The Lack of Trust in A Trust Relationship: Indian Affairs and the Federal Government

Imagine if the government controlled everything you owned, everything you loved. “Imagine if the government were responsible for looking after your best interests.” Imagine if the government mismanaged your assets and land, holding you within the reach of poverty and subpar health. This nightmare is the reality for many American Indians, and their only option is to play the hand that is dealt to them by the government.

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