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Martin Cross

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This letter, dated June 8, 1954, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer encloses a copy of the letter that Cross sent to the US Commissioner of Indian Affairs, a copy of a telegram, and a copy of tribal resolutions that invite the Commissioner to the Fort Berthold Reservation in order to explain the tribe's plan for release of the funds held in trust for the tribe. This correspondence to the Commissioner is an attempt to push against the unsuccessful appeal efforts. The letter, wire, and resolutions are enclosed with this document. There are some handwritten notes on these documents.

Date of Work

6-8-1954

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, resolution, per capita payments, appeal

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, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior

People Referenced

Samuel B. Matthews, Martin Cross, Ralph M. Shane, William Langer, W. O. Roberts, Glenn Emmons

Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Appeal to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with Enclosures, June 8, 1954

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