Reforming Indian Policy

November 23, 2011 admin 0

Following the Civil War, American politicians and influential citizens were acutely aware that there were major problems with the administration of U.S. policies regarding Indians. […]

the Secretary of War, John C. Calhoun

The 19th Century Indian Office

April 6, 2011 admin 0

In 1824, the Secretary of War, John C. Calhoun, established the Office of Indian Affairs without Congressional authorization. He did this by appointing Thomas L. […]


Federal Agencies and NAGPRA

August 8, 2010 admin 0

( – promoted by navajo) After decades of struggles by Native American tribal governments and individual Indians, in 1990 Congress passed the Native American Graves […]

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Suing an Indian Agent

June 9, 2010 admin 0

( – promoted by navajo) The United States has always been very good about promising things to Indians, particularly during the Treaty Era of the […]