ERIC Number: ED116877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment of Alaska Buy-Indian Contracting.
Griffiths, Kenneth A.; And Others
Assuming that Buy-Indian Contracting will continue to be utilized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and that the Alaskan Village and Native Councils will become developmental centers for health, education,and social services, this report presents recommendations based on information derived from 32 Alaskan Native and BIA administrators, 7 contracting villages, 256 nonrecipients, and 56 Alaskan Native village council members. This report is presented in 5 sections which include: (1) Recommendations (Introduction and General Recommendations); (2) History and Development of Indian Contracting; (3) The Administrator's Assessment of Buy-Indian Contracting (Goals and Objectives of the Program, Administrative Means to Accomplish Program Goals, Relationships of Contracting with Other Health and Welfare Agencies, Implication of the Buy-Indian Contract Program for BIA Staff Roles, Conclusions and Recommendations); (4) Council Members (Contractors) Assessments of Contracting (Training of Council Members, Training of Aides, Contract Development, Consultation, Contract Services, General Impressions of Contracting, and Recommendations); (5) Native Assessment of Buy-Indian Contracting: Recipient and Non-Recipient (Program Satisfaction, Type of Help Given and Needed, Program Visibility, Program Administration, Summary, and Recommendations). (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Social Service Resource Center of Utah, Salt Lake City.