ERIC Number: ED238615
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Fiscal Year 1984 Budget. Hearings before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on the Fiscal Year 1984 Budget (February 23, 24, and 25, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
The Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs met in Washington, D.C. on February 23-25, 1983, to discuss the implications of the proposed budget for the 1984 fiscal year. Testimony by representatives of government agencies and American Indian tribes and organizations focused on five main topics: closure of the Intermountain (Utah) and Mount Edgecumbe (Alaska) Indian Schools; transfer of the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA); termination of some educational assistance provided under the Indian Education Act; provision of housing, water, and sewer facilities on American Indian reservations; and provision of health care to American Indians. Government witnesses included representatives of the BIA, ANA, Office of Indian Education, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Indian Health Service, and Department of Education. Outside witnesses included representatives from the INMED Program, National Indian Health Board, American Indian Health Care Association, United Tribal Educational Technical Center, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Native American Rights Fund, Intermountain Inter-Tribal School Board, National American Indian Housing Council, National Tribal Chairmen's Association, National Congress of American Indians, three reservations, and eight tribes. (SB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Community Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Health Needs, Health Services, Hearings, Housing Needs, Public Agencies, School Closing, Self Determination, Tribes, Vocational Education
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.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972 Title IV