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The management of reservations by agents of the Bureau of Indian Affairs produced a variety of records – [[American Indian Census Rolls|Indian census rolls]], [[American Indian Allotment Records|allotment (land) records]], school records, health records and a number of other documents.
With the passage of the [[Indian Reorganization Act]] (also known as the Wheeler-Howard Act) in 1934, American Indian Tribes set up their own tribal governments. Many of these tribal governments began recording vital records, tribal enrollment records and other records of value to genealogists.<br><br><br>External Links:<br>[ American Indian Policies.]<br><br>Bibliography:<br>Deloria, Vine, ed. American Indian Policy in the Twentieth Century. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992.<br><br>Smith, Jane F. And Robert M Kvasnicka, eds. Indian-White Relations: A Persistent Paradox. Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press, 1976.<br><br>Category: [[Indians of North America]] <br>


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