Housing of American Indians on reservations, an overview
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- Housing -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Indian reservations -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Income distribution -- United States -- Statistics

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SeriesStatistical brief -- SB/94-32, Statistical brief (Washington, D.C.) -- SB-94-32
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of the Census
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. :
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Open LibraryOL14453563M

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  The main goals of Indian reservations were to bring Native Americans under U.S. government control, minimize conflict between Indians and settlers and encourage Native Americans to .   The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights reported in that 40% of on-reservation housing is considered inadequate. The problem has improved little over the past 13 years. Indian Country Today confirmed that there homeless Indian families, 30 percent of Indian housing is overcrowded, and less than 50% of it is connected to a public sewer. The Order applies to all tenants in the country who are subject to eviction for nonpayment of rent, including tenants assisted under programs administered by HUD’s Office of Native American Programs, such as the Indian Housing Block Grant program. This Order temporarily halts these evictions from September 4, , through Decem   WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Life on American Indian reservations is bad and shows few signs of getting better anytime soon, according to two speakers Feb. .