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Native American and Indigenous Studies: U.S. Government Documents

State of American Indian Nations

Government Offices

Bureau of Indian Affairs
Indian Affairs (IA) is the oldest bureau of the United States Department of the Interior. Established in 1824, IA currently provides services (directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts) to approximately 1.7 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. (website)


Indian Health Services
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. (website)


National Archives
The Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is the online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries.


Office of Native American Affairs - Small Business Administration
Offers a primer, planner and other services for Native Americans creating small businesses.

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