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Term: termination

Definition: Indian policy of the U.S. government under the 1953 Freedom from Federal Supervision Act, which ended U.S. support for many tribes and caused widespread poverty; in Wisconsin, the Menominee were "terminated" under the act.

[Source: Loew, Patty. Indian Nations of Wisconsin (Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2001).]
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