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This history framework is organized by United States Indian policy as well as by chronology. The following time periods and United States policies constitute this framework.
Prior to 1778 British or Dutch colonial policies
1778 - 1887 Removal and relocation
1887 - 1934 Reservation and allotment
1934 - 1946 Tribal reorganization
1945 - 1961 Termination and urban relocation
1961 - present Self-determination