Authors

Martin Fox

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This letter dated March 28, 1952, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Fox to United States (US) Senator William Langer, expresses concern that the tribal council has been taking trips to Washington, D.C., and the people do not know why. Fox expresses concern at being left in the dark by the tribal council and worries that the council is spending tribal funds unnecessarily. Fox further says that he feels that his representation treats him and other tribal members as feeble-minded. Fox asks Langer to consider these matters.

A handwritten note at the top of the letter reads, "Indian Affairs" and "Spotted Bear, Justin."

See also:

Letter from Dorothy Gwinn for Senator Langer to Martin Fox Enclosing Report from the US Bureau of Indian Affairs Regarding Concern about the Tribal Council, May 12, 1952

Date of Work

3-28-1952

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, conflict, delegation, Washington D. C., tribal funds

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, Fort Berthold Indian Agency

People Referenced

Martin Fox, William Langer, Justin Spotted Bear, Reginald W. Quinn, R. W. Quinn

Letter from Martin Fox to Senator Langer Conveying a Dissatisfaction with the Tribal Council, March 28, 1952

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