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This letter dated January 13, 1948, from WF Gierke to United States Senator William Langer, Gierke discusses the economic and social conditions of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. He states that there has not been much trouble on the Reservation and that Langer should contact the Tribes personally for a more authentic report. Gierke also states that taxpayer's money should not be given directly and that instead, the Tribes should be given proper "instruction."
Letter from Senator Langer to WF Gierke Regarding Fort Berthold Reservation, February 12, 1948
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Fort Totten, Turtle Mountain, Watford City, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
William Langer, WF Gierke
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Gierke, WF, "Letter from Gierke to Senator Langer Regarding Fort Berthold Reservation, January 13, 1948" (1948). William Langer Papers. 462.