Web Results

Indian reservation - Wikipedia


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 ...

Indian reservation - Indian Affairs | FAQs


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.

Life on the Reservations [ushistory.org]


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  ...

Native American Living Conditions on Reservations - Native ...


Living Conditions on American Indian reservations: It is impossible to succinctly describe the many factors that have contributed to the challenges that Native ...

The Reservation System - NebraskaStudies.Org


Under the reservation system, American Indians kept their citizenship in their ... The reservation policy also reflected the views of some of the educators and ...

American Indian reservations: The first underclass areas?


of American Indians lived on reservations. Most of these ... The largest American Indian reservation, ... the nineteenth century the policy of the U.S. government.

5 Ways The Government Keeps Native Americans In Poverty - Forbes


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 ...

The Dawes Act: How Congress tried to destroy Indian reservations ...


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 ...

The Reservation System: Overview - ND Studies


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.

History | Native American Tribes and the U.S. Government


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 territory ...

More Info

How American Indian Reservations Came to Be | Antiques ... - PBS


May 25, 2015 ... But how and why did Indian reservations come to be? ... the federal government's policies towards Native Americans and the sentiments of ...

Native Americans and the Federal Government | History Today


Between 1887 and 1933, US government policy aimed to assimilate Indians into ... In particular, he wanted Native American reservations to be permanent, ...

Indian reservation - New World Encyclopedia


The Indian termination policy was set by the ... of Indian reservations and induce Native Americans to ...