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Abraham Lincoln as Great Father: A Look at Federal Indian Policy, 1861–1865

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Thomas A. Britten
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 40, no. 3, 2016, pp. 103-122
Description
Argues that the president had little knowledge of Native Americans, considered them a low priority, and basically continued the assimilationist policies of previous governments.
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Acknowledging the Past to Heal the Future: the Role of Reparations for Native Nations

Alternate Title
Reparations: Interdisciplinary Inquiries
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Rebecca Tsosie
Description
Discusses framework of reparations to include the emotional, spiritual, political and social realms all within the context of the particular history of Native peoples. Chapter in book: Reparations: Interdisciplinary Inquiries edited by Jon Miller and Rahul Kumar.
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Alaska Native Peoples and Conservation Planning: A Recipe for Meaningful Participation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melanie B. Jacobs
Jeffrey J. Brooks
Native Studies Review, vol. 20, no. 2, 2011, pp. 91-135
Description
Study's interview data identified main issue was cultural appropriateness in areas such as communications, relations, involvement and logistics. Authors include six propositions based on analysis of information gathered.
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Alaska Telemedicine: Growth Through Collaboration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chris Patricoski
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 63, no. 4, Special Issue: eHealth, 2004, pp. 365-386
Description
Looks at changes in Alaska telemedicine resulting from Federal funding and partnerships between state and private health organizations.
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Allotment Knowledges: Grid Spaces, Home Places, and Storyscapes on The Way to Rainy Mountain

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marcel Brousseau
NAIS: Journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, vol. 5, no. 1, Spring, 2018, pp. 136-167
Description
Looks at Kiowa responses to allotment by comparing N. Scott Momaday’s canonical literary work to Mark Palmer's "Indigital" cartography in terms of understanding, recording and remembering the process and effects of the United States government’s policy in the Oklahoma territory.
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American Indian & Alaska Native Grandfamilies: Helping Children Thrive through Connection to Family and Cultural Identity: Toolkit

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Generations United
National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)
Description
Developed with the goal of assisting non-Indigenous staff to gain cultural competency through an understanding of family and kinship systems and historical and contemporary contexts, as well as providing information on the services available for support.
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American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health: Diverse Perspectives on Enduring Disparities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joseph P. Gone
Joseph E. Trimble
Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, vol. 8, April 2012, pp. 131-160
Description
Presents review of mental health disparities: identifies and defines American Indian/Alaskan Natives, summarizes mental health disparities, looks at available psychosocial interventions and alternatives to fixing mental health problems.
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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 Issues: An Introductory and Curricular Guide for Educators

Alternate Title
Wild Rivers Teaching American History Project
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
[Gayle Olson-Raymer
Anne Hartline
Sophie Huntington
David Riesenfeld]
Description
Contains links to historical overview and nine lesson plans, including: Mascots, Symbols, and Names, Federal Indian Policy: Historical Roots and 19th Century Policies, Indian Boarding Schools, Red Power and American Indian Tribal Gaming.
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American Indian Language Policy and School Success

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jon Reyhner
The Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, vol. 12, Special Issue 3, Summer, 1993, pp. 35-59
Description
Looks at the effects the Native American Language Act has had on Indian Education.
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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 Theatre and Performance

Alternate Title
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Courtney Elkin Mohler
Description
Defines the genre, provides a brief historical background, looks at the Trickster character, and comments on stereotypes. Chapter from The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today, Volume 1 edited by Russell M. Lawson.
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American Indian Tribes in the United States: A Strange Situation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Thomas Brasdefer
Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 22, no. 4, Special Issue of Indigenous Policy: Anthropology, Archaeology and Litigation - Alaska Style, Spring, 2012, pp. 1-9
Description
Looks at legal definition in the United States for Indian tribe, the current issues in Indian country, and how to put Native America back on the map.
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American Indians and the Environment

Alternate Title
C
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Liana Roach
Description
Looks at pollution, desertification of the southwest, resource scarcity, and climate change. Capstone Experience Manuscript--Commonwealth Honors College, 2011.
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American Indians and the Fight for Equal Voting Rights

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Susan Olson
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 36, no. 1, 2012, pp. 179-181
Description
Book review of: American Indians and the Fight for Equal Voting Rights by Laughlin McDonald. Review located by scrolling to page 179.
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