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Dillon Myer

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This letter dated May 24, 1951 from Commissioner Dillon Myer to United States (US) Senator William Langer thanks Langer for sending a copy of a resolution passed by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council which outlines a plan for sending the funds provided for their taken land on account of the construction of the Garrison Dam. The letter encloses a letter from Oscar L. Chapman, Secretary of the US Interior to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross in which Chapman approves the proposed use of funds per the tribal resolution. The enclosed letter from Chapman is included with this document.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Dillon Myer Forwarding Copy of Resolution Adopted by Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, May 16, 1951

Date of Work

5-24-1951

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, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, allocation of funds, the Taking Act, US Public Law 437, resolution

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 Department of the Interior, US Bureau of Indian Affairs

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Dillon Myer, Oscar L. Chapman

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Political History | United States History

Letter from Dillon Myer to Senator Langer Acknowledging Receipt of May 16 Letter Enclosing Three Affiliated Tribes Resolution with Copy of Letter from Martin Cross, May 24, 1951

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