ERIC Number: ED197858
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Sep-19
Reference Count: N/A
Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs 1976-1977 Annual Report.
Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs, Phoenix.
Issued to inform the Governor, State Legislature, and tribal governments of the proceedings, transactions, findings, and recommendations made by the Commission, this 1976-77 annual report includes the following: the Commission's membership; population and acreage of Arizona reservations; commission meetings during the year; projects completed; published materials distributed; commission highlights; budget; and special feature, a profile of Fort Mojave (Mojave land, people, culture, and history; tribal government; current activities; and tribal involvement). Among the major Commission accomplishments listed are sponsorship of four Annual Indian Town Hall Conferences on "Arizona Indian Water Rights,""Sovereignty and Inter-Governmental Relations with Arizona Indian Tribes,""Arizona's Indian Participation in the Political Process," and "P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act" (in the area of contracting). Among the many projects completed by the Commission and discussed in brief are: sponsorship of an all-Indian two-day rodeo; coordination of meetings between the Governor and the Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona; publication of the 1977 "Tribal Directory"; publication of the "Indian Federal Legislative Digest #12"; sponsorship of a survey of reservation dental facilities; and publication of "Capitol Drumbeat," a newsletter summarizing state legislation affecting Indian peoples. (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs, Phoenix.