ERIC Number: ED121512
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to the Rights of the American Indian to Food Programs -- In Federal Schools for American Indian Children and in Public Schools Subsidized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Lukaczer, Moses; And Others
Written for all American Indians and Alaska Natives, this guide is designed to provide information relative to the Native American's rights to food programs in Federal schools and in public schools subsidized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Aimed at stimulating Native Americans to assume a more active role in the development and assessment of these food programs, this handbook presents the following information: (1) Food Programs in Schools and Dormitories Operated by the BIA (number of federally recognized Indian children of school age; different kinds of BIA schools; BIA nutrition responsibilities; unknown nutritional status of "other" Indian children; BIA boarding schools, dormitories, and day schools; general food policy issues--tests, monitoring, and surplus foods); (2) Food Programs in Public Schools Funded by Authority of the Johnson O'Malley Act (JOM), (Indian children covered; service standards vs JOM regulations; parent costs; definitions of selected federally funded food programs; BIA regulation needs for administration of JOM lunch monies; BIA responsibility for Indian children in JOM funded schools; inequities in JOM fund administration; unaggressive use of JOM funding device; findings of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' survey of JOM schools; the School Breakfast Program; phasing out JOM funding; policy considerations). (JC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Johnson O Malley Act