Preparing the Cherokee for Removal

The Indian Removal Act

January 25, 2013 admin 1

During the first part of the nineteenth century, the American policy was to remove Indians from east of the Mississippi River and to “give” them […]

American Indian Religions

The Give-Away

December 19, 2012 admin 2

In 1884, the United States government formally outlawed all Indian religions. Part of the rationale behind the banning of Indian religions was the concern expressed […]

The Meriam Report

December 18, 2012 admin 1

The policies of the United States regarding American Indians have generally been based on two interlocked approaches: ideological and theological. During the nineteenth and much […]

Indian Casinos

November 25, 2012 admin 0

For many non-Indians, any discussion of modern Indians brings forth an image of casinos. For some people, this image of tribal casinos is a good […]

American Indian Voting Rights

American Indian Voting Rights

August 12, 2012 admin 0

During the first part of the twentieth century, American Indians were granted citizenship by Congressional action on several different occasions. While citizenship is often felt […]

Native American Marriage

Native American Marriage

October 4, 2011 admin 1

The debate over marriage in American society and the fears expressed by some conservatives that allowing diversity will somehow destroy the institution of marriage has […]