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This letter dated August 10, 1954, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer encloses two copies of meeting notes from the July 15-17 meetings on releasing tribal funds from the US Treasury. Notes were taken by the Tribal stenographer and by Superintendent Ralph Shane. Cross says the majority of speakers did not favor the plan put forth by the US Bureau of Indian Affairs as a means of distributing funds held in trust for the tribes. Cross asks Langer for his opinion. Copies of the enclosed transcripts are included with this document. The notes include a resolution.
Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Enclosing Transcripts of Notes from July 15-17 Meeting, August 10, 1954
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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, funds held in trust, release of tribal funds, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, resolution
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 Bureau of Indian Affairs
William Langer, Martin Cross, Homer Jenkins, Ralph Shane, W. O. Roberts, Ben Youngbird, Graham Holmes, David Painte, Martin Fox, Mike Mason, Walter Plenty Chief, Clarence Perkins, Q. R. Shulte, William Deane, Franklin Howard, Nora Painte, Levi Waters, George Crow Flies High, Byron Wilde, Guy Fox, Sam Lincoln, Philip Adkins, Mrs. Philip Adkins, Peter Star, Tom Spotted Wolf, Samuel B. Matthews
Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Enclosing Transcripts of Notes from July 15-17 Meeting, August 10, 1954" (1954). William Langer Papers. 929.