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This letter dated June 8, 1951 from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross encloses a report from the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a resolution passed by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council on April 13, 1951. The resolution outlines a plan for allocating the funds set aside for the tribe as payment for lands taken for the construction of the Garrison Dam. Langer writes that he is pleased that the US Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the plan outlined in the resolution.
The resolution is not included with this document, but the letters from Myer to Langer and from Chapman to Cross are enclosed.
This letter includes some annotations and a stamp that reads, "reelection."
Three Affiliated Tribes Resolution Regarding Allocation of Funds to the Credit of the Tribe for the Taking of their Land, Adopted April 13, 1951
Letter from Dillon Myer to Senator Langer Acknowledging Receipt of May 16 Letter Enclosing Three Affiliated Tribes Resolution with Copy of Letter to Martin Cross, May 24, 1951
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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 Tribal Business Council, resolution, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, reelection, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, allocation of funds, taken lands, The Taking Act, US Public Law 437
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 Tribal Business Council, US Bureau of Indian Affairs
Martin Cross, William Langer, Dillon Myer, Oscar L. Chapman
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding a Report from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regarding a Resolution Passed by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, June 8, 1951" (1951). William Langer Papers. 559.