The Unfashionable

Number 14177
Subject Native Americans
Source Washington Post Magazine
State DC
Year 1997
Publication Date Feb. 23, 1997
Summary In the year of "Dances with Wolves," everybody wanted to be on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Nearly a decade later, it can hardly get a quorum. Reporter Peter Carlson looks at the problems still plaguing America's Indian reservations, from extreme poverty to an inefficient bureaucracy at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Category General
Pages 11
Keywords Indians;BIA;treaties;Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell;gaming;poverty;Black Hills
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