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This letter dated December 31, 1945, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Anna Wilde, a member of the Three Affilitated Tribes of Fort Berthold, expresses thanks for Wilde's "interesting and important letter" and includes a copy of the the speech Langer made on the senate floor that shows Langer intends to "leave nothing undone to help the Indians."
Langer adds: "The dam, as you know, will in all probability be built, but it cannot be built before this land has been paid for."
A handwritten annotation reads "Indians" and "COPY" is stamped on the document.
See also: "Fort Berthold Indians of North Dakota," Pamphlet by Floyd Montclair, June 16, 1945
Letter from Anna Wilde to Senator Langer Regarding A Possible Alternative to the Garrison Dam, December 18, 1945
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The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, land payment
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Anna Wilde, Byron H. Wilde, William Langer
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Anna Wilde regarding the Garrison Dam, December 31, 1945" (1945). William Langer Papers. 833.