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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.|
"Will appeal to scholars interested in colonialism and Native American studies, especially students of the assimilation era in the United States. Beyond North America, Cahill's work will be of use to
- 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.