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ERIC Number: ED141011
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 147
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Report on Urban and Rural Non-Reservation Indians (Task Force Eight: Urban and Rural Nonreservation Indians). Final Report to the American Indian Policy Review Commission. Committee Print.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
The result of a 12-month investigation of rural and urban nonreservation American Indian needs, this report is the final product of a task force assigned by the American Indian Policy Review Commission to: (1) examine statutes and procedures for granting Federal recognition and extending services to American Indians; (2) collect and compile data re: the extent of present and projected Indian needs; (3) explore the feasibility of alternative elective bodies to facilitate maximum decision making participation. Included in this report are: the executive summary of findings and recommendations; task force methodology (contact with 167 urban Indian organizations, 12 regional hearings, and a need classification including 18 broad subject areas); an historical review of the Indian and Federal government relationship; a legal review (emphasis on authorizing services to nonreservation Indians); a social needs assessment (employment; education; housing; health; frequently mentioned need areas--legal services, adoption, elderly care, alcoholism counseling, facilities, transportation; the Indian Center; rural nonreservation; and Indian poverty levels and income characteristics); exploration of alternative elective bodies (an independent Indian agency to manage Federal funding and services and councils of off-reservation advisors for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service). (JC)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.70)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.