ERIC Number: ED081521
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Nov
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Socio-Economic Profile of American Indians in Arizona and New Mexico. Staff Report #1.
Giving the socioeconomic profile of American Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, the document presented data on the United States Indian population; Indian population in these 2 states; education; employment; income; housing; and health. Data were collected around 1970. Some of the information was: (1) the 1970 census reported that 827,982 Indians were living in the U. S., constituting less than 1 0/0 of the total population; (2) 44,500 Indians attend public schools in New Mexico and Arizona; (3) the majority of Indians residing on reservations in New Mexico and Arizona are either unemployed or underemployed; and (4) birth rates for indians are 2.2 times higher than for the general U.S. population. (FF)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona; New Mexico