Tag Archive: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Littlewolf v. Hodel – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1989-1990

The White Earth Reservation, located in northern Minnesota, was set aside “in perpe­tuity” in 1867 for the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians. It  then comprised ap­proximately six million acres, but has been reduced to about 50,000 acres. In the early years…
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Hopi Partition Land Resisters u. US.A. – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1987-1988

Usually portrayed in the media as a con­flict between the Navajo and Hopi peoples, the struggle occurring at Big Mountain is in reality one between the Indian peoples and the federal government. At issue are lands located in Arizona which…
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White Earth – Native Americans – CCR Docket 1986-1987

Located in northern Minnesota, the White Earth Reservation is set aside for the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians. At one time, it comprised approximately six million acres, but has been reduced to about 50,000 acres. In 1978 the Minnesota…
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Big Mountain – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1986-1987

Many people in the United States know about the struggle that is occurring at Big Mountain by virtue of the recent Academy Award-winning film, “Broken Rainbow.” Usually portrayed in the media as a con­flict between the Navajo and Hopi peoples,…
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