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ERIC Number: ED165950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Apr-25
Federal Programs of Assistance to American Indians.
Jones, Richard S.
Comprehensive descriptions of all federal programs which specifically benefit American Indians are compiled in this document which utilizes information contributed by government agencies and departments in 1974. The format of each program includes: (1) the name, nature, and purpose of the program; (2) eligibility requirements; (3) how to apply (including application and approval deadlines); (4) who to contact for information regarding the program; (5) how to obtain printed information concerning the program; (6) authorizing legislation; (7) administering agency; (8) available assistance; (9) use restrictions; (10) appropriations sought; (11) past appropriations; (12) obligations incurred; (13) Washington contacts; (14) local contacts throughout the United States; and (15) related programs. The document lists over 150 programs covering such areas as farm, business, and other types of loans, supplemental food assistance and nutrition services, educational assistance, development and protection of natural resources, fish and wildlife services, road construction, aid to small businesses, employment training, and cultural preservation. Programs are listed by the sponsoring agencies as well as in a topical index. (DS)
Descriptors: Agencies, Alaska Natives, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Credit (Finance), Developmental Programs, Employment Programs, Equalization Aid, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Programs, Nonreservation American Indians, Poverty Programs, Program Descriptions, Tribes
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.