseph C. O'Mahoney

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Resolution by Tribal Council of Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota Regarding O' Mahoney Amendment, January 10, 1946

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