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This telegram dated May 6, 1948, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council Chairman George Gillette to United States (US) Senator William Langer, requests that "Indian Office" authorize that per capita pay shares for minors under the age eighteen be allocated to heads of families. The original proposal has been rejected by the Tribal Council and Gillette urges Langer to support his request. This telegram contains shorthand notes at the bottom.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Agriculture, industrial, farming, ranching, per capita payments
Fort Berthold Tribal Council, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council
George Gillette, William Langer
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Gillette, George, "Telegram from George Gillette to Senator Langer Regarding Pay Per Capita of Minors, May 6, 1948" (1948). William Langer Papers. 459.