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ERIC Number: ED121562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun-29
Pages: 44
Abstractor: N/A
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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)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Indian Commission, Lincoln.