US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations


98th Congress, 2d Session



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This excerpt from the United States (US) Year-End Senate Report, dated January 1, 1984, includes a section entitled “Accomplishments of the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs” that summarizes laws passed and enacted regarding Indigenous People in the United States. The summary covers business pertaining to tribes across the United States, including the note that hearings on Indian health were held in North Dakota, Alaska, Washington, and Montana and that the Indian Health Care Improvement Act was vetoed. The summary indicates that an inheritance and land consolidation code was enacted pertaining to the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota. The summary also claims that mineral interests beneath the Garrison Reservoir were restored to the Three Affiliated Tribes. The report also indicates that the US Select Committee on Indian Affairs became a permanent committee.

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Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Indian Health Care Improvement Act, mineral interests

Organizations Referenced

Mashantucket Pequot Indian Tribe, Mashantucket (Western) Pequot Tribal Nation, Mashantucket Pequot Tribe of Connecticut, Ak-Chin Tribe, Ak-Chin Indian Community, Ak Chin Indian Community of the Maricopa (Ak Chin) Indian Reservation (Arizona), Bureau of Indian Affairs, Cochiti Pueblo, Pueblo of Cochiti (New Mexico), Pueblo of Cochiti, Ko-tyit, Department of Education, Indian Health Service, Kaw Tribe, Kaw Nation (Oklahoma), Sovereign Nation of the Kaw, Kanza, Kaw Nation, People of the Southwind, Shoalwater Bay Tribe, Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation, Shoalwater Bay Tribe, Səʔ notsʔ Tí, Select Committee on Indian Affairs, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation (South Dakota), Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Sisíthuŋwaŋ Waȟpéthuŋwaŋ oyáte, United States Congress, Zuni Pueblo, Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation (New Mexico), Zuni Tribe, Pueblo of Zuni, A:shiwi


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Recommended Citation

US Congress, Senate. Year-End Report of the 2d Session of the 98th Congress. 98th Cong., 2d sess., S. Doc. 46. January 1, 1984.

Year-End Report of the 2d Session of the 98th Congress



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