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Budgeting Indian Nations 1928-Present. Kamisha Yazzie. Healthcare. *In 1832 the first Congressional appropriation specifically for Indian Health care was put into affect because of smallpox. *In 1910 Congress began funding BIA health care.

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Budgeting Indian Nations 1928-Present

Kamisha Yazzie


Healthcare

*In 1832 the first Congressional appropriation specifically for Indian Health care was put into affect because of smallpox.

*In 1910 Congress began funding BIA health care.

*In 1955 IHS was established under Public Health Services

*In 1976 Indian Health Care Improvement Care

Ways the IHS Helps

Network of hospitals, clinics, health stations

IHS, tribal, urban Indian health programs

Clinical, public health, and community services


Traditional Healing to Contemporary Medicine


Education

  • The Merriam Report: The most fundamental need in Indian education is a change in point of view.

  • American Indians are poorly educated.

  • Intelligent testing was utilized to deny opportunity.

  • In doing so, misconceptions are formed about the adequacy of the American Indian.

  • Non-Indians stress the natural home setting in public schools, but take a different approach to the minority.

  • Boarding schools: abuse, malnutrition, & child labor.


Bridging the gaps of cruelty and assimilation

through Education.


General Economic Conditions

  • Reservation Communities are still high in Poverty

  • School Systems are Poor among State Standards

  • Lack of Education & Higher Ed. Funding

  • High Rates in Crime, Alcoholism, and Suicide

  • Low Economic Development

  • Unmet Federal Funds

  • Broken Treaties, Agreements, & Ordinances

    Indian Gaming (Casino) for some Tribes have allowed more Economic Development to take place & offer other availability to start programs.

    I.H.S. & B.I.A. offer some employment for Native Americans who are qualified.


Pre-Encounter Era


  • http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16516865

  • http://www.cwu.edu/~ectl/diversity/wastate/meriamreporteducation.pdf

  • http://www.users.muohio.edu/johnso58/246SNboardingschools.html

  • http://jaie.asu.edu/v18/V18S3sur.html

  • http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2008/nativetrends/1_demographics.asp

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u3VOZ4n4aM&feature=fvwrel&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

  • Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

    • www.iwri.com

  • Dr . Bonnie Duran University of Washington

  • Native American Research Center for Health

    www.narch.com


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