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Cahill, Cathleen D
Federal fathers & mothers : a social history of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933 / Cathleen D. Cahill
Alternate Title Social history of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E93 .C27 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs -- History
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Officials and employees -- History
Subject(s) Civil service -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- History
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934
Physical Description xv, 368 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Note "Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-352) and index
Contents 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
Series First peoples (2010)
Alternate Author William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies

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