Carole Goldberg, J.D.
Duane Champagne, Ph. D.
with assistance from
Wallace T. Cleaves
A report prepared by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center
for the Advisory Council on California Indian Policy
The Community Service / Governance / Census Task Force Report
March 27, 1996
Table of Contents
I. Executive Summary and Recommendations 1 II. Studies That Document Funding Inequities 9 III. Service Population: Undercounting and Inequity in California 15 IV. Land Inequities 28 V. The Underfunding of California Indians by Federal Agencies 32 VI. The Unequal Administrative Attention Given to California Indians by the BIA 37 VII. Case Study in Funding Inequity-General Assistance Welfare 40 VIII. Case Study in Funding Inequity-Law Enforcement and Tribal Courts 47 IX. Case Study in Funding Inequity-Education 60 X. California Tribal Government Administration 72 XI. Funding Inequity and California's Special Legal Status: Public Law 280 and the Breakdown of Law in California Indian Country 80 XII. Socio-Economic Inequities Suffered by California Indians 103 XIII. California Indian Program Needs 111 XIV. Status and Needs of Unrecognized and Terminated California Indian Tribes 120
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