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William Langer

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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 taken lands due to the construction of the Garrison Dam. Langer says that he is pleased that the US Bureau of Indian Affairs favorably approved the resolution. The resolution is not included with this document, but the letters from Myer to Langer and from Chapman to Cross are enclosed. The letter includes some annotations and a stamp that reads, "reelection."

See also:

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

Date of Work

6-8-1951

Keywords

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

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Dillon Myer, Oscar L. Chapman

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

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

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