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ERIC Number: ED160323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Indian Program Evaluation and Needs Assessment. Hearings Before the United States Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs, 95th Congress, 2nd Session on S. 2712--Relating to the Evaluation and Assessment of Indian Programs and Needs, and for Other Purposes (April 17 and 21, 1978).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
Included in this document are the text of S. 2712, statements by witnesses, and letters and comments from both government and American Indian representatives. The purpose of this legislation is to require all federal agencies which administer special programs and services for Indians to provide an annual report to Congress to facilitate program evaluation; the bill also calls for a comprehensive needs assessment to be conducted every five years and for establishment of a Federal Interagency Council on Indian Affairs to coordinate federal Indian programs, policy, and budgetary planning. Prepared statements include representation from: National Congress of American Indians; Community Services Administration; Council of Energy Resource Tribes; Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation Commission; and Department of the Interior. Government comment representation includes: Department of Commerce; Deputy Comptroller General of the U.S.; Federal Election Commission; General Services Administration; Housing and Urban Development; Department of Labor; Senator from Hawaii; Small Business Administration; U.S. Department of Transportation; and U.S. Department of the Treasury. Indian comment representation includes: Central Maine Indian Association, Inc.; Colville Confederated Tribes; Council of Energy Resource Tribes; former Counsel for the Navajo Tribe; Miccosukee Tribe; Northern Cheyenne Tribe; Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe; Upper Coalition of Minneapolis; and Wilkinson, Cragun, and Barker (legal counsel for various tribes/organizations). (JC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.