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This resolution adopted by the Three Affiliated Tribes on April 13, 1951 and sent to the United States (US) Bureau of Indian Affairs and to US Senator William Langer offers a plan for how the tribes wish to spend the settlement money allocated by US Public Law 437 for the taking of tribal lands due to the construction of the Garrison Dam. The resolution is signed by George Gillette, Secretary of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council. The resolution has a stamp at the top that reads, "please return to Senator Langer" and another that reads, "Bureau of Indian Affairs, Received May 17, 1951."
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding a Report from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regarding a Resolution Passed by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, June 8, 1951
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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 Public Law 437, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, settlement, allotment, funds, per capita payment, resolution
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, US Treasury
William Langer, George Gillette
Political History | United States History
Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, "Three Affiliated Tribes Resolution Regarding Allocation of Funds to the Credit of the Tribe for the Taking of their Land, Adopted April 13, 1951" (1951). William Langer Papers. 676.