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William Langer

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This letter dated February 14, 1952, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to US Secretary of the Interior Oscar Chapman, informs Chapman of the recent visit Langer received from Fort Berthold tribal member James Black Dog who showed Langer a copy of a resolution demanding an audit of all tribal monies collected and spent in a number of categories, as well as interest accrued on monies received for tribal land sold to the US Government in connection with the construction of the Garrison Dam.

Langer asks for Chapman's attention in the matter and expresses his appreciation for any information Chapman will be able to provide.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to J. Howard McGrath Regarding James Black Dog's Request for FBI Investigation of Tribal Funds, January 18, 1952

"Voice of the People" from Justin Spotted Bear et al., Demanding an Audit of Tribal Funds, January 28, 1952

Date of Work

2-14-1952

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, tribal resolution, audit, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish,

People Referenced

Oscar Chapman, William Langer, James Black Dog

Letter from Senator Langer to Oscar Chapman Regarding Resolution Demanding Audit of Tribal Funds, February 14, 1952

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