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This letter dated February 18, 1950, from United States Senator (US) William Langer to Carlyle D. Onsrud, Executive Director of the Public Welfare Board of North Dakota, includes an attached letter from Mountrail County Extension agent M.A. Kirkeide’s dated January 30, 1950, alerting Langer of a food and clothing shortage on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Langer's letter to Onsrud asks Onsrud to check into the matter and advise Langer “what can be done to help these Indians.” Langer's letter is marked with the handwritten annotations “Fort Berthold Indian Reservation” and “CR - N.D. Public Welf. Building.”
Letter from M.A. Kirkeide to Senator Langer Regarding Lack of Food and Clothing on the Fort Berthold Reservation, January 30, 1950
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Elbowoods, starvation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Shell Village, Public Welfare Board of North Dakota, Mountrail County Extension Service
William Langer, Carlyle Onsrud, M.A. Kirkeide
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Carlyle Onsrud Regarding Lack of Food and Clothing on the Fort Berthold Reservation, February 18, 1950" (1950). William Langer Papers. 702.