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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Cathleen D Cahill; William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
|ISBN:||9780807834725 0807834726 9781469606811 146960681X|
|Notes:||"Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."|
|Description:||xv, 368 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. From Civil War to civil service. There is an honest way even of breaking up a treaty : the origins of Indian assimilation policy ; Only the home can found a state : building a better agency --
pt. 2. The women and men of the Indian Service. Members of an "Amazonian corps" : white women in the Indian Service ; Seeking the incalculable benefit of a faithful, patient man and wife : married employees in the Indian Service ; An Indian teacher among Indians : American Indian labor in the Indian Service ; Sociability in the Indian Service ; The Hoopa Valley Reservation --
pt. 3. The progressive state and the Indian Service. A nineteenth-century agency in a twentieth-century age ; An old and faithful employee : the Federal Employee Retirement Act and the Indian Service.
|Series Title:||First peoples (2010)|
|Other Titles:||Federal fathers and mothers|
|Responsibility:||Cathleen D. Cahill.|
"A major contribution to our understanding of how gender and ethnicity shaped Indian affairs in this era. The book is well written and deeply researched, and it gives readers a sophisticated and
- United States. -- Bureau of Indian Affairs -- History.
- United States. -- Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Officials and employees -- History.
- Civil service -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
- Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- History.
- Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934.
- USA. -- Bureau of Indian Affairs.