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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

Budgeting Indian Nations 1928-Present

Kamisha Yazzie


Healthcare
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



Education
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.



General economic conditions
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.



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