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This letter dated February 18, 1950, from United States Senator William Langer to Executive Director of the Public Welfare Board of North Dakota Carlyle D. Onsrud encloses M.A. Kirkeide’s letter of January 30, 1950, which alerts Onsrud to the food and clothing situation of the Indians on the Fort Berthold Reservation. The letter asks Onsrud to check into matter carefully and advise Langer “what can be done to help these Indians.” No enclosure is included in the letter. The letter is marked with the handwritten annotations “Fort Berthold Indian Reservation” and “CR - N.D. Public Health 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
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.