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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 belonging 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 Chairperson Martin Cross on June 5, 1954. The telegram is not enclosed with this document.
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
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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
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Department of the Interior
Martin Cross, William Langer, Fred G. Aandahl
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Aandahl, Fred, "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" (1954). William Langer Papers. 582.