Examine the policies of the United States and their effects on American Indian identity, culture, economy, tribal government and sovereignty including:
A. passage of the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924
B. effects of the federal policy of assimilation including Indian boarding schools (1880s-1940s)
C. authority to select tribal leaders as opposed to appointment by the federal government
D. exploitation of American Indian resources, lands, trust accounts, head rights, and guardianship as required by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.