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Wesley D'Ewart

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This letter dated July 23, 1956, from Secretary of the United States (US) Interior Wesley D'Ewart to US Senator William Langer, informs Langer that D'Ewart advised the US Commissioner of Indian Affairs to have the Solicitor re-examine the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Constitution and other regulations in order to resolve the election issue on the reservation. D'Ewarts says that he can furnish Langer with a copy of the letter that he wrote to the Tribal Business Council dated June 20, 1956.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Wesley D'Ewart Regarding Election Request, May 24, 1956

Letter from Wesley D'Ewart to Martin Cross Regarding Tribal Council Election, July 23, 1956

Memorandum from the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs Regarding Proposed Elections on the Fort Berthold Reservation, June 20, 1956

Date of Work

7-23-1956

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, election, conflict, Tribal Constitution, by-laws, redistricting, inundation, re-location, vote, absentee ballot, absentee voting, 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, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, US Department of the Interior

People Referenced

William Langer, Wesley A. D'Ewart

Letter from Wesley D'Ewart to Senator Langer Regarding Election Request, July 23, 1956

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