ERIC Number: ED226929
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Programs of Assistance to American Indians. A Report Prepared for the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session.
Jones, Richard S.
Updated information provided by 25 executive agencies of the Federal Government describes (1) programs specifically designed to benefit Indian tribes and individuals; (2) programs which specifically include Indians or Indian tribes as eligible beneficiaries; and (3) programs which may not specifically denominate Indians or Indian tribes as eligible beneficiaries, but which are deemed to be of special interest to Indians. Most entries include name, nature and purpose of program; eligibility requirements; information sources; application procedures and deadlines; authorizing legislation; administering agency; available assistance; use restrictions; fiscal year 1980-82 appropriations; obligations incurred; local and Washington contacts; and related programs. Programs sponsored by the Department of Education include grants to local educational agencies, special programs and projects, adult Indian education, grants to Indian-controlled schools, fellowships for Indian students, vocational education program for Indian tribes and organizations, vocational rehabilitation, handicapped preschool and school programs, basic educational opportunity grant program, bilingual education, and grants to strengthen development in higher education institutions and school assistance in maintenance and operation. The Bureau of Indian Affairs Offices of Indian Education Programs, Indian Services, Trust Responsibility, and Administration list a total of 36 programs. (ERB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Economic Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Health Services, Housing, Natural Resources, Program Descriptions, Social Services
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.