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By Deborah Welch

Study present efforts to unravel fiscal difficulties and increase the lives of local americans. issues contain self-determination, tourism, strength improvement, enterprise improvement, and gaming.

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As a result, the Seminole peoples were declared fully ready to live as middle-class Americans, although few of them spoke English and were so poor that most didn’t even own a pair of shoes. ” In fact, it was yet another land grab. Those reservations located on the best land, or possessing valuable natural resources, were identified for immediate termination. Native Americans who lost their land found themselves subject to yet another government relocation program, this one carried out in old buses that took them to cities and dumped them there.

Self-Determination LaDonna Harris While resistance grew in reservation communities, other Native Americans sought help more directly from the federal government. One of the best examples of an Indian leader who has used federal policies to promote economic development is LaDonna Harris. A Comanche, Harris was born in 1931 near Lawton, Oklahoma. Like many women of her generation, she expected to spend her life as a wife and mother. Her husband’s election to the Oklahoma state senate in 1952 thrust the couple into politics.

In the cold war that followed, Collier was even accused of communist sympathies by those determined to return government policy to Americanization. S. government after World War II also played a role in prompting Congress to cut funding to those programs deemed unnecessary. Some members among the Republican-dominated Congress began to demand that the United States resolve its treaty obligations to Native Americans once and for all. Once again the reservations came under attack through a new policy known as Termination.

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