Plateau Indian Reservation Life

November 8, 2017 admin 0

The Plateau Culture Area is the area between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and Western Montana. From […]

Reservations in 1915

Reservations in 1915

December 31, 2014 admin 0

During the nineteenth century, the United States had attempted to settle all Indians on well-defined reservations on lands deemed unsuitable for non-Indian development. Here Indians […]

The Ozette Reservation

The Ozette Reservation

November 22, 2014 admin 0

In 1855 the United States met with the Makah Nation in Washington to negotiate a treaty. At this time, the Makah were composed of five […]

Renaming Indians

March 11, 2013 admin 0

American government policies regarding American Indians, particularly during the nineteenth century, were primarily focused on “civilizing” the Indians.  This meant that Indians were to change […]

Reservations

January 4, 2013 admin 0

It is not possible to talk about Indians in the United States today without reference to reservations. Most Americans are aware that as the European […]

Reservation Poverty

Reservation Poverty

December 6, 2012 admin 1

Estimating the economic well-being of American Indians is a complex task. In general, American Indians tend to have higher poverty rates, higher unemployment rates, and […]

(We help)

November 25, 2011 admin 1

( – promoted by navajo) I don’t know about you, but I had parents who would pull the “starving children in Africa” thing if I […]

The Meriam Report

July 7, 2010 admin 6

( – promoted by navajo) The policies of the United States regarding American Indians have generally been based on two interlocked approaches: ideological and theological. […]