Indians on the move : Native American mobility and urbanization in the twentieth century (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Indians on the move : Native American mobility and urbanization in the twentieth century

Author: Douglas K Miller
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Series: Critical indigeneities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1972, the Bureau of Indian Affairs terminated its twenty-year-old Voluntary Relocation Program, which encouraged the mass migration of roughly 100,000 Native American people from rural to urban areas. At the time the program ended, many groups-from government leaders to Red Power activists-had already classified it as a failure, and scholars have subsequently positioned the program as evidence of America's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas K Miller
ISBN: 9781469651378 1469651378 9781469651385 1469651386
OCLC Number: 1097176112
Description: 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Painting a new landscape: Native American mobility in the twentieth century --
The bear and how he went over the mountain: confinement and the boarding school generation --
Who can say they are apathetic and listless now?: war industry work and the roots of the relocation program --
These people come and go whenever they please: negotiating relocation in postwar Native America --
I can learn any kind of work: Indian initiative in urban America --
Relocation has degraded Indian people: urbanization's catastrophic potential --
They always come back: urban Indians' return to and influence on a changing Indian country --
A place made of sorrow?
Series Title: Critical indigeneities.
Responsibility: Douglas K. Miller.

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In 1972, the Bureau of Indian Affairs terminated its twenty-year-old Voluntary Relocation Program. At the time the program ended, many groups had already classified it as a failure. Douglas Miller  Read more...

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