Unformatted text preview: it will also be breaking the law. This is because the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Services are the main agencies of the Federal Government, which have worked with and for Indians, carrying out federal trust responsibility and treaty obligations, called for in the United States Constitution. For many Native American Indians, Senator Rand Paul’s proposed plan is an insult to them. This plan indicates that the Senator has no awareness of American Indian history (Capriccioso, 2/8/11). I believe the legislation is linked to the issue, because of the National Congress of American Indians is asking for a modest increase in funding for a variety of federal programs, but at the same time, Senator Rand Paul is proposing the elimination of funding for federal programs for Native American programs and agencies. I believe that this would also explain the connection....
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- Summer '10
- Native Americans in the United States, senator Rand Paul