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Martin Cross

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This telegram dated March 5, 1956 from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer informs Langer that a delegation consisting of Frank Heart, Carl Whitman [Jr.], and Ben Young Bird are on their way to Washington, D.C. without authorization from the Tribal Council. Cross says that the delegation is not supported by any group of people. Cross says that the Tribal Council wishes to work with the Bureau while this delegation does not and suggests that no assistance be given to the delegation. Handwritten notes on the telegram read, "Cross, Martin" and "file."

Date of Work

3-5-1956

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, delegation, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, conflict, Washington D.C.

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, US Bureau of Indian Affairs

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Frank Heart, Carl Whitman Jr., Ben Young Bird

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Telegram from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Delagation from Fort Berthold to Washington, D.C. that is Largely Unsupported by the Tribal Council, March 5, 1956

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