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This letter dated April 12, 1956, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross, provides an update on US House Resolution 5566 (H.R. 5566) which aims to extend the US Indian Claims Commission. Langer reports that the US Subcommittee on Indian Affairs ordered the bill be reported to the US Full Interior Committee without the amendment recommended by the US Department of Justice. Langer encloses a copy of the pertinent US Senate Report (Senate Report 1727), which is not included with this document. Langer says he will keep Cross updated.
United States Indian Claims Commission Final Report
Indian Land Areas Judicially Established
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding US House Resolution 5566, March 1, 1956
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US House Resolution 5566, H.R. 5566, legislation, US Indian Claims Commission
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Department of the Interior, US Department of Justice, US Subcommittee on Indian Affairs, US Full Interior Committee, US Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
Martin Cross, William Langer, James E. Murray
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding US House Resolution 5566, April 12, 1956" (1956). William Langer Papers. 642.