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 ...
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.
After being forced off their native lands, many American Indians found life to be
most difficult. Beginning in the first half of the 19th century, federal policy dictated
Living Conditions on American Indian reservations: It is impossible to succinctly
describe the many factors that have contributed to the challenges that Native ...
Under the reservation system, American Indians kept their citizenship in their ...
The reservation policy also reflected the views of some of the educators and ...
of American Indians lived on reservations. Most of these ... The largest American
Indian reservation, ... the nineteenth century the policy of the U.S. government.
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 ...
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 ...
This new “Indian Land” is identified on maps as part of the Great American Desert
. ... people into the west is President Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy.
U.S. government's policies towards Native American tribes. ... a policy of
restricting Native Americans to reservations, small areas of land within a group's