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This letter dated July 14, 1944, from William Zimmerman, Assistant Commissioner of the United States (US) Bureau of Indian Affairs, to US Senator William Langer, refers to a request the bureau received for a report on US Senate Resolution 292, which would authorize an investigation of "oil-and-gas bearing Indian lands in the U.S. and Alaska." Zimmerman writes that he sees no need for the proposed resolution and asks Langer "what lies behind the resolution." Zimmerman restates his position that such an investigation is unnecessary.

Date of Work

7-14-1944

Keywords

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, oil, gas, oil rights, gas rights, mineral rights

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

William Zimmerman, William Langer

Letter from William Zimmerman to Senator Langer Regarding US Senate Resolution 292 Authorizing Investigation of Oil-and-Gas Producing Tribal Lands in US and Alaska, July 14, 1944

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