ERIC Number: ED164220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Select Committee on Indian Affairs to the National Congress of American Indians (at) Rapid City, South Dakota.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
A brief summary of activities of the Senate's Select Committee on Indian Affairs from April 1977 to September 1978 is presented in this report along with a status report on more than 30 of the bills which have been referred to the committee (James Abourezk, chairman). The status report on bills is organized under these headings: jurisdiction and child welfare; jurisdiction--tribal-state relations; education--community colleges; religious freedom; self-determination--consolidated grants; federal administration--program evaluation and needs assessment; Indian claims (statute of limitations; Wichita Tribe claims); eastern land claims (Narragansett; Mashpee Community; Passamaquoddy and Penobscot); Indian trust information protection; water (five Arizona tribes; Ak-Chin Indian community); Arkansas River Bed (Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Cherokee); restoration of tribes to federally recognized status (Siletz, Wyandotte, Ottawa, Modoc, and Peoria); acknowledgement of previously unrecognized tribes (Pascua-Yaqui); Hawaiian natives--education; land transfer legislation (Ely Indian Colony, Zuni, Te-Moak, Paiute and Shoshone of Fallon Indian Reservation, Creek, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Zia Pueblo, Santa Ana Pueblo, and Papago Florence Village); Navajo-Hopi Relocation Commission; committee action of bills before other committees on education (amendments to Indian title of ESEA) and jurisdiction (criminal jurisdiction). (RS)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Child Welfare, Education, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Governance, Hawaiians, Land Use, Legal Responsibility, Needs Assessment, Program Evaluation, Religion, Self Determination, Tribes, Trust Responsibility (Government), Water Resources
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.