Howard H. Baker
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.
Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Indian Health Care Improvement Act, mineral interests, Select Committee on Indian Affairs
Ak-Chin Tribe, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Cochiti Pueblo, Department of Education, Indian Health Service, Kaw Tribe, Mashantucket Pequot, Paiute Tribe, Shoalwater Bay Tribe, Select Committee on Indian Affairs, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, United States Congress, Zuni Pueblo
Government Printing Office
American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History
US Congress, Senate. Year-End Report of the 2d Session of the 98th Congress. 98th Cong., 2d sess., S. Doc. 46. January 1, 1984. https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/43/
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