Authors

Ben Reifel

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This telegram, dated December 7, 1946, is from Superintendent Ben Reifel to United States Senator William Langer regarding lieu lands. Reifel states that the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation have not agreed to trade and that the council and tribal members are studying the Secretary of War's lieu lands offer. The telegram states that there will be a hearing on the offer on December 16 in Washington between Attorney Ralph Case and the Secretary of the Interior. Hand-written note on the document says, "Indians."

Date of Work

12-7-1946

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Fort Berthold Tribal Business Council, lieu lands, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

Ben Reifel, William Langer, Ralph Case

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Telegram from Ben Reifel to Senator Langer Regarding Lieu Lands, December 7, 1946

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