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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.
Details on Trail of Broken Treaties involvement in BIA building takeover and negotiations; views on Federal-Indian relations, in context of BIA headquarters and Pine Ridge Reservation occupations.
Includes.
Perspectives on Trail of Broken Treaties and American Indian Movement recent activities, with views on implications for Federal-Indian relations; overview of Oglala Sioux tribal government activities and Wounded Knee occupation impact, with recommendations for Federal response measures.
Overview of Impact Survey Team findings regarding causes and results of BIA building takeover, including impact on Federal-Indian relations and Indian communities.
Need to expand Federal programs and cooperation with tribal governments to improve situation of Indian people and conditions on reservations, with recommendations.
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250 p.
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Notes
  • 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-0174.4
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0174.3
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0174.2
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0174.1
  • CIS No. HRG-1973-IIA-0174
  • 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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