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Unformatted text preview: Running head: NATIVE STRUGGLES 1 Native Struggles Mesheka Johnson ETH 125 May/ 19/2011 SUZANNE STRULOWITZ NATIVE STRUGGLES 2 Native Struggles There are several important issues between both the Native Americans and the federal government; the fight for land. They were promised by the federal government that they could stay on the reservations if they gave up a good portion of their land, which was back in the 1800’s. “In a study by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights it was reported that there was disproportionately lower funding for critical Indian services, including law enforcement, health care, and education than there is for all other populations of people. (National Congress of, 2005)” It seems as though the federal government is dragging their feet in a lot of ways. But the biggest way in my opinion, is that the Native Americans are still fighting for restitution and the...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09