Reservations Overview

Reservations Overview

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List of 50 largest Indian reservations

Here is a list of the 50 largest federally recognized Indian reservations in the United States by area. It includes all that are larger than 800 km² (300 sq. mi.). Area is defined as all areas included in Tribal Census … Continue reading

Reservation Beginnings

Previous Views: 17,220 In 1851, the United States Congress passed the Indian Appropriations Act which authorized the creation of Indian reservations in modern day Oklahoma. Relations between settlers and natives had grown increasingly worse as the settlers encroached on territory and … Continue reading

Reservation Poverty

Previous Hits: 10943 The quality of life on some reservations is comparable to that in many third world  countries, with issues of infant mortality, life expectancy, nutrition and poverty, and alcohol and drug abuse. For example, Shannon County, South Dakota, home of … Continue reading

Reservation programs administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service
Reservations: Land Tenure and Federal Indian Law