Origins of Navajo Youth Gangs

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/8/10 The Origins of Navajo Youth Gangs Brandon Galang Laura Hutcheson
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9/8/10 Origins Among the Navajo, transition to adulthood has been especially difficult for males. Delinquency increases with modernization because “teens are less well integrated with adults than
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9/8/10 20th Century Agency towns- towns created within Navajo country. Agency towns slowly grew through the 20th century 1930’s- government’s livestock reduction program destroyed the Navajo pastoral economy and altered Navajo social structures
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9/8/10 20th Century 1950- Government passed the Navajo Hopi Long-Range Rehabilitation Act- Expanded schooling and developed reservation infrastructure Late 1950s= nearly 90 percent of Navajo children were attending schools, many in federal boarding schools.
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9/8/10 Post World War II Expansion of Navajo participation in a boarding school system isolated youths from parents and community Increased peer group identification
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