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This report documents a meeting that took place on December 16, 1946 in the conference room of the United States (US) Secretary of Interior to obtain the views of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation on the lieu lands offered by the US Secretary of War.
The report includes a roster of attendees, a transcript of the meeting and a number of exhibits submitted, including: a letter from US Under Secretary of the Interior to Attorney Ralph Case; Section 6 of US Public Law 374, 79th Congress 2d session; a memorandum to the US Secretary of the interior from the acting commissioner of Indian Affairs transmitting correspondence from Tribal Chairman George Gillette in which Gillette accepts the Secretary's invitation to have representatives of the Three Affiliated Tribes present at a special hearing; a notice to all tribal members listing a schedule of meetings to discuss the offer of lieu lands; lists of attendees and comments from meetings in various districts; a resolution announcing the rejection of the offer of lieu lands; a formal rejection of the offer; and a telegram from the Hazen Community Club to US Secretary of the Interior J.A. Krug arguing that a restudy of the lands is warranted.
Report on Second Meeting for the Purpose of Obtaining the Views of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation on the Lieu Lands Offered by the Secretary of War, December 23, 1946
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Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, lieu lands, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
US Department of the Interior, US Department of War, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
C. Girard Davidson, William Zimmerman Jr., John H. Provinse, Jeff B. Smith, Byron H. Wilde, Mark M. Mahto, Ralph H. Case, Raymond A. Wheeler, R. C. Crawford, W. W. Wanamaker, Joseph W. Kimbell, G. L. Beard, Allan G. Harper, Felix S. Cohen, Daniel F. Margolies, William Langer, Lucille H. Blake, Carlton R. Ball, Ruth M. Bronson, W. H. Farmer, Thomas B. Keehan, Robert W. Livingston, H. D. McCullough, D'Arcy McNickle, Donald Q. Palmer, Bryant Putney, Lawrence N. Stevens, William R. van Oosting, Frank E. Wetzstein, Burton Wilcox, George Gillette, Oscar L. Chapman, Raymond A. Wheeler,
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United States Department of the Interior, "Report on Meeting for the Purpose of Obtaining the Views of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation on the Lieu Lands Offered by the Secretary of War, December 16, 1946" (1946). William Langer Papers. 94.