ERIC Number: ED125812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Indians of Arizona.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Briefly describing each tribe within Arizona's four major American Indian groups, this handbook presents information relative to the cultural background and socioeconomic development of the following tribes: (1) Athapascan Tribes (Navajos and Apaches); (2) Pueblo Indians (Hopis); (3) Desert Rancheria Tribes (Pimas, Yumas, Papagos, Maricopas, Mohaves, Chemehuevis, and Cocopahs); (4) Plateau Rancheria Tribes (Havasupais, Hualapais, Yavapais, and Paiutes). Statistical information relative to the social and economic progress of Indians living in Arizona is presented for: education (emphasis on the Bureau of Indian Affairs [BIA] programs); health (emphasis on the Indian Health Service of the U.S. Public Health Service); housing (emphasis on the financial assistance derived from the Department of Housing and Urban Development); economic development (emphasis on development of tribal businesses and Indian lands); and recreational development (emphasis on the appeal of Indian culture coupled with the scenic appeal of Indian lands). Additionally, this publication presents a list of places of interest located in or near: the Grand Canyon; Page; Phoenix; Tuba City; Tucson; Whiteriver; Window Rock; and Yuma. A table is also presented which describes Arizona's Indian tribes and reservations by tribal affiliation, reservation name, reservation size, population size (as of 1967), and BIA agency affiliation. (JC)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Economic Development, Educational Development, Geographic Location, Health, Housing, Recreation, Social Development, Socioeconomic Status, Tribes, United States History
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.30)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona