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 ...
After 1778, Congress established federal Indian reservations by federal treaty or
.... Many policies strengthening Native American reservation societies were ...
Between 1887 and 1933, US government policy aimed to assimilate Indians into
... In particular, he wanted Native American reservations to be permanent, ...
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
A reservation is an area of land managed by a Native American tribe under the
U.S. Bureau of ... Washington State Historical Society: Federal Indian Policy.
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
Under the reservation system, American Indians kept their citizenship in their ...
The reservation policy also reflected the views of some of the educators and ...
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 ...
Dec 13, 2011 ... Everybody knows that Indian reservations are among the poorest places in
America, but few people understand the root causes--a lack of ...
of American Indians lived on reservations. Most of these ... The largest American
Indian reservation, ... the nineteenth century the policy of the U.S. government.