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State Agency Records - Indian Affairs Commission - #30605

Title: Indian Affairs Commission. Executive Director’s Files

Dates: 1950-2011

Record Series: 30605

Quantity: 9 feet

Abstract: Consists of correspondence, memoranda, legal opinions, reports, speeches, and printed material relating to establishment of the Commission and Indian affairs.

Copyright:  Public records are not subject to copyright restrictions, although record series may contain copyrighted material. Consideration of such copyrights is the responsibility of the author and publisher.

Access:  These records are available for public inspection under provision of the North Dakota Century Code, 55-02.1-08.

Citation:  Researchers are requested to cite the record group, series name and number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Box / Folder Inventory

Box 1:
1 Reports - Congressional Record and Biennial Reports of the Commission 1954-1958
2 Testimony 1954-1958
3 Correspondence 1954-1958
4 Annual Report 2001-2002
5 Executive Director Reports 1975-1990
6 Correspondence 1993-1994
7 Correspondence 1995-1997
8 Federal Regulation Notices 1975
9 Federal Regulation Notices 1975
10 Federal Regulation Notices 1975
11 Federal Regulation Notices 1975
12 Federal Indian Legislation 1991-1992
13 Federal Indian Legislation 1991-1993
14 Constitution and By-laws of the Devils Lake Sioux Tribe vol. 1 1-4 ca. 1990
15 Constitution and By-laws of the Devils Lake Sioux Tribe vol. 1 5-10 ca. 1990

Box 2:
1 Constitution and By-laws of the Devils Lake Sioux Tribe vol. 2 11-12 ca. 1990
2 Constitution and By-laws of the Devils Lake Sioux Tribe vol. 2 13-19 ca. 1990
3 Tourism 1972-1980
4 Census - North Dakota Indian Statistics 1970
5 Congressional Bills 1973
6 Congressional Correspondence 1979-1985
7 Federal Indian Policies 1963-1978
8 Indian Policy Statement 1983
9 Indian Reorganization Act of 1934
10 Indian Self Determination Act 1975
11 National Legislation 1975
12 Public Laws 1984
13 Public Law 97-458 1983
14 Reagan Indian Police Statement 1983
15 Supreme Court Decisions U. S. 1978
16 Attorney General Correspondence 1981-1987
17 Attorney General Meetings 1982
18 Attorney General Opinions 1971-1983
19 Federal Aid Coordinator's Office - Correspondence 1981
20 Governor's Message 1983
21 Human Rights Act 1983
22 ND, Combined Law Enforcement Council 1978-1981
23 ND Federal Program Review Process 1984
24 North Dakota Legislative Council 1983-1987
25 State Jurisdiction and Taxation 1973
26 Main Treaty 1976-1977
27 Menominees 1970-1976
28 Taos Pueblo Blue Lake 1970
29 Treaties: Chronological List of Treaties made by Tribes and United States 1973
30 Coal Development 1987
31 Energy Conservation 1979-1986
32 Four State-Fort Union Coal Conference 1981
33 Indian Water Rights 1975-1978

Box 3:
1 President's Water Policy 1972
2 Maps 1971
3 Bridges 1970-1987
4 Game and Fish Ca. 1970-1980
5 Garrison Diversion 1965
6 Garrison Diversion Unit Commission 1979-1984
7 Natural Resources 1979
8 Regional Environmental Assessment Program 1975
9 Regional Environmental Impact Statement 1973
10 Old West Regional Commission 1979
11 Sakakawea 1975
12 Lewis and Clark Trail Council 1981-1987
13 N. D. State Railway Plan 1976
14 Restitutionary Plan for the AMOCO and Selfridge Oil Overcharge 1984-1986
15 Indian Studies Task Force 1990
16 Enrollment Allotment Special Education Reports 1984
17 Indian Studies Course 2000
18 Indian Studies Course 1983-1989
19 N.D. N.A. Curriculum Project 1989
20 Indian Studies Course Outline 1983-1989
21 Indian Studies Task Force 1990

Box 4:
1 Indian Education 1886-1990
2 Surveys to develop ISI Thesis Survey 1990
3 NDIEA Minutes 1989
4 Peyote 1969
5 The Circle Never Ends: a Multi-Cultural Preschool Curriculum Model 1990
6 Hands On/Minds On: Science Activities for Children 1989
7 Four Bears Project 1969-1976
8 American Indian Development Association 1977
9 Agricultural Task Force 1967-1971
10 Arikara Indian Scouts Research and Study Project 1983
11 Attorney General Meeting Correspondence 04/23/1981
12 Business Regulatory and Enterprise Assistance Department 1983
13 Child Welfare 1980
14 Coal 1977
15 Community Action Program 1980
16 Community College 1983
17 Constitution and By-Laws 1936-1965
18 Education 1975-1980
19 Elderly 1986
20 Federal Cylinder Project 1980
21 Game and Fish 1979-1982
22 Garrison Dam Bill 1983
23 Three Tribes Herald, The 1967-1977
24 Bridges - Fort Berthold Indian Reservation 1987
25 Highway 22 - Fort Berthold 1984
26 Fort Berthold History Ca. 1980
27 SCR 4029 Northeast Quadrant Resolution 1983
28 SCR 4008 Fort Berthold - Counties 1981
29 History 1956-1980
30 Housing 1974
31 Fort Berthold Natural Resources 1980

Box 5:
1 Three Affiliated Tribes Financial Statements 1988
2 Human Resource Project 1977
3 Job Training Program Act - Mike Cross 1983
4 Juvenile Delinquency 1975
5 Jurisdictional Issues 1979
6 Three Affiliated Tribes Jurisdiction within Boundaries 1985
7 Land Study, Paul Feiter ca. 1985
8 Legal 1981
9 Mandans 1971
10 Mental Health ca. 1980
11 Fort Berthold Newspaper Clippings 1972
12 Oil and Gas Gross, Fort Berthold 1982
13 Oil and Gas Leasing 1977-1984
14 Planning 1979
15 Position Paper 1978
16 Press Releases re: SCR 4029 1983
17 Tribal Council Minutes 1977-1982
18 Roads 1974
19 State Proposals to Enforcement of Pesticide Regulation on Fort Berthold Reservation 1985
20 Water Issues 1973-1981
21 Ft. Berthold (Three Affiliated Tribes) Land and Treaties 1976
22 Culture 1980
23 News clippings - Fort Berthold and prominent residents 1955-1981
24 Laws and Treaties of the Sovereign Tribal Nations of North Dakota ca. 1980
25 Indian News Articles 1977-1980
26 The Indian in North Dakota: a series of articles written by Mr. Cal Olson of the Fargo Forum 1966
27 Selected Tribal Code Provisions: Devils Lake Sioux Law and Order Code, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Code of Justice, Fort Berthold Tribal Code and Turtle Mountain Tribal Code ca. 1990
28 Off-Reservation Symposium 1981
29 Biennial Report 1991-1993
30 Quarterly Meeting 05/29/1997
31 Air Photo Research and Land Operation Overview Report One Turtle Mountain Reservation Belcourt, North Dakota 1979
32 Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation Fort Berthold Reservation Tribal-State Relations ca. 1992-2000
33 Voting Record of the North Dakota Legislature on Indian and Indian Related Legislature 1977
34 Biennial Report 1991-1993
35 Voting Record of the 1981 Legislative Assembly on Indian Issues 1981
36 Newspaper Clippings 1957-1979
37 Statewide Indian Programs Directory 1994
38 The Tribal Nations of Montana: a Handbook for Legislators 1995
39 Voting Record of the North Dakota Legislature on Indian and Indian Related Legislature 1979
40 First Nations Development Institute: Ten Year Report 1992
41 Aboriginal Peoples Collection Aboriginal Corrections Policy Unit Examining Aboriginal Corrections in Canada 1996
42 States and Tribes Building New Traditions 1995
43 North Dakota History: A Special Issue Featuring Contributions from the North Dakota Humanities Council 1999 Larry Remele Fellows 1999
44 Federal Role in the Development and Use of Tribal Governing Documents 1996
45 Shaping Our Own Future: the Next Step Towards a True Government-to-Government Relationship The Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Workshop 1991
46 Newsweek Focus - Native Americans We Are Here 1990

Box 6:
1 Self-Governance a Tribally Driven Initiative 1993
2 North Dakota Indian Youth Leadership Institute Ca. 1990
3 Native American Curriculum High School 1989
4 Native American Curriculum Junior High School 1989
5 Native American Curriculum Intermediate 1989
6 Indian Culture Club (State Pen) 1977-1984
7 Indian Civil Rights Act of 1964 1964-1978
8 Civil Rights 1977-1980
9 Governors' Interstate Indian Conference (GIIC) - History 1950-1970
10 American Indian Movement 1970-1975
11 Resolutions 1987-1996
13 History - Fort Totten and Devils Lake 1967
14 History - Standing Rock 1970
15 Quarterly Meeting 05/29/1997
16 Old NDIAC Indian Cultural Material 1979
17 State of the Relationship Text 1984-1985
18 Correspondence 1987
19 Correspondence 1986
20 Correspondence 1985
21 Correspondence 1992-1993
22 Correspondence 1991-1992
23 Directory of Statewide Indian Programs 1984

Box 7:
1 Alternatives to the Department of Interior's Proposed Regulations Concerning Rights of Way Across Indian Land 1968
2 News Clippings 1950-1980
3 Cassette recordings of Commission meetings 2007-2008
4 Cassette recordings of Commission meetings 2005-2006
5 Cassette recordings of Commission meeting and Governor visit to TMBC 2001
6 Cassette recordings of Commission meetings 1999-2002
7 Audio recordings of meetings and public programs on cd-r 2002-2011

Box  8:  Audio recordings of Commission meetings and other programs 1980-2011

Box 9:
1 For Eagles to be Crows: Program One - Fort Berthold One 1973
2 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Two - Fort Berthold Two 1973
3 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Three - Fort Berthold Three 1973
4 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Four - Fort Berthold Four 1973
5 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Five - Fort Totten One 1973
6 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Six - Fort Totten Two 1973
7 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Seven - Standing Rock One 1973
8 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Seven - Standing Rock Two 1973
9 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Nine - Turtle Mountain One 1973
10 For Eagles to be Crows: Program Ten - Turtle Mountain Two 1973
11 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 11 - Federal Agencies and Programs One 1973
12 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 12 - Federal Agencies and Programs Two 1973
13 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 13 - Alcoholism 1973
14 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 14 - Church Involvement One 1973
15 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 15 - Church Involvement Two 1973
16 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 16 - Education One 1973
17 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 17 - Education Two 1973
18 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 18 - Employment 1973
19 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 19 - Housing 1973
20 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 20 - Law and Order 1973
21 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 21 - Mass Media, Public Facilities and Recreation 1973
22 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 22 - Non-Reservation 1973
23 For Eagles to be Crows: Program 23 - Public Health 1973

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