What is a reservation?

Published on September 30, 2010 by Alice

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Indian reservations are areas of land reserved by the federal government as permanent tribal homelands. The United States established its reservation policy for American Indians in 1787. Today there are 314 reservations, among the last, large tracts of private lands.

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