American Indians and World War II: toward a new era in by Alison R. Bernstein

By Alison R. Bernstein

The effect of worldwide warfare II on Indian affairs used to be extra profound and lasting than that of the other occasion or policy--including Roosevelt’s Indian New Deal and efforts to terminate federal accountability for tribes lower than Eisenhower. concentrating on the interval from 1941 to 1947, Alison R. Bernstein explains why termination and tribal self-determination have been logical result of the Indians’ international battle II studies in conflict and at the domestic entrance.

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Bernstein. 1st ed.  cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.  Title. 54´03dc2090-50682 CIP The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources, Inc. Copyright © 1991 by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University. All rights reserved. A. First edition. Page v To my mother and to the memory of my father, Robert Bernstein Page vii Contents List of Illustrations ix Preface xi 1.

61 The Department of Agriculture served Indians during the depression through the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, which made nearly $1 million available to Indian farmers to purchase purebred cattle. The AAA participated in Commissioner Collier's livestock reduction efforts by purchasing surplus goats and sheep from the Navajos. These efforts succeeded in moving Indians from an exclusive reliance on sheep and goats to other livestock. "62 And yet, tragically, despite these gains made by the BIA and the federal agencies, it seemed as if the New Deal was merely running to keep up with the course of Indian affairs during the Depression.

61 The Department of Agriculture served Indians during the depression through the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, which made nearly $1 million available to Indian farmers to purchase purebred cattle. The AAA participated in Commissioner Collier's livestock reduction efforts by purchasing surplus goats and sheep from the Navajos. These efforts succeeded in moving Indians from an exclusive reliance on sheep and goats to other livestock. "62 And yet, tragically, despite these gains made by the BIA and the federal agencies, it seemed as if the New Deal was merely running to keep up with the course of Indian affairs during the Depression.

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