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This letter, dated June 5, 1954, from Three Affiliated Tribes elder Martin Fox to United States (US) Senator William Langer expresses frustration over claims made against the US Government by the tribes that remain unpaid. Fox requests that Langer come in person to straighten out any misunderstandings, that Langer provide a truthful answer to the misunderstandings alluded to rather than a "smooth story" from the US Bureau of Indian Affairs, and that Langer forward this letter to "Claims Commissioners" and secure a prompt reply.
Letter from Irene Martin Edwards on Behalf of Senator Langer to Martin Fox in Response to June 5 Letter, June 16, 1954
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, treaties, treaty, payment, claims, truth, misunderstanding, communication
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Bureau of Indian Affairs
William Langer, Martin Fox
Fox, Martin, "Letter from Martin Fox to Senator Langer Regarding Treaties and Promises Made to the Tribes, June 5, 1954" (1954). William Langer Papers. 868.