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This memorandum, issued May 2, 1957 by Owen D. Morken, Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, to all enrolled members of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota, introduces the plans and procedures governing the distribution of segregated shares to the members of the Fort Berthold Reservation, as provided in United States Public Law 553. The memorandum includes an attachment that lays out detailed regulations governing, among other things, the authority of the agency superintendent to approve or deny applications and plans, restrictions on the use of minors' funds, the use of segregated funds to repay debt or delinquent taxes, and procedure for appealing decisions.
An Act to Provide for the Segregation of Certain Funds of the Fort Berthold Indians on the Basis of Membership Roll Prepared for Such Purpose
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, per capita payments, per capita allocation, Senate Bill 2151, House Resolution 20221, Public Law 553, Garrison Dam, Public Law 437
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Fort Berthold Indian Agency
Owen D. Morken, W. Barton Greenwood
Morken, Owen D., "Memorandum from Owen D. Morken to Enrolled Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes Regarding Per Capita Payments, May 2, 1957" (1957). William Langer Papers. 720.