ERIC Number: ED082865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
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Demographic and Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Navajo. Staff Report, Office of the General Counsel, U. S. Commission on Civil Rights, October 1973.
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
The demographic and socioeconomic development of the Navajo Tribe is presented. The demographic data is based on the 1970 Census report. The other 5 topics are: (1) a short history of the Navajos; (2) a description of tribal government structure and its legal status of partial sovereignty; (3) education, covering Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and public schools and Federal aid programs; (4) employment, detailing the acute unemployment rate; and (5) economic development, such as land and water resources, industrial development, and barriers to economic development. For further clarification, 8 appendices are included--e.g., treaty between the U. S. and the Navajo Tribe, reservation manpower analysis, and Federal programs. (FF)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.