ERIC Number: ED103145
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Sovereignty and Inter-governmental Relations with Arizona Indian Tribes--A Report on the Indian Town Hall (2nd, White Mountain Apache Reservation, August 20-22, 1974).
Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs, Phoenix.
Established by the Arizona legislature in 1953 and serving as official link between tribal autonomies and State government, the Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs has recently sponsored its second conference, the proceedings of which constituted this report. Conference participants, forming two panel discussion groups, represented the Ak-Chin, Camp Verde, Cocopah, Colorado River, Fort Apache, Fort McDowell, Gila River, Hopi, Havasupai, Hualapai, Kaibab-Paiute, Navajo, Papago, Salt River, San Carlos, Yavapai Prescott, Quechan, and Mohave reservations. Individual speakers addressed the following topics: "Sovereignty Relating to Law and Order: Jurisdiction" (field solicitor, U.S. Solicitor's Office, Phoenix); "Indian Education Financing: Johnson O'Malley and Other" (superintendent of public instruction, Phoenix); "Sovereignty, Is It Real" (president, National Congress of American Indians); "Inter-governmental Relationships with the Arizona Tribes" (Arizona attorney general); "Law Enforcement and Jurisdiction" (Navajo County sheriff); "How Do We Protect Tribal Sovereignty" (governor, Zuni Reservation); and "Arizona Justice Planning" (Arizona Indian justice specialist). A State and Federal recap concluded the conference proceedings. (JC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs, Phoenix.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona