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This letter dated July 20, 1954 from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross thanks Cross for contacting Langer about the July 8 hearings regarding a proposed amendment to US Public Law 280. Langer informs Cross that the bill is still under consideration. There are some handwritten notes on the letter.
An Act to Confer Jurisdiction on the States of California, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon, and Wisconsin, with Respect to Criminal Offenses and Civil Causes of Action Committed or Arising on Indian Reservations Within Such States, and for Other Purposes (US Public Law 280)
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Public Law 280, PL 280, amendment, legislation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Martin Cross, William Langer
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Proposed Amendment to Public Law 280, July 20, 1954" (1954). William Langer Papers. 599.