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Indian Weeps At Land Sale

George Gillette (left) chairman of the Fort Berthold Indian Tribal Business Council, covers his face as he weeps in the office of Secretary of Interior J. A. Krug in Washington, May, 20, 1948. Krug is signing a contract whereby the tribe sells 155,000 acres of its reservation in North Dakota for the Garrison Dam and Reservoir project. In a prepared statement, Gillette said: "The members of the Tribal Council sign this contract with heavy hearts. Right now the future does not look good to us." (AP Photo)

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May 20, 1948 12:00:00 AM
June 06, 2007 03:11:29 PM
AP
ASSOCIATED PRESS
78188
3007 x 2658 2.69 MB
George Gilette, J.A. Krug
Tribal governments, Government and politics
American Indian, Crying, Despair, Emotion, Land Sale, Politician, Sadness
Washington, DIST. OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES
APHS56126
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