ERIC Number: ED114218
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The American Indians: Answers to 101 Questions.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Presented in a simple and straightforward manner, this publication answers questions basic to an understanding of the American Indian and his socioeconomic position in the United States. The following identify major areas covered and representative questions: (1) The Indian People (Who is an Indian?); (2) The Legal Status of Indians (Are Indians "wards" of the Government?); (3) The Bureau of Indian Affairs (How is the Commissioner of Indian Affairs appointed?); (4) Indian Lands (What is an Indian reservation?); (5) The Economic Status of Indians (What is the average income of Indians?); (6) Indian Education (Why are there Federal Indian schools?); (7) Law and Order on the Reservations (Do other agencies have responsibility for law enforcement and criminal investigation on Indian reservations?); (8) Indian Health (Do Indians have special health problems?); (9) To Help Indians (How can a non-Indian college student get a summer job with the Bureau of Indian Affairs on an Indian reservation?). Among additional information sources presented are: (1) a selected bibliography for adults; (2) an annotated bibliography for young people; (3) a selected reading list on Indian crafts and lore; (4) a list of Indian museums; and (5) a list of Indian publications. (JC)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Bibliographies, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Health, Higher Education, Information Sources, Land Acquisition, Land Use, Laws, Publications, Socioeconomic Status
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 2402-00040, $1.25)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.