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This letter dated August 9, 1946 from Adorah Carson, a member of the Federated Cavalier Civitas Club of Cavalier, to United States Senator William Langer asks to delay the construction of the Garrison Dam until further consideration can be given to the alternate plan proposed by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council. Carson asks that the tribes be left in peace in their homes lest North Dakota create a permanent "blot" on its history due to its treatment of the Indigenous people of this land.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Adorah Carson Regarding Garrison Dam, August 20, 1946

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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 Diversion, Missouri River, lieu lands, relocation, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council

Organizations Referenced

Federated Cavalier Civitas Club, Fort Berthold Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, US Bureau of Indian Affairs

People Referenced

Adorah Carson, William Langer, Mr. Gorud


Political History | United States History

Letter from Adorah Carson to Senator Langer Regarding Garrison Dam, August 9, 1946