Faces of America The federal government and "the Indian problem"
Louise Erdrich's grandfather led a fight against Indian termination.. Details
Program: Faces of America
Episode: The federal government and "the Indian problem"
Louise Erdrich's grandfather led a fight against the American government’s policy of Indian termination from the 1940s to the 1960s. The policy granted Native Americans the rights and privileges of citizenship, but ended the recognition of tribal sovereignty, tax exemption and trusteeship of Indian reservations.
Premiere Date: 01/20/2010
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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