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This letter dated March 20, 1947, from the Tribal Business Council Chairperson George Gillette to United States Senator William Langer, requests that Langer ignore Eli Perkins's concerns regarding tribal matters. Gillette writes to Langer, “it has come to my attention that you have been corresponding with Mr. Eli Perkins concerning the abolishment of the Indian Bureau.” Gillette affirms that he is in a better position to convey anything “concerning the general sentiment of the Indians of this Reservation.”

This letter contains some handwriting and Gillette's signature.

Date of Work

3-20-1947

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Elbowoods

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Indian Bureau

People Referenced

George Gillette, William Langer, Eli Perkins

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from George Gillette to Senator Langer Requesting Langer to Ignore Eli Perkins Concerning Tribal Affairs, March 20, 1947

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