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This telegram dated February 16, 1955 from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer informs Langer that the delegation in Washington D.C. consisting of Carl Whitman Jr. and Ben J. Young Bird from the Fort Berthold Reservation do not represent the Tribal Council and that they are an unauthorized delegation. Cross indicates that they are not authorized to conduct tribal business.
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Acknowledging February 16, 1955 Telegram, February 21, 1955
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Washington D.C., delegates, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council
Carl Whitman Jr., Martin Cross, William Langer, Ben J. Young Bird
Political History | United States History
Cross, Martin, "Telegram from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Informing that the Delegation Headed to Washington, D.C. Do Not Represent the Tribal Council, February 16, 1955" (1955). William Langer Papers. 606.