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Scope and Content Note

This subject category contains materials pertaining to Indian affairs, such as land development and use; guidance and assistance in economic and social matters; educational and welfare services; resources management in agriculture, forests, irrigation and trust property; law enforcement; and relocation services. Primary correspondents are the President, Vice President Spiro Agnew, Daniel Moynihan, Leonard Garment, Bradley H. Patterson, Jr., Barbara Green Kilberg, John Ehrlichman and Tod Hullin. Related subjects may be found in the following categories:

FG 19-9 Bureau of Indian Affairs
FG 39-6 Navajo-Hopi Indian Administration
FG 142 Indian Claims Commission
FG 173 National Council on Indian Opportunity
FG 279 Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
FG 999 Indian Trust Council Authority

The Executive file contains materials from Indian tribal officials and organizations such as the National Congress of American Indians and the American Indian movement, congressmen, governors, charitable organizations, educational institutions and the general public relating to Indian affairs. Included are materials from the Vice President's Council on Indian Opportunity, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Office of Economic Opportunity, and the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Found in this category are materials concerning Indian legislation, including the Taos Pueblo Blue Lake Bill (H.R. 471), the restoration of Yakima Indian land (E.O. 11670), and the Indian Education Act of 1971 (S. 659). There are also materials relating to Indian demonstrations, including the occupations of Alcatraz Island, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Pine Ridge Sioux Reservation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

The General file contains materials from school children, the general public, Indians, Indian tribal officials and organizations, congressmen, governors, educational institutions and charitable organizations concerning Indian affairs. There are many telegrams and group letters relating to the impoundment of Indian Health Service funds by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and the occupations of Alcatraz Island, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Wounded Knee, South Dakota. The materials from Indian tribal officials, organizations and individuals concern Indian legislation, policy statements, tribal politics, reservation administration and legal matters, including previous treaties with the United States government and the tax and draft status of Indians. Also found in this category are materials relating to reports, meetings, studies and programs of government agencies responsible for Indian affairs.

Folder Title List

Box 1

EX IN Indian Affairs Begin - 9/30/1969 [1/18/1969-9/30/1969]
EX IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1969-12/31/1969
EX IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1970-1/30/1970 [1 of 2]
EX IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1970-4/30/1970 [2 of 2]
EX IN Indian Affairs 5/1/1970-7/31/1970
EX IN Indian Affairs 8/1/1970-9/30/1970
EX IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1970-12/31/1970

Box 2

EX IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1971-5/31/1971
EX IN Indian Affairs 6/1/1971-9/31/1971
EX IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1971-12/31/1971
EX IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1972-4/30/1972
EX IN Indian Affairs 5/1/1972-6/31/1972
EX IN Indian Affairs 7/1/1972-[12/31/1972]

Box 3

EX IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1973-4/30/1973
EX IN Indian Affairs 5/1/1973-9/31/1973
EX IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1973-[8/9/1974]

Box 4

GEN IN Indian Affairs Begin - 3/31/69 [11/11/1968-3/31/1969]
GEN IN Indian Affairs 4/1/1969-6/30/1969
GEN IN Indian Affairs 7/1/1969-9/30/1969
GEN IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1969-12/31/1969

Box 5

GEN IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1970-3/31/1970 [1 of 2]
GEN IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1970-3/31/1970 [2 of 2]
GEN IN Indian Affairs 4/1/1970-6/30/1970
GEN IN Indian Affairs 7/1/1970-9/30/1970
GEN IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1970-12/31/1970

Box 6

GEN IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1971-9/30/1971
GEN IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1971-12/31/1971
GEN IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1972-5/31/1972
GEN IN Indian Affairs 6/1/1972-7/31/1972

Box 7

GEN IN Indian Affairs 8/1/1972-[12/31/1972] [1 of 2]
GEN IN Indian Affairs 8/1/1972-[12/31/1972] [2 of 2]
GEN IN Indian Affairs 1/1/1973-5/31/1973
GEN IN Indian Affairs 6/1/1973-9/31/1973
GEN IN Indian Affairs 10/1/1973-[8/9/1974]

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