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Martin Cross

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This telegram dated June 10, 1954 sent from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer urgently requests that Langer oppose US House Resolution 4985 (H.R. 4985) which Cross refers to as the competency bill. Cross notes that recent hearings with the US House Subcommittee of Interior and Insular Affairs the committee recommended excluding Arizona, Oklahoma, and New Mexico and that in July 1953 a bill was stopped by Carl Albert and Victor Wickersham of Oklahoma.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding House Resolution 4985, June 21, 1954

Date of Work

6-10-1954

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US House Subcommittee of Interior and Insular Affairs, US House Resolution 4985, H.R. 4985, legislation, competency bill

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US House Subcommittee of Interior and Insular Affairs

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Victor Wickersham, Carl Albert

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Telegram from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Requesting that Langer Oppose House Resolution 4985, June 10, 1954

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