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Fred Aandahl

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This letter dated June 9, 1954 from United States (US) Senator William Lange to Assistant Secretary of the US Department of the Interior Fred G. Aandahl encloses a telegram from "North Dakota Indian tribes" in reference to oil and gas leases on land belong to the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. Langer asks Aandahl if he can handle the matter. The telegram referenced here is likely the one sent from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross on June 5, 1954. The telegram is not enclosed with this document.

See also:

Telegram from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Asking Langer to Prevent Leasing of Oil and Gas from the Fort Berthold Reservation Lands June 5, 1954

Letter from Orme Lewis to Senator Langer Regarding the Inquiry about the Leasing of Oil and Gas on Fort Berthold Reservation Lands, June 15, 1954

Date of Work

6-9-1954

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, oil, gas, mineral rights, taken lands, leasing lands, 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, US Department of the Interior

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Fred G. Aandahl

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Political History | United States History

Letter from Senator Langer to Fred Aandahl Regarding the Telegram from Martin Cross Requesting the Leasing of Oil and Gas on Fort Berthold Reservation Lands, June 9, 1954

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