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Wounded Knee Seizure and BIA Occupation [electronic resource]

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs
Format
Online; EBook; Government Document
Published
[S.l] : [s.n.], 1973.
Language
English
Related Title
ProQuest U.S. Congressional Digital Hearings Collection
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ProQuest U.S. Congressional Hearings Digital Collection
Summary
Continuation of hearings before the Subcom on Indian Affairs to review causes and aftermath of the November 1972 takeover of BIA headquarters building in D.C. and subsequent occupation of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Wounded Knee, S.Dak., by militant Indians and American Indian Movement members, and to examine Federal policies toward and implementation of programs for Indians.
Personal experiences during negotiations with Trail of Broken Treaties protest group during BIA building takeover, with recommendations to prevent future confrontations; perspectives on Federal Indian programs.
Views on challenges facing Indian communities and tribal governments, with suggestions for Federal policies and programs.
Description of events surrounding arrest of Henry Adams and Les Whitten in connection with Government documents stolen during BIA building takeover; critique of BIA viewed mishandling of Indian affairs.
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126 p.
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  • Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection (last viewed Nov. 2009) Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
  • Access to the Congressional Hearings Digital Collection is restricted by license to users on UVA's network. This document may also be available in print or microform at either UVa's Alderman or Law Libraries.
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0158.3
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0158.2
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0158.1
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0158
  • Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection (last viewed Mar. 2011). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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