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ERIC Number: ED141011
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
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)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adoption, Advisory Committees, Agency Role, Alcohol Education, Decision Making, Education, Employment, Facilities, Federal Government, Health, Housing, Legal Aid, Needs Assessment, Nonreservation American Indians, Older Adults, Participation, Policy Formation, Program Development, Rural Population, Social Services, Transportation, Urban American Indians, Urban Population
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.70)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.