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In 1984, the U.S. Senate voted to make the Committee on Indian Affairs permanent, and the basic mission is "to study the unique problems of American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native peoples and to propose legislation to alleviate these difficulties." Visitors can learn a bit more about the Committee and its members in the "About the Committee" section. After reading through the brief introduction there, users can click on sections that cover "Hearings & Meetings" and "Issues and Legislation". The "Issues" section is perhaps the most informative, as it includes summaries that provide a basic outline of primary issues affecting different Native American groups, such as gaming, reservation roads, and tribal law. Visitors can also offer their own comments on these affairs and view a list of relevant links.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > United States Government

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    Social studies -- United States government,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- Human relations,Social studies,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115441906T,Social Sciences,NSDL

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