ERIC Number: ED086761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Aug-28
Reference Count: N/A
Programs 1973. Part 3--Supplementary Food Programs. Hearings Held Pine Ridge, United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session. Federal Food Programs 1973. Part 3--Supplementary Food Programs. Hearing Held Pine Ridge, S. Dakota, August 28, 1973.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
These hearings of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs had the purpose of looking into the effectiveness of the various food distribution systems on the reservation. Testimony was heard from the following witnesses: Mr. Richard Wilson, chairman; and Mr. Pat Lee, legal counsel Oglala Sioux Tribe; accompanied by Mr. Gene Merdanian, director, Commodity Food Program, Pine Ridge, S. Dak.; Mr. Clarence Skye, executive director; and Chief Dallas Eagle, tours and project director, United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corp.; Mrs. Moses Gill, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe of Sisseton, S. Dak.; Mr. Melvin Garreau, member, tribal council, Eagle Butte, S. Dak.; Mr. Orville Langdeau, chairman, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe; Mrs. Elnita Rank, chairwoman, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe; Mrs. Bessie Cornelius, home economics educator, Pine Ridge, S. Dak.; Mr. Stevel Pevar, Legal Services, OEO, Rosebud, S. Dak.; Dr. Henry H. Kaldenbaugh, USPHS, IHS, Rosebud, S. Dak.; Dr. Donald Barnhart, superintendent of public instruction, State of South Dakota; Mr. Jess Town, director of community services, Aberdeen area; accompanied by Miss Mary Taylor, Department of Social Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs; Mr. Donald E. Loudner, coordinator, Indian Affairs, South Dakota Department of Indian Affairs, Pierre, S. Dak.; Mr. Edward J. Colleran, director, Social Services Administration, Payment Administration, State of South Dakota; and others. (JM)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Government Role, Health Needs, Living Standards, Nutrition, Public Policy, Social Services, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota