Documents of United States Indian Policy

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Francis Paul Prucha
U of Nebraska Press, 2000 M01 1 - 396 pages
The third edition of this landmark work adds forty new documents, which cover the significant developments in American Indian affairs since 1988. Among the topics dealt with are tribal self-governance, government-to-government relations, religious rights, repatriation of human remains, trust management, health and education, federal recognition of tribes, presidential policies, and Alaska Natives.

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Contents

Treaty of Fort McIntosh January 21 1785
5
Establishment of the War Department August 7 1789
13
President Jefferson to William Henry Harrison February 27 1803 22
16
Indian Removal Act May 28 1830 52
28
Exclusion of British Traders April 29 1816
29
Johnson and Grahams Lessee v William McIntosh 1823
35
Treaty of Prairie du Chien August 19 1825
42
Treaty with the Choctaw Indians September 27 1830
53
Bursum Bill 1922
216
Indian Citizenship Act June 2 1924
218
Meriam Report 1928
219
JohnsonOMalley Act April 16 1934
222
WheelerHoward Act Indian Reorganization Act June 18 19
223
Indian Commissioner Collier on the WheelerHoward Act 1934
225
Indian Arts and Crafts Board August 27 1935
229
Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act June 26 1936
230

Cherokee Nation v Georgia 1831
57
Worcester v Georgia 1832
60
Authorization of a Commissioner of Indian Affairs July 9 1832
62
Trade and Intercourse Act June 30 1834
63
Organization of the Department of Indian Affairs June 30 1834
68
President Jackson on Indian Removal December 7 1835
70
Indian Commissioner Crawford on Indian Policy November 25 1838
72
Regulations Regarding Liquor and Annuities March 3 1847
75
Indian Commissioner Medill on Indian Colonies November 30 1848
76
March 3 1849
79
Organization of Indian Affairs in Oregon June 5 1850
80
Indian Commissioner Lea on Reservation Policy November 27 1850
81
Modifications in the Indian Department February 27 1851
83
Treaty of Fort Laramie September 17 1851
84
Indian Commissioner Lea on the Civilization of the Indians November 27 1851
85
Superintendent of Indian Affairs in California March 3 1852
86
Indian Commissioner Manypenny on Indian Affairs November 22 1856
89
Indian Commissioner Mix on Reservation Policy November 6 1858
92
Indian Commissioner Dole on Reservation Policy November 26 1862
94
Report of the President of the Southern Treaty Commission October 30 1865
96
Treaty with the Creeks June 14 1866
98
Report of the Doolittle Committee January 26 1867
101
Creation of an Indian Peace Commission July 20 1867
104
Report of the Indian Peace Commission January 7 1868
105
Treaty of Fort Laramie April 29 1868
109
House Debate on TreatyMaking Power June 18 1868
113
Resolutions of the Indian Peace Commission October 9 1868
115
Secretary of War Schofield on Transfer of the Indian Bureau November 20 1868
116
Indian Commissioner Taylor on Transfer of the Indian Bureau November 23 1868
117
Indian Commissioner Taylor on Indian Civilization November 23 1868
122
Authorization of the Board of Indian Commissioners April 10 1869
125
Instructions to the Board of Indian Commissioners 1869
126
Secretary of the Interior Cox on Reservations and on the Peace Policy November 15 1869
128
Report of the Board of Indian Commissioners November 23 1869
130
Indian Commissioner Parker on the Treaty System December 23 1869
133
President Grants Peace Policy December 5 1870
134
Abolition of Treaty Making March 3 1871
135
Assignment of Indian Agencies to Religious Societies November 1 1872
140
Establishment of a Reservation by Executive Order May 29 1873
142
Indian Commissioner Smith on Indian Citizenship November 1 1874
143
General Sherman on Transfer of the Indian Bureau January 19 1876
145
October 30 1876
146
Indian Commissioner Hayt on Indian Police November 1 1877
149
Standing Bear v Crook May 12 1879
150
November 1 1880
152
Indian Commissioner Price on Civilizing the Indians October 24 1881
154
October 10 1882
156
General Sherman on the End of the Indian Problem October 27 1883
158
Ex Parte Crow Dog December 17 1883
160
Program of the Lake Mohonk Conference September 1884
161
Elk v Wilkins November 3 1884
165
Major Crimes Act March 3 1885
166
September 28 1886
167
General Allotment Act Dawes Act February 8 1887
170
Use of English in Indian Schools September 21 1887
173
Marriage between White Men and Indian Women August 9 1888
175
Supplemental Report on Indian Education December 1 1889
176
Inculcation of Patriotism in Indian Schools December 10 1889
179
The Board of Indian Commissioners on Civil Service Reform January 10 1891
180
Amendment to the Dawes Act February 28 1891
182
Civil Service Classifications in the Indian Service April 13 1891
184
Rules for Indian Courts August 27 1892
185
Indian School Superintendents as Indian Agents March 3 1893
187
Report of the Dawes Commission November 20 1894
189
Extension of Civil Service Rules September 15 1896
194
Curtis Act June 28 1898
195
Cherokee Nation May 15 1899
197
Citizenship for Indians in the Indian Territory March 3 1901
198
Lone Wolf v Hitchcock January 5 1903
201
Indian Commissioner Leupp on Indian Policy September 30 1905
202
Burke Act May 8 1906
205
Indian Commissioner Leupp on the Burke Act September 30 1906
206
Lacey Act March 2 1907
208
Winters v United States January 6 1908
210
Buy Indian Act June 25 1910
212
Indian Commissioner Sells A Declaration of Policy October 15 1917
213
Citizenship for World War I Veterans November 6 1919
215
Indian Claims Commission Act August 13 1946
231
Definition of Indian Country June 25 1948
233
House Concurrent Resolution 108 August 1 1953
234
Termination of the Menominee Indians June 17 1954
235
Transfer of Indian Health Services August 5 1954
237
Relocation of Indians in Urban Areas 1954
238
Senator Watkins on Termination Policy May 1957
239
Secretary of the Interior Seaton on Termination Policy September 19 1958
240
Williams v Lee January 12 1959
242
A Program for Indian Citizens January 1961
243
Declaration of Indian Purpose June 1961
245
Task Force on Indian Affairs 1961
247
President Johnson Special Message to Congress March 6 1968
249
Civil Rights Act of 1968 April 11 1968
250
Report on Indian Education November 3 1969
253
President Nixon Special Message on Indian Affairs July 8 1970
256
Return of Blue Lake Lands to Taos Pueblo 1970
259
Remarks of President Nixon December 15 1970
260
Indian Education Act June 23 1972
263
Extension of Indian Preference in Employment June 26 1972
264
Menominee Restoration Act December 22 1973
265
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act December 28 1973
267
United States v State of Washington March 22 1974
268
Indian Financing Act April 12 1974
269
Morton v Mancari June 17 1974
270
Student Rights and Due Process Procedures October 11 1974
272
Establishment of the American Indian Policy Review Commission January 2 1975
273
Indian SelfDetermination and Education Assistance Act January 4 1975
275
Passamaquoddy Tribe v Morton January 20 1975
277
Indian Crimes Act of 1976 May 29 1976
278
Indian Health Care Improvement Act September 30 1976
279
Final Report of the American Indian Policy Review Commission May 17 1977
281
Establishment of Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs September 26 1977
284
Oliphant v Suquamish Indian Tribe March 6 1978
285
United States v Wheeler March 22 1978
286
Santa Clara Pueblo v Martinez May 15 1978
287
American Indian Religious Freedom August 11 1978
289
Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes October 2 1978
290
Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act October 17 1978
291
November 1 1978
292
Title XIIndian Education 187 Indian Child Welfare Act November 8 1978
294
Archaeological Resources Protection Act October 31 1979
295
United States v Sioux Nation of Indians June 30 1980
296
Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act October 10 1980
297
Statement on Indian Health Programs March 2 1981
299
Indian Land Consolidation Act January 12 1983
301
January 14 1983
302
Island February 2 1983
304
Water Rights of the AkChin Indians October 19 1984
306
Bureau of Indian Affairs Statement of Policy 1984
308
Report of the Task Force on Indian Economic Development July 1986
309
Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1986 October 27 1986
312
California v Cabazon Band of Mission Indians February 25 1987
314
Report on BIA Education March 1988
315
Lyng v Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association April 19 1988
318
Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988 April 28 1988
320
Tribal SelfGovernance Demonstration Project October 5 1988
322
Puyallup Tribe of Indians Settlement Act June 21 1989
324
National Museum of the American Indian Act November 28 1989
325
Employment Division Department of Human Resources of Oregon v
327
Duro v Reina May 29 1990
328
Joint FederalState Commission on Policies and Programs Affecting Alaska Natives Alaska Natives Commission August 18 1990
329
National Indian Forest Resources Management Act November 28 1990
330
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act November 16 1990
332
Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 November 29 1990
334
Statement of George Bush on Indian Policy June 14 1991
335
Advisory Council on California Indian Policy October 14 1992
336
Indian Health Amendments of 1992 October 29 1992
337
Designation of Alaska Tribal Entities October 21 1993
339
Catawba Indian Tribe of South Carolina Land Claims Settlement Act October 27 1993
340
Indian Tribal Justice Act December 3 1993
342
American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1994 October 6 1994
349
Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994 November 2 1994
356
Alaska v Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government February 25 1998
363
Selected Bibliography
379
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Francis Paul Prucha is a professor of history (emeritus) at Marquette University. His many publications include The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians, Atlas of American Indian Affairs, and Handbook for Research in American History, all available from the University of Nebraska Press.

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