Indian Citizen Act
Gave Native Americans the vote.
Leavitt Bill ("Dance Order")
1921 + 1923
Prohibited tribes from performing traditional dances and rituals. AIDA formed as a result.
Failed to enforce the Bursum and Leavitt bills
Would have authorised the acquisition of Pueblo lands - failed due to AIDA.
Part of the Dawes Act which reduced Native lands.
Criticised the Dawes Act and Allotment Policy.
Indian Reorganisation Act (Wheeler-Howard Act)
Recognised and preserved Native traditions, gave Natives more influence on the reservations, could practice their own religion and have their own cultural identity, unallocated land lost between 1900-1930 was restored.
Indian Claims Commission
Indian Vocational Training Act
American Indian Policy Review
Indian Education Act
Closure of boarding schools adn the building of schools on reservations
Indian Self Determination Act
Tribes could negotiate with contracts with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for their own education, health and social services.
Native American Religious Freedom Act
Indian Child Welfare Act
An attempt to determine the rights of Native American parents in relation to forcibly removing Indian children, which was mostly a result of cultural traditions being misinterpreted as neglect.
Native American Graves Protection Act
Native Americans had the right to claim back bodies in museums etc., as well as protect remaining graves.