An Indian reservation is a legal designation for an area of land managed by a
Native American .... In 1887, Congress undertook a significant change in
reservation policy by the passage of the Dawes ...
Between 1887 and 1933, US government policy aimed to assimilate Indians into
... In particular, he wanted Native American reservations to be permanent, ...
What does tribal sovereignty mean to American Indians and Alaska Natives? ... A
federal Indian reservation is an area of land reserved for a tribe or tribes under ....
to existing federal law or are inconsistent with overriding national policies.
Mar 13, 2014 ... As a result, Native American reservations are among the poorest ... on
reservations as a result of the government's allotment policies of the ...
Living Conditions on American Indian reservations: It is impossible to succinctly
describe the ... The overall percentage of American Indians living below the
federal poverty line is 28.2% (2008, American Indians Census Facts). ... Privacy
Feb 22, 2013 ... Violence is on the rise at a North Dakota reservation. ... in fact, an enrolled
member of a Native American tribe, then Cummings had every right ...
Feb 8, 2012 ... That's what Congress did to Indian tribes 125 years ago today when, with ...
unmercifully under the government's existing reservation policies, and ... once
Indians accepted the Anglo-American concept of private ownership ...
of American Indians lived on reservations. Most of these ... The largest American
Indian reservation, ... the nineteenth century the policy of the U.S. government.
What are Indian reservations, and what do they mean to today's Indians? ...
federal policies is the fact that most Native Americans no longer live on
Americans justified taking this land because the Indians who had fought with the
..... Further, American policy makers believed that the reservation did not give ...