ERIC Number: ED066280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Annual Report of New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Indian Affairs, 1970-71.
Hathorn, John R.
The 1970-71 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, Onandaga, Shinnecock, and Poospatuck--located within the boundaries of New York. The Department of Commerce programs have included assistance in industrial development on Indian reservations. The Department of Education has contracted with 12 public school districts and 4 Boards of Cooperative Educational Services for the instruction of elementary and secondary pupils near the reservations. In addition, assistance is provided to high school graduates enrolled in post-secondary institutions. The Department of Health offers public health services, including ambulatory medical care in clinics. The Department of Transportation maintains reservation routes as part of the regular state highway system. Also included are discussions of social services, library services, health programs, and American Indian conferences and councils. The chairman's report on the 1970-71 progress of the Interdepartmental Committee and the accomplishments of the Legislative Subcommittee on Indian Affairs are related. Addresses of the 7 interdepartmental committee members, the 120 Indian Interest Organizations, and 9 Indian Reservation leaders and officials are included. (FF)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Indian Affairs, Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York