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Martin Cross

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This handwritten letter dated December 26, 1953 from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer encloses a resolution unanimously passed by the Tenth Annual Convention National Congress of American Indians on December 9, 1953. Cross informs Langer that he has been elected as the first vice-president of the National Congress of American Indians. Cross also says that he plans to be in Washington, D.C. after the 10th of January to get approval for a group of delegates to come to Washington, D.C. to help facilitate the pending bills that will benefit the Three Affiliated Tribes. The mentioned resolution is enclosed with this document. The letter is marked with some shorthand notes.

See also:

Resolution Passed by the National Congress of American Indians Regarding Mineral Rights, December 26, 1953

Letter from Irene Martin Edwards on Behalf of Senator Langer to Martin Cross Thanking him for Forwarding the Resolution Passed by the National Congress of American Indians, December 28, 1953

Date of Work

12-26-1953

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, National Congress of American Indians, Washington D.C., resolution, mineral rights, oil, US Public Law 437, PL 437, The Taking Act, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Joseph R. Garry, Helen L. Peterson

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Forwarding a Resolution Passed on December 9 by the National Congress of American Indians Regarding Mineral Rights, December 26, 1953

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