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Author Cahill, Cathleen D
Title Federal fathers & mothers : a social history of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933 / Cathleen D. Cahill
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  323.1197 C1194 2011    AVAILABLE  -  30500101463068
Descript xv, 368 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Series First peoples : new directions in indigenous studies
Note "Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Pt. 1. From Civil War to civil service -- There is an honest way even of breaking up a treaty : the origins of Indian assimilation policy -- Only the home can found a state : building a better agency -- pt. 2. The women and men of the Indian Service -- Members of an "Amazonian corps" : white women in the Indian Service -- Seeking the incalculable benefit of a faithful, patient man and wife : married employees in the Indian Service -- An Indian teacher among Indians : American Indian labor in the Indian Service -- Sociability in the Indian Service -- The Hoopa Valley Reservation -- pt. 3. The progressive state and the Indian Service -- A nineteenth-century agency in a twentieth-century age -- An old and faithful employee : the Federal Employee Retirement Act and the Indian Service
Subject United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs -- History
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Officials and employees -- History
Civil service -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- History
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934
Alt Author William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies
Alt Title Federal fathers and mothers
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