Guide to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Business Council Records 1954-1971
Cage 206

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. Business Council
Title
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Business Council Records
ID
Cage 206
Date [inclusive]
1954-1971
Extent
4.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
2 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Minutes, resolutions, ordinances and official statements of the Business Council, and other printed and manuscript materials.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Business Council Records, 1954-1971

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is a sovereign nation governed by a 14-person board of adult Colville tribal members officially titled the Colville Business Council and informally called the tribal council. The Business Council was established as the governing board of the Tribes in 1938. (Source: www.colvilletribes.com)

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains minutes, resolutions, ordinances and official statements of the Business Council, 1963-1971, and other printed and manuscript materials, especially relating to the termination of federal supervision of the tribes, 1954-1970.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in two series. Series 1: Business Council records, arranged in chronological order. Series 2: Governance and economic documents, especially relating to the termination of federal supervision of the tribes.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. Business Council

Subject(s)

  • Civil Rights
  • Colville Indian Reservation (Wash.)
  • Colville Indians -- Archives
  • Forestry and Forestry Products
  • Indian termination policy -- Washington (State)
  • Indians of North America -- Washington (State) -- Archives
  • Laws and Legislation
  • Native Americans
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Chronological Sequence of Business Council Records 1963-1971 

Box

1963 July 24-1967 January 12 1963-1967 

1

1967 February 10-1968 June 21 1967-1968 

2

1968 July 10-1970 July 16 1968-1970 

3

1970 October 8-1971 September 1 1970-1971 

4

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Series 2: Governance and Economic Documents 1954-1970 

Box

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation: General Information 1954-1967 

4

Bureau of Land Management correspondence 1970 March 9 

4

Project Head Start application: Nespelem 1968 

4

Audit report 1968 June 30 

4

Report: "Analysis and Report on the Printed Hearings on the Constitutional Rights of the American Indian" by the Colville Indian Association 1963 June 5 

4

Report: "An Analysis of Economic Development Possibilities of the Colville Indian Reservation" prepared by the Stanford Research Institute 1960 December 

4

Partial copy of "An Analysis of Economic Development Possibilities of the Colville Indian Reservation" 1960 December 

4

Report: "Economic Aspects of Timber Management on the Colville Indian Reservation, Washington" 1962 

4

Report: "Over-All Economic Development Plan of the Colville Indian Reservation" by the Colville Business Council Undated 

4

Report: "Work Experience Project, Okanogan and Wenatchee Forests, Preliminary Prospectus" 1970 April 6 

4

Report: "Human Resources Survey of the Colville Confederated Tribes" by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (2 copies) 1959 June 

4

Statements on Senate Bill 56 and S. 282 by the Colville Business Council and members thereof 1963-1968 

4

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