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This letter dated August 26, 1958, from United States (US) William Langer to Fort Berthold Tribal Business Council Treasurer Ben Youngbird, expresses Langer's pleasure visiting and working with Youngbird on Youngbird's recent trip to Washington, D.C. as part of a delegation of the Tribal Business Council of the Fort Berthold Reservations.
Langer also includes a copy of a letter dated August 19, 1958 he sent to Robert Fox of the Eastern Segment of the Fort Berthold Reservation in which Langer praises the work the delegation did during their time in Washington and singling out Youngbird for special praise for his "energetic" work "on behalf of Indian people," his contacts in Washington, and his thorough preparation of facts and information with which to "state fully the case of the Indian from the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation."
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish,
William Langer, Ben Youngbird, B. J. Youngbird, Carl Whitman, Peter Starr, John White, Samuel B. Matthews, Guy Fox, Harry L. Malloy, Milton Young, Glenn L. Emmons, Roger Ernst
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Ben Youngbird Regarding Youngbird's Recent Trip to Washington, August 6, 1958" (1958). William Langer Papers. 726.