Federal Indian Policy – Self Determination

/Federal Indian Policy – Self Determination


Self-determination is the current policy period for Indian America. There are many ways in which tribes and individuals are exercising their right to control their own destiny in an increasingly diverse American society. It is necessary for teachers and students to familiarize themselves with American Indians today and the contemporary and future issues they face. The study of changing demographics, identity, and the unique tribal cultures are important considerations for understanding American Indian people.

Original Resource: opi.mt.gov

Type: Document

Grades: 6-12