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Title Indian self-rule : first-hand accounts of Indian-white relations from Roosevelt to Reagan / edited by Kenneth R. Philp ; with forewords by Floyd A. O'Neil, Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., and E. Richard Hart
Published Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 343 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword to the New Edition -- Foreword -- Introduction: The Indian Reorganization Act fifty years later -- PART 1. THE INDIAN NEW DEAL : 1. The Indian New Deal: An overview -- 2. Federal Indian policy, 1933-1945 -- 3. Felix Cohen and the adoption of the IRA -- 4. Implementing the IRA -- 5. The IRA and Indian culture, religion, and arts -- 6. The IRA record and John Collier -- pt. 2. TERMINATION : 1. Termination as federal policy: An overview -- 2. Federal Indian policy, 1945-1960 -- 3. Undoing the IRA -- 4. The Indian Claims Commission -- 5. Relocation -- 6. The legacy of the termination era -- pt. 3. TOWARD SELF- DETERMINATION : 1. The era of Indian self-determination: An overview -- 2. Federal Indian policy, 1960-1976 -- 3. The war on poverty -- 4. Activism and red power -- 5. Traditionalism and the reassertion of Indianness -- 6. Contracting under the Self-Determination Act -- pt. 4. INDIAN SELF-RULE IN THE PAST AND THE FUTURE : 1. Self-rule in the past and the future: An overview -- 2. Federal Indian policy yesterday and tomorrow -- 3. Tribal sovereignty: Roots, expectations, and limits -- 4. Indian control of Indian resources -- 5. The trust obligation -- 6. What Indians should want: Advice to the President -- Recent Indian-white relations: A bibliography
Part 1. The Indian new deal -- pt. 2. Termination -- pt. 3. Toward self- determination -- pt. 4. Indian self-rule in the past and the future
Summary Now back in print, this important collection of first-hand accounts from individuals who had leading roles in Indian-white relations is a necessary reference for anyone interested in the modern Indian experience. Reviewing fifty years of Indian history since the Indian Reorganization Act was passed during FDR's New Deal administration, the contributors include Indian leaders and activists from a wide cross-section of America's varied native communities
Notes Contains papers which evolved from the Conference on Indian Self-Rule, sponsored by the Institute of the American West and held in Sun Valley, Idaho from Aug. 17-20, 1983
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-335) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Indian Reorganization Act.
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1934-
Indians of North America -- Politics and government.
Indians of North America -- Social conditions.
Self-determination, National -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Philp, Kenneth R., 1941-
Institute of the American West.
Conference on Indian Self-Rule (1983 : Sun Valley, Idaho)
ISBN 0585098492 (electronic bk.)
0874213096 (electronic bk.)
9780585098494 (electronic bk.)
9780874213096 (electronic bk.)