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John Hamilton

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This letter dated November 7, 1945, from John E. Hamilton, President of the National American Indian Defense Association, Inc. to United States (US) Senator William Langer, informs Langer that Hamilton corresponded with Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross and Cross said he and Peter Beauchamp have been selected as delegates to go to Washington, D. C. in regard to the construction of the Garrison Dam. Cross told Hamilton the tribes have been authorized to hire an attorney to help with the Garrison Dam conflict.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to John Hamilton Regarding Martin Cross Visit to Washington, D. C., November 3, 1945

Letter from Senator Langer to John Hamilton Regarding Martin Cross Visit to Washington, D. C., November 10, 1945

Date of Work

11-7-1945

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, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, attorney, delegates, delegation, Washington D. C., acquisition of land, taken land, land taking, land seizure, taking

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, US War Department, National American Indian Defense Association Inc.

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, John E. Hamilton, Peter Beauchamp

Letter from John Hamilton to Senator Langer Regarding Correspondence from Martin Cross, November 7, 1945

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