1 Reply Latest reply on Sep 1, 2020 11:22 AM by Cara Jensen

    Seeking records about IHS sterilization policy

    Alex Haft Newbie

      Indian Health Service and its contractors are alleged to have conducted sterilizations on 24-50% of Native American women from 1965 to 1978. I am looking for primary documents.

        • Re: Seeking records about IHS sterilization policy
          Cara Jensen Scout

          Dear Mr. Haft,

           

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

           

          We searched the National Archives Catalog and located 30 series in the Records of the Indian Health Service,(Record Group 513) that reference your specific time period and may contain information on IHS policy . For guidance and access to these records, please contact the National Archives locations via email as referenced in each description.

           

          We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!

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