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This written address dated August 21, 1947, from United States Senator William Langer to the town meeting of the Air Program in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the subject of “Are We Giving Our American Indians a Square Deal” is a twelve point, two page address where Langer expresses the American Indian has “been pushed around for many years” and is “getting no square deal from his Government in granting him rights as a citizen and not as a ward of the nation.” The address is marked with the handwritten annotation “Indians.”
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Indian Affairs, reservation system, voting, Wheeler-Howard Act
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Committee on Civil Service, Indian Affairs
Langer, William, "Address from Senator Langer to a Town Meeting Regarding Giving American Indians A Square Deal, August 21, 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 772.