ERIC Number: ED111585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Michigan Interim Action Committee on Indian Problems.
Adams, Doris; And Others
Stressing the importance of American Indian involvement in affairs affecting Michigan's Indian population, this report by the Interim Action Committee on Indian Problems presents recommendations relative to education, employment, health, and the Commission on Indian Affairs. Recommendations for the commission emphasize: leadership at the local, State, and Federal levels; educational program development; welfare eligibility information; legal education; budgetary responsibilities; priority programing, on-going evaluations, etc. Health recommendations focus on remedial actions pertinent to: infant mortality rates, adult death rates, malnutrition, alcoholism, the training of professional Indian health workers, etc. Employment recommendations call for: inservice training of Michigan Concentrated Employment Programs" (MCEP) staff, revision of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' relocation procedures, coordination between program development and the Intertribal Councils of Michigan, etc. Economic development recommendations focus on land use and industrial development and skill training in specific nonreservation areas. Educational recommendations call for a needs assessment, an Indian Education Staff in the Department of Education and an Indian Education Committee to advise the State Board of Education, a 5-year reading literacy goal, etc. (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Interim Action Committee on Indian Problems, Lansing.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan