(Shared Places): Tribal Cultures and Histories
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Description and Goals
Course Themes
Course Requirements
Class Schedule
Your Guide to Writing a Reading
Indigenous Aesthetics
Indian Humor
Historical Trauma
Federal Indian Policy


Federal Indian Policy
1776    Constitution of the United States
1787    Northwest Ordinance
1830    Indian Removal Act
1887    General Allotment Act (Dawes Act)
1924    Indian Citizenship Act
1934    Indian Reorganization Act
1953    Termination
1968    Indian Civil Rights Act
1975    Indian Self Determination and Education Act
1978    Indian Religious Freedom and Child Welfare Act
1988    Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
1989    Indian Arts and Crafts Act
1990    Native American Graves Repatriation Act

Historical Periods of Federal Policy
Conflict                                                 late 18th century to late 19th century
Reservation and Allotment                 late 19th century to 1930s
Indian Reorganization                        1930s to late 1940s
Termination and Relocation               late 1940s to early 1960s
Self-Determination                              mid-1960s to present