ERIC Number: ED121562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun-29
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Nebraska Indian Commission -- January Through June 1973.
Nebraska Indian Commission, Lincoln.
Emphasizing recent recognition of the Nebraska Indian Commission's role as a State level voice capable of articulating Nebraska American Indian priority needs via appropriate legislation and/or proper agency communication, this third report by the Nebraska Indian Commission (January-June 1973) focuses on individual reports relative to the Omaha Indian Reservation, Santee Sioux Reservation, and Winnebago Indian Reservation. Each reservation is discussed in terms of its: history; population; income; tribal programs; economic activities and potential; health; welfare; education; and transportation (statistics are provided when relevant). Additionally, this report presents the following: (1) A comprehensive Review of the American Indian in Nebraska (a 1971 study revealing: there are 14,451 Nebraska Indians located primarily on the three reservations; the greatest unmet needs are among Indians in the rural northern and western areas of the State; the priority needs of Indians are self-determination, employment, and education); (2) Commission Membership; (3) Record of Events; (4) Research Projects (Identified by objectives and results in the areas of: housing; education and training; welfare; medical-dental care; employment; economic development; and legal services). (JC)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Annual Reports, Economic Development, Educational Improvement, Employment, History, Housing, Legal Aid, Medical Services, Needs Assessment, Nonreservation American Indians, Population Distribution, Research Projects, Statistical Data, Transportation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Indian Commission, Lincoln.