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In this letter, dated May 1, 1947, M. Ferne (Mrs. C. J.) Chilson, of Deering, North Dakota, urges United States Senator William Langer to use his influence to have the Garrison Dam Project "opened for restudy," and to then try to get the site of the dam "located where the Indians wish instead of instead of forcing them out of their homes once more and breaking a treaty with them."
Letter from Senator Langer to M. Ferne Chilson Regarding Garrison Dam Project, May 13, 1947
Garrison, Garrison Dam, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
M. Ferne Chilson, C. J. Chilson, William Langer
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Chilson, M. Ferne, "Letter from M. Ferne Chilson to Senator Langer Urging Restudy of Garrison Dam Location, May 1, 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 408.