Authors

Arthur Mandan

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This handwritten letter dated January 14, 1949, from Arthur Mandan to United States Senator Langer requesting that “Indians should be permitted to buy drinks like any citizen of the country.” Mandan notes “we only get discrimination” and the present law is “making more Indians criminals in the sight of the white man.” The letter includes the handwritten annotation “Thank him.”

See also:

Letter from William Langer to Arthur Mandan Regarding the Right of Indians to Drink, January 19, 1949

Date of Work

1-14-1949

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Prohibition

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

People Referenced

Arthur Mandan, William Langer

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Arthur Mandan to Senator Langer Requesting that Indians Should be Permitted to Drink, January 14, 1949

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