Indians of North America -- Civil rights
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains materials generated from Eda Gordon's work on behalf of Native American peoples on issues relating to energy development and exploitation on native lands, the Navajo-Hopi land dispute, and tribal sovereignty.
Dates: 1974-2002; Majority of material found within 1974-1983
Abstract The Joseph M. Montoya Papers document Montoya's career in politics, primarily in the U. S. House of Representatives and U. S. Senate. The collection contains administrative files, correspondence, legislation, reports, speeches, press releases, campaign materials, and news clippings.
Dates: 1913-1977; Majority of material found within 1957-1976
Abstract The collection consists of documents from LaDonna Harris' life as an activist and from AIO's four decades of operation as a non-profit organization involved in advocacy and development projects related to the needs and rights of Native Americans.
Dates: 1953-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-2000
Abstract This collection contains the records of the National Indian Youth Council. The records relate to administrative and organizational issues and activities such as voting rights protection, American Indian religious freedom issues, political participation projects, treaty rights protection, public education, international work, and job training/placement.
Dates: 1935-2000 (bulk 1961-1993)
Abstract This collection documents activities of the American Indian Movement (AIM), including the takeover of Wounded Knee, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota by AIM. Also documented are the circumstances underlying the takeover, the aftermath, and individual court cases associated with Wounded Knee and the American Indian Movement. Materials relevant to Native American issues such as sovereignty, land, water, resources, health and education are also included in the collection.
Dates: 1965-1995 (bulk 1973-1979)
Scope and Content The contents of this collection reflect Dr. Witt's concerns for American Indian issues. Series I contains materials that Witt collected while working as a consultant to the Potawatomie, Ottawa, and Chipewa tribes for their cases before the Indian Claims Commission (ICC). The majority of the material in this series relates to docket numbers 18e (Ottawa and Chippewa of Michigan), 18g (Red Lake Band, Chippewa), 29 (Hannahville Potawatomi), 57 (Saginaw Chippewa), 58 (Ottawa and Chippewa of...