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This letter, dated February 15, 1949, is from William Zimmerman to United States (US) Senator William Langer regarding Burton Wilcox's plan for the relocation of The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation tribal members. In it, Zimmerman lists organizations currently working on similar plans including the Missouri River Basin Investigations Staff of the Indian Service, The Indian Service, and the US Congress. He also notes that HJ Res 33 is related to these goals. He concludes by writing that Wilcox's proposal is thoughtful and that he should forward it to Allan G Harper, the Assistant Regional Director of the Indian Service. The document has a handwritten note at the top that reads "Indians." See also: Letter from Senator Langer to Zimmerman Regarding Wilcox Relocation Plan, February 3, 1949; Letter from Senator Langer to Wilcox Regarding Relocation, March 17, 1949; An Act to Vest Title to Certain Lands of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, in the United States, and to Provide Compensation Therefor

Date of Work

2-15-1949

Keywords

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, Indian Service, Congress, Missouri River Basin Investigations Staff, Bureau of Indian Affairs, The Department of the Interior, flood, relocation, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, Missouri River Basin Investigations Unit

Organizations Referenced

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, Indian Service, Congress, Missouri River Basin Investigations Staff, Bureau of Indian Affairs, The Department of the Interior, Missouri River Basin Investigations Unit

People Referenced

William Langer, William Zimmerman, Burton Wilcox, Allan Harper

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Political History | United States History

Letter from Zimmerman to Senator Langer Regarding Wilcox Relocation Plan, February 15, 1949

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