Bureau of Indian Affairs

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An Abridgement of Constitutional Rights?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harold G. Begay
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 18, no. 3, May 1979, pp. [1-4]
Description
Compares education policies and practises with some related federal legislation and court opinions on citizenship status and Constitutional rights.
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Activities to Address HIV/AIDS in Native American Communities

Alternate Title
Technical Assistance Report (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
NASTAD (National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors)
Description
Identifies sources for healthcare, strategies and approaches for communities dealing with disease, and provides a sampling of current programs.
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Alaskan Claim

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Terry Fenge
Alternatives Journal, vol. 29, no. 1, Winter, 2003, pp. 58-61
Description
Book review of: Take My Land, Take My Life: The Story of Congress's Historic Settlement of the Alaska Native Land Claims, 1960-1971 by Donald Craig Mitchell.
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The American Indian and United States Diplomatic History

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Arthur N. Gilbert
History Teacher, vol. 8, no. 2, February 1975, pp. 229-241
Description
Discusses how marginalization and isolation of the Native American from written history disregards the historical roots of diplomacy and foreign relations.
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American Indian Ethno-Science

Alternate Title
A Study of the Many Farms Science Project: American Indian Ethno-Science
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Albert J. Snow
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 12, no. 1, October 1972, pp. [5-11]
Description
Explains how the Many Farms High School science program works in harmony with the environment.
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The American Indian in the Great War: Real and Imagined [Part One, Chapter Two]

Alternate Title
Chapter II: American Indian Affairs Before the Great War
Part I: The Road to WWI
The Road to War: American Indian Affairs
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Diane Camurat
Description
Master's Thesis submitted in 1993 to the Institut Charles V of the University of Paris VII. Content includes: Grant's Peace Policy and Its Developments, 1869-1879; The "Social Gospel", 1879-1897; Allotment and Resistance; A "Progressive Era" for the American Indians, 1897-1917; and Education and Health.
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American Indian Landowners, Leasemen, and Bureaucrats Property, Paper, and the Poli- Technics of Dispossession in Southwestern Oklahoma

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tony N. VanWinkle
Jack R. Friedman
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 4, Fall, 2018, pp. 508-533
Description
Article uses archival and ethnographic evidence to examine land tenure within a southwestern Oklahoma county; examines how the system created to protect the rights of Indigenous landowners actually functions to redirect access to the land, to the economic benefit of non-Indigenous ranchers and farmers.
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American Indian Policy in the Old Northwest, 1783-1812

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Reginald Horsman
The William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 18, no. 1, 3rd Series, January 1961, pp. 35-53
Description
Outlines methods used by U.S. government to acquire lands between Ohio and the Mississippi from unwilling Native Americans.
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American Indian Records in the National Archives

Alternate Title
Native American Heritage
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Description
Information about Native Americans who maintained their association with the federally recognized tribes.
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The American Indian Renascence?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nancy Oestreich Lurie
American Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, Indian Today, Fall, 1965, pp. 25-50
Description
Compares American Indians with other minorities living in the United States.
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American Indian School a Far Cry from the Past

Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Charla Bear
Description
Radio report discusses Sherman Indian High School in Riverside California and the controversy over whether the Federally-funded schools should closed. Accompanied by article. Duration: 7:46.
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American Indian Views of Public Health Nursing, 1930-1950

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nancy Reifel
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, Special Issue on Disease, Health, and Survival Among Native Americans, 1999, pp. 143-154
Description
Investigates how the Sioux, who interacted with field nurses, evaluated the nurses' work against traditional Sioux medicine standards.
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American Indians of the Pacific Northwest

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
University of Washington Libraries
Description
Database with over 2300 original photographs complemented by essays and maps, 1500 pages from the Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (USA), and six Treaties.
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American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Collection includes over 2,300 original photographs, annual reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior from 1851 to 1908 and six Indian Treaties negotiated in 1855. Study questions suitable for use by K-12 teachers.
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Among Ghost Dances: Sarah Winnemucca and the Production of Tribal Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mark Rifkin
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 31, no. 1-2, Spring-Summer, 2019, pp. 170-207
Description
Discusses Winnemucca’s 1883 book, Life among the Piutes, and her advocacy work on behalf of the Piutes; focuses on the rhetorical strategies and political positioning Winnemucca uses to represent her people and their interests to settler publics and government officials.
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Anthropologists in Unexpected Places: Tracing Anthropological Theory, Practice, and Policy in Indians at Work

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mindy J. Morgan
American Anthropologist, vol. 119, no. 3, September 2017, pp. 435-447
Description
Looks at authors and articles appearing in the periodical published by the Office of Indian Affairs during the 1930s. It served as a forum for intradisciplinary debates, particularly in the emerging subfield of applied anthropology.
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Apache Nightmare

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Michael D. Pierce
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 23, no. 3/4, Summer/Fall, 1999, pp. 109-111
Description
Book review of: Apache Nightmare: The Battle at Cibecue Creek by Charles Collins.
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Archival Captive--The American Indian

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
William T. Hagan
American Archivist, vol. 41, no. 2, April 1978, pp. 135-142
Description
Focuses on how non-Indians have both written and interpreted the American historical record.
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Beyond 180 Days

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carl G. Foster
Emma Gabel
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 25, no. 2, January 1986, pp. [18-23]
Description
Examines Chinle Agency's Summer Supplemental Special Education Program offered to teachers of Navajo tribes and surveys its effect on teacher attitudes toward the exceptional student.
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The BIA School Administrator and Effective Leadership

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carl G. Foster
Sigmund A. Boloz

Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 19, no. 2, May 1980, pp. [24-28]
Description
How Public Law 95-561 changes the role of the Bureau of Indian Affair administrators.
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