ERIC Number: ED192964
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Indian Health Service Oversight and Reauthorization of Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
The transcript of the March 28, 1980, Senate hearing on the Indian Health Service (IHS) and reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (Public Law 94-437) held in Billings, Montana, is presented with testimony from the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota, Montana United Indian Association, Montana Indian Health Board, Fort Peck Tribe, Crow Tribe, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Fort Belknap, Flathead Tribe, and Devils Lake Sioux Tribe. Testimony is included on Public Law 93-638 (the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act), various aspects of IHS, Indian health services/facilities/programs, problems of reservation Indians and of Montana's urban Indians. Testimony includes requesting renewed funding for the American Indians Into Medicine (INMED) Program under Title I of Public Law 94-437, which provides for Indian health manpower development. Details are included on INMED, which is based at the University of North Dakota, and serves 22 reservations in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska. INMED is described as a program which identifies prospective medical career students from all grade levels and aids them in obtaining an advanced degree in the medical field. Appended are statements from Wind River Arapahoes and the National Urban Indian Council. (AN)
Descriptors: Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indians, Delivery Systems, Federal Indian Relationship, Health Facilities, Health Services, Labor Force Development, Medical Education, Postsecondary Education, Reservation American Indians, Secondary Education, Self Determination, Student Recruitment, Tribes, Trust Responsibility (Government), Urban American Indians
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
Identifiers: American Indians Into Medicine Program; Indian Health Care Improvement Act; Indian Health Service; Indian Self Determination Education Assistance Act
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