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Editors: Albert O. Hughes and Eric A. Sanders
Book Description:
This book presents current research on new developments and policies in the American Indian population in the United States. Topics discussed in this compilation include a brief history of federal Indian education programs, the students served by these programs and their funding; the Indian Education Formula Grant Program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA); addressing child hunger and obesity in Indian country; unique factors that may affect economic activity on tribal lands; gaming on newly acquired lands and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA); and Indian reserved water rights under the Winters Doctrine. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-xi

Federal Indian Elementary-Secondary Education Programs: Background and Issues
(Cassandria Dortch, CRS) pp. 1-39

Indian Education Formula Grant Program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Cassandria Dortch, CRS) pp. 41-65

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA): A Legal Overview
(Jane M. Smith, CRS) pp. 67-81

Addressing Child Hunger and Obesity in Indian Country: Report to Congress
(Anne Gordon, Vanessa Oddo) pp. 83-110

Indian Issues: Observations on Some Unique Factors that May Affect Economic Activity on Tribal Lands. Testimony of Anu K. Mittal, Government Accountability Office delivered at the Hearing on "Regulatory Barriers to American Indian Job Creation" pp. 111-123

Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA): Gaming on Newly Acquired Lands
(M. Maureen Murphy, CRS) pp. 125-141

Indian Reserved Water Rights Under the Winters Doctrine: An Overview
(Cynthia Brougher, CRS) pp. 143-151

Index pp. 153-162

      American Indians: Developments, Policies and Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: , 7x10 (NBC - G) 163pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-351-4
   Status: AV
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