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Call # E93 .C72 2001r
Title The Indian, America's unfinished business : report of the Commission on the Rights, Liberties, and Responsibilities of the American Indian / compiled by William A. Brophy and Sophie D. Aberle
Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2001
Edition Plains reprint ed
Book Cover
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Descript. xvii, 242 p. : ill., map. ; 21 cm
Series Civilization of the American Indian series ; [v. 83]
Note Reprint. Originally published: University of Oaklahoma Press, 1966. (Civilization of the American Indian series ; v. 83)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1934-
Indians of North America -- Social conditions
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc
Alt Author Brophy, William A. (William Aloysius), 1903-1962
Aberle, Sophie D., 1899-
Commission on the Rights, Liberties, and Responsibilities of the American Indian
OCLC # 48909422
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Introduction 
 IFacts About Indians3
 IILandmarks in Indian Law17
Ch. 2Tribal Governments 
 ILegislative and Executive Powers24
 IIAdministration of Justice45
Ch. 3Economic Development 
 IIPresent Reservation Economy: Problems and Potentials66
 IIIFuture Development87
 IVCost of Economic Development and Sources of Capital106
 VResponsibility of the Indians111
Ch. 4Bureau of Indian Affairs 
 IIIThe Structure of the B.I.A.119
 IVPossible Measures for Improving B.I.A. Services129
Ch. 5Education 
 IIStudies About the Education of Indians139
 IIIThe Indian Pupil and His Needs141
 VAppropriations for Indian Education148
 VIFederal Schools149
 VIIIAdult Education153
 IXFederal Teachers and Counselors154
 XBranch of Education155
Ch. 6Health 
 IIThe Present Situation161
 IIIVital Statistics162
 IVHousing Among "Acculturated" and Tribal Indians and Federal Housing166
 VIBridge Between Patient and Medical Facility17̃
 VIIGoals in Indian Health176
Ch. 7Policies Which Impede Indian Assimilation 
 IIBackground of Termination180
 IIIKinds of Termination183
 IVWater Rights Under Termination207
 App: Tables215
 About the Authors229
 Special Studies by the Commission233