Indians of North America -- Government relations
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 394 BC
Scope and Content The Dennis Chávez Papers are comprised of material from Chávez' career as a politician. This includes his tenure in the New Mexico State Legislature, as well as in the United States Congress, where he was involved in such areas as Indian affairs, labor, the Post Office, the Defense Department, Latin American issues, and New Deal programs. The collection contains personal and congressional papers and correspondence (including materials relating to Senator Joseph McCarthy), photographs, news...
Dates: 1921-1963; Majority of material found in 1930-1962
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and research materials used by Donald L. Parman for his book The Navajos and the New Deal. The collection offers a grounded perspective about Navajo life during the New Deal era along with in-depth discussions about how tribal council leaders and the United States federal government worked within respectful yet contentious relationships in terms of reservation life, education and health issues, and land rights.
Dates: 1883-1994; Majority of material found within 1933-1944
Abstract The majority of this collection is the business, legal, and personal correspondence of E. L. Moulton from 1910-1958.
Dates: 1910-1965; Majority of material found in 1912-1958
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 This collection documents John Redhouse's activities and involvement with projects and issues relating to Native sovereignty and environmental justice. Included are proposals, reports, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and publications.
Scope and Content The majority of this collection represents Kay Cole's involvement with Dennis Banks and American Indian issues, dating from the 1970's. The collection is divided into 9 overlapping series. D-Q University contains materials related to D-Q (Deganawidah Quetzacoatl) University, an accredited, Indian controlled Indian/Chicano college which was established in Davis, California in 1971 and continues to operate today. Dennis Banks was a student, an instructor,...
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
Identifier: AC 292
Scope and Content Collection contains copies of documents used by historian John P. Wilson in preparation of publications on Lincoln County. This material was reference material collected by Wilson from various sources including the National Archives, State Record Center, personal communication, and other sources. Included are business papers, census reports, military contracts, legal records, etc.
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)
Scope and Content The Robert E. Robideau papers contain reports, court documents, Freedom of Information Act released FBI files, newspaper clippings, correspondence, handwritten notes, publications, audiocassette tapes, flyers, and research files pertaining to Robideau's lifelong work as an American Indian Movement activist. The original collection is divided into 3 overlapping series. 2 more series were added in July 2011. AIM consists of 23 boxes which contain the...
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 Santa Fe Indian School: The First 100 Years Project consists of 51 cassette tapes comprising 31 oral history interviews, 27 transcripts, photocopies of photographs (the originals are held at SFIS), the exhibition catalog, One House, One Voice, One Heart: Native American Education at the Santa Fe Indian School, and assorted biographies, correspondence, and clippings. There are no cassettes for interview numbers 6, 11, 24, and...
Abstract This collection contains records of the Tonantzin Land Institute, an indigenous peoples advocacy organization founded in 1982. The records deal with a number of social and political issues relating to land, water, and community organizing, as well as administrative aspects of the Institute.
Dates: 1911-2000; Majority of material found within 1981-1997
Abstract The Ward Alan Minge Papers contain legal and historical documents (depositions, reports, exhibits, legal opinions, translations and transcriptions of Spanish and Mexican era sources, documents from the territorial and modern era) concerning New Mexico’s Pueblo Indians. Correspondences, reports, maps, and articles pertaining to the Pueblos and to various New Mexico historical associations and commissions are also included.