ERIC Number: ED066279
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Annual Report of New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Indian Affairs, 1969-70.
Hathorn, John R.
The 1969-70 annual report of the New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Indian Affairs describes the committee's purpose and function as being to render, through the several state departments and agencies represented, various services to the 8 Indian Reservations--Cattaraugus, St. Regis, Tonawanda, Tuscarora, Allegany, Anandaga, Shinnecock, and Poospatuck--located within the boundaries of New York. The Department of Commerce programs have included assistance in industrial development and tourist promotion. The Department of Education has contracted with 12 public school districts near the reservations to educate Indian children. In addition, transportation, tuition, and assistance to high school graduates enrolled in post-secondary institutions are discussed. The Department of Transportation maintains all highways on Indian Reservations, along with other state highways. The Department of Health offers general medical clinics, child health clinics, and non-clinic medical services, and county health departments offer services in behalf of specific reservations. The chairman's report of 1969-70 activities and events, addresses of the 7 New York State Interdepartmental Committee members and 21 Indian Interest Organizations, and 9 Indian Reservation leaders and officials are included. A related document is ED 032 959. (FF)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Indian Affairs, Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York