The Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey ofConditions of the Indians in the U.S.

The Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey ofConditions of the Indians in the U.S.

This collection comprises two sets of documents that helped the response to 40 years of failed Native American policies. The first is the full text of thereport entitled The Problem of Indian Administration, better known as the Meriam Report. The second comprises the 41-part report to the U.S. SenateCommittee on Indian Affairs detailing the conditions of life and the effects of policies and programs enacted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs on NativeAmericans. Both of these collections provide unique documentary insights into many major tribes: Sioux, Navaho, Quapaw, Chickasaw, Apache,Pueblo, Ute, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kickapoo, Klamath, and many others.

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