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Unformatted text preview: government. B. Government Health and Education policies in the 1950s gave DIAND the ability to legislate on behalf of Indian people and to control their lives. C. Urban emigration 1. Exposure to new values, including welfare system. 2. Return those values to the reservation. D. Relations with Kenora 1. White residents complained about “drunken Indians”. 2. The reservation was a source of money and employment for the local economy. 3. Value conflict: welfare dependency viewed as immoral. 4. Indians excluded from town’s social life and faced racial discrimination. a) Conflict over access to Anishinabe Park. b) American Indian Movement (AIM) and Ojibwa Warrior Society. c) As “outside suppliers”, residents of Kenora benefited more than the Indians from the government programs....
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- Spring '08
- Hudson's Bay Company, Anishinabe, wild rice, Christian missionary schools