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Federal programs of assistance to American Indians

Federal programs of assistance to American Indians

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Government relations,
  • Indians of North America -- Services for

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard S. Jones
    SeriesMajor studies of the Congressional Research Service -- 1975-76, reel 5, fr. 0186
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxii, 259 p.
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15449006M

    American Indians have the highest prevalences of substance abuse and dependence among the racial and ethnic groups comprising the United States1 – 8 but are served by the country’s most complicated behavioral health care system.9 – 11 Substance abuse treatment services for Natives are provided by tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian programs, the Indian Health Cited by: Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States, except Hawaii and territories of the United than federally recognized tribes live within the US, about half of which are associated with Indian term "American Indian" excludes Native Hawaiians .

    Comprehensive listing of native american grants in all 50 states and major cities. Our website provides detailed information on native american grants that could help low income individuals and families [ two parent and single parent ] with grants and scholarships. Community Development Federal Grants The primary objectives of the IAF Assistance for Programs Overseas in Latin America and the Caribbean program is to: (1) Strengthen the bonds of friendship and understanding among the peoples in the Western Hemisphere. Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, Field Operations.

    Federal Websites For/About Native Americans This is a guide to federal agency websites that feature information for or about Native Americans. Most of these websites focus on tribal matters. The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The provision of health services to members of federally-recognized Tribes grew out of the special government-to-government relationship between the federal government and Indian Tribes.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Richard S. Federal programs of assistance to American Indians. Washington: U.S.G.P.O., (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Federal programs of assistance to American Indians: a report.

[Richard S Jones; United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs.; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. The purpose of the program is to provide special education and related services to Native American children with severe disabilities, in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

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These programs are predominately found in states that have a large American Indian population. Read this book on Questia. Of all nonwhite ethnic groups, American Indians are in the least favorable economic on a reservation that is far removed from the mainstream of American life, the Indian is often torn between a desire to remain on the reservation, preserving his tribal culture despite limited economic opportunity, and a desire to break away for a chance.

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Low-Income Assistance Programs: Trends in Federal Spending. program); other support for public housing; and housing assistance for the elderly, the disabled, and American Indians. In FY, housing assistance outlays of $36 billion accounted for % of all federal outlays and % of GDP. • The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting competitive cooperative agreement applications for American Indians into Nursing. This program is authorized under section e of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Lawas amended (IHCIA).

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Inthe American federal government was beginning to wind down its policies intended to end federal involvement with Indian tribes, due to resistance from the tribes. Briefly described below a.The funds were made available through HUD's Office of Native American Programs Section Indian Loan Guarantee (HUD Section ), a unique program that can be used to purchase, construct or rehabilitate a home or refinance an existing mortgage on a reservation or in a defined Indian operating area.