Humanities › History & Culture An Overview of Federal Indian Policy History Share Flipboard Email Print American Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island, 1969-1971. Tewy, Courtesy Wikimedia Commons History & Culture American History Native American History Basics Important Historical Figures Key Events U.S. Presidents American Revolution America Moves Westward The Gilded Age Crimes & Disasters The Most Important Inventions of the Industrial Revolution African American History African History Ancient History and Culture Asian History European History Genealogy Inventions Latin American History Medieval & Renaissance History Military History The 20th Century Women's History View More By Dina Gilio-Whitaker Updated March 18, 2017 Introduction Treaties Removal President Andrew Jackson Assimilation Reorganization Termination Self-Determination Wounded Knee conflict, Nixon References Wilkins, David. American Indian Politics and the American Political System. New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007. Corntassel, Jeff and Richard C. Witmer II. Forced Federalism: Contemporary Challenges to Indigenous Nationhood. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. Inouye, Senator Daniel. Preface: Exiled in the Land of the Free. Santa Fe: Clearlight Publishers, 1992.