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From the transformation of the Chowchilla into warriors to the epidemics, American invasion, gold rush, Mariposa war, the beginning through the demise of treaties and reservations, missionaries and boarding schools, the Rancherias and Indian Reorganization Act to the complicated rancheria termination and reinstatement, expulsion from the Picayune Rancheria, and finally the present day major goal and issue for the Chowchilla, which is Federal recognition of the distinct tribe, all aspects of Chowchilla Yokut cultural history are decisively investigated and presented without prejudice.
Beginning with a discussion of theories of tribal sovereignty, the work covers policy and treaties from the middle eighteenth century, the revolutionary period, the Indian Trade and Intercourse Acts, federal recognition of tribes, Jackson and the westward removal, the Dawes Act, and the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.
This policy changed in 1934 with the Indian Reorganization Act.
Between the institution of the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) in 1934, which ended allotment, and 1940, the BIA began to issue Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB), though without any written regulations for such issuance.
The research will focus on three influencing factors: the original form of tribal government, the Treaty of 1855, and the acceptance of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.
We had a landslide vote to stay with the Indian Reorganization Act because we got the land under that act.
The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, also known as the Wheeler-Howard Act, inaugurated a sweeping change of policy in Native American affairs.
As Justice Blackmun's dissenting opinion in Brendale urges, it is not the purpose of creating the reservation or the effects of allotment that matter, but rather the intent of subsequent Congresses that passed the Indian Reorganization Act repudiating the Allotment Act and setting the current policy of self-determination.