Joseph Wicks



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This letter dated May 17, 1950, from Joseph Wicks to United States Senator William Langer, is a copy of Wicks's critiques of John Hart's speech to the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting of the Interstate Council on Indian Affairs. Among many critiques, Wicks takes particular exception to Hart's claim that prejudice against tribal members is undeniable. There is a handwritten note from Wicks to Langer at the top of the letter that reads as follows: "Bill, I think this should change the thinking of Aandahl & Hart on Indians."

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Letter from Senator Langer to Joseph Wicks Regarding John Hart's Speech Regarding the Rehabilitation of Indians, June 5, 1950

Date of Work



relocation, rehabilitation

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, Spirit Lake, Interstate Council on Indian Affairs

People Referenced

William Langer, Joseph Wicks, John B. Hart, Fred G. Aandahl


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Letter from Joseph Wicks to Senator Langer Regarding John Hart's Speech Regarding the Rehabilitation of Indians, May 17, 1950