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Joseph Wicks

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This letter dated April 3, 1950, from Joseph Hart to United States Senator William Langer encloses a bill from Henry T---- [illegible] of Fort Yates, North Dakota, which, in reference to the members of the Standing Rock Reservation, Hart writes, “I have seen this Before (sic) as the Indians have a lot of copies of this Bill (sic).” Hart says to Langer, “The Indians here will Be (sic) a Lot (sic) easier to Deal (sic) with than the Berthold Indians Were (sic).” Hart tells Langer the members of the Standing Rock Reservation only want money for the land taken from them. Hart concludes, “I will Keep (sic) you informed as to What (sic) this (sic) people Want (sic) Senator. The letter includes the handwritten annotation of the word “clear.”

Date of Work

4-3-1950

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Elbowoods, Fort Yates, Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ

People Referenced

Joseph Wicks, William Langer

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Political History | United States History

Letter from Joseph Wicks to Senator Langer Regarding Standing Rock Reservation, April 3, 1950

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