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This letter dated April 25, 1951 from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer encloses a resolution adopted by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council on April 13, 1951. The resolution concerns the administration of funds allotted to the Three Affiliated Tribes for the taking of their land due to construction of the Garrison Dam. Cross is concerned that once the tribes receive the money the US Government will stop providing certain kinds of assistance to them and he expresses a wish to obtain this information before moving forward. A copy of the resolution is enclosed with this letter.

See also:

Three Affiliated Tribes Resolution Regarding Allocation of Funds to the Credit of the Tribe for the Taking of their Land, Adopted April 13, 1951

Date of Work

4-25-1951

Keywords

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, resolution, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, taken land, allocation of funds, US Public Law 437, The Taking Act

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

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Enclosing Resolution Adopted by Three Affiliated Tribes Regarding Allocation of Funds from the Taking of their Land, April 25, 1951

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