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The Great Confusion in Indian Affairs: Native Americans & Whites in the Progressive Era
Journal of the West (2006)
  • John P. Bowes, Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract

According to Holm, the absence of a theortical framework caused the confusion in Federal Indian policy during the Progressive Era, a period stretching roughly from the 1890s to the 1920s. As the nineteenth century drew to a close, hardened supporters of assimilation like Richard Henry Pratt struggled to operate in an American society that began to view as worthy certain elements of American Indian culture like art and environmental preservation.

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  • book review The Great Confusion in Indian Affairs: Native Americans & Whites in the Progressive Era
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Publication Date
Winter 2006
Citation Information
John P. Bowes. "The Great Confusion in Indian Affairs: Native Americans & Whites in the Progressive Era" Journal of the West Vol. 45 Iss. 1 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_bowes/20/