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Problems facing Native American youths

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )

Problems facing Native American youths

hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session on oversight hearing on problems facing Native American youths, August 1, 2002, Washington, DC.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Indian youth -- Drug use -- United States -- Prevention.,
    • Indian youth -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 107-758
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .I45 2002m
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 83 p. :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3746310M
      LC Control Number2003426654
      OCLC/WorldCa51873133

      Irish Return an Old Favor, Helping Native Americans Battling the Virus. In the Choctaw people sent $ to help during the potato famine. Irish donors are citing that gesture as they help two.   A panel of experts has released a lengthy report detailing the extent of the public health issues plaguing American Indian children who live on tribal land, concluding that these kids’ lives are being “destroyed by relentless violence and trauma.”. According to the researchers, American Indian kids suffer from disproportionately high rates of abuse and neglect, and most of them aren’t.

      Time and time again, our Native American brothers and sisters have seen the federal government break solemn promises, and huge corporations put profits ahead of the sovereign rights of Native communities. I will stand with Native Americans in the struggle to protect their treaty and sovereign rights, advance traditional ways of life, and improve the quality of life for Native communities. Vine Victor Deloria, Jr. was an American Indian author, theologian, historian, and activist. He was widely known for his book Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto (), which helped generate national attention to Native American issues in the same year as the Alcatraz-Red Power Movement/5.

      Women's Issues. American Indian and Alaska Native women are the life givers, the culture bearers, and the caretakers of Native peoples, and their interests must .   Native youth, in general, have the lowest high-school graduation rate of students across all schools, and the graduation rate for Native Americans in South Dakota is roughly 50 percent. Finding a Author: Alia Wong.


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Farming, hunting and trading were all affected by their new limitations. Their inability to thrive as they had once done led to mass poverty across all the Indian Nations.

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Problems Facing Native American Youths. Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, on Oversight Hearing on Problems Facing Native American Youths (August 1, ). Some of the most troubling issues for misunderstood Native American students involve “ Childhood and Developmental Disorders ” including learning disabilities, Autism, and ADHD whether formally diagnosed or presumed on the part of educators due to entrenched ableist beliefs rooted in racist stereotypes about Native American students being “ unintelligent.”.

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Native Americans have been consistently threatened with cultural assimilation. For every American Indian/Alaska Native kindergartners, only seven will earn a bachelor's degree, compared to 34 of every white kindergartners.

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