The American Indian and Alaska Native Urban Population

Brandt, Jennifer Rachel; Smith, Raymond Arthur

Federal policies, which encouraged individuals from the AIAN population to move to urban centers, created a sense of isolation and desperation in the urban AIAN population. However, this despair created unity and helped to foster the emergence of a pan-Indian, or supra-tribal, identity.


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Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
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March 10, 2014